Hartford Connecticut is Hiring!

HARTFORD IS HIRING (multiple positions) Hartford, Connecticut’s capital city, is experiencing a renaissance of cultural, commercial, and residential development in its neighborhoods and Downtown alike.  Mayor Luke Bronin has assembled a dynamic leadership team for the Department of Development Services, which oversees Planning, Economic Development, Community & Small Business Development, and Housing for the City.  We are involved in projects as large as a new minor league baseball stadium that will anchor the redevelopment of our urban center and as local as a new grocery store in one of our vibrant and diverse neighborhoods.  We treat all projects and clients with personal attention and genuine care.  Hartford’s Director of Planning & Economic Development is currently  recruiting Two Principal Planners, One Senior Project Manager, And An Executive Assistant.  Together with the existing staff of trained specialists, this team will:


  • Administer a new form-based zoning code enacted in January 2016
  • Engage with citizens, commissioners, developers, and community stakeholders to interpret the code and review upcoming development projects
  • Apply for, win, and administer grants that can bring about the visions set forth in the city’s master plan, economic development strategy, and neighborhood development plans
  • Facilitate transit-oriented development, especially near CTfastrak Stations
  • Refresh streetscapes in critical corridors, with a commitment to complete streets
  • Engage in tenant recruitment and retention
  • Assess, deploy and manage economic development incentives
  • Foster outstanding public transparency and efficiency of resources
  • Empower strong regional coordination and collaboration
  • Provide prompt and personal customer service in a team-based approach


We are interested in building a diverse team of motivated professionals with a keen eye for detail and relationship-building.  We work extremely hard and we smile incredibly often.  Together we:

“commit ourselves to building a Hartford that is the undisputed economic and cultural heart of this region of a million and a half people, and a Hartford in which every resident feels that they have a share in Hartford’s rise.”  Mayor Luke M. Bronin – January 2016

For more information or to apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hartfordct