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Myrick Howard Preservation Internship

April 5, 2024

Myrick Howard Preservation Internship

Firm Name
Preservation North Carolina
Firm Location
Tarboro, Raleigh, Durham, or Lincolnton, NC
Firm Website
https://www.presnc.org/

Description

Preservation North Carolina is Currently Accepting Applications for the Myrick Howard Preservation Internship This Summer!

The Intern will conduct property inspections during the summer (May to July), working closely with the Properties Director and Regional Directors, attend weekly staff meetings and assist with membership events as needed.

Work location and schedule: This is an hourly position (25 hours per week) at $15.00 per hour that will be primarily remote work with some in-office work possible, either in Tarboro, Raleigh, Durham or Lincolnton based on the candidate’s location. PNC’s typical business hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm with the potential for occasional earlier/later hours to accommodate property owner schedules.

Qualifications: Attention to detail and organizational skills are imperative; excellent oral and written communications skills; willingness to take initiative; outgoing and personable manner; ability to effectively communicate with property owners, staff, donors and the general public; knowledge of computer systems and data and word processing software including Office 365, Microsoft Word and Excel. Interest in historic preservation is a plus.

To be considered for this opportunity, send your cover letter and resume to dwilliams@presnc.org by April 12th.

Preservation North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting fairness and prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.

View the full job description using the link below.

Job Details

Job Type
 Internship
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  April 12
Position Details: View complete job listing

Contact Information

Contact Name
Dawn Williams
Contact Email
dwilliams@presnc.org

Job Category:
Internship, Other
Job Sector:
Non Profit

Building Safety Intern

April 1, 2024

Building Safety Intern

Firm Name
City of Raleigh
Firm Location
Raleigh, NC
Firm Website
https://raleighnc.gov

Description

Job Description

The Planning and Development department is seeking an intern for its Building Safety team! The Planning and Development Building Safety Intern works in the City of Raleigh Planning and Development Department. The Intern is a temporary hourly employee of the City of Raleigh. This is a term position without benefits.

Strong applicants will: 

  • Be motivated and dependable.
  • Have an interest in public business processes.
  • Be comfortable interacting with other governmental agencies and the public.
  • Have experience preparing presentations.
  • Have good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be familiar with various data analytics platforms.
  • Have the ability to juggle multiple assignments.
  • Have flexibility to assist during evening or weekend hours (as needed)

Through a combination of workshops, mentorship, hands-on projects, and networking opportunities, the intern will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in various roles within the public sector. Students will work closely with experienced municipal government professionals, contribute to meaningful projects, and develop valuable skills in public administration. The intern experience includes a staff mentor and broad exposure to a wide range of public planning-related processes, including governing body, board/commission, and internal departmental meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist staff with business data compilation, analytics, process reporting, and presentation development for a variety of projects related to development permits and inspections.
  • Business documentation, data compilation and analytics, conducting research, participating in brainstorming sessions, engaging the public, and assisting with outreach.
  • The primary project will involve comparative metrics from both regional and national inspection jurisdictions to assist in work volume management.

Typical Qualifications

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and a student in good academic standing. Preference for students enrolled in a program leading to a degree in Business Administration, Public Policy, Public Administration, or Communications. No previous office experience is required. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a strong writing skill and working knowledge of Office Suite software.

View the full job posting here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/jobs/4436121/building-safety-intern

Job Details

Job Type
 Internship
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  4/2/2024

Job Category:
Internship, Other
Job Sector:
Public

Planning and Development Communications and Engagement Intern

April 1, 2024

Planning and Development Communications and Engagement Intern

Firm Name
City of Raleigh
Firm Location
Raleigh, NC
Firm Website
https://raleighnc.gov

Description

Job Description

 

The Planning and Development department is seeking an intern for its Communications and Engagement team!

The Planning and Development Communications and Engagement Intern works in the City of Raleigh Planning and Development Department. The Intern is a temporary hourly employee of the City of Raleigh. This is a term position without benefits.

Strong applicants will: 

  • Be motivated and dependable.
  • Have an interest in community engagement.
  • Be comfortable interacting with the public.
  • Have good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be familiar with various social media platforms.
  • Have experience creating content for websites or social media
  • Have the ability to juggle multiple assignments.
  • Have flexibility to assist during evening or weekend hours (as needed)

Through a combination of workshops, mentorship, hands-on projects, and networking opportunities, the intern will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in various roles within the public sector. Students will work closely with experienced municipal government professionals, contribute to meaningful projects and develop valuable skills in public administration. The intern experience includes a staff mentor and broad exposure to a wide range of public planning-related processes, including governing body, board/commission, and internal departmental meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist staff with communication, marketing, and community engagement efforts on a variety of projects.
  • Assist with a website audit and content refresh,
  • Assist with planning and executing public engagement events, content and video creation for social media, conducting research, participating in brainstorming sessions
  • Prepare and assist with outreach.

