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In-State Employment

Planner – Greenwich, CT
Post date: 7/26/2017
Close Date: 7/31/2017

Summary: Performs technical and professional work in the receipt, processing, review and follow up of planning and zoning applications for the Town. Assists the Director of Planning and Zoning and other Department professionals with the processing and follow-up of applications and other departmental responsibilities.

Works under the supervision and direction of the Assistant Town Planner and/or the Senior Planner or designee.

Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in Planning, Architecture or a closely related field, 2 years of planning experience and 6 months of experience using Microsoft Access or GIS.
2. A Master’s degree with specialization in Planning, Architecture or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the work experience; or
3. Education and experience equivalent to # 1 or 2 above.

Salary & Benefits: $33.17 – $42.80 Hourly. Part time (25 hours/week)

To Apply: Detailed information about the Town as well as the job description and requirements are available on the Town’s website www.greenwichct.org Town of Greenwich, HR Department, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830. Open until 07/31/17 at 4pm. EOE M/F/D/V

To apply directly for this position, please submit application online via the following link:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/greenwichct/default.cfm

Planner – Westport, CT
Post date: 7/20/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Receives direction from the Department Supervisor and is responsible for a wide range of administrative, technical planning and zoning review tasks which support the department. Reviews zoning applications, issues compliance correspondence, interprets and explains Town zoning codes, regulations and ordinances to the public etc. Reviews all maps prior to final authorization and filing on the land records. Prepares reports and researches issues for the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals. Conducts compliance inspections, bond release inspections and field investigations. Other tasks assigned as per the job description.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in City or Community Planning or closely  related field and three years’ work experience in a related field. Must be familiar with computer software including Microsoft Office Suite and have the ability to learn specific software related to the Town of Westport. Proficiency with the
Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Must possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is desirable. Background and reference checks required prior to employment.

Salary & Benefits: $ 59,536 – $ 79,784

To Apply: 

HR/Personnel Department

dferrante@westportct.gov

Westport Town Hall

110 Myrtle Avenue Room 208

Westport, CT 06880

Transportation Planner (P1) or Senior Transportation Planner (P2)– Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG)
Post date: 7/17/2017
Close Date: 8/15/2017

Summary: The Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) is the largest of Connecticut’s nine regional planning organizations and serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for most of the Hartford area. Within the Transportation Department, this position will assist with various transportation and transit planning activities and initiatives. Duties include:

  • Assists with a broad range of Transportation Planning activities that could include transit planning, corridor study assistance, capitol project advancement, grant programs, and/or data collection and analysis. The position will require collaboratively working with others as well as good communication and writing skills.
  • Assists in preparation of monthly and quarterly Transportation related reports, website postings, and invoices.
  • Other Transportation Planning tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: Knowledge of the principles of transportation planning and transit 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.

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 of the position. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree is preferred.

May need a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting.

Salary & Benefits: $50,109 – $70,436 (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. Cara Radzins at cradzins@crcog.org. If submitting via regular mail, please send to CRCOG, 241 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. Resumes should be submitted by August 15, 2017, but the position will remained open until filled. CRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/H/F

Director – Thames River Innovation Place – CT
Post date: 7/10/2017
Close Date: 7/31/2017

Summary: The Thames River Innovation Place (TRIP) is a new collaborative comprised of major institutions, municipalities, business people, and entrepreneurs in the Thames River region of southeastern Connecticut. TRIP recently received formal designation as an Innovation Place from the state with funds to support project work that fosters innovation, entrepreneurship, and placemaking to help New London and Groton become more attractive places for people to live, work, play, and start businesses.

TRIP is hiring a Director to lead this work. The desired candidate needs to be agile at knowing when to lead and when to support as projects are at various stages of development with the goal of creating projects that stand on their own.

The Director will be responsible for all financial, operational, administrative and legal aspects of the daily operations of the organization. These include but are not limited to budgeting and achieving targets, public relations, marketing, sound management practices, supervision of volunteer staff, and support of all programs and events of the organization. This is an Independent Contract Position with applications open until July 31st with an expected hire date in early September. See the full job description for more details.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to director@thamesriverinnovation.org. This project was made possible by the support of CTNext.

