Now Hiring: This Week’s Job Postings



A mess of job postings right before the new year. Go get ’em!

1) Program Manager – Philadelphia Housing Authority – Philadelphia

2) Superstorm Sandy Planning and Policy Analyst – Fair Share Housing Center, Inc. – Cherry Hill, NJ

3) Environmental Transmission Line Permitting Project Manager – CH2M HILL – Philadelphia

4) Senior Director, Development – PREIT – Philadelphia

5) Investigative Team – Office of the Inspector General – Philadelphia

6) Deputy Director of National Service Programs – Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service (MOCEVS) – Philadelphia

7) Transportation Planning Intern – Office of Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Planning – Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – Philadelphia

8) Senior Planner for Natural Resources – Brandywine Conservancy – Chadds Ford, PA NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

9) Senior Transportation Planner / Utility Planner – SEDA-Council of Governments – Lewisburg, PA

10) County Planning Specialist – Cumberland County Planning – Carlisle, PA

11) Resiliency Managers – The College of New Jersey – Ewing, NJ

12) Planning Director – Borough of State College – State College, PA

13) Natural Lands Intern – Winterthur Museum & Gardens – Winterthur, Del.

14) Park Manager – Central Philadelphia Development Corporation – Philadelphia

Full descriptions after the jump!

1) Program Manager – Philadelphia Housing Authority – Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Housing Authority, America’s fourth largest public housing authority and leader in real estate development and property management is seeking a Program Manager – Program Development in the Capital Projects and Development Department and the Philadelphia Housing Authority Development Corporation (PHADC).



*Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Real-Estate, Planning, Public Administration, Social Administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
*Master’s degree preferred.

*6 to 8 years of supervisory and administrative experience in community organizing, developing affordable housing, and/or addressing distressed public housing.

*Or, any equivalent combination of education and experience determined by the Human Resources Department.
· Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration as they relate to the management and administration
· of a revitalization program.

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of HUD, PHA, housing residents, and the community at large.

· Ability to motivate, maintain, and coordinate effective working relationships among the various staff within the program to pull the project together.

· Ability to prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports on the program’s progress and report status to representatives of HUD, PHA, housing residents, and the community at large.

· Considerable knowledge of community development as it pertains to modernization, social services, and economic development.

· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

· Ability to address large audiences.

This position is responsible for managing and communicating revitalization program objectives and activities. This includes supervising a staff of technical and administrative employees, coordinating activities within the program, monitoring the program progress, as well as maintaining contact with the community and housing residents. This position reports to the Executive Vice President, Capital Projects and Development.

· Makes decisions that commits respective program to action beyond routine matters.

· Coordinates the technical and administrative activities of staff; reviews reports and activities for timeliness, accuracy of actions, and problems incurred; monitors work performed and solves most complex problems.

· Coordinates the implementation of the programs such as the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LITC),New Market Tax Credits (NMTC), HUD HOPE VI, HUD Choice Neighborhoods Initiatives and various other programs. Outlines project requirements, assigns tasks, and supervises progress to ensure that objectives are being met.

· Monitors expenditures and ensures that they are in accordance with planning requirements, schedules, and program objectives. Ultimately responsible for performance, budget outcomes, and final results that do not meet assigned goals and objectives.

· Responsible for program’s compliance with applicable regulations and program requirements.

· Coordinates activities with all concerned resident groups which the program affects. Meets on regular basis with various groups to keep informed of concerns, exchange information and promote understanding of program initiatives and activities.

· Represents program as a spokesperson by preparing special reports and draft press releases.

How to Apply
Email letter and resume to joseph.loyden@pha.phila.gov
PHA is an EOE – M/F/D/V

Philadelphia residency is required within 6 months of hire date.