Typical Qualifications

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and a student in good academic standing. Preference for students enrolled in a program leading to a degree in City and Regional Planning, Urban Design, Public Policy, Public Administration, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or Graphic Design. No previous office experience required. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a strong writing skill and working knowledge of Office Suite software. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office is helpful, but not required.

View the full job posting here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/jobs/4436133/planning-and-development-communications-and-engagement-intern

Job Details

Job Type
 Internship
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  4/2/2024

Job Category:
Internship, Other
Job Sector:
Public

Historic Preservation Intern

April 1, 2024

Historic Preservation Intern

Firm Name
City of Raleigh
Firm Location
Raleigh, NC
Firm Website
https://raleighnc.gov

Description

Job Description

The Planning and Development Department is seeking an intern for its Historic Preservation team!  The Historic Preservation Intern works in the City of Raleigh Planning and Development Department. The Intern is a temporary hourly employee of the City of Raleigh. This is a term position without benefits.

Strong applicants will:

 

  • Be motivated and dependable.
  • Be comfortable interacting with the public.
  • Have good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Have strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Have the ability to juggle multiple assignments.
  • Have the ability to use a digital camera.
  • Have flexibility to assist during evening hours (as needed).

The intern experience includes a staff mentor and broad exposure to a wide range of public planning-related processes, including governing body, board/commission, and internal departmental meetings. Specifically, they will be exposed to the various Raleigh Historic Development Commission (RHDC) full and committee meetings and the inner workings of municipal preservation planning in NC.

Duties and Responsibilities

The intern will work on special projects to support the research work and community engagement of the unit, which may include:

Assisting staff in final updates to the Oakwood historic designation report.  This will include copy editing, photography and quality control for over 600 property entries.  As time permits, the intern will propose next steps and do additional research on non-regulatory historic designation and celebration programs.  This would be a follow-up to an initial report prepared in Summer 2023.

Typical Qualifications

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and a student in good academic standing. Preference for students enrolled in a program leading to a degree in Historic Preservation, Architectural History, Anthropology, History, Urban Planning, Archaeology, and/or Architecture. No previous office experience is required. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a strong working knowledge of Office Suite software. Knowledge of GIS/ESRI products and/or Adobe Creative Suite helpful, but not required.

View the full job posting here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/jobs/4436294/historic-preservation-intern

Job Details

Job Type
 Internship
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  4/2/2024

Job Category:
Internship, Other
Job Sector:
Public

Northern Virginia Transit Planner (VA Dept. of Rail and Public Trans.)

March 26, 2024

Northern Virginia Transit Planner (VA Dept. of Rail and Public Trans.)

Firm Name
Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation
Firm Location
Alexandria, VA
Firm Website
https://drpt.virginia.gov

Description

The Northern Virginia Transit Planner position serve as a Planner and Project Manager for DRPT transit planning projects, performance data, Geographic Information Systems, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and other tasks as assigned. The candidate of choice may be asked to provide technical support, input and leadership during the conduct of corridor-specific and/or regional planning studies, transit development plans, transit strategic plans, feasibility studies, statewide transportation planning efforts, alternatives analyses and environmental studies. This position may also be called upon to share technical expertise and participate in planning activities in other regions of the Commonwealth as needed.

The Department of Rail and Public Transportation offers a generous total compensation package. Well qualified candidates will be eligible to negotiate Exceptional Recruitment Incentives. New external candidates of the Commonwealth will be eligible to negotiate cash and leave bonuses upon hire. Existing State employees will be eligible to negotiate leave bonuses

 

You can find the job posting here

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  04/19/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
Jen Monaco
Contact Email
jennifer.monaco@drpt.virginia.gov
Contact Phone
(804) 219-3076

The contact is a Carolina Planning alum.

Job Category:
Other, Transportation
Job Sector:
Public

GIS Planning Analyst

March 21, 2024

GIS Planning Analyst

Firm Name
Guilford County Schools
Firm Location
Greensboro, NC
Firm Website
https://www.gcsnc.com/

Description

The individual hired for this position will independently perform a wide variety of professional and administrative tasks to organize, initiate and complete work within the Planning Department. Work involves close coordination with the work of the Planning Director and the Program Administrator III – Planner/Demographer, as well as analyzing, maintaining, and updating digital ArcGIS assignment boundary layers, database information, real estate data, subdivision data, student data and a street-level school assignment database, and coordinating the use of this data with other staff and departments. Work includes extensive use of ArcGIS and data manipulation in the analysis of student attendance boundaries, real estate searches, county subdivision development tracking, student growth trends and the geocoding of student data. The position requires extensive use of ArcGIS mapping and analysis in the development of special projects that support district administrative decision-making, as well as providing technical support to others in obtaining, understanding and utilizing Planning data. The individual in this position must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in contacts with the public, various school system staff, Board members, contractors, vendors, and other local government employees.

