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February 20, 2024

Associate

Firm Name
Clarion Associates
Firm Location
