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In-State Employment

Environmental Project Manager – Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. 
Post date: 4/12/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. (FHI) is seeking an experienced Project Manager for our Environmental Services team. Candidates should demonstrate their ability to lead project teams, supervise and develop staff, provide excellent client service with innovative and strategic solutions, manage multiple projects concurrently, and conduct business development. Responsibilities will include preparing NEPA documentation, guiding permitting efforts, conducting technical analysis, writing reports, pursing new business opportunities, preparing scopes and fees, and participating in public meetings. Additionally, the candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with major transportation infrastructure projects is preferred.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field with a minimum of 10 years of experience in environmental consulting or related field. Candidates with a valid driver’s license preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with level of experience.

To Apply: Send resume to environmental@fhiplan.com or Claudia Massie, 416 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. is an EEO/AA /VEV/Disabled employer.

Regional Transportation Planning Director – NECCOG (Dayville, CT)
Post date: 4/5/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (NECCOG) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Regional Transportation Planning Director.  This position plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities related to the Region’s transportation plan and its connections with land use, economic development, natural disaster mitigation, emergency preparedness, transit enhancements, and potential funding sources; works with other NECCOG staff, member towns and regional, state and federal organizations; coordinates the development and implementation of studies, plans, policies, and projects to improve and protect the region’s transportation systems and performs related work as required. Requires a bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in transportation planning,  engineering, public administration, regional planning, or a related field with at least two years of progressive experience.  Salary $49,900 to $61,000 plus benefits. For job description please go to neccog.org.  Resume and Cover Letter can be sent here – position open until filled. NECCOG is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and dedicated to maintaining a diverse workforce.

Senior Transportation Planner – WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff (Glastonbury, CT)
Post date: 4/3/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Our integrated transportation planning, environmental, and traffic engineering practice in Connecticut is experiencing tremendous development. Our organization holds a range of challenging and exciting urban multimodal transportation projects. We are seeking a skilled, innovative, and creative planner/project manager to lead our Planning group in cultivating clients, identifying opportunities, delivering these projects. Candidates should have a good understanding of the state of the practice in multimodal transportation planning, Complete Streets design, transit planning, transit-oriented development, and urban transportation policy. Strong communications, client relations, and business development skills are essential. See website for full job description and responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum 10 years of experience in planning, transportation or land use (or equivalent working knowledge/experience).
  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, civil engineering, environmental science, or a related field. Master’s degree in one of these areas is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of relevant transportation planning and environmental permitting, including multimodal planning, Complete Streets design, smart growth development, transit-oriented development, NEPA, and CEPA.
  • Land use, transit-oriented development, and transit planning experience.
  • Working knowledge of appropriate Federal Highway Administration, AASHTO, state DOT, and other relevant guidelines, including the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, the AASHTO Green Book, and the NACTO Urban Street Design Guide.
  • Ability to establish partnerships with internal and external project management, client representatives, government agencies, and other organizations.
  • Ability to think creatively and critically about planning issues, and to effectively deliver multiple tasks and projects on deadlines.
  • Ability to manage staff to effectively deliver projects on deadlines, including managing staff on multiple projects.
  • GIS, mapping, and graphic design skills are strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical, written and oral communication.
  • Ability to train and mentor staff.
  • Professional certification (AICP, PE, PTOE, and/or other relevant certification) is strongly preferred.
  • The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

To Apply: To apply, please direct your resume here. EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.

 

 

Out-of-State Employment

Transportation Planner – Berkshire Regional Commission, MA 
Post date: 5/25/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Dynamic and motivated individual sought for a professional planner position with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), a regional planning agency serving Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts. This position is primarily focused on transportation planning activities with some involvement assisting with other planning disciplines. This is an excellent opportunity for the correct individual to gain multi-faceted experience in community and regional planning and public health initiatives. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing support to a wide range of planning activities. Work involves researching and analyzing transportation, environmental and socio-economic information/data, generating, writing, and producing plans and other technical documents and interacting with the public. Employees are expected to exercise a degree of independent judgment and initiative in the performance of duties.

