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RFP for Zoning Bylaw Revisions – Business Districts & Signage – Town of Arlington

  The Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) acting through the Town Manager is requesting proposals from qualified individuals and firms for Consulting Services related to revising the Town of Arlington’s Zoning Bylaw. Specifically, DPCD seeks proposals from consultants to review and propose revisions to the existing business zoning districts in addition to an overhaul of the existing sign bylaw. A copy of the RFP outlining the requirements for submission is available on the Town website https://www.arlingtonma.gov/Home/Components/RFP/RFP/2373/161. For further information contact Jennifer Raitt, Director of Planning and Community Development, at 781-316-3092, or jraitt@town.arlington.ma.us. The proposal may be viewed and downloaded from the Town website https://www.arlingtonma.gov/Home/Components/RFP/RFP/2373/161. Proposals are invited and will be received by the Purchasing Officer, Town of Arlington, Massachusetts on or before 2:00 p.m., June 14, 2018 at the Town Manager’s/Purchasing Office, Town … Read entire article »

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Senior Transportation Planner – Town of Arlington

Professional, administrative, and technical work in the development and implementation of neighborhood-based and town-wide transportation plans. Develops and advances a number of short-and long-range transportation initiatives and goals, including decreasing congestion, mitigating neighborhood traffic related concerns and enhancing multi-modal mobility options in Arlington. Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in transportation and/or urban planning, engineering, public administration, or a closely related field, and the knowledge typically gained through a master’s program or professional degree program in a relevant field, and five+ years of transportation and/or public management experience in a municipal environment is strongly preferred. For additional information about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at www.arlingtonma.gov/hr. Application deadline is Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  Any questions, please call.  Claire Roberts, Human Resources Assistant 730 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MA 02476 781-316-3122 781-316-3129 (fax) … Read entire article »

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Quabbin Economic Development Coordinator – CMRPC

The Quabbin Region is seeking a professional Economic Development Coordinator to serve as a full time staff person and provide economic development services to the five-town region. The qualified individual would help set the stage for community-wide, cross-border approach to addressing the region’s needs. The Region is comprised of Hardwick, Barre, Hubbardston, New Braintree, and Oakham. With an approximate population of over 15,000, these are bucolic communities with economic development assets that are chronically under-promoted. The position was created when the five towns came together in an effort to make their region more economically vibrant. This spirit of collaboration is evident in the Quabbin Educational and Municipal Partnership. The Partnership began in 2017 as a continuation of the Quabbin Consolidation Task Force, which explored school closures and other paths to increasing efficiency … Read entire article »

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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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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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