President & CEO – 1000 Friends of Minnesota

1000 Friends of Minnesota (1000 FOM), a nonprofit membership organization and Section 501(c)(3) public charity with offices in St. Paul and Brainerd, MN, is seeking a President and CEO to lead it to higher levels of activity, funding, effectiveness and recognition in contributing to effective growth management. The President offices in St. Paul, reports to the Board of Directors and has full responsibility and accountability for the organization’s operations and fundraising. The position requires a visionary with excellent communication skills, flexibility, and the desire to build an organization that is the statewide leader in growth management. Founded in 1993 as a program of the Land Stewardship Project, 1000 FOM grew out of citizens’ concerns with the ramifications of Minnesota’s sprawling growth patterns. 1000 FOM successfully spun off as a separate organization in 1998. We are Minnesota’s only statewide organization dedicated solely to growth management issues. Our mission is to encourage sustainable development patterns that promote healthy, livable communities and conserve farmland, forests and natural areas. 1000 FOM uses education, research, coalition building, advocacy, policy development and community organizing to achieve its goals.
Salary: This is a full-time position with a salary dependent on experience and a competitive benefits package.
Application: Please see the 1000 FOM website,, for a position description and additional information about the organization. The position will remain open until filled, but applications are requested by September 24, 2004. To apply, send resume, cover letter with job requirements, references and 3 writing samples to:
John P. James, Chair
1000 Friends of Minnesota
Lommen, Nelson Law Firm
80 S. 8th Street, Suite 2000
Minneapolis, Mn 55402
[email protected]

Planner – City of Columbia Heights

This position is responsible for professional work in the management and administration of a variety of activities related to planning and zoning, housing and community development. Assists the Community Development Director in program and project development. Work is performed with considerable independence under the general supervision of the Community Development Director.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or related field. One year experience using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). One year public sector work experience in planning, zoning, or grant writing. Valid driver’s license. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two or more years public sector experience in planning, zoning, or grant writing. Graduate coursework in urban planning or related field.
Salary: $3,449- $3,919/month + fringe benefits.
Application: City applications are available at the City Hall Information Window, or they can be downloaded from our web site @, or call our Personnel Hot Line at (763) 706-3616, TDD (763) 706-3692. Applications are due no later than 4:45 PM, Friday, September 24, 2004. In addition, applicants may submit any other data they feel is pertinent to their consideration. Resumes may be submitted in addition to, but not in lieu of, the City application. City applications must be completely filled out and returned to the:
Assistant to the City Manager
City of Columbia Heights
590 40th Avenue NE
Columbia Heights, MN 55421
The City of Columbia Heights does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or the provision of services
Senior Planner – Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®)

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. SEH, a multidisciplined consulting firm, is looking for a Sr. Planner in our Minneapolis, MN office. Candidate will carry out urban planning, town planning, and community planning studies, as well as, support the planning and design activities of various SEH teams.
Minimum Requirements: Candidate must have Bachelors degree in urban planning with at least 8 yrs private consulting and government agency service experience.
Application: For confidential consideration, please send resume and salary history to [email protected] or fax to 612.758.6701. Please refer to job title and position location when submitting your resume.
Planner – The City of New Prague

The City of New Prague is seeking a Planner to join the Planning Department. The planner position will provide and interpret planning and zoning information to the public, conduct plan reviews, perform on-site inspections, and create reports related to development issues. Attendance at various evening city meetings will be required. The city planner works independently under the direction of the City Planner.
Minimum Requirements: Education and/or training equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in planning, urban studies, or closely related field or have one or more years of practical experience in planning and zoning.
Salary: 2004 salary range is $37,627 to $50,794.
Application: To be considered, cover letter, resume, city application, and references must be received by 4 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2004 in the New Prague City Hall. The complete job description and city application are available at the
New Prague City Hall
118 Central Avenue North
New Prague, MN 56071
or by calling 952-758-4401.
Questions may be directed to the City Planner at: [email protected]

Planning/Zoning Director – City of Aberdeen, SD

The City of Aberdeen, SD, a progressive and vibrant city of 25,000, is seeking a forward-minded Planning/Zoning Director to provide leadership and direction for this regional municipality. This individual would perform administrative and technical work in supervising and performing planning/zoning activities for the municipality, and for recommending planning/zoning/building policies/ordinances; Compile, and analyze planning/zoning data; Provide information to the commission and general public, concerning zoning ordinances, subdivision and platting regulations, building codes, State Codified Laws, federal regulations; Prepare, review and present to the City Commission on recommendations on actions to be taken on projects and proposals.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning and three years of progressive planning experience.
Salary: $54,419
Application: Position closes September 17, 2004 Applications/Inquiries Contact:
City of Aberdeen, Human Resources
123 S. Lincoln St.
Aberdeen, SD 57401
or email [email protected]

