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In-State Employment

Planner II – Bridgeport, CT
Post date: 5/27/15
Close date: 6/19/2015

Duties: Professional work involving short and long term city planning activities of a highly technical nature. Requires extensive knowledge of comprehensive land use and urban planning principles and practices. The ability to be flexible, to be accurate, to manage multiple projects, and to interact and communicate with the public and private sectors is required. This position involves considerable independent work and acts under the supervision of the Director of Panning and other staff in charge.


1. At a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in planning or a closely related field. A Master’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred.)
2. The ability to read and comprehend architectural, site, and construction plans and specifications as well as research and analyze technical reports, plans, regulations, etc.
3. The ability to write and express oneself through the creation of reports, graphs, charts, maps, etc. of a technical and complex nature in a format capable of being understood by a targeted audience.
4. Computer literacy with the Microsoft Office software package; GIS experience a plus.
5. Two to four years of direct planning experience in a professional environment. (A Master’s degree in planning may be substituted for one year of experience.)
6. Any acceptable and equivalent combination of experience and training which provides a demonstrated potential for performing the duties of the position.

Salary & Benefits: $55,983.00 – This position includes a comprehensive benefits package including a Retirement Pension administered by MERS (Municipal Employees Retirement System).

To Apply: Please mail, deliver or email a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references (name, title, business/company name, and contact information), to the Civil Service Commission office, 45 Lyon Terrace, room 106, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Required documents can be emailed to Resumes must be submitted or postmarked no later than Friday, June 19, 2015. Please note: due to the anticipated volume of submissions received, we will only contact those applicants whose experience, background, and skills best match our requirements.
An Equal Opportunity Employer MF/AA/DIS

For further information and contact:
TELEPHONE: 203-576-7103

Economic and Community Development Manager – Groton, CT
Post date: 5/26/15
Close date: 6/9/2015

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Community Planning, Economic Development, Urban Planning, Architecture, Business Administration, Public Policy, or equivalent field with major course work in urban planning, economic development, real estate development, finance, or a related field and at least 5 years’ experience in private sector or municipal government is required. Certified Economic and Community Development (CEcD) or formal training through Economic Development Institute (EDI) desired.

Criminal background, drug testing, and driving record checks required prior to employment. Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License required.

Salary & Benefits: $76,535 – $90,041. Non-union, full-time position, 40 hours/week.

To Apply: Applications are available at the Human Resources Office, Groton Town Hall, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton, CT 06340 or at Applications must be returned to the Human Resources Office on or before June 9, 2015. Review of applications/resumes with best qualified candidates eligible for oral interview.

Director of Special Projects – Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments
Post date: 5/18/15
Close date: 5/31/2015

Summary: Senior planning position with Council of Governments consisting of twenty-one member municipalities serving an urbanized region having a population of 286,711. Responsible for managing special projects and technical studies; formulating Regional Plan of Conservation and Development; public outreach activities; and working closely with SCCOG committees and agencies.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in city or regional planning or related field, and a minimum of five years of planning experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field, and seven years of planning experience. This position requires considerable knowledge of planning principles and practices; ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public; considerable ability to communicate clearly and effectively both in writing and orally.

Salary & Benefits: $63,000 to $88,000, depending on education and work experience.

To Apply: Send resumes to:

James S. Butler, AICP, Executive Director
Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments
5 Connecticut Avenue
Norwich, CT 06360

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Principal Transit Planner (P3 or P4) – Capitol Region Council of Governments
Post date: 5/8/15
Close date: 6/5/2015 – will remain open until filled.

Summary: CRCOG is seeking a qualified Principal Transportation Planner or Engineer to perform a variety of transportation planning activities, mainly in Transit. The primary duty for the person selected for this position will be to oversee transit planning activities.


Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
This position requires knowledge of: transportation planning and transit systems operation; principles and practices of traffic engineering; federal transportation planning regulations; project development, implementation, and management. The position requires good oral and written communication skills; proficiency with word-processing and spreadsheets; the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and use good judgment in prioritizing work assignments as well as maintain effectiveness under pressure of variable time constraints and deadlines. Candidates
should have the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the course of work.

