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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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BSC Group – Senior Planner

Senior Planner BSC Group is an innovative, growing, and reputable planning, landscape architecture, environmental science and engineering consulting firm that has been providing clients with award winning projects and ground-breaking solutions since 1965. We are currently looking for a vibrant, self-motivated Senior Planner who will be responsible for managing complex planning projects, coordinating inter-disciplinary project teams, providing technical guidance, and client management/relations. Potential projects may include downtown and community revitalization plans, urban renewal plans, corridor plans, comprehensive plans, zoning re-writes, feasibility studies, and project permitting.  This position has the ability to work out of our Boston or Worcester offices. Responsibilities also include: Researching and understanding local/state development codes and zoning regulations including MEPA and Chapter 91 Preparing development feasibility studies, including detailed site analysis, due diligence, and highest and best use plans, exhibits, and reports Providing technical … Read entire article »

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City of Newton – Director of Housing and Community Development

CITY OF NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS DEPT:                   Planning and Community Development DIV:                     Housing and Community Development DATE:                   March 5, 2018 SALARY RANGE:  $82,388 – $84,859 Job Title:            Director of Housing and Community Development The Director of Housing and Community Development is a senior level management position within the City of Newton’s Planning and Development Department which oversees the City’s housing and community development initiatives.  Knowledge of federal housing and community development programs including CDBG, HOME and ESG as well as demonstrated achievements in affordable housing programs are essential. he Director of Housing and Community Development (“Director”) is responsible for oversight and administration of all funds received by the City of Newton for Housing and Urban Development, as well as management of the staff of the Housing and Community Development Division of the Department of Planning and … Read entire article »

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Neighborhood Developers (TND) – Executive Director.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Board of Directors of the Neighborhood Developers (TND) seeks an Executive Director. TND is an active and experienced community development corporation (CDC), based in Chelsea, Massachusetts, that creates vibrant neighborhoods where people from all walks of life can thrive. We are embarking on an exciting and ambitious new phase in our organization’s growth. Our Organization and Our Communities The Neighborhood Developers (TND) began as Chelsea NHS in 1978. Over time, TND extended its geographic reach. TND expanded its programming, recognizing that affordable housing alone was insufficient to end the cycles of intergenerational poverty and neighborhood disinvestment. Today, TND increases economic diversity, opportunity and quality of life. We bring our core strengths to partnerships that support family and neighborhood prosperity. TND programs and impact to date include:  Affordable housing: … Read entire article »

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City of Cambridge – Zoning Project Planner

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE, ZONING PROJECT PLANNER  The City of Cambridge, Massachusetts is looking for a full time Zoning Project Planner. Click the link below for a full job description and application instructions http://www2.cambridgema.gov/viewjoblisting.cfm?Job_ID=1974   … Read entire article »

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