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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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Staff Planner, City of Salem

Staff Planner City of Salem The city of Salem, a gateway city and waterfront community with a population of 42,000, seeks qualified applicants for full-time position of Staff Planner. Master’s degree in planning or related field, two or more years’ professional experience, and AICP preferred. Must have knowledge of sustainability and resiliency policies and programs. Familiarity with land use/zoning and ability to read/interpret plans and specifications required. Detailed job description at http://www.salem.com/human-resources. Qualified applicants looking to join our dynamic and progressive team and work on a variety of exciting projects are strongly encouraged to apply to jobs@salem.com no later than March 8, 2017. The city of Salem is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. … Read entire article »

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Land Use Director/ Town Planner, Town of Groton

LAND USE DIRECTOR/TOWN PLANNER The Town of Groton is seeking a qualified Land Use Director/Town Planner.  Responsibilities involve managing the administrative and supervisory aspects of town planning, and coordinating the operations of all Land Use Departments including the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Building/Zoning Enforcement, Board of Health, Zoning Board of Appeals, Housing Coordinator and Historic District Commission.  This position will coordinate implementation of short and long-range physical, social, and economic development and improvement plans for the Town. This position oversees all town land use permitting and provides professional support to members of the community as needed. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of all Land Use Boards, mediating competing interests, and leveraging local, regional, state and federal resources, both public and private, to achieve Groton’s planning objectives. Experience in land use and municipal … Read entire article »

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Planner/Project Manager, Brookline

Planner/Project Manager CivicMoxie is a collaborative team of city planners and urban designers combining an innovative spirit and on-the- ground know-how to ensure plans on paper translate to a vibrant reality with positive outcomes. We are a four year old firm with a growing list of exciting projects and research and everyone on our team shares responsibilities and gets to participate in a variety of projects and tasks. Our projects include a Waterfront Master Plan for Bridgeport, CT; TOD and brownfields studies for Connecticut towns, a multi-modal plan for Manchester, NH, a cultural plan for Portland, Maine, and other work. Job Description: We are seeking a creative, collaborative, highly-motivated, and self-directed planner/project manager with 4-6 years of experience to join our team and to contribute to the firm’s growing number of projects. Responsibilities … Read entire article »

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Principal Planner, Fitchburg

PRINCIPAL PLANNER, Fitchburg Full time with benefits. Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field (Masters preferred). Ten years desired experience or equivalent combo of education and experience. Prior experience with land use, zoning, housing and economic development required. See job description at mrpc.org. Valid Driver’s license and registered and insured vehicle required. Salary $51,220 to 60,885 DOQ. Cover letter and resume due by March 3, 2017(open until filled) to MRPC, 1427R Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420 mrpc@mrpc.org; or fax (978)348-2490. MRPC is AA/EEO. … Read entire article »

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Project Planner, Cambridge Redevelopment Authority

PROJECT PLANNER, CRA Posted: February 16, 2017 The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority (CRA) is recruiting for a project planner to help design, manage and implement new community development initiatives in accordance with its Strategic Plan and mission statement. The Cambridge Redevelopment Authority is committed to implementing imaginative, creative  development that achieves social equity and environmental sustainability. Our goal is to work in the public interest to facilitate infrastructure investments and development projects that integrate commercial, housing, civic and open space uses. We are a public real estate entity with a unique set of redevelopment tools, working in close partnership with the City of Cambridge and other organizations. More information about the CRA, its Strategic Plan, and ongoing projects may be found at our website: www.cambridgeredevelopment.org. Job Description: The Project Planner will support the creation and implementation of new … Read entire article »

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Town of Norwell, Two Openings: Town Planner and Interim Planner

Two Openings for the Town of Norwell: Town Planner and Interim Planner Planner JOB SUMMARY Town of Norwell has re-opened its search for a Town Planner who serves as the Planning Board Agent and resource for all planning issues presented to the Town; performs administrative, supervisory and technical work in assisting the Planning Board; provides information to applicants and the public on planning-related matters.  Starting salary is up to $73,100( DOQ); a 2% COLA will be effective 7-1-17.  The position requires prior professional planning experience; candidate must possess a high level knowledge of principles and practices of urban planning, land-use planning, site planning, architectural design and GIS skills.  Bachelor’s degree in related field with planning experience required;  Master’s degree with planning experience preferred.  Use of a personal vehicle is required to reach construction … Read entire article »

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Community Development Director, Town of Bridgton, ME

Community Development Director The Town of Bridgton seeks a dynamic individual who possesses the credentials and experience to guide the community in its planning, economic and community development. The selected individual must be able to work with various committees to achieve demonstrated results. A complete position description and employment application are available at www.bridgtonmaine.org. A letter of interest, resume and employment application are to be sent to Town Manager “Director Position” Town of Bridgton, 3 Chase Street Suite #1, Bridgton, Maine 04009. The Town of Bridgton is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are due by March 17, 2017.   … Read entire article »

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Transit Planning Intern, Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA)

RIPTA – Transit Planning Intern The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority Planning Department is hiring a paid intern for Summer 2017. RIPTA is Rhode Island’s statewide public transit provider and is based in Providence, the second-largest metro area in New England. The intern will work collaboratively with staff on large-scale projects including on-time performance improvement, network restructuring projects, human services transportation coordination, sustainability and social justice initiatives, as well as other projects to be assigned. Interns may have opportunity to do original work and take a leadership role on certain projects. Some projects may occasionally require work outside normal office hours, so schedule flexibility is required. This posting is particularly targeted at masters-level students but undergraduate upperclassmen in relevant fields are also encouraged to apply. http://www.ripta.com/careers Interested applicants should send a position-specific cover … Read entire article »

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Planning Technician, City of Providence

Planning Technician The City of Providence Department of Planning and Development is hiring for an entry level Planning Technician position. Applications will be accepted until March 3, 2016. 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. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Assists in the compilation and interpretation of physical, social, and economic data used in the analysis of planning and urban redevelopment problems and in the design of the solutions to these problems. 2. Prepares written and graphic reports using computerized word processing, graphic design, presentation, mapping, spreadsheet, database software, and other software … Read entire article »

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