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  • Community Engagement Project Manager

    Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. (FHI) is a team of planners, engineers, designers, scientists, GIS analysts, and administrative personnel dedicated to providing mobility planning, community planning, environmental services, and community engagement services. Now in our 33rd year, and spanning multiple offices in exciting urban centers, we lead and partner on innovative projects across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. FHI’s core values guide all we do. We combine our technical planning skills with customized, highly responsive client services. Our staff share a passion, energy, and commitment to improving our communities.

    FHI is seeking an experienced Project Manager for our Community Engagement Service team. The best candidate will have a passion for working with the public, governmental agencies and project stakeholders, leading engagement efforts that result in optimal project outcomes and, ultimately, better communities. Community engagement is one of the most important aspects of a successful project, requiring keen insight and carefully executed but flexible plans. We are looking for someone with 10 years minimum experience as a project manager with a proven record of developing and implementing innovative public outreach techniques and strategies for public and private sector clients.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Manage all aspects of community engagement projects both in and outside of CT, including successful management of project budgets, schedules, and high-quality project delivery
    • Develop and implement strategic outreach plans to meaningfully include and facilitate communication with stakeholders and the general public on transportation and community planning projects, utilizing a wide variety of tools and techniques including public meetings, printed materials, social media, website, press releases, and PowerPoint presentations
    • Lead a project team, exhibiting proficiency in public speaking and meeting facilitation for a variety of clients (Federal, State, regional, municipal agencies/stakeholder groups)
    • Collaborate with clients and agencies on project development and planning, including the development of key outreach messages and themes
    • Facilitate stakeholder and strategy meetings and workshops
    • Digest complex and multifaceted concepts and direct graphic designers and project staff on development of effective communication tools including infographics, website content, presentations, media coordination (legal notices and display advertising), and webinars
    • Lead business development efforts and proposal activities that includes guiding preparation of proposal and presentation materials
    • Experience with public relations/marketing/communications/branding a plus
    • Experience working with disenfranchised and traditionally under-represented populations
    • Represent and uphold FHI’s core values of collaboration, innovation, and passion to enhance the communities in which we work

    Desired Skills + Experience:

    • 10+ years experience in a business/consulting environment
    • Bachelor’s Degree minimum
    • Leadership and project management experience
    • Business development experience
    • Excellent communication skills with strong written, oral, editing, and analytical abilities
    • Strong interpersonal skills; interested in working in dynamic, collaborative studio environment
    • Experience with event planning, communications, research
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; basic understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign) and visual graphic design a plus
    • Knowledge of social media communications plans
    • Knowledge of public relations and media plans
    • Knowledge of online applications including project websites and surveys
    • Knowledge of innovative community engagement tools
    • Background in the transportation industry, urban planning/design, land use, or related field a plus
    • Willingness to attend evening meetings and travel on project-related business
    • Multilingual ability an asset
    • Valid Driver’s License

    This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual who welcomes working in a collaborative environment. FHI is proud to offer rewarding professional experiences with opportunities for professional development. Salary commensurate with experience.

    Send resume to communityengagement@fhiplan.com or Elizabeth Marchion, 416 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT  06103.  Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. is an EEO/AA /VEV/Disabled employer.

  • Environmental Project Manager

    Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. (FHI) is a team of planners, scientists, engineers, designers, GIS analysts, and administrative personnel dedicated to providing environmental services, mobility planning, community planning, and public involvement services. Now in our 32nd year, and spanning multiple offices in exciting urban centers, we lead and partner on innovative projects across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. FHI’s core values guide all we do. We combine our technical planning skills with customized, highly responsive client services. Our staff share a passion, energy, and commitment to improving our communities.  

    FHI provides environmental planning, sustainability, resiliency, environmental permitting, and environmental documentation services to state departments of transportation, development agencies, municipalities, airports and other entities. With a focus on strategic planning and supporting technical analysis, FHI helps clients meet regulatory requirements and identify and achieve their project goals.

    FHI is seeking an experienced Project Manager for our Environmental Services team. This position will be located in our New York City office. For this position, FHI is seeking someone with 10 years minimum experience with a proven record of leading environmental documentation and permitting projects throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, including NEPA, SEQRA and CEQR compliance. Candidates for this position should demonstrate their ability to lead project teams, supervise and develop staff, provide excellent client service with innovative and strategic solutions, and conduct business development. In addition, candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage project teams and technical sub-consultants
    • Coordinate with clients
    • Prepare NEPA, SEQRA and CEQR documentation
    • Guide permitting efforts
    • Develop project scopes of work, fee estimates, and schedules
    • Plan and participate in stakeholder meetings, public workshops, and public hearings
    • Conduct technical analysis and write reports
    • Provide quality assurance and control 
    • Help grow FHI’s Environmental Service Line through identifying and pursuing new business opportunities

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Experience leading complex environmental compliance and permitting efforts
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Leadership and mentoring skills
    • Self-motivated
    • Highly organized
    • Attention to detail
    • Capable of coordinating and performing multiple tasks
    • Experience with stakeholder facilitation, public presentations, and public hearings
    • Ability to problem solve and think creatively
    • Ability to travel on project-related business
    • Ability to work independently

    Qualifications:

    • B.S./B.A. in urban planning, environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field
    • 10+ years of experience in environmental consulting or related field
    • Writing samples and references will be required 

    This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual who welcomes working in a collaborative environment. FHI is proud to offer rewarding professional experiences with opportunities for professional development. Salary commensurate with experience.

    Send resume to environmental@fhiplan.com or Claudia Massie, 416 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT  06103.  Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. is an EEO/AA /VEV/Disabled employer.

  • Internship Program

    Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. offers internships to students in our Connecticut and New York City offices. Placements range in duration from four weeks to one year. Our collaborative environment and atmosphere will provide a unique experience and exposure to all aspects of planning in our transportation, environmental, community, and public involvement service lines. Our internship program offers a range of development opportunities. You will have real responsibility from day one, so you get to develop on-the-job skills that allow you to work independently as well as collaborate and work with others in a team environment. You’ll have an opportunity to develop professional and leadership skills that will help you on your career journey. Come and be part of FHI’s team that’s working to create better communities through innovative planning.

    • Who: College students - preferably with a focus on planning, urban design, engineering, graphic design, or communications as their area of study.
    • Where: Hartford, CT or New York, NY
    • Deadline: Rolling admission
    • Requirements: Students must be at least 18 years of age, enrolled and taking classes at an accredited program or institution. Participation in this program requires unrestricted work authorization.
    • To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to intern@fhiplan.com or Claudia Massie, 416 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103. Provide your preferred office location and your specific interest of planning. Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer.

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