The City of Worcester is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Planning Analyst. This position is responsible for supporting a variety of planning activities involving subjects such as land use, zoning, development review, urban design, and comprehensive planning, and additionally provides technical assistance to the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; have the ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse populations; demonstrate a willingness and ability to learn & think creatively and work collaboratively; have the ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced office environment; have knowledge of the principles and practices of city/urban planning as demonstrated by academic background and/or work experience; demonstrate proficiency with personal computers, including GIS and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Starting Salary: $50,029 to $54,725 annually, full-time, with an excellent benefits package
To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter to Human Resources Department, Room 109, 455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608 by July 27, 2018. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to Worcester residents.
Proposal due May 11, 2018
Download bid package: https://www.chelseama.gov/purchasing/pages/current-bids-solicitations
The MassDevelopment Real Estate Division has posted an RFQ for “house doctor” contracts with multiple firms capable of providing a variety of specialized services. The services include planning & permitting services, financial analysis, architectural design/peer review & engineering services, and other specialized services such as the development of active uses implementation strategies, economic development capacity building, collaborative workspace/multi-tenant spaces/marker space support, community outreach and engagement, marketing services, and report formatting.
You can find a copy of the RFQ at massdevelopment.com/specializedservicesrfq. Proposals must be submitted by Friday, May 4, 2018 at 5 PM.
Any questions can be directed to Lorrie Grimes at email@example.com
Town of Lenox
Land Use Department
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Town of Lenox, by and through the Lenox Land Use Department, is seeking proposals from qualified planning consultants to undertake the “Lenox Master Plan Update”. Proposals must be received at the Office of the Land Use Director, Lenox Town Hall, 6 Walker Street, Lenox, Massachusetts 01240 on or before 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 24th 2018. The Town of Lenox reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any informality in the Proposal process, if deemed to the in Town’s best interest.
The Request for Proposals (RFP), containing project background, proposal requirements, and evaluation criteria, is available upon request as of Friday, April 6th at the Office of Land Use Director, Lenox Town Hall, 6 Walker Street, Lenox, Massachusetts 01240 or by contacting the Land Use Director by e-mail or telephone at firstname.lastname@example.org~or (413) 637-5500 x1203.
Please see the RFP for details, including minimum qualification requirements and scoring criteria.
The RFP may be viewed and printed from www.townoflenox.com~under the “Quick Links” section of the Town’s home page.
Questions regarding the RFP must be e-mailed to email@example.com.
BSC Group is 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. .
Applicants can view the full job description on the APA-MA website http://www.apa-ma.org/archives/category/jobs.
Copies of this Request for Proposals (RFP) with instructions and requirements will be available on February 12, 2018 on the Town of Falmouth Website, http://www.falmouthmass.us/bids.aspx.
Carla L. Feroni
Town of Falmouth
Office (508) 495-7344
59 Town Hall Square
Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
Fax (508) 495-7463
The Medway Redevelopment Authority and the Medway Planning and Economic Development Board seek proposals and price quotes from qualified planning/zoning/urban design consultants or consultant teams to develop a new section of the Medway Zoning Bylaw to implement the vision for the redevelopment of Medway’s Oak Grove area as articulated in the recently completed Oak Grove Area Urban Renewal Plan.
The Medway Redevelopment Authority and the Town of Medway Community and Economic Development Department seek proposals from qualified planning/zoning/urban design consultants or consultant teams to develop a new section of the Medway Zoning Bylaw to implement the vision for the redevelopment of Medway’s Oak Grove area as articulated in the recently completed Oak Grove Area Urban Renewal Plan.
The RFP is available for review at: https://www.townofmedway.org/sites/medwayma/files/uploads/oak_grove_zoning_-_rfp_for_zoning_consultant_2-7-18_b.pdf
The Oak Grove Area Urban Renewal Plan may be viewed at: https://www.townofmedway.org/sites/medwayma/files/uploads/2017_06_12_medway_urp_final.pdf
Proposals are due by 10 am on Monday, February 26, 2018.
Susan E. Affleck-Childs
Planning and Economic Development Coordinator
Town of Medway
155 Village Street
Medway, MA 02053
Town of Medway – A Massachusetts Green Community
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The Town of Westford is seeking applicants for a full-time Town Planner. Working independently and under the general direction of the Director of Land Use Management, this exempt position provides dedicated professional, administrative and technical assistance to the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals, and support as needed to other town committees including the Affordable Housing Committee and the Historical Commission. Assists and advises persons seeking interpretation of the Town's Zoning Bylaws and Subdivision Regulations; responds to inquiries on planning, zoning, affordable housing matters; conducts research and analysis of zoning changes; and participates in comprehensive planning and other special planning projects. Provides grant writing, implementation and monitoring support to the Permitting Department. A Bachelor's Degree in Planning or a related field is required with 3 years of experience in a municipal planning operation. Masters Degree and/or AICP certification preferred. Applicants should have thorough knowledge of local zoning bylaws, regulations and applicable state statutes, rules and regulations; and be able to read site/subdivision plans. Advanced organizational skills and excellent customer service, written, speaking and communication skills are required. GIS experience is a plus. Must have a valid MA driver’s license. Salary between $72,626 and $86,331 dependent on qualifications.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample by 2/14/2018 to: HR@westfordma.gov or Pamela Hicks, Director of Human Resources
The City of Peabody seeks qualified candidates for the position of City Planner. Planner reports to the Director of Community Development and Planning and is responsible to develop comprehensive plans and programs for utilization of land and physical facilities for the city. Applicants should have a strong planning background and education and/or experience in planning and/or economic development. Planner provides professional advice to the Planning Board on subdivision rules and regulations, evaluation plans, proposed zoning amendments, and plans relating to all areas of development. Three to five years of related experience or training desired. Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, regional planning, public administration, or related field required; Master’s degree or equivalent is preferred. Professional experience in local government or a related agency/field, preferably with specific planning, economic development or community development experience. Must be able to effectively present information to management, boards and commissions, and public groups. Strong research and computer skills required; excellent customer service skills a must. For a detailed job description, information on additional minimum qualifications and experience, and how to apply by February 9, 2018, go to www.peabody-ma.gov/hr.html . Peabody is an EOE.