The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) serves an eight county region in three states. The agency is the area's Metropolitan Planning Organization, and fosters collaboration between governments, civic organizations, and the business community on diverse regional transportation, land use, environmental, and economic development challenges. OKI seeks a self-motivated professional responsible for demographic research and forecasting.
Knowledge of: Principles of demographics, land use, statistics and US Bureau of Census programs, including CTPP and ACS data.
Skills: Strong database, spreadsheet, and ARCGIS skills.
Qualifications: MS/MA (or equivalent experience) demography, urban/regional/environmental planning, or related field. Three years experience in planning related field involving demographic estimates and projections. Starting salary range is commensurate with experience; beginning range is $50 - $55k.
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Nicole Hartman, HR Manager firstname.lastname@example.org by April 11, 2017 EOE. M/F
Highly responsible demographic work. Incumbent is responsible for a comprehensive population and employment research and forecasting program which, for demographic purposes, will be the official basis for OKI's long-range planning and other applications. Responsible for the development and operation of an information system, which will produce population and employment estimates and projections for the region.
Develop and manage demographic research and projection software and databases. Establish and enforce system operation standards and procedures. Develop standard data format and data management procedures. Provide software technical and operational support to system end-users. Analyze information processing needs and recommend software upgrades. Coordinate project and work schedules with OKI requirements and priorities. Perform other work as assigned.
JOB REQUIREMENTS (KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS)
Master's Degree (or equivalency in experience) in Planning, Demography, Social Science or related field with major course work in demographics.
Three (3) years experience in a planning-related field involving applied demographic estimates and projections. A comparable amount of education, training or experience, which prepares one to perform job duties, may be substituted for portions of these minimum requirements.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS
Ability to handle, sort and read large quantities of documents daily. Ability to hear and to speak, including making speeches. Ability to occasionally lift 30 pounds. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. Valid driving license, or ability to obtain one within one month of employment. Good driving record.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITION REQUIREMENTS
Work inside the office in a sedentary posture. Periodic meetings with office staff. Periodic attendance at meetings outside the OKI offices.
The City of Gallatin, TN, a growing, well-established city of 30,000, located 25 miles northeast of the Nashville, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Planner II in the Planning Division. The purpose of this position is perform intermediate professional work in the handling of a variety of assignments in the planning office; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. This is a 40 hours per week, day shift position. The starting rate is $24.08 + excellent benefits.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor’s degree in Planning or closely related field with four (4) years work experience in progressively responsible professional planning field.
Must attain AICP professional planner certification.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND DEADLINE.
To see the full description and to apply, visit www.gallatinonthemove.com. Click the “Employment” tab at the top of the webpage and follow the instructions. Submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application by March 28, 2017.
The City of Gallatin is an equal opportunity employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service. Telephone 615-451-5890 (HR/Personnel).
OPENING DATE: 03/14/17
CLOSING DATE: 03/28/17 04:00 PM
Class Characteristics: Under general direction, assists with planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating all Planning activities; responsible for upgrading and maintaining the comprehensive plan, subdivision regulations, and zoning ordinance; supervises the proceedings of and makes recommendations on annexation endeavors; performs related duties as required.
Bachelors degree in Planning or closely related field. Two years of related work experience preferred.
Instructions: Somewhat general; many aspects of work are covered specifically, but must use some of own judgment.
Processes: Must occasionally consider different courses of action, or deviate from standard operating procedures, to get the job done.
Review of Work: Most completed work is reviewed.
Analytical Requirements: Problems require analysis based on precedent.
Physical Requirements of the Job: Work involves typically sitting at a desk or table in an office setting; lifting objects weighing less than twenty-five (25) pounds is a job requirement; must operate vehicle as a job requirement.
Tools, Equipment and Vehicles Used: Normal office equipment; must operate vehicles as a requirement of the job.
Contacts: Public and internal contacts are a requirement of the job.
Confidential Information: Regular use of confidential information.
Mental Effort: Moderate.
Special Licensing Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license.
Availability: Must be able to attend evening meetings.
Certification Requirements: Desired AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners). A five percent (5%) hourly increase may be incurred at such time that AICP certification is acquired.
Additional Requirements: Maintain required CEU's.
Overtime Provision: Non-Exempt.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.murrayky.gov
104 N. 5th Street
Murray, KY 42071
The City of Murray is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Community and Development Services, an agency of the City of Hopkinsville and the County of Christian, Kentucky, has an opening for an entry level planning position.
The position requires at least Bachelors Degree in a planning-related field. The position will be responsible for planning activities and routine planning functions. The salary is based upon education and experience with a salary range from $25,000 to $50,000 and the hiring range from $25,000 to $35,000. There is a competitive fringe package available.
Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and three (3) letters of reference on or before March 30, 2017 addressed to the Community and Development Services, P.O. Box 1125, Hopkinsville, KY 42241-1125, Attention: Planner I or email email@example.com M/F EEO.