The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) is hiring a Community and Economic Development Specialist. This position assists local governments within the KIPDA region to foster economic and community growth; assists in obtaining funding for projects; writes and administers grants, provides assistance to ensure compliance with funding agencies; updates economic development plans.
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Deadline to apply: Open until the position is filled. EOE
Rundell Ernstberger Associates (REA) is seeking an entry level planner for their Indianapolis office. REA is an Indianapolis-based landscape architecture, urban design, and planning firm with a history of over 35 years providing award winning, innovative, and transformational planning and design solutions. REA's services include landscape architecture, urban design, planning, and civil engineering. Their work includes a wide variety of projects at the local, state, and national level – including comprehensive plans, neighborhood plans, transportation plans, corridor plans and ordinances.
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Georgetown-Scott County Planning Commission is seeking an entry level, professional planner who performs a variety of administrative and technical work oriented to current, long range and/or community planning. This team member’s work will include research, analysis, plan/report preparation, and work with committees and the public, in a supportive role to the Senior Planner. Serves as a staff planner for Board of Adjustment cases under the direct supervision of the Senior Planner. See full job description at www.gscplanning.com.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, or related field is required.
Experience: Minimum one (1) year of professional planning experience, including internships, of a progressively responsible nature in a public or private planning agency is required. A Master’s degree may be substituted for the experience requirement.
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Deadline for applications will be April 24, 2017.
Salary range $34-$40,000/year
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 email@example.com 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.