Application Link: Guilford County Schools – Employment Application (applitrack.com)

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  04/13/2024
Start Date
  05/01/2024
Position Details: View complete job listing

Contact Information

Contact Name
Donna Bell
Contact Email
belld2@gcsnc.com
Contact Phone
(336) 451-4816

The contact is a Carolina Planning alum.

Job Category:
Community Development, Economic Development, GIS, Other, Real Estate
Job Sector:
Public

Planner

March 19, 2024

Planner

Firm Name
City of Morganton
Firm Location
Morganton, NC
Firm Website
https://www.morgantonnc.gov/

Description

The City of Morganton is a vibrant and energized city of 17,000 citizens located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a track record of innovation, creativity, positive results, and a progressive mindset. The City is looking for a self-starting planning professional who is motivated, well organized, and flexible. . We require someone who desires professional challenges, is able to find creative solutions, and has a strong sense of commitment to the community. The ability to learn, interpret and follow regulatory requirements, paired with the willingness to explore development options to achieve a successful project, is essential to be effective – rather than stopping at what we can’t do, we build partnerships and focus on what can be done.

This position performs planning work that provides coordinated guidance and regulation of the growth and development of the City. Work includes:

Performing the detailed review and analysis of applications for zoning and subdivision approval; including review of site plans, landscaping plans, elevations and plats;
Responsibility for thorough documentation and detailed record keeping of applications, subdivisions, and planning advice provided;
Providing clear and courteous advice to property owners, developers, citizens, and other City departments on matters related to zoning codes and ordinances;
Conducting research on zoning, annexation, and other issues.
Work involves providing technical guidance with considerable public contact on issues requiring judgment, firmness, customer service and tact – strong communication skills (both oral and written) are a must. The ability to operate independently and frequently switch between tasks is essential. This position requires knowledge and expertise typically found in a Bachelor’s degree in Planning or an equivalent combination of experience in planning; education, and training. Must possess or have ability to obtain a valid NC Driver’s License and we encourage pursuit of AICP certification.

Pay range is $48,000 – $70,000, dependent on experience. Open until filled, with first review of applications beginning February 19, 2024.

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  04/02/2024
Start Date
  05/21/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
russell scherer
Contact Email
rscherer@morgantonnc.gov
Contact Phone
(828) 438-5255

Job Category:
Community Development, Economic Development, Land Use, Other, Real Estate
Job Sector:
Public

Program Analyst (Regional Civil Rights Officer)

March 18, 2024

Program Analyst (Regional Civil Rights Officer)

Firm Name
Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights
Firm Location
Washington DC, Philadelphia, or New York City
Firm Website
https://www.usajobs.gov/job/781971900

Description

As a Program Analyst, you will:

  1. Manage a portfolio of FTA funding recipients.
  2. Develop collaborative relationships with recipients to support their civil rights programs.
  3. Independently and proactively analyze and evaluate recipient operations, projects, and plans for compliance with federal civil rights requirements in the areas of Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, and the USDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program.
  4. Provide direct and extensive advice and technical assistance to recipients to support correct and timely interpretation and application of federal civil rights laws, regulations, and guidance.
  5. Provide guidance, support, and technical expertise to FTA staff on civil rights matters.

The ideal candidate has public transit or civil rights experience supporting and applying the requirements to recipients of federal funds. They should have experience working on significant programs or projects, knowledge of civil rights and public transportation, maintaining relationships with stakeholders, and demonstrating leadership, communication, collaboration, and analytical skills.

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  03/27/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
Nate Seeskin

The contact is a Carolina Planning alum.

Job Category:
Other, Transportation
Job Sector:
Public

Corridors of Opportunity Internship

March 1, 2024

Corridors of Opportunity Internship

Firm Name
City of Charlotte
Firm Location
Charlotte, NC
Firm Website
https://www.jobapscloud.com/oec/Charlotte/Jobs/Bulletin?R1=2402&R2=005020&R3=17

Description

The City’s Corridors of Opportunity Program in Charlotte, NC is seeking motivated college students to participate in its Summer 2024 Internship Program. The ideal candidate will be a student in good academic standing with an enthusiasm for learning, strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills and a sincere interest in learning about cross-collaborative place-based investment. Candidates should be a rising undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited school during the 2024-2025 school year and available to work up to full time (40-hour week) beginning May through August 2024. Selected candidates will be compensated at a rate of $19-24/hour depending on academic status.

