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it's a tough market for planners these days. because yankee receives resumes from many highly qualified planning and environmental personnel, we added a resume posting space right up top for your credentials in cyberspace. submit your resume

name   degree   posted
heather mckelvie   bs, landscape architecture   3_09

planning jobs are posted below. we will post resumes here or "classified ad" type submissions upon request. sorry, no business ads, for-profit employment agency stuff or self-promoting blather will be posted (except ours, of course). we ask that you go to our contact us page and paste the job notice directly into the form available there. note: ms word or similar formatted documents will not be accepted unless you make specific arrangements with us first. if your postings are not in digital format, you can fax them to us but please call ahead first. please do not include names or phone numbers for references on your resume to be posted. we suggest "references available upon request." finally, please remember to ask us to remove your listing when you land your dream job!

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land use administrator, litchfield, ct posted 9/23/09

full time. coordinates and administers land use policy, zoning enforcement, inland wetlands enforcement, and zoning board of appeals. exc. benefit package. fax resume 860-567-7552 or email to: carrollr@townoflitchfield.org. closing date 10/2, 4pm aa-eoe

green building specialist/planner  ny city office posted 9/1/09
ecology and environment, inc. is a fully integrated environmental consulting firm whose underlying philosophy is its worldwide commitment to supporting sustainable development through responsible environmental stewardship. e&e provides diverse services worldwide on an array of environmental projects that require dynamic leadership skills. position will focus on green building work within new york city and the tristate region

� development, implementation and management of green building and sustainability consulting regionally and nationally
� work with e & e staff nationally to shape the sustainability services sector and drive the marketing agenda at the corporate level
� business and client development, staff mentoring and development, project management and technical quality assurance
� develop and implement programs that create a cultural shift towards conservation

� bs/ ms in planning, environmental management, or a related field
� 5 - 10 years of progressively responsible work experience
� strategic thinker with a proven track record developing environmental programs for clients such as corporate real estate, building owners, academic institutions, and government agencies
� working familiarity with the requirements for achieving leed (eb, nc, ci) and iso-14001 environmental management systems certifications
� experience developing and implementing green building programs and associated plans to address significant environmental aspects for buildings such as energy, water, and waste management, resource conservation, sustainable materials selection, etc.
� demonstrated success marketing and managing project budgets and schedules
� ideal candidates will possess one or several of the following professional

� leed accredited professional
� certified energy manager (cem)
� american institute of certified planners (aicp)
� technical experience with the following tools/methods/standards will be a strong differentiator:
� energy star portfolio manager
� ashrae level 1 and 2 energy audits
� building energy modeling
� ashrae 55, 62.1, and 90.1 standards

a high-level of client interaction is expected at this level. e&e offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment and a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401k and retirement plan. please visit out website at www.ene.com to apply on-line

city of middletown director of parking posted 9/1/09

the city of middletown is accepting applications for the position of director of parking. this position will oversee the administration of the newly created middletown parking department.

examples of duties are to manage the fiscal and functional activities of the parking department; develop and administer the budget; coordinates the identification, acquisition, construction and maintenance cue of public park areas with other department; provides for cash management, record keeping and accurate accounting of income and expenses; manages all metered public parking areas and off-street parking lots; supervises daily operations and resolving issues to include coordination of work and repair of lots and equipment, snow removal, customer service, equipment operation, software operation and revenue control; supervises personnel in the functional areas of office management, metered collection and enforcement as provided by ordinance; represents the department before the common council and commission;
represents the department before local business associations, commercial developers and community groups; interacts with the public, responds to complaints and facilitates the appeal process for parking tickets; and performs other related functions as assigned or required.

salary range is $28.10 - $41.61 per hour/40 hours per week.

more information


town of greenwich zoning enforcement officer posted 9/1/09

performs responsible professional work involving the enforcement and administration of the building zoning regulations and oversees and directs the town's zoning inspectors. reviews all building
permit applications for zoning approval, organizes a comprehensive program for plan review, field inspections, and consultations, and for issuing written opinions and decisions that may be appealable to the planning and zoning board of appeals.

the zoning enforcement officer interprets, administers, and enforces the zoning regulations according to state statutes and policies and procedures established by the planning and zoning commission. reports to and works under the supervision of the building official.

salary range: $73,972-$95,447

closing date for filing applications: september 4, 2009

applications must be received by the closing date.

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town of ledyard planning & economic development director posted 9/1/09

the town of ledyard, connecticut seeks a planning & economic development director. the town operates under a council-mayor form of government and has separate planning and zoning commissions. the town has an approximate population of 15,000 people and is 40 square miles, mostly wooded hills populated by residential development with some wetlands, farmland and open space. the town is host to a regional water supply, the mashantucket pequot tribal nation, foxwoods resort casino, and the new london- groton submarine base.

the director works with and provides professional guidance and recommendations to the planning commission and economic development commission to implement the town�s plan of conservation and development and the management, grant management, geographic information systems, and development plan review.

special knowledge of historic preservation, community development, facilities, capital programming, finance, infrastructure, design review, and economic development are highly desirable. the director also serves as a professional advisor to the town council, the land use planning and public works committee, the zoning commission, the inland wetlands and watercourses commission, the ledyard town center committee, the water pollution control authority, design review board, permanent municipal building committee, and the conservation commission.

annual salary to $68,500. aicp certification is highly preferable. full position description is available on the town of ledyard website.


vita nuova llc part-time planner, contracting/project basis posted 9/1/09

small but growing national company seeks a smart, reliable and hard working individual to work as a planner on a project to project basis. must have previous experience in planning, real estate, or architecture/urban planning. tasks will include performing basic planning functions, research, working with stakeholders and other research. graphics ability is helpful. must have excellent communication skills via email and phone.

