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Principal Planner

Company: Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TA
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

TARCOG is seeking a vibrant Principal Planner to join our Economic Development & Planning (ED&P) team. -
POSITION DESCRIPTIONThe Principal Planner is responsible for the administration of the Rural Planning Organization (RPO) and related regional transportation planning efforts; facilitation of local comprehensive plans, downtown revitalization plans, zoning code updates, and other local and regional planning technical assistance; and the solicitation, preparation, and submission of community and economic development grant applications. -Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, local government assistance and resource development; GIS mapping; administration of ARC, CDBG, EDA, and other state or federally funded projects; and related tasks as assigned.

  • Master's Degree in Planning, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, or Political Science, and at least two years of related post-graduate work experience.
  • Local planning experience preferred.
  • GIS mapping experience preferred.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting plans, grant reports, and other related projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for facilitating relationships with local government officials and other regional stakeholders.
  • Capacity to work on several projects or issues simultaneously while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and time management.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment as needed.
  • Driver's license and good driving record required.
    Salary (based upon qualifications and experience): $55,000 - $60,000; Full benefits package. -
    To apply, submit a r--sum-- and brief cover letter to TARCOG's HR Manager at
    TARCOG is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

Keywords: Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TA, Huntsville , Principal Planner, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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