Community Development Planner, Community Design Planner – Cape Cod Commission

Community Development Planner

$68,388.06/yr. – Download complete job description   

Provides planning and technical assistance on a wide range of community development projects to regional and local officials and stakeholders, with a focus on promoting smart growth development principles to address the region’s need for housing diversity and affordability.

Participates and leads multi-disciplinary project teams providing support and recommendations to public officials on housing production to meet the needs of Cape residents. Assists with development of the housing component of local and regional plans, evaluates fairness of same. Comments on affordable and other housing issues for comprehensive permit and development of regional impact applications.

Requires an ability to manage and coordinate projects and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of public and private groups. Requires superior communication, organization, independent judgment and initiative. Bachelor’s degree in community development, urban or regional planning/design or public administration plus five years of experience in community development, housing or land use planning; master’s degree preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Community Design Planner

$65,137/yr.  See complete job description

Works collaboratively with public officials and staff in providing comprehensive community design, graphic design, and visualization products and services and in the development of new regional tools for engaging communities on regional and local issues. Assists Planning Department with development and implementation of targeted planning efforts.  Interprets planning documents and regulations accurately; prepares reports, plans, and visualizations; formulates recommendations on a wide range of planning subjects.

Requires superior communication, organization, writing, project management, and graphic/design skills. Bachelor’s Degree in planning, urban design, landscape architecture/design, or related field and three years of experience in land-use planning or design-related field; master’s degree preferred; one or more years of experience in long-range planning or regional planning preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency in the Adobe Suite and 3D modeling tools preferred.

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