2) Superstorm Sandy Planning and Policy Analyst – Fair Share Housing Center, Inc. – Cherry Hill, NJ
Professional Area:
Community Development and Redevelopment
Planning Law
Information Technology / GIS

Fair Share Housing Center

Cherry Hill, NJ
Fair Share Housing Center, Inc. (FSHC) is seeking applicants for the position of Superstorm Sandy Planning and Policy Analyst. FSHC, founded in 1975, is a small non-profit public interest organization that works to enforce theMount Laureldoctrine, which requires that every town in New Jersey provide for its fair share of homes that low- and moderate-income people can afford. The Superstorm Sandy Planning and Policy Analyst will be a key player in a small team that works together onMount Laurelenforcement and related litigation and policy advocacy, much of which in the coming year will be impacted significantly by the response to Hurricane Sandy. FSHC has worked since Sandy hit with impacted communities as a leading advocate for equitable and transparent recovery, advocating for fair allocation of federal rebuilding dollars throughout New Jersey.

The position will involve a diverse range of skills including data analysis, writing, and collaboration with a broad range of other organizations to advance successful strategies for equitable rebuilding after Sandy. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in dealing with complex and fast-changing situations and using knowledge in a broad range of forums and settings to protect the rights of lower-income people and people of color, in the particularly challenging environment of disaster recovery.

Position Responsibilities


The position will involve (all percentages approximate and may shift depending on needs):

– Analysis of data on the housing needs from Superstorm Sandy and how rebuilding programs have met or have failed to meet those needs, and related housing data (35%);

– GIS mapping of relevant data (20%);

– Written policy analysis of data, mapping, and related issues for community groups, media, and other audiences (20%);

– Presentations and other communications around data and mapping (10%);

– Social media and online communications regarding Superstorm Sandy (15%).


Education and Experience: Demonstrated experience that shows the ability to apply skills in a wide range of contexts to advance the interests of lower-income people and people of color. Background in working with community groups and public policy and advocacy work, preferably in New Jersey. Understanding of land use and housing policy issues preferable. College degree in a relevant field; planning and/or public policy degree preferred; experience in the field may be substituted for education.
Abilities: Qualified applicants will possess the following abilities:
Strong experience in data analysis and GIS and the ability to think outside the box to achieve results for lower-income people;
Excellent relationship-building skills, and ability to translate relationships into strong public action at the local, state, and national levels.
Interest and experience in working with a diverse array of groups and individuals to build public support and involvement on local and state levels.
This work will involve some travel within New Jersey, and occasional travel out of state. Car, license, and valid insurance required.
Strong written and oral communication and media skills.
Support for and understanding of the principles of our work.
Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.


FSHC offers a competitive salary commensurate with a candidate’s background and skills and benefits including medical/dental insurance, holiday/vacation/sick leave, and travel reimbursement.


The position will be based at FSHC’s offices in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, with much of the work outside the office. We may be open to someone who would be based in another part of New Jersey several days a week.

How to Apply


Fair Share Housing Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color, women, and people with disabilities. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, resume with references, writing sample (preferably something you have written previously on an issue of public policy, social justice, or planning), and if available sample of GIS work you have done via e-mail to jobs@fairsharehousing.org by December 20, 2013; we may or may not consider applications submitted after that date. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted on a rolling basis until position filled; our intention is for the successful candidate to begin work by mid-January 2014.

3) Environmental Transmission Line Permitting Project Manager – CH2M HILL – Philadelphia

Postal Code: 19103
Requisition #: 51776BR
Employment Type: Full Time
Travel Percentage: 51% to 75%
Last Updated: 2013-12-16

For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations, working on the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Through these challenging projects, we develop our people — who transform complex and creative ideas into reality, every day. Join us and together we can work to build a sustainable world. We support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development, a positive work life balance and undeniably cool engineering projects. Join employee-owned CH2M HILL and discover why our diverse team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading employers and repeatedly recognized as a best place to work in the U.S.
Environmental Jobs at CH2M HILL

