Hopkinsville, KY United States
The Hopkinsville-Christian County Planning Commission, dba Community and Development Services (CDS) is seeking qualified Planners to fill several vacancies.
Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, is a community of approximately 32,000 residents in the City and over 78,000 residents in the County. Located in Western Kentucky, Christian County is the home of the 101st Airborne at Fort Campbell, Kentucky which is located on the Tennessee/Kentucky state line. Only a twenty five (25) minute drive to Lake Barkley and a little over an hour from Nashville, Tennessee. Hopkinsville offers a wide variety of opportunities for individuals wanting a career in Planning.
Community and Development Services is a diverse organization responsible for Planning, Community Development, Code Enforcement, Downtown Revitalization, GIS, Stormwater Management, etc. Staffing levels range from 18-22. CDS has vacancies for the following positions:
PLANNER II. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field with at least three (3) years’ experience or a Master’s Degree in Planning or related field with at least one (1) year of experience. Starting salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 with competitive fringe benefits.
PLANNER I. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field. Starting salary range is $30,000 to $40,000 with competitive fringe benefits.
APPLY. Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and three (3) letters of reference on or before October 9, 2020, addressed to Community and Development Services, P.O. Box 1125, Hopkinsville, KY 42241, and designate the position which is being sought or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kentuckiana Regional Planning & Development Agency (KIPDA) is hiring an Economic Resiliency Planner. This position will lead efforts to implement Economic Development Authority (EDA) COVID-19 Pandemic Response Funding with Economic Development Resiliency and Recovery Plan Goals, linking together the existing Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. This position will assist local entities with needs assessment, planning, implementation, and procurement of funding to address the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; performs related duties as required. Grant funding for this position will expire on June 30, 2022.
A full position description can be found here (PDF). Email cover letter, resume and transcripts to email@example.com; deadline to apply is until the position has been filled.
Nashville/Davidson County seeks an Active Transportation Planner to conduct transportation planning in the Planning Department’s Multimodal Transportation section, which works in coordination with the Public Works Department and WeGo Public Transit to implement mobility projects that support and implement long-range plans guiding future growth, development, and preservation. The Multimodal Transportation section, along with Community Plans & Engagement section and Urban Design Studio, is within the Long Range Planning Division of the department.
Read the full position description (PDF format) here.
The Green River Area Development District, a multi-jurisdictional planning and development agency, has an opening for the following full-time position, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLANNER.
Seeking a motivated individual to develop and administer a variety of Community & Economic Development Projects on behalf of local and regional entities. Responsibilities shall include (but will not be limited to) the development and administration of federally and state funded projects, the creation and implementation of strategic plans as well as long-range plans, and the completion of grant applications for funds needed to address community concerns.
Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Political Science, Regional & Urban Planning, or related field. Two years of related experience preferred. Must be able to handle multiple projects, work effectively with staff, public officials, and general public on a regular basis. Applicant must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Grant writing experience is preferred.
Submit resume by August 7, 2020 to Ms. Joanna Shake, Executive Director, Green River Area Development District, 300 GRADD Way, Owensboro, KY 42301-0200 or by email in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org
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