This page provides information about opportunities for City & Regional Planning students
who are currently on the job market.
Full Time Listings
The Greater Memphis Chamber is seeking candidates for the following position:
Mid-South Regional Greenprint Coordinator
Partnered with the Memphis Chamber Foundation, the Memphis and Shelby County Office
of Sustainability seeks to hire a coordinator for a two-year grant funded position
to transition the Mid-South Regional Greenprint initiative from the HUD grant-funded planning phase to the initial phase of implementation.
The Greenprint coordinator will be an employee of the Greater Memphis Chamber. The
coordinator will report directly to a designated Chamber officer, and report daily
to the Administrator of the Memphis and Shelby County Office of Sustainability. Salary
for this position is $64,000 annually, plus benefits.
Implementation of the Greenprint network, short-term targets, and sub-planning demonstration
Continue coordination and education of Greenprint.
Development of long-term administration and funding strategy.
Identify and apply for implementation funds to connect and expand Greenprint network.
Utilize Funding Guide to pursue federal and state grants for implementation projects.
Coordinate with partner organizations to support existing efforts or lead new implementation
Develop project proposals to seek funding through MPOs and other dedicated funding
Identify new streams of funding and support for Greenprint network implementation.
Supervise and assist development of Greenprint corridor trail guidebooks with assistance
from graduate intern.
Conduct gap analysis in green space with emphasis on areas where public property exists.
Engage public partners to secure joint use agreements to increase neighborhood park
Develop resource documents and/or best practices repository to guide partners and
agencies in securing donations, easements, rights-of-way and regulatory approvals.
Coordinate continued meetings of the Mid-South Regional Greenprint Consortium.
Organize and lead quarterly meetings of the consortium.
Expand consortium membership and opportunities for plan implementation through outreach
and recruitment of related groups and initiatives.
Conduct public outreach to continue awareness and interest in Greenprint implementation.
Continue ongoing public outreach at neighborhood and regional level to keep public
informed about progress of Greenprint and how to get involved.
Prepare Semi-Annual report and disseminate to partner organizations.
Finalize the Greenprint advocacy toolkit under development by the Social Equity working
Promote use of Greenprint advocacy toolkit among community partners.
Work directly with neighborhood groups and leaders to educate individuals on the toolkit
and its intended use.
Track use of advocacy toolkit and outreach impact.
Research feasibility of funding options for implementation.
Utilize research from Greenprint Funding Guide to test feasibility of funding scenarios.
Conduct opinion research to understand viability of various funding scenarios.
Research best practices from other cities and regions on funding for connected green
Take steps toward establishment of funding sources to support implementation.
Initiate process to establish nonprofit central entity to guide implementation long-term.
Research and select model organizations/funding strategies for in-person consultation.
Team travel to selected cities to meet with model organizations to research history,
structure, and funding strategies.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university. Master’s degree
Minimum five years of related experience. Management experience preferred.
Fundraising or business development experience with a proven track record of success.
Travel approximately 10%.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
High energy, positive attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail.
Strong oral and written communication, including public speaking; demonstrated ability
to write clearly and persuasively.
Demonstrated ability to work with and respectfully engage diverse populations.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and thoroughly understand strategic development.
Proven ability to excel without direct supervision.
Direct experience working with government or private sector leaders.
A working understanding of federal, state and local regulations and policy regarding
planning and infrastructure.
Experience in the fields of planning, greenspace, transportation, urban design, economic
and/or community development is preferred.
Must possess passion, motivation, and commitment with a high level of organizational,
time management, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities and
Must possess excellent interpersonal and relationship skills, communicating with confidence.
Strong Microsoft Office skills.
Work is conducted in typical indoor office environment.
Requires occasional lifting (boxes, books, and paper).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear;
regularly uses hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls;
constantly reaches with hands and arms;
occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 30 pounds;
Regularly uses close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
All sections of the application must be completed to be considered for employment.
Thank you for your interest. You will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.
All applicants must complete the online employment application process. Apply Here.
Big Sky Economic Development (BSED) is seeking applicants for the position of:
Community Development Project Manager to manage Community Development and planning projects throughout Yellowstone Co.,
as part of the BSED team.
Ability to facilitate collaborative community projects which contribute to successful
business operations, job creation, and desirable quality of life. Working knowledge
of Federal, State & private grant/loan programs, planning, and urban renewal. Must
have excellent skills in grant writing, research, grant & project admin., reporting,
state & federal compliance, budgets, and financial management. Team-oriented communicator,
skilled in detailed, persuasive writing & public speaking. Bachelor’s Degree required
for Full-time salaried position with benefits.
Application materials available at www.bigskyeconomicdevelopment.org or by calling 406-256-6871.
Position open until filled, review of applications begins Dec. 10th.
- Letter of Interest
- Writing Sample (2 - 5 pages)
- Signed Application
Big Sky Economic Development
Community Development Project Manager Position
222 North 32nd Street, #200
Billings, MT 59101
The City of Beaverton, OR is seeking applicants for 2 planning positions.
The position of Planning Manager closes January 19, 2015 and the position of Planning Technician closed January 26, 2015.
Community Development Council of Greater Memphis/Livable Memphis is seeking candidates for the position of:
Community Engagement Coordinator/Driver
Community Development Council of Greater Memphis (CD Council) is a coalition of organizations
and individuals who support the development and redevelopment of safe, healthy, and
attractive neighborhoods. We are seeking a part-time contract staff member to coordinate
the activities of our innovative Mobile Porch program, including delivering it to
Built on top of an 18-foot trailer, the Mobile Porch is a ‘front porch on wheels’
that goes into the community to support a range of community engagement activities,
such as community surveys, clean ups, mini-planning efforts, and the like. The porch
is equipped with a variety of technology tools, including multiple tablet computers.
Under the direction of the executive director and Livable Memphis program staff, this
individual will be responsible for the following:
- Coordinate and schedule events for the porch throughout the year.
- Drive, maneuver, and set up (and remove) the porch and its technology at events. Remain
with the porch for the duration of the event, serving as CD Council staff and working
with partner organizations and members of the public.
- Help staff and partner organizations develop online surveys for public participation,
and load them onto tablet computers.
- Support the organization’s community engagement goals.
- Be an ambassador in the community for CD Council and its Livable Memphis program.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Ability to work weekend days and occasional weekdays or evenings;
- Ability to lift and move heavy items;
- Ability to work independently with minimal direction;
- Comfortable working with a wide range of individuals in a variety of neighborhoods;
Energetic and enthusiastic attitude;
- Flexible and able to resolve issues on the fly;
- Excellent personal communication skills;
- Interest in neighborhood revitalization; and
- Must be 21 years old with a TN drivers license, clean driving record, and the ability
to haul and maneuver an 18-foot trailer.
$20 per hour. Hours will vary by season and will range from 5 to 30 per month.
Interested candidates should send their resumes accompanied by a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org