PLANNER I/RDA PROJECT COORDINATOR
Midvale City is now accepting applications for a full-time Planner I/RDA Project Coordinator position in the Community Development Department. Under the direction of the City Planner & RDA Directory, the Planner/RDA Coordinator provides the public with assistance in planning matters and is responsible for redevelopment projects and programs.
Necessary Skills: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of city planning.
Must possess strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to learn and consistently interpret complex regulations. Must possess solid personal organization and work load management skills. Must be able to collect, organize, and analyze information; and convert it into clear, concise reports. Must be able to develop and present clear and concise presentations. Knowledge and ability to apply word processing, spreadsheets and other personal computer applications. Must be able to work effectively with City staff and representatives of other organizations to accomplish shared and multi-disciplinary tasks. Ability to meet expected deadlines and attain measurable results as defined by the Community Development Director.
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, architecture, public administration or closely related field; plus two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in City Planning, Community Development, Economic Development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Starting Salary: Grade 21 ($18.83 – $21.30 per hour D.O.E.) Applications are available at Midvale City Hall, 655 West Center Street, Midvale, Utah or www.midvalecity.org. Application and resume must be submitted to Midvale City Hall, Human Resources Department, 655 West Center Street, Midvale, between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or by email to contactHR@midvale.com or faxed to (801) 567-0518. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday November 29, 2013. Midvale City is an equal opportunity employer.
JANE JACOBS WALK 2014 INTERNSHIPS
DOWNTOWN ALLIANCE INTERNSHIP
The Downtown Alliance seeks an intern to help support community outreach programs in Salt Lake City’s Central Business District. The internship will be paid at $10 per hour and will include 15-20 hours per week for eight to ten weeks, with possible employment opportunities following the internship. The internship will be open until filled by the right candidate.
Responsibilities will include:
Compile contact information for downtown businesses
Catalog and update all downtown residential options
Develop a strategy for grassroots outreach to downtown employer and employees
Support for the Downtown Ambassador program
Provide support to prepare for the Utah legislative session
Update economic data for Downtown Benchmark Report
Develop databases for website and internal communications
Support for community events
To apply for the internship, please send a letter and resume highlighting relevant educational and work experience to
UDOT/WFRC TRAVELWISE INTERN
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has two opportunities for internships. The temporary staff members will assist the UDOT TravelWise Team in implementing TravelWIse strategies (a set of strategies that encourages Utahns to use alternatives to driving alone) for employees and residents of WFRC member communities in Salt Lake County and in the Weber/Davis County area.Each internship will be on a half- time basis.
TravelWise Intern Overview and Responsibilities
Fall semester 2013 / Winter semester 2014
1. Document community activity in TravelWise trip reduction strategies
a. Research and document trip reduction strategies available to each community using UPLAN and other sources
b. Document current trip reduction activities
c. Document community interest/resources for expanded trip reduction strategies
d. Document behavior changes in community trip reduction efforts
2. Work as a liaison with UDOT TravelWise and WFRC communities.
a. Attend with TravelWise personnel the orientation meetings with each community.
b. Designate a TravelWise contact within each community, if possible.
c. Draft TRIP agreement for each participating community.
3. Report community trip reduction efforts to WFRC
a. Compile record of community trip reduction efforts
b. Prepare summary report including:
i. % of communities with at least one TravelWise strategy in operation.
ii. Estimate VMT and emission reductions
iii. List most popular programs and the number of communities participating
iv. Document select case studies of effective trip reduction programs
c. Prepare presentation for the WFRC Air Quality Committee and the Council
The candidate for this intern position will need strong communication skills in speaking and writing, and will need to be comfortable working with the public, municipal professional staff, employers/businesses, and elected officials. A background or interest in marketing, communications, urban planning, or transportation planning/engineering is beneficial. The candidate should also have the analytical skills to measure and report the effectiveness of the program. Basic computer skills are required with GIS is a plus. The successful candidate should be available at least 3 days each week for 4 hours at a time. A drivers license and personal vehicle are required for travel within the Weber, Davis, and Salt Lake area.
Resumes should be submitted to Angelo Papastamos, UDOT TravelWise Project Manager via email at email@example.com and Kim Clark, VIA Consulting via