This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Corridors of Opportunity team which provides strategic direction and engagement for the City of Charlotte’s investments into six priority corridors. The Corridors program interacts across city departments, other public agencies, non-profit service providers and place-based organizations. You will gain critical experience by participating in a variety of projects, engagement activity and policy research and development, preparing documents and reports, attending meetings with city staff and officials as well as community meeting and events hosted by the Corridors team.

We are looking for highly competent students who will produce quality work and are willing to be an integral part of the Corridors of Opportunity team.

Review all requirements and apply directly on the City’s job website here.

Job Details

Job Type
 Internship
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  03/17/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
Erin Gillespie
Contact Email
erin.gillespie@charlottenc.gov
Contact Phone
(980) 259-9527

The contact is a Carolina Planning alum.

Job Category:
Community Development, Economic Development, Housing, Internship, Other, Real Estate
Job Sector:
Public

Assistant Regional Planning Director

March 1, 2024

Assistant Regional Planning Director

Firm Name
Centralina Regional Council
Firm Location
Charlotte, NC
Firm Website
https://centralina.org/

Description

Be part of a creative team in a dynamic & diverse region!

Who We Seek:
Centralina Regional Council seeks an energetic, self-directed individual for the position of ASSISTANT REGIONAL PLANNING DIRECTOR.

The Assistant Regional Planning Director will be responsible for supporting the Regional Planning Director in the supervision of staff members in the department, providing technical services to member governments, advising the Regional Planning Director on ways and means of planning and implementing an overall regional planning and development strategy for topics including mobility and growth; implementing planning policy needed to solve regional planning issues; helping to build collaborative partnerships across the region; and assisting in the administration of various planning activities to include: local planning initiatives, land use, transportation, energy and environment and engagement activities.

Our Organization:
Centralina Regional Council is an innovative regional planning agency located in Charlotte, NC with a membership that includes 60+ local governments throughout the Greater Charlotte Region. Centralina works with individual communities and leads major projects that transcend local and regional boundaries. Our mission is to lead regional collaboration and spark local action to expand opportunity and improve quality of life. Learn more about our work at www.centralina.org.

The Centralina Team:
Centralina strives to provide an inclusive, creative and supportive work environment for its employees. Centralina’s staff of 50+ individuals serve as subject-matter experts to ensure our organization is able to meet critical business needs and is responsive to the needs of those that need our help the most. Centralina’s staff of friendly, talented and professional individuals helps ensure Centralina remains a trusted source of data and analysis that informs decision makers and calls attention to important trends. Centralina is a great place to work, learn and grow in your career.

Centralina offers its employees an excellent benefits package including membership in the NC Local Government Retirement System, 401k, medical, dental, vision and flexible benefits programs.

Description of the Work:
Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assisting the Planning Director with annual program planning, scope and budget preparation, development of the annual planning retreat, annual training calendar, and semi-monthly staff meetings.
Assisting in providing internal training and team building activities to enhance department leadership.
Managing a variety of planning initiatives, serving as a point person and information provider to local governments and various agencies on planning and land use/development issues.
Preparing and delivering related presentations; planning and coordinating meetings, workshops, and other events.
Demonstrating leadership within the department, the organization, and the region.
Attending both internal and external meetings to represent the department as needed.
Serving as staff to ad hoc committees or boards/commissions and preparing related materials.
Coordinating grants and contracts for execution and implementation.
Performing grant research, writing and managing related projects; researching trends and emerging issues on program activities.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities include but are not limited to:
Successful candidate must also have knowledge of local government systems and processes, NC land use statutes, general planning principles and project management. The successful candidate is expected to understand how the department’s program activities interrelate and complement one another, how our programs relate to other Centralina Departments, and how programs meet overall Centralina goals and member needs. Successful candidate will have professional soft-skills needed to manage both people and projects and solve problems in a professional manner.

Minimum Experience at a Glance:
Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, public policy, political science, business, urban and regional planning, or related field (Master’s Degree preferred); 7 to 9 years’ experience in land use or transportation planning, project/program development and fiscal management or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. AICP Certification required. Hiring salary: $84,500 to $107,200 dependent on qualifications.

Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to physically perform the basic life operation functions of standing, walking, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions, the ability to lift 20 pounds of force occasionally and possess the visual acuity to prepare data and proof work.

How to Apply:
Interested individuals are encouraged to send a résumé and cover letter to: admin@centralina.org with “Assistant Regional Planning Director” in the subject line. Deadline: Open until filled with rolling interviews. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early. EOE.dd

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  03/31/2024
Start Date
  04/16/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
Venecia R White
Contact Email
vrock@centralina.org
Contact Phone
(704) 348-2733

Job Category:
Other
Job Sector:
Public