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Zoning Enforcement Officer – Beacon Falls, CT
Post date: 4/10/2015
Close date: 5/24/2015

Duties:

• Works under the direction of the Town’s Planning and Zoning Commission.
• Administers and enforces all Local, State and Federal Zoning Regulations.
• Investigates complaints of alleged violations, when in writing, with proper contact information.
• Reviews applications and plans for completeness and conformity, as time permits.
• Maintains accurate documentation, in the files, of all issues that come to the Zoning Office.
• Works with Town, State and Federal agencies to address zoning issues. These are the Town Attorney, Building Inspector, Town Engineer, Planning and Zoning  Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Inland Wetlands Commission, as well as  any other entity as needed.
• Provides the Planning and Zoning Commission with a Monthly Report at their regularly scheduled meetings.
• Maintains regular Office Hours.
• Meets with property owners and or their agents to discuss issues and or violations that  need to be addressed.
• Perform follow up inspections to check for Zoning Conformity.
• Issue appropriate paperwork: Including but not limited to Certificate of Zoning Compliance, Warnings, Cease and Desist, as well as Blight Violations.

Qualifications:

• Have a working knowledge of Town, State and Federal Zoning Statutes.
• State Certification as a Zoning Enforcement Officer or the ability to become State Certified within one (1) year of date of hire and must maintain the State Certification.

To Apply: Applications can be picked up and returned to Beacon Falls Town Hall, 10 Maple Ave, Beacon Falls, CT. Call (203)729-4340 for any questions. Application closing date is Friday, April 24, 2015.

Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer – Bristol, CT
Post date: 4/10/2015
Close date: 5/24/2015

SUMMARY: Plans, organizes, and implements a comprehensive zoning advisory, inspection, and enforcement program. Inputs and maintains computerized records, drafts correspondence, and orders remedial action of zoning violations. Interprets and enforces Zoning Regulations, City Ordinances including the Property Maintenance and Enforcement Code, and regulations related to health and safety. Conducts inspections, and participates in preliminary reviews and consultation with other City departments. Investigates and responds to complaints. Provides technical zoning assistance and consultation to various City Boards, Commissions, Departments, or special building committees. Prepares documentation required for enforcement of zoning regulations in civil court actions and criminal prosecutions, and appears in court.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires High school diploma/GED, and 3 years of relevant experience performing inspections and other zoning related duties, and interpreting municipal ordinances and state statutes regarding land use. Requires ability to read plans and specifications, working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, database and Internet software. Requires CT Driver’s License and CAZEO Certification (CT Association of Zoning Enforcement Officials).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: The list is not all-inclusive and may be supplemented as necessary. Regularly required to talk or hear. Frequently required to sit and stand, occasionally required to walk and climb or balance. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Works in indoor or office environment and outdoor environment.

Salary & Benefits: $29.83/hr. (Scheduled increase to $30.54/hr. effective 07-01-15.) Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & insurance package.

To Apply: Submit online application with resume: www.bristolct.gov. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Assistant Director of Planning & Development – Groton, CT
Post date: 4/9/2015
Close date: 5/1/2015

Summary: Non-union, full-time position, 40 hours/week

Qualifications: The skills and knowledge required would usually be acquired with a Master’s Degree in City, Urban, or Regional Planning, or Public Administration with concentrated course work in City Planning and six (6) years experience as an urban or regional planner with a minimum of two (2) years in an administrative or supervisory capacity. A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities of this position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience requirements. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to read, analyze and interpret business and professional journals, financial reports and legal documents. Proven leadership and experience in writing and adopting innovative zoning and subdivision regulations. Skill in sensitively and effectively responding to inquiries and complaints from customers, regulatory agencies and the business community. Ability to effectively prepare and present information to top management and public groups. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Able to appropriately deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. Criminal background, drug testing and driving record checks required prior to employment. Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Salary & Benefits: $76,535- $90,041

To Apply: Applications are available at the Human Resources Office, Groton Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT 06340 or at www.groton-ct.gov .  Applications must be returned to the Human Resources Office on or before May 1, 2015. Review of applications/resumes with best qualified candidates eligible for oral interview. Individuals with disabilities who will need reasonable accommodation to complete the selection process should inform the Human Resources Office on or before the application deadline. Documentation supporting the need for this accommodation may be required. The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Planner/Project Manager – Western Connecticut Council of Governments, CT
Post date: 4/2/2015
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) seeks a qualified person to serve as a (Transportation) Planner and/or (Regional Services) Project Manager. The employee may be stationed in one or both of WestCOG’s offices (in Brookfield and Stamford).

