The Henderson City-County Planning Commission and GIS, which serves a one-county Planning area with three governmental entities and a total population of 46,250, is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Executive Director of the Planning Commission.
This position requires responsible administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing the programs and activities of the Planning Commission. It requires leadership in advising the Planning Commission on policy formulation and implementation. The Assistant Executive Director is also responsible for assisting in the administration of the Planning Commission staff’s policies and programs and the general management of the organization.
Education & Experience. Preference will be given to those applicants that possess at a minimum: a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, or a related field with a minimum of three years of progressive experience in a Planning organization. In lieu of a degree, a minimum of ten years of experience in a Planning-related field is required. Two to three years of responsible supervisory and administrative experience is preferred, but not required. Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is required within two years of initial employment.
A copy of the Full Job Description is available at www.hendersonplanning.org to qualified candidates. For additional information, please e-mail Brian Bishop, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salary range is commensurate with qualifications; with excellent Health and Retirement Benefits, Holiday and Sick Leave. Henderson City-County Planning Commission is an equal opportunity employer.
The deadline to apply is April 12th, 2020. Qualified applicants must send a resume and cover letter to:
Henderson City County Planning Commission
Attention: Brian Bishop, Executive Director
1990 Barret Court, Suite #C
Henderson, KY 42420
Owensboro/Daviess County Kentucky, home of Bluegrass and BBQ, is the regional cultural, culinary, and transportation hub for Western Kentucky. Over the past decade our community has experienced a downtown revitalization. Through public/private partnerships our downtown has grown with construction of a new state of the art convention center, two hotels (with a third in the planning stage), and multiple mixed use developments. We have an exciting opportunity to expand our planning staff and are looking for one or two creative, problem solving individuals to join our team.
Under general supervision of the Associate Director of Planning, the position(s) will perform a wide range of planning activities including, but not limited to:
Application Submission. Position(s) is/are open until filled with a first round of evaluations taking place on April 3, 2020. Desired start date on or before May 1, 2020. Applications may be submitted via email to Brian Howard at email@example.com.
Planning and Development Services of Kenton County (PDS) is seeking a professional planner to join its Planning and Zoning Administration team. With jurisdiction in the heart of the Cincinnati metro region, PDS serves 65,000 residents that live, work, and play in a dynamic setting. Our landscape ranges from rural agricultural to true historic urban development patterns and everything between. We are neighbors to downtown Cincinnati and are a key part of this energetic region that features: diverse fine arts; major league football, baseball, and soccer; multiple higher education institutions; and, the natural hills and valleys of Kentucky’s outer Bluegrass region.
Our Planning and Zoning Administration team conducts long-grange planning projects including updates to an award-winning online digital comprehensive plan as well as small area studies, land use plans, and redevelopment plans for our 20 local jurisdictions. It also provides staff support to the Kenton County Planning Commission in its review of zoning text and map amendments and development plans. The selected candidate will pursue long-range planning and current-planning activities, with the ability for the candidate to specialize in their area of interest depending upon qualifications.
The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, outgoing, and a team player with both internal and external groups. Strong written, oral, and visual communication skills are essential. Commitments to public involvement and citizen engagement are a central focus of this role. Previous experience with project management and GIS analyses are a plus.
PDS will consider candidates with one to three years of professional experience in planning or a related field. The starting position (associate or principal planner) as well as starting salary will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in planning or landscape architecture is desired. Candidates with related degrees plus professional experience in planning and/or zoning administration may be considered.
PDS provides an attractive benefits package and a modern, friendly, and collaborative work environment. All new hires must achieve AICP certification or state licensure for landscape architecture within the first year of eligibility.
To apply, submit a resume and cover letter by Friday, March 20th .
EOE/Smoke- and Drug-free Workplace.
PDS of Kenton County
Attn: Planner Search
1840 Simon Kenton Way
Covington, KY 41011
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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