Today, the importance of environmental stewardship is unprecedented. As businesses go “Green” and society becomes more proactive, your role inCH2M HILL’s Environmental Group provides opportunities to participate in projects that will protect the Earth’s natural resources. We help our clients in both government and industry markets safeguard and restore natural resources as cost-effectively as possible. Overall it is a monumental task, but with each day, we have the opportunity to limit our footprint. Ready? Let’s Get to Work
Description and Desired Qualifications

CH2M HILL Environmental Electric Transmission Line Permitting Project Manager Jobs – Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, and Houston, TX

The challenge? Provide electric transmission line environmental permitting expertise for our rapidly growing siting, licensing and permitting practice. Our Electric Transmission Line Permitting Project Manager careers provide you with the opportunity to work on projects with our nationally-coordinated team, with particular emphasis on projects in the northeast, midwest, and Texas geographies. Each day, as a Project Manager , you will be the face of CH2M HILL with the responsibility for developing project work and leading project teams in all phases of the execution and delivery of transmission line projects . You should be a self-motivated professional with 10 years of successful experience, have a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, or Planning, and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each project delivered on behalf of our clients.

Our Electric Transmission Line Project Managers:
Are self-motivated to make contacts with prospective clients and helping them develop growth strategies, and involved in working directly with clients to understand and meet their expectations, and leverage work to develop further or follow-on business opportunities for the firm Lead project teams in all phases of the execution and delivery of small to medium-sized transmission line projects, as well as assisting Senior Project Managers with large-scale transmission line projects
Demonstrate experience and a working knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and/or state permitting requirements and deliverables as related to transmission line projects
Have specific duties which include planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, safety, and coordination of subcontractors and internal technical and support staff
Serve as a technical resource as well as directly contribute to the technical delivery of the project deliverables
Have direct experience in the siting and licensing process for transmission line projects and prior experience in managing related tasks or projects
Demonstrate technical competence and project experience in natural, cultural or socioeconomic resource fields applicable to transmission siting and licensing or environmental permitting projects
Additional Information:

This position has the flexibility to be located in a variety of CH2M HILL offices, working as part of our nationally-coordinated electric transmission line permitting service area CH2M HILL will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa, etc) to fill this position.
Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Planning, Science, or Engineering
10 years of experience in the energy-related siting and licensing field in the United States, including prior experience in managing tasks or projects for electric transmission line permitting
Demonstrated project management skills and technical background and ability for transmission line permitting projects
Understanding of, and experience with, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and/or state / local permitting requirements for transmission lines
Client development skills and strong written/verbal communications are essential for this position
Ability to integrate commercial, technical and execution aspects of project delivery into a full package for client satisfaction and CH2M HILL success
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Environmental Planning, Science, or Engineering
15 years experience in the energy-related siting and licensing field and including prior experience in managing tasks or projects for transmission line projects
Proven team leadership and management skills; along with the ability to serve as the primary client contact on assigned projects
Experience managing the overall delivery of projects including; project planning and controls, financial management, change management, risk management, and contract/subcontract management
Degree Required

Bachelors or 4 Year Degree
Preferred Years of Experience

What you will find

At CH2M HILL, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M HILL. Ready? Let’s get to work.

Developing People through Challenging Projects
CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

4) Senior Director, Development – PREIT – Philadelphia
DEPARTMENT: Development
REPORTS TO: Senior Vice President, Development

The Senior Development Director will be responsible for overseeing the development/redevelopment process from conceptualization through occupancy consistent with schedule and budget. Responsibilities will include handling entitlements, easements, funding approvals, and governmental relations. In addition, the Senior Development Director will assume additional project responsibilities as the company maintains an active and constant redevelopment pipeline.

