April 6, 2017 – Senior Planner/Project Manager, AKRF (Manhattan)
AKRF, Inc. is seeking full-time Senior Planner/Project Manager for the NYC-based team. The ideal candidate will have familiarity and experience with the environmental review process and the preparation of documents pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) and New York City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR).
All applicants shall send a resume and cover letter to Jalfieri@akrf.com no later than May 1, 2017.
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April 5, 2017 – Part Time Assistant Planner, City of Long Beach Department of Planning & Economic Development
The City of Long Beach Department of Economic Development and Planning is offering a part-time assistant planner position. The job will provide an introduction to the field of planning with practical and substantive work experience, and the start of a professional network. The department is currently completing its Comprehensive Plan Update and Local Waterfront Revitalization Project Plan and starting a Zoning Update.
The position requires an immediate start and will be for up to 29 hours per week. The City’s work week is 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday with an hour for lunch, but there will be the additional need for some evening hours. There is some flexibility in the hours.
The candidate will learn about post-disaster planning on the local government level and the connections between land use, transportation, and thriving healthy, sustainable and resilient communities, gain experience in the planning profession, and build their skills in community engagement and organizing. We are looking for students or professionals with good academic qualifications. Previous experience with activism or civic engagement is very helpful. There will be the opportunity to also do some grant administrative work.
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March 1, 2017 – Planner & Senior Planner, Nelson, Pope & Voorhis, Suffern, NY
Nelson, Pope & Voorhis is an environmental planning consulting firm with offices in Melville, NY and Suffern, NY. In January 2017, the Turner Miller Group, a NY Metro Area planning firm based in Suffern, joined NP&V and we are now expanding our Hudson Valley office. Our firm has numerous municipal clients and NP&V provides environmental planning services that range from application review to long range comprehensive planning projects.
NP&V is seeking one or more qualified candidates to fill mid-level planning positions. The successful candidates for the position must have strong communication and analytical skills, work well in teams, and possess core proficiencies in English composition and public speaking skills. Spanish language and urban design proficiency will be considered positive qualifications but are not required.
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February 6, 2017 – Mid Level Energy/Environmental Planner, VHB (Hauppauge)
VHB’s growing Hauppauge, New York team is looking for a mid-level Energy/Environmental Planner to join our expanding Energy and Environmental practice. VHB’s passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.
The successful candidate will have professional experience in the environmental and energy industry, with direct experience working with energy utilities in the electric and/or natural gas markets along with experience in the renewable energy market areas (previous utility experience is highly desired). The Energy/Environmental Planner will work on projects requiring the preparation of documents and related environmental services in accordance with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), and New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) Article VII and Article X guidelines.
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To apply, please CLICK HERE to complete online application. Resume and writing samples are required; a cover letter is optional. Be sure to mark the source of application as “professional society job board”.
January 19, 2017 – Part-Time Grant Writer and Administrator, Glen Cove Community Development Agency
The Glen Cove Community Development Agency is seeking a Part-Time Grant Writer and Administrator. The applicant should have knowledge of state and federal grants including but not limited to researching, managing and coordinating grants, writing applications, grant project management and contract and/or Cooperative Agreement administration. Projects may include transportation, transit, public works, planning, and environmental.
Following awards, the Grant Management Specialist will monitor all phases of award through closing, including assessment of technical progress, report submissions, vouchering and performance. This position requires knowledge and skill in applying evaluative techniques to the identification and resolution of grants administration issues and knowledge of laws, regulations, procedures, agency policy, and other requirements that affect grant program administration.
- A college degree and possess a minimum of two years related work experience
- Have the ability to plan, organize and oversee multiple projects
- Able to work independently
- Be able to adjust schedules to meet grant/project deadlines and attend meetings (sometimes in the evening) as necessary
- Computer literate
- Excellent writing abilities
- Ability to multi-task and maintain attention to detail
Specific programmatic knowledge and experience in any or all of the following agencies a major plus: NYSDOS, NYSDOT, NYSDEC, DASNY, USEPA, HUD. Experience with the NYS Consolidated Funding Application preferred.
