The primary goal of the Susquehanna Greenway River Town Technical Assistance Program is to build the capacity of local partners to envision, plan, construct and sustain riverfront parks, walking and biking trails, river accesses, green infrastructure, and greenway signs, as well as to protect and enhance natural and cultural assets, in order to stimulate sustainable community development. SGP assists Susquehanna Greenway River Towns with environmentally sensitive revitalization strategies to connect Main Street with the river, and attract public and private investment into core communities, resulting in new jobs. Technical assistance will focus on community organizing and assessments, visioning, community greenway planning, project conceptualization, fundraising for local projects, and promoting river towns as attractive places to live, work and play.
POSITION SUMMARY: The River Towns Planner (RTP) works with SGP staff and partners to develop and implement programs that build the capacity of local partners to envision, plan, construct and sustain riverfront parks, walking and biking trails, river accesses, green infrastructure, and greenway signs. A minimum of a bachelorâs degree in Landscape Architecture or Community Design is required. Relevant experience in community engagement strategies, community assessments, conceptual renderings, landscape design, historic preservation, graphic design, and project management is needed.
Competitive benefit package including generous paid time off, health and vision insurance, dental insurance, and retirement plan.