Upcoming Webcasts

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http://www.ohioplanning.org/aws/APAOH/pt/sp/planning-webcast-series

Date

Title (Click on Title Link to Register)

Sponsor

CM #

02.22

New Federal Rules for Cell Towers Inside and Outside Rights of Way

Northern New England Chapter

9171558 LAW

03.01

Women in Planning: The Road to FAICP

Women and Planning Division

Pending

03.08

[Reserved/TBA] 

Transportation Planning Division

 TBA

03.22

The Next Evolution of Public Hearings

Colorado Chapter

Pending

03.29

Historic Preservation of African American Cemeteries

Mississippi Chapter

Pending

04.05

Regulating Historic Signs

County Planning Division

Pending

Job Opening: RFP - Town of Amherst Professional Planning/Grant Services

The Town of Amherst, NY seeks to undertake a robust planning program over the next few years requiring professional planning and design services. This will require highly qualified and experienced professional firms to assist with community inventory and analysis, comprehensive planning, formulation of area plans, urban design, drafting supporting development regulations, and performing grant services. The intent of this request is to award multiple term contracts to minimize individual project-based RFP/RFQ solicitations while providing efficient and effective project delivery to the residents of Amherst.  It is the Town's intent to select the top proposers to provide the best services and solutions to meet its needs.

If interested, specifications for the above listed projects may be obtained via e-mail from khalton@amherst.ny.us or at the Contract Compliance & Administration Office of the Town of Amherst between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.

Job Opening: Community Developer Trainee, New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR)

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) fosters the creation and preservation of high quality affordable housing, while working strategically to revitalize neighborhoods and communities throughout the Empire State.  Under the leadership of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Commissioner RuthAnne Visnauskas, HCR is a vibrant, innovative agency that integrates and leverages New York State’s housing resources.  We have offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo and Syracuse, and employ a diverse workforce of professionals who are hard-working and committed to serving low and moderate income families.  Our mission is far reaching, encompassing single and multifamily housing finance, home improvement, rent regulation, housing subsidies, and community development.  We partner regularly with a variety of public and private stakeholders.  

Achieving this mission requires a wide range of skills and backgrounds in public policy, administration, real estate, architecture, finance, law and many other areas of expertise.  We seek to provide a workplace environment that is productive, flexible, accountable, ethical and caring.  Our employees are empowered to make a difference where they live and work.  We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision, retirement and family-friendly policies.

For more information, see the Attached Document

RFP: John L. Edwards School Building Adaptive Reuse Feasibility Study

The City of Hudson is requesting proposals from qualified firms to complete an adaptive reuse feasibility study for the former John L. Edwards Elementary School (and property) located at 360 State Street, Hudson, New York, 12534, within the city limits.

We encourage consultants to look creatively at the entire property and to consider a wide range of options including, but not limited to, potential municipal use, and to propose only options with realistic possibilities for implementation that would benefit the City and County economically.

For more information, see the Attached Document.


Job Opening: Senior Planner, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council

The Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council (G/FLRPC) is seeking applicants for a fulltime position as a Senior Planner for planning and economic development.

The Senior Planner has both program and project responsibilities, assists in the success of the organization and has general responsibilities, organizational responsibilities, and performs other duties as assigned. 

Our mission is that G/FLRPC will identify, define, and inform its member counties of issues and opportunities critical to the physical, economic, and social health of the region. G/FLRPC will provide forums for discussion, debate, and consensus building, and develop and implement a focused action plan with clearly defined outcomes which include programs, personnel, and funding.

General responsibilities include an understanding of the mission of G/FLRPC and how it relates to its customers, programs/projects, and the organization; customer service; program and project development; process and product including meeting budgets, timelines, and deadlines; assistance with setting and measuring individual goals, objectives, strategies and tasks; and continuous and effective internal and external communication.

Program responsibilities include development and coordination assistance and support.  Use job knowledge, experience, and expertise along with organizational involvement, and project/planning responsibilities to assist and support program and project innovation and development.

