Save the Date: 2013 Complete Communities Summit

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Upcoming APA Delaware Chapter Webcasts through June 2014

Click on the below image to see the complete APA Delaware webcast schedule through June 2014:

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To sign up for any of the above listed webcast please click here: http://planning.org/audioconference/

All webcasts will be held at either:

Kent County site: Kent County Administrative Complex, 555 Bay Road, room 220 (unless otherwise noted)
WILMAPCO site: 850 Library Ave., Suite 100, Newark, Delaware
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Dover Planning Position Opening

Posting #: 2013034

Posting Date: 08192013

Department of Planning & Inspections

Planner

The City of Dover Department of Planning & Inspections is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Planner. The essential function of this position is to research, analyze, and summarize data to support the Planning staff and to perform plan review for development plans. Additional responsibilities will include providing technical assistance to City customers for planning and zoning compliance; working with developers to facilitate resolution of planning-related issues/problems; performing technical reviews of site development plans for compliance with ordinances, policy, and planning principles; developing legal notices reports, and maps for the Planning Commission and other appointed boards and commissions; gathering and analyzing data/information to support periodic and special reports for area of responsibility; researching and authoring text for ordinance text amendments, annexations, and special projects; reviewing building and sign permits and Business Licenses for compliance and making determinations on whether to approve permits, and licenses; handling customer inquiries and complaints; inspecting physical sights for certificate of occupancy; providing technical expertise on computer software applications to co-workers; attending staff and other professional meetings to exchange information including presentations to such groups. This position requires a master’s degree or equivalent training in planning, public administration, landscape architecture, geography or closely related field along with a minimum of one year of related experience. Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners is preferred and experience with Geographic Information Systems is required. A valid driver’s license is required. Criminal background investigation and pre-employment drug/alcohol screening will be required. The City of Dover offers an excellent c o m p e n s at i o n p a ck a g e which includes health insurance and 401a / 4 5 7  d e f e r r e d  c o m p e n s a t i o n  p l a n .   To apply, submit a City of Dover employment application alon g with a cov er lett er and resum e to: City of Dover, Attn: Human Resources Dept., P.O. Box 475, Dover, DE 19903. An application can be obtained from the Human Resources Department at City Hall or at the website www.cityofdover.com EOE/AA

Minimum Hourly Rate:   $16.81

Closing Date: September 6, 2013

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Upcoming Events on Sea Level Rise!

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August 3rd Thursday on the Riverfront!

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New Job Posting from the City of Dover

See below:

Posting #:201332
Posting Date: 07292013

CITY OF DOVER

Department of Public Works
Civil Engineer I

The City of Dover Department of Public Worksis currently seeking three (3) qualified applicants for the position of Civil Engineer I. The essential function of this position is to assist the Department of Public Worksin the analysis, design, construction, inspection and maintenance of a variety of water, wastewater, transportation, stormwater and geotechnical projects.

The responsibilities will include data and record keeping, system component analysis, miscellaneous field investigations, preparation of plans and specifications and subdivision/site plan review including water, wastewater, stormwater and transportation infrastructure.

This position requires a Bachelor’s of Science degree in civil engineering, architecture or closely related field, along with a minimum of six months of related experience. Experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office products is required. Criminal background investigation and pre-employment drug/alcohol screening will be required.

The City of Dover offers an excellent compensation package which includes health insurance, and 401a/457 deferred compensation plan. To apply, submit a City of Dover employment application along with a cover letter and resume to: City of Dover, Attn: Human Resources Dept., P.O. Box 475, Dover, DE 19903. An application can be obtained from the Human Resources Department at City Hall or at the website http://www.cityofdover.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=hr.hrDetails&ID=210138&hrTypeID=31

Minimum Hourly Rate: $23.65
Closing Date: August 16, 2013, 5 pm

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APA Delaware: Upcoming Webinars

There are a number of interesting webcasts coming up from various APA chapters and divisions.  You can sign up for free, and view the webcast from your own computer.

1.5 CMs are either approved or pending for each webcast.

All webcasts will run from 1:00p.m. to 2:30p.m.

You can check out an archive of these webcasts here: http://www.utah-apa.org/webcasts.

Special Thursday Webcast on Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District:

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July 25 – The State of Takings After Koontz – Florida Chapter:https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/899152450 – Featuring Professor John Echeverria (Vermont Law School) and Dwight Merriam, Esq., FAICP (Robinson & Cole LLP)

And a full slate of Friday webcasts for the rest of the summer:

July 12 – Multimodal Way Finding – Transportation Division:https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/912342010

July 19 – Getting Back to Business: Addressing the Needs of Rockaway Businesses Impacted by Superstorm Sandy – NY Metro Section, NY Chapter –https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/653203482

July 26 – Functional Classification: So Important That No One Wants to Talk About It – New Urbanism Division – https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/723130898

August 2 – Addressing the Needs of LGBT Seniors – GALIP Division –https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/854418202

August 9 – TBD – New Jersey Chapter

August 16 – Beyond LID: Density and Form-Based Zoning Codes for Watershed Health – Connecticut Chapter – https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/387711122

August 23 – Success Stories in Sustainability:  The Common Ground Program – Western Central Chapter –  https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/729822458

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