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🔗Historic Preservation and Neighborhood Planner

  • Full Time
  • Binghamton, NY
  • $47,500.00 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Planning Housing and Community Development
  • Job Summary: This is a specialized professional planning position with primary work assignments focused on the areas of historic preservation, neighborhood planning and urban design.
  • Job Qualifications:

    A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation which shall include or be supplemented by coursework in City or Regional Planning or an allied field with a similar course curriculum; OR
    B. Graduation from regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master’s Degree in City or Regional Planning or an allied field with a similar course curriculum, which shall include or be supplemented by coursework related to Historic Preservation; OR
    C. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in City or Regional Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Public Administration or an allied field with a similar course curriculum and three (3) years of full-time paid experience (or its part-time and/or volunteer equivalent) in municipal planning which shall have included extensive work in the field of historic preservation; OR
    D. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Historic Preservation and three (3) years of full-time paid experience (or its part-time and/or volunteer equivalent) in municipal planning; OR
    E. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree which shall include or be supplemented by coursework in Historic Preservation, and five (5) years of full-time paid experience (or its part-time and/or volunteer equivalent) in municipal planning; OR
    F. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree with shall include or be supplemented by coursework in City or Regional Planning, and five (5) years of full-time paid experience (or its part-time and/or volunteer equivalent) in municipal planning which shall have included extensive work in the field of historic preservation; OR
    G. An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of A through F.

  • How to Apply:

    Please submit a resume and cover letter, along with the Employment Application and email to: personnel@cityofbinghamton.com

    https://www.binghamton-ny.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/5541/637849210579570000

  • Job benefits: Health & NYS Retirement Pension
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: The City of Binghamton is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to workforce diversification.
  • Contact Name: Jaime Allen, Civil Service Administrator
  • Application Email: personnel@cityofbinghamton.com
  • Application URL: https://www.binghamton-ny.gov/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/204/71
  • Application Phone #: (607) 772-7008
  • Application Address: Personnel Office Binghamton City Hall 4th floor 38 Hawley Street Binghamton, New York 13901

Website City of Binghamton

Binghamton’s small-city culture features year-round events that draw thousands from around the region to our revitalized urban core. A monthly First Friday Art Walk brings visitors through downtown’s ever-expanding network of art galleries and often into the many new restaurants that have made Binghamton a food destination in recent years. Community members and visitors alike look forward to beloved annual events, such as the LUMA Projection Arts Festival, July Fest, Blues on the Bridge, Porchfest and the City’s famous St. Patrick's Parade Day. Binghamton was also the childhood home of Rod Serling, famed American screenwriter, producer and creator of The Twilight Zone.

Develops and administers the work plan for the City’s historic preservation program, including regulatory, planning, educational and training functions; Provides technical assistance and administrative support to the Commission on Architecture and Urban Design (CAUD), including designation and design review as set forth in the CAUD manual and the state and federal standards; Provides technical assistance to owners of historic and architecturally significant properties; Provides technical assistance to the Planning, Housing and Community Development Department and other City offices with required state and federal project reviews, state and local environmental reviews and with the prevention treatment of historic and architecturally significant City facilities; Creates/maintains a data base of all properties within the city designated within the City historic districts and listed on the New York State and National Registers of Historic Places; Maintains and updates official maps of local historic districts; Prepares annual report of historic preservation activities as required by the New York State Certified Local Government Program and works with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) on ongoing projects; Acts as the City’s representative at meetings with federal and state officials on design and implementation of the City’s historic preservation programs and projects; Coordinates and conducts neighborhood based participatory planning process and supervises preparation of neighborhood plans; Serves as liaison to City Hall for neighborhood groups with projects and activities such as playground improvements, development of recreational facilities, protection of neighborhood character and neighborhood stabilization; Acts as lead or support staff for City projects pertaining to land use, housing, accessibility, urban design and other areas of planning, including coordination with other departments, boards, committees and agencies; Researches, prepares applications and administers state, federal and regional grants; Serves on Susquehanna Heritage Area commission as assigned; Performs miscellaneous office work and maintains records of work activities.



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