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Associate Planner – City of Cranston, RI

Salary Range:            Minimum:  $56,183.40                       Maximum: $70,324.80 Application package (application, cover letter and current resume) must be filed on or before 4:30 PM, June 7th, 2019, in the Office of the Personnel Director, Room 107, Cranston City Hall, 869 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910. Applications are available in the Office of the Personnel Director and on the Personnel webpage at: www.cranstonri.com. Time and place of examination to be announced.  Duties: Professional planning work related to accredited community, city and regional planning graduate programs; Application of professional planning knowledge and skills as they pertain to city planning issues; Conduct studies relating to a full range of professional planning work, including zoning administration, comprehensive plans, subdivisions, site plan review, capital budgeting, drafting of ordinances, demographic analysis, neighborhood studies, grant writing and grant administration; Draft reports and plans in … Read entire article »

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Planning Technician – Town of North Kingstown, RI

Town of North Kingstown seeks an entry level Planning Technician responsible for work involving application of professional planning knowledge and skills as they pertain to municipal planning issues.  This exciting opportunity is ideal for an individual who can work independently but can also participate as a team player on projects and initiatives The Planning Technician enjoys interacting with the general public, has the ability to maintain cooperative relationships, and upholds a pleasant demeanor. The successful candidate has the exciting opportunity to assist with day to day operations of the Planning Department.  The candidate will assist in plan review, prepare reports, respond to the general public, and conduct studies and analysis relating to a full range of professional planning work.  The candidate will work in a variety of topic areas including subdivision and … Read entire article »

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Town Planner – Town of Plymouth

The Town of Plymouth seeks qualified applicants for the position of TOWN PLANNER, for the Department of Planning & Development. Responsible for technical and administrative work in providing information, organizing and coordinating the programs and decisions that shape both the short-range and long-range plans of the community. Ensures compliance with conditions imposed on new commercial development through the special permit process; ensures compliance with conditions imposed on new subdivisions and ensure all legal documents are properly executed.  Assists the Planning Board by preparing agenda items, including recommendations on zoning and subdivision issues before the Town. Proposes amendments to the Town’s zoning bylaw and subdivision rules and regulations; administers planning and development related grants received by the Town. Provides technical assistance to Town departments and committees/task forces in planning matters with respect to … Read entire article »

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Senior Planner – Town of Ipswich

The Town of Ipswich is seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Planner in its Department of Planning & Development. The position is described below: The Senior Planner manages the planning function for the Planning & Development Department, performing advanced professional work on a range of land use/planning issues. Responsibilities include preparing and coordinating planning studies, reviewing development applications, providing staff assistance to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Design Review Board, Historical Commission, and Architectural Preservation District Commission, and managing projects. The position requires a self-directed individual who has initiative and uses considerable independent judgment in decision-making. The Senior Planner supervises the part-time planning assistant and the summer intern, and reports directly to the Director of Planning & Development. Candidates should have a minimum of four years of relevant … Read entire article »

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Town Planner – Town of Westerly, RI

The Town of Westerly is accepting applications for the position of Town Planner. The employee will be responsible for performing a variety of current, complex, and long-range municipal planning activities. This position is under the general supervision of the Director of Development Services. Job Responsibilities: The Town Planner works in the Department of Development Services and is located at Westerly Town Hall. Hours are typically 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM; however, flexibility is expected for this position, as this position will be responsible for attending Town Council and Planning Board meetings. Some of the responsibilities are as follows: Supervisors, mentors, and develops assigned staff in the Department of Development Services. Oversees day-to-day community planning and land use activities including timely review of land development and subdivision applications. Coordinates, prepares and presents projects/proposals to various internal and … Read entire article »

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Town Planner – Cumberland RI

Post Date:   May 8, 2019 Close Date: June 2, 2019 or until filled Summary: The Town of Cumberland seeks a Town Planner to work in a municipal office environment that encourages collaboration and opportunity for professional growth. The Town Planner’s principal responsibility is to propose, prepare, administer and maintain records for Community Development Block Grant projects and programs as well as grants from other private, state and federal sources. He/she will prepare status reports on all grant projects; insure that funded projects are in compliance with local, State and Federal regulations; and perform related work as required. The Town Planner also helps the Director scrutinize land development proposals, and research and draft Department recommendations for protecting and improving Cumberland’s quality of life. Candidates should demonstrate excellent writing skills, and familiarity with grant administration and … Read entire article »

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Chief Planner – Cape Cod Commission

Leads a team to develop and implement regional comprehensive plans and policies and provide technical assistance to towns developing and implementing local plans. Collaborates on community development, design, and implementation of economic development and strategic housing plans and programs and in the development of community engagement tools and decision support applications. Ability to manage a complex complement of services and functions; interpret complex technical and scientific information and translate for public officials and the general public to guide informed decision making. Ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment managing multiple projects and groups. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of public and private groups including elected officials. Knowledge of landscape architecture and architectural design desired. AICP certification desired. Requires superior communication, organization, public speaking and presentation … Read entire article »

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Deputy Town Planner – Town of Burrillville

The Town of Burrillville, located in northwest Rhode Island, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Town Planner.  The Deputy Town Planner works under the general supervision and direction of the Town Planner/Economic Development and assists with performing the duties of the Town Planner’s office. The hours for this position are Monday through Wednesday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Thursday, 8:30 am through 7:00 pm, and Friday, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.  The Deputy Planner is required required to attend posted meetings of the Planning Board including subcommittees and executive sessions.  These meetings are normally held at night (outside of normal working hours) and the Deputy Planner shall be available to attend. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field and two years (2) of experience in … Read entire article »

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Planner – North Star Planning

Summary North Star Planning is a small Maine-based planning firm located in North Yarmouth, seeking to hire a Planner with excellent communication skills who is interested in being part of a growing planning practice.  This position is being created to better serve current clients and support continued expansion of our project base. We are focused on adding the right person to the team and doing so in a way that meets that person’s current needs and future career goals.  This position was originally advertised two months ago as a part-time to full-time hourly position but is being reposed as a full-time salaried position. About the Company North Star Planning works on a wide variety of projects for public and private sector clients.  We do this through corridor, downtown, open space and comprehensive planning, through … Read entire article »

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Executive Director – Central Transportation Planning Staff

Position Overview The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (Boston MPO) and Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) seek an experienced and innovative urban transportation professional to lead Greater Boston’s regional transportation planning agency. The Executive Director reports to the Chair of the Boston MPO, currently MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack or her designee, and plays a key role in implementing the mission and goals of the Boston MPO. We are seeking an Executive Director with the capacity to lead a mission-driven agency of planning professionals in an inspiring manner, to expand the development and application of quantitative decision support tools and methods, and to enable innovative planning that addresses the changing transportation landscape of the 21st century. The successful candidate for this role will have considerable knowledge of the theory and practice of transportation planning … Read entire article »

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