Minimum Training and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in transportation planning, urban planning, engineering or a closely related field and five years of increasingly responsible experience or a combination of training and work experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the duties.

Salary & Benefits: Full-time. Annual Salary Range: $56,016 – $83,419 (35 hours / week)

To Apply: Please address your resume and a cover letter to Ms. Jennifer Carrier, Director of Transportation. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to Ms. Pauline Yoder at If submitting via regular mail, they should be sent to CRCOG, 241 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. Resumes should be submitted by June 5, 2015, but the positions will remained open until filled. CRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/H/F

Please see complete description for more information.


Senior Planner (P2) – Capitol Region Council of Governments
Post date: 5/8/15
Close date: 6/5/2015 – will remain open until filled.

Summary: The Capitol Region Council of Governments is looking for candidates for a Senior Planner (P2) position to work within the Transportation department, assist with various transportation activities and assist with other Transportation Planning initiatives and other duties as required.


Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles and practices transit and transportation operations. Ability to operate computers and word processing software and other standard office equipment; communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing; prepare clear, accurate records and reports and coordinate and facilitate meetings. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the course of work.

Minimum Training and Experience
An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of increasingly responsible experience in transportation or a combination of training and work experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the duties. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Full-time. Annual Salary Range: $52,881 – $67,700 (35 hours / week – full time); depending on qualifications

To Apply: Please address your resume and a cover letter to Ms. Jennifer Carrier, Director of Transportation. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to Ms. Pauline Yoder at If submitting via regular mail, they should be sent to CRCOG, 241 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. Resumes should be submitted by June 5, 2015, but the positions will remained open until filled. CRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/H/F

Please see complete description for more information.


Planning Director – Town of Waterford, CT
Post date: 5/7/2015
Close date: 5/29/2015, 4:00 PM

Summary: The Town of Waterford seeks a Planning Director to oversee and direct the activities of the land use commissions and building department.

Qualifications: We seek a Masters Degree with major work in planning, public administration, engineering or political science and 3 years experience or Bachelor’s Degree in planning or related curriculum and a minimum of 10 years experience. AICP certification as a professional planner must be obtained as a condition of employment. Working knowledge of permitting software and Geographic Information Systems software from ESRI. Strong supervisory, interpersonal and administrative skills are essential; knowledge of government operations and superior written and oral presentation skills are essential.

Salary & Benefits: Full-time. Night meetings required. Salary range $81,864 – $109,706. Excellent benefits.

To Apply: Job posting and application are available at or Waterford Town Hall. To apply, please send application with resume and letter expressing interest by Friday, May 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm to Director of Human Resources, Town of Waterford, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385 E.O.E.


Planner I-II – Milone & MacBroom, Inc.
Post date: 4/29/2015
Close date: Until Filled

Milone & MacBroom, Inc. is a growing multidisciplinary engineering, landscape architecture, environmental science, and planning consulting firm. Our corporate office is located in Cheshire, Connecticut, with satellite office locations in Maine, South Carolina, Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont.

We are seeking an experienced Planner to support senior staff in a team setting at our corporate office located in Cheshire, Connecticut. The position will be responsible for analysis, preparation of reports and planning graphics, and developing recommendations on diverse and complex planning assignments.


This position requires skills in:

  • Understanding of the principles and practices of municipal planning and urban design.
  • Technical knowledge in demographic, housing, land use, and economic analysis related to planning activities
  • Demonstrated experience in working with local officials, citizens, and nongovernmental organizations in the public outreach processes
  • Critical thinking and strong communication skills (graphic, written, and interpersonal) are essential.
  • Proficiency in ESRI ArcGIS
  • Efficient, thorough, detail-oriented, and dedicated to quality work
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • The ability to work in a collaborative team environment across numerous disciplines.


  •  A master’s degree in planning, architecture or a closely related field and at least three years of increasingly responsible experience planning, or urban design are preferred.
  • Well-developed ability to translate planning data into concise, easily understood materials for broad dissemination
  • Experience in Design Charrettes highly desirable
  • Membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners is desirable.
  • Quantitative analytical skills using Microsoft Excel and other related tools

Travel, attendance at evening meetings, and a driver’s license are required. The firm offers a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a fast-paced work environment.

