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Deputy Director of Zoning – New Haven, CT

Post Date: 12/11/2018
Close Date: 1/11/2018

Summary: This is professional planning work involving the supervision of the activities of the zoning section of the City Plan Department. Work involves responsibility for the planning, administrative and legislative aspects of the city’s zoning ordinance and map, and is performed with considerable independence. Work includes supervising a small staff of technical assistants and close coordination with the office of the Corporation Counsel on legal matters and with the Zoning Enforcement Officer. Supervision is received from the Executive Director of the City Plan Department who also reviews the work through conferences and reports.

Qualifications: Five years of experience in regional or city planning work supplemented by at least two years of work of a supervisory nature; graduation from a four-year college or university and a master’s degree in planning law, architecture, urban studies, geography, landscape architecture, engineering or related field, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills; as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Eligibility for A.I.C.P. certification and CAZEO certification. Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques of city planning and zoning. Considerable knowledge of legal and administrative procedures in connection with planning and zoning. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with civic leaders, public officials, the general public and co-workers, with high quality customer service skills.

Salary: $70,359

To Apply: Click this link to read more about the position and apply.

 

 

 

 

Town Planner – Vernon, CT

Post Date: 12/3/2018
Close Date: 12/29/2018

Summary: Plans, organizes, and performs professional comprehensive planning services in the functional areas of land use, zoning, housing, transportation, and related municipal planning areas; serves as principal technical advisor to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Conservation and the Inland Wetlands Regulatory Agency, and Design Review Commission; administers the Community Development Block grant program. Oversees and performs work in the functional areas of land-use, general planning, and grants administration; oversees and coordinates the review, updating and implementation of the Town’s Plan of Development; provides near-term and long range plans for utilization of land and physical facilities of the Town. Analyzes the economic, social and physical factors affecting land use and municipal development; administers, reviews, and makes recommendations on commercial, recreational, office, industrial, and residential development proposals; serves as Staff Liaison and provides narrative and statistical reports and services to the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Inland Wetlands Regulatory Agency, Local Historic Properties Commission, Conservation Commission, Capital Improvement, Design Review Commission and other boards, commissions and departments concerned with land use and development as needed.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in city, urban, or regional planning or a closely related field, and four years’ experience as an urban or regional planner with two years of supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of strategic municipal planning and zoning; ability to acquire a working knowledge of Connecticut statutes and local ordinances concerning land use and development; ability to direct and coordinate a complex municipal planning operation; ability to create, analyze and interpret planning/zoning reports, studies and blueprints; ability to analyze complex interrelationships and identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, draw conclusions or approaches to problems to implement solutions; ability to actively listen, communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to lead and supervise staff, ability to deal effectively with officials, business owners and the general public. Must be computer proficient.

Salary: $80,758.21 – $92,660.35

To Apply: Visit their website at: http://www.vernon-ct.gov/human-resources

 

 

Land Use Officer – Newtown, CT 

Post Date: 11/27/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of Newtown is looking for a Land Use Officer. This person will work under direct supervision of the Director of Planning and the Deputy Director of Planning and Land Use with regard to interpretation and enforcement of the positions’ responsibilities. Also receives guidance and direction from the Senior Land Use Official.

Qualifications: CTDEP Wetlands Certification, CAZEO Certification, prefer 4 years’ experience and 4 years of college in Environmental Studies or related field. Ability to understand and interpret architectural plans, site plans, land maps, technical reports and land use regulations. Ability to deal with the public.

Salary: $55,900.00

To Apply: Please apply to the following location:

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

3 PRIMROSE STREET

NEWTOWN, CONNECTICUT 06470

 

 

 

 

Environmental Planner (PT) – Old Saybrook, CT 

Post Date: 11/9/2018
Close Date: 12/14/2018 

Summary: The Town of Old Saybrook Land Use Department has an immediate opening for an Environmental Planner to assist primarily in the environmental planning aspects of land use within the Town of Old Saybrook and to assist in overseeing the administration of the Land Use Department. The Environmental Planner is a permanent, part-time professional position that provides specialized technical assistance via the geographic information system (G.I.S.) administration/enforcement relating to inland wetlands and watercourses under the direction of the Director of Land Use. The Environmental Planner position encompasses the duties and job title of Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Enforcement Officer.

