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Bureau Chief of Transportation, Traffic, and Parking – Stamford, CT

Post Date: 2/18/2015
Close Date: 3/13/2015

Summary: The City of Stamford is seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to manage and direct all matters pertaining to the traffic functions of the City in accordance with the City Charter. The Bureau Chief will be the head of the Transportation, Traffic and Parking Bureau and will be responsible for the analysis, planning, execution and administration of plans and programs for the City’s transportation functions.

Must possess exceptional skills in the planning and coordination of transportation constructions projects and in the development of municipal construction projects. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices used in the preparation and exploration of plans and specifications is essential, as is the ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing. Must have solid leadership, management and decision-making skills.

Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/Traffic and Transportation Engineering or a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Municipal Planning, Urban Planning and seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in traffic and transportation engineering including at least four (4) years of managerial experience. Familiarity with current Federal Transportation and Clean Air legislation.
Please be advised that the successful candidate will be required to submit to a physical examination, a drug screening and a comprehensive background check prior to appointment.

Salary & Benefits: $113,825 to $136,590

To Apply: If interested in applying, please send a letter of intent, resume and three letters of recommendation by Friday, March 13, 2015 to:
Rosemarie Frager, Human Resources Division, City of Stamford
888 Washington Boulevard – P.O. Box 10152
Stamford Connecticut 06904-2152
Phone: (203) 977-4068 Fax: (203) 977-4075

 

 

Out-of-State Employment

Principal Planner (Data Center Unit) – RI Statewide Planning Program, RI

Post Date: 2/18/2015
Close Date: 3/11/2015, noon

Summary: To perform complex professional, community, regional and statewide planning functions and, as required, to supervise the work of other planners, technicians and other subordinates engaged in such functions; and to do related work as required. Works under the general supervision of a superior from whom assignments are received in outline form. As required, supervises and reviews the work of technical and clerical assistants. Specific areas of focus for this position include providing original data analysis on pertinent planning topics, as well as developing custom demographic, social, economic, transportation and housing analysis. Additional focal areas include:
• Publishing of Census data informational bulletins, and assisting state and local government entities, and the general public in accessing, understanding and analyzing pertinent Census data products; and
• Partnering with other state agencies and entities in addressing and planning for Climate Change.

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 file management, e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheets.

Salary & Benefits: $30.80 – $34.84 Hourly, $56,056.00 – $63,400.00 Annually

To Apply: Applications will be received online only, until MARCH 11, 2015. To view the official State of Rhode Island job description and apply for this position, visit APPLY.RI.GOV and enter “Principal Planner” in the keywords field. A link to the job listing will appear at the bottom of the page. Once on the individual job description page, click on “Apply” (about half-way down the page) to submit your cover letter and resume. For technical assistance using the APPLY.RI.GOV website, please call 1-877-204-4442.

For additional information, please contact Kevin Flynn, Associate Director of the Division of Planning, at
kevin.flynn@doa.ri.gov or (401) 222-6496.

Executive Director – Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission, VT

Post Date: 2/4/2015
Close Date: 2/19/2015

Summary: The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) seeks an Executive Director. CVRPC serves 23 municipalities and 60,000 Vermonters by providing expertise spanning land use planning and zoning, transportation planning, emergency management, energy, housing, economic development and brownfields redevelopment. CVRPC is also widely known in the region for its extensive GIS and mapping program.

The Executive Director oversees a staff of six and is responsible for overall leadership of the Commission and a budget of $700,000. The Executive Director reports to the Executive Committee and the full Commission. The Commission is located in walkable downtown Montpelier, the state capital. Central Vermont is a picturesque, rural region and home to three major ski areas, three colleges, an award winning culinary school, and countless cultural and recreational opportunities. Visit http://www.centralvtplanning.org for a complete job description.

Salary & Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health, dental, and retirement.

To Apply:  The deadline to apply is February 12, 2015. Email your cover letter to the Search Committee with resume, references, and salary requirements to emery@cvregion.com. CVRPC is an equal opportunity employer. The application deadline for CVRPC’s Executive Director position is extended until February 19, 2015. All applications will be treated confidentially and references will not be contacted until the finalist candidates are selected.

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

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