Monday, July 25, 2011
If you have any questions about the bylaws, please email Clayton Husband, AICP or call 817-459-6668.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a qualified individual to assist the Regional Transit Coordination and Operations Team in administering, managing, and overseeing Federal Transit Administration programs, including the Urbanized Area Formula Program, Job Access/Reverse Commute Program, and New Freedom Program. These programs are complex due to the type and number of projects funded, the multitude of customers served, coordination of a variety of transit needs, and the involvement of multiple jurisdictions.
This position will provide assistance throughout the life cycle of these programs and projects, from grant approval through project implementation leading to grant closeout. This individual will assist in the review, analysis, and evaluation of the overall direction and effectiveness of project and program oversight. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.
- Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods
- At least one year of related experience
- Previous experience with Federal Transit Administration programs desired
Job Location: Arlington, TX, US
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Website: NCTCOG Job Application
- Bachelor's degree in analytical, quantitative methods such as urban/transportation planning, design or landscape architecture or other related field of study.
- At least one year of related experience.
- Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and developing layers and shapefiles.
- Experience working with public and elected officials desired.
The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Urban/City & Regional Planning, Geography, Business, or a closely related field. Masters degree, AICP and/or PMP a plus. Applicant must have five + years experience in transit planning and/or in urban or city planning with experience managing the planning of complex capital projects.
Starting salary range: $54,019 - $64,524. Benefits include medical, dental, a 457b plan with 3-6% company contribution, tuition reimbursement program, scholarship program for employees and their dependents, an onsite wellness center, employer paid life insurance, long term care, and long term disability. THIS POSITION WILL CLOSE ON JULY 25, 2011.
Applicants must apply online at http://www.the-t.com/ . You must have an email address to apply online. A kiosk in Human Resources is available Monday - Friday from 8:30pm-4:00pm in Human Resources at the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, 1600 East Lancaster, Fort Worth, TX 76102.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
CNU North Texas along with USGBC, The Dallas Center for Architecture, ULI, and The Dallas Architecture Forum presents two lectures by Dhiru Thadani and Anne Ricker followed by a panel discussion on creating a sense of community through the built environment.
July 28, 2011 from 1p-5p at the Dallas Center for Architecture
Registation is $75 at www.cnuntx.org
Continuing Education Credit available for USGBC, CNU, AIA, and AICP members
Architect, urban designer, and author Dhiru Thadani will discuss and illustrate solutions found in the urban paradigm of the built environment to prescriptively solve several current global crises. He will argue the need for a common design language, which is the subject of his book, The Language of Towns & Cities: A Visual Dictionary -- Book signing to follow event.
Anne Ricker is a member and speaker for the Urban Land Institute, International Downtown Association and American Planning Association. With extensive experience in real estate market analysis, urban redevelopment and vision building for public and private sector clients, Anne focuses on assisting communities and the investors within them by preparing strategies for development and redevelopment and identifying partner roles and resources. Anne is a founding principal with consulting firm Ricker Cunningham.
Friday, July 8, 2011
$4,645 - $5,806 per month depending on experience. Full-Time position available - M-F 8am to 5pm.
Under general direction, leads and manages the activities of planning teams responsible for performing planning assignments such as long-range plans and studies and current planning activities, including preparing and presenting staff reports, ordinance revisions and providing technical planning and zoning assistance to the public and city departments. Bachelor's Degree in urban and regional planning, architecture, or related fields plus two (2) years related experience. Prefer a Master's Degree in related field. AICP preferred. Must successfully complete a pre-employment screen including criminal background check.
For more information and to apply please visit www.arlingtontx.gov The City of Arlington is proud to be EOE.
The theme for the conference is "The New Frontier", generally focusing on the concept of "Texas Then & Now" as it relates to planning. The conference logo will be used on a variety of materials, from the conference program and banners to session signage, shirts and giveaway items. The files available to the right have some sample logos from previous conferences.
Some quick parameters for designing the logo:
Needs to be scalable and recognizable at different scales for printing/use on giveaways and materials.
Needs to be usable in b/w or two-color printing as well as four color printing (would prefer no gradient fills).
Needs to be relevant to Fort Worth area - planning as well as thematic.
If you have further questions or want to submit a logo design for consideration, please contact Stephen Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lyndsay Mitchell at email@example.com.