Approximately 20 hours per week
Salary commensurate with experience
References upon request
Writing sample not required but preferred
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Ann Fangmann, AICP, Executive Director
Glen Cove Community Development Agency
(Please no phone calls)
October 21, 2016 – Entry Level Planner, Town of Southold
PLANNER TRAINEE. The Town of Southold is seeking an Entry-level position in the Southold Town Planning Department. Join our team & make a difference; protecting the rural & agricultural heritage is one of many challenges to planning in Southold Town. Planner Trainees process subdivision & site plan applications, as well as assisting with long-range planning initiatives. Competitive salary & benefits. Must possess excellent speaking, organization, writing & computer skills. Requires Bachelor’s Deg., preferably in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Political Science, Geography, Environmental Studies, or related field. This is a provisional position: provisional Planner Trainee employees are hired with the provision that they take the next scheduled Planner Trainee Civil Service exam and score high enough to be within the top three willing acceptors of the position.
To apply, please send resume by November 14, 2016 to Town Clerk. P.O. Box 1179, Southold, NY 11971.
September 23, 2016 – Transportation Planner, L.K. McLean Associates, P.C.
L.K. McLean Associates (LKMA), a 75-person Consulting Engineering, Planning and Surveying firm located in Brookhaven, NY is looking for a Transportation Planner.
Please CLICK HERE for the full announcement and application instructions.
June 7, 2016 – SENIOR COMMUNITY PLANNER (LI), Governors Office of Storm Recovery
The New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program is seeking a Senior Community Planner for the Long Island office. New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR) Program, within the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR), is a $700 million+ grassroots planning and implementation program that empowers local residents and community leaders to directly impact their communities’ futures and create stronger, more resilient places to live and work. On Long Island, 22 NYRCR Communities—13 in Nassau and 9 in Suffolk—have been established, comprising 42 disaster-affected localities. Long Island NY Rising Communities are eligible to receive up to approximately $250 million to construct and implement projects in the NYRCR Plans. To learn more about the NYRCR Program and to view the NYRCR Plans, visit www.stormrecovery.ny.gov/nyrcr.
Please CLICK HERE for the full announcement.
April 20, 2016 – PLANNING INTERNSHIP at the City of Long Beach
The City of Long Beach Department of Economic Development and Planning is offering internship opportunities open to 3rd or 4th year undergraduate and graduate students on a voluntary or course credit basis during the summer of 2016. The program will provide interns an introduction to the field of planning with practical and substantive work experience, and the start of a professional network. The department is currently completing its Comprehensive Plan and Local Waterfront Revitalization Project Plan.
Please CLICK HERE for the full announcement.
March 18, 2016 – Long Island Regional Planning Council
The Long Island Regional Planning Council (LIRPC), desires to retain the services of qualified individuals for the position of Executive Director and Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP ) Program Manager.
Please CLICK HERE for the full announcement.
Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2016.
March 10, 2016 – Intern at the Suffolk County Water Authority
The Suffolk County Water Authority is seeking a part-time intern to work in the Central Pine Barrens Region of Suffolk County.
- Conduct ecological monitoring activities, including forestry data sampling;
- Conduct Southern Pine Beetle field data collection;
- Perform invasive species inventories and removal;
- Assist with planning and implementing ecological field projects such as ecological restoration, outdoor resource enhancement, erosion control, park improvements, and vegetation inventories;
- Perform related activities and miscellaneous clerical support as needed;
- Carrying out physical work activities associated with all assigned duties.
To view the full announcement and for information on how to apply, CLICK HERE.
Applications for this position will be accepted until March 25, 2016.
UPDATED March 10, 2016 – Town of Southampton Principal Planner
The Town of Southampton is seeking a professional planner in the Long Range Planning Division of the Department of Land Management.
Job Description: Specific duties include conducting research, analyze data and prepare reports, resolutions, findings, recommendations and environmental assessments in order to assist the Town Board in making decisions on a range of diverse development applications, especially Change of Zone applications. Review Environmental Impact Statements and be responsible for facilitating each phase of review in order to ensure Lead Agency compliance with SEQRA. In coordination with the Town Attorney’s Office, conduct research and write planning reports as needed in conjunction with Code amendments, planning initiatives and the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan and action items. Make oral presentations to the Town Board and Planning Board; facilitate community planning and design charrettes; assist the general public with counter and phone inquiries regarding land use regulations and development applications. Assist Current Planning as needed.
