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Principal II Transportation Planner/Engineer – CRCOG, CT

Post Date: 2/14/2019
Close Date: 3/18/2019

Summary: CRCOG is seeking a qualified professional to perform a variety of transportation planning and engineering activities within the Transportation Department. The primary duties for the person selected for this position will be to oversee various transportation projects and funding programs as well as to provide municipalities with technical assistance. Manages Transportation Planning activities such as corridor studies, federal funding programs, and special projects with a focus on highway and traffic. Oversees project selection, contract administration, and consultant activities. Consults with municipal engineers and public works staff and provides technical assistance. Assists in organizing Transportation Committee meetings and activities. Performs other tasks as assigned. The position will require collaboratively working with others, including CTDOT and municipal staff.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in transportation planning, urban planning, engineering, or a closely related field and seven years of increasingly responsible experience. A Master’s degree is preferred. A combination of training and experience that demonstrates the necessary knowledge and abilities will also be considered.  Knowledge of and experience in transportation planning and/or engineering is required. Experience with federal transportation planning regulations; CTDOT policies; government operations; and project management is preferred. The position requires strong oral and written communication skills; the ability to speak in public; proficiency with word-processing and spreadsheets; the ability to prioritize work assignments of multiple projects; and effectiveness under pressure of variable deadlines.

Salary:  $69,079-$88,526

To Apply: Please address your resume and a cover letter to Ms. Cheryl Assis, Director of Public Safety and Homeland Security. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to with an email subject of “Principal II Transportation Planner/Engineer.” If submitting via postal mail, transmit to CRCOG, 241 Main Street, 4th Floor, Hartford, CT 06106. Resumes should be received by March 18, 2019, but the position will remained open until filled.




Transportation Planner – CRCOG, CT

Post Date: 2/14/2019
Close Date: 3/18/2019

Summary: CRCOG is seeking a qualified entry-level professional to perform a variety of transportation planning activities and support senior staff within the Transportation Department. Assists with a broad range of Transportation Planning activities that could include transit planning, safety planning, corridor studies, capitol project advancement, grant programs, and/or data collection and analysis. Assists in preparation of monthly and quarterly reports, website postings, and invoices. Performs other Transportation Planning tasks as assigned. The position will require collaboratively working with others.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in transportation planning, urban planning, or engineering. A combination of training and experience that demonstrates the necessary knowledge and abilities will also be considered.  Knowledge of the principles of transportation planning is required. The position requires strong oral and written communication skills; proficiency with word-processing and spreadsheets; the ability to prepare clear, accurate records and reports; time management skills to allow for the handling of multiple assignments simultaneously; and effectiveness under pressure of variable deadlines.

Salary:  $51,111-$64,103

To Apply: Please address your resume and a cover letter to Ms. Cheryl Assis, Director of Public Safety and Homeland Security. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to with an email subject of “Transportation Planner.” If submitting via postal mail, transmit to CRCOG, 241 Main Street, 4th Floor, Hartford, CT 06106. Resumes should be received by March 18, 2019, but the position will remained open until filled.




City Planner – Waterbury, CT

Post Date: 2/13/2019
Close Date: 2/28/2019

Summary: The City Planner performs highly responsible, professional and administrative work. This position directs, actively manages and the leads the Planning Department which includes: Land Use, Wetlands and Zoning Enforcement. The Planner is responsible for short- and long-term planning needs of the City including the City Plan of Conservation and Development which was last updated in 2015 and will require updating by 2025. Supervises and assigns work to the three Land Use Officers who assist with development plans and permits and enforcing zoning and inland wetland regulations. Works with and provides advice to the following Boards and Commissions: City Plan Commission, Zoning Commission, Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in planning or related field from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, regional planning, urban design, public administration, business management or a closely related field, plus five years of increasingly responsible experience in comprehensive urban planning preferably with a mid-to large-sized municipality, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility;  6 additional years of responsible planning  experience is acceptable in lieu of Masters’ degree; AICP certification preferred

Salary:  $85,000-$120,000

To Apply: To Apply you must complete an application which can be found on the website at:

Home Page of Human Resources—Click on City Planner for details & instructions

Application can be found at bottom of Human Resources Home page or with this link

Or visit Civil Service Office, Chase Municipal Building, 236 Grand St., 2nd Floor, Rm 202 Waterbury, CT 06702 for application and notice of position.

