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Program Manager, Consortium for Scenario Planning – The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy seeks a Program Manager to run the day-to-day operations of the Consortium for Scenario Planning, under the supervision of the Associate Director for Urban Programs. About the Consortium for Scenario Planning The Consortium for Scenario Planning, an initiative of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, was established in November 2017. The Consortium’s participants represent a range of planning organizations, as well as academics and researchers, consultants and tool providers, and others interested in preparing for complex and uncertain futures. As of February 2019, the Consortium has 30 individual and organizational participants and four partner organizations. The mission of the Consortium for Scenario Planning is to improve the practice of scenario planning and broaden its use in rural and urban areas in order to remain flexible, dynamic, and … Read entire article »

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Assistant Town Planner – Tolland, CT

Summary:  The Town of Tolland is seeking a full-time Assistant Planner that also serves as the Zoning Enforcement Officer, Wetlands Agent, and administers the Town’s GIS.  The Assistant Planner administers the permitting process, assists with reviews of land use applications, and assists various boards and commissions among other duties.  The Planning and Zoning Commission is updating the Plan of Conservation and Development, providing an opportunity for the Assistant Planner to be involved in the long-range planning process. The Town supports professional development of staff, providing opportunities to attend training and workshops.  Town Hall staff have been on a Monday through Thursday work schedule for several years, subject to annual re-approval. Qualifications:  Graduate of a four year college with a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Environmental Science or related field and three to … Read entire article »

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Cape Cod Commission – Chief Planner

Salary Range $81,511-$100,239/yr. See complete job description at https://www.barnstablecounty.org/jobs/chief-planner/ 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 … Read entire article »

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Environmental 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 Environmental Planner.  A complete job description and the required minimum qualifications can be found on the agency’s website: www.nmcog.org. Please email cover letter and resume by April 3, 2019 to Beverly Woods at bwoods@nmcog.org or send by conventional mail to:  NMCOG, 40 Church Street, Suite 200, Lowell, MA  01852. NMCOG is an AA/EOE. … Read entire article »

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Urban Planning Consultant – Boston, MA

Walker Consultants is looking for an experienced candidate to serve in an Urban Planning Consultant role in the Boston, MA office. Do you want to be a part of a fast-growing organization where everyone on the team is focused on the same vision? If so, you have found the right spot! Walker is the firm that invented parking planning and design, and after 50 years we are still at the forefront of this dynamic field.  We are a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, exciting company that is owned by the employees. Successful candidates for this opportunity will have: Parking operations and management, especially knowledge of access and revenue control systems Urban planning, especially a focus on parking, mobility, and transportation Minimum of 8 years of experience in an applicable role  Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Business … Read entire article »

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Senior Transportation Planner – Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission

The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) is seeking a Senior Transportation Planner to complement our professional planning staff. The Senior Transportation Planner will work with the Commission’s staff, municipalities, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, and federal and state partner agencies on long and short-range regional transportation planning, project development and management, and special transportation studies. The Senior Transportation Planner may 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. Successful candidates must possess excellent communication skills, project development, management, and organizational skills. The ability to self-motivate as well as the ability to energize others on team projects are vital. Specifically, the position requires knowledge of transportation … Read entire article »

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Town of Boxborough – Town Planner

The Town of Boxborough is seeking qualified and experienced applicants for the full-time position of Town Planner. Boxborough is a small thriving community with a population of approximately 5,500 residents, well situated at the crossroads of I-495 and Route 111/Massachusetts Avenue. Its excellent school system, high quality housing, convenient location, and scenic, historic, and rural character make Boxborough an attractive community in which to live and work. The Town Planner acts as the primary inter-board liaison on land use matters. The position provides technical assistance, coordinates, and advises Town boards and departments on issues relating to land use regulation and permitting, municipal planning, open space preservation, economic development, and affordable housing. The position is also responsible for GIS operations. A successful applicant will have extensive knowledge of land use planning principles and … Read entire article »

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Project Manager – Codman Square NDC

Codman Square NDC seeks a Project Manager or possibly a Senior Project Manager. The Real Estate Project Manager’s primary duty is to manage specific and diverse real estate projects, from inception through completion. The Project Manager will be a member of CSNDC’s Real Estate Development team, which includes a Director, plus real estate and construction project managers who work on affordable housing development and commercial real estate development. The Project Manager will be supervised by the Director of Real Estate Development, and may, in turn, be called upon to advise other Real Estate staff. Responsibilities  The Project Manager will serve as CSNDC’s lead real estate development person for two to three substantial projects (with total development costs from $5 million – $20 million+). In addition, s/he will be called upon as needed … Read entire article »

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Director of Real Estate Development – Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC)

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) seeks a highly motivated and experienced manager to lead our Real Estate Development Department. CSNDC is a multi-racial, community–based non-profit organization formed in 1981.  Our mission is to build a stronger community in Codman Square and the South Dorchester area of Boston. Central to our mission is the support of low and moderate income residents of our community. We carry out our mission by building a cohesive and resilient community and developing affordable housing and commercial spaces that are safe and sustainable, and promote economic stability for low and moderate income residents of all ages. We lead community planning efforts, resulting in new programs and activities, such as our Eco-Innovation District and our Anti-Displacement strategy. CSNDC has a twenty-five person staff, and an operating budget of … Read entire article »

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Senior Planner – City of Portland

Department of Planning & Urban Development – Interested in working in one of the most dynamic cities in the northeast? Want to work in a fast paced and collaborative environment? We are seeking experiences candidates with excellent communication skills for a senior planner position with the Department of Planning and Urban Development, to engage in development review and to undertake planning initiatives for the sustained growth and vitality of Portland, Maine. This position will have a leading role in the effort to rewrite Portland’s Land Use Code (https://recodeportland.me.) Other tasks involve development review – with a focus on large, mixed use developments – and working as part of a team to develop a new unified development code, as well as special projects. Work requires project management, policy analysis and the management of … Read entire article »

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