Careers at the BRA & EDIC

Career and Internship Opportunities

Résumés are being accepted for the following BRA/EDIC employment opportunities. Positions remain posted on our website until they are filled. Please submit your résumé for the job that best meets your current qualifications.

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946 Deputy Director of Business Development

Under the direction of the WriteBoston Director, carry out the mission and vision of WriteBoston, an organization focused on promoting deep learning through writing.  WriteBoston offers training and coaching for teachers, along with writing opportunities for students, built on the premise that powerful writing and thinking are inseparable.

945 Senior Policy Manager

Under the direction of the Director, identify and develop funding resources to support youth and adult workforce development, education, juvenile justice, and youth development programs; research, design and develop plans for programs; coordinate research projects with institutions, agencies and the office’s research department; and maintain current knowledge of needs of Boston labor market and educational systems as related to youth and adults.

944 Director of Real Estate

Under the supervision of the Director and/or designee, provide leadership and management of the real estate portfolio and associated staff of the BRA/EDIC.  Identify development opportunities for all BRA/EDIC owned land and building assets; oversee the management, tracking and leasing of all BRA/EDIC owned land and building assets; oversee the Engineering and Facilities Management Department (Operations Management, Capital Construction), oversee the Real Estate Finance Department.

937 Assistant to the Director of Planning

Under the direction of the Director of Planning, serve as contact, liaison and scheduling manager in dealings with the Agency staff, professional consultants, city officials, community groups, and businesses.  Provide support in all efforts to maintain and enhance current records, systems, practices, and procedures for Planning Division functions.  Provide technical and administrative support; assist in the maintenance of, or maintain and update Department files, both electronic and paper. 

939 Planning Assistant

Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Community Planning, provide administrative support to the Community Planning Department. In support of the Community Planning Department, type, edit, proofread and produce correspondence, memoranda, reports, technical documents, and other materials, using word processing and spreadsheet software.  Schedule meetings.  Draft letters for supervisor’s signature.  Distribute and forward approved materials.  Take meeting minutes as assigned. Assist in preparing materials for internal and public meetings.   

940 Urban Designer I

Under direction of the Deputy Director for Urban Design and Urban Design Technology Manager, assist in preparing computer generated and hand drawn graphics and written expressions of urban design policies, prepare urban design studies and presentation materials.

941 Transportation Planner I

Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Waterfront Planning and within the Regulatory and Environmental Planning, assist in the division’s activities with regard to transportation planning, development review, transportation systems analysis, and the coordination of multi-modal transportation initiatives. Work with Federal, State and City agencies involved in such projects. Undertake tasks related to neighborhood planning and zoning being carried out by the Division. This position places a particular emphasis on assisting with the analysis, development and implementation of progressive multi-transportation strategies, policies and programs.

942 Waterfront Planner I

Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Waterfront Planning assist with planning initiatives for specific city neighborhoods throughout the City of Boston with an emphasis on initiatives related to the waterfront and the watersheet; conduct planning, urban design, environmental regulation and zoning research and studies; engage community and other constituencies to solicit input and feedback.

943 Planner II

Under direction of the Deputy Director of Community Planning, manage, conduct and participate in wide range of research and planning activities related to the City-wide Plan and other City- initiated planning projects.  Research and prepare recommendations for the Zoning Board of Appeal and provide input to the BRA Development Review Department on projects undergoing the Article 80 process.  Engage the community, other constituencies, and public agency departments to solicit input and feedback for recommendations on above referenced tasks.