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Associate Housing Planner – City of Cambridge

Associate Housing Planner, City of Cambridge Community Development Department (K006) Seeking self motivated, detail-oriented professional who is ready to work as part of a team to house residents in affordable homes, and to provide housing-related services and counseling to households in need of affordable housing. Experience with affordable housing programs, income and program eligibility review, application management.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least 4 years professional experience, preferably in housing program management or community outreach. Master’s in urban planning, housing policy, or related field and at least 2 years professional experience preferred.  $59,334 – $83,779/year + excellent benefits. Detailed job description and application instructions, visit www.cambridgema.gov and click on ‘Jobs’. Resumes and letter of interests requested by 09/18/18 via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov. Position will remain open until filled.  … Read entire article »

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Assistant Professor/Planning – University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Title:                  Assistant Professor – Planning Appointment:   Academic Year (9-month) – Tenure Track Available:          September 1, 2019 About UMass Amherst UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region. Job Description: We seek scholars who are using new sources of information and innovative analytical methods to answer questions in the areas of land use and/or economic development planning.  Candidates with a … Read entire article »

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Zoning Administrator – Town of Falmouth

The Town of Falmouth is currently recruiting for the position of Zoning Administrator. This position reports into the Town Manager and/or his/her designee and is responsible for providing administrative and technical work conducted within the Planning and Community Development function of the town in assisting the Zoning Board of Appeals in discharging its statutory duties; assumes duties of the Zoning Board of Appeals as so delegated by the Board under MGL c40A s13 and all other work as required. Implements goals and policies of the Zoning Board of Appeals, performs required office activities within strict time limits in compliance with municipal regulations. Serves as resource to Board by providing members with legal and procedural advice in consultation with Town Counsel, Town Planner and Building Commissioner and keeping members apprised of … Read entire article »

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Senior Planner & Policy Manager, Malden Redevelopment Authority

The Senior Planner & Policy Manager is a fulltime 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, Sept. 14 at 12 p.m. For detailed job description, visit:  https://maldenredevelopment.com/content/mra-seeking-senior-planner-policy-manager. … Read entire article »

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Regional/Environmental Planner – The Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC)

The Nashua Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) seeks a Regional/environmental planner to join its tightly-knit, award-winning team. The ideal candidate will possess a background in both land use and environmental planning. The planner will provide support for the Household Hazardous Waste Collection program and work on a variety of land use, natural resources conservation, energy and hazard mitigation planning initiatives. Applicants should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Full additional details, please visit www.nashuarpc.org. Qualifications: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in urban planning, Geography, Natural Resource Management’ Environmental Planning, Natural Sciences or a related discipline. Applicants should be adept at working in a variety of software platforms, including Microsoft Office Suite. Must have a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment and be able to attend evening meetings. Salary range … Read entire article »

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Search Re-opened: Assistant Town Planner, Tolland, CT

Summary: The Town of Tolland is seeking a full-time Assistant Planner that also serves as the Zoning Enforcement Officer, Wetlands Agent, and administers the Town’s GIS. The Assistant Planner administers the permitting process, assists with reviews of land use applications, and assists various boards and commissions among other duties. The Planning and Zoning Commission is updating the Plan of Conservation and Development, providing an opportunity for the Assistant Planner to be involved in the long-range planning process. The Town supports professional development of staff, providing opportunities to attend trainings and workshops. Town Hall staff have been on a Monday through Thursday work schedule for several years, subject to annual re-approval. Qualifications: Graduate of a four year college with a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Environmental Science or related field and three to … Read entire article »

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Transportation Planner/GIS Analyst – Cape Cod Commission

Transportation Planner Work collaboratively on a variety of transportation related projects. Determine data collection requirements and methodology, conduct field work, collect and analyze data utilizing GIS, AutoCAD and transportation modeling software, and prepare reports and presentations. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in transportation planning, engineering, land use planning or related and one year of experience, including experience in analytical techniques; Master’s Degree preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience GIS Analyst Work on a variety of planning and technical projects requiring a good working knowledge of ESRI’s ArcGIS platform, Microsoft Office and Microsoft SQL.  Experience with remote sensing, statistical analysis, python scripting and/or web programming would be a plus. Bachelor’s degree in geography, computer science, planning or related field and at least 2 years of experience in GIS computer applications; … Read entire article »

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Economic Development Director – Plymouth Regional Economic Development Foundation

The Plymouth Regional Economic Development Foundation (PREDF) is currently seeking an Executive Director.  The day to day operations and oversight of the Economic Development Director will be the responsibility of the Plymouth Regional Economic Development Foundation, in consultation with the Town’s Director of Planning and Development. The successful candidate will direct economic development initiatives to achieve the goals and objectives outlined by the Town of Plymouth’s Economic Development Plan and guided by the Economic Development Foundation. The job includes administrative, technical and professional work in preparing and implementing economic development plans, programs and services within the Town. This position is responsible for working closely with the Foundation and Town staff in promoting the business and economic development interests within the community. This includes working with a wide client base in providing guidance … 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. Supports the goals of the Town Planner through creative problem solving, decision making and a commitment to customer service. Master’s Degree in planning or closely related field; three … Read entire article »

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Zoning Project Planner, City of Cambridge Community Development Department

The Community Development Department (CDD) is the planning agency for the City of Cambridge. The Zoning and Development Division is responsible for various tasks in the areas of land use planning and urban development, including:  review of major development projects by the Planning Board and other committees; conducting land use planning studies and special initiatives; advising the City Council and Planning Board, and other City departments on matters related to development, zoning, and proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance; and providing information to the public, including residents, property owners, businesses, developers and design professionals.  More information at http://www.cambridgema.gov/CDD/zoninganddevelopment ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the direction of the Director of Zoning & Development, the Zoning Project Planner will work in a very active planning office, collaborating with planners of various backgrounds.  Primary responsibilities … Read entire article »

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