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Project Manager, City of Newburyport

Project Manager City of Newburyport The City of Newburyport is looking for a Project Manager to manage a variety of municipal public works, public building and capital improvement projects, as well as other planning projects, studies and initiatives including: park development and renovation, open space acquisition, renovations to municipal buildings, and economic development and community preservation projects. Must have a Master’s Degree in Planning or Public Administration; over 5 years of project management experience; or equivalent. Salary ranges from $63,146.91 to $69,719.90 depending on experience. Please visit https://www.cityofnewburyport.com/human-resources/pages/employment-opportunities for more details. Interested parties please send cover letter and resume to Tracy Maynard, Human Resources Director, at tmaynard@cityofnewburyport.com.   … Read entire article »

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Two Transportation Planning Position Openings, Nelson\Nygaard Boston

Our Nelson\Nygaard Boston office is now hiring! Nelson\Nygaard develops sustainable transportation solutions for people. Our work emphasizes creative, innovative transit, paratransit and other types of transportation planning, and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such as economic development and reduced dependence on the private automobile. Nelson\Nygaard offers a dynamic and self-directed work environment that is fast-paced, congenial, and supportive. This is your opportunity to work with one of the most innovative groups of planners in the United States!   CHECK OUT OUR CURRENT BOSTON OFFICE OPENINGS: Principal Transportation Planner (Transit) Seeking a highly organized, independent, and motivated principal for our nationally recognized transit planning practice.   Principal or Senior Transportation Planner (Multimodal) Seeking a highly organized, independent, and motivated principal or senior associate for our nationally recognized multimodal, smart parking and transportation demand management (TDM) … Read entire article »

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Assistant Planner, Town of Westford

ASSISTANT PLANNER (Full-time, 37.5 hours/week) Town of Westford The Town of Westford seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Planner. This benefitted position reports to the Director of Land Use Management (DLUM) and works under the general direction of the Town Planner and Conservation Resource Planner. This position provides administrative and technical assistance to the Conservation Commission, Planning Board and Board of Appeals.  Duties include review and processing of applications for completeness, maintaining project files, preparing legal notices, preparing draft decisions and forms, site inspections, responds to public inquiries, research, and other duties as may be assigned by the DLUM, Conservation Resource Planner and Town Planner. A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Environmental or a related field and 2 years of professional experience in a municipal setting are required.  Proficiency with personal computers; experience using … Read entire article »

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Regional Planner, Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments

Regional Planner Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments Regional Planner position(s) with the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments serving twenty-two municipalities with a population of 286,786.  Planners will work on land use, zoning, housing, and transportation planning programs.  May attend night meetings. Background Desired: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in city/regional planning or related field. Planner level of I, II, or III will be offered based on candidate’s education and applicable experience. Potentially hiring more than one planner contingent upon available funding. Salary Range: To be determined dependent upon experience. Send resume to: James S. Butler, AICP Executive Director Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments 5 Connecticut Avenue Norwich, CT  06360 office@seccog.org Closing Date: Position open until filled. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer … Read entire article »

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Town Planner, Town of Hooksett, NH

Town of Hooksett, NH Town Planner Position Hooksett has location, location, location! We are a community of over 14,000 residents in Southern New Hampshire.  We are located within an hour’s drive from our State’s beautiful Seacoast, Lakes, White Mountains and Boston, MA, all with direct access from Hooksett’s major highways. NH’s largest city, Manchester, borders to our South and NH’s capital, Concord, to our North. We are within a 15 minute drive to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.  AS OUR NEW TOWN PLANNER YOU CAN MAKE HOOKSETT’S VISIONS A REALITY! The Town Planner will exercise primary responsibility over the conduct of all business relating to land use in the Town of Hooksett. This role will need to exercise judicious and clear leadership in support of the Planning Board to include deliberations and decisions via Federal, … Read entire article »

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Executive Director, Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), Pittsfield MA

