Georgetown-Scott County, located in the northern Lexington MSA, is offering an excellent employment opportunity in one of the state’s fastest growing communities, for a Senior Planner. The Senior Planner is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all functions related to Planning, Engineering (new construction) and GIS. This position reports directly to the Planning Director and serves as the Commission’s liaison with the City Council, County Commission and various other local and regional boards. This position also performs a variety of current and long range planning activities, including the development and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan. The qualified applicant should understand and be able to utilize GIS on a regular basis with the assistance of the GIS Department.
The applicant should have knowledge of both urban and rural land use planning principles and practices, research and statistical data collection, and familiarity with various fields in the planning profession such as transportation, housing, economic development, cultural and historic preservation, environmental studies, and public policy and/or law. Candidate must have good writing and verbal communication skills, and be capable of presenting to boards, governing bodies, and attend public meetings in the evening as needed. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with engineers, surveyors, developers, property owners, and the general public. Candidate should also be familiar with variances, conditional uses, and appeals process through a Board of Adjustment.
A detailed job listing may be found on the Commission’s website, www.gscplanning.com.
The City of Cleveland Heights Department of Planning & Development is currently seeking a number of positions to join its growing Planning team. Cleveland Heights is an inner-ring suburb of Cleveland, Ohio with a population of just under 45,000 people. The Department of Planning & Development seeks:
The Radcliff/Elizabethtown Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking a highly qualified consulting engineering/planning firm to conduct a Public Transportation Study for the Radcliff/Elizabethtown MPO planning area. The MPO planning area includes both Hardin and Meade Counties. Click here for full RFP.
Community is what makes us, us. At Planning NEXT, we re-imagine the possibilities and pathways for the future of both our clients and our team. Here, we are curious, civic-minded, and people focused. We care about helping communities create a shared sense of purpose and place. This genuine regard has built us a national reputation in visioning, planning and facilitation. Planning NEXT’s work is grounded in a deep commitment to community engagement, including record-setting large-scale public events and a range of innovative techniques for acquiring meaningful insight from the public. We take pride in our sophisticated approach to land use analysis. The firm has a proven track record of creating visions and plans rooted in a community’s values and unique character that are implemented over time for long-lasting impact. We have worked in over 24 states, with 142 communities, have won 28 prestigious awards, and led 4 different international projects. Do you think you’d be a good fit? Read more!
About the Position. As a Senior Planner within our firm, you will be responsible for supporting a multitude of high-profile projects through your solid technical planning experience and expertise. You will be entrusted with assisting on specific tasks involved in a project, such as analyzing and presenting research; creating maps and analyzing data through GIS; the design, facilitation, and support for public engagement events; traveling to various project locations; managing and facilitating process and planning committees; overseeing the development and maintenance of project websites; writing recommendations; producing draft content and overseeing the production of final reports and plan documents. Finally, you will also be tasked with performing some office administration, marketing, and other functions as delineated below to help keep the office running smoothly. For more information and to apply, please visit: Contact - planning NEXT (planning-next.com)
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