Job Postings

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLANNER – AMERICORPS VISTA

In partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission seeks a self-motivated individual who wants to make a tangible difference for communities and individuals dealing with poverty and inequity by building the capacity of organizations to work together.  The VISTA member will engage volunteers and foster partnerships that find solutions to shared challenges.  After learning about inclusive planning strategies, the member will 1) organize learning exchanges and develop best-practices guides and tools to accelerate action on Vermont’s housing, energy, childcare, and transportation goals, 2) assist municipalities and regional organizations to fast-track broadband access and service expansion, and 3) grow the capacity of THRIVE, a regional non-profit aimed at fostering actions related to homelessness, food and financial security, and social and digital connectivity.  The member will work closely with the THRIVE Board of Directors.  This position will leverage municipal and non-profit activities into shared, regional efforts. The member’s service will create more opportunities for people to work together to reduce the number of households experiencing poverty and increase the accessibility of social and public services.

The VISTA member will complete activities in multiple program areas, such as transportation, energy, housing, child care, and wireless/broadband planning.  List of potential activities here.   They will bridge gaps, facilitate partnerships, and leverage the power of people working together.  Serving at CVRPC, the VISTA member will serve 20 hours per week for CVRPC and 20 hours for THRIVE.  As the region’s Accountable Community for Health organization, THRIVE supports the integration of high-quality medical care, mental health and substance use treatment services, and social services for those in need of care to improve population health outcomes.  CVRPC is a THRIVE Partner, supporting transportation initiatives, providing facilitation services, and linking THRIVE efforts with municipal strategies and actions.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and 3 references (name and telephone number) to Bonnie Waninger at waninger@cvregion.com or apply through the AmeriCorps web portal.

 

ASSISTANT PLANNER, PLANNER OR SENIOR PLANNER

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission is hiring one planning position, and is open to considering multiple skill levels.

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission seeks an adaptable, self-motivated Planner.  Apply to join our team if you enjoy leveraging the power of people working together to create vibrant communities!  This position requires broad knowledge of municipal and regional comprehensive planning, planning law, and plan implementation techniques.  It fosters the development and implementation of long-term plans.  The successful candidate will have a degree in planning or related field and a minimum of 1 year (Assistant Planner), 3 years (Planner) or 7 years (Senior Planner) experience in regional or local planning.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience using Microsoft products required.  Experience writing and administering zoning regulations preferred.  Economic or community development experience a plus.  Attendance at evening meetings required.  Planners who enjoy working regionally and with volunteers, and those with skills to discern and adapt to emerging needs encouraged to apply.

This is a full time, permanent position with a salary range of $38,000-45,000 (Assistant), $40,000-58,000 (Planner), and $50,000-70,000 (Senior).  Salary is commensurate with demonstrated ability.  Excellent benefit package and collaborative work environment.  Submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and salary expectations to Waninger@cvregion.com.  Position open until filled; application review begins June 1, 2021.   CVRPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.

Job Description:  Assistant Planner     Planner     Senior Planner

Major Areas of Work:  Cross Discipline     Land Use     Other

 

BOOKKEEPER OR FINANCE MANAGER

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission is hiring one financial position, and is open to multiple skill levels.  We have contracted for services for four years, and wish to bring services back in house.

Bookkeeper:  The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission seeks an adaptable, self-motivated Bookkeeper.  Apply to join our team if you enjoy leveraging the power of people working together to help other achieve their goals!  This is a permanent position at 24-30 hours per week.  Compensation commensurate with demonstrated ability within a salary range of $37,440 – $60,000 annualized.  Benefits apply.  Flexible and collaborative work environment.  The successful candidate will have an Associate’s degree in bookkeeping, accounting or related discipline and three to five years in a similar position; a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or financial management preferred.  Knowledge of state and federal grant management and contract administration highly desirable. Full job description here. Position open until filled; applications review begins May 17, 2021.  Please provide a cover letter, resume, three references, and salary expectations to chartrand@cvregion.com. CVRPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.

Finance Manager:  Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission seeks an experienced, part-time Finance Manager to join our team.  The Finance Manager performs professional level accounting work in the maintenance, review, and reconciliation of financial records to ensure compliance with accepted accounting principles and standards.  This position is responsible for all fiscal operations for the Commission including operation of the Commission’s financial system; budget development; analyzing financial reports, programs, costs, payments and/or accounting processes; sub-recipient audits; and coaching and monitoring staff in conformance with federal and state program fiscal requirements.

This is a permanent position at 24-30 hours per week.  Compensation commensurate with demonstrated ability within a salary range of $50,000 – $80,000 annualized.  Excellent benefit package may apply depending on hours.  Outstanding work environment.

Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related discipline and three to five years in a similar position; a master’s degree in accounting, business or financial management preferred.  The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have excellent time management skills to accommodate numerous concurrent tasks, and will works cooperatively with others to achieve shared objectives.  Relevant knowledge of state and federal grant management and contract administration highly desirable.  Full job description here.  Please provide cover letter, resume three references, and salary expectations to chartrand@cvregion.com  Position open until filled; application review begins March 29, 2021.   CVRPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.