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Summer Intership Orange County Planning, Goshen, NY

SUMMER INTERNSHIP ORANGE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING The Orange County Planning Department is now accepting applications for the position of Intern (temporary).  The work involves responsibility for providing research assistance and staff support on special projects to the Planning Department in Orange County Government.  Topics addressed by the Planning Department include land use, transportation, mass transit, natural resources, and agriculture.  Intern positions provide an on-the-job training situation through exposure to many facets of County Government while at the same time contributing to the upgrading of on-going County programs, technical projects and formulation and testing of new programs and services.  Work is carried out in accordance with established policies and procedures and involves the study of problems, gathering relevant information and developing and preparing reports with findings and recommendations designed to assist management … Read entire article »

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Planning Director – Town of Scarborough, Maine

Planning Director – Town of Scarborough, Maine The Town of Scarborough, Maine, is seeking an experienced full-time Planning Director to serve as the Town Planner and lead a dynamic and innovative Planning and Codes Team. Under the direction of the Town Manager, the Planning Director oversees the department’s general operations including planning, development review, development inspection, code enforcement, short and long range land use planning, infrastructure planning, and engineering functions. The Planning Director manages the compilation and analysis of information affecting land use, housing, transportation, and conservation, and provides guidance and technical assistance to the Town Manager, Planning Board, the Long Range Planning Committee, and the Town Council. The Planning Director will provide staffing, technical assistance and guidance to the Long Range Planning Committee, which serves as the coordinating committee for … Read entire article »

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Director of Planning, Environment, and Permitting, Town of Carver

Director of Planning, Environment, and Permitting Town of Carver The Town of Carver (pop. 11,500) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Director of Planning, Environment, and Permitting. The Director serves as the senior in-house resource for all planning and economic development issues and directs the specific functions of the department. The departments of Planning, Building Inspections, Health, Conservation and Zoning fall under the direction of the Director of Planning. The Director performs professional, technical and administrative work in administering planning and land use controls, and in coordinating and shaping both the short and long range plans of the community including community development proposals; and other related work as required. We are looking for a seasoned leader with skills in these areas as well as grant writing and project management. Minimum qualifications:  … Read entire article »

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Principal Planner, Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC)

Principal Planner, Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Full time with excellent benefits. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in planning or related field.  Land use/zoning experience required.  Experience in other planning disciplines a plus. See job description at http://www.mrpc.org/  Salary based on education and relevant experience. Range – $51,220 to $60,885 DOQ. Position is open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to mrpc@mrpc.org or MRPC, 1427R Water Street, Fitchburg, MA  01420. Candidates must have valid driver’s license and/or the ability to arrange transportation to meetings in different parts of the region. MRPC is AA/EEO. … Read entire article »

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Principal Planner, Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island

Principal Planner Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island The Town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island has a Principal Planner position available within the Town’s Planning Department. Under the direction of the Planning Director, role of Principal Planner is a dynamic professional planning and technical position, instrumental in the development and implementation of the Town’s planning policies and actions. The position provides a staff supervisory role in the development of the Town’s Comprehensive Community Plan and related long range planning projects, including plans and programs for community sustainability, as well as in the development of amendments to the Town’s zoning ordinance aimed at addressing critical issues and innovative subjects.  Additionally, the position coordinates land development project reviews, manages special projects, compiles research and prepares recommendations on a variety of important planning topics, and … Read entire article »

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Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Main Street Center

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Main Street Center Connecticut Main Street Center (CMSC) is seeking nominations and applications for its next Chief   Executive Officer (CEO).  Founded nearly 20 years ago, by visionary business leaders, CMSC has served as the State’s central resource for downtown revitalization and management, providing technical support, regional cooperation, training and networking to 75 members (representing nearly 2 million residents), as well as a broad array of public and private leaders across Connecticut. Fulfilling a mission to be the catalyst that ignites Connecticut’s Main Streets as the cornerstone of thriving communities, CMSC has created a variety of signature programs and engagement opportunities to support creative redevelopment of once thriving downtowns. In an era of persistent state budget shortfalls, CMSC offers an opportunity and pathway for building economic prosperity across its … Read entire article »

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CommuteWorks Coordinator, CommuteWorks transportation management association (TMA)

CommuteWorks Coordinator, CommuteWorks transportation management association (TMA) MASCO (Medical Academic and Scientific Community Organization) is looking for a CommuteWorks Coordinator. The CommuteWorks Coordinator is responsible for all activities of the CommuteWorks transportation management association (TMA), operated by MASCO to facilitate non-single occupant vehicle trips to its member institutions in and around the Longwood Medical and Academic Area (LMA) of Boston. The CommuteWorks Coordinator works cooperatively with commuters and appropriate stakeholders from member institutions to develop, market, and administer programs that rely on the latest transportation demand management strategies to reduce single-occupant vehicle trips. Essential Responsibilities Coordinate the day-to-day activities of the CommuteWorks incentive programs (CommuteFit, Emergency Ride Home, CommuteSwap, Bicycling in the LMA, and Carpool & Vanpool subsidies) by processing individual registrations, communicating with participants and distributing program materials. Design and distribute marketing materials to encourage … Read entire article »

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Planning Technician, Burlington, VT

Planning Technician, Town of Burlington, VT Are you interested in joining a creative, dynamic and award-winning team of planning and development professionals? Do you want to play a role in helping to make one of America’s greatest small cities even better? Would you like to live, work and play in one of New England’s most eclectic, progressive and livable communities? If you said “YES!” to any of these questions then we want to talk to you! The City of Burlington’s Dept. of Planning & Zoning  is looking to hire a Planning Technician to join our team. This paraprofessional position is responsible for assisting with the administration of the City’s land use and development regulations, and will devote a significant amount of time working directly with the public to provide customer service regarding land use development and zoning permitting … Read entire article »

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Regional Planner, Northern Middlesex Council of Governments (NMCOG)

Northern Middlesex Council of Governments (NMCOG), a Lowell-based regional planning agency, is accepting applications for the position of Regional Planner.  A complete job description and the required minimum qualifications can found on the agency’s website: www.nmcog.org. Please email cover letter and resume by March 17, 2017 to bwoods@nmcog.org or send by conventional mail to:  NMCOG, 40 Church Street, Suite 200, Lowell, MA  01852. NMCOG is an AA/EOE. Title:  Regional Planner Category:  Full Time Professional Supervisor:  The Regional Planner works under the supervision of the Assistant Director and the Executive Director. Supervisory Responsibilities:  None. Primary Contracts:  Federal, state, and local contracts focused on providing technical analysis and report writing in the areas of housing. transportation, economic development and land use. Job Responsibilities: Public Interface and Community Liaison Responsibilities Prepare and deliver presentations to the public, as well as to local, state and … Read entire article »

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The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC): 8 Open Positions

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC): 8 Open Positions Front End Web Developer The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for Boston, seeks a Front End Web Developer to join the Digital Services Group, housed within the Data Services Department, a team of 12+ planners, analysts, researchers, programmers, and IT professionals dedicated to using data and technology to support informed decision-making. The Front End Web Developer will support the Digital Services Group in front end design and web development of open-source, public sector web applications related to regional planning, municipal operations, and civic engagement. MAPC’s Data Services Department has a long history of using technology to drive informed decisions across the region. If selected for the position you will work in a collaborative, respectful environment using modern web technologies and … Read entire article »

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