BRONX CITY PLANNING TECH METRO NORTH STUDY (TEMPORARY)
DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING - Bronx, NY

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BRONX METRO-NORTH SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STUDY

The Department of City Planning in collaboration with other city agencies is undertaking a study of multiple existing Metro-North stations in the Bronx along with proposed stations which are part of the plan to bring Metro-North to Penn Station. The study is identifying opportunities for transit-oriented development (TOD) based on an inventory of existing conditions, zoning, land use, population and residential/commercial density, and station signage and pedestrian amenities surrounding the existing and proposed station locations.

The Bronx Borough Office has a temporary opening for a part-time City Planning Technician. This position is funded through that grant and is temporary for a maximum of 3 months.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist in producing content for, editing and proofreading Study Final ReportOrganize and summarize existing data (demographic, housing, economic, land use)
  • Assist in the organization and preparation of written and graphic materials for presentation to other agencies, community boards, elected officials, etc.Land use and demographic analysis
  • Assist in research and development of best practices and planning policy
  • Create maps and graphics
  • Outreach and coordination of stakeholders
  • Assist in the production and updating of the project’s website.
Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.

2. An associate degree from an accredited college or completion of two (2) years of study (60 credits) at an accredited college and two (2) years of full-time experience performing analysis and interpretation of data, or conducting research relative to planning issues, or providing planning services for a community or other organization;

3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have completed at least 60 college credits.

Preferred Skills

Demonstrated writing, editing, and oral communication skills.

  • Strong research, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems software;
  • Computer skills including MS Office or other equivalent software, and familiarity with IBM PC.
Proficiency with Adobe InDesign or other equivalent computer desktop layout programs.

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DCP Recruitment – 22 Reade Street – Room 1N - New York, NY 10007

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Work Location

One Fordham Plaza, Bronx, NY 10458

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

POSTING DATE:
POST UNTIL:
06/25/2013

07/19/2013

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