The City of Peabody is seeking a highly qualified, results driven, strategic thinking individual to fill the full-time position of Director of Community Development and Planning. The Director oversees community development, economic development and planning for the city and is responsible for planning and organizing the implementation of activities and projects for residents and businesses, administering community development activities, and assisting in the implementation of other related programs. The position oversees current and long-range planning, public and private real estate, open space and land use activities, and supervises a staff of 8-12 professionals including CDBG and HOME staff, Planners, Conservation Agent, Business Liaison and Administrative Staff. Director is responsible for preparing and administering budgets and budget request. Salary DOQ $102,500.00 - $112,477.00 annually plus an excellent benefits package offered. Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in public administration, planning or a related field; coursework in economic development and/or management strongly desired. A Master?s degree in public administration, city planning, economic development, urban affairs or other related academic area of study preferred. At least 5 to 8 years of demonstrated similar responsible work experience required, including demonstrated experience successfully managing staff and projects. For a detailed job description, information on additional minimum qualifications and experience, and how to apply by March 8, 2017 go to www.peabody-ma.gov/hr.html<http://www.peabody-ma.gov/hr.html>.
Peabody is an EOE.
*Position: Housing Planner *
*Department: Planning and Development *
*Salary: $59,879.12 - $75,025.46 *
*POSITION SUMMARY: *Responsible for coordination and project management of the City?s housing projects. Professional work in meeting the City?s comprehensive housing agenda. Evaluate and effectuate City funding and investment toward development of private and non-profit housing efforts.
Responsible for housing program development and grant management, seeking financing from a variety of funding sources, and for operation and monitoring of City?s current CDBG-funded housing rehabilitation and code enforcement programs.
*EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: *BS/BA in Public Policy, Urban Studies, Business Administration, Construction fields or a related field of study and three years? experience in private or municipal housing development and public housing administration; and/or Master?s Degree with two years professional experience in related field. A combination of relevant education and experience will be considered. This position requires a strong theoretical basis gained through education as well as practical experience.
*SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES: *Working knowledge of general urban housing & planning principles. Understanding of municipal housing policy, neighborhood development and housing markets and trends. Experience in administration of housing programs, including funding and strategies to create safe and affordable housing, as well as experience in housing development and management, project budgeting, and construction supervision for private and non-profit housing developments desirable. Strong writing and organizational skills. Solid and varied experience in Massachusetts real estate and land use law; statutes applicable to housing construction and financing; familiarity with State and Federal housing policy and regulations. Very good communication skill; ability to meet and deal effectively with general citizenry, non-profit organizations, and the business community toward project completion. Tactful and effective in both written and oral communication. Bi-lingual (Spanish) helpful.
A full job description is available from the Chelsea Human Resources Department.
*Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources Department, City of Chelsea, 500 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150 or email email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Application will be accepted until filled. The City of Chelsea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.*
*John DePriest, AICP*
Director of Planning & Development/
City Hall, Rm 101
Chelsea, MA 02150
The City of Norwalk is seeking the services of a consulting firm or firms qualified to undertake an update of our 2008 Plan of Conservation and Development (Plan).
Ten (10) copies of all RFQ responses must be received by the City no later than 4:00 PM February 1, 2017. Send all responses to Steve Kleppin, Planning and Zoning Director, 125 East Avenue, PO Box 5125, Norwalk, CT 06856-5125.
Any questions may be directed to Steve Kleppin at 203.854.7956 or
1/6/17 Issuance of Request for Qualifications
1/18/17 Deadline for submittal of inquiries from respondents
2/1/17 Deadline for submission of required materials
2/13/17 Initial screening complete and individual presentations scheduled 2/24/17 Final evaluation of qualifications and recommendations
Please click here for the Request for Qualifications: 2018 RFQ.pdf