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City of New Haven

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This is highly responsible professional and technical work in the City Plan Department. Work involves staff responsibility for the direction and administration of numerous complex development and planning projects. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director with latitude for the exercise of independent professional judgement, and is reviewed through conferences and evaluation of results.

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Graduation from a four year college or university with major course work in planning, public or business administration, law, or a related field; and three to five years of experience in urban planning, economic or real estate development, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning and economic development; Considerable knowledge of the financial and legal aspects of urban real estate development and public/private partnerships; Considerable knowledge of administrative and evaluation procedures; Knowledge of municipal, state and federal government structure and relations; Ability to supervise the work of other departmental staff and consultants; Ability to structure proposals for projects and programs to advance City development objectives. 

See job posting and description for all requirements.

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In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal. 

1) Go to

2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply. 

Those persons meeting minimum requirements will be invited to participate in a Civil Service exam process at a later date.

Applications for this position only accepted online at . 

Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or junk, for correspondence from our department. 

If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email


SALARY: $59,408 - $72,620 annualized

LOCAL 3144, RANGE 9 

This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. 

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check, (2) a pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening, (3) registration in the New Haven COVID Vaccination/Testing portal and providing proof of full vaccination as per the Mandatory COVID Vaccination/Testing Policy (available to review at ), and (4) a 90-day probationary period. Instructions and information on this pre-employment process are included in Conditional Offer of Employment. 

Current Bargaining Union Contract contains information on union membership, employee benefits, seniority, pensions, and more. It can be reviewed at

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