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Zoning Official  – Waterford, CT 

Post Date: 8/15/2018
Close Date: 9/5/2018 (4:00 p.m.)

Summary: The Town of Waterford is seeking a Zoning Official. The candidate will be responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Zoning Regulations, Blight Ordinance, and assisting with strategic community planning; responsible for the issuance of Zoning Compliance Permits in accordance with the Zoning Regulations and other approved permits issued by the Planning & Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Conservation Commission; and perform duties related to permit issuance and enforcement including violations, plan review, site inspections, public information and related tasks.

Qualifications: Related BS/BA and 2 years experience.  State Certification required or ability to obtain same within 2 years.  Thorough knowledge of municipal ordinances, regulations, state codes and statutes and municipal enforcement procedures, pmticularly as it pertains to land use matters. Knowledge of general surveying and civil engineering principles, planning and urban design principles, site and architectural design process and construction methods and procedures. Ability to interpret blueprints, drawings, regulations and specifications. Ability to inspect projects in various stages of site development. Ability to prepare reports and correspondence.

Salary: $70,587

To Apply: To apply, please send application (available at www.waterfordct.org) to the Director of Human Resources, Waterford Town Hall, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford CT   06385 by Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at 4:00pm.

 

 

 

Zoning Enforcement Officer/ IWWC Enforcement Agent – Burlington, CT 

Post Date: 8/6/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of Burlington, CT is seeking a part-time Zoning Enforcement Officer/ IWWC Enforcement Agent. May lead to full-time hours. Attendance may be required at some evening Town meetings. If interested, please send resume detailing employment history, education, and references to:

First Selectman’s Office

Town Hall, 200 Spielman Highway

Burlington, CT 06013

or email:  selectmensoffice@burlingtonct.us

 

 

Director of Planning and Development – Thompson, CT 

Post Date: 7/16/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of Thompson, CT is seeking a full-time Director of Planning & Development to manage Planning, Economic Development and Land Use.  The candidate will report to the First Selectman for day-to-day direction. He/She will provide information to the Board of Selectmen and the Board of Finance; provide technical support and Staff assistance to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Economic Development Commission, Small Cities Advisory Committee, Mill Sites Redevelopment Advisory Committee and the Economic Development Commission’s Branding Implementation Committee; perform technical and professional planning duties assuring compliance with the Town’s Plan of Conservation & Development, Town Ordinances and Regulations; perform responsible managerial, administrative work involving the management of the Community Development Block Grants and other Federal, State and Local programs; and perform complex technical and professional work in the pursuit, writing and submission of grant funding for the Town and Town sponsored activities.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized college or University in planning, public administration, or related field – plus three years’ experience as a successful municipal or regional planner and three years’ experience in economic development, including successfully applying for, and administering, grants. Any combination of training and experience which provides a demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position will also be considered.

American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) certification preferred.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume with references, list of grants obtained including grant amount and project description, and salary requirements to : First Selectman, Town of Thompson, P.O. Box 899, North Grosvenordale, CT 06255.  We are looking to schedule interviews and fill the position as soon as possible.  The position will remain open until filled.   For more information, please click here.

 

Director of Planning and Development – Clinton, CT 

Post Date: 7/13/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of Clinton seeks an energetic, visionary Planner to lead the implementation of its Plan of Conservation & Development. The Town of Clinton is primed to undergo an economic and community renaissance and is seeking a full-time staff Planner to lead the charge. Under the general direction of the First Selectman and policy direction from the land use commissions, oversees and performs planning services in the areas of land use planning and regulation, economic development, housing, population trends, potable water and waste water needs, transportation, and related municipal planning areas; provides technical and administrative assistance to land use commissions and staff, and participates in the enforcement of land use and zoning statutes and regulations.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning or closely related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal, regional or state land use planning, including 1-2 years of supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Supervisory or advanced practice experience may be substituted for advanced degree.  American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification eligible and must obtain such certification within 18 months of start of employment.  ESRI GIS training certificate preferred.  Knowledge of computer systems including Word, Excel, Outlook, GIS and related equipment with flexibility to work with new or unfamiliar programs.  Must have a valid Connecticut Class 3 driver’s license.

