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Conservation & Open Space Coordinator – Town of Wenham

Town of Wenham Conservation & Open Space Coordinator The Town of Wenham is accepting applications for the part-time position of Conservation & Open Space Coordinator. Under the administrative direction of the Town Administrator, this position provides technical and administrative support related to the Massachusetts Wetland Protection Act, Wenham’s Wetland Protection By-Laws, and any related regulations and policies under the authority of the Wenham Conservation Commission. This position also provides technical and administrative support to the Open Space and Recreation Committee (OSRC) to ensure proper administration of the Open Space and Recreation Plan in coordination with Town staff and other relevant boards and committees. Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or related field and a minimum of two years’ experience in municipal setting administering wetlands and Conservation regulations; or equivalent combination of … Read entire article »

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Assistant Town Planner – Town of Falmouth

    The Town of Falmouth has an immediate opening for an Assistant Town Planner. Position is responsible for acting as staff to town boards and provides information and assistance to town boards, commissions and committees on a range of technical planning and community development issues; assists the Town Planner in conducting research, gathering data, and supporting project work, including analysis of planning activities relating to land use and community development; prepares staff reports, drafts motions and decisions for review by the Town Planner; responds to inquiries from the general public on town bylaws and procedures; administers contracts for design, specialized studies and consultants, and all other related duties. Master’s Degree in planning; three years of planning experience, preferably in local government; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; working knowledge … Read entire article »

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Planner – CME Associates, Inc.

CME Associates, Inc. a multi-disciplinary engineering firm is seeking a full-time Planning Professional to support our Lead Planner and work out of our Storrs, CT office.  The candidate will perform a variety of analysis, consultation, visioning, project development and implementation support to CME clients. Experience/Professional Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, City and Regional Planning, or a closely related field 3+ years of experience in the field Membership in a professional organization or demonstrated commitment to skill development and current trends. AICP preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is essential as is ability to use video conferencing platforms Experience with GIS systems and data analysis a plus Valid Drivers License Skills/Responsibilities Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with local officials, citizens, and nongovernmental organizations in the public outreach processes Ability to apply the understanding of the principles of planning … Read entire article »

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Conservation Agent – Town of Southborough

The Town of Southborough seeks applicants for a Full-Time Conservation Agent, reporting to the Conservation Commission. Provides professional supervision for the work and projects under the SCC’s jurisdiction and control. Advises and guides residents and applicants through the SCC application process [including complaint investigation] and regulatory procedures. Employee has considerable independence and responsibility, including administration and enforcement, as well as providing technical assistance, in connection with local, state and federal wetlands, stormwater and erosion control regulations, and other natural resource protection including conservation laws, regulations, practices and policies of the SCC. Tasks include performing a variety of administrative duties supporting the Commission, including managing Commission office, attending night meetings, site visits and managing permit compliance. Must have B.A. degree in related field or 5 years of relevant experience; expertise in MS Office … Read entire article »

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City of Melrose – Senior Planner

 The Office of Planning and Community Development’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in Melrose through attention to municipal land use planning and project review. The Senior Planner supports this mission under supervision of the Director and provisions of state law and City Ordinances. The Senior Planner performs complex technical and professional work in current and long range planning, in the development of land and the implementation of policies, programs and regulations. The Senior Planner provides staff support and technical assistance to the Planning Board, Historic District Commission and Redevelopment Authority and coordinates affordable housing activities. The qualified candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in City Planning and a minimum of five years of professional planning experience or a Master’s degree in City Planning or a related field and … Read entire article »

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GIS Planner – Strafford Regional Planning Commission

Description Strafford Regional Planning Commission seeks a qualified professional for the position of GIS Planner.  Working closely with dedicated planning staff, this position focuses on integrating GIS and technical skills into a planning environment. The successful candidate will deliver professional planning and technical expertise through services such as creation of maps, spatial analysis, and data development and interpretation. Required Education & Experience Bachelor’s degree in Geography/GIS or a GIS focus within urban planning; regional planning; transportation and infrastructure planning; environmental sciences; resource economics; or closely related fields and  1-3 years of relevant experience, OR Master’s degree in any of the above (or closely related) fields with 1+ years of experience  Primary Responsibilities Geographic Information Systems Provide GIS mapping, spatial analysis, data development and interpretation, and technical support services for local and regional planning activities Manage online GIS viewer … Read entire article »

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Manager for the Transportation Systems Analysis Group – Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS)

The Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking a qualified candidate to manage the Transportation Systems Analysis (TSA) Group. The incumbent provides managerial leadership, oversight, and direction to the TSA Group, which supports the MPO and MassDOT transportation policies, projects, and plans using a comprehensive multimodal modeling tool. The manager will work in a fast-paced team environment, providing administrative oversight, guidance, and review of the group’s work on a daily basis. The manager will also contribute to the strategic development and/or expansion of the modeling efforts undertaken by CTPS. Candidates are required to be knowledgeable of and have experience in the following: Travel demand forecasting Transportation planning process Management of staff, budgets, and schedules Understanding of how a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) operates A master’s degree in planning, … Read entire article »

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Central Transportation Planning Staff – 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 all aspects of the MPO’s Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), a federally required document that describes the programming of federal funds for transportation infrastructure projects throughout the Boston metropolitan region. This talented professional will also engage in other metropolitan transportation-planning activities to support the MPO’s continuous, comprehensive, cooperative (3C) transportation-planning certification process, as needed. The qualified candidate must have: A minimum of three years of relevant professional experience in the field of transportation planning and/or transportation engineering with a demonstrated knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of metropolitan planning in the areas of transportation, land use, demographics, project financing, and public policy A master’s degree in transportation planning, urban or regional planning, … Read entire article »

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Transformative Development Initiative – Fellows Program 2018

MassDevelopment is accepting qualifications for its candidate pool for the next round of Transformative Development Initiative [TDI] Fellows. MassDevelopment’s Transformative Development Initiative [TDI] is a program for Massachusetts Gateway Cities designed to accelerate growth in focused districts. The program works with cross-sector partnerships to engage citizens in actionable planning, implement local economic development initiatives, and spur public and private investment. After a successful initial three-year program in 10 Gateway City districts, MassDevelopment is extending its commitment and expanding the program to four new districts in 2018. The Agency is looking for enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, and accomplished mid-career professionals with diverse experiences to join its team. TDI Fellows are the lead community organizers for economic development in TDI Districts and work as full-time employees of MassDevelopment on behalf of local partnerships. Four TDI Fellows will serve in … Read entire article »

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Planning and GIS Analyst II – MAPC, Boston

  The Metropolitan Area Planning Council seeks a Planning and GIS Analyst to work on cross-disciplinary mapping and analysis for local and regional planning projects, with a focus on land use planning as it relates to climate change mitigation, resiliency, and adaptation. This role entails synthesis of complex technical information into maps, charts, and data visualizations alongside clearly written, engaging, and accurate written narratives. This is a position for someone committed to advancing regional equity and sustainability through inclusive, empowering, and data-driven public processes. The ability to keep pace with deliverables on multiple projects within MAPC as well as to field and respond to data requests from the public in a timely manner is critical to success in this position.  This is a unique opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, … Read entire article »

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