Request for Statements of Qualifications and Fee Proposals from
Qualified Environmental Professionals
to Conduct
Brownfield Site Assessments

The Lakes Region Planning Commission is seeking proposals (RFP) from qualified environmental professionals (QEP) to conduct brownfield site assessment services for mixed hazardous substances within the 31 municipalities of the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.  Proposals must be received by Friday, January 26, 2024 at 4:00 PM in order to be considered. Use the following links for more information:

Detailed QEP RFP

Proposal Requirement Package
(project summary, scope of services, and submission criteria)

Narrative Submitted to EPA

Questions & Answers on RFP

Paid Internship Opportunity

Traffic Counting/GIS/SADES

The Lakes Region Planning Commission (LRPC), the regional land use and transportation planning agency for New Hampshire’s Lakes Region, is seeking to fill an internship position.

We are looking for an intern whose primary duties will be to conduct traffic counts for both the NH DOT and individual municipalities within our region, as well as perform data collection of road conditions, culverts, and drainage using Geographic Information System (GIS) tools. Additional duties may be assigned as time permits.
This is a position that requires a mature and responsible individual capable of problem solving and reasoning with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Much of this position requires outdoor field work which can be relatively physical with occasional in-office data processing and meetings. An individual having experience in GIS would be preferred.
This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to obtain professional experience in planning and field work. Click here for more information on the program, possible duties, and requirements.
Timeframe: May to August
Hours: up to 40 hours per week
Some flexibility available.
Salary: up to $20.00 per hour
TO APPLY: Please forward a brief cover letter and resume to the Lakes Region Planning Commission at execadmin@lakesrpc.nh.gov.

Paid Internship Opportunity

Solid Waste Planning

Posted: March 21, 2024

Description of Position
Lakes Region Planning Commission seeks a solid waste planning intern to support our USDA Solid Waste Management Program. This program provides an opportunity to work with a collaborative team focused on supporting the region’s municipalities plan to create and design better solid waste management practices for our future.
The position will primarily be tasked with assisting LRPC’s Solid Waste Planner with conducting public outreach, creating outreach materials, coordinating our annual Household Hazardous Waste collection events, assisting with solid waste roundtables, and conducting solid waste research/tabulation.
Candidate Qualifications
Applicants must, at a minimum, be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program studying planning, community or economic development, or other related fields.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Interest in solid waste management, renewable energy & sustainable planning.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytic and communication skills.
  • Ability to collect and research topics, and present findings in an organized and visually appealing manner.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Team orientation and personal accountability.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the Commission office.
  • Ability to use Canva is a plus.

Additional Information

Timeframe: May to August
Hours: up to 40 hours per week
Some flexibility available.
Salary: up to $20.00 per hour

Application Submission
Please reply with a cover letter, resume, and one work sample. Submit materials to mrose@lakesrpc.nh.gov using the subject line Solid Waste Planning Intern. Position is open until filled.

Lakes Region Planning Commission is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, and nation of origin. The Commission encourages minorities, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged applicants to apply.