Planner I

City of East Providence

East Providence, RI United States

Application deadline: 4 pm October 9, 2020.

Under the supervision of Director of Planning & Economic Development or a designated superior, performs professional and responsible planning work in connection with municipal planning, resource development, housing, community development, and special projects. Assignments are usually received from supervisor in some detail; the extent of detail depends upon the difficulty or nature of the assignment.


Duties may also include: subdivision and development plan review, review of environmental and open space issues, city and recreational facility planning, computer mapping, graphics for department’s use and presentations; work on capital improvement budgets and prepare written reports. This position will also prepare and provide monitoring reports of the city’s annual capital improvement plan in coordination with the Finance Department. The position will have specific focus on community development and provide assistance to the City’s CDBG program. Responsibilities will range from developing community priority needs and strategic grant investments in housing, economic development, public services, neighborhood infrastructure and facilities improvements. Additional duties will include performing environmental reviews, monitoring sub recipients, and various grant administration duties such as maintaining accurate accounting records of grant revenues and expenditures. The incumbent must exercise independent judgment in competing assignments in planning work details and making technical decisions. Performs related work as required and assigned.


Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
Community or Neighborhood Development
Salary Range