To Apply: Applications and the full job description are available in the First Selectman’s office or on the town website at https://clintonct.org/jobs.aspx. Please submit an application, resume, cover letter and list of three professional references to the First Selectman’s office, 54 East Main Street, Clinton CT 06413. You can also submit all of your information electronically on the town website at https://clintonct.org/jobs.aspx. Applications will be reviewed on a continual basis until the position is filled.

 

 

 

Multiple Positions in Resilience Planning – CIRCA – UCONN

Post Date: 7/10/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Director of Resilience Planning

The Director of Resilience Planning will coordinate and contribute to the four-year C3RP project that uses science-informed risk assessment and broad consultation to develop a prototype resilience framework for Connecticut. Activities will include selection and supervision of contractors, coordination with scientists, engineers, architects and state and municipal officials. Job Posting

Assistant Director of Research

The Assistant Director of Research (ADR) will coordinate a team developing science that supports the four-year project to develop a prototype resilience framework for Connecticut. With the supervision of CIRCA’s Executive Director, the ADR will coordinate the development, testing and application of numerical models of circulation in complicated coastal areas to determine levels and patterns of flood risk. Assessment of proposed risk reduction strategies will also be required. Job Posting

Data Analyst/Programmer

The Data Analyst/Programmer (DAP) will work in a team developing science that supports development of a prototype resilience framework for Connecticut. With the supervision of the Executive Director, the DAP will support and facilitate the collection and archiving of data, and the development, testing and application of numerical models of circulation in complicated coastal areas to determine levels and patterns of flood risk. Field work and the preparation of maps using GIS will be required. Job Posting

Research Associate

The Research Associate will work in a team developing science that supports a four-year project to develop a prototype resilience framework for Connecticut. This position will work on the development, testing and application of numerical models of circulation in complicated coastal areas to determine levels and patterns of flood risk. Job Posting

To Apply: Please click on “Job Posting” under each position title to learn more about responsibilities, required qualifications, and instructions for how to apply for each job.  Indicate which job you are applying for in your Letter of Application.Review of applications will begin immediately.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp For confidential inquiries or additional information, please contact  Lauren.yaworsky@uconn.edu

 

 

 

Town Planner – Monroe, CT 

Post Date: 6/28/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of Monroe has an exciting career opportunity and seeks qualified applicants for the position of Town Planner. The Town Planner is responsible for the oversight and management of the land use departments and coordinating and streamlining the land use permitting process. The successful candidate will have proven leadership experience and an ability to foster and develop robust, professional teams that provide superior customer service while providing solutions to complex challenges.    This position is full-time, reporting directly to the First Selectman.

Qualifications: Aside from a Bachelor’s Degree in municipal planning, business or public administration, or a related field, the following are also required:

  • Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in municipal land use
  • AICP certification preferred but not required
  • Must Maintain a Valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s License
  • Proven leadership experience and ability to foster and develop robust, professional teams that provide solutions to complex challenges
  • Proven experience in providing superior customer service
  • Must be able to think critically, analyze, and use ingenuity to respond quickly to unique situations
  • Highly self-motivated and goal oriented
  • Strong organizational, administrative and coordinating skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the current principles and practices of planning, economic and community development and the ability to effectively use same
  • Must have a solid working knowledge of Connecticut land use statutes and relevant state and federal case law and interpretations and to a lesser extent federal case law and/or regulations affecting land use
  • Must be able to read and comprehend technical texts, laws and regulations and provide verbal and/or written interpretations
  • Strong ability to prepare written documents and reports; superior communication skills (both verbal and written); Successful experience in delivering professional public presentations
  • Strong records management
  • Maintain a program of continuing professional education based upon the continually evolving practice of land use
  • Advanced computer skills, including Geographic Information Systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Salary: $69,282-$109,809

To Apply: Applicants should apply online at monroect.org.  Submit resume and cover letter.