The Sr. Development Director will:

Handle entitlement/zoning process and manage consultant team
Work closely with team – Legal, Leasing, Construction, Asset Management, Finance and Marketing to insure that projects are brought to completion on time as designed and all issues and concerns are addressed immediately.
Manage due diligence efforts for the project and maintain all appropriate documentation.
Maintain control of all expenditures to ensure conformance with project budget
Approve all construction and development/redevelopment costs for payment and makes design decisions affecting operating costs
Establish project development/redevelopment schedules and evaluate performance within schedules, making necessary revisions where appropriate
Oversee project team members to ensure compliance with project expectations
Keep Senior Executives informed regarding development/redevelopment direction, management issues, and project decisions
Qualified Applicants will have:

Minimum of 7 to 10 years of Development and/or Redevelopment experience
Civil Engineering or Architectural Degree
Strong analytical skills
Capability of developing and executing strategic redevelopment plans, understanding the financial implications of the development/redevelopment process
Strong leadership skills with the ability to work in a team environment
Exceptional follow-through and organization skills
Demonstrated ability to support or lead initiatives as assigned or requested
Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing, with all levels of management, team members, outside legal counsel, bankers, merchants, contractors, architects, and etc.
Excellent presentation skills.
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to manage business partnerships with multiple vendors

Philadelphia, PA
Corporate Office

Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply for a position with PREIT please send resume to:

Fax (215) 735-5286 or
PREIT/HR Department
200 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

5) Investigative Team – Office of the Inspector General – Philadelphia
The Inspector General’s Office is searching for talented individuals with investigative experience. The investigations section conducts both criminal and administrative investigations into the performance of governmental officers, employees, functions and programs, and may issue subpoenas in furtherance of its investigations to detect misconduct, inefficiency and waste within the programs and operations of City government.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree supplemented by one year of experience in investigations of criminal or fraudulent activity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid State of Pennsylvania driver’s license is required, as well as the availability to work any duty watch.
Audit Team
The Inspector General’s Office is searching for talented individuals with experience in auditing and/or forensic accounting. The audit section of the OIG works together with OIG investigators and conducts independent forensic audits of City departments and programs and works proactively to identify waste, inefficiencies, and problems that could lead to large and unnecessary costs.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree supplemented by one year of experience in the conduct of investigations of criminal or fraudulent activity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid State of Pennsylvania driver’s license is required, as well as the availability to work any duty watch. Professional certification as a public accountant or internal auditor or equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred.
Send Us Your Resume
The Inspector General’s Office always welcomes resumes from experienced, qualified individuals. You may submit your application and we will keep your materials on file as vacancies become available.


or Send by Mail:

Office of the Inspector General
The Curtis Center
601 Walnut Street, Suite 300 East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

*Applicants must become residents of the City of Philadelphia within six months if hired.

6) Deputy Director of National Service Programs – Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service (MOCEVS) – Philadelphia
Job Description

The Deputy Director of National Service Programs is a new position intended to lead efforts to
align programs and leverage partnerships within the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and
Volunteer Services (MOCEVS). Specifically, this individual will be responsible to provide
strategic and supervisory support to two key programs within MOCEVS: Foster Grandparents
Program and the SERVE Philadelphia VISTA Corps. The position reports to the Chief Service

Characteristics of a successful applicant include: a minimum of three to five years of work
experience in government and/or non-profits; experience in managing programs, including
developing and monitoring budgets, supervising staff and ensuring program impact; experience
coalition building, fundraising and reporting to funders on program activities; excellent oral and
written communications, critical thinking, and problem solving skills; ability to create and
oversee the implementation of realistic action plans; ability to anticipate and meet deadlines; and
an ability to build and work as team. Experience with National Service programs and/or
navigating City government systems is a plus but not required.

This position will have two direct reports, the Foster Grandparents Program (FGP) Director and
the SERVE Philadelphia VISTA Leader.