Zoning Enforcement Officer (Part Time) – Thompson, CT
Post date: 6/12/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: The Town of Thompson seeks a part time (15 hrs./wk.) Zoning Enforcement Officer, to assist in all activities of the Planning and Development Department (including, but not limited to, plan review, assistance to the public, drafting of Zoning/Subdivision/ other relevant Regulations, site visits, acting as staff to various Land Use Boards, etc.), with an emphasis on enforcement of the Thompson Zoning Regulations and related matters. This position acts under the direction of the Director of Planning and Development. See the full job description for more details.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university majoring in planning, public administration, or a related field, and four years of progressively responsible experience in municipal zoning enforcement, or
  • An equivalent combination of training and qualifying experience substituting on a year for year basis.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Certified Zoning Enforcement Officer (CZEO) desired. If not present when hired, should be completed within 3 years of initial employment.
  • Must maintain zoning enforcement licenses and/or Certifications required by Federal, State, and Local laws

To Apply: Applications for employment are available from the Thompson Human Resources web page, or you may contact the First Selectman’s office directly at 860-923-9561. Applications/ resumes should be submitted to Town of Thompson, ATTN:  K. Beausoleil, First Selectman, 815 Riverside Dr., P.O. Box 899, North Grosvenordale, CT   06255.  Position open until filled.

Planner III – Principal Planner – Milone & MacBroom, Inc. 
Post date: 5/30/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: 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, New Hampshire, 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 managing projects, analysis, preparation of reports, providing information and technical advice, client liaison, mentoring junior staff, and making recommendations on diverse and complex planning assignments.

Qualifications: The qualified candidate will possess:

  • A master’s degree in planning or a closely related field and at least 7 years of increasingly responsible experience
  • AICP Certification highly desirable
  • Understanding of the principles and practices of city and regional planning
  • Highly proficient in demographic, housing, land use, and economic analysis related to planning activities
  • Project management experience
  • Demonstrated experience in working with officials, citizens, and nongovernmental organizations in the public outreach processes
  • Critical thinking and strong communication skills (graphic, written, and interpersonal) are essential
  • Excellent writing, organization, communication, and presentation skills
  • High level of 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.

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.

We believe in fostering a workplace that embraces our employees’ unique abilities.  We work collaboratively and energetically in a relaxed atmosphere.  We have a strong sense of community where we help one another to thrive and succeed.  We are each other’s champions and mentors, and we recognize and encourage the successes of others.

Our core values—interpersonal relationships, exceptional work environment, diversity, teamwork, trust, friendship, producing quality work, commitment to our families and communities—define our firm and are embodied in everything we do.

Salary & Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary, opportunities for advancement, and a fun and creative working environment.

To Apply: To apply for this position, please forward your resume to:

Human Resources Manager
Milone & MacBroom, Inc.
99 Realty Drive
Cheshire, CT 06410
T: (203) 271-1773
F: (203) 439-2307
hr@miloneandmacbroom.com

Milone & MacBroom, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer  M/F/D/V

 

 

 

Out-of-State Employment

Multimodal Planning Division Manager – MaineDOT
Post date: 7/20/2017
Close Date: 7/31/2017

Summary: The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) seeks an experienced and motivated manager to lead its eight-person Multimodal Planning Division. The position supervises the department’s public transportation programs, which include transit operations, passenger rail and ferryboat planning; its aviation program; and its bike/ped program. The position coordinates with MaineDOT’s Multimodal (capital) Program; with its Fleet Services and Multimodal Operations Divisions; and with its Freight and Business Services Office to identify, prioritize and program multimodal (non-highway-and-bridge) transportation projects, statewide. Candidates must be committed to serving Maine’s transportation customers, and able to learn quickly, manage multiple priorities, speak confidently in public, and communicate effectively with employees, customers, stakeholders, administrators and elected officials. Experience with federal regulation and grants administration is desirable. More information is available online.

To Apply: Applicants must forward a cover letter, current resume, and completed Direct Hire application and copies of post-secondary transcripts/licensing/registration and certifications to:  MaineDOT, Human Resources, Attn:  Jeremiah Hutchinson, 16 State House Station, Augusta, ME  04333-0016, no later than the closing date listed above.  Applications are available by calling, (207)624-3050, and on the MaineDOT website:  www.maine.gov/mdot.

