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Company Name Quonset Development Corporation

Location North Kingstown

Date Posted November 4, 2021

Job Type Full-time



QDC is seeking a Project Manager with experience in planning, site design, real estate development, regulatory review and/or grant management to join the team responsible for overseeing the development of the Quonset Business Park.  As part of the Planning and Development Department, the Project Manager will focus on providing Development Services, and will be responsible for a variety of tasks and projects related to the Business Park’s overall development, including preparing conceptual plans for real estate projects, overseeing the site plan review process, managing the Park’s Technical Review Committee, administering grant projects, and managing the work of development consultants.  QDC is a small organization composed of high energy staff who are involved in a variety of projects and take on a wide range of responsibilities.  The ideal candidate for the Project Manager, Development Services position will be highly organized and motivated, able to work independently with minimal supervision, and capable of prioritizing work tasks.

Essential Responsibilities

The Project Manager, Development Services will undertake the following activities, at minimum:

  • Coordinate and streamline the review of site development applications to facilitate development activity within the Business Park, which includes review of development proposals for conformance with QDC regulations and standards, providing information to applicants and the public, preparing written correspondence related to development activities, and managing the Quonset Business Park Technical Review Committee.

  • Coordinate QDC’s involvement in the building permit approval process with the State Building Code Commissioner’s Office.

  • Prepare conceptual plans for the development of real estate within the Quonset Business Park, based on guidance received from QDC’s Managing Director and Director of Planning and Development.

  • Participate in meetings with potential and current tenants to discuss real estate needs.

  • Assist in preparing local, state, and federal grant applications and administering grant programs once received.

  • Interact with prospective tenants, property owners, Professional Engineers, architects, contractors, State agencies and other consultants to discuss and resolve design and submission issues associated with development and permitting.

  • Coordinate final inspection of development projects for consistency with QDC standards and plan approvals.

  • Manage the work of professional consultants, including surveyors and architects, retained by QDC.

  • Develop reports, maps, presentation-style graphics, calculations, visualizations and sketches for park-wide infrastructure projects, master planning, and real estate development projects.

  • Act as QDC’s representative when required, including with existing and potential tenants, representatives from the host community (North Kingstown), other State agencies, and members of the business community.


Experience and Qualifications

Candidates for the Project Manager, Development Services position must have:

  • A proficient working knowledge of and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in site plan development and/or review.

  • Experience facilitating meetings, managing consultants, and creating illustrative, presentation-level graphics.

  • Experience in applying for grants and administering grant programs.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, the ability to prioritize work to achieve outcomes within set timelines, and the ability to organize digital information.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (engineering, urban/community planning, landscape architecture, etc.).

  • Proficiency in Geographic Information Systems, AutoCAD, the Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator and/or Photoshop) and Microsoft Office (or some combination of these software programs).


Salary Range: $92,400 to $100,700 DOE

Quonset Development Corporation offers a generous benefit package to full time employees including; Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delta Dental, VSP, and retirement programs with employer match.

How to apply: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume by December 3, 2021 to:

Project Manager (Development Services) Selection Committee Quonset Development Corporation 95 Cripe Street North Kingstown, RI 02852 Or Email to:

Landscape Architectural Designer - Whitham Planning Design Landscape Architecture, PLLC

Whitham Planning Design Landscape Architecture, PLLC would welcome a new team member to join the design staff at our small, 
dynamic landscape architectural design, planning, and project management firm.  


This full-time Landscape Designer position will be responsible for the following tasks: 
• Closely collaborate with other WPD staff and maintain a collegial, collaborative, and supportive office environment; 
• Manage and collaborate on 1-6 large- and small-scale projects during all stages of the design process; 
• Prepare site analysis, concept development, layout, planting, paving, grading and drainage, and materials plans and details; 
• Prepare and manage project schedules and meeting agendas; 
• Visit project sites before, during, and after construction; 
• Administer construction projects in accordance with the contract documents; 
• Prepare municipal approval documents including SEQR, Zoning, and Site Plan Review materials; 
• Coordinate between client and consultant teams; 
• Deliver presentations to a broad audience of project stakeholders; 
• Write project narratives. 