Duties include:
 Identifying opportunities to strengthen programs, create and/or enhance implementation
strategies, and work with a diverse team to implement action plans;
 Identifying new partners and funding streams to support MOCEVS’s National Service
programs and oversee the process to obtaining those new resources, in particular Foster
Grandparents and the SERVE Philadelphia VISTA Corps;
 Provide budgetary oversight, including approval of expenditures, and work with the Fund
for Philadephia and the City’s Finance Department to track program income and
 Provide strategic support to key MOCEVS initiatives and programs and help resolve
challenges as they arise;
 Oversee efforts to report to current funders, submit grant applications, and manage funder
 Manage professional development for staff;
 Oversee the process of managing Foster Grandparent Program participants’ timesheets
and ensuring stipend payments are issued on time;
 Serve as a liason to key partners including City departments, community advocates,
neighborhood organizations, and funders;
 Other duties as assigned.
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to Catie Wolfgang at
SERVEPhiladelphia@phila.gov not later than Wednesday, December 18th. Applications will be
reviewed and interviews conducted on a rollling basis.

7) Transportation Planning Intern – Office of Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Planning – Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – Philadelphia

Job Category Transportation Planning
Job Level Internship (none)
Salary Range Paid position commensurate with education and experience.

Job Description
DVRPC’s Office of Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Planning conducts planning studies on topics that require a multifaceted approach. The successful candidate will provide assistance on a variety of projects, including—for example—the Alternatives Development for Roosevelt Boulevard Transit Investments, Primos Station Area Access and Development Opportunities Planning, and Trenton Downtown Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan projects (specific project assignments will depend on timely project needs).

Work tasks will primarily include creative design, mapping, and illustration work on project issues and context. The intern will have the opportunity to develop project ideas and conduct tasks independently, but under close supervision in the context of the broader project. This kind of work benefits from the ability to think analytically, visually, and spatially, and requires a strong interest in livability and “green” transportation as well as proficiency with mapping (ArcGIS) and design (Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign) software.

• Participates in ongoing project meetings and plan development.
• Develops maps, graphics, and illustrations for presentations and reports.
• Prepares written summaries of analysis and research for use at meetings and in reports.
• Assists with the conduct of fieldwork and/or transit passenger surveys as required.

• Strong interest in transportation planning and transportation policies.
• Demonstrated ability to write well and with a high attention to detail.
• Strong computer skills, especially in ArcGIS software and with Adobe Design software.
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

This position requires a commitment of at least 15.0 hours per week from January through May, 2014.

Contact Information
Contact Name Beth Wichser
Phone 215-592-1800
Fax 215-592-9125
Email resumes@dvrpc.org
Website www.dvrpc.org/HumanResources/Internships.htm
Postal Address 190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106

8) Senior Planner for Natural Resources – Brandywine Conservancy – Chadds Ford, PA

Job Category Environmental and Natural Resources Planning
Job Level Mid II (4-8 years)
Salary Range Competitive salary and benefits, EOE
AICP Certification Desirable

Job Description
Senior planner sought to provide innovative planning assistance with emphasis on natural resource protection/restoration to southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware municipalities as part of the Brandywine Conservancy’s highly successful municipal assistance program.

Responsibilities include client cultivation, proposal writing, project management, research and technical report writing, mapping and analysis, site assessments, grant writing and administration, and public outreach/communication. Experience in writing and implementing regulatory ordinances a plus, as well as practical skills in one or more of the following: reforestation, open space preservation, green infrastructure, or biodiversity.

Position requires a Bachelor’s and advanced degrees in planning, environmental sciences, natural resource management, landscape architecture or landscape restoration. Must have strong personal initiative, organizational skills, demonstrated interpersonal and written communication skills, and a passion to make a difference. Requires attendance at evening and occasional weekend meetings, and ability to work in the field and nurture volunteers.

Contact Information
Contact Name Meredith Mayer
Email mmayer@brandywine.org
Website www.brandywineconservancy.org
Postal Address Environmental Management Center
Brandywine Conservancy
P.O. Box 141
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

9) Senior Transportation Planner / Utility Planner – SEDA-Council of Governments – Lewisburg, PA

Job Category Transportation Planning
Job Level Mid II (4-8 years)
Salary Range Open

Job Description
SEDA-COG is seeking to fill a Senior Transportation Planner/Utility Planner position.

