Welcome to the Town of Groton, Connecticut. Located midway between New York and Boston, Groton is the largest municipality between New Haven, Connecticut, and the cities surrounding Providence, Rhode Island. Framed by the Thames River and the Mystic River, Groton is notable for its shores on Long Island Sound, just east of the end of Long Island. Both State and Municipal parks provide abundant access and views of the water. Groton is the home of the great US Naval Submarine Base, the Global Research and Development campus of Pfizer, Inc., and the submarine construction facilities of the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics, Inc. Other industries in our town range from a traditional fishing boat fleet to advanced medical supply manufacturing.
The Town of Groton is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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ARPA Coordinator (Full Time)
The Town of Groton Connecticut is looking for a dynamic, energetic, and highly motivated person to fill the role of ARPA Coordinator our Economic and Community Development division. The Town of Groton is set to receive over $8.6M in American Rescue Plan (ARPA) dollars. This position will work closely with OPDS staff and the Finance office to manage and monitor these ARPA grant funds as well as perform oversight of subrecipient contracts. This position will be playing a key role in the Economic and Community Development division. The Economic and Community Development division is part of the Office of Planning and Development Services. You will work with a highly skilled team of economic developers, planners, building inspectors, technical and administrative staff. Groton is the economic engine of southeastern Connecticut and our Economic and Community Development division has been recognized for its groundbreaking work. Come and be a part of a great team during an exciting time in the Town of Groton. Check out the Economic Development webpage exploremoregroton.com to see some of the projects happening in Groton. The town offers competitive wages and a highly competitive benefits package.
Required qualifications: The skills and knowledge required would usually be acquired with a Masters Degree in Planning or a closely related field; with a minimum of four years experience in planning preferably with experience in neighborhood and community development. Ability to make oral and written presentations. Sound computer skills, word processing, spreadsheets, and data base management with some familiarity with planning related computer applications. Knowledge of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and regulations preferred. Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. Certification as a Planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners desirable. Full-time, Non-union, 40 hours/week. This is a temporary, short term position which will expire prior to or at the close of three to four years from the date the position is filled. Entry salary range: $66,344-$77,443. Applications must be returned to Human Resources. Position to remain open until filled.