(DEADLINE PASSED) Manager of Planning, City of Rochester, NY

The City of Rochester is seeking a Manager of Planning. Typical work activities of the position include:

  • Supervises and participates in the development, preparation and periodic update of the City's Comprehensive Master Plan and/or Zoning Code;
  • Reviews and evaluates City development activities and identifies the required actions of various City agencies to ensure conformance with the policy objectives of the City's Comprehensive Plan;
  • Provides advice or technical assistance to the Commissioner of Neighborhood and Business Development on urban planning and design considerations, planning projects, studies and activities including but not limited to land-use, zoning and environmental issues, and planning policies and objectives;
  • Coordinates, supervises, or participates in the development, preparation and update of major waterfront planning studies for the City including specific responsibility for the Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP);
  • Supervises and coordinates special area planning projects, maintaining lines of communication with affected neighborhood groups, participating departments, etc.;
  • Prepares speeches, recommendations and written policy statements on planning-related issues, for presentation by government officials or to the City Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and City Council;
  • Acts as team leader on specified projects, to define project objectives, select team members, and develop planning and policy proposals;
  • Directs the research and planning activities and professional/technical development of the professional planning staff;
  • Participates in the development and review of the City's Capital Improvement Program;
  • Supervises the collection and maintenance of demographic, economic and physical data issues for use by the Department and various other City agencies;
  • Supervises and directs the activities of the divisions' Geographic Information System (GIS) professional staff, and coordinates provision of GIS services to City departments and bureaus;
  • Establishes and directs appropriate techniques for evaluating data and information, such as related to population demographics, economic forecasts, regulatory changes, development proposals by public and private sector and other emerging trends, and to identify trends or other situations that may affect City planning policies and objectives. 

For more information see the Attached Document

PLANNER III / SENIOR PLANNER, Steinmetz Planning Group

Since our start in April of 2004, the Steinmetz Planning Group (SPG) has become a well-known, award winning community planning consulting firm across upstate and western New York. Our planning and community enhancement services center around comprehensive planning, zoning, transportation planning, farmland planning, municipal assistance, and public engagement.

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PLANNER I / ASSISTANT PLANNER, Steinmetz Planning Group

Since our start in April of 2004, the Steinmetz Planning Group (SPG) has become a well-known, award winning community planning consulting firm across upstate and western New York. Our planning and community enhancement services center around comprehensive planning, zoning, transportation planning, farmland planning, municipal assistance, and public engagement. 

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Administrator for Way2Go and Environment Teams

Are you skillful at and passionate about positive team building and success? Do you enjoy behind-the-scenes project management, as well as sustaining relationships with diverse leaders? Would you like to help create a sustainable community that works for all?

CCE-Tompkins is seeking an administrative manager for its Environment Team, focusing on the Way2Go Transportation Education program. This person will help the team identify and implement program priorities and best practices, while providing project management and organizational support.

This will include all aspects of supervising Way2Go staff, supporting both individual growth and the synergies of a thriving team. Other priorities include grant proposals and financial management; helping establish effective policies and procedures; distilling data and best practices; and building collaborative relationships with transportation leaders, policy-makers, and diverse stakeholders in the community.

Way2Go envisions an inclusive community where transportation works for everyone so that individuals, families and communities thrive, live well, and reach their potential. We help bring together the people, information, resources and leadership needed to eliminate transportation barriers to an equitable and resilient community.

Full-time w/ benefits. Individuals interested in this position must apply on-line. A full position description and link to apply is available at: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CCECareerPage. The posting will remain open until February 2 or until we have a suitable pool of candidates. 

More information is available at http://ccetompkins.org/jobs.

CCE-Tompkins is an equal opportunity and affirmative action educator and employer.


(DEADLINE PASSED) LWRP, County of Orleans

The County of Orleans, working in partnership with the New York State Department of State, is requesting proposals from qualified planning firms to prepare an update to a Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) for the three municipalities (Kendall, Yates, and Carlton) located along Lake Ontario. The updated LWRP will address issues such as community revitalization, erosion, transportation infrastructure, water quality, and harbor management. New York State MWBE goals apply to this project and consultants are encouraged to subcontract, form joint ventures and partnerships, and collaborate to assemble a consultant team that satisfies MWBE goals of 15% WBE and 15% MBE.

Inquiries: Sarah Gatti, Planner, Orleans County Department of Planning and Development, sarah.gatti@orleanscountyny.gov

Deadline: February 24th, 2017

RFP available in full at: http://bit.ly/KYC_RFP

(DEADLINE PASSED) Genesee County Housing Needs Assessment and Market Analysis

The Genesee County is interested in a Housing Needs Assessment and Market Analysis that will help housing providers, municipalities, Genesee County agencies and not-for-profit organizations to better understand existing housing market and the needs of residents. It will consider location of future housing opportunities in relation to Genesee County’s Smart Growth Development Areas and transportation connectivity to jobs and services. The study is intended to guide County and municipal housing policies and assist private and public housing providers to design projects that meet the housing needs of seniors, veterans, persons with disabilities and low- and moderate income households as well as the full spectrum of middle income (lower, middle, upper) households. This information will be used to update municipal comprehensive plans and help direct the development community to bring project proposals to the County that are appropriate to meet the demand.

Published Date: 01/13/2017       

Closing Date: 02/13/2017

Link: http://www.bidnetdirect.com/new-york/solicitations/open-bids/Genesee-County-Housing-Needs-Assessment-and-Market-Analysis/0000102865

See Also the Attached Document

(DEADLINE PASSED) Transportation Program Coordinator, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC) is seeking a full-time Transportation Program Coordinator to assist in the development and management of the Campus’s transportation and parking programs, which are designed to create a more efficient, safe, active and sustainable transportation and parking system on and around the Medical Campus.

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Community Development Planner (Housing), Ithaca, NY

The Ithaca Urban Renewal Agency (IURA) seeks a Community Development Planner to (1) prepare a housing strategy to increase the supply of housing affordable across all income levels and (2) manage the City’s annual $1 million HUD Entitlement Grant program. 

The position requires a motivated self-starter able to work effectively both in City Hall and in the community to collaborate and deliver successful projects that tangibly benefit the community. The IURA has championed several innovative programs and seeks an employee who will continue its record of innovation and accomplishment. 

A Master’s Degree and at least 2 years of public sector work experience is preferred. 

Salary: $54,000 + full benefits. Deadline: 1/20/17. 

Go to the website for more information: www.IthacaURA.org

La Marketa RFP, City of Rochester

The City of Rochester seeks proposals for the purchase and development of vacant land located within the La Marketa Urban Renewal District from qualified developers/teams to purchase and creatively improve the Site. The approximately 1.7 acre Site presents several City-owned parcels along N. Clinton Avenue, between Sullivan and Hoeltzer Streets. The Site comprises the majority of La Marketa URD in the El Camino neighborhood.

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Economic Development Specialist, The Partnership for Community Development

The Partnership for Community Development (PCD) is an enterprising non-profit serving the Hamilton, NY area. Established in 1998, the PCD works closely with our partners- the Village of Hamilton, the Town of Hamilton and Colgate University- to foster economic development and community vitality through imaginative community-based projects. 

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