The ideal candidate for this position would have: 
• 1-3 years of professional landscape architectural design experience; 
• Professional degree in Landscape Architecture; 
• Record of effectively collaborating on projects with other colleagues; 
• Expert communication, organization, writing, graphic, and presentation skills; 
• Expertise in AutoCAD; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; 
• Fluency in SketchUp and/or other 3D software to prepare graphics; 
• Basic Microsoft Word and Excel fluency. 


WPD offers our employees a suite of benefits as part of this position, including a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications; 
health, dental, and vision insurance coverage; a generous PTO and vacation policy. Our office provides ongoing educational and 
professional development opportunities and enjoys volunteer engagement with our community. Our bright, beautiful office is in the center 
of downtown Ithaca, NY, a city which offers an exceptional quality of life. 


To Apply: 


Interested candidates are invited to submit the following to
• Cover letter describing your interest in the position; 
• Professional resume; 
• Landscape Architectural Design portfolio: this should include academic and professional work produced; 
• Professional writing sample, such as a project description, public design application, or presentation narrative. 


About WPD: 


Whitham Planning Design Landscape Architecture PLLC (WPD) was established in 2010 and is located in ‘gorges’ Ithaca, New York. The 
firm provides a broad range of services, including design during all stages of a project’s development, municipal approvals planning, public 
outreach, and project team coordination. The projects we work on range in scale from community planning and large-scale infill 
development all the way down to urban pocket parks and minute custom detailing. We believe that our work shapes the identity and 
experience of these spaces, and look forward to reviewing interested candidates’ materials. 

posted 10/25/2021



Job Type: Limited Union

Job No.: P-59-21

Salary: $61,085 – $69,738

Department: Parks Department

Grade: 32

Posting Dates: 08/12/2021 – 08/25/2021

New employees will be compensated at a wage rate of fifteen percent (15%) below the contractual rate of pay for the period of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022. Wages for new employees will be increased in five percent (5%) increments annually on the anniversary of the date of hire. On June 30, 2022, new employees shall receive the full contractual rate. This rate does not apply to IT Department positions.

The City of Providence formally invites historically underrepresented groups, such as women and minorities to apply for its open positions.

Job Summary

Under supervision of Design Team Manager, is responsible for the preparation of GIS mapping in order to prepare various CAD based engineering and planning projects; and to manage construction projects of various sizes. In addition, organization and management of project archives system and Parks Maintenance Documents pertaining to the various project Operations and Maintenance Manuals.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Performs field assessments and research in support of Parks Department projects, including on site field measurements using level-transit system.

  2. Prepares reports and project assessments as required.

  3. Prepares design documents, detailed specifications and precise cost estimates and evaluations that conform to all federal, state, and City codes and standards.

  4. Prepares requests for proposals for consultant design services, planning services, landscape architectural service, engineering services.

  5. Reviews design proposals submitted by contractors or architects with consideration to adherence to specifications, site or park constraints, financial limitations, and public use requirements.

  6. Coordinates with Board of Contract and Supply for Park Improvement Projects including but not limited to architectural and engineering services.

  7. Manages complex construction projects by parks staff and by contractors including, but not limited to, project inspections, contract management, and financial oversight.

  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture or planning from an accredited college or university preferred, or a related Engineering or Urban Planning degree.

  2. Minimum of five years professional experience in the field of Landscape Architecture or site planning, project development, or park improvements.

  3. Experience in developing requests for proposal for project planning.

  4. Knowledge and experience in AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Suite, ArcGIS online and ArcGIS apps

  5. Must be able to interpret project prints, plans, and site surveys. And prepare scaled drawings of planning and landscape projects.

  6. Must possess excellent oral communications and writing skills.

  7. Must possess and maintain a valid State Driver’s License.

  8. Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

Training Requirements

 Upon Appointment:

  1.  Must be able to gain a working knowledge of departmental technology and database systems through on-the-job usage and training within six (6) months.


  1.  Must maintain a valid State Driver’s License.

  2. Periodic training to maintain proficiency in department technology and database systems.

  3. Participation in customer service training every 36 months.

The term “limited” means that the successful candidate will perform the job for an undetermined length of time. The position may or may not become permanent.

Apply here:

posted 8/17/21