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Project Manager – Urban Edge

Urban Edge (UE) seeks an energetic and experienced Project Manager to join our team. Urban Edge is a non-profit community development corporation (CDC) dedicated to strengthening communities and families. Together, we build affordable housing and vibrant, prosperous neighborhoods. Our Organization and Our Community We are located where Boston’s Latin Quarter meets its historic African-American neighborhood, at the crossroads of Jamaica Plain and Roxbury, in Jackson Square. Our goal is to foster diverse urban neighborhoods of choice populated by resilient families and sustained by dynamic webs of community relationships. To achieve this goal: we build quality affordable housing for low and moderate income households; we advise hardworking families on homeowner services, financial education, taxes, and student loans; and we organize neighbors to become leaders of community change. In 1974, redlining, real estate speculation, and … Read entire article »

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Senior Transit Planner – PVPC

PVPC seeks a highly qualified and experienced transit professional to work in our transit planning program and  provide extensive technical support services to the region’s transit authority. Candidates must be technically sound and able to handle multiple projects as the primary liaison to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority. Requires minimum of Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience. Candidates must have excellent analytical, communication (including public engagement), leadership, computer skills and be familiar with federal transit programs and requirements. Starting salary of $46,000 to $66,000 depending upon qualifications and experience. Submit resume with cover letter, writing sample and starting salary expectation by November 23, 2018 target date to: Timothy Brennan, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress Street, Springfield, MA 01104. An AA/EOE Employer. Position will … Read entire article »

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RFP for Master Plan Update – City of Manchester

The City of Manchester, through its Planning & Community Development Department, is seeking proposals for the update of its Master Plan.  For information and to respond to this Request for Proposals, please go to the Department’s website at:  http://www.manchesternh.gov/Departments/Planning-and-Comm-Dev and click on “Announcements”. … Read entire article »

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Regional Planning Agency Seeks Four (4) Interns – CMRPC

The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) through its Regional Services and Community Planning Department seeks four (4) part-time interns for the following tracks: Planning and Community Development: the division seeks three part-time interns to assist with a range of local and regional planning projects including but not limited to the following comprehensive planning, economic development and housing planning, environmental (including climate change, hazard mitigation, open space and recreation) planning. This is an excellent opportunity to work on a wide variety of issues and topics within the planning field. General community development intern responsibilities include but are not limited to: research and analysis, data collection, field work (i.e. photos, income surveys, wage interviews, parking studies, etc.), assistance with public and stakeholder meetings, community outreach, record keeping, and other tasks.  Position covers November 2018 through May … Read entire article »

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Real Estate Director – Just-A-Start Corporation (JAS)

Just-A-Start Corporation (JAS) seeks a Real Estate Director to join our senior team, and lead our active Real Estate Department. Our Organization and Our Activities Just-A-Start is a fifty-year-old nonprofit community development corporation (CDC) based in Cambridge (MA). Just-A-Start is dedicated to building the housing security and economic opportunity of low-to-moderate-income people in Cambridge and in nearby communities. JAS’s vision is a better future for each and every community member through a safe, secure home, a sustaining career, and engagement in the community. Through its Real Estate Department, JAS works to develop and preserve affordable housing, and to expand housing opportunities. Through Housing Services, JAS helps families stabilize their housing and assure safe, long-term housing security. Through Education and Training, JAS assists young people and adults as they develop knowledge and skills to … Read entire article »

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Transit and Active Transportation Director – St. Paul, MN

The Transit and Active Transportation Director leads and manages Minnesota’s public transportation (transit and intercity bus) activities and pedestrian and bicycle programs as well as MnDOT-owned ABC Ramps in downtown Minneapolis.  The person will direct an annual operating budget of $3 million and a capital budget of $195 million and lead a team of 40 staff in order to improve transit services and connect people in both urban and rural areas to jobs and services.  The next Transit and Active Transportation Director should seek innovative ways to bring new mobility services into the transit program so that more Minnesotans have access to multiple modes of travel. MnDOT is seeking an experienced or emerging leader to oversee the implementation of its Transit and Active Transportation plans, programs, and projects.  This senior manager … Read entire article »

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Director of Planning and Development Town of Wrentham

Deadline Extended The Town of Wrentham seeks qualified and experienced candidates for the full-time position of Director of Planning and Development, reporting to and working under the general direction of the Town Administrator.  Wrentham is a high growth community located south of Boston, MA and north of Providence, RI.  Wrentham has 5 major highways, traffic overflow from nearby Gillette Stadium/Patriot Place, and is home to the international destination Wrentham Village Premium Outlet Mall which attracts 13M annual visitors.  Wrentham’s location, high quality services and its access to highways and commuter train service make it an attractive place to live and work. As a result, the Town is experiencing ongoing growth and investment with a number of development projects underway throughout the Town but in particular on Route 1 and within the … Read entire article »

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Public Safety Grants Management Coordinator – Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC)

The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) seeks candidates for the full-time (37.5 hours/week) position of Public Safety Grants Management Coordinator (hereafter Coordinator) within the agency’s Homeland Security Division of its Regional Collaboration and Community Planning Department.  S/he will manage emergency preparedness grants, specifically for the Central Region Homeland Security Advisory Council (CRHRAC). This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and innovative environment with an opportunity for growth. CMRPC is the Regional Planning Agency (RPA) serving the people who live and work in Worcester, the Blackstone Valley and Central Massachusetts.  Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the region. We work toward sound municipal management, sustainable land use, protection of natural resources, efficient and affordable transportation, a diverse housing … Read entire article »

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Entry-level Planner – Milone & MacBroom

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 either our corporate office located in Cheshire, Connecticut or our New Haven, Connecticut branch office.  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 … Read entire article »

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Central Transportation Planning Staff Transportation Planner/Transportation Improvement Program Manager

The Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking a transportation planner to manage the MPO’s five-year capital-investment program, the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP prioritizes funding for all modes of surface transportation — intersection improvements, Complete Streets redesigns, bicycle and pedestrian connections, highway reconstruction, transit maintenance, and transit expansion. The transportation planner who will manage the TIP is responsible for leading communication with cities and towns throughout the Boston region to help them understand the process required to obtain federal capital funding for their projects. This individual will play a key role in working with Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) project development engineers and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) capital project planners to understand the status of projects in the TIP … Read entire article »

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