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The position of Town Planner is a competitive Schenectady County Civil Service position that will ultimately require the successful applicant to pass a Civil Service examination. The job description below lists the distinguishing features, typical work activities and minimum qualifications of the position.
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) seeks contractual support for a qualified team of planners, facilitators, and writers to assist the agency in development of a new strategic plan. Selected contractor(s) will work closely with ARC and its local and state partners to shape this new effort over the course of a nine-month period beginning in January 2015 and concluding by September 2015. Continue reading
Join Partners Restoring the Hudson, a public/private partnership of 20+ federal, state, local, academic and nonprofit organizations, for an informational meeting to find out about the Hudson River Comprehensive Restoration Plan (the Plan). Learn how your community can:
- Participate in a regional planning process that will improve habitat conditions and community resilience along the Hudson River Estuary and in its shoreline communities;
- Gain technical support and access to cutting-edge tools that evaluate community vulnerabilities related to sea level rise, storm surge, flooding;
- Have your local/regional projects be identified and prioritized in the Plan; and
- Be eligible for local/regional funding through an array of federal and state agencies once the Plan is in place.
An informational session has been added to the slate of meetings being held throughout the valley:
January 22, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
To register, click here.
For more information about the Plan, visit www.thehudsonweshare.org
Session proposals are currently being accepted for the 2015 American Planning Association Northeast Planning Conference in Saratoga Springs, New York! The Getting Ahead of the Future Conference represents a great opportunity to explore breaking trends and acquire the necessary skills required for the “future planner”.
Getting Ahead of the Future involves anticipating new planning trends, emerging issues, and preparing for what is next. We’re looking for sessions that explore:
- How we prepare for an uncertain economy and adapt to climate change
- How to address new demographic realities
- The role of the professional planner of the future and the skills they need
- How planners engage and inspire our constituencies for what’s next
The conference will explore these issues and the necessary skills for the future planner including: specialized competencies, political savvy, leadership, collaboration, and written, oral and graphic communication. So get ready, get creative, and be part of the future…propose a session now!
Session Proposal Details:
2015 APA Northeast Region Call for Sessions Application
Session Proposal Deadline: 5PM (EST) on Friday, January 30, 2015
Notification of session acceptance or decline: mid-March 2015
Submit proposals to: email@example.com.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of New York has an internship available in Troy for the Pathways program.
The Pathways Internship Program is for current diploma/certificate/degree-seeking students and is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in USDA/NRCS and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful developmental work while completing their academic requirements.
Read more about the internship opportunity at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/388720300. The announcement closes on Dec 15.
Go after your next career step — AICP certification.
The application window for the May 2015 Comprehensive Planning Exam opened yesterday, December 2. Apply by December 9 for an early application decision and the opportunity to revise your submission and reapply for the same exam if your application is not approved. The last day to apply for the May 2015 exam is December 30.
APA wants to help you succeed! Review How to Apply to Take the Exam for helpful application resources and tips.