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Planning Technician/Zoning Enforcement Officer – Coventry, CT

Post Date: 1/31/2018
Close Date: 2/20/2018 (11:59 p.m.)

 

Summary: The Town of Coventry is looking for a Planning Technician/Zoning Enforcement Officer. For more information, please click here.

Qualifications: BA and experience in planning and/or zoning. GIS experience. CAZEO certification a plus.

Salary: $49,215 – $64,569 (DOE) plus benefits.

To Apply: Apply online or submit application and resume to Office of the Town Manager, Town of Coventry, 1712 Main Street, Coventry, CT 06238. Deadline February 20, 2018. EOE/M/F.

 

 

 

Out-of-State Employment

 

Senior Planner – Albany, NY 

Post Date: 2/15/2018
Close Date: N/A

 

Summary: Laberge Group based in Albany, New York has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and talented mid-level/senior planner.  This individual will work collaboratively with our team to prepare and assist in the preparation of Comprehensive & Master Plans, Zoning Regulations & Land Use Ordinances, Brownfield Opportunity Area Plans, and more.

Qualifications: Bachelors in planning or related field required; Masters and AICP preferred.  Six years’ experience. Proficient with zoning and land use codes; form based code experience preferred. Must be a skilled public presenter. The preferred individual will have significant experience in zoning, 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 (written and verbally), has a strong technical aptitude, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment.

To Apply: Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to: Laberge Group, 4 Computer Dr. Albany, NY or e-mail hr@labergegroup.com.

 

Senior Planner – Pawtucket, RI 

Post Date: 2/13/2018
Close Date: Until filled

 

Summary: The City of Pawtucket, RI is in need of a Senior Planner who can perform planning and grant management related work under the direction of the Planning Director, Assistant Director, Project Engineer, and Community Development Program Manager.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) plus three years’ experience, or Master’s Degree, (M.A.) and one-year experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products. Experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) programs preferred. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. American Institute of Certified Planners Certification preferred.

Salary: $48,000.00 to $52,000.00

To Apply: To apply for this position, please fill out a City of Pawtucket Employment Application, which can be found here, and forward your application package, along with a copy of certifications and diplomas, to claird@pawtucketri.com.  

 

 

Community Planner – Rye, New York 

Post Date: 2/7/2018
Close Date: N/A

 

Summary: Frederick P. Clark Associates 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:  At least 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: Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to tdalton@fpclark.com

 

 

Senior Planner – Cranston, RI

Post Date: 1/24/2018
Close Date: 2/16/2018 (4:30 p.m.)

 

Summary: The City of Cranston is looking for a Senior Planner. This position deals with professional planning work in connection with community, city and regional planning programs. Work involves application of professional planning knowledge and skills as they pertain to municipal planning issues. The Senior Planner conducts studies relating to a full range of professional planning work, including zoning, subdivision and site plan review, capital budgeting, ordinance drafting, demographics, neighborhood studies, and grant administration. Furthermore, the Senior Planner drafts reports and plans in connection with each of these studies and provides findings to the Planning Director, City Plan Commission and/or City Council and assists with the essential administrative and numerous public service aspects of working within a City Planning Department.

Qualifications: Masters Degree in Planning (Community, Town, City/Urban, Regional) from an accredited college or university (rising May 2018 graduates strongly encouraged to apply); or Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in a closely related field such as Sustainability Sciences, Public Administration, Urban Affairs, Urban Design, Geography, Environmental Science Management (rising May 2018 graduates strongly encouraged to apply); or Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in a closely related field such as Sustainability Sciences, Public Administration, Urban Affairs, Urban Design, Geography, Environmental Science Management, with membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) required.

Salary: $56,183.40 – $70,324.80

To Apply: Applications must be filed on or before 4:30 PM, February 16, 2018, in the Office of the Personnel Director, Room 107, Cranston City Hall, 869 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910. Applications are available in the Office of the Personnel Director and on the Personnel webpage at: www.cranstonri.com. For more information, please click here.