Qualifications: Must have bachelor’s degree in land use planning or closely  related field and two years’ experience or equivalent education, training and experience, as well as a CT driver’s license and ability to complete State of Connecticut Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Certification Course within one year. 

Salary: This is a 29 hour/week position.  Support Union Wage Grade 10 ($27.08-$29.96/hour).

To Apply: If interested reply by December 14, 2018 to: Land Use Department, 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 or slyons@oldsaybrookct.gov.  Complete list of duties and job requirements, along with the application form, may be found on the Town’s website at www.oldsaybrookct.gov.

 

 

Compliance Officer (Part Time) – Glastonbury, CT 

Post Date: 11/2/2018
Close Date: Until filled

Summary: Under the broad supervision of the Director of Planning and Land Use Services, the Compliance Officer provides technical support to the planning staff in the Department of Community Development. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing field inspections, enforcing land use regulations and ordinances, and assisting in the review of land use applications. Work involves completing reviews of approved building sites prior to the issuance of a building permit, and inspecting for compliance with erosion and sedimentation control measures and other permit conditions. Incumbent makes routine enforcement decisions and coordinates the filing reviews for various land use projects.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, plus two (2) years’ experience in municipal planning, zoning, or construction inspection work. An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides a demonstrated ability to perform the duties of the position will also be considered. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Salary: $27.24 per hour

To Apply: An employment application may be obtained by visiting the Town’s website at www.glastonbury-ct.gov/employment, in person at the Customer Service Center or Human Resources Department, or by calling (860) 652-7710. Please send completed applications to the Customer Service Center at Town Hall, 2155 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT, 06033, email to infocenter@glastonbury-ct.gov, or fax to (860) 652-7505.

 

 

Economic Development Supervisor – Stratford, CT 

Post Date: 10/23/2018
Close Date: Until filled

Summary: This is economic development work at the technical and administrative level involving supervision of the Town’s Economic development programs. Duties include assisting with the development and implementation of economic development programs, assisting with the coordination of promotional and marketing activities, assisting with grants administration, assisting with project management and staff supervision. The work requires considerable knowledge, skill, and ability in every phase of economic development administration.

Qualifications: A four-year degree in business, marketing or a related field from a recognized college or university or four years of business or entrepreneurial experience. Thorough knowledge of laws and regulations relating to economic development projects and activities. Knowledge of commercial real estate and development. Knowledge of regional and State economic environments, development potential and resources. Knowledge of economic and industrial development strategies and programs. Ability to plan, organize and oversee economic development programs. Ability to train and supervise employees. Ability to speak and write effectively. Some travel may be required.

Salary: $63,760.80 – $72,950.39

To Apply: Applications can be found on the Town’s website http://www.townofstratford.com/humanresourcesand should be submitted directly to the Town of Stratford, Human Resources Department, 2725 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06615.

 

 

 

Assistant Zoning Inspector – New Canaan, CT 

Post Date: 10/12/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of New Canaan is seeking to hire a full time Assistant Zoning Inspector. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1) interpreting and enforcing zoning regulations; 2) reviewing project development site plans and applying the applicable regulatory standards; 3) performing field inspections; and 4) meeting with contractors, homeowners and project professionals during the permitting process.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field and two (2) years of experience in zoning enforcement and/or municipal planning, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in reviewing and interpreting complex plans, specifications, technical studies/reports accompanied by familiarity with GIS a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles of municipal zoning and subdivision practices and of procedures, practices and methods of conducting inspections and investigations.
  • Ability to investigate and document all zoning complaints and action taken and prepare reports and memoranda for P&Z Commission, ZBA and other Town entities as required.
  • Applicant shall also possess strong written and verbal communications skills and be a proficient user of Microsoft Office products.
  • CAZEO membership and CZEO certification must be obtained within one year from the date of eligibility to qualify for membership and certification.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

To Apply: Complete the online application that can be found at www.newcanaan.info under Employment Opportunities then click on Current Job Openings and attach a cover letter and resume with at least three references. The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected. Salary is dependent on qualifications.  