Planner Technician – Providence, CT
Post date: 7/20/2017
Close Date: 8/8/2017

Summary: Assists Department staff in performing the full range of professional and para-professional duties necessary to the operation of an urban planning office. Work elements include writing, research, data analysis, customer service, and the use of various types of computer programs including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation, mapping, and graphic design.

Qualifications: 

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field such as urban studies, urban design, architecture, or engineering with course work in urban planning.
  2. Knowledge of urban planning principals, including comprehensive planning, neighborhood planning, and zoning.
  3. Ability to perform research, data collection, and analysis using computer software programs common to urban planning.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively and courteously.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and the general public.
  6. Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe In Design, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Experience or interest in web design, graphic design, and ARC GIS is desirable.
  7. Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Salary & Benefits: $46,992.21 starting salary* with annual step increases up to $51,682.73. Excellent benefits.
*New employees will be compensated at a wage rate of fifteen percent (15%) below this salary until June 29, 2018. Until June 29, 2018, wages for new employees will be increased in five percent (5%) increments annually on the anniversary of the date of hire. On June 29, 2018 new employees shall receive the full contractual rate.

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter which clearly identifies the position you are applying for. Type “Planning Tech. Application” in subject line of your email and send electronic submissions via email at jobs@providenceri.gov

All resumes and cover letters must be accompanied by a salary history and employment application form. Employment application forms are available on the City’s website at: http://www.providenceri.gov/hr/jobs/

The City of Providence is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. This position will be filled without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation.

 

Planner – Providence, CT
Post date: 7/17/2017
Close Date: 8/4/2017

Summary: Under general supervision of the Deputy Director of Planning and Development or designee, the Planner performs responsible administrative, technical planning, and urban redevelopment work of a complex and professional nature in assisting the Deputy Director for Planning, the Associate Director of Special Projects and Principal Planners in the completion of planning projects; and related work as required. Work assignments are received from a superior and are usually general in nature. Work elements include writing, public speaking, and the use of various types of computer software and programs including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation, mapping, and graphic design. Work is reviewed in its broader aspects for compliance with the standards and principles of community planning.

Qualifications: 

  1. Master’s degree in planning from a college or university accredited by the American Planning Association, or Bachelor’s degree in planning, urban design, urban affairs, or related field plus three (3) years experience in planning.
  2. Detailed and demonstrable knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques involved in city planning including, but not limited to, preparing capital improvements, comprehensive plans, urban redevelopment programs, zoning ordinances and land development regulations; administering planning projects; assigning and supervising the work of technical staff; and giving presentations to technical groups on general planning and urban redevelopment matters.
  3. Ability to perform complex technical research and analysis, compile comprehensive reports, work with computers and computer programs, and make recommendations for the practicable applications of findings.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively and courteously.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and the general public.
  6. Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe Creative Suite.  Experience or interest in web design, graphic design, and ARC GIS is desirable.
  7. Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Salary & Benefits: $50,772.24 starting salary* with annual step increases up to $57,003.07 Excellent benefits.

*New employees will be compensated at a wage rate of fifteen percent (15%) below this salary until June 29, 2018. Until June 29, 2018, wages for new employees will be increased in five percent (5%) increments annually on the anniversary of the date of hire. On June 29, 2018 new employees shall receive the full contractual rate.

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter which clearly identifies the position you are applying for. Type “Planner Application” in subject line of your email and send electronic submissions via email at jobs@providenceri.gov All resumes and cover letters must be accompanied by a salary history and employment application form. Employment application forms are available on the City’s website at: http://www.providenceri.gov/hr/jobs/

The City of Providence is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. This position will be filled without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation.

 

Senior Planner – Berkshire Regional Commission, MA 
Post date: 7/10/2017
Close Date: Open 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.

Qualifications: Masters Degree in planning or closely related field plus two years experience or Bachelor’s degree with degree/ coursework in planning-related subjects and four years full-time experience in community, land use, and economic development planning. Experience analyzing and writing zoning bylaws/ ordinances a plus. Candidate must have valid driver’s license and access to private vehicle. May be filled at the Planner level which requires a Master’s degree in planning or closely related field and no experience or a Bachelor’s degree and two years of directly relevant experience.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary range is $52,999 – $64,532 (for Planner level – $47,467 – $53,738) with very attractive benefits package. Minimum work week is 35 hours per week with flex time available.