Project responsibilities include technical support, initial project development, proposal identification and development, scoping and methodology, coordination, project management, stakeholder identification and involvement, data and information identification and acquisition, data and information research and analysis, product development including plans, reports, and related materials, planning process development and implementation, public, stakeholder and/or committee facilitation, participation, input, and integration, and development, delivery and/or attendance at presentations and meetings.

Organizational responsibilities may include assistance with development of organizational material, representing the organization at job related functions, seeking continuous improvement through training and professional development, identifying partnerships, and coordinating collaboration opportunities.

The primary role of the Senior Planner for planning and economic development is to act as lead or assist in the development and completion of programs and projects, consideration and coordination of projects and policies related to economic development and planning activities throughout the Region, and provide planning and economic development technical assistance.  The Senior Planner is expected to both develop and manage economic development and some planning projects including land use regulation and control, and work with other staff in their performance of planning, economic development, and data related projects. The ideal candidate will also have geographic information  systems, mapping, socio-economic and demographic data, databases, software, and data analysis skills.  Familiarity with software such as Microsoft Office Suite, general data visualization, and Adobe creative suite is preferred. 

The Genesee-Finger Lakes Region is a federally designated Economic Development District (EDD).  The main components of the G/FLRPC Economic Development program is to act as the planning agency for the Economic Development District and as such develop and implement the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), provide technical assistance in support to the regional economic development community, and development and involvement in other economic development related programs and projects.

A master’s degree in planning or related field preferred and two years acceptable experience or bachelor’s degree in planning or related field and five years acceptable experience (economics, statistics, public administration) with an emphasis in urban or regional planning.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to David Zorn at dave.zorn@gflrpc.org, or G/FLRPC, 50 West Main Street, Suite 8107, Rochester, NY 14614, and be available for an in-person interview.  This posting may change and will remain open until the position is filled. 

David Zorn
Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council
50 West Main Street, Suite 8107
Rochester, New York 14614
585-454-0190 x14
dave.zorn@gflrpc.org
www.gflrpc.org

Job Opening: Planner, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, Rochester, New York

The Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council (G/FLRPC) serves a nine county region (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates Counties) in central-western New York State.  

G/FLRPC is seeking a Planner to support the work of the Regional Planning Council including the Data, Technology & Resource Center and other general planning programs and projects.  Areas of responsibilities will include geographic information systems and remote sensing, IT support, socio-economic and demographic data research, analysis, and dissemination, Census related projects, as well as supporting work in the Economic Development and Regional, Local & Water Resources Planning, and Clean Energy Communities program components. A strong component will be geographic information systems, mapping, and working with socio-economic and demographic data, databases, software and data analysis.  General planning support is required.  Familiarity with software such as GIS, Microsoft Office Suite, general data visualization, and Adobe creative suite is preferred.  Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.  Interpersonal, organizational, computer, and team skills required. 

Send resume, cover letter, references, GIS portfolio, and salary requirements to David Zorn, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, City Place, 50 West Main Street, Suite 8107, Rochester, NY 14614, 585-454-0190 x14, (email is preferred) dave.zorn@gflrpc.org, or fax at 585-454-0191.  This posting may change and will remain open until filled.

Brief Description of Agency: (Mission Statement) G/FLRPC will identify, define, and inform its member counties of issues and opportunities critical to the physical, economic, and social health of the region. G/FLRPC will provide forums for discussion, debate, and consensus building, and develop and implement a focused action plan with clearly defined outcomes, which include programs, personnel, and funding.

The Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council three main program areas including Economic Development, Regional, Local & Water Resources Planning, and the Data, Technology & Resource Center and is the regional coordinator for the Clean Energy Communities program.  Programs and projects associated with the Economic Development area include the regional federal Economic Development District along with regional economic development coordination, revolving loan funds, strategic planning, development planning, and impact analysis.  Programs and projects associated with the Regional, Local & Water Resources Planning area include water resources planning (such as watershed, groundwater, source water, floodplain, green infrastructure, and stormwater); land use planning; municipal and strategic planning; hazard mitigation planning; resiliency; and training/workshops/conference development and coordination.  Programs and projects associated with the Data, Technology & Resource Center area include demographic and socio-economic data development and analysis; dissemination of data through the New York State Data Center and US Census Bureau Affiliate Programs; working on the Local Update of Census Addresses program to update the Census Master Address File; remote sensing; and a full service geographic information system. 

