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Martha’s Vineyard Commission – RFP – Affordable Housing

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission is seeking to contract with a software developer possessing experience working with municipalities or government entities to develop a user-friendly, web-based, site suitability tool to identify optimal sites for affordable housing development.  All responses are due no later than April 23, 2018.  Please see the Request for Proposal in its entirety, here: http://www.mvcommission.org/housing … Read entire article »

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Cape Cod Commission – Regulatory Officer II

The Cape Cod Commission is looking to fill the following position: Regulatory Officer II $62,608/yr. Download complete job description at www.capecodcommission.org/jobs This position requires knowledge of regional planning principles and state, regional and local land use regulations in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as general office procedures; excellent oral and written communication skills, public presentation skills, organization skills and project management skills. Ability to participate as a member of a team of regulatory officers, planners, engineers and technical staff; ability to prepare reports; ability to manage projects and work independently. Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental science, law or related field; Master’s degree or Juris Doctor preferred; minimum of one year of experience in regional planning, land use planning, environmental planning and or regulatory work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Please apply … Read entire article »

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Town of Lexington – Comprehensive Plan Consulting Services

The Town of Lexington, Massachusetts (population 31,394) is seeking professional consulting services to assist the Planning Office create and facilitate public education, outreach, and participation aspects of its second phase of a comprehensive planning process. The Comprehensive Plan is expected to be complete by June of 2020. The scope of work associated with this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) should include, the following: 1. Design Phase 2 of Lexington’s comprehensive planning process in collaboration with Planning Office staff and a select group of community and government leaders; 2. Beginning in May of 2018, develop and facilitate public engagement sessions. In addition to conventional methods of outreach, the work must address how input from the public will be generated and recorded; examples may include, but are not limited to, online through social media, websites, … Read entire article »

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Planning Technician – Burlington Vermont

  Our Planning Technician is a paraprofessional position on our Development Review Team responsible for helping to administer the City’s land use and development regulations. The Planning Technician is our front line for customer service, and devotes most of their time working closely with the public on a broad and diverse range of responsibilities involving the acceptance and processing zoning and subdivision permit applications. This person also steps in to help with routine administrative support functions in support of our clerical staff as needed. Our ideal candidate will: have background and experience with permitting and the development process be super organized, quick-on-your-feet, and dedicated to providing outstanding customer service be able to break-down and communicate complex regulations into manageable concepts for non-professional applicants have excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism, and be able to remain level-headed and … Read entire article »

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Harvard University – Urban Design Planner

Harvard University 06-Mar-2018 Urban Design Planner University Administration 45100BR Duties & Responsibilities Reports to the Allston Initiatives Senior Campus Planner, and indirectly to the Senior Director of Allston Master Planning. The Urban Design Planner will be an integral part of a small team of strategic campus planning professionals comprising Harvard’s Allston Initiatives team, who support physical growth and development within Harvard’s extensive property in Allston, Massachusetts. The Urban Design Planner participates in a wide variety of land use, real estate, transportation, regulatory and community participation processes, and works in a strong team approach with Allston Initiatives and other Harvard department colleagues. Key activities include master planning, site planning and capacity studies, transportation planning, housing planning, regulatory , research and analysis, report and presentation preparation, consultant management and other related efforts in support of complex and sensitive … Read entire article »

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City of New Bedford – City Planner

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: CITY PLANNER SALARY RANGE: $82,843 – $103,562 The City of New Bedford is embarking on a series of significant new planning initiatives for which it seeks an experienced, visionary and talented city planner. From the adoption of new form-based zoning and generation of a new Waterfront Plan with Urban Renewal Areas and the development of an Innovation District, New Bedford is embracing new opportunities that demand a professional planner with exceptional skills. The City Planner will be expected to lead the city’s planning office, a division of the Department of Planning, Housing & Community Development, working with city boards and overseeing staff while participating as a team player in city development projects and community initiatives. New Bedford has a residency requirement and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For complete application/job description visit http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/personnel/employment/employment-opportunities/ … Read entire article »

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Transit Planner (Entry Level) – CTPS

Transit Planner (Entry Level) The Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking an entry-level transit planner. This individual will be involved in a variety of projects, which could include transit planning, fare studies, Title VI analysis and reporting, suburban-mobility studies, capital-investment studies, first- and last-mile studies, environmental-justice analyses, and surveys.   Qualified candidates must have: A master’s degree in transportation planning, urban/regional planning, engineering, or a closely related field One or more years of experience in transportation planning, including transit Strong analytical skills, both qualitative and quantitative Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and/or database skills Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to synthesize complex quantitative and qualitative information into concise, well-organized narratives The ability to work both collaboratively and independently Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects while adhering to … Read entire article »

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Transit Planner – CTPS

Transit Planner (Mid-Level) The Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking a mid-level transit planner. This individual will be involved in a variety of projects, which could include transit planning, fare studies, Title VI analysis and reporting, suburban-mobility studies, capital-investment studies, first- and last-mile studies, environmental-justice analyses, and surveys.   Qualified candidates must have: A master’s degree in transportation planning, urban/regional planning, engineering, or a closely related field Three or more years of experience in transportation planning, including transit and transportation policy issues Project management experience Strong analytical skills, both qualitative and quantitative Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and/or database skills Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to synthesize complex quantitative and qualitative information into concise, well-organized narratives The ability to work both collaboratively and independently Demonstrated ability to work on … Read entire article »

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Manager for the Transportation Systems Analysis Group – CTPS

Manager for the Transportation Systems Analysis Group 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 … Read entire article »

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Senior Planner & Policy Manager, Malden Redevelopment Authority

Senior Planner & Policy Manager, Malden Redevelopment Authority The Senior Planner & Policy Manager is a full time position working on a variety of projects including land use, housing, economic development, open space planning, project management services, grant research, writing and administration. Knowledge of best practices in planning profession a must and a minimum of four years professional experience in relevant field required. Bachelor’s degree in urban/regional planning, public policy/management, urban design/architecture or related field required.  Master’s degree in relevant field and AICP preferred. Salary $65,000-$70,000 commensurate with experience. To apply, email resume to shachey@maldenredevelopment.com by Friday, March 30 at 12 p.m. For detailed job description, visit:   http://www.maldenredevelopment.com/content/senior-planner-policy-manager. Sherrill Hachey Executive Administrative Assistant Malden Redevelopment Authority 17 Pleasant St., Third Floor (new location) Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 278 (new mailing address) Malden, MA  02148 781-324-5720 x 5735 781-322-3734 (fax) shachey@maldenredevelopment.com … Read entire article »

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