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Job listing 📌 Community Planning and Project Manager - State of Vermont Housing & Community Development

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Title: Community Planning & Project Manager - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date: 09/21/2021

Req ID: 21001

Department: Commerce & Community Development Agency

Location: Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type: Limited Service

Schedule Type: Full Time

Hourly Rate: $27.20

The Department of Housing and Community Development seeks an energetic individual to apply their practical experience in community planning and project management to advance state housing and community revitalization programs. The position collaborates with a hard-working interdisciplinary team and reports to the Director of Community Planning and Revitalization. Qualified applicants will have hands-on experience in land-use and housing policy, superior written and verbal communication skills, a strong ability to think creatively and work collaboratively, successfully meet tight deadlines, and manage multiple projects at once. DHCD is remote work friendly.
Who May Apply
This position, Community Planning & Project Manager - Limited Service (Job Requisition # 21001), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact Chris Cochran at Chris.Cochran@vermont.gov.Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered. a2r0p2a1Class Definition
Professional level work in project and program planning and development for the Department of Housing and Community Development. Work is focused on development, planning and implementation of projects and initiatives located in or serving state designated centers (24 V.S.A. 76a). Duties involve coordinating federal and state agency grant programs in partnerships with regional planning commissions, local governments, nongovernmental organizations, and others; leading community outreach and stakeholder engagement efforts, providing training, coordination, and technical assistances to implement programs or initiatives that support economic and community development. Potential supervision over one or more technical employees, and, on a project basis, over temporary or contractual personnel anticipated. Work is performed under the direction of the Director of Community Planning and Revitalization.
Environmental Factors
Duties are performed in a variety of settings, including office, public meetings and project sites. In-state travel is required. The employee must frequently communicate, coordinate and interact with state agencies, regional planning commissions, local governments, nongovernmental organizations, the academic community, developers and the general public. Short deadlines and community meetings may require some work outside of normal office hours.
Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in urban or regional planning, economics, law, statistics, public administration, political science, environmental studies, architecture, landscape architecture, geography, or related field AND five (5) or more years of professional experience in municipal or regional planning and development.
Preferred Qualifications
Professional certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:80% State paid medical premium
Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
Low cost group life insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Incentive-based Wellness Program
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website. https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Montpelier-Community-Planning-&-Project-Manager-Limited-Service-VT-05601/787273500/ (Community Planning & Project Manager - Limited Service)

Equal Opportunity
The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.
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