David Zorn
Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council
50 West Main Street, Suite 8107
Rochester, New York 14614
585-454-0190 x14
dave.zorn@gflrpc.org
www.gflrpc.org

Job Opening: Part-Time Planner, City of Geneva

The City of Geneva seeks a part-time planner (17.5 hours) to join the Office of Neighborhood Initiatives team.  The City of Geneva values an inclusive community where active resident engagement and community partner collaborations are celebrated. This position will be charged with leveraging the creativity and strengths of our citizens to forward the City’s Comprehensive Plan’s vision of being a Beautiful, Prosperous, Equitable, Connected and Sustainable community. Applicants who are Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply. For more details, please see:

http://cityofgenevany.com/wp-content/uploads/Planner-part-time.pdf

Job Opening: Planner, Saratoga County

This is professional work involving the preparation and completion of planning and zoning studies in support of planning projects. A great deal of a Planner's time will be spent in the preparation of charts, maps, and narrative reports. Duties are performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning or a senior staff member with some leeway allowed in conducting professional research and public surveys. Performs related duties as required.

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Job Opening: Land Use Planner: Laberge Group

Laberge Group based in Albany, New York has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and talented land use planner.  The preferred individual will have significant experience in the local land use approval process and shall possess the skills to take a lead role in managing tasks. We are looking for a planner who can communicate well (written and verbally), has a strong technical aptitude, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment. 

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RFP: Town of Amherst Professional Planning/Grant Services

The Town of Amherst, NY seeks to undertake a robust planning program over the next few years requiring professional planning and design services. This will require highly qualified and experienced professional firms to assist with community inventory and analysis, comprehensive planning, formulation of area plans, urban design, drafting supporting development regulations, and performing grant services.

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Job Opening: Senior Planner, Livingston County Planning Department

This is professional planning work involving responsibility for the performance of a variety of municipal, regional or community planning assignments which may include responsibility for the administration or coordination of grant funded or state-mandated programs, the design and implementation action of specific planning studies or functioning as team leader for major planning projects.

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Job Opening: Planning Project Manager- Environmental Design & Research

Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, & Environmental Services, D.P.C. (EDR) is seeking a versatile, team-oriented Project Manager to join our Planning Group. The qualified Planning Project Manager will have at least a BS/BA degree in planning or related field and 7 years of experience in community, environmental, and land use planning and regulation.

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Job Opening: Principal Planner, The City of Saratoga Springs

The City of Saratoga Springs, New York seeks a highly motivated, engaging, and technically-educated planning professional to assist the City in its planning goals as Principal Planner. This individual reports directly to the Administrator of Planning and Economic Development and requires a high level of professional expertise and performance in planning, assigning, reviewing, coordinating, facilitating and undertaking a variety of complex planning tasks.

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Job Opening: Community Developent Manager, Laberge Group

Laberge Group based in Albany, New York has an opportunity for a motivated and talented community development manager experienced in grant writing, management, and community/economic development programs for public and private sector clients. This individual will work collaboratively with our existing award winning team to assess and identify grant opportunities for our current and potential clients, as well as develop and administer some grants themselves.

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NYS Civil Service Job Openings: Professional Career Opportunities exam

Attention young planners! Taking the Professional Career Opportunities exam opens the door to a variety of NYS civil service jobs related to environment, housing, climate policy, coastal resources, economic development and transportation to name a few. Sign up today.

https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc/26-570.cfm?fbclid=IwAR23cNX6LgTzRCFeO50ONRJg0BDyz4vcUwA4y-YX3-RRzFMyJTKrk3earOc

For a full list of jobs, see this page https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/types/oc/pco-titles.cfm

Job Opening: Chief and Principal Planner, Oneida County Department of Planning

Oneida County Department of Planning currently has several positions open, which require a motivated, engaging, and technically educated planning professional. The individual selected will contribute to a diverse planning work program, conduct technical research, assist with public engagement, collaborate with partner agencies, coordinate internal and external projects, supervise department staff, and contribute to the overall advancement of the planning program.

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