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Town Planner – Stratford, CT 

Post Date: 6/21/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: This is highly responsible professional and administrative work involving the preparation and maintenance of the Town’s Plan of Development and related land use/development policies and studies.

Work involves responsibility for serving as primary staff to the Planning Commission and as secondary staff to the Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, as needed. Duties include drafting proposed land use regulations, analyzing technical data, and making policy recommendations. The position requires supervision of support staff and consultants or interns as available. Position requires that the employee have thorough knowledge, skill and ability in the areas of planning and land use and considerable knowledge of zoning practices

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in planning plus two (2) years relevant municipal planning experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in planning, architecture or landscape architecture plus four (4) years relevant municipal planning experience. The following is also recommended:

  • Ability to communicate effectively via oral and written presentations
  • Knowledge of basic planning principals and practice
  • Ability to work with local officials and neighborhood groups
  • Ability to supervise support staff and consultants
  • Thorough knowledge of one or more planning disciplines, e.g., housing, transportation, etc.
  • Ability to perform quantitative analysis, preferably experience with micro-computers
  • Knowledge of administrative techniques

To Apply: Applications can be found on the town’s website at and should be submitted to the Town of Stratford, Human Resources Department, 2725 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615.




Land Use and Building Clerk (Part-Time) – Simsbury, CT 

Post Date: 6/14/2018
Close Date: 7/1/2018

Summary: Under the general supervision and direction of the Director of Planning and Community Development, Performs a variety of general and specialized clerical work of some complexity, related to the processing and issuance of building and land use permits. Enters and retrieves information through a computer. Provides information to the public requiring a knowledge of department programs and procedures.


  • The skills and knowledge required would generally be acquired with a high school education and two years of experience in general office work. Experience with land use, permitting, or paralegal work is desirable.
  • Knowledge of basic office procedures, including filing, scheduling, posting and recordkeeping.
  • Ability to deal cooperatively with others in person and over the phone.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with members of the public.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to acquire a working knowledge of laws, regulations, and procedures pertaining to mission of assigned department.
  • Ability to type accurately and operate departmental software systems.
  • Ability to operate office equipment and technology.
  • Ability to maintain accurate files and records.
  • Ability to perform accurate mathematical computations.

Salary: $22.42-26.78 (17.5-22 hours a week)

To Apply: All applications must be submitted online at:




Planner – Ridgefield, CT 

Post Date: 6/14/2018
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.   The Planner will perform assignments such as participating in Planning and Zoning Commission meetings as required by the Commission and/or assigned by the Director; managing, preparing, and distributing draft and final agendas for Commission and Wetlands Board applications (or may supervise Office Administrator in completing this task); preparing legal notices for public hearings and decisions of the Commission and Board (or may supervise Office Administrator in completing this task); managing the processing of applications and performing detailed reviews to meet compliance with land use regulations (zoning, subdivision and inland wetlands), determining compatibility with the Plan of Conservation and Development; and more.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related discipline
  • Master’s Degree in Urban Planning or related discipline preferred
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in land use planning and administration. Two years of graduate studies may substitute for 1 year of experience

Salary: $51,000-$73,544 (35 hours a week)

To Apply: Interested applicants should send completed application and resume to:

Town of Ridgefield

Human Resources

400 Main Street

Ridgefield, CT 06877


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Planning Professional  – Storrs, CT 

Post Date: 5/23/2018
Close Date: 6/30/2018 

Summary:  CME Associates, Inc. a multi-disciplinary engineering firm is seeking a full-time Planning Professional to support our Lead Planner and work out of our Storrs, CT office. The candidate will perform a variety of analysis, consultation, visioning, project development and implementation support to CME clients. The ideal candidate should be able to do the following:

  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with local officials, citizens, and nongovernmental organizations in the public outreach processes
  • Ability to apply the understanding of the principles of planning to municipal consulting, private development, and urban design using appropriate tools and analysis
  • Perform a variety of analysis, consultation, visioning, and economic support to CME clients
  • Deliver detailed, quality work, in accordance with company standard
  • Efficient, thorough, detail oriented, and dedicated to quality work
  • Work effectively with internal and external teams members
  • Build strong relationships within and outside the organization
  • Demonstrate excellent communication (written and verbal) and organizational skill
  • Ability to travel 30% mostly in CT, occasional travel in Southern New England (RI/MA)
  • Occasional attendance required for evening meetings to support clients

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, City and Regional Planning, or a closely related field; 3+ years of experience in the field; Membership in a professional organization or demonstrated commitment to skill development and current trends. AICP preferred; Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is essential as is ability to use video conferencing platforms; Experience with GIS systems and data analysis a plus; Valid Drivers License

To Apply: To apply, please visit their website at



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