Applications must be submitted by 4:50pm on February 28, 2019—Copies of Degree or Transcripts and applicable Certifications must be submitted with Application. Applications must be submitted via mail to office above or via email at   or fax to 203-574-8087

If you have questions about the position please contact our consultant—Ms. Randi Frank at or 203-213-3722.  See Profile on City Web Site or at







Planner I – New Canaan, CT

Post Date: 1/31/2019
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of New Canaan is seeking to hire a part time Planner I for the Planning & Zoning division of the Land Use Department. This individual will report to the Town Planner/Sr. Enforcement Officer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1) interpreting and enforcing zoning regulations; 2) interacting with members of the public; 3) short and long term planning projects, as assigned; 4) research, collect and analyze a variety of data; 5) develop, update and maintain various files and maps 6) attendance at night meetings and internal staff meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, urban planning, public administration, architecture, geography, environmental science or related field and at least one (1) year of experience in planning and or zoning, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in reviewing and interpreting complex plans, specifications, technical studies/reports accompanied by familiarity with GIS is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles of municipal planning, zoning and subdivision practices.
  • Ability to prepare reports and memoranda for P&Z Commission, ZBA and other Town entities as required.

To Apply: Complete the online application which can be found at under Employment Opportunities then click on the relevant job opening and attach a cover letter and resume with at least three references.





Transportation/Regional Planner – METROCOG, CT

Post Date: 1/22/2019
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (METROCOG), 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, conservation, hazard mitigation and economic development issues.

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 preferred OR an appropriate combination of education and experience. 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 as well as experience in Geographic Information Systems is preferred. This is a full-time position, with benefits.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.

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

Matthew Fulda, Executive Director
Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments
1000 Lafayette Boulevard, Suite 925
Bridgeport, CT 06604







Transportation Project Manager – Hartford, CT

Post Date: 1/15/2019
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. (FHI) is a team of planners, engineers, designers, scientists, GIS analysts, and administrative personnel dedicated to providing mobility planning, community planning, environmental services, and public involvement services. Now in our 31st year, and spanning multiple offices in exciting urban centers, we lead and partner on innovative projects across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. FHI’s core values guide all we do. We combine our technical planning skills with customized, highly-responsive client services. Our staff share a passion, energy, and commitment to improving our communities.

FHI is seeking an experienced Project Manager for transportation projects in our Mobility Service Line. The best candidate will have a passion for livable communities and safe, efficient, and equitable transportation options. Candidates should be experienced in a variety of disciplines, with emphasis on any combination of transit planning, transportation engineering, and bicycle/pedestrian and multi-modal planning. Successful candidates will also be strong communicators, comfortable and well-versed in innovative and comprehensive public outreach efforts to support our work.

Qualifications: We are looking for someone with 10 years minimum experience, project management experience, and a proven record of developing and implementing innovative transportation planning projects in a range of physical and institutional environments for public and private sector clients. Bachelor’s degree minimum.

To Apply: Send resume to or Claudia Massie, 416 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103.






Visiting Assistant Professor of Urban Studies – Trinity College, CT

Post Date: 1/11/2019
Close Date: 3/1/2019

Summary: The Urban Studies Program (URST) at Trinity College announces a one-year, full-time visiting assistant professor position beginning in August 2019 with a focus on urban policy analysis and research methods. We encourage applications from candidates with some range of the following preferred qualifications and expertise: qualitative research methods, quantitative research methods, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ethnography, policy analysis, participatory action research, or ideally a combination of more than one of these methods; with a substantive interest in research on empirical dimensions of urban socio-spatial change (gentrification, segregation, diversity, and/or community development strategies in US and/or international contexts, for example). Interests in urban GIS, spatial statistics and data visualization applications will be considered a strength but are not required. The geographical regions of specialization are open.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach five courses for the year, including Introduction to Urban Studies each semester, a core course entitled, “From Hartford to World Cities,” and two courses from among the following: Urban GIS, Urban Research Practicum, Introduction to Urban Planning, or Community Development Strategies. URST is an interdisciplinary program, and thus we welcome applicants from a number of disciplines.

 The successful candidate will be housed in the Urban Studies Program (

Qualifications: Candidates should hold a PhD or have a completed PhD by the time of appointment in a relevant field such as urban planning, urban studies, environmental studies, public policy, geography, sociology, or anthropology.

