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In-State Employment

Senior Planner – City of Hartford, CT

Post Date: 1/14/2015
Close Date: 1/28/2015

Summary: Vacancies are in the Planning Division of the Development Services Department. Under general supervision, works closely with community and neighborhood organizations to prepare and implement strategic planning and neighborhood revitalization initiatives. Reviews projects and site plans and provides pre-development assistance. Conducts and participates in surveys and special studies. Prepares reports and comments on development submissions. Subject to periodic review, prepares preliminary studies and recommendations on redevelopment or land use in the location and type of public works and park facilities and public and commercial buildings. Performs complex analysis of socio-economic and land use data. Review and studies appropriate federal, state and local legislation as it affects redevelopment and planning programs. Prepares professional reports and makes presentations to land-use boards and commissions. Provides technical and development assistance to the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) project. Performs related work as required. This is a Union position. The hours of this position are 40 per week and the above salary includes 5% in lieu of overtime. This is a grant-funded position renewable on an annual basis. The City of Hartford is not
obligated to fund this position upon termination of funding.

Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in city planning, public administration, engineering or a closely-related field. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in planning or redevelopment. A Master’s Degree in city planning from an accredited college or university recognized by the American Planning Association may be substituted for one (1) year of the experience requirement. Hartford residency preferred

Salary & Benefits: Salary range: $48,419.28 – $65,366.08

To Apply: A copy of your degree or transcript must be attached to your application. A degree or transcript submitted will be verified by the Human Resources Department. Applications without proper documentation will not be processed. Applications are obtained from and submitted to:

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Municipal Building
550 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 757-9800

Full position description here, including description of examination process.

 

Director of Planning and Land Use Services- Town of Glastonbury, CT

Post Date: 1/8/2015
Close Date: 2/20/2015 at 4:00 pm

Summary: Town of Glastonbury seeks a highly experienced Planning and Land Use professional to join the Town’s management team as Director of Planning and Land Use Services. 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. The Director will be responsible for all phases of a full- service municipal Planning and Land Use Department.

Qualifications: Must have a Master’s degree in Planning or a closely related field. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible planning experience including two (2) years as a Town Planner or equivalent. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred. Valid Driving License. Thorough knowledge of municipal planning and development principles and practices. Considerable ability to administer policies and procedures at the department level including goals, objectives, planning, financial management, decision making, and report development and writing. 

Salary & Benefits: Salary will be up to current annual salary of $128,953 (the starting annual salary will be based upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate).

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume and completed Town of Glastonbury Employment Application to the Town of Glastonbury Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 6523, Glastonbury, CT 06033-6523. For an application, visit the Town’s website at www.glastonbury-ct.gov or contact the Town Hall Information Center at (860) 652-7710. Candidates are also invited to submit writing samples from policies, procedures or protocols they have written or prepared in their career.

Assistant Director – Upper Albany Main Street, Hartford, CT

Post Date: 11/20/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Assistant Director will report directly to the Executive Director of Upper Albany Main Street and will assist in the coordination and execution of programs and the operations of the organization in an effort to preserve, promote and revitalize the Upper Albany neighborhood in Hartford.  The Assistant Director is required to understand the organization and its various functions in order to provide such meaningful support.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Executive Director with the direction and execution of all Upper Albany Main Street Programs including; the Micro Business Incubator Program, Façade Improvement Program, Streetscape and Beautification Initiatives, and Crime Prevention.
  • Supervises and evaluates Graduate Assistants and Interns assigned to Upper Albany Main Street Programs. Assists University faculty in the coordination of students, recruitment of business owners, and supervision of interns participating in the Micro Business Incubator Program.
  • Assists in the development of appropriate intake forms, internal documents, files, and other materials necessary to implement Façade Improvement Program.
  • Assists the Executive Director with financial analysis, budgeting and preparation of reports to all funding sources.
  • Provides administrative event and project management support to a wide range of activities that including but not limited to :
    • All Board and committee meetings and the specific needs of Upper Albany Main Street’s areas of focus:
    • Business, Economic and Community Development, Code Enforcement, Crime Prevention/Community Policing and Beautification.
    • The Upper Albany Development Corporation
    • The Upper Albany Merchants’ Association
    • Serves on several Upper Albany Main Street committees as necessary and appropriate.
  • Researches and identifies appropriate funding opportunities. Assists in preparation and submission of grant proposals.
  • Manages fundraising and execution of the Signature Event and development of other promotional events geared to increase the membership of the Upper Albany Merchants Association.
  • Cultivates and maintains an effective working relationship with small business owners, entrepreneurs, residents, and community stakeholders to ensure the Upper Albany Main Street Programs are portrayed in the most positive manner

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Technical Skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced multi-disciplined environment with a variety of working styles. Must be able to anticipate, adjust to, and prioritize a large volume of requests from faculty, stakeholders and constituents.
    • Knowledge of budget development/ analysis and management
    • Responsible for orienting and training others, assigning and reviewing their work.
    • Requires regular contact with persons of importance and influence. Involves considerable tact, in gaining the cooperation of others. Requires the handling of complex situations.
    • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite Version 2007 and later with a strong emphasis on advanced Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Competency Requirements
    • Accuracy, attention to detail and exceptional follow through
    • Skill in both verbal and written communication. Problem solving and sound decision-making required.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively and enthusiastically across the organization and among various constituencies.
    • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
    • Flexibility in handling multiple assignments.  Excellent prioritization skills.
    • Knowledge of state and city government, community based organizations, and merchant association’s principles and practices.
    • Positive and enthusiastic attitude that reflects respect for colleagues, investors and others.
    • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
  • General Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Three to Five (3-5) years of relevant administrative experience with either a not for profit organization or a private company.
    • Community Development experience desired.