 

 

DRB Coordinator/Assistant Zoning Officer – Shelburne, VT

Post Date: 1/18/2018
Close Date: 2/21/2018

Summary: The Town of Shelburne is seeking a full-time DRB Coordinator/Assistant Zoning Officer to serve as primary staff person for Town’s Development Review Board; process applications for land use permits; and play a key role in coordinating project review.  As a Town employee, you are expected to demonstrate commitment to excellence and positive behavior toward all quality initiatives. Further, you are to demonstrate a commitment to teamwork and will promote and conform to all quality standards. Such standards include but are not limited to core values and customer service values. You are expected to serve and participate on teams when invited and continuously support co-workers who are serving on teams. It is essential that you avail yourself of all communications regarding team activities and quality initiatives.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in land-use planning, public administration, or related field and a minimum of one year of related experience. He or she must also be familiar with municipal infrastructure, able to read blueprints and plans, and have basic knowledge of Vermont land use law and zoning and planning procedures.

To Apply: Send letter of interest and resume to:

Susan Cannizzaro, Human Resource Coordinator

Town of Shelburne

P.O .Box 88, Shelburne, VT 05482

scannizzaro@shelburnevt.org

Deadline: February 21, 2018. Resumes will be reviewed as received.  The employment start date is negotiable.  Incumbent DRB Coordinator/Assistant Zoning Officer is leaving to attend graduate school. For more information, please click here.

 

 

Town Planner – Cumberland, RI

Post Date: 12/29/2017
Close Date: 1/22/2018 (or until filled)

Summary: The Town of Cumberland seeks a Town Planner to work in a municipal office environment that encourages collaboration and opportunity for professional growth. The Town Planner’s principal responsibility is to propose, prepare, administer and maintain records for Community Development Block Grant projects and programs as well as grants from other private, state and federal sources. He/she will prepare status reports on all grant projects; insure that funded projects are in compliance with local, State and Federal regulations; and perform related work as required.

The Town Planner also helps the Director scrutinize land development proposals, and research and draft Department recommendations for improving Cumberland’s quality of life. Candidates should demonstrate excellent writing skills, and familiarity with grant administration and laws and regulations relating to land development. Candidates must be committed to the principles of smart growth, sustainability and urban design, and be able to identify and promote strategic opportunities to protect and enhance the quality of life for all Cumberland citizens.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Urban Studies, Landscape Architecture or related field and have one year of government or other related experience. Desirable qualifications include: a Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration or related field; familiarity with ArcGIS and SketchUp; and experience with landscape and streetscape design.

Salary: The salary for this 35 hour per week position is $48,600 with excellent benefits. There is an opportunity for a salary review after six months of service. Occasional night meetings are required. This is a non-union appointment subject to confirmation by the Town Council.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter with two writing, project, or presentation samples to jstevens@cumberlandri.org. Applications will be acknowledged and reviewed as they are received. Applications will be accepted until January 22 or until a suitable candidate has been selected. The Town’s website is www.cumberlandri.org.

 

Director for Reimagine North of Main Project – Fitchburg, MA

Post Date: 12/27/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Fitchburg State University, a public institution located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is looking for a Director for the Reimagine North of Main Initiative (RNoM).  This position plays a critical role in the day-to-day and strategic management of the partnership, serving as both the public face of the partnership as well primary point of contact.   The Director is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and oversight of partnership initiatives.  ReImagine North of Main is a partnership – local businesses, university, government, nonprofits and, most importantly, residents committed to making a collective impact, and dedicated to improving the quality of life in the North of Main neighborhood of Fitchburg. The collaboration is focused in three key areas: economic development, housing, and community engagement. Through resident and stakeholder engagement, policy advocacy and responsible development, the goal is to improve the quality of life in the neighborhood resulting in a ReImagined North of Main where residents and businesses want to live, work, play, and invest. The Director is the primary liaison to build key relationships regarding the development of the project.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, masters preferred in, community planning, economic development, public administration, volunteer or non-profit administration, housing, historic preservation and/or small business development or a related field. At least 3 years of managing economic or community development initiatives, or relevant professional experience.  Proven experience in nonprofit administration/leadership desired.

Salary: $60K – $67K Annually

To Apply: Please include a cover letter and resume along with your application. To apply, click the “apply now” button at the bottom of this page.

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