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CMRPC – Project Manager and Principal Transportation Planner

The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) seeks experienced candidates for the senior level position of Project Manager in the Regional Collaboration & Community Planning division. The ideal candidate will have experience in Massachusetts land use and zoning regulations, comprehensive planning, economic development and housing. For a detailed job description, please visit www.cmrpc.org. Qualifications include a degree in urban/regional planning, public policy/management, or a closely related field. A Master’s degree with a minimum of 10 years or a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 12 years of relevant professional planning experience required. AICP desired. Salary up to $80,000 DOQ. This is a full-time exempt position with excellent State employee benefits, as well as a flexible and supportive work environment. Please send cover letter and resume to: Janet A. Pierce, Executive … Read entire article »

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RFP – Lenox Master Plan Update

The Town of Lenox, by and through the Lenox Land Use Department, is seeking proposals from qualified planning consultants to undertake the “Lenox Master Plan Update”. Proposals must be received at the Office of the Land Use Director, Lenox Town Hall, 6 Walker Street, Lenox, Massachusetts 01240 on or before 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 24th 2018. The Town of Lenox reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any informality in the Proposal process, if deemed to the in Town’s best interest. The Request for Proposals (RFP), containing project background, proposal requirements, and evaluation criteria, is available upon request as of Friday, April 6th at the Office of Land Use Director, Lenox Town Hall, 6 Walker Street, Lenox, Massachusetts 01240 or by contacting the Land Use Director by e-mail … Read entire article »

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Conservation Agent/Tree Warden – Town of Watertown

Conservation Agent/Tree Warden –  Watertown Department of Community Development & Planning The Town of Watertown seeks an individual to provide technical assistance to the Conservation Commission as well as serve as Tree Warden.  Under the supervision of the Director of Community Development and Planning/Assistant Town Manager, the Conservation Agent will conduct studies and research; enforce regulations and ordinances; pursue grant opportunities; draft regulations and ordinances; develop policies and procedures; attend commission and civic meetings; coordinate education programs, review and approve tree planting, pruning and removal; serve as liaison to the Department of Public Works Forestry Division, and a variety of related duties.  This position is the supervisor for one part-time employee. http://www.ci.watertown.ma.us/jobs.aspx?jobID=382 Salary – $66,461 – $81,741, plus excellent benefit package Job ID – Search Re-Posted #18-03-01 Published – Mar 29, 2018, 01:00 PM … Read entire article »

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Principal Planner – City of Cranston

CITY OF CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND ANNOUNCES AN OPEN PROMOTIONAL AND COMPETITIVE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION FOR: PRINCIPAL PLANNER (Assistant Director / Planner III) Salary Range: Minimum: $62,717.20 Maximum: $79,079 Applications must be filed on or before 4:30 PM, April 27 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 location of the testing stages to be announced. Distinguishing Characteristics of Class Professional city planning work in connection with community and urban planning graduate programs. Work involves the application of professional planning knowledge, skills and experience to a wide range of municipal planning issues. Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees and acts as the … Read entire article »

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Land Use & Natural Resources Planner – Franklin Regional Council of Governments

Land Use & Natural Resources Planner Full time Land Use & Natural Resources Planner position, 37.5 hours per week in the Franklin Regional Council of Governments Planning Department.  The position would be responsible for working on regional and local projects related to the Green Communities Act, Open Space and Recreation Plans, Watershed Resiliency Plans, Natural Hazard Mitigation Plans, and other land use and natural resource planning projects.  Candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in planning or landscape architecture with at least one year of related work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in planning or landscape architecture or a related field with 3 years of related work experience.  Hiring Range: $45,000 – $49,000 per year, depending on experience.  Strong graphics skills preferred.  Submit a letter of interest and resume by mail to … Read entire article »

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Assistant Planner – Town of Willmington

Unit: Non-union Reporting To: Director of Planning and Conservation Salary: $52,500 to $66,435 per year Hours:  Exempt Position, Evenings as needed for Board, Commission and Committee meetings Application Deadline: April 30, 2018 The Assistant Planner is responsible for assisting the Director of Planning and Conservation with various planning initiatives related to zoning, affordable housing, community and economic development.  Provides professional support to the Wilmington Planning Board, and assists in ensuring the goals and objectives of the Department, the supported Boards and Commissions, and the Town are met. Essential Functions                                                                                                                                         Working under the direction of the Director of Planning and Conservation, performs the following functions: Receive applications for subdivisions, Stormwater management, signage, site plan, and special permits, conduct technical reviews of applications and proposals, coordinate inter-departmental reviews; communicate with applicants, abutters and the public about proposed and permitted … Read entire article »

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  Principal Transportation Planner – SNHPC

The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) is seeking an experienced Principal Transportation Planner to complement our professional planning staff. The Principal Transportation Planner will work with the Commission’s staff, municipalities, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, and federal partner agencies on long and short-range regional transportation planning, project development, and special transportation studies. The Principal Transportation Planner will supervise the work of other transportation planning staff and work closely with the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director on the development, maintenance, and administration of the SNHPC’s Unified Planning Work Program. As a regional planning agency and designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the greater Manchester, NH region, the SNHPC prepares local and regional plans, and assists 14 member municipalities with transportation planning services. This position requires extensive knowledge of transportation planning principles … Read entire article »

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Economic Development Coordinator and Planner – Town of Uxbridge

This full-time position serves as the point of contact for economic development planning under the Town Manager, delivering opportunities for community growth and development.  The Town of Uxbridge is concerned about the burden placed on its residential taxpayers and would like to see growth from other municipal revenue sources including state funding, grants, and commercial development.  Uxbridge has expanded beyond its historical commercial buildout zoning and would like to explore innovative and strategic approaches to reallocate its zoning mix. There is also interest in exploring mixed-used zoning proposals and overlay districts for regionally important resources. There are strong regional supports for economic development, and this position will be expected to leverage connections with state, regional, and local organizations to develop strategy, market, promote, and finance economic growth. Candidate must be … Read entire article »

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Senior Planner I – Boston Planning & Development Agency

TITLE:          SENIOR PLANNER I STATUS:       EXEMPT  DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:          COMMUNITY PLANNING/PLANNING  The Community Planning Department works with Boston’s communities to create plans that help foster the development of attractive, safe, diverse, and economically thriving places to live, work and play.  The department works in partnership with local residents, businesses, agencies, and institutions in guiding the future character of Boston’s unique neighborhoods and district.  Community Planning is a multidisciplinary, team-oriented, neighborhood-based department. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Community Planning and in collaboration with Community Planning team members, the Planner will manage, conduct and participate in planning initiatives. Additionally, in concert with current planning objectives, the Planner will research and prepare recommendations for the Zoning Board of Appeal and provide a planning perspective to the BRA Development Review Department on … Read entire article »

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Senior Planner/Project Manager – City of Chelsea

Senior Planner/Project Manager (Grant Funded) Pay Class/Grade: 11 Salary Range: $61,525.79/year – $77,088.66/year* *($61,525.79/year – $79,997.55/year if hired before 9/22/09) POSITION SUMMARY (Full Description Next Pages):  Work under the direction of the Director of Planning & Development in advancing the overall planning and development and infrastructure agenda for the City.  The Senior Planner/Project Manager shall bring demonstrated practical experience in the community planning process and its component project management activities with a regard for neighborhood planning; transportation and traffic movement and safety; streetscape; infrastructure; environment; and park and open space planning.  Provide advice and expertise in project management including consultant management and the practical aspects of plan development and specifications, as well as implementation. As designated, will represent the Director of Planning and Development with local, state and federal agencies, and general citizenry and … Read entire article »

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