Qualifications: Masters Degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university is required. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and two years of full time experience in transportation planning may be substituted for a master’s degree. Candidate must have valid driver’s license and access to private vehicle.  A strong background with computer software applications is required, especially MS Office; excellent written and oral communication skills, superior multitasking/ time management abilities are essential.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary range is $47,476 – $53,738 with benefits package. Minimum work week is 35 hours per week with flex time available. This position is a term position (a minimum of 6 months, beginning July 1, 2017) with the potential for the term to be extended or converted into a permanent position.

To Apply: Submit the following items to BRPC Transportation Program Manager: info@berkshireplanning.org  by e-mail only: resume, complete listing of courses and a two page writing sample.  (Please limit your writing submission to no longer than 2 pages, even if it needs to be an excerpt.)  No telephone calls.  Position available immediately and open until filled.  A position description and information about BRPC is available at www.berkshireplanning.org.  EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace.  1 Fenn Street, Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA  01201

Regional Planner – Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, VT 
Post date: 5/22/2017
Close Date: Open 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 Regional Planner will be responsible for individual projects, as well as assisting other professionals on a variety of existing projects.  TRORC’s region is comprised of 30 towns in east central Vermont with a combined population of 56,000. Most of the region is quite rural and has excellent recreational assets, very low unemployment and a variety of cultural and educational opportunities. TRORC’s offices are beautifully located on a conserved farm on the outskirts of Woodstock, Vermont.

Qualifications: Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office, and at least a bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental studies or a related field. 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 or being a Certified Flood Manager is a plus. Position requires a valid driver’s license, a dependable vehicle and attendance at night meetings.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary is competitive, accompanied by an outstanding benefits package.

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

Position open until filled. EOE.

Assistant Planner – Port Chester, NY
Post date: 5/18/2017
Close Date: Open until filled, encouraged by 6/16/2017

Summary: The Department of Planning & Economic Development seeks an Assistant Planner. Working under the general supervision of the Director of Planning & Economic Development and as a member of a small planning team, the Assistant Planner position offers an opportunity to build skills in a wide variety of areas. The Assistant Planner will help provide support for short- and long-range planning efforts, including review of development applications, grants and other funding opportunities, zoning and land use studies, and general support to Village advisory bodies and staff. Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus. In addition, experience and/or working knowledge of New York State is highly valued.

The position includes the following specific duties:

  • Processing of site plans, zoning requests, special exception permits
  • Grants preparation, management, and administration
  • Economic and statistical analysis
  • Environmental review
  • GIS mapping and preparation of graphics
  • Knowledge of infrastructure and capital improvement projects
  • Coordination with other municipal agencies, commissions and governing bodies

Qualifications: The Assistant Planner position requires graduation from an accredited college with either:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of experience in which the primary function of the position was urban or regional planning, architecture, engineering, or a related field;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in City, Urban or Regional Planning, Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Traffic, or similar), Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography or related field.

Salary & Benefits: The starting salary range is $50,000-64,000, depending on qualifications.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Eric Zamft, AICP, Director of Planning & Economic Development at ezamft@portchesterny.com.

Open until filled, but applications are encouraged on or before June 16, 2017.

Planner – Maser Consulting (Newburgh, NY)
Post date: 5/15/2017
Close Date: 9/4/2017

Summary: Maser Consulting is seeking an experienced Planner proficient with the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) process to act as a key liaison and project manager. The successful candidate will be a strong critical thinker with solid communication skills who can successfully work with private developers and shepherd projects through municipal and state review and approval processes.

Qualifications:

• Bachelors or Master Degree in City/Regional or Environmental Planning from an accredited program
• 5-8 years of project management, SEQRA and entitlement experience
• AICP certification required
• Strong project management skills
• Ability to manage and provide support for multiple projects in multiple jurisdictions
• Ability to interpret and apply municipal ordinances
• Strong analytical and technical writing skills
• Ability to research and compile complex due diligence reports for use in evaluating potential development sites
• Ability to work/negotiate with local review agencies and stakeholder groups on behalf of client’s needs
• Strong presentation skills and ability to speak before governing bodies and neighborhood groups

To Apply: Contact Michael Weissman at mweissman@maserconsulting.com

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