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City of Framingham Brief Description: The Associate Planner assists in the operations of the Planning and Community Development Office under the direction of the Director and Assistant Director of Planning and Community Development and provides a wide range of development and land use planning activities including plan review, project conformance review, duties related to land use board and commission staffing, plan creation and implementation, and other related planning projects. Duties include but are not limited to: • Reviews applications for on behalf of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of appeals. • Provides technical expertise as required by the Division or the boards relating to applications, zoning, procedure, etc. • Conducts on-site field inspections of development projects (pre- and post- construction) • Assists in the review and evaluation of development and zoning proposals; assists with conformance review of permitted site plans • Prepares and maintains construction review and tracking reports for the purposes of site plan conformance • Assists in the development of neighborhood plans and/or reports. • Assists in the development of policies relative to planning and zoning regulations that guide both long- and short-term goals • Conducts independent research and prepares reports and GIS maps relative to planning topics
City of Somerville See link below
Transportation Planner/Unified Planning Work Program Manager
CTPS See description in link. Job advertisement has been extended through November 5, 2021 at 11:59pm
Active Transportation/Vision Zero Planner (Trans. Program Planner III)
Boston Transportation Department The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is seeking a highly motivated Active Transportation/Vision Zero Planner to work on projects that will realize the City’s vision to create streets and public spaces that are vibrant, multi-modal, resilient, and technologically advanced. The selected individual will work to lower the number of fatal and serious crashes on Boston’s roadways and increase the number of people bicycling and walking in the City.
Reporting to the Commissioner or designee, and as part of the Vision Zero Priorities Team, the Active Transportation/Vision Zero Planner addresses a variety of concerns about transportation’s interface with urban design and the public realm and envisions and implements cutting-edge initiatives in a changing transportation environment where needs, resources, and opportunities vary enormously.
For more information, see link below.
Community Development Planner
Cape Cod Commission/Barnstable County The position conducts and oversees economic impact analyses and assists in the development and implementation of economic recovery and resilience strategies and plans. Works closely with municipalities and the business community to understand and address needed assistance, including data collection and analysis. Comments on economic impacts for comprehensive permit and development of regional impact applications. Conducts outreach to business owners, collaborates with stakeholders on economic development projects, and provides technical assistance to local and regional entities seeking economic development funds and resources.
Provides planning and technical assistance to regional and local officials and stakeholders on a wide range of community development projects with a focus on implementation of economic development strategies for the region. Participates and lead multi-disciplinary project teams providing support and recommendations to public officials to advance regional objectives.
various planning positions
Metropolitan Area Planning Council see https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mapc for all job descriptions
Public Outreach Coordinator – Transportation Team
Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) is seeking an Entry Level Public Outreach Coordinator to join the transportation planning team. CMRPC serves 40 communities in southern Worcester County, with a population of about 500,000. CMRPC provides services in roadway, transit and bicycle/pedestrian planning, technical assistance in land use and Smart Growth techniques, homeland security assistance, GIS, and grant administration.
This role requires excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and coordination both within the organization and externally. Internally, this person is key to ensuring that project managers have the materials and support they need to effectively communicate with stakeholders and members of the public. Externally, the Public Outreach Coordinator will take the lead on developing relationships with diverse group of existing and new stakeholders; writing, conducting, and analyzing surveys; developing public outreach materials; planning public meetings; and exploring new media and approaches for outreach and communications.
Homeland Security Program Coordinator
Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) seeks candidates for the full-time (37.5 hours/week) position of Homeland Security Program Coordinator (hereafter Coordinator) within the agency's Homeland Security Division of its Regional Collaboration and Community Planning Department.
S/he will manage the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP), and emergency preparedness grants, specifically for the Central Region Homeland Security Advisory Council (CRHSAC).
This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and innovative environment with an opportunity for growth.
This is a writing intensive position in which the Coordinator will draft and ensure the completeness of approval documents, scopes of services and equipment specifications for grant funded projects, develop and regularly track performance metrics for grant funded projects, and coordinate all public meetings and public outreach activities to showcase grant funded initiatives.
Town Planner/Zoning Enforcement Officer
Town of Ridgefield, CT The Planner will manage the overall operation of the Planning & Zoning department and have administrative oversight of the Inland/Wetland Agent. Attend evening meetings of the Commission. The Planner/ZEO will do research, report-writing, resolutions, and speak/act in meetings with the public and applicants. The Planner will fulfill the statutory and regulatory responsibilities of local and state laws. Prepares and/or delegates preparation of agendas and legal notices with assistance from clerical staff. Performs field inspections as the ZEO. And handles Enforcement and assistance to the Historic District Commission.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration or related discipline.
• Master’s Degree in Urban Planning or related discipline preferred.
• Minimum of four years of experience in land use planning and administration. Two years of graduate studies may substitute for one year of experience.
• Zoning Enforcement Certification (or enough experience to be certified upon hire)
• Previous zoning experience in State of Connecticut (4 years)
• Current knowledge of case law and changes in State Statutes
• Interest, background, experience in Sustainable projects/planning initiatives
• Demonstrated ability to read maps and development plans and to relate them to field situations.
• Strong computer skills
• Ability to interface positively with public and handle adverse situations
• Strong knowledge and understanding of Robert’s Rules of Order, Due process, FOIA, and general legal principals as it relates to Commission and Board meetings