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In-State Employment

 

Shared Transportation Planner – Windham, CT 

Post Date: 4/18/2018
Close Date: 5/7/2018

 

Summary: Windham Region Transit District (WRTD) and the University of Connecticut (UConn) are seeking a highly motivated, independent individual to fill the role of Shared Transportation Planner. This position is responsible for working cooperatively with WRTD and UConn to provide comprehensive planning support; in order to complete near and long range multi-modal transportation goals.

WRTD provides public transportation in the Windham Region (inclusive of nine (9) towns), with extension down to Norwich. The Windham Region is served by four (4) different services: Fixed Route, Commuter Bus, ADA Paratransit and Dial-A-Ride. UConn Transportation Services provide fixed route, charter, and off-campus shuttle services to their Storrs Campus Students.

Responsibilities will include

  • Assessing, planning and implementing transportation and transit initiatives, inclusive of route analysis and development
  • Assessing environmental impacts related to projects initiated at the university, regional, agency, and enterprise levels
  • Overseeing the work of consultants retained to work on transportation projects
  • Drafting a plan for shared maintenance facilities and staff
  • Coordinating the public involvement process for WRTD and UConn Transportation including staging public appearances and announcements, organizing public meetings, giving presentations, and educating the public concerning transportation issues
  • Serving as a liaison for WRTD and UConn Transportation with the business community, citizen groups, Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), Capital Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), Southeastern Council of Governments (SCCOG), Northeast Council of Governments (NECOG), and other state and local agencies
  • Advocating for effective coordination between state and local agencies
  • Coordinating the development of a Special Events Plan for the Tolland/Mansfield/Windham area

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Transportation Planning, Urban Planning or related field and 5 years of transportation and land use planning, transit planning or relevant experience. Must also have knowledge of Methods, practices, and procedures involved in transit planning; Transit equipment and relevant technologies; • Environmental Justice/Title VI; Transit ridership survey development and data analysis, Marketing concepts including social media engagement; Computer programs (word processing, spreadsheets, database, Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Project Management; and Grants Management.

Salary: $72,000 – $80,000

To Apply: To apply for this position, please email Resume and Cover Letter to John Rayman, WRTD Administrator at JRayman@WRTD.org.

 

 

Planner – Cheshire, CT 

Post Date: 4/13/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

 

Summary: Milone & MacBroom, Inc. offers a full integration of specialty practices in community planning, civil engineering, water resources engineering, landscape architecture, water and wastewater engineering, transportation engineering, and construction administration to bring projects from the planning level through construction. They are seeking an entry-level Planner to support senior staff in a team setting at its corporate office located in Cheshire, Connecticut. The position will be responsible for analysis, preparation of reports and planning graphics, conducting public outreach, and developing recommendations on diverse and complex planning assignments.

Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in planning or a closely related field and at least two years of experience in planning or urban design while gaining increasing responsibility are preferred.
  • Well-developed ability to translate planning data into concise, easily understood materials for broad dissemination
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)is highly desirable
  • Quantitative analytical skills using Microsoft Excel and other related tools
  • Proficiency in Esri ArcGIS is a must.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with local officials, citizens, and nongovernmental organizations in the public outreach processes

Travel, attendance at evening meetings, and a driver’s license are required.

To Apply: For more information on this position, please click here.

 

 

Planner – Ridgefield, CT 

Post Date: 4/04/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

 

Summary: The Planner will assist the Director in the overall operation of the combined Planning & Zoning/Inland Wetland Department. Attends evening meetings of the Commission/Board when assigned.  Assists the Director in research, report-writing, resolutions, and meetings with the public and applicants.  Assists the Director in fulfilling the statutory and regulatory responsibilities of local and state laws.  Prepares and/or delegates preparation of agendas and legal notices with assistance from clerical staff.  Some field inspections may be required.

Qualifications: Along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related discipline, qualified applicants must also be able to have the:

  • Knowledge and ability to apply the principles and practices of municipal planning
  • Ability to review and interpret drawings, plans and planning documents
  • Knowledge and understanding of Connecticut laws and statutes pertaining to planning, zoning and wetlands.
  • Computer and research skills essential, graphic and drafting skills highly desirable
  • Report-writing ability is essential, along with ability to express ideas clearly in both oral and written format

Salary: $51,000 to $73,544

To Apply: For more information on this position, please click here.  Interested applicants should send completed application and resume to:

Town of Ridgefield

Human Resources

400 Main Street

Ridgefield, CT 06877

or

e-mail us at personnel@ridgefieldct.org.

 

 

 

 

Summer Intern – Stamford, CT 

Post Date: 3/23/2018
Close Date: N/A

 

Summary: The City of Stamford Land Use Bureau, Stamford’s planning department, is looking for a summer intern to support the Bureau’s planning function, including:

 

  • Assist in review of zoning map, zoning text and other applications submitted to the City’s Land Use Boards;
  • Assist in data analysis and mapping using ArcGIS;
  • Conduct research on land use, historic resources and other items;
  • Support ongoing land use studies, such as the South End Neighborhood and Historic Preservation Study;
  • Support of other Bureau functions, e.g., Zoning Enforcement and Environmental Protection Board.