Job responsibilities may evolve over time but initially are expected to include:
• Management of a regional transportation program (MPO), and
• Development of local and regional transportation studies and plans; and/or
• Identification of opportunities for regional efficiencies and cost savings, and
• Development, implementation, monitoring, and continuous improvement of shared services multiple municipalities; and
• Other tasks as assigned
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and experience with:
• Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO)
• Regional transportation planning
• Multimodal transportation
• Regional government
• Local and regional government (all departments and functions)
• Experience with purchasing, procurement, contracting, negotiations, staffing, service delivery, and program and project management
• Familiarity with local government in Connecticut

Qualifications: S/he should have a Bachelor’s degree in (Master’s preferred) from an accredited university in one of the following or a relevant field:
• Planning
• Geography
• Information systems
• Operations management
• Management science
• Public administration
• Transportation engineering
• Logistics
In addition to at least one year of relevant experience (more preferred), the ideal candidate will have a high level of proficiency in:
• Spoken and written English
• Mathematics and statistics
• Information technology and information systems
The ideal candidate will be quick on his or her feet, be an innovative and creative thinker, and be highly motivated, affable, and reliable. To be considered, applicants must have a driver’s license, access to reliable transportation, and be legally able to work in the United States.

Salary & Benefits: Position will be filled at the Assistant/Associate/Junior/Senior Planner level, or as a Project Manager, and corresponding salary of $45,000-$70,000, depending on qualifications. Benefits are available.

To Apply: To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Mr. Francis R. Pickering, Executive Director at westcog@outlook.com. Selected candidates may be asked to provide additional information or to appear for a personal interview. This position will remain open until filled or closed.

WestCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Regional Planner – Environmental – Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, CT
Post date: 3/24/2015
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Regional Planner – Environmental will support lead planning staff in a wide range of regional environmental activities and planning studies, such as natural hazard mitigation, Brownfields reclamation, trails and greenways development, conservation and watershed management, and climate resiliency planning. Duties include but are not limited to assisting in the creation and maintenance of databases for the NVCOG’s geographic information systems, organizing project bids, scheduling meetings and conferences, drafting articles, reports, and correspondence, and creating presentations. Click here for a full job description.

Qualifications: The Regional Planner – Environmental will work with the operation and implementation of the region’s Brownfields Partnership; knowledge and experience in brownfield mitigation and program implementation is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, natural resource management, planning, engineering, or a related field is required. Knowledge of GIS systems is essential. Some professional work experience is preferred.

Salary & Benefits: $35,000 to $40,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, and retirement.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, references and representative examples of your relevant work and writing to Mark C. Nielsen, Director of Planning, NVCOG at: jobs@nvcogct.org. The NVCOG is an equal opportunity employer. The NVCOG reserves the right to accept in lieu of specific qualifications any combination of training and work experience that in its opinion demonstrates the experience, knowledge and ability to perform the duties. Applications will be kept in confidence until interviews are completed. Reference and additional supporting documents may be requested from the applicant if the NVCOG decides to advance their application.

Municipal Shared Services Coordinator – Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, CT
Post date: 3/24/2015
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Municipal Shared Services Coordinator will serve as the lead staff to standing committees and liaison to officials, consultants, and vendors related to the region’s Municipal Shared Service program. Responsibilities include managing the development of new projects, coordinating cooperative purchasing for municipalities, boards of education, and government agencies, facilitating shared services projects and applications. Click here for a full job description.