 

 

Transportation Planner – Norwalk, CT 

Post Date: 10/12/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Performs professional tasks relating to transportation planning; including transportation project development, implementation management and other transportation studies as needed. Supervised by the Director of Planning and Zoning and receives general supervision from the Transportation, Mobility and Parking Director or its designee.  

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Transportation/Civil Engineering or a related field and two (2) years of experience in traffic engineering and/or transportation planning. Master’s degree in Transportation/Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning or Urban Planning with emphasis on Transportation may be substituted for one year of work experience.

Salary: $74,230-$90,208

To Apply: Application may be obtained and filed online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/norwalk/default.cfm

 

 

Shared Municipal Planner – Naugatuck, CT 

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Close Date: 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 qualified, experienced and motivated professionals to immediately fill four full time positions in transportation modeling, transportation planning, regional planning and GIS.  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. 

Qualifications: 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: $40,000-$60,000

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter indicating which job you are applying for, resume, references and representative examples of your relevant work and writing to  Mark C. Nielsen, Director of Planning, NVCOG at: jobs@nvcogct.org. Reviews of applications will begin immediately. The NVCOG reserves the right to accept in lieu of specific qualifications any combination of training and work experience that in its opinion demonstrates the experience, knowledge and ability to perform the duties. Applications will be kept in confidence until interviews are completed.

 

 

 

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Entry or Senior Planner – Housing – Springfield, MA

Post Date: 11/29/2018
Close Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: The Land Use and Environment Section of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission seeks a highly qualified and motivated Housing Planner or Housing Senior Planner to focus on housing planning while working collaboratively with colleagues in the PVPC Land Use & Environment section. This person will work with cities, towns, the state and federal government, and partner organizations to advance municipal housing planning and policy work, including assisting member municipalities to modify local land use zoning regulations to facilitate housing access and affordability.

Qualifications: The ideal Senior-level candidate will have 4 to 7+ years planning and housing experience, while the Planner Level candidate should have a minimum of two years’ related work experience.   Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Planning or a related field, must enjoy working with municipal officials and volunteers using regulations to advance community goals, understand and value authentic community engagement, have experience grant-writing and developing projects, and be an exceptional written & verbal communicator. Multiple years of experience may substitute for MS. Understanding, knowledge and experience with Massachusetts’s affordable housing programs (Chapter 40B, 40R and HPPs) a plus.

Salary: $48,000-$66,000

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and a brief work sample by target date of 12-07-2018 to Timothy W. Brennan, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress Street, Springfield, MA  01040, or by email to Land Use/Environment Section Manager Catherine Ratte’ at cratte@pvpc.org.

 

 

 

Senior Planner – Land Use – Springfield, MA

Post Date: 11/29/2018
Close Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, a proactive regional planning agency serving 43 cities and towns in Hampden and Hampshire counties of western Massachusetts, seeks a highly qualified motivated Senior Planner to focus on land use planning, zoning assistance to member municipalities, and planning board assistance.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have 5 to 10 years municipal planning and zoning experience, knowledge of Massachusetts planning and zoning laws, a college degree (Master’s preferred), strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to successfully engage local residents and municipal officials.

Salary: $54,500-$67,000

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and a brief work sample by target date of 1-5-2019 to Timothy W. Brennan, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress Street, Springfield, MA 01040, or by email to Land Use and Environment Section Manager Catherine Ratte’ at cratte@pvpc.org. Position will remain open until filled or the recruitment is cancelled. An AA/EOE. Check www.pvpc.org for more detailed description and feel free to call Catherine at 413-285-1174.

