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Assistant Division Chief, RI State Division of Planning

Assistant Division Chief Rhode Island State Division of Planning, Department of Administration, State of Rhode Island This position plays a critical role in carrying out the State Planning Council’s duties as Rhode Island’s only federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). This is a management position responsible for supervising, directing and coordinating the work of a staff engaged in strategic or transportation planning functions as they relate to planning services for agencies of the state government. Initial focal areas will include: Supervise, direct and coordinate the work of staff engaged in planning by detailing and scheduling work programs concerning studies and plans as they relate to planning services for agencies of the state government. Partner with Rhode Island cities and towns to administer the Rhode Island Comprehensive Planning and Land Use Regulation Act, RIGL 45.22.2. Draft … Read entire article »

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Urban Designer/Planner, Gorrill Palmer, South Portland, ME

Urban Designer / Planner Gorrill Palmer is seeking an Urban Designer/Planner to support and strengthen our planning and land development teams. This individual will assist our Planning Group Leader and will work on planning and development design initiatives for both public and private clients, while also working with all of Gorrill Palmer’s other Groups, including the land development, transportation engineering, transportation planning, and municipal engineering groups. Gorrill Palmer is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary group of professionals including civil and transportation engineers as well as a growing planning team and focus. We work with a wide range of public and private clients in the transportation, real estate/development, institutional, and energy industries, as well as local, county, state and federal governments. Responsibilities ▪ Execute project work that includes the creation of urban and development design plans, … Read entire article »

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Comprehensive Planner, SRPEDD

Comprehensive Planner Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) Under the supervision of the Comprehensive Planning Manager, performs a wide variety of planning tasks necessary to support the day-to-day functions of a busy Regional Planning Agency. Job duties include: conducting land use, transportation and environmental analyses, transportation and other planning-related studies; drafting plan elements (Master Plans, Housing Production Plans, Open Space and Recreation Plans, etc.); preparing bylaw amendments; managing geo-databases, and designing/laying out model professional reports; serving as staff liaison to area committees, and making presentations at public meetings; collaborating with fellow planners, and helping facilitate enhanced regional planning and planning coordination across Southeastern MA.  Other duties as assigned.  Attendance at some night meetings required. A Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or closely related field is preferred; advanced capability with GIS, … Read entire article »

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Request for Proposal for On-call Planning and Grant Writing Consulting Services

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR ON-CALL PLANNING AND GRANT WRITING CONSULTING SERVICES The Town of Tiverton (hereinafter referred to as the “Town”) is requesting Proposals from qualified public entity or private firms (hereinafter referred to as “Proposer”) for on-call Planning and Grant Writing Consulting Services.  Prior to submitting a Proposal, Proposers are advised to carefully read the instructions below. I. GENERAL INFORMATION The Town of Tiverton is a municipality in the State of Rhode Island, which operates under the council/manager form of government. The Town of Tiverton is located on the eastern shore of Narragansett Bay, across the Sakonnet River from Aquidneck Island.  Together with the adjacent town of Little Compton, the area is disconnected from the rest of the state of Rhode Island. The northern portion of the town is located on Mount … Read entire article »

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Regional Planning Agency Seeks Four (4) Interns

Regional Planning Agency Seeks Four (4) Interns Regional Planning Agency CMRPC seeking four (4) interns, preferably at the Masters level from academic programs such as environmental science or studies, urban planning, urban studies, geography, political science, or another related field. Rate is $12.54/hour. Particular skills sought include good communication skills, familiarity with GIS, MS Office, graphic design and urban design skills including Google SketchUp, and/or Adobe Creative Cloud. Experience with web design and social media a plus. The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) through its Community Development and Planning (CDAP) Department seeks four (4) part-time interns for the following tracks: Green Communities: seeking two part-time (2) interns to assist our Green Communities team with data collection, grant administration, reporting, correspondence, record keeping, and other tasks related to the designation and maintenance of municipalities as … Read entire article »

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Community & Economic Development Director Town of Bridgewater

Community & Economic Development Director Town of Bridgewater The town of Bridgewater is seeking a candidate to join our team in the role of Community & Economic Development Director. The successful candidate will value innovation, partnerships and teamwork; demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and accountability which advance and promote the values of the community through his/her daily interactions with residents, customers, as well as the town’s management and elected and appointed officials; and promote forward-looking ideas to better serve the public. Serving under the general direction of the Town Manager’s Office, the Community & Economic Development Director is responsible for providing overall management of the Community & Economic Development Office and its initiatives including regulation of the community development programs, planning, grant-writing and permitting functions. The Director is also responsible for planning … Read entire article »

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RFP: Southeastern CT Human Services Providers Shared Services Study

RFP: SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDERS SHARED SERVICES STUDY The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (SCCOG) is seeking qualifications and proposals from firms to develop an inventory of existing services provided by the region’s human services providers and to make recommendations for how these providers can improve service provision and/or reduce costs through increased coordination and sharing of staff and services. Proposals must be received by Friday, November 17th. The RFP is available at http://seccog.org/Employment.html. Questions may be directed to James S. Butler, AICP, Executive Director at jbutler@seccog.org or at (860) 889-2324. … Read entire article »

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Transportation Planner, Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC), Albany, NY

Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) TRANSPORTATION PLANNER – Full-time position located in Albany Minimum Qualifications Transportation planning experience, preferably some experience with infrastructure and operations planning, capital program management, and project management.  Strong technical skills, writing skills, and presentation skills are important, as well as strong organizational skills.  Demonstrated success in budgeting for and managing planning tasks are required.  Proficiency in the use of GIS and other analytic tools is considered a plus.  CDTC’s work environment requires every staff member to display sound judgment and initiative in working with limited supervision.  The individual selected will be expected to independently develop task work programs, conduct technical work, engage with stakeholders and the public, manage consultant assistance and complete successful planning efforts in a timely fashion.  Interested individuals should possess a Master’s Degree in transportation … Read entire article »

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Principal Transportation Planner/MPO Coordinator, Nashua, NH

Principal Transportation Planner/MPO Coordinator The Nashua Regional Planning Commission seeks an experienced transportation planner to join its tightly-knit, award-winning team. The ideal candidate will possess strong background in transportation planning principles and practices including highway, bicycle and pedestrian and transit.  The MPO Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the MPO transportation planning program and compliance with Federal and State planning requirements.  The MPO Coordinator performs skilled, specialized activities on behalf of the Commission related to the execution of the transportation planning program including coordination of the Region’s Metropolitan Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Plan, Intelligent Transportation Systems, transportation project planning and providing local technical assistance.  The MPO coordinator manages the activities of the transportation planning staff, the transportation work program, develops the transportation program budget, and manages complex planning projects utilizing … Read entire article »

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Business Development Manager, City of Pittsfield

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT The City of Pittsfield has an exciting opportunity for a creative, dynamic, and energetic individual to join it’s dedicated team in the role of Business Development Manager.  The Business Development Manager shall promote and foster economic development, job growth, and capital investment within the City of Pittsfield by working to retain and grow existing businesses and by attracting new businesses.  The Business Development Manager represents the City, the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority (PEDA) and the Pittsfield Economic Revitalization Corporation’s (PERC) and will be the primary point of contact for business and economic development activities in the city.  This person will manage referrals and inquiries from businesses as well as individual entrepreneurs seeking to establish or expand their enterprise in the city.  The Manager will facilitate connections with other local, … Read entire article »

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