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Assistant Zoning Inspector – New Canaan, CT 

Post Date: 10/12/2018
Close Date: 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field and two (2) years of experience in zoning enforcement and/or municipal planning, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in reviewing and interpreting complex plans, specifications, technical studies/reports accompanied by familiarity with GIS a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles of municipal zoning and subdivision practices and of procedures, practices and methods of conducting inspections and investigations.
  • Ability to investigate and document all zoning complaints and action taken and prepare reports and memoranda for P&Z Commission, ZBA and other Town entities as required.
  • Applicant shall also possess strong written and verbal communications skills and be a proficient user of Microsoft Office products.
  • CAZEO membership and CZEO certification must be obtained within one year from the date of eligibility to qualify for membership and certification.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

To Apply: Complete the online application that can be found at www.newcanaan.info under Employment Opportunities then click on Current Job Openings and attach a cover letter and resume with at least three references. The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected. Salary is dependent on qualifications.  

 

 

City Planner – Middletown, CT 

Post Date: 10/12/2018
Close Date: 11/2/2018 (4:30 p.m.)

Summary: The City of Middletown is accepting applications for the position of City Planner. This position is located in the Planning, Conservation & Development Department. The purpose of this position is the review of development applications and development projects; and the implementation of planning activities for the City. This includes but is not limited to the continued development and refinement of the City’s plans and programs, conducting studies, and preparing recommendations in areas of land use, conservation, development, and zoning. This position reports directly to the Director of Planning, Conservation and Development.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Urban or Regional Planning or a related field, with five (5) years of related municipal planning experience, two (2) years of which in a supervisory role in a related planning environment, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities in Urban or Regional Planning. Master Degree Preferred. Position requires certification as a Planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Position requires possession of a valid Connecticut driver’s license within 60 days of appointment.

Salary: $71,364 – $105,664

To Apply: Completed City of Middletown Application for Employment forms must be received in the Human Resources Division no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2018. Complete job description and application forms may be obtained in the Human Resources Division, Room 206, Middletown Municipal Building, 245 deKoven Drive, Middletown, Connecticut 06457; or, applications can be printed from our website at www.Middletownct.gov. Click on Employment. (Faxed or e-mailed applications are not accepted.) 

 

 

Transportation Planner – Norwalk, CT 

Post Date: 10/12/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Performs professional tasks relating to transportation planning; including transportation project development, implementation management and other transportation studies as needed. Supervised by the Director of Planning and Zoning and receives general supervision from the Transportation, Mobility and Parking Director or its designee.  

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Transportation/Civil Engineering or a related field and two (2) years of experience in traffic engineering and/or transportation planning. Master’s degree in Transportation/Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning or Urban Planning with emphasis on Transportation may be substituted for one year of work experience.

Salary: $74,230-$90,208

To Apply: Application may be obtained and filed online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/norwalk/default.cfm

 

 

Shared Municipal Planner – Naugatuck, CT 

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) is the regional planning organization (RPO) for 19 municipalities in West-Central Connecticut, with offices located in the City of Waterbury, and serves as the transportation staff for the Greater Bridgeport and Valley MPO and Central Naugatuck Valley MPO. Planning and project management activities include transportation, environmental, land use, emergency management, mapping and municipal shared services. NVCOG is a growth oriented organization and is seeking qualified, experienced and motivated professionals to immediately fill four full time positions in transportation modeling, transportation planning, regional planning and GIS.  The Shared Municipal Planner position involves evaluation and coordination responsibilities for multiple NVCOG member municipalities in the planning and implementation of programs concerning land use development and growth, as well as assisting in the development of short and long term community initiatives to manage the economic expansion of the municipalities. 

Qualifications: Knowledge of principles and practices of land use planning, zoning regulations, environmental protection and architectural design is essential. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban, regional, or environmental planning, public administration, engineering, or a closely related field is required. A Bachelor’s degree may be substituted with a combination of training and work experience in the required or related fields that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the duties. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) accreditation or ability to obtain accreditation is preferred.

Salary: $40,000-$60,000

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter indicating which job you are applying for, resume, references and representative examples of your relevant work and writing to  Mark C. Nielsen, Director of Planning, NVCOG at: jobs@nvcogct.org. Reviews of applications will begin immediately. 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.