Qualifications: Experience with cooperative bid processes, contract negotiation, purchasing policies, project development, and research methods and data analysis is essential. A Master’s degree in public policy, public administration, political science, or a closely related field and five years’ experience are preferred. An equivalent combination of training, education, and work experience may be substituted.

Salary & Benefits: $60,000 to $85,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, and retirement.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, references and representative examples of your relevant work and writing to Mark C. Nielsen, Director of Planning, NVCOG at: jobs@nvcogct.org. The NVCOG is an equal opportunity employer. The NVCOG reserves the right to accept in lieu of specific qualifications any combination of training and work experience that in its opinion demonstrates the experience, knowledge and ability to perform the duties. Applications will be kept in confidence until interviews are completed. Reference and additional supporting documents may be requested from the applicant if the NVCOG decides to advance their application.

Senior Transportation Planner II – Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, CT
Post date: 3/24/2015
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Senior Transportation Planner II will be responsible for managing the core transportation and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) activities, planning studies, projects, the Surface Transportation Program, transit planning activities and studies, among other duties. The planner will serve as the liaison between NVCOG member municipalities and the Connecticut Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration. Click here for more information.

Qualifications: Experience with transportation, transit, bicycle and pedestrian issues, plans and programs, managing transportation planning studies and projects and supervising planning staff is essential. A Master’s degree in transportation planning, urban planning, civil or traffic engineering, or a related field and five years of experience are preferred. An equivalent combination of training, education, and work experience may be substituted.

Salary & Benefits: $60,000 to $85,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, and retirement.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, references and representative examples of your relevant work and writing to Mark C. Nielsen, Director of Planning, NVCOG at: jobs@nvcogct.org. The NVCOG is an equal opportunity employer. The NVCOG reserves the right to accept in lieu of specific qualifications any combination of training and work experience that in its opinion demonstrates the experience, knowledge and ability to perform the duties. Applications will be kept in confidence until interviews are completed. Reference and additional supporting documents may be requested from the applicant if the NVCOG decides to advance their application.

Senior/Principal Traffic Engineer – Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments, CT
Post date: 3/24/2015
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Senior/Principal Traffic Engineer will provide transportation and traffic engineering technical assistance to NVCOG’s member municipalities. Duties include: assessment of traffic and highway operations on key corridors and intersections, evaluating high accident locations, developing highway capital improvement project concept plans, and reviewing preliminary engineering design plans. Click here for a full job description.

Qualifications: Knowledge and understanding of federal funding programs and Connecticut Department of Transportation policies and procedures is essential. The appropriate candidate must have experience in Project Management, specifically the supervision of consultant design engineers. A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, transportation, civil or traffic engineering or a related field is required. Experience with CAD, AutoCAD, traffic simulation software (Synchro, TranPlan, TransCAD, HCS) or similar software is preferred. Engineer in Training or Professional Engineering license is preferred.

Salary & Benefits: $60,000 to $85,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, and retirement.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, references and representative examples of your relevant work and writing to Mark C. Nielsen, Director of Planning, NVCOG at: jobs@nvcogct.org. The NVCOG is an equal opportunity employer. The NVCOG reserves the right to accept in lieu of specific qualifications any combination of training and work experience that in its opinion demonstrates the experience, knowledge and ability to perform the duties. Applications will be kept in confidence until interviews are completed. Reference and additional supporting documents may be requested from the applicant if the NVCOG decides to advance their application.

Director of Planning and Community Development – Avon, CT
Post date: 3/23/2015
Close date: 4/10/2015, 4:30 PM

Summary: The Town of Avon is seeking an experienced Planning and Land Use professional to join the Town’s management team as Director of Planning and Community Development. The successful candidate will be a dedicated, positive, effective team player with a demonstrated track record of successful municipal Planning and Land Use experience. The Director will report to the Town Manager as part of the organization’s highly effective, experienced and successful management team. Details on the position can be found here.