To Apply: Qualified applicants should send, by email, a cover letter, resume, and references to risi@hartford.edu. No phone calls, please. Upper Albany Main Street is an equal opportunity employer.

Senior Transportation Planner/Engineer – Greater Bridgeport Regional Council, Bridgeport, CT

Post Date: 10/16/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Greater Bridgeport Regional Council (GBRC), a multi-discipline regional planning organization with six member communities – Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Transportation Planner/ Engineer. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the position of Senior Transportation Planner/ Engineer performs high quality professional and technical work involving the administration, advanced research and analysis, and presentation of information and recommendations on long-range transportation planning and related issues.

Essential Duties:

  • Support development of the Long Range Transportation Plan, and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
  • Develop short- and long-range work plans, procedures, and schedules.
  • Review local project proposals, designs, and plan documentation.
  • Project management and contract administration
  • Assist with development of work programs
  • Develop project work scopes, schedules, and budgets
  • Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions determined by supervisor.
  • Assist with regional land use, conservation, natural hazard mitigation and economic development planning projects as necessary.

Qualifications: The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in city/regional planning, transportation management, public administration or a closely related field. Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of recent, progressively responsible work experience is desirable. Proficiency in using the Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must. Ability to use ArcGIS, traffic assessment and modeling software, including TransCAD/Synchro is preferred. This is a full-time position, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please mail or email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and pertinent work experience to:

Brian Bidolli, Executive Director
Greater Bridgeport Regional Council
525 Water Street, Suite 1
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Email: info@gbrct.org

No phone calls please.

Transportation Planner – Greater Bridgeport Regional Council, Bridgeport, CT

Post Date: 10/16/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Greater Bridgeport Regional Council (GBRC), a multi-discipline regional planning organization with six member communities – Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner performs professional and technical work involving the administration, advanced research and analysis, and presentation of information and recommendations on long-range land-use planning, regional planning, transportation planning, urban design and economic development issues.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist with the preparation of the Regional Plan of Conservation and Development, Regional Transit-Oriented Development Strategy and Long Range Transportation Plan;
  • Prepare and manage transportation/corridor and transit oriented development plans;
  • Facilitate public outreach/participation/education for various initiatives;
  • Develop short- and long-range work plans, procedures, budgets and schedules;
  • Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions determined by supervisor; and
  • Assist with regional land use, conservation, natural hazard mitigation and economic development planning projects as necessary.

Qualifications: The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in city/regional planning, transportation management, public administration or a closely related field. Master’s degree is preferred. A minimum of 1 year of recent, progressively responsible work experience is desirable. Proficiency in using the Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must. Ability to use ArcGIS, traffic assessment and modeling software, including Highway Capacity Software/TransCAD is preferred. This is a full-time position, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please mail or email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and pertinent work experience to:

Brian Bidolli, Executive Director
Greater Bridgeport Regional Council
525 Water Street, Suite 1
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Email: info@gbrct.org

No phone calls please.

 

Out-of-State Employment

Executive Director – Martha’s Vineyard Commission, MA

Post Date: 1/16/2015
Close Date: 2/13/2015

Summary: The Martha’s Vineyard Commission seeks an Executive Director who is an experienced manager in an environment of similar complexity and who possesses strong organizational, planning, communication and community leadership skills. The successful candidate will possess the skill, energy, creativity and experience to achieve the MVC’s goals.

For more information and application procedures, please see the Profile on the Collins Center web page: www.umb.edu/cpm

Community Planner – Frederick P. Clark Associates – Rye, NY

Post Date: 1/15/2015
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Frederick P. Clark Associates, a 64-year old, leading Westchester County consulting firm is seeking a Community Planner to work in a dynamic and enriching environment. The firm’s land use and environmental consulting work consists primarily of providing on-going services to its many long-standing client communities.  These services include but are not limited to development application and EIS review; the drafting of comprehensive plans and zoning laws; the preparation of specialized regulations such as tree, steep slope and wetland preservation laws; the preparation of sophisticated residential bulk regulations; GIS projects, etc.

Requirements: The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of three to five years of experience as a professional planner.
  • A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in land use planning, landscape architecture or a related field.
  • Membership in the AICP is desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be computer literate.
  • The flexibility to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A car for fieldwork and out-of-office meetings.
  • GIS, wetland delineation and/or design skills (desirable).