Please see complete description for information on how to apply.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer   M/F/D/V


Administrator of Planning, Zoning, & Building – East Hampton, CT
Post date: 4/27/2015
Close date: 5/22/2015

Summary: The Town of East Hampton is seeking a candidate to fill the full-time position of Planning & Zoning Administrator. The Administrator is responsible for the management of land use activities. Coordinates and provides guidance on local, regional, state and federal policies. Responsible for monitoring compliance with land use laws/ordinances, subdivision regulations and zoning regulations.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in planning and minimum of one-year experience preferred and supervisory experience.

Salary & Benefits: Salary: $95,000 plus benefit package. This is a bargaining unit position.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and qualifications, along with an employment application no later than noon on Friday, May 22, 2015, (or until filled), to the:

Town of East Hampton
Department of Human Resources
20 East High Street
East Hampton, CT 06424

A full job description and employment application may be obtained at AA/M-F/EOE


Zoning Enforcement Officer – Beacon Falls, CT
Post date: 4/10/2015
Close date: 5/24/2015


• Works under the direction of the Town’s Planning and Zoning Commission.
• Administers and enforces all Local, State and Federal Zoning Regulations.
• Investigates complaints of alleged violations, when in writing, with proper contact information.
• Reviews applications and plans for completeness and conformity, as time permits.
• Maintains accurate documentation, in the files, of all issues that come to the Zoning Office.
• Works with Town, State and Federal agencies to address zoning issues. These are the Town Attorney, Building Inspector, Town Engineer, Planning and Zoning  Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Inland Wetlands Commission, as well as  any other entity as needed.
• Provides the Planning and Zoning Commission with a Monthly Report at their regularly scheduled meetings.
• Maintains regular Office Hours.
• Meets with property owners and or their agents to discuss issues and or violations that  need to be addressed.
• Perform follow up inspections to check for Zoning Conformity.
• Issue appropriate paperwork: Including but not limited to Certificate of Zoning Compliance, Warnings, Cease and Desist, as well as Blight Violations.


• Have a working knowledge of Town, State and Federal Zoning Statutes.
• State Certification as a Zoning Enforcement Officer or the ability to become State Certified within one (1) year of date of hire and must maintain the State Certification.

To Apply: Applications can be picked up and returned to Beacon Falls Town Hall, 10 Maple Ave, Beacon Falls, CT. Call (203)729-4340 for any questions. Application closing date is Friday, April 24, 2015.


Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer – Bristol, CT
Post date: 4/10/2015
Close date: Open until filled

SUMMARY: Plans, organizes, and implements a comprehensive zoning advisory, inspection, and enforcement program. Inputs and maintains computerized records, drafts correspondence, and orders remedial action of zoning violations. Interprets and enforces Zoning Regulations, City Ordinances including the Property Maintenance and Enforcement Code, and regulations related to health and safety. Conducts inspections, and participates in preliminary reviews and consultation with other City departments. Investigates and responds to complaints. Provides technical zoning assistance and consultation to various City Boards, Commissions, Departments, or special building committees. Prepares documentation required for enforcement of zoning regulations in civil court actions and criminal prosecutions, and appears in court.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires High school diploma/GED, and 3 years of relevant experience performing inspections and other zoning related duties, and interpreting municipal ordinances and state statutes regarding land use. Requires ability to read plans and specifications, working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, database and Internet software. Requires CT Driver’s License and CAZEO Certification (CT Association of Zoning Enforcement Officials).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: The list is not all-inclusive and may be supplemented as necessary. Regularly required to talk or hear. Frequently required to sit and stand, occasionally required to walk and climb or balance. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Works in indoor or office environment and outdoor environment.

Salary & Benefits: $29.83/hr. (Scheduled increase to $30.54/hr. effective 07-01-15.) Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & insurance package.

To Apply: Submit online application with resume: Equal Opportunity Employer.


Planner/Project Manager – Western Connecticut Council of Governments, CT
Post date: 4/2/2015
Close date: Open until filled

Summary: The Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) seeks a qualified person to serve as a (Transportation) Planner and/or (Regional Services) Project Manager. The employee may be stationed in one or both of WestCOG’s offices (in Brookfield and Stamford).