To Apply: Application for Employment (under job opportunities at www.avonct.gov) must be completed and returned with a resume and copy of your Master’s Degree by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2015, to:
William F. Vernile
Director of Human Resources
60 West Main Street
Avon, CT 06001

Assistant Zoning Inspector – New Canaan, CT
Post date: 3/17/2015
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Town of New Canaan is seeking to hire a full-time Assistant Zoning Inspector. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1) interpreting and enforcing zoning regulations; 2) reviewing project development site plans and applying the applicable regulatory standards; 3) performing field inspections; and 4) meeting with contractors, homeowners and project professionals during the permitting process.

Qualifications: 

•  Ability to read and interpret complex plans, specifications and technical studies/reports.
•  Knowledge of municipal zoning and subdivision practices.
•  Knowledge of procedures, practices and methods of conducting inspections and investigations.
•  Applicant shall also possess strong written and verbal communications skills and be a proficient user of Microsoft Office products.
•  CAZEO membership and CZEO certification are plus’s or must be obtained within one year from the date of eligibility to qualify for membership and certification.
•  Familiarity with GIS is also a plus.
•  Valid CT driver’s license is required.

To Apply: The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected. Salary is dependent on qualifications. If interested, please send resume to Cheryl Jones, Human Resources Manager at 77 Main Street, New Canaan, CT, 06840. Telephone: (203) 594-3108. The Town of New Canaan is an equal opportunity employer.

Regional Mobility Manager – The Kennedy Center, Inc.,  Trumbull, CT
Post date: 3/17/2015
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: 

• Provide outreach, information, education to people with disabilities, senior citizens, veterans, human service professionals and other populations in southwest Connecticut including municipalities along the coast from Greenwich to Milford and into the Valley Region.
• Create a variety of original materials/curriculum to educate and disseminate transportation related information to target populations and raise awareness of the Mobility Management project.
• Plan and conduct outreach events to target populations throughout southwest CT.
• Research all available transportation resources (public and private) that could be utilized by people with disabilities and/or senior citizens residing and/or working in the region to update an existing transportation Guidebook and program website.
• In collaboration with the Steering Committee, develop a plan to distribute collected information to target populations.
• Perform a continuous gap analysis for the region and identify realistic solutions to fill the gaps faced by the target populations.
• Expand the program’s network and market resources to all transit districts, human service agencies, local governments, regional planning agencies, non-profit agencies and others.
• Seek out and apply for funding opportunities to expand the mission of the program to provide accessible transportation service for seniors and people with disabilities throughout the service area.

Qualifications: 

• Bachelors Degree in Human Services, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Social Work or Transportation Planning or related field.
• Two years experience working with people with disabilities, veterans and/or senior citizens preferably in community education/outreach programs. Experience working with transportation providers preferred.
• Must have knowledge of social science research methods and statistics.
• Bi-lingual in Spanish strongly preferred.
• Valid Drivers License.
• You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
• Depending upon assignment, must be able to work in a variety of settings, weather conditions and locations.
• Must have knowledge of internet-based social media, web design, and design/publishing software programs as well as Microsoft Word, Access and Excel.

Salary & Benefits: $45,000 for a 37.5 hour work week, Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Flexibility required.

To Apply: Please email a Letter of Interest and resume to hr@kennedyctr.org. Project website for more information is www.knowhowtogoct.org.

Out-of-State Employment

Planner – Peeksill, NY
Posted: 4/10/15
Closing: 4/23/15

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Oversee and advise the Historic and Landmarks Preservation Board.

• Prepare Request for Proposals for consultants. Manage consultants and planning projects.

• Assist with management of Planning Department. In the absence of or at the request of the Director of Planning, attend meetings, sign memos and vouchers, and manage department personnel. Special Projects as requested by Director and self-initiated.

• Review plans referred to the City from neighboring municipalities and the County. Ensure that those proposals will have no negative impact on the City of Peekskill.; attend meetings as necessary.

• Research and apply for grant opportunities. Manage grants that are awarded, including planning, construction, budgeting, State reimbursements and grant requirements.