 

 

 

 

Special Projects Coordinator – Cape Cod, MA

Post Date: 11/21/2018
Close Date: 12/12/2018

Summary: Barnstable County is looking for a Special Projects Coordinator who will work directly with the Executive Director. This person will work with staff and stakeholders to communicate complex information related to the environment, economy, capital infrastructure planning, housing and other regional issues. He/She will have the ability to visualize data, prepare public presentations and create graphic media; the ability to manage projects, plan, organize, analyze problems, formulate recommendations, and prepare reports; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of public and private groups including elected officials.

Qualifications: Requires superior communication, organization, public presentation and graphics skills, and independent judgment and initiative. Bachelor’s degree in economics, communications, graphic design, public administration, regional planning, or related field plus three to five years of experience at the local, regional or state level; master’s degree preferred; combination of private and public sector experience desirable; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary: $67,047

To Apply: Please click here to apply: https://barnstablecounty.formstack.com/forms/barnstable_county_employment_application

 

 

Housing Planner or Senior Housing Planner – Springfield, MA

Post Date: 11/12/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary:The Land Use and Environment Section of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission seeks a highly qualified and motivated Housing Planner or Housing Senior Planner to focus on housing planning while working collaboratively with colleagues in the PVPC Land Use & Environment section. This person will work with cities, towns, the state and federal government, and partner organizations to advance municipal housing planning and policy work, including assisting member municipalities to modify local land use zoning regulations to facilitate housing access and affordability.

Qualifications: The ideal Senior-level candidate will have 4 to 7+ years planning and housing experience, while the Planner Level candidate should have a minimum of two years’ related work experience.   Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Planning or a related field, must enjoy working with municipal officials and volunteers using regulations to advance community goals, understand and value authentic community engagement, have experience grant-writing and developing projects, and be an exceptional written & verbal communicator. Multiple years of experience may substitute for MS. Understanding, knowledge and experience with Massachusetts’s affordable housing programs (Chapter 40B, 40R and HPPs) a plus.

Salary: $48,000 – $66,000 depending on experience

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and a brief work sample by target date of 12-07-2018 to Timothy W. Brennan, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress Street, Springfield, MA  01040, or by email to Land Use/Environment Section Manager Catherine Ratte’ at cratte@pvpc.org.  The position will remain open until filled or the recruitment is cancelled.

 

 

Planning Director – Charlton, MA

Post Date: 11/7/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of Charlton seeks energetic candidates for the full-time position of Planning Director. Charlton is a dynamic community with intriguing challenges for the Director to manage development while helping to preserve the Town’s community charm. Under the general direction of the Planning Board the Planning Director performs professional planning work and provides direction and coordination of day-to-day activities, oversees the development application process, engages the community in long-range planning, and researches and proposes innovative tools for promoting smart growth.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a  Bachelor’s Degree in regional/community planning or other related field, Master’s Degree preferred, and five (5) years of experience in community planning, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in economic development is a plus. AICP is preferred.

Salary: $72,000 – $92,000 depending on experience

To Apply: To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment, found at www.townofcharlton.net/opportunities.htm to Jessica Lewerenz, Human Resources Director, at Jessica.Lewerenz@townofcharlton.net and to jayne.garney@townofcharlton.net or mail to Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 37 Main Street, Charlton, MA 01507.

 

 

Planning Director – Charlton, MA

Post Date: 11/7/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: The Town of Charlton seeks energetic candidates for the full-time position of Planning Director. Charlton is a dynamic community with intriguing challenges for the Director to manage development while helping to preserve the Town’s community charm. Under the general direction of the Planning Board the Planning Director performs professional planning work and provides direction and coordination of day-to-day activities, oversees the development application process, engages the community in long-range planning, and researches and proposes innovative tools for promoting smart growth.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a  Bachelor’s Degree in regional/community planning or other related field, Master’s Degree preferred, and five (5) years of experience in community planning, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in economic development is a plus. AICP is preferred.