Responsibilities for the position include preparing transportation plans and updates; special studies; land use coordination and analysis, in support of an eight-county Metropolitan Planning Organization; facilitation of stakeholder groups; and involvement in regional activities to expand the utilization of natural gas, within a three-county area.

Must be self-motivated; able to work with local, state and federal government officials; have excellent facilitation, moderation, and writing skills; strong analytical skills; and knowledge of the principles and practices of transportation planning. A working knowledge of GIS software, especially ArcView or ArcInfo, is desirable.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in community or regional planning, public administration, engineering, or a related field, with a minimum of two years transportation and/or utility planning experience. The preferred candidate will have a Master’s Degree; specific knowledge of transportation planning; a background in utility coordination; and a working knowledge of GIS software.

Position includes competitive salary; excellent benefits package.

Submit resume and cover letter stating salary expectations by December 20, 2013 to Rose Orner, SEDA-Council of Governments, 201 Furnace Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837 or via e-mail (rorner@seda-cog.org).

SEDA-COG is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information
Contact Name Rose Orner
Email rorner@seda-cog.org
Website www.seda-cog.org
Postal Address 201 Furnace Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837

10) County Planning Specialist – Cumberland County Planning – Carlisle, PA
Job Level Mid I (1-4 years)
Salary Range Open
AICP Certification Preferred

Job Description
To develop and implement countywide planning projects and initiatives that promote economic development, protect our natural resources, provide transportation choices, and offer a variety of housing opportunities.

1. Assists in developing, updating, and implementing the Cumberland County Comprehensive Plan.
2. Performs compliance reviews for subdivision and land development plans, ordinance amendments, and erosion and sedimentation control plans.
3. Provides direct technical assistance to Cumberland County municipalities for requested transportation, land use, environmental, and community planning projects.
4. Prepares model zoning and planning documents on contemporary planning topics.
5. Provides staff support to the Cumberland County Blighted Properties Reinvestment Board.
6. Assists in developing, updating, and implementing the Cumberland County Hazard Mitigation Plan.
7. Assists in developing, updating, and implementing the Cumberland County Stormwater Management Plan.
8. Collects and analyzes census, economic, and demographic data for Cumberland County.
9. Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze planning related data for Cumberland County.
10. Drafts original reports, data summaries and prepares material for printing.

1. Attends meetings, training, and seminars as required to retain professional experience and certifications.
2. Carries out various special projects or special assignments as required.
3. Performs other job-related duties as required.

Contact Information
Contact Name Kirk Stoner
Phone 717-240-5381
Fax 717-240-6517
Email kstoner@ccpa.net
Website www.ccpa.net
Postal Address 310 Allen Road, Suite 101
Carlisle, PA 17013

11) Resiliency Managers – The College of New Jersey – Ewing, NJ
Job Category Planning Management, Budgeting and Finance
Job Level Mid II (4-8 years)
Salary Range Open

Job Description
The Sustainability Institute at the College of New Jersey seeks two (2) motivated individuals to join our team working on the Sustainable Jersey Resiliency Network as Resiliency Manager. SI@TCNJ is a “think and do” tank that works to advance understanding and implementation of best practices that will lead to sustainable development.

The Resiliency Manager is a skilled planner/ project manager who will assist local governments with Sandy recovery and resiliency planning within a region (or service area), as part of a statewide network of on-the-ground recovery managers and resiliency managers. Resiliency Managers will act as circuit-riders as part of a network serving all the municipalities in New Jersey, with each Manager covering a specific region. The Resiliency Manager will inventory municipal needs, provide direct assistance and connect municipalities to a “network” of public and private support and technical assistance.

