Job Postings & RFPs
Community Development Specialist, Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission
Lincoln County is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Community Development Specialist in the Planning department. This full-time (40 hours per week) position provides economic development and community planning assistance, GIS data analysis, website maintenance, research, and administrative support to the Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with implementation of economic and community development projects, providing information and direct assistance to communities, businesses and organizations within Lincoln County, public outreach, education and communication, use of GIS software, research and analysis, grant preparation, and website and social media maintenance. Please submit resume and application to the Lincoln County Commissioners’ Office no later than 2 pm on Wednesday May 17, 2017. More info.
Senior Land Use Planner, Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG)
The primary responsibilities of the position include: developing and implementing the comprehensive planning and land use planning programs. Develops and implements state contracts and local fee-for-service agreements for comprehensive plans and land use ordinances. Serves as Agency's Growth Management coordinator for the State contracts on growth management and technical assistance. Provides comprehensive and land use planning technical assistance to municipalities. AVCOG provides a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested individuals should submit cover letter and resume by Monday, May 22, 2017. More info.
RFP: Phase 1 of Host Home Pilot and Feasibility Study
Housing Resources for Youth, a community organization in Midcoast Maine, seeks a consultant to study the feasibility of developing housing for homeless, or unaccompanied, students in the communities served by Mt. Ararat, Brunswick and Morse High Schools. More info.
Contract Planner, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument
The National Park Foundation, in partnership with the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, is seeking a 3-year community planner to assist with the development of a management plan for this new unit of the National Park Service. Planning in the National Park Service guides informed and insightful decisions that provide relevant and timely direction to park management, and informs future decision-making for each national park system unit in accord with its stated mission. Planning also provides methods and tools for resolving issues in ways that minimize conflicts and promotes mutually beneficial solutions - solutions that articulate how public enjoyment of the parks can be part of a strategy for ensuring that resources are protected unimpaired for future generations. Proposals are due by May 26, 2017 at 5 p.m. Eastern. More info.
Additional job listings within New England may be found on the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association's (NNECAPA) job page: http://nnecapa.org/blog/category/jobrfp-listings/.