The Town of Westwood has a Request for Quotes for a Public Facilitator and public engagement assistance for the update of Westwood’s Comprehensive Plan. The Request for Quotes (RFQ) is attached and due by March 12. Please read it carefully for instructions. We hope you’ll consider providing a response to our RFQ. The information is available on the Town’s website at the following link:
The 495/MetroWest Partnership is seeking a Manager of Policy and Planning. The manager will be a team player reporting directly to the Partnership’s Executive Director, handling diverse responsibilities on planning and public policies addressing transportation and transit, regional infrastructure, economic development, workforce development, water resources, housing, and permitting.
The Manager will be responsible for analyzing public policies; developing consensus on positions and responses; preparing written materials and collateral pieces for these initiatives; serving as a resource for municipal officials, regional employers, development professionals, and environmental advocates; working with committees of volunteers; planning events and programs; identifying applicable grant programs and preparing applications; implementing strategies to increase the impact of Partnership’s message to the state and federal government, municipalities, regional employers, public, and other key stakeholders via social media, online messaging, and conventional media; and otherwise related duties as required.
Successful candidates will have excellent writing, communication, and public speaking skills; ability to work with diverse constituencies on issues; experience with a non-profit environment and/or working with volunteers; and academic or professional background on public policy and/or regional planning. Other requirements include a Bachelors Degree with graduate experience a plus; at least 5 years relevant professional experience with the Legislature, municipal or state government, regional planning, and/or advocacy organizations; strong computer skills with word processing, spreadsheet, powerpoint, and database programs as well as managing online resources and social media.
The 495/MetroWest Corridor Partnership is a non-profit advocacy organization serving thirty-five communities with public-private collaborations to enhance economic vitality and quality of life while sustaining environmental resources
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to the 495/MetroWest Partnership, 200 Friberg Parkway, Westborough, MA 01581; via email to email@example.com .
The Town of Southbridge’s Economic Development and Planning Department is seeking a full-time CDBG Coordinator. Please click link for the job description and method to apply:
If you have any questions about the position, you can contact the Economic Development and Planning Director Rosemary Scrivens at (508) 764-5402 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barrett Planning Group has openings for a full-time Planner I and part-time planning assistant. Duties, basic requirements, and minimum qualifications can be viewed at www.apa-ma.org/archives/category/jobs. I will accept resumes until the positions are filled. After January 1, 2019, we will be moving to a new office in Plymouth, Massachusetts to accommodate the growth of this firm. Commuting to Plymouth will be required, but after six months of successful work experience, employees who are able to work from home may be approved for telecommuting for part of the work week.
Resumes, cover letters, and writing samples should be sent to me by email at email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
The Town of Eastham is seeking a professional consultant to assist with analysis and completion of a strategic planning process. The Town is seeking a professional consultant with municipal experience to assist the committee to synthesize and analyze data, facilitate community meetings, and assist in the development of a written plan. Proposals due at Town Offices Wed., September 12, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.
Specifications and submission requirements are available on the Town website at www.eastham-ma.gov.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com~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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.