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RFP Comprehensive Master Plan – City of Beverly

The City of Beverly is seeking consultants to complete a Comprehensive Master Plan. The RFP is available here: http://www.beverlyma.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Beverly-Master-Plan-RFP-2019-01-14.pdf. Be sure to complete the Bidder Registration Form and return to the Purchasing Agent so that you will receive any updates and/or responses to any questions. Any questions should be directed to David Gelineau, Purchasing Agent, at (978) 921-6000, ext. 2350 or dgelineau@beverlyma.gov. … Read entire article »

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Planner – City of Providence

The City of Providence is now accepting applications for a Planner position within the Department of Planning and Development. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, February 7, 2018. In particular we are seeking planners or urban designers with interest in graphic design, community engagement, urban design, and/or landscape architecture.  This is an exciting opportunity to participate in neighborhood planning, urban design and landscape architecture-related projects, community engagement, planning policy development, transportation and Complete Streets planning and implementation, and projects like a reboot of #PopUpPVD (our tactical urbanism program), #CityWalkPVD, the #Woonasquatucket Greenway Extension, the #610 Connector project, implementation of the #Woonasquatucket Vision Plan, and more. 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 … Read entire article »

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Director of Planning and Economic Development – Town of Fairhaven

The Town of Fairhaven, Massachusetts (pop. 16,074), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Planning and Economic Development. Candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, economic development, land use regulations, strategic planning, grant administration and community relations. Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field and five to seven years of relevant municipal experience; or a Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field and a minimum of three years of relevant municipal experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that enables performance of all aspects of the position. AICP certification is desirable. The starting salary range is $79,601.60 to 87,880.00. Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to Anne O’Brien, … Read entire article »

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Director of Planning & Development – Town of Ipswich

Town seeks Director of Planning & Development to oversee nine-person department. Responsibilities include developing goals/plans to meet Town needs and undertaking economic development initiatives. Requires master’s degree in planning or related field and 10+ years relevant experience, ability to communicate effectively and manage multiple activities; strong interpersonal skills; knowledge of planning principles/ practices and land use statutes; grantsmanship; and strong computer skills. Competitive salaries, DOQ. Reports to Town Manager. Job description/application form available at www.ipswichma.gov/jobs.  Apply to Human Resources Director, maryg@ipswichma.gov or 25 Green Street, Ipswich, MA 01938 by 1/31/19. EEO/AA employer. … Read entire article »

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RFQ: Zoning Rewrite and Digitization, City of Bridgeport, CT

The City of Bridgeport, Connecticut is searching for a Consultant team to extensively and comprehensively rewrite and digitize its Zoning Code.  This comprehensive Zoning Code rewrite will carry on the fundamental themes of our soon to be completed comprehensive plan, Plan Bridgeport: plan SMART and plan BOLD.  Not only will there be substantial public input and discussion as the new code is crafted, but the end-product will be a simple, clear, concise, easily searchable, easily maintained, digital Zoning Code which is tied to the existing GIS viewer. The selected Consultant team will work directly with the Planning Department, and a Steering Committee will guide the overall effort.  The scope for rewriting the Zoning Code will take into account the following. The express intent of the rewrite is to have a regulatory document which is: Simple –limited … Read entire article »

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Manager of Policy & Planning – 495/MetroWest Corridor Partnership

The 495/Metro West Corridor Partnership is a non-profit advocacy organization serving thirty-five communities with public-private collaborations to enhance economic vitality and quality of life while sustaining environmental resources. The Manager of Policy and Planning will be a team player reporting directly to the Partnership’s Executive Director, handling diverse responsibilities on planning and public policies addressing transportation and transit, regional infrastructure, economic development, workforce development, water resources, housing, and permitting.  To accomplish these goals, the Manager will be responsible for analyzing public policies; developing consensus on positions and responses; preparing written materials and collateral pieces for these initiatives; serving as a resource for municipal officials, regional employers, development professionals, and environmental advocates; working with committees of volunteers; planning events and programs; identifying applicable grant programs and preparing applications; implementing strategies to increase … Read entire article »

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EDC Coordinator – Town of Southborough

EDC Coordinator-Position Re-posted The Town of Southborough is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the part-time position of Economic Development Coordinator. This position supports and coordinates the efforts of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) to insure effective communication and collaboration between Town officials, municipal departments and businesses located in Southborough. Qualified applicants must be available to attend EDC meetings/events outside of normal business hours. Grants administration, marketing experience and website development are an asset, as is comprehension of state and local government. Applicants require a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or 1-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Public relations, superior customer service and writing skills preferred. This is a 19.5 hour [non-benefited] per week position; the hourly rate is approximately $25.00 … Read entire article »

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Land Use Assistant – Town of Lenox

The Town of Lenox is seeking qualified, intrinsically motivated candidates for the position of Land Use Assistant.  The position reports to the Land Use Director.  The Land Use Assistant provides administrative, bookkeeping, clerical and other assistance as needed to the Land Use Department. The successful candidate will be organized, curious, energetic, motivated, excited by public service and as needed, able and happy to work self-directed. An interest in land use management, sustainability, planning, and public administration is a plus. Lenox is located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.  The year-round population of 5,025 is buttressed by a substantial number of weekend/seasonal residents and visitors, particularly in July and August.  Widely known for its numerous cultural and recreational sites (notably Tanglewood, Shakespeare & Company, Kennedy Park, Mass Audubon/Pleasant Valley), Lenox is also … Read entire article »

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Staff Assistant, Zoning Board of Appeals PT – Town of Weston, MA

This part-time position performs administrative, technical and support work for the Town Land Use Department and the ZBA. Assists in performing a variety of complex administrative, professional, and technical work in connection with ZBA topics, hearings, decisions and all other related work as required. This position works both independently and as part of a team of professionals. Some evening hours are required. Hiring range for this non-benefited position (typically 19 hrs p/week) is $26.47 to $31.10 per hour DOQ (Max. salary range exceeds hiring range.)  Send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Town Hall, 11 Town House Rd, Weston, MA, 02493 by February 1, 2019 or email to humanresources@westonmass.org (email preferred.) … Read entire article »

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Planner – City of Portland, Maine

Project Position – limited duration position expected to last until 6/30/19 Interested in working in one of the most dynamic cities in the northeast?  Want to work in a fast paced and collaborative environment?  We are seeking candidates with excellent communication skills for a project planner position with the Department of Planning and Urban Development, to engage in development review and to undertake planning initiatives for the sustained growth and vitality of Portland, Maine.  This position is primarily focused on reviewing site plan applications for proposed developments current project range from multifamily and commercial project to mixed used projects proposed for 800,000 s.f., but will also involve long range planning and special projects.  Tasks involve review of development projects for compliance with municipal land use codes, standards, and design guidelines, … Read entire article »

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