Applicants must have thorough knowledge and experience in the following areas: all phases of planning and zoning, principles, practices and methods of community and regional planning; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials and the general public; ability to analyze data and write reports; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Minimum qualifications for this position are: graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Political Science, Economics, Geography, Environmental Studies, Civil Engineering, or a related field, and four (4) years of experience in the field of community or regional planning; or graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree and five (5) years of experience in community or regional planning.
Additional relevant graduate level education from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.
The annual salary is $74,261.00
How to Apply: Please submit letter of interest, resume, salary history and work related references to: Town of Southampton, Human Resources, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968. Fax 631-287-5721 or email email@example.com
The Town’s closing date for applications is April 29, 2016
February 8, 2016 – Town of Southold GIS Internship (paid)
The Town of Southold is offering a paid internship in its Planning Department that will provide the successful applicant with experience working in a municipal planning office, and creating a new comprehensive plan for the town. The Town of Southold Planning Department provides short and long-range planning and land use assistance to the Southold Planning Board and the Southold Town Board.
The intern will assist with gathering, analyzing, and presenting data for the new plan in map format using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) geodatabases and ArcMap10 software, and in charts and tables using Microsoft Excel.
Minimum qualifications require that the applicant be well-versed in using GIS and ArcMap, and also be a graduate student or have graduated within the past year with a Masters or Doctoral degree.
Well-qualified undergraduate students with excellent GIS skills are encouraged to apply, however they will only be considered if we are not successful in finding a graduate student to fill the position.
10 weeks full time or up to 375 hours part time, starting any time from February through December, 2016
- Experienced with analyzing data in ArcMap (6 months preferably).
- Also experienced in producing maps in GIS, and charts/tables in Excel to display data analyses,
- Familiarity with demographic data, e.g. US Census.
- Successful completion of a project using GIS.
- Good interpersonal communication skills.
- Good writing skills.
The successful applicant will have to ability to work independently with little direction or supervision to complete the following tasks:
- Analyze data for the Comprehensive Plan Update using ArcMap (GIS) and proficient GIS skills and knowledge. Present findings in written and/or oral format, using excellent communication skills including writing and interpersonal.
- Produce map layouts in GIS to display data and data analyses in a clear and informative manner. Microsoft Excel charts and tables will also be required to be produced with existing knowledge of that software.
- Collect additional geographic and other data for the Comprehensive Plan Update and adding it to the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) ArcMap geodatabase
- Writing Metadata for any data collected and GIS analyses completed.
- Other related work as needed.
Send resume, and examples of work completed in GIS to:
Heather Lanza, AICP
Town Planning Director
Southold Town Planning
53095 Route 25
P.O. Box 1179
Southold, New York 11971
January 7, 2016 – Town of Babylon Office of Downtown Revitalization
The Town of Babylon Office of Downtown Revitalization seeks a Project Manager to guide the redevelopment of new and existing downtown areas within the Town of Babylon. The Project Manager will work on specific redevelopment projects within the Town, taking the process from initial community visioning and conceptualization through to implementation and build-out.
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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline to apply: January 29, 2016
August 3, 2015 – Make the Road New York (MRNY)
Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.
Make the Road New York is seeking a full-time Long Island Housing and Environmental Justice Organizer. The Long Island Housing Organizer will be responsible for:
- Outreach to tenants and homeowners
- Recruiting new members and conducting membership meetings
- Facilitating leadership development opportunities for participants and
- Working with the Long Island Coordinator to develop and move forward
campaigns in the following issue areas:
- Housing Quality to improve code enforcement practices in Nassau
and Suffolk Counties and carry out foreclosure support work
- Affordability to improve rent regulations and repeal vacancy
decontrol at the state level, and to push for inclusionary zoning
- Fair Housing/Discrimination to help develop a state-wide campaign
to protect against discrimination due to source of income
- Police Accountability to support our members who have been
discriminated by police departments in both counties and push for
police accountability and responsiveness to the needs of Long
Island’s growing Latino population
- Representing the organization in coalitions and campaign strategy
- Coordinating grassroots mobilizations, press rallies and other events
- Building relationships with community partners and elected officials
- Participating in team meetings at other MRNY offices (Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan)
The successful candidate must be committed to Make the Road New York’s mission and should have at least 2 years of experience of community or labor organizing work, an understanding of Long Island, strong interpersonal and communication skills, a commitment to social justice, and be open to working some evenings and some weekends. MRNY is a large, multi-faceted organization, and this position requires flexibility, a positive attitude, and hustle.
