Massachusetts Association
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  • Monday, August 24, 2020 11:58 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Barrett Planning Group LLC seeks a full-time planner in a planner I/II position as well as a grad student planning intern (paid position).  Position description for planner is attached. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to judi@barrettplanningllc.com, or email questions.

    Barrett Planning Group Planner Job.pdf

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:44 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Burlington is seeking a consultant to work with the Town to develop criteria for “Burlington Senior Preference Units.” The consultant will work with the committee known as the “Northwest Park Housing Committee, designated in January 2020 by the Board of Selectmen. The consultant working with the committee shall develop parameters for qualifying applicants to insure compliance with state and local laws. Burlington’s SHI is 13.4%. the Town is looking to create units for individuals that may have higher assets levels than traditional 40B units but remain on fixed or low incomes.   

    PROPOSALS DUE: Wednesday, July 29, 4:30 PM, Whitney C. Haskell Chief Procurement Officer, 29 Center St., 2nd fl., Burlington, MA 01803   whaskell@burlington.org (781) 270-1669. It is the intent to complete this work by September 15, 2020.  

    RFP: Northwest Park Housing Consultant
    http://cms2.revize.com/revize/burlingtonma/town_government/purchasing_analyst.php  


  • Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:19 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) is the champion for public health in the Commonwealth.  MPHA uses advocacy, education, community organizing, policy development, and coalition leadership to secure investments in public health, promote health equity, and bolster our public health infrastructure.  

    Promoting racial justice is a core component of MPHA’s work and identity. As MPHA pursues policy changes to promote health equity, we strive to confront systemic racism and other forms of oppression that have been embedded in public policy. 

    The Assistant Campaign Director will be a core part of a four-person Policy & Field Team working to advance MPHA’s health equity policy agenda. The Assistant Campaign Director will focus on developing and stewarding relationships with community-based organizations, local leaders, coalitions, and other allies to shape MPHA priorities and drive effective action that leads to winning policy campaigns. This position will also have an important role in shaping campaign strategy and tactics.

    We are seeking candidates with a proven track record in community, legislative, labor, or electoral campaigns. The successful candidate will be highly skilled at the art and science of leveraging time, resources, and relationships into concrete campaign victories.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Visit https://tinyurl.com/MPHA-AssistantCampaignDirector. You will be asked for basic application information and to provide a cover letter and resume.

    Qualifications (see website for complete description):

    • Commitment: Commitment and track record of leadership advancing equity. 
    • Ability to align and move people into action
    • Partnership: Experience supporting racially diverse partnerships or coalitions 
    • Strategy development: Demonstrated success in designing and implementing campaign strategies and tactics that engage individuals or organizations.
    • Leadership development: Demonstrated success in leadership development, .
    • Highly organized and motivated
    • Strong communicator and team player
    • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience
    • Knowledge of Mass. legislative process & political landscape preferred. 


  • Friday, June 26, 2020 11:29 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Barnstable is seeking a Senior Planner in the Planning & Development Department.  Senior Planner will be responsible for overseeing the Town’s Regulatory Planning program, including advising the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Historic Commissions on development reviews.  Senior Planner also contributes to long-range and village planning initiatives, working collaboratively with the public, community partners and other Town departments on planning, economic development, housing, and climate change resiliency efforts.

    The Town is seeking a creative, team-oriented, and experienced professional capable of independently managing complex projects and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.  Successful candidates will have advanced planning experience, strong public presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, public administration, or a related field; and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in at least one of the following areas: physical planning, comprehensive planning, environmental planning, or community and economic development. Master’s degree in one of the above planning fields may be substituted for 1 year of experience.


    $1,652.80 weekly + benefits. Apply at www.town.barnstable.ma.us by 7/24/20. AA/EOE


  • Monday, June 15, 2020 8:32 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    Kim Lundgren Associates, Inc. (KLA) is seeking a part-time Social Media and Communications Intern to assist with strategy and implementation for the company’s social media and content marketing. It’s an opportunity to work with a start-up in the sustainability/climate change/clean energy space on a variety of writing and social media projects, including compiling social media best practices, developing content, and training internal and external parties. Compensation is $18-$20 an hour and the position is for up to 20 hours a week. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, example of a social media account you’ve helped manage, and a writing sample to annie@kimlundgrenassociates.com. Kim Lundgren Associates, Inc. is seeking other candidates for paid internships as well both this semester and for the summer of 2020. Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to admin@kimlundgrenassociates.com.

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:31 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Ipswich River Watershed Association in northeast Mass., seeks candidates for a full time Environmental Planner (EP). The EP reports directly to the Executive Director and is primarily responsible for developing and leading implementation of water conservation, coastal resiliency and habitat restoration plans and actions with municipalities and partners. In addition, the EP will actively participate in many aspects of a small but dynamic environmental management and advocacy non-profit organization.

    For more information and a full job description, go to: https://www.ipswichriver.org/01/21/ipswich-river-seeks-an-environmental-planner/


  • Monday, January 20, 2020 4:50 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The City of Salem is seeking a consultant(s) to complete a Broad Street Cemetery Preservation Plan. The purpose of the project is to document, assess, identify, and prioritize the preservation needs of the Cemetery and to develop design and conservation plans to restore and improve the historic site, retaining the burial ground’s historic integrity while at the same time maintaining its public accessibility.  Due February 5, 2020.

    Download RFP via link at www.salem.com/bids


  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:46 AM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Ipswich is seeking proposals from planning consultants for professional services for 1) development of a Housing Production Plan (HPP) in accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) standards and guidelines, and 2) completion of Phase II of the Town’s Community Development Plan Update, including a public process focused on goal setting, implementation strategies, and a final 2020-2035 Community Development Plan.

    Proposals are due at 2:00 pm on January 13, 2020.

    For more information, visit the Town of Ipswich Planning page at: https://www.ipswichma.gov/326/Ipswich-Community-Development-Plan

    or the Town’s Purchasing page at: https://www.ipswichma.gov/bids.aspx?bidID=90

    For a copy of the RFP, please contact Frank Antonucci, Purchasing Director, Town of Ipswich at 978-356-6608 or franka@ipswichma.gov 


  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:36 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Chelsea Cultural Council and Recreation and Cultural Affairs Division seek a consultant to help develop a 5-year arts and culture plan for the city.  Five-page maximum proposal plus detailed budget are due Dec. 19.  

    Download RFP  

    https://www.chelseama.gov/purchasing/webforms/rfp-2020-155-arts-and-culture-planning-consultant

  • Monday, November 25, 2019 3:55 PM | Anne McKinnon (Administrator)

    The Town of Stoughton is soliciting proposals from qualified professionals to conduct a zoning analysis of the Stoughton Center Mixed Use Overlay District SCMUOD and underlying zoning districts within the area and creating zoning regulations that will reflect the vision of the Town’s Master Plan and recent policy decisions.

    RFP available at bids@stoughton-ma.gov or at Town Hall – Procurement Office, 10 Pearl St., 1st Fl., Stoughton, MA.

Contact: Leonardi Aray, President | MAConsultingPlanners@gmail.com
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