In addition to coordinating municipal needs with resources, the Resiliency Manager will report regularly on municipal recovery progress, as well as gaps in available tools and resources. This feedback will inform the work of state, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), and federal entities in policy development and research. The impact of this position will be to support the post-Sandy recovery throughout New Jersey, especially in the most vulnerable communities, and to accelerate the development and deployment of the next generation of best practices for resiliency to climate change.

• Minimum of 2 years experience in planning, public administration, economic and community development or city administration
• College degree in Planning, Economic Development, Public Administration or related field; or, five years of related work experience.
• Demonstrated communications skills (written and public)
• Ability to multitask; be self-starter

Preferred qualifications:
• Knowledge of New Jersey’s housing, economic and community development programs and experience or general understanding of local government structure and land use planning;
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint
• Understanding of state and local public administration and finance
• Experience with grant writing; knowledge of creative public financing

About the Institute
The Sustainability Institute at the College of New Jersey manages a number of cutting edge research and outreach programs focused on sustainable development, including the award winning Sustainable Jersey Certification Program, a USEPA Climate Showcase Communities Project, and the Program on Mobility and Community Form. Our mission is to advance sustainable development through research, outreach, and training. We work with local, state, and federal government, as well as the private sector, to help decision makers develop better capacity to understand the long term consequences of their actions.

For additional information on the Resiliency Network please go to:

Interested candidates should send a resume, letter of interest, three (3) professional references to be contacted and writing samples demonstrating research and communication skill to Sustainability Institute at TCNJ, Attention: Linda Weber, Resiliency Program Director at jobs@tcnj.edu. Please include name, job title and posting number in the subject line. Email submissions are strongly preferred. Cover letters can be addressed to Sustainability Institute at TCNJ, Attention: Linda Weber, Resiliency Program Director. Resumes will be considered through December 31, 2013. Resumes received after that date will only be considered if a suitable applicant has not been identified.

The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans as well as paid leave time and tuition savings programs.

Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

The College of New Jersey, a highly selective, comprehensive residential institution, is recognized as one of the outstanding colleges in the country. Its 289 acre tree-lined campus, located in suburban Ewing Township between New York and Philadelphia, draws upon the rich scholarly, scientific and cultural resources of the region. There are approximately 5900 undergraduate students and 900 graduate students enrolled at The College.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Contact Information
Contact Name Linda Weber
Email jobs@tcnj.edu
Postal Address Attn: Human Resources
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628

12) Planning Director – Borough of State College – State College, PA

Job Category Community Development and Redevelopment
Job Level Senior (8-10 years)
Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications
AICP Certification Required

Job Description
The Borough of State College is a Council/Manager/Mayor form of government and is also a member of the Centre Region Council of Governments Regional Planning program. The Planning Director is a department head position under the direction of the Borough Manager.

Primary work involves analyzing the City’s economic, commercial, and residential needs relative to development and redevelopment of a vibrant downtown and several historic residential subdivisions. The Director is also responsible for management of the public health and ordinance enforcement division as well as Community Development Block Grant and HOME grant administration, and serves as primary staff liaison to the Planning Commission, Board of Health, Redevelopment Authority and the Rental Housing Revocation Appeal Board.

A Master’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or a related field and at least six years of related experience are preferred. AICP membership required. Experience preferred with urban/regional planning and economic development at increasing levels of responsibility.

Salary dependent on qualifications.

View the full job posting at www.statecollegepa.us. Submission deadline is January 13, 2014.

Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Human Resources, 243 South Allen Street, State College, PA, 16801 or via e-mail to hrdept@statecollegepa.us.


Contact Information
Contact Name Cynthia Hanscom
Phone 814-278-4704
\Email hrdept@statecollegepa.us
Website www.statecollegepa.us
Postal Address Borough of State College
243 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801

13) Natural Lands Intern – Winterthur Museum & Gardens – Winterthur, Del.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Will gain knowledge and hands on experience working with environmental projects in fields, streams/ponds, wildlife and woodland areas. The intern will have the opportunity to work with the Horticulture staff responsible for implementing proper management practices, exploring new practices, and maintaining outlying areas throughout Winterthur.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum education: Enrolled in an accredited Conservation program, Natural Resource Management or has successfully completed related curriculum. Minimum knowledge/skills: Ability to express ideas clearly, orally and in writing. Ability to operate hand and power equipment safely. Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record. Ability to execute oral and written directions. Basic knowledge of environmental terminology & practices. Minimum experience: 6 months educational and/or field experience in the study of conservation, environmental or related field.

