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ASSISTANT PLANNER
 
The Cambridge Housing Authority seeks applicants for the above referenced position within the Planning and Development Department of the agency. This is a responsible entry-level administrative position dedicated to the planning of affordable housing with emphasis on modernization and redevelopment of public housing. General responsibilities include: assistance with preparation of pro formas, evaluation of physical improvement needs of properties, preparation of funding proposals and Requests for Proposals, and administration of contracts for consulting architect and engineers. Other responsibilities include coordination of activities involving consulting architects and engineers, resident councils, other CHA departments and funding agencies. Occasional evening meetings with residents and neighborhood groups are also responsibilities of this position.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in one of the social sciences and experience in housing or planning and public administration required. A Master’s Degree is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Prior experience with real estate development is also helpful.

The Agency offers a competitive benefits program including health insurance through the Group Insurance Commission, FSA’s, Blue Cross Blue Shield dental insurance, the State Retirement System, additional voluntary benefits, and MBTA Corporate T-Pass Program.

Pay Grade 9-Salary: $ 27.53/hr
Deadline for application: August 1, 2014
Please send cover letter and resume to:    Cambridge Housing Authority
                                                                            362 Green Street
                                                                            Cambridge, MA 02139
                                                                            Attn: Human Resources Department
 
Electronic submissions may be made tojobs@cambridge-housing.org (or click here)
Please reference position title in subject line. Resume and over letter must be an attachment and not included in body of email.
 
It is the policy of the Cambridge Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3- eligible individuals.  The Cambridge Housing Authority is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.  Minorities, handicapped and others are encouraged to apply.
 
TDD 1-800-545-1833, x 112
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