Applicants must have the ability to communicate in both Spanish and English. Candidate must have a driver’s license, reliable access to a car or commit to doing so within 1 month of hire, and ability to move easily between Nassau and
Suffolk counties and New York City. Long Island residents preferred. Salary will depend on relevant work experience and education. MRNY offers a generous benefit package including health insurance, maternity/paternity leave, and 401K.
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to LIHousingOrganizer15@maketheroadny.org
MRNY is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ individuals, and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: Wednesday August 12, 2015 COB
March 12, 2015 – VHB (Hauppauge)
VHB has an immediate need for an Environmental Planner in its Hauppauge, New York office. VHB is a passionate team of 1,000 professionals including engineers, scientists, planners, and designers. We are invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.
For more information and to view the full announcement, please click HERE.
January 16, 2015 – Glen Cove Community Development Agency [Internship]
- The Glen Cove Community Development Agency and Industrial Development Agency seeks the assistance of an intern for the Spring semester. The intern would assist the Agencies, with crossover to the Mayor’s office. We are seeking interns interested in environmental science, political science, communication, public administration, grant administration background who would like to get exposure to working in a local government office. It would be a non-paying internship, but we could offer a meal/travel stipend. The potential applicant could do the internship for credit or simply on an experiential basis. Schedule may be flexible.
- Interested interns may send a cover letter and resume via email to: Camille Byrne email@example.com
January 12, 2015 – Nassau County Soil & Water Conservation District
- The Nassau County Soil & Water Conservation District is seeking a part-time Conservation Technician to work under the direction of the District Manager and/or the Nassau County NCSWCD Board of Directors. He or she will be responsible for carrying out NCSWCD grant programs and will also have responsibilities associated with other NCSWCD program areas, including the New York State Agricultural Environmental Management Program.
- View the full announcement HERE
- To apply, please E-mail or Fax resume and cover letter to nassauSWCD@optonline.net or (516) 364-5861 or mail to the above address. Applications will be accepted starting January 5, 2015 and ending January 15, 2015.
April 10, 2014- RPA
- RPA is looking to hire a planner whose work will focus primarily on Long Island. The position description is below and posted RPA’s website at http://www.rpa.org/about/opportunities. Please forward this announcement to anyone who may be interested in the position. Candidates should go to the website or the hyperlink in the third paragraph below to complete the application.Regional Plan Association is seeking a talented urban planner to work on all aspects of community planning projects, including helping to develop and oversee project work plans, budgets and administration; researching and summarizing municipal master plans, vision plans and other land use plans and studies; compiling and analyzing land use, planning, zoning and other data; organizing and executing stakeholder meetings and community planning workshops; and writing draft and final policy documents and planning reports. The planner will focus primarily on Long Island, but may work on projects throughout the New York metropolitan region.Applicants should have several years of work experience and a relevant masters-level degree. Successful candidates will have excellent research, writing, organizational, presentation and project management skills and work well both in teams and independently in a fast-paced office environment. Familiarity with Long Island and experience working with local government officials and business and community leaders is preferred. Proficiency in ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite, or related software is also preferred. Salary will be commensurate with level of experience.Please submit your cover letter, resume, writing samples and any other relevant information here by April 28 and note in the comments section that you are interested in the Planner position. Applications without all attachments won’t be considered.RPA conducts research, advocacy and planning on regional and national priorities including open space and environmental sustainability, transportation, economic development and governance. Our team of talented professionals are passionate about developing and sharing ideas that foster thriving, healthy cities and communities.We are an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in New York City, with offices in Stamford, Conn., and Princeton, N.J. We encourage a challenging, collaborative and fun work environment. We also believe in work-life balance.RPA is a workplace that values diversity. Employment and promotional opportunities are equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
April 8, 2014- TOWN OF ISLIP
- The Town of Islip Department of Planning and Development is seeking a qualified professional for the position of Deputy Commissioner of Planning. Candidates should have a degree in urban planning, public administration or a related field and a minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible planning experience. Generally, four years in a supervisory capacity. AICP Certification is required, or an ability to obtain certification within one year. Preference may be given to applicants possessing qualifications above the minimum. Submit resume and references to: Town of Islip Department of Planning and Development, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751; Attn: Richard J. Zapolski Jr., P.E. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: (631) 224-5444.