Executive Director Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), Pittsfield. MA BRPC is seeking a highly qualified professional as its third Executive Director in 51 years. The Executive Director is responsible for a wide range of professional, managerial and supervisory leadership at BRPC.  As the organizational head, the Executive Director is critical to maintaining and building organizational effectiveness and implementing BRPC’s mission.  The Executive Director will continue enhancing BRPC’s reputation within Berkshire County as a trusted resource of unbiased, professional information and assistance and a key regional and state player.  The Executive Director supports the Commission members in discharging their duties in determining, establishing and implementing BRPC policy and other related work, as required. Qualified applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. Starting date is negotiable but anticipated in Spring of … Read entire article »

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City Planner, City of Easthampton, MA

CITY PLANNER, CITY OF EASTHAMPTON, MA PERMANENT FULL-TIME (35 HOUR) POSITION 4 DAYS (MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY) SALARY:  $29.70- $37.63/HOUR Issued: 11/21/2017 Closing Date: 01/08/2018 Definition Technical and administrative work providing information, organizing, and coordinating the programs and decisions that shape both the short-range and long-range plans of the community; all other related work as required. Supervision Works under the administrative direction of the Mayor.  Generally establishes own work plan and priorities in accordance with established plans, policies and standards; only unusual cases are referred to supervisor. Exercises considerable independent judgment in rendering professional advice to a variety of city boards and commissions.  Duties involve the significant interaction with the public in the performance of specialized procedures requiring the exercise of technical expertise in applying standard professional techniques. Supervisory Responsibilities Supervises department staff. Work Environment Work is performed under typical office conditions; some work is … Read entire article »

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Senior Project Manager, Home City Development, Inc.

Home City Development, Inc. (Home City) seeks a Senior Real Estate Project Manager, to develop affordable housing and neighborhood improvement projects in Springfield (MA) and the surrounding Western Massachusetts communities. Home City develops and operates multi-family rental and mixed-use properties and supports community residents in the Greater Springfield area. The Senior Project Manager will work closely with the Executive Director, Project Manager, consultants, property managers and others to complete new projects, continue to develop a project pipeline, and ensure the stability of our existing portfolio of properties. Our ideal candidate is committed to our mission, hard-working, and experienced in affordable housing development.  See https://homecitydevelopment.org for a complete position description. Please submit one pdf document containing a cover letter, detailing your qualifications for this position and your salary requirements, along with a resume to: Ann L Silverman Consulting, https://goo.gl/forms/fMOoxlijfcmimONz1 You … Read entire article »

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Director of Land Use Management, Town of Westford

TOWN OF WESTFORD Director of Land Use Management The Town of Westford is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Land Use Management (DLUM).  This position works under the direction of the Town Manager and with input from the Board of Selectmen, Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Economic Development Committee and the Affordable Housing Committee/Affordable Housing Trust. This position performs highly responsible, professional, technical, supervisory and administrative work, while exercising considerable independent judgment relating to land use issues; including extensive knowledge of the principles and methods of land use planning and project permitting. The DLUM organizes, coordinates, and supervises the Westford land use departments, including long range planning, project review processes in accordance with MGLs, local zoning and local regulatory ordinances, by-laws of the town, and other applicable rules … Read entire article »

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Two Opportunities City of Medford: Land Use Planner and Economic Development Planner

Land Use Planner The City of Medford seeks qualified applicants for the position of Land Use Planner. The position works under the direction of the Director of the Office of Community Development. The successful candidate must be competent in the development of comprehensive plans, land use ordinances, grant writing, plan review and planning studies. Excellent writing, meeting facilitation and oral communication skills are required. Minimum qualification are a Master’s Degree in City Planning with a minimum of four years of experience in planning and community development. Salary range is CAF 12, $63,274-$73,974. A full copy of the job description is www.medfordma.org. Send cover letter and resume to the Personnel Department, Room 204, Medford City Hall, 85 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford, Ma 02155 or to jobs@medford-ma.gov with the job title in the subject … Read entire article »

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