To Apply: Submit the following items to Shannon Zaleski by e-mail only: resume, complete listing of courses 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 www.berkshireplanning.org.  EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace.  1 Fenn Street, Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA  01201

Planner – Berkshire Regional Commission, MA 
Post date: 7/7/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: Dynamic and motivated individual sought for a professional planner position with the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), a regional planning agency serving Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts.  This entry-level position will be involved with a variety of planning activities, with some focus on transportation planning. This is an excellent opportunity for the correct individual to gain multi-faceted experience in community and regional planning and public health initiatives.  The selected candidate will be responsible for providing support to a wide range of planning activities.  Work involves researching and analyzing transportation, environmental and socio-economic information/data, generating, writing, and producing plans and other technical documents and interacting with the public. Employees are expected to exercise a degree of independent judgment and initiative in the performance of duties.

Qualifications: Masters Degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university is required.  Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and two years of full time experience in transportation planning may be substituted for a master’s degree.  Candidate must have valid driver’s license and access to private vehicle.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary range is $47,476 – $53,738, depending on qualifications, with benefits package.  Minimum work week is 35 hours per week with flex time available.

To Apply: Submit the following items to BRPC Transportation Program Manager: info@berkshireplanning.org  by e-mail only: resume, complete listing of courses 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 www.berkshireplanning.org.  EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace.  1 Fenn Street, Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA  01201

Secretary to the Zoning and Building Boards of  Review – City of Providence, Rhode Island
Post date: 7/5/2017
Close Date: Open until filled

Summary: This position reports to the Director of Inspections and Standards and is responsible for providing professional assistance to the zoning, housing and building boards of review, to include providing advice and consultation to the boards, interpreting zoning ordinances and performing responsible technical and administrative work necessary for the normal operation of the boards and the Division of Structures and Zoning.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares documents and cases and presents them to the zoning and building boards of review to ensure efficient and informed decision making by members of the boards.
  • Prepares calendars for public hearings, sends notices as required, makes necessary inspections of properties involved, reports findings to board members, and assists the boards in conducting hearings.
  • Advises design professionals, property owners, public officials, real estate professionals, and the general public on provisions of the Zoning Ordinance.
  • Reviews plans for compliance to the Zoning Ordinance.
  • Prepares official zoning interpretations, certificates, and other documents for building permit applicants to be relied upon for plan review and the issuance of permits.
  • Supervises all office work and staff as assigned by the Director.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in planning from an institution accredited by the American Planning Association, or a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited institution; a minimum of three years of professional experience involving the interpretation of zoning ordinances in a complex, urban environment; or a combination of substantially equivalent education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of real estate development, and conditions and circumstances affecting the valuation or usage of real property.
  • Ability to read and understand complex zoning provisions.
  • Ability to interpret ordinance provisions to design professionals, property owners, public officials, real estate professionals, and the general public.
  • Ability to understand and operate the department’s software programs within three to six months of appointment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to carry out complex clerical and administrative operations involved in the preparation for and holding of public hearings.
  • Must possess excellent oral communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to understand and carry out complex written and oral instructions.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Salary & Benefits: $69,296 Annually

To Apply: Please send a resume and a cover letter which clearly articulates your interest and qualification for the position. Place “Secretary to the Boards of Review” in the subject line and send electronic submissions to jobs@providenceri.gov

 

Planner – Maser Consulting (Newburgh, NY)
Post date: 5/15/2017
Close Date: 9/4/2017

Summary: Maser Consulting is seeking an experienced Planner proficient with the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) process to act as a key liaison and project manager. The successful candidate will be a strong critical thinker with solid communication skills who can successfully work with private developers and shepherd projects through municipal and state review and approval processes.

Qualifications:

• Bachelors or Master Degree in City/Regional or Environmental Planning from an accredited program
• 5-8 years of project management, SEQRA and entitlement experience
• AICP certification required
• Strong project management skills
• Ability to manage and provide support for multiple projects in multiple jurisdictions
• Ability to interpret and apply municipal ordinances
• Strong analytical and technical writing skills
• Ability to research and compile complex due diligence reports for use in evaluating potential development sites
• Ability to work/negotiate with local review agencies and stakeholder groups on behalf of client’s needs
• Strong presentation skills and ability to speak before governing bodies and neighborhood groups

To Apply: Contact Michael Weissman at mweissman@maserconsulting.com

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