Salary & Benefits: Clark Associates offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to ajacobs@fpclark.com

Marine Research Associate III – University of Rhode Island, RI

Post Date: 12/15/2014
Close Date: 01/02/2015

Summary: Responsible for providing substantial technical and research support for the Coastal Resource Center’s (CRC) national, regional and local coastal and watershed management efforts. Position is full-time and is limited to 11-28-2015, with extension contingent on funding.

To Apply: Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for job posting # (6001699). Please attach (PDF) the following 3 documents to your electronic application: (#1) cover letter, (#2) resume which includes the names and contact information for three references, and (#3) a 5-page writing sample. Applications will close January 2, 2015. Only online applications will be accepted. The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups members are encouraged to apply.

Manager, Land Use and Community Planning Training Program – GrowSmartRI, Providence, RI

Summary: Reporting to the Grow Smart Rhode Island Executive Director, the Training Manager will be responsible for the direction of Grow Smart’s award-winning training program and for expanding the organization’s efforts to respond to municipal needs for training and technical assistance.

Background: Since 2001, we have partnered with a number of other organizations and agencies that share a commitment to the principles of smart growth and sustainable community development.  The various partners, known as the Grow Smart Land Use Training Collaborative, work individually and collaboratively to develop and present workshops and training programs that address the need for affordable and consistent training for the municipal staff, boards and commissions responsible for land use planning in Rhode Island on a wide range of topics.  By partnering together, Collaborative members maximize their collective resources and bring a range of outlooks and expertise to workshop development, thereby ensuring that the programs present a balanced, comprehensive approach to land use issues.

Since late 2001, the Land Use Training Collaborative has developed and delivered more than 35 different workshops to about 3,000 attendees. Workshops offered have included both how-to sessions on conducting land-use reviews and writing decisions and programs about specific strategies related to mixed-use development, local economic development, affordable housing, conservation development and Complete Streets design. Many of the workshops are geared for municipal staff, boards and commissions;  some are developed for community design and development professionals and for interested members of the public.  Most workshops are led on a pro bono basis by land use attorneys, planners and design professionals.

Responsibilities:

  1. Manage GrowSmart Rhode Island’s Training ProgramDevelop training program annual work plan and work with Executive Director and other staff to coordinate with Grow Smart’s annual overall organizational work plan
    • Develop annual training budget and work with Executive Director, development staff/consultant and Board Development Committee to secure required funding
    • Develop and deliver new workshops and materials designed to advance the goals and desired results of GrowSmart RI’s Strategic Plan, working in conjunction with other Grow Smart staff, paid consultants and/or pro-bono professionals and partners in the Land Use Training Collaborative.
    • Market training workshops to targeted audiences
    • Implement training program evaluation plan and prepare evaluation reports
    • Expand and maintain the training pages on Grow Smart’s website
    • Maintain communications with similar training programs in neighboring states and seek opportunities for collaboration/synergy
    • Maintain close working relationships with RI-APA and the RI Division of Planning
  2. With partners, explore innovative ways to assist municipalities in building planning capacity
  3. Coordinate the collaborative work of the Land Use Training Collaborative partnersOrganize and facilitate approximately 2-3 meetings per year of LUTC members
    • Collect data about current training and prepare reports
    • Coordinate joint applications for funding by LUTC partners
    • Explore fees and other funding mechanisms for training
    • Investigate innovative training techniques and share findings with LUTC members
    • Schedule professional development programs for LUTC members

Qualifications: Ideal candidate will be experienced in developing, delivering and evaluating adult training programs and have some knowledge of community planning, land use and related topics. Marketing experience highly desirable.  Must be highly organized and have strong leadership ability.  Flexibility and strong team attitude absolutely essential. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Desktop Publisher and Constant Contact. Must be able to attend evening training programs.  Physical ability to lift boxes of training notebooks and other materials.  Car required (mileage reimbursed.)

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Grow Smart Rhode Island is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to ldenomme@growsmartri.org by December 15, 2014 or send cover letter and resume to:

Leslie Denomme
Grow Smart Rhode Island
235 Promenade Street, Suite 550
Providence, RI 02908

Community Planner – Frederick P. Clark Associates, Inc., Rye, NY

Post Date: 9/19/2014
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Frederick P. Clark Associates, a 64-year old, leading Westchester County consulting firm is seeking a Community Planner to work in a dynamic and enriching environment. The firm’s land use and environmental consulting work consists primarily of providing on-going services to its many long-standing client communities. These services include but are not limited to development application and EIS review; the drafting of comprehensive plans and zoning laws; the preparation of specialized regulations such as tree, steep slope and wetland preservation laws; the preparation of sophisticated residential bulk regulations; GIS projects, etc.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:
* A minimum of three to five years of experience as a professional planner.
* A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in land use planning, landscape architecture or a related field. Membership in the AICP is desirable.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be computer literate.
* The flexibility to work independently and as part of a team.
* A car for fieldwork and out-of-office meetings.
* GIS, wetland delineation and/or design skills (desirable).

To Apply: Clark Associates offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to ajacobs@fpclark.com.

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