MPO Planner / Engineer – City of Greensboro, NC

The City of Greensboro seeks a MPO Planner or Engineer with hands-on experience, vision, and interdisciplinary skills. This is an opportunity to excel and grow in a dynamic organization and an expanding community. The position supports the technical and policy work of the Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization and the City of Greensboro Transportation Planning Division and performs a wide range of challenging transportation planning duties. For information about the city and the area check out ,, and
Duties of the position include: 1) support the Technical and Policy Committees of the MPO and the ongoing transportation planning process; 2) work on MPO plans, programs, and studies including the Long Range Transportation Plan, the Transportation Improvement Program, the Congestion Management System, and bicycle and pedestrian plans, 3) support state and local project development and work on feasibility studies, environmental documents, and the design process; 4) support other initiatives including bicycle and pedestrian planning and project development, comprehensive planning, and public involvement and outreach activities. Candidates with strong travel demand forecasting skills will support regional model development and use on a range of MPO and regional efforts.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelors Degree in urban planning, civil engineering or a related field, with a Masters Degree and professional certification (e.g. AICP, P.E. etc.) highly desirable.
Applied knowledge of the practice of transportation planning is required, with progressive experience in the metropolitan planning process and/or transportation project development desired. Specialized experience and knowledge of transportation analysis methods such as travel demand forecasting, GIS analysis, and planning for pedestrians and bicyclists is preferred. Strong computer skills are critical. The demonstrated ability to work on several projects simultaneously and in a team environment is essential. Strong research, writing, and public speaking skills are needed.
Salary: The starting salary for this position is dependent on qualifications with a highly competitive benefits package. This position is EXEMPT under FLSA.
Application: The closing date for this position is September 14, 2004. More information about the position can be found at Forward a copy of your resume and salary history and an employment application to the City of Greensboro Employment Office at:
City of Greensboro Employment Office
P.O. Box 3136
Greensboro, NC 27402-3136.
Application forms are available at

City Planner II – City of St. Paul

The city of St. Paul is seeking a person to fill the position of City Planner II. The person in this position will : conduct field surveys; collect and organizedata and statistics on various planning topics including population, land and
building use, transportation and environmental characteristics; analyze data and formulate conclusions and recommendations; drafts written reports; participate in policy analysis and development of alternative policy proposals for comprehensive planning; plan and prepare charts, graphs, maps, drawings and exhibits; present studies and proposals to planning committees and City Council; establishe and maintain communications with public and private agencies; meet with citizen and special interest groups to discuss planning proposals.
Minimum Requirements: College graduation in a planning related field with an urban emphasis (no substitution for college), and two years’ experience as a City Planner I or equivalent; Or, a master’s degree in urban planning. (Note: Second language preferred, but not required.)
Salary Range: Bi-Weekly Salary: Starting, $1,518.42 – Maximum, $2,122.82 Approx. Annual Rate: Starting, $39,630.76 – Maximum, $55,405.60
Application: Deadline for application is 4:30 p.m., Thursday, September 9, 2004. Application materials and more information are available on line at You can also apply on line at that address.
Ř A legible photocopy of your proof of education (transcript/diploma);
Ř Completed Supplemental Questionnaire;
Ř Resume; and
Ř City of Saint Paul Application must be submitted for all City positions;
Ř Sample of planning related work product you produced
If additional materials are required, please mail or fax the documents.
MAIL Office of Human Resources
OR IN 400 City Hall Annex, 25 W. Fourth Street
PERSON: Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
DROP: Drop application at St. Paul Regional Water Services wall slot on the SE corner of Fourth St. & Wabasha St. in downtown Saint Paul until Wednesday, September 8, 2004.
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EXAM SUBJECT: Qualifications Rating . . . . . . . . . . . . 100.00 (Pass/Fail)
· The qualification rating will be based on the minimum qualifications. The names of all those who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the eligible list. The supplemental questionnaire, work sample and resume are information to assist the department in determining who should be offered an employment interview. Be as specific and detailed as possible in answering the questions. Return your completed questionnaire, application, and resume by the application deadline.

NOTICE: If enough promotion candidates apply for this position, only the promotional candidates will be tested.