To Apply
Please email 1 cover letter & resume to jobs@winterthur.org in either pdf or Microsoft Word format.

14) Park Manager – Central Philadelphia Development Corporation – Philadelphia

The Center City District seeks a full-time experienced, motivated and detail-oriented individual to oversee the management, operations planning and maintenance of CCD assets including; parks, café buildings, hard-surface plazas, landscaping, fountains and ponds as well as streetscape lighting, signs, landscaping and other furnishings.

Additional responsibilities include:

Create a secure, well maintained and welcoming environment;
Create, monitor, and complete daily report sheets detailing service to all parks for direct staff and contractors;
Directly schedule and oversee the work and track daily attendance records of the Facilities Technicians and schedule coverage and repairs as required;
Schedule, create and monitor daily work program and oversee park attendants;
Submit Facilities Technicians and Pond Attendants (when Required) attendance and payroll recording to the Senior Director of Capital Projects;
Assist Senior Director of Capital Projects with deliveries as needed;
Update and expand the established routine maintenance schedules for each of the public spaces and ensure that the schedules are consistently adhered to;
In cooperation with the Marketing Department, Vice President of Parks & Streetscape, and Senior Director of Capital Projects assist in the planning and staging of events in the various parks and plazas;
Under the direction of the Senior Director of Capital Projects, maintain an accurate inventory of equipment, supplies and portable furniture and ensure that it is properly maintained;
Respond to emergency situations by notifying appropriate authorities, Vice President of Parks & Streetscape, and Senior Director of Capital Projects;
Monitor parks for rodent infestation and work with private contractors on resolving rodent- control issues;
Maintain safe conditions at all times;
Along with Senior Director of Capital Projects, assure safe handling and storage of all chemicals and hazardous materials;
Assist Senior Director of Capital Projects with the creation and implementation of an ongoing program of maintenance (annual, quarterly, monthly and daily plans and SOP’s) for parks, cafes, fountains, and ponds improvements;
Work with Senior Director of Capital Projects to research and oversee, operations and maintenance equipment/vendors;
Ensure that proper OSHA standards are followed, along with storing of all chemicals and maintaining updated MSDS sheets; update MSDS required;
Assist Vice President of Parks & Streetscape and Senior Director of Capital Projects in planning and preparing long and short term maintenance schedules;
Maintain records related to assignments, projects and activities;
Work closely with the Senior Director of Capital Projects on projects related not only to CCD managed Parks, but also on all capital projects that the CCD undertakes;
Work with other Parks and Public Spaces staff as directed;
Coordinate the removal of snow and ice and coordinate with vendors, city and appropriate agencies as required;
Manage maintenance budget including monitoring inventory and expenses;
May assist in developing budget projections for division.
This is a working manager position that focuses on the operation and maintenance of CCD’s high profile parks: Dilworth Plaza, Sister Cities Park, Collins Park and Cret Park; flexible work schedule including weekends and may vary seasonally. This is a salaried position.

Qualified candidates must have:

Bachelor’s Degree in relate field or a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years related work experience;
Experience working with pool systems, fountains, simple electrical work
Experience in all phases of maintenance with emphasis in computerized control systems;
Supervisory experience.

Must be able to pass a background investigation including criminal history and child abuse clearance, a reference check and a drug screening.
To Apply
Forward Resumes to:
Human Resources Department
Center City District
660 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Fax: 215.922.7672
e-mail: jobs@centercityphila.org

We are an EEO/AA employer. No phone calls please.

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