Assistant City Planner – City of New Bedford

$68,815 – $85,776

Supports the City Planner in the development and implementation of City short-term and/or long-range planning initiatives related to the development and implementation of land use, and municipal plans and policies.

Gathers, interprets and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.

Provides support with respect to land use requirements, board applications, processes and operational protocols, City Ordinances, codes, plans and related planning programs; and provides assistance to architects, engineers, developers, contractors, owners, community groups and interested persons.

Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to the public as directed by the City Planner.

Prepares requested analysis, technical studies, reports, statistical data and/or related information for decision-making purposes.

Bachelor’s Degree in urban or regional planning, architecture, urban design, geography, or closely related discipline.  Three to five years of experience in municipal planning or a closely related field.  AICP Certification preferred.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Resumes will only be accepted with an employment application, which must be completed in full, in order to be considered for this position.  Please email the completed application to: personnel@newbedford-ma.gov.

For required application and complete job description, please visit:

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/personnel/employment/employment-opportunities/

EEO 

New Bedford has a residency requirement.