• Provide staff support to Zoning Board of Appeals by overseeing planning consultant, attending meetings and acting as a liaison for the Planning Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and either: (a) Bachelor’s Degree and three (3) years of experience in planning, architecture, engineering, or closely allied field; or (b) Bachelor’s Degree in City, Urban or Regional Planning, Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Traffic, or similar), Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography or allied field and two (2) years of experience in planning, architecture, engineering, or closely allied field; or (b) Master’s Degree in a field stated in (a) and one (1) year of experience as stated in (a); or (c) AICP Certification through the American Institute of Certified Planners; or d) a satisfactory equivalent combination of the foregoing training and experience.

TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a Letter of Interest, City of Peekskill Application and Resume to the City of Peekskill Human Resources Department, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, NY 10566. You may also submit this material via e-mail (jfriedman@cityofpeekskill.com). Employment Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Office or the City’s website www.cityofpeekskill.com (Human Resources Department).

Assistant Planner – Peekskill, NY
Posted: 4/10/15
Closing: 4/23/15

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee and advise the Conversation Advisory Commission, and attend meetings; provide information requested by the Commission, prepare minutes, and report back to Director of Planning.

• Oversee and advise the Artist Certification Committee, and attend meetings; meet with applicants, request information, prepare minutes and certificates.

• Prepare GIS mapping and website updates as needed.
• Perform special projects as directed such as park planning, neighborhood planning, infrastructure planning, Census planning, community planning, and environmental planning.

• Conduct planning-related information and data gathering for various city projects.
• Work with the City Newsletter team to organize and manage the quarterly City Newsletter.

• Assist with preparing and the administration of various grants as assigned; oversee student interns as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and either: (a) graduation from a recognized college with a Bachelor’s Degree* Degree in City, Urban or Regional Planning, Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Traffic or similar), Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography or allied field; or (b) graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree and one year of experience in planning, architecture, engineering, drafting or allied area; or (c) completion of two (2) years of study at a recognized college including 12 credits in one of the fields stated in (a) and two (2) years of experience in planning, architecture, engineering, drafting, or allied area; or (d) graduation from a Master’s Program* in a field stated in (a); or (e) a satisfactory equivalent combination of the foregoing training and experience.

TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a Letter of Interest, City of Peekskill Application and Resume to the City of Peekskill Human Resources Department, 840 Main Street, Peekskill, NY 10566. You may also submit this material via e-mail (jfriedman@cityofpeekskill.com). Employment Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Office or the City’s website www.cityofpeekskill.com (Human Resources Department).

Principal Planner – Town of Weymouth, MA
Post date: 3/25/2015
Close date: 4/14/2015

Summary: The Town of Weymouth has a challenging opportunity for a Principal Planner. Working under the administrative direction of the Director of Planning and Community Development and in accordance with State and local laws and regulations, the Principal Planner will administer the land use policies of the town, in the form of subdivision, special permits, site plan review and specific planning studies. Administers subdivision rules and regulations, including processing of applications, conducting site reviews, coordinating town agencies’ comments, making recommendation, preparing of conditions, developing construction cost estimates, and monitoring construction progress. Researches and drafts any necessary rules, regulations and ordinances pertaining to land use issues. Administers zoning special permit and variance application process; including agenda preparation and application review for the Board of Zoning Appeals, or by the direction of the Director of Planning and Community Development, and makes recommendations. Prepares and maintains planning studies. Prepares grant applications to State and federal agencies. Assists with and/or coordinates individual projects implemented by the town chief staff person to Planning Board for development of the Capital Improvement Plan. Assists the public with land use applications and permit questions.

Qualifications: In order to be considered, the candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Urban Studies or related field and four years of experience in municipal Planning, or a related field; Master’s Degree in planning and A.I.C.P. certification desirable; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary & Benefits: The salary range for this position is $66, 419.41 to $81,861.15.

To Apply: Interested candidates should forward their resume along with a cover letter to: Human Resources, Town of Weymouth, 75 Middle Street, Weymouth, MA 02189 Attn: Principal Planner Search. No later than Tuesday April 14, 2015.

The Town of Weymouth is an EEO/AA employer.

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