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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925 Labor Compliance Manager

Under the direction of the Director, Jobs and Community Services, analyze vendor and beneficiary compliance for the Living Wage Unit in assigned areas; monitor vendor activities and transactions; prepare reports and provide technical support to covered vendors and to procurement and project management staff.  Investigate complaints and prepare reports for the Director, JCS and Living Wage team.  Work closely with other City procurement and auditing personnel to facilitate processing of Living Wage documentation/contracts.

924 Development Review Intern - Unpaid (Summer 2015)

Assist the Director for Development Review and Policy and Project Management staff on project-related tasks. 

922 Community Economic Development Intern (Unpaid) (Summer 2015)

Reporting to the Deputy Director for Community Economic Development or designee, provide support to staff in the Boston Redevelopment Authority as well as the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development.  Participate in and assist with the coordination and implementation related to programs such as the Dudley Vision Project, as well as support for efforts to complete applications for State and Federal funding sources.  Tasks will include; but not be limited to: research assistance; coordination of materials and meetings with consultants and the Mayoral Community Advisory Groups; maintenance and organization of project documents, coordination of City Team meetings and neighborhood outreach, and other special projects related to these initiatives. 

921 IT Support Technician - System Administrator

Under the direction of the CIO, the Desktop Support - System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. 

920 Research Intern (Unpaid) (Summer 2015)

Under the supervision of the Director of Research, assist in collecting and analyzing economic, social, and demographic data and preparing written reports regarding demographic groups in Boston’s neighborhoods.

919 Planning Intern (Community Planning) (Unpaid) Summer 2015

Under the direction of Senior Planners, support public outreach and its internal coordination.  Assist with public process, workshops, as well as planning, zoning and land use regulation initiatives.  Prepare meeting minutes and conduct research.

918 Assistant Director, Instructional Programming & Professional 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.

916 Deputy Director for Planning & Policy Development

Under direction of the Director of Jobs and Community Services, research, write and submit grants, manage and coordinate annual planning process, including development of  Requests for Proposal (RFP’s), performance standards and evaluation methods; manage policy analysis and grant development activities; and manage department staff.

908 Deputy Director for Financial Services

Under direction of the Director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority and Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (BRA/EDIC), direct and administer programs providing financial assistance to the Boston business community.  This includes, but is not limited to, direction of the Boston Local Development Corporation (BLDC) small business loan fund; and the Boston Industrial Development Financing Authority (BIDFA), the City of Boston’s conduit bond issuer.  The Deputy Director will also manage the staff and all of the other functions of the BRA/EDIC Financial Services Department.  The department’s functions include lease analysis, performing financial analysis for responses to RFP’s for development on BRA/EDIC land, assessing requests by developers for exemptions to the City’s IDP process.  Analyze and negotiate Tax Incentivve financing (TIF,DIF,etc.).  Perform other financial anaaysis for both BRA/EDIC and other City Departments.  Represent the BRA/EDIC on the Mass. Housing Investment Corporation’s New Market Tax Credit Advisory Committee.  

906 Finance Intern (Unpaid) Winter/Spring 2015

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director for Financial Services and the Senior Finance Manager, provide analytic and programmatic support to the Boston Local Development Corporation (BLDC) and the Boston Industrial Development Financing Authority (BIDFA) as well as to other Economic Development programs and projects as assigned.

904 Planning Intern (Unpaid or Federal Work Study) (Winter/Spring 2015)

Unique opportunity to help develop the first citywide comprehensive plan for Boston since 1964! Under the direction of the Senior Planners, you will support the development of the General Plan 2030.

900 Sr. Researcher-Demographer

 Under the direction of the Research Director, create, manage, execute and analyze demographic research projects. Provide technical direction and expertise related to current demographic conditions and develop demographic projections for the City of Boston. Oversee and participate in major research projects on Boston’s population; prepare research reports, maintain databases and perform statistical analysis. Initiate, and manage the development of demographic models.

892 OneIn3 Boston, Digital Media & Strategic Planning Intern (Unpaid) (Winter/Spring 2015)

With more than one-third of Boston’s population between the ages of 20-34 years old, Boston is home to the highest proportion of young adults in the country.  As a result, the City of Boston launched the ONEin3 initiative.  ONEin3 is focused on creating an optimal live and work environment for 20-34 year olds. The ONEin3 Intern works directly with the ONEin3 manager, the Boston Redevelopment Authority staff, and a variety of City of Boston departments to enhance Boston for the young adult population.