To Apply: To apply, please visit




Planning Aide/Assistant/Associate Planner – WestCOG, CT

Post Date: 1/7/2019
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: WestCOG seeks qualified person(s) to serve as Planning Aide(s), Assistant Planner(s), or Associate Planner(s) on its team immediately. Planning staff will have opportunities to contribute to exciting projects and learn on the job in a professional environment. The location of employment will be Sandy Hook, CT. The duration of employment (not to extend beyond June 30, 2019) and working hours may be negotiated.

Qualifications: S/he should be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or graduated, from an accredited university in geography, statistics, logistics, transportation, planning, or a related field. To be considered, applicants must have excellent spoken and written English, a driver’s license, access to reliable transportation, and be legally able to work in the United States.

Salary: $15-$30 an hour, depending on qualifications

To Apply: Before applying, please verify that the position is still open by visiting

To apply, submit a resume, three professional references, and desired weekly hours to Mr. Francis R. Pickering, Executive Director at Selected candidates may be asked to provide additional information or to appear for a personal interview.






Shared Municipal Planner – Naugatuck Valley, CT

Post Date: 1/3/2019
Close Date: Open 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 a qualified, experienced and motivated professional to immediately fill a full time position as a Shared Municipal Planner.

Qualifications:  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. Duties include: providing administrative and technical staff assistance to the participating municipalities’ Planning and Zoning Commission and others at the direction of the Chief Elected Official, and reviewing various land use, subdivision, special permit and site development plans. 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: $50,000-$75,000

To Apply: For complete job description and for details on how to apply, please visit Employment on the NVCOG website at







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Land Use Planner – Albany, NY

Post Date: 2/11/2019
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Laberge Group based in Albany, New York has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and talented land use planner.  The preferred individual will have significant experience in the local land use approval process and shall possess the skills to take a lead role in managing tasks. We are looking for a planner who can communicate well (written and verbally), has a strong technical aptitude, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment.  


  • Bachelors in planning or related field required; Masters and AICP preferred.  
  • Six (6) or more years’ experience with similar projects.
  • Must be a skilled public presenter.
  • Proficient with zoning and land use codes; form based code experience preferred.
  • Excellent technical writing and computer skills are required. 
  • Must be accomplished in the management of multiple tasks with excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel required.
  • Experience managing assignments using ESRI ArcGIS and InDesign software.

 To Apply: This is an opportunity to join a growing, well established firm which offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience as well as an excellent benefit package. Check out our website at All replies will be held in confidence. Interested candidates should send a detailed resume including education, work history and experience with emphasis on the elements identified above to




Executive Director – Pioneer Valley, MA

Post Date: 2/11/2019
Close Date: 3/8/2019

Summary: The PVPC is currently seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. The PVPC is the legally designated regional planning agency for a diverse and scenic region encompassing 43 cities and towns, nearly 1200 square miles of land area and over 630,000 residents.  The Executive Director is responsible for the overall development, direction, management, coordination and implementation of all Commission policies, programs and services. Moreover, the Executive Director has lead responsibility for the development of new programs and projects that are deemed necessary to the future of the agency, the planning region, its member communities and the public at large. Candidates must be capable of helping to maintain the PVPC’s reputation as a regional leader as well as skillfully navigating internal and external change.

Qualifications: Candidates for this position should possess a demonstrated working knowledge of community/regional planning, economic development, agency management, finance, personnel administration and intergovernmental relations. Position requires, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in planning, public administration or another appropriate discipline with 15 years’ experience and a Master’s degree strongly preferred.

Salary: $145,000 – $160,000

 To Apply: Starting date for this position is negotiable but anticipated in the fall of 2019. Application reviews will begin by March of 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their cover letter, resume and writing sample on or before the March 8, 2019 target date. Instructions on how to apply for this position along with a job description and profile of the agency can be found at the following web address:






Senior Compliance Officer – Providence, RI

Post Date: 2/8/2019
Close Date: 2/27/2019

Summary: The City of Providence is now accepting applications for a Senior Compliance Officer position within the Department of Planning and Development. The Department is seeking a qualified project coordinator to work in support of federally-funded community development initiatives. Candidates will ideally possess knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing low-income urban communities and demonstrate a commitment to the objectives of equitable community development. The preferred candidate will have experience managing the compliance and implementation of federally-funded programs or projects. Job duties include working in support of economic development programs, including the Providence Business Loan Fund and other small-business technical assistance programs aimed at enhancing economic opportunities for low-income populations and entrepreneurs.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in one of the social sciences or related area; or an Associate degree and four (4) years experience in urban planning, public administration or related experience; or training in at least four (4) U.S. Housing and Urban Development sponsored training programs with three (3) or more years experience working in urban planning, public administration, program management, or related area. Minimum of two (2) years experience in urban planning, public administration, or related area. Successful completion of Computer Training Level III course within six (6) months of appointment.

