The Town of Woodbridge seeks a part-time Planner.
This position reports to the Administrative Officer/Director of Finance and performs complex professional planning work including in the development, modification and administration of the Town’s Plan of Conservation and Development, the creation of a plan to determine long-term use for the Town-owned former Country Club of Woodbridge, the revitalization of the Town’s business district, and the creation of an affordable housing plan.
Works closely with local boards and commissions and organizations to prepare and implement strategic planning. Reviews projects and site plans and provides pre-development assistance. Conducts and participates in surveys and special studies. Prepares preliminary studies and recommendations on redevelopment and land use of park facilities, public and commercial buildings. Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on land use, physical, social & economic issues. Reviews and studies appropriate federal, state and local legislation as it affects development, redevelopment and planning programs. Prepares professional reports and makes presentations to land-use boards and commissions, which includes night meetings. Provides information to the public regarding development regulations, reviewing building plans, and zoning permit applications to assure compliance. Prepares client-ready memos, reports, presentations and talking points. Performs related work as required.
The hours of this position are approximately 10-15 per week.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Knowledge of principles and planning of modern city planning.
• Knowledge of urban and rural geography.
• Knowledge of Federal and State laws as they pertain to city planning or redevelopment.
• Knowledge of the fundamentals of civil engineering and architecture.
• Ability to analyze data and prepare work program recommendations.
• Ability to perform a wide variety of complex planning work under minimum supervision.
The ideal candidate would meet the following:
Bachelor’s Degree with major work in city planning, public administration, engineering or a closely related field AND six (6) years of planning or redevelopment experience.
A Master's degree in City Planning from an accredited college or university recognized by the American Institute of Planners may be substituted for part of the experience requirements.
Qualified individuals are to submit their application and related materials to The Town of Woodbridge, 11 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525, Attention: Anthony F. Genovese, Administrative Officer / Director of Finance. Electronic submissions are acceptable to email@example.com. The Town of Woodbridge is an equal opportunity employer.