the hours of the position are part-time, and flexible. this is a contractor position, and therefore no benefits are provided. competitive hourly wage depending on experience. work from home.

great opportunity for the right person! please email your resume and cover letter.


south western regional planning agency assistant planner / gis analyst posted 9/1/09

part-time, durational - not to exceed 25 hours per week primarily between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm monday-friday

the south western regional planning agency (swrpa), located in stamford, ct, is accepting applications for the position of assistant planner / gis analyst. the individual selected for this position will help develop and maintain swrpa�s gis and participate in regional transportation and land use planning studies, activities or programs under the direction of the executive director or his designee. this is a grant-funded position with work assignments through june 30, 2010 � unless extended by additional funding. swrpa is seeking an individual with knowledge of and training in gis, urban planning, geography, natural resources, public policy or a closely related field.

a detailed job description is available under employment opportunities at: http://www.swrpa.org. hourly rate offered: $20 - $29 doe.

interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume to: dr. floyd lapp, executive director. the position will remain open until filled. no telephone calls please. closing date: july 24, 2009.

swrpa is an equal opportunity employer


south western regional planning agency special projects assistant/planner posted 9/1/09

part-time, durational - not to exceed 25 hours/per week between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. monday-friday

the south western regional planning agency (swrpa), located in stamford, ct, is accepting applications for the position of special projects assistant/planner. under minimal supervision, this person executes administrative support for transportation planning projects or programs; supports senior staff on project planning, design, implementation, including supervision of project consultants, and budget monitoring and reporting. this is a grant-funded position with work assignments through june 30, 2010 � unless extended by additional funding. bachelor�s degree in business/public administration preferred, but not required.

a detailed job description is available under employment opportunities at: www.swrpa.org. hourly rate offered: $18-$29 doe.

interested individuals should e-mail a letter of interest and resume to: dr. floyd lapp, executive director . the position will remain open until filled. no telephone calls please. closing date: july 30, 2009.

swrpa is an equal opportunity employer


willimantic ct senior planner posted 9/1/09

akrf, inc., a prominent environmental, planning and engineering consulting firm, has an opening for a senior planner in its willimantic, ct office. must have 10 � 15 years experience in ct with strong project management capabilities. experience with nepa/ cepa and municipal incentive programs essential. must have experience strategizing and managing planning and economic development-related proposals. gis or community design experience a plus. aicp preferred. must have excellent oral and written communication skills, a passion for details, and the ability to work on multiple projects with deadline pressure. friendly, casual but hardworking environment. great opportunities for individual growth. excellent benefits. eoe. see our website at www.akrf.com.

send letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to: e-mail or human resources, akrf, inc., 440 park avenue south, new york, ny 10016. please include �planners �ct office� in the subject line.


the northeastern connecticut council of governments
geographic information system (gis) analyst posted 9/1/09

applicant must be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a degree in geography (or related field) and three years relevant experience. requirements: create and maintain geographic information system for tax parcels in a twelve town area as well as for municipal, regional and transportation planning purposes; perform and coordinate geodatabase design, automation, and maintenance; work closely with neccog staff and consultants as well as non-gis professionals (particularly municipal tax assessors) to facilitate the development and distribution of geographic information; compile and analyze data for conducting various reports and planning studies; and perform other assorted tasks as may be required. must be proficient in application software such as arcinfo and arcview; have strong mapping and graphic presentation skills; be familiar with municipal tax maps and land survey standards; have experience creating and editing survey derived tax parcel information with topology; be familiar with the development of planning information with the use of gis; have a thorough knowledge of personal computers; be able to maintain effective working relationships, follow oral and written instructions quickly and accurately; and have the ability to write clear and concise reports.

starting salary range mid to upper 30�s depending upon qualifications, plus health benefits (1 year, grant funded position). mail cover letter with resume to: john filchak, executive director, neccog, 125 putnam pike, dayville, ct 06241; or e-mail . position is to remain open until filled. aa/eoe


greater bridgeport regional planning agency transportation planner/assistant planner posted 9/1/09

prospective candidates must be a graduate of a college or university with a degree in urban or regional planning, transportation engineering or closely related field and three years relevant experience. a master�s degree may substitute for relevant work experience. candidates must have the ability to write clear and concise reports, be able to accurately follow oral and written instructions, demonstrate knowledge of research methods and analytical techniques, and possess good communication skills. proficiency in the use of analytical and application software, including the office suite of programs (word, excel, powerpoint, and access), is required. working knowledge of the highway capacity software, transportation modeling software and geographic information system applications is beneficial.

the selected candidate will be required to perform and work on a wide range of transportation planning studies, including intersection and corridor operations assessments, congestion management strategies studies, highway performance monitoring, updating and maintaining the regional transportation improvement program and long range transportation plan, and providing technical assistance to member communities. work assignments will also involve various regional/community planning tasks, such as land use and zoning reviews, economic development, regional responsible growth, environmental issues, and update of the regional plan of conservation and development. the candidate will need to be able to work closely and cooperatively with gbrpa staff and planning and engineering professionals of member municipalities and neighboring rpos, and be able to maintain effective working relationships.

the gbrpa is the designated regional planning organization for the six town area encompassing bridgeport, easton, fairfield, monroe, stratford and trumbull and serves as the transportation planning staff for the greater bridgeport and valley metropolitan planning organization.

starting salary is between $40,000 and $50,000 depending upon qualifications. the gbrpa has an excellent health benefit package.

mail or e-mail letter of interest, resume and pertinent work experience by october 15, 2008 to:

mark c. nielsen, executive director
greater bridgeport regional planning agency
525 water street
bridgeport, ct 06604

position will remain open until filled.

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