Salary: $50,772.24 – $57,003.07

 To Apply: All applicants must be accompanied by a resume. Only those Applicants who meet all of the abovementioned qualifications will be eligible for an interview Applications may be obtained online, or from the Human Resources Department, Providence City Hall, Room 411, 25 Dorrance Street, Providence RI 02903





Senior Planner – Worcester, MA

Post Date: 2/8/2019
Close Date: 2/22/2019

Summary: The Executive Office of Economic Developments seeks to fill the vacancy of Senior Planner. The Senior Planner is responsible for supporting a variety of current and long-range planning activities involving subjects such as development review, land use, zoning, urban design, and comprehensive planning. This position provides professional and technical assistance to Boards and Commissions, including the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. Additionally, the Senior Planner formulates and makes recommendations, provides local officials/developers/engineers information regarding planning, zoning, and subdivision regulations, and is required to attend two to three evening meetings per month.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the principles and practices of city/urban planning; land use/development review experience; knowledge of zoning and subdivision control laws; ability and willingness to work with diverse populations, organizations, and interests; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; proficiency with personal computers, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and familiarity with land use/development review, as well as with GIS mapping and analysis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in city or regional planning, urban studies, geography, civil engineering or other related discipline, and four (4) or more years of related professional experience, OR;
  • Master’s degree in city or regional planning, urban studies, geography, architecture/landscape architecture, civil engineering or other related discipline, and two (2) or more years of related professional experience

Salary:  $62,823.00 – $82.087.33 annually, full time

To Apply: To apply, please visit: or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Cover letter & resume required for consideration. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030,









Senior Planner – Suffern, NY

Post Date: 2/1/2019
Close Date: 4/1/2019

Summary: NPV, an environmental and planning consulting firm, is seeking a full-time Senior Planner for our growing Hudson Valley Office, located in Suffern, NY. We represent numerous municipal and private clients in the counties of Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan, and Dutchess. Our Hudson Valley office also supports the professional team in our Melville, Long Island office.  Manage planning and zoning studies and projects including oversight of junior level planners and support staff, project scheduling, preparation of document and graphics. Review of development applications (site plans, subdivisions, including evaluation of special exception/permit criteria where applicable), SEQRA review, preparing staff reports, and attendance at evening meetings/hearings as staff planner for municipal clients.

Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a master’s degree in planning or related field and at least six years of professional planning experience or a bachelor’s degree in planning and at least eight years of professional planning experience. AICP Certification is preferred. We are looking for a self-motivated and energetic individual with excellent communication skills. Advanced knowledge and experience in the principles, practices & techniques of environmental and land use planning, and preferably a working knowledge of New York State land use and environmental regulations. Candidate may have proficiency in related field including urban design, ecology, hydrology, geology, geography or similar field.

To Apply: Please send an email to the management team before April 1st, 2019 to In your response, please include your resume, letter of interest including salary history/requirements, and at least one technical writing sample.

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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers



Junior Planner – Warren County, NY

Post Date: 1/29/2019
Close Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Warren County is looking to expand its planning staff with an entry-level planner prepared to bring a fresh perspective to regional planning.  Warren County is the gateway to the Adirondack Park, within a 30-minute drive of Saratoga Springs, boasts a thriving performing arts scene, and is home to Gore Mountain and Lake George. Our team includes several AICP-certified planners. If you choose to join our team, you will be at the forefront of tackling issues of the day, such as environmental protection, infrastructure improvements, community planning, and economic development.

Qualifications: At a minimum, we’re looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in planning, landscape architecture, environmental studies, geography, natural resources or a related field. At the time of appointment, a successful candidate must be a resident of Warren County or a contiguous County. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is preferred.

Salary: $38,818

To Apply: If you think you have what it takes, submit an application and resume now. Applications can be found at Please send your application and resume to:


Wayne E. LAMothe, AICP

Warren County Planning Department

1340 State Route 9

Lake George, NY 12845

(518) 761-6410



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