The internship is for up to three months, between May and September, exact start and end dates TBD. Work schedules are flexible but a commitment of at least 21 hours per week is required.

Qualifications: Current master’s Student in Urban Planning or related field; knowledge of MS Office Products, in particular Excel, Word and PowerPoint; knowledge of basic statistical methods; and basic knowledge of ArcGIS.

Salary: $15.00 an hour/ 21 hours a week at least

To Apply:  Download and complete the application form and follow the instructions for submission here. Then send a current resume to StamfordLandUse@stamfordct.gov, Subject line: Summer Internship.

 

 

Out-of-State Employment

 

Community Services and Planning Program Manager – Berkshire County, MA 

Post Date: 4/16/2018
Close Date: Open until filled

 

Summary: The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) is looking for a unique individual in a new upper level position as Community Services and Planning Program Manager. This position would lead efforts to work with the cities and towns of Berkshire County Massachusetts to build collaborative relationships to improve the delivery of high quality municipal services in a cost-effective way.  The primary duties include conducting program development and management, research, analysis, and technical assistance in the areas of service sharing, cooperative purchasing, local government service, and comprehensive planning. This position presents a challenging opportunity to use those skills and interests to build a Community Services Program. This position offers the opportunity for someone who has been in the field for at least 5 years to grow professionally.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Public Policy, Planning or equivalent field from an accredited college or university with at least five years of directly related increasingly responsible experience, preferably at the local or regional level, or equivalent combination of experience and training. Dual Planning and Public Administration degrees preferred. Candidate must have valid driver’s license and access to private vehicle.

Salary: $61,638-$83,211 (35 hours per week)

To Apply:  Submit the following items to info@berkshireplanning.org, by e-mail only: a letter of interest and resume. Position available immediately and open until filled. A full position description and information about BRPC is available at http://berkshireplanning.org/about/employment-and-internship-opportunities/. EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace. 1 Fenn Street, Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

 

 

 

Principal Planner – Cranston, RI 

Post Date: 4/02/2018
Close Date: 4/27/2018 (4:30 p.m.)

 

Summary: The City of Cranston, RI is in need of a Principal Planner to partake in professional city planning work in connection with community and urban planning graduate programs. Work involves the application of professional planning knowledge, skills and experience to a wide range of municipal planning issues. Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees and acts as the assistant to the Planning Director

Qualifications: Along with a Masters Degree in Planning (Community, Town, City/Urban, Regional) from an accredited college or university with a minimum five years of professional, progressive, planning experience, qualified applicants shall have the ability to:

Organize and distill complex planning research, draw logical inferences, and summarize results

Present findings before the general public in a concise oral and written format

Plan, assign, and supervise the work of subordinates, and to work as a team on specific projects

Make critical analysis of proposed planning projects, the merits of their design and function

Build and maintain professional relationships within all city departments

Provide quantitative /qualitative studies within the City

Salary: $62,717.20 to $79,079.00

To Apply: Applications must be filed on or before 4:30 PM, April 27 in the Office of the Personnel Director, Room 107, Cranston City Hall, 869 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI, 02910. Applications are available in the Office of the Personnel Director and on the Personnel webpage at: www.cranstonri.com. Time and location of the testing stages to be announced. For more information, please click  here.

 

 

Regulatory Officer II – Cape Cod, MA 

Post Date: 3/27/2018
Close Date: Open until filled

 

Summary: This position requires knowledge of regional planning principles and state, regional and local land use regulations in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as general office procedures; excellent oral and written communication skills, public presentation skills, organization skills and project management skills. Ability to participate as a member of a team of regulatory officers, planners, engineers and technical staff; ability to prepare reports; ability to manage projects and work independently.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental science, law or related field; Master’s degree or Juris Doctor preferred; minimum of one year of experience in regional planning, land use planning, environmental planning and or regulatory work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary: $62,608/year

To Apply:  Please apply on line at barnstablecounty.org.

 

 

 

Planner/Grant Writer – Albany, NY 

Post Date: 3/07/2018
Close Date: N/A

 

Summary: Laberge Group based in Albany, New York has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and talented planner/grant writer. This individual will work collaboratively with our team to prepare and assist in the preparation of grant applications for a wide range of municipal clients, as well as assist with portions of planning documents such as comprehensive and master plans; zoning regulations and land use laws; shared services, consolidation, and dissolution studies; brownfield opportunity area plans; economic development plans; and more.

Qualifications: Bachelors in planning or related field required; Masters preferred. Excellent technical writing and computer skills are required.  Must be accomplished in the management of multiple projects with excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills. Experience Adobe Creative Suite and ESRI ArcGIS software preferred.

Salary: Salary or hourly rate will be based on experience.

To Apply:  Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, and resume to: Laberge Group, 4 Computer Dr. Albany, NY or e-mail hr@labergegroup.com.

 

 

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