Job responsibilities may evolve over time but initially are expected to include:
• Management of a regional transportation program (MPO), and
• Development of local and regional transportation studies and plans; and/or
• Identification of opportunities for regional efficiencies and cost savings, and
• Development, implementation, monitoring, and continuous improvement of shared services multiple municipalities; and
• Other tasks as assigned
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and experience with:
• Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO)
• Regional transportation planning
• Multimodal transportation
• Regional government
• Local and regional government (all departments and functions)
• Experience with purchasing, procurement, contracting, negotiations, staffing, service delivery, and program and project management
• Familiarity with local government in Connecticut

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
• Transportation engineering
• Logistics
In addition to at least one year of relevant experience (more preferred), the ideal candidate will have a high level of proficiency in:
• Spoken and written English
• Mathematics and statistics
• Information technology and information systems
The ideal candidate will be quick on his or her feet, be an innovative and creative thinker, and be highly motivated, affable, and reliable. 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/Junior/Senior Planner level, or as a Project Manager, and corresponding salary of $45,000-$70,000, depending on qualifications. Benefits are available.

To Apply: 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. This position will remain open until filled or closed.

WestCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.







Out-of-State Employment

Graphic and Web Designer – Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc (NY office)
Post date: 5/1/2015
Close date: Until Filled

Summary: Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. (FHI) is seeking a full-time position for a Graphic and Web Designer based out of our Manhattan, New York location. FHI is a firm of innovative, multidisciplinary and environmentally conscious planners, engineers, and scientists dedicated to improving the overall quality of communities.

Visual communication is integral to our work and we believe in the importance of well-crafted graphics to positively impact the viewer and clearly communicate project ideas. Our visual communications services include graphic design, concept design, renderings, site planning, print communications, digital communications, presentations, interpretative design, display collateral, project branding, storytelling, cartography, and ADA compliant design.
The full-time position for a Graphic and Web Designer will be based out of our Manhattan, New York location. Located in the Financial District, our office is easily accessible by public transportation and an exciting place to work. A successful candidate for this role will:
• Demonstrate creativity and strong conceptual and visual communications skills
• Have a go-getter attitude and be a creative leader
• Exhibit acute attention to details
• Be an independent, organized, critical thinker
• Be a versatile professional who can handle multiple tasks , and deadlines with ease within a fast-paced environment
• Have a pro-active attitude with a willingness to continue to learn and develop new skills within the graphic design field

• Developing creative, compelling materials for both web and print production (This includes, but is not limited to, banners, flyers, logos and branding, marketing collateral, advertisements, website development, e-blasts.)
• Develop and maintain visually pleasing, interactive websites
• Formatting and branding of proposals, reports and brochures
• Assisting Marketing Department with the firm’s overall marketing strategy, including design and branding decisions
• Ensuring printed marketing collateral is up-to-date and readily available
• Staying up-to-date with the latest design trends

• Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, visual arts, marketing, communications, or a related field
• 1-3 years of overall professional experience
• Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
• Strong proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint
• Coding proficiency in HTML, CSS & JavaScript.
• Strong written and verbal communication capability
• Ability to collaborate with others in team project situations
• Knowledge of UX design
• Ability to code responsive and mobile design
• Permanent US work authorization
• Interest in the field of urban and transportation planning and/or public involvement
• Ability to code interactive web elements (i.e. virtual meetings, interactive timeline or map)
• XHTML and CSS3
• PHP coding experience
• Valid driver’s license

Salary: Salary is commensurate with level of experience.

To Apply: Please send resume and a link to a portfolio of work (inclusive of website examples) to or Claudia Massie, 416 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103.
Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer.


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May 28, 2015, 12:00am

68 Washington Street

CCAPA is offering this as a free event, with a cash bar, for all professionals involved in planning and design for the built environment, so please invite a friend or colleague and join us next Thursday, May 28th, 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Local Kitchen & Beer Bar in South Norwalk for drinks, app’s and networking (see below for details). CCAPA members will receive one drink ticket. Please RSVP to Chris Canna,

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