 

 

Environmental Planner – Stamford, CT 

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

Summary: Under the general direction of the Environmental Protection Board (EPB) of the City of Stamford and its Executive Director, performs professional and technical assignments to assist in the implementation of local environmental regulations, policies and programs; does related work as required. This person will assist in the review of inland wetland/watercourse, subdivision, and other land use permit applications; conduct independent research and field evaluations for the purpose of preparing environmental impact assessment summaries; conduct on-site property inspections, documents observations and prepares reports to confirm compliance with the requirements of the EPB permits, enforcement actions, and the environmental provisions of other local land use approvals; and more.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Planning, Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering, Wetland Ecology, Physical Earth Sciences, Biology, or a directly related field and two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in environmental assessment, resource management or a related field.  Must have knowledge of the State of Connecticut’s inland wetlands and watercourses statutes and other related environmental regulations affecting Connecticut municipalities; wetland functions and values, field biology, botany, soil science, storm water management, drainage, watershed protection and construction control; and the use and operation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

To Apply:   Further details and how to apply for the positon is located here.  Resumes and applications are accepted by the Human Resources Department Only.

 

 

Assistant Zoning Enforcement Official – Thomaston, CT 

Post Date: 10/9/2018
Close Date: 10/29/2018

Summary: Reporting to the Land Use Administrator and the Planning and Zoning Commission, this position is for 7.5 hours per week and is responsible for assisting the Land Use Administrator in permitting, inspections, investigations, enforcement activities and administrative duties to assure that residential, commercial, industrial and other properties comply with zoning regulations of the town and all state and federal statutes.

Salary: $20 to $25 hourly (7.5 hours a week)

To Apply:  Opportunities may exist for similar positions and expanded hours in nearby communities. Position will remain open until filled by a qualified candidate. Review of applications will begin after October 29, 2018. For a full job description, please visit the latest job posting on the Town of Thomaston website at www.thomastonct.org and navigate to the “online services” tab.

 

 

 

 

Planner I – Milone & MacBroom, Inc. – Cheshire/ New Haven, CT 

Post Date: 10/3/2018
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.

We are seeking an entry-level Planner to support senior staff in a team setting at our either our corporate office located in Cheshire, Connecticut or our New Haven, Connecticut branch office.  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.

Our planners approach every assignment with an appreciation for the uniqueness and vision of our clients and communities.

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

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

We are committed to giving back to the community in which we live and work.  We are a team of talented, committed, and energetic people who are motivated by challenge, diversity, and team success.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary, opportunities for advancement including professional development, and a fast-paced working environment.  Come join our team!

To Apply: Submit your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and other relevant work samples through: https://www.miloneandmacbroom.com/careers

 

 

 

 

Out-of-State Employment

 

 

 

Senior Planner – Berkshire, MA

Post Date: 10/17/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Dynamic and motivated individual sought for Senior Planner position with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission(BRPC), a regional planning agency serving Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts. This position is directed towards local and regional land use planning, comprehensive planning, regional municipal services and related work. The Senior Planner serves as a staff lead person for multiple complex planning projects. Responsibilities include: program / project development, grant writing and grant preparation, development of scopes of work and budgets, project implementation, project and contract management, leadership of project teams, and supervision of project staff.

The selected candidate will be responsible for providing support to a wide range of community and regional planning activities. Work involves researching and analyzing land use, environmental and socio-economic information and data, generating, writing and producing plans and other technical documents, analyzing and preparing zoning bylaws and ordinances, and interacting with community leaders and the public.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in planning, economic or community development or closely related program or closely related field plus two years of directly related experience. Experience may be substituted for education. AICP preferred.  The successful candidate must demonstrate a high level basic planning skill set, strong analytic and writing capabilities, ability to complete assignments successfully and demonstrate strong ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people. A strong background with computer software applications is required, especially the MS Office platform.

Salary: $53,900- $65,446

To Apply: Submit the following items to info@berkshireplanning.org, by e-mail only: resume, 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 http://berkshireplanning.org/about/employment-and-internship-opportunities/. EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace. 1 Fenn Street, Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

 

 

 

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