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Executive Director – Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation

The Board of Directors of Allston Brighton Community Development Corporation (Allston Brighton CDC or ABCDC) seeks an Executive Director. Serving the Allston and Brighton neighborhoods of Boston for over 35 years, Allston Brighton CDC has led initiatives that: create affordable homes, foster community leadership, enhance and protect open spaces, and offer steps to increased incomes and assets, so that residents can call Allston Brighton home for the long-term. Our Organization and Our Communities Allston Brighton CDC builds a stronger and more stable community by representing and supporting the expressed interests, positive engagement and leadership of Allston Brighton’s diverse local communities, institutions, individuals, and families of all incomes. We: develop affordable housing; secure properties for homeownership; train people who wish to become homebuyers; offer services to residents of the housing we … Read entire article »

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Conservation Agent / Assistant Town Planner – Town of Maynard

The Conservation Agent supports the Conservation Commission and the efforts of natural resource protection/enforcement for the entire community. The Conservation Agent is responsible for the review and analysis of applications submitted to the Conservation Commission, Planning Board, and Zoning Board of Appeals for completeness and conformance with Town conservation, planning, and zoning policies/by-laws. The Conservation Agent will be required to operate on a largely independent basis but will coordinate regularly with the Town Planner.  Night meetings are required. Conservation Agent duties are expected to encompass roughly 1/3 of this position’s time commitment. The Assistant Town Planner provides technical assistance to the Town Planner and assists in transactional and strategic planning. The Town is experiencing significant redevelopment and this position will require the ability to operate comfortably in a wide range of … Read entire article »

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Ton Planner – Town of Westford

The Town of Westford is seeking applicants for a full-time Town Planner. Working independently and under the general direction of the Director of Land Use Management, this exempt position provides dedicated professional, administrative and technical assistance to the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals, and support as needed to other town committees including the Affordable Housing Committee and the Historical Commission. Assists and advises persons seeking interpretation of the Town’s Zoning Bylaws and Subdivision Regulations; responds to inquiries on planning, zoning, affordable housing matters; conducts research and analysis of zoning changes; and participates in comprehensive planning and other special planning projects. Provides grant writing, implementation and monitoring support to the Permitting Department. A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or a related field is required with 3 years of experience … Read entire article »

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Planning & Zoning Clerk – Town of Burlington, VT

Our Planning & Zoning Clerk is a key position on our Department Team responsible for providing a wide range of administrative and clerical support functions to the Department of Planning and Zoning and the 4 citizen boards and commission that we serve. Examples of responsibilities include ensuring proper public notification of public meetings; maintaining departmental records and filing systems and entering permit application data; processing department revenues, expenses, and interdepartmental transfers; and, taking and preparing Commission minutes for signature and distribution. In addition, this position is responsible for helping to provide front line customer service, information, and assistance to the public and applicants seeking zoning and subdivision permits. Our ideal candidate will: be super organized, quick-on-your-feet, and dedicated to providing outstanding customer service have an eye for detail, and be able to manage … Read entire article »

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Planner I – Milone & MacBroom, Inc

Milone & MacBroom, Inc. offers a full integration of specialty practices in community planning, civil engineering, water resources engineering, landscape architecture, water and wastewater engineering, transportation engineering, and construction administration to bring projects from the planning level through construction. We are seeking an entry-level Planner to support senior staff in a team setting at our corporate office located in Cheshire, Connecticut.  The position will be responsible for analysis, preparation of reports and planning graphics, conducting public outreach, and developing recommendations on diverse and complex planning assignments. Our planners approach every assignment with an appreciation for the uniqueness and vision of our clients and communities. Skills: This position requires skills in the following: Understanding of the principles and practices of municipal planning and urban design Technical knowledge in demographic, housing, land use, and economic analysis related to … Read entire article »

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Director of Community Planning, City of Cambridge

Director of Community Planning, City of Cambridge Community Development Department (M579)  The City of Cambridge’s Community Development Department (CDD) oversees the City’s policy and physical planning, affordable housing, economic development, zoning and land use, urban design, development review, neighborhood and open space planning, transportation, and environmental sustainability planning.  The Director of Community Planning leads the City’s neighborhood and long-term planning efforts and supervises a team of planners that carry out land use planning, urban design reviews, and park and open space planning.  The successful candidate must be creative, innovative, detail-oriented, and experienced in visible and controversial projects. Under the direction of the Assistant City Manager, the Director of Community Planning will be responsible for managing a staff of twelve and working collaboratively with department leadership and staff to advance complex planning activities.  … Read entire article »

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Comprehensive Master Plan – Town of Sudbury

The Town of Sudbury Planning Board is seeking qualified consultants to prepare a Comprehensive Master Plan for the Town of Sudbury consistent with requirements under MGL Chapter 41, Section 81D. Proposals must be prepared in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of the U.S. Commerce Department under the Economic Development Administration, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Town of Sudbury.  All proposals must comply in all respects with the instructions, conditions, specifications, and other requirements in the Request for Proposals, which can be obtained from the Office of Planning and Community Development, Flynn Building, 278 Old Sudbury Road, Sudbury, MA 01776, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30am-4:00pm, Tuesday, 8:30am-7:00pm, and Friday 8:30am-12:30pm, Tel: (978) 639-3387. Consultants must submit one (1) original unbound single-sided copy, and five (5) double-sided bound copies of the … Read entire article »

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Community Services and Planning Program Manager – Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

Community Services and Planning Program Manager The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) is looking for a unique individual in a new upper level position as Community Services and Planning Program Manager.  This position would lead efforts to work with the cities and towns of Berkshire County Massachusetts to build collaborative relationships to improve the delivery of high quality municipal services in a cost-effective way.  The primary duties include conducting program development and management, research, analysis, and technical assistance in the areas of service sharing, cooperative purchasing, local government service, and comprehensive planning. Why work in Berkshire County?  Berkshire County has a world-wide reputation for cultural organizations as the home to Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, the Clark Art Institute, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Norman Rockwell Museum, as well as … Read entire article »

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Town of Acton – Planning Intern

The Town of Acton Planning Division is seeking a planning intern interested in learning all aspects of the Municipal Planning Field. The intern who fills this position should expect to learn municipal planning, public communication, plan review and other pertinent municipal planning functions. It is important that the intern has excellent communication skills, adaptability, and a willingness to learn. The Division serves in a wide range of duties and responsibilities in the area such as Community Planning and Development, Land Use, Subdivision, Zoning, Community Preservation, Historic and Natural Resources Preservation, Economic Development, Infrastructure Improvements. Guidelines are in the form of broad policy statements, state and federal laws, and local regulations. Planning Division employees must use common sense and ingenuity when applying these to specific areas of work at hand. Work involves large, … Read entire article »

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Town of Bridgewater – Assistant Planner

The Town of Bridgewater is seeking a qualified professional to fill the position of Assistant Planner. Under the direction of the Community and Economic Development Director, this position is responsible for providing technical support to the Planning Department and performs a variety of duties related to current and long-range planning and development within the Town. Assists with: review of land use/development applications; updating of various Town development regulations and plans; conducting studies and analyses regarding various planning and development issues; and, providing technical assistance to planning and development-related Town boards and committees. Familiarity with Subdivision Control Law, and Zoning Act (MGL c.40A), Massachusetts Affordable Housing is required. Performs other related duties as assigned. Successful applicants will have the minimum qualifications of a Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in planning, public … Read entire article »

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