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In-State Employment

Planning Aide (Transportation) – Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG)
Post date: 1/19/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) seeks qualified person to serve as a Planning Aide on its transportation team beginning immediately. Full job description available here.

Qualifications: Candidate should be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, or recently graduated, from an accredited university in one of the following or a related field: Geography, Statistics, Logistics, Transportation, Planning, Policy/Government/Public Administration, or Civil Engineering.

Salary & Benefits: Compensation will be $15-$25 per hour, depending on qualifications. The location of employment will be Sandy Hook, CT. The duration of employment (not to exceed one year) and working hours may be negotiated.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Mr. Francis R. Pickering, Executive Director at Selected candidates may be asked to provide additional information or to appear for a personal interview. EOE

Planning, Development, & Zoning Official – North Stonington, CT
Post date: 1/17/2017
Close Date: 1/25/2017

Summary: This is a comprehensive position responsible for performing technical and administrative support in directing planning, economic development promotion, and enforcement of the Town’s subdivision and zoning regulations. The Planning, Development & Zoning Official will work with the Planning and Zoning Commission, Economic Development Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and other commissions, committees, and individuals as required to facilitate completion of the recommendations included in the Town’s Plan of Conservation and Development. This position requires accuracy, attention to detail and organization skills, and the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. See full job description on website.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in a related field such as Urban Planning is preferred. Minimum 5 years related work experience. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners and the Connecticut Association of Zoning Enforcement Officials is preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Full time union benefited position.

To Apply: Resumes may be submitted to with a subject of PDZO no later than January 25, 2017 at 3 PM.  AA/EOE

Planner/Project Manager – Western Connecticut Council of Governments
Post date: 11/21/2016
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) seeks a qualified person to serve as a Planner/Project Manager. The employee will be stationed in WestCOG’s office in Sandy Hook. See full job description on website.

Qualifications: S/he should have a Bachelor’s degree in (Master’s preferred) from an accredited university in one of the following or a relevant field: Planning, Geography, Information systems, Operations management, Management science, Public administration, Recreation, Tourism, Transportation planning or engineering, or Logistics.

In addition, at least one year of relevant experience and/or Engineer in Training certification. (There will be the opportunity to work under a licensed Professional Engineer.) The ideal candidate will have a high level of proficiency in spoken and written English, mathematics and statistics, and graphic design.

To be considered, applicants must have a driver’s license, access to reliable transportation, and be legally able to work in the United States.

Salary & Benefits: Position will be filled at the Assistant/Associate Planner level, or as a Project Manager, and corresponding salary of $45,000-$55,000, depending on qualifications. Benefits are available.

To Apply: Before applying, please verify that the position is still open by visiting the WestCog website. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Mr. Francis R. Pickering, Executive Director at Selected candidates may be asked to provide additional information or to appear for a personal interview. WestCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Finance Administrator – Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc., Hartford, CT
Post date: 11/15/2016
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc., an environmental, transportation and community planning firm, is seeking a self-motivated full-time financial support professional to assist our Director of Finance and Benefits in our Hartford, CT office.  Responsibilities will include reviewing and processing accounts payable invoices and employee expenses; purchasing, project invoicing and accounts receivable support; and other miscellaneous financial duties.  The individual will assist with weekly and monthly project and financial reporting, as well as various HR, general office, and year-end tasks.

Qualifications: Position requires strong computer and organizational skills, flexibility, versatility, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff.  Experience with Deltek Ajera is preferred, as well as strong proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.  Two or more years of experience required in general office financial support.   Experience in the Transportation A/E industry a plus.

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

Assistant Town Planner/Zoning Enforcement Officer – Rocky Hill, CT
Post date: 11/10/2016
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Town of Rocky Hill is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Town Planner / Zoning Enforcement Officer. This is a highly responsible professional position with considerable independence in directing Planning and Zoning functions of the Town. Work is performed under the general direction of the Town Planner and Director of Community Development Services; and in accordance with prevailing policies, laws, regulations and rules applicable to specific areas of planning and zoning. For a detailed job description and list of essential functions, click here.