Salary: $72,000 – $92,000 depending on experience

To Apply: To be considered for this position, please submit the required Application for Employment, found at www.townofcharlton.net/opportunities.htm to Jessica Lewerenz, Human Resources Director, at Jessica.Lewerenz@townofcharlton.net and to jayne.garney@townofcharlton.net or mail to Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 37 Main Street, Charlton, MA 01507.

 

 

Associate Planner for Public Health – Berkshire, MA

Post Date: 10/26/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) seeks one full-time Associate Planner for the Public Health Program. The Associate Planner will be responsible for providing administrative and planning support for a complex public health program serving all regions of Berkshire County. This position will concentrate on planning activities related to prevention of opioid misuse and its consequences, and will also provide assistance to multiple other public health projects.

The Associate Planner will provide support to and perform entry-level planning duties for the programs listed herein: the Berkshire Opioid Addiction Prevention Collaborative (BOAPC), Berkshire Public Health Alliance (BPHA), Berkshire County Boards of Health Association (BCBOHA), Age Friendly Berkshires, and other current and future public health programs and projects. Position is 35 hours per week. This position is grant funded and reliant upon the continued availability of funding.

Qualifications: The candidate must also have strong analytic and writing capabilities, an ability to complete assignments successfully and demonstrate a strong ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people. Community Health Workers are strongly encouraged to apply. Ability to work with and coordinate with diverse populations, including community members, volunteers, business owners and management, health administrators and other medical professionals, boards of health and other municipal officials and Massachusetts Department of Public Health representatives. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. Working proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn other agency software programs. Strong organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines and to manage multiple project assignments under time constraints. The ability to work independently is essential. A bachelor’s degree in public health, counseling, addiction services or a related field is required, although for an exceptional candidate a combination of education and relevant experience totaling four years may be considered. Professional experience in addiction, trauma, outreach or public health preferred.

Salary: $21.28-$24.53 per hour

To Apply: Submit the following items to info@berkshireplanning.org, by e-mail only: cover letter, resume, and a one-page writing sample. Please include the phrase Associate Planner-Public Health in the subject line of your e-mail. No telephone calls. Position available immediately and open until filled. A full position description and information about BRPC is available at http://berkshireplanning.org/about/employment-and-internship-opportunities/.

 

 

 

Senior Planner – Berkshire, MA

Post Date: 10/17/2018
Close Date: Until Filled

Summary: Dynamic and motivated individual sought for Senior Planner position with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission(BRPC), a regional planning agency serving Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts. This position is directed towards local and regional land use planning, comprehensive planning, regional municipal services and related work. The Senior Planner serves as a staff lead person for multiple complex planning projects. Responsibilities include: program / project development, grant writing and grant preparation, development of scopes of work and budgets, project implementation, project and contract management, leadership of project teams, and supervision of project staff.

The selected candidate will be responsible for providing support to a wide range of community and regional planning activities. Work involves researching and analyzing land use, environmental and socio-economic information and data, generating, writing and producing plans and other technical documents, analyzing and preparing zoning bylaws and ordinances, and interacting with community leaders and the public.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in planning, economic or community development or closely related program or closely related field plus two years of directly related experience. Experience may be substituted for education. AICP preferred.  The successful candidate must demonstrate a high level basic planning skill set, strong analytic and writing capabilities, ability to complete assignments successfully and demonstrate strong ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people. A strong background with computer software applications is required, especially the MS Office platform.

Salary: $53,900- $65,446

To Apply: Submit the following items to info@berkshireplanning.org, by e-mail only: resume, and a two page writing sample. (Please limit your writing submission to no longer than 2 pages, even if it needs to be an excerpt.) No telephone calls. Position available immediately and open until filled. A position description and information about BRPC is available at http://berkshireplanning.org/about/employment-and-internship-opportunities/. EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace. 1 Fenn Street, Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

 

 

 

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