 

 

 

Compliance Officer (Part-Time) – Glastonbury, CT 

Post Date: 6/26/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Under the broad supervision of the Director of Planning and Land Use Services, the Compliance Officer provides technical support to the planning staff in the Department of Community Development. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing field inspections, enforcing land use regulations and ordinances, and assisting in the review of land use applications. Work involves completing reviews of approved building sites prior to the issuance of a building permit, and inspecting for compliance with erosion and sedimentation control measures and other permit conditions. Incumbent makes routine enforcement decisions and coordinates the filing reviews for various land use projects.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, plus two (2) years’ experience in municipal planning, zoning, or construction inspection work. An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides a demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position will also be considered. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Salary: $27.24 (24 hours a week)

To Apply: An employment application may be obtained by visiting the Town’s website at www.glastonbury-ct.gov/employment, in person at the Customer Service Center or Human Resources Department, or by calling (860) 652-7710. Please send completed applications to the Customer Service Center at Town Hall, 2155 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT, 06033, email to infocenter@glastonbury-ct.gov, or fax to (860) 652-7505.

 

 

Town Planner – Stratford, CT 

Post Date: 6/21/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: This is highly responsible professional and administrative work involving the preparation and maintenance of the Town’s Plan of Development and related land use/development policies and studies.

Work involves responsibility for serving as primary staff to the Planning Commission and as secondary staff to the Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, as needed. Duties include drafting proposed land use regulations, analyzing technical data, and making policy recommendations. The position requires supervision of support staff and consultants or interns as available. Position requires that the employee have thorough knowledge, skill and ability in the areas of planning and land use and considerable knowledge of zoning practices

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in planning plus two (2) years relevant municipal planning experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in planning, architecture or landscape architecture plus four (4) years relevant municipal planning experience. The following is also recommended:

  • Ability to communicate effectively via oral and written presentations
  • Knowledge of basic planning principals and practice
  • Ability to work with local officials and neighborhood groups
  • Ability to supervise support staff and consultants
  • Thorough knowledge of one or more planning disciplines, e.g., housing, transportation, etc.
  • Ability to perform quantitative analysis, preferably experience with micro-computers
  • Knowledge of administrative techniques

To Apply: Applications can be found on the town’s website at www.townofstratford.com/humanresources and should be submitted to the Town of Stratford, Human Resources Department, 2725 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615.

 

 

 

 

 

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Transportation Planner – Cape Cod, MA

Post Date: 8/17/2018
Close Date: 9/24/2018

Summary: Cape Cod Commission is currently seeking to fill a Transportation Planner position.  The candidate will work collaboratively on a variety of transportation related projects; determine data collection requirements and methodology; conduct field work; collect and analyze data utilizing GIS, AutoCAD and transportation modeling software; and prepare reports and presentations.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in transportation planning, engineering, land use planning or related and one year of experience, including experience in analytical techniques; Master’s Degree preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

To Apply: For more details see capecodcommission.org/About CCC/ Employment. To apply for either position, apply on line at https://www.barnstablecounty.org/barnstable-county/employment-opportunities by September 24, 2018.

 

 

 

 

GIS Analyst – Cape Cod, MA

Post Date: 8/17/2018
Close Date: 9/24/2018

Summary: Cape Cod Commission is currently seeking to fill a GIS Analyst position.  The candidate will work on a variety of planning and technical projects requiring a good working knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS platform, Microsoft Office and Microsoft SQL. Experience with remote sensing, statistical analysis, python scripting and/or web programming would be a plus

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in geography, computer science, planning or related field and at least 2 years of experience in GIS computer applications; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply: For more details see capecodcommission.org/About CCC/ Employment. To apply for either position, apply on line at https://www.barnstablecounty.org/barnstable-county/employment-opportunities by September 24, 2018.

 

 

 

 

Regional Planner– Woodstock, VT

Post Date: 8/9/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) is a dynamic and accomplished regional planning agency possessing a very talented staff and a supportive Board of Directors. We are seeking an energetic Regional Planner as part of our team of professional staff.  The term of employment is one year, with a strong possibility of becoming permanent.  The Regional Planner will be responsible for individual projects, as well as assisting other professionals on a variety of existing projects.

Qualifications: Candidates must be able to hit the ground running and have excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. A Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental studies or a related field is required, and a Master’s degree preferred.  Experience at the municipal or county level in land use planning, zoning, transportation, public health or economic development, and GIS is also desired.  Strong social media and graphic skills a plus.  Having AICP certification is a plus.  Position requires a valid driver’s license, a dependable vehicle and attendance at night meetings.

To Apply: Persons interested in applying should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, writing sample, and three references to:

Peter G. Gregory, AICP, Executive Director
Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
128 King Farm Road
Woodstock, VT 05091

Materials may be emailed to:  pgregory@trorc.org

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