Salary & Benefits: This position is part of the NAGE Local RI-288 Union contract. Salary (see Schedule A of collective bargaining agreement) is $34.56 per hour (as of 7/1/14) and hours will be in accordance with the Union contract which can be viewed online.

To Apply: Interested applicants must submit each of the following: 1) A resume; 2) A letter of interest which demonstrates how you meet the qualifications; and 3) A completed Town of Rocky Hill Application for Employment. All application materials must be submitted via email to Human Resources ( Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Please be advised finalists will be required to undergo a comprehensive background, financial, and/or criminal investigation. The Town of Rocky Hill is an EEO/AA Employer and complies with the ADA.

Out-of-State Employment

Housing Planner – Chelsea, MA
Post date: 1/23/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Responsible for coordination and project management of the City’s housing projects. Professional work in meeting the City’s comprehensive housing agenda. Evaluate and effectuate City funding and investment toward development of private and non-profit housing efforts. Responsible for housing program development and grant management, seeking financing from a variety of funding sources, and for operation and monitoring of City’s current CDBG-funded housing rehabilitation and code enforcement programs.

Qualifications: BS/BA in Public Policy, Urban Studies, Business Administration, Construction fields or a related field of study and three years’ experience in private or municipal housing development and public housing administration; and/or Master’s Degree with two years professional experience in related field. A combination of relevant education and experience will be considered. This position requires a strong theoretical basis gained through education as well as practical experience.

Salary & Benefits: $59,879.12 – $75,025.46.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources Department, City of Chelsea, 500 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150 or email  Application will be accepted until filled. The City of Chelsea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Planning and Redevelopment – Pawtucket, RI
Post date: 1/19/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Under general direction, the Director of Planning and Redevelopment plays a key role in the City’s transformation effort, provides strategic leadership, and manages the City’s planning and redevelopment efforts to enhance the quality of community life. Full job description can be found here.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in urban and regional (urban) planning, public administration, or a related field and a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible planning experience. Additionally, candidates must have 5+ years of experience managing individuals and departments. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification is required, or ability to obtain certification within one year of hire.

Salary & Benefits: $71,700 – $84,000.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and fully-executed City of Pawtucket Employment Application, which can be found here. Please attach your most recent diploma. Send entire packet via email to

Executive Director of Community Development and Planning – Fitchburg, MA
Post date: 1/10/2017
Close Date: 2/1/2017

Summary: The City of Fitchburg is seeking an Executive Director of Community Development and Planning who can lead the City in strategic and neighborhood planning, economic development, project management, community development and the business of the Planning Board. Together, with a staff of 9, the Executive Director is responsible for building the city’s economic vitality, working with diverse neighborhoods, preserving architectural and historic attributes and improving and enhancing the quality of life of those who live and work in Fitchburg, as well as visitors who frequent and enjoy all that the City has to offer.

Salary & Benefits: The salary for this position ranges from $80,000 to $107,000, dependent upon qualifications.

To Apply: If you are seeking the opportunity to professionally challenge yourself, your team and organization and collaborate in creative and innovative ways, send us your resume. You can view the entire job description/particulars and apply online at Interested candidates should apply by February 1, 2017.

Principal Planner – RI State Division of Planning, Transportation Planning
Post date: 1/9/2017
Close Date: 2/3/2017, 11:59 PM

Summary: Rhode Island State Division of Planning, Transportation Planning Unit, Department of Administration, State of Rhode Island. This position plays a critical role in carrying out the State Planning Council’s duties as Rhode Island’s only federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Initial focal areas will include:

  • Assist in update of the State’s Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to ensure that it best reflects Rhode Islanders’ travel needs while enhancing its sustainability and competitiveness within the region.
  • Assist in launching of the State’s first Bicycle Master Plan.
  • Work with local communities, state agencies and various other stakeholders to promote Transit Oriented Development opportunities in the state.
  • Assisting the RI Department of Transportation and the RI Public Transit Authority with public transit planning efforts, including assessing, and enhancing transit access, connectivity, and mobility
  • Exploring innovative approaches to land use and transportation corridor planning
  • Analyzing the multi-modal transportation system and implementing strategies for reducing recurring congestion in defined problem areas
  • Facilitating the annual review and update of the State’s Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)

Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have a master’s degree in urban or regional planning. The qualified candidate should also possess:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of urban and regional planning
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, facilitation and negotiation skills with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple programs, projects and tasks to meet varying deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and to work as a team player on multiple projects
  • Strong computer proficiency, including document design and layout, geographic information systems and database management

Salary & Benefits: $31.42 – $35.53 Hourly, $57,177.00 – $64,668.00 Annually.

To A pply: Applications will be received online only, until February 03, 2017 at 11:59PM. To apply for these Principal Planner position, visit APPLY.RI.GOV.

Director of Planning – South Kingstown, RI
Post date: 12/12/2016
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Town of South Kingstown, a suburban coastal community of 30,000 residents which has a number of unique and distinct villages across the Town’s 63 square miles, is seeking an experienced professional for the role of Planning Director.  The position reports directly to the Town Manager, and works with several of the Town’s boards and commissions.  Duties include high level technical, administrative, and professional planning work; coordinating and supervising the Planning Department’s program; municipal policy development relating to land use and long range community planning; the development, general administration, and implementation of the Town’s long range comprehensive planning efforts, growth management program, community sustainability efforts; and development of the Department’s annual operating and capital budget.  The position also serves to coordinate and assist the activities of other municipal departments in their review of planning, zoning, and development associated proposals and projects.

Qualifications: To be considered, candidates must have a thorough knowledge of modern land use planning principals and practices; current Federal, State, and local land use planning and environmental law; and have the ability to apply technical knowledge and exercise independent judgment in carrying out responsibilities according to general policy directives and specific legal requirements.  Candidates must also have demonstrated administrative, financial, supervisory, and general management skills.  Required qualifications include a master’s degree in community, urban, or regional planning; a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in land use planning, with five (5) or more years in a leadership and supervisory capacity; AICP certification is preferred.

Salary & Benefits: This nonunion full time position has a salary range of $91,465 – $99,614, and includes a comprehensive benefit package as detailed within the Town’s Non-Union Employee Benefit Summary.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume, and application to:  Applications and further information can be found on the Town’s website  Position is open until filled. EOE M/F/V/H


Facilities Planner – Newport Naval Station, RI
Post date: 11/29/2016
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Facilities Planner (FP) will be assigned to the NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic, Asset Management (AM) Business Line. The Facilities Planner (FP) will be assigned to the NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic, Asset Management (AM) Business Line. This will be in direct support of the execution of the standard NAVFAC Planning Products & Services.

While the FP will be involved with various aspects of planning, the main expectations of this assignment:

  • Do NOT involve Master, Regional or local Planning.
  • Include heavy involvement with space usage analysis.
  • Requires expertise using Autocad to document space usage on floor plans.
  • Include developing construction scopes of work and government cost estimates.

See listing for full description.



  • Bachelor Degree in Community Planning or Engineering/Architecture
  • 4 years’ experience in planning, related area, prefer planning at a shipyard
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Experience:

  • Government Facilities Planning
  • Civil Engineering background, especially Utilities projects
  • DD1391s
  • Development of planning support A&E scopes of services
  • Master long range planning
  • Electronic Project Generator (EPG)
  • Basic Facility Requirements (BFRs)
  • Internet Navy Facility Assets Data Store (iNFADS)

Candidates must be US Citizens, due to requirement to access military installations and data systems. Candidates must be willing to submit to an extensive background check and drug screen.

Salary & Benefits: Exempt position – salaried, 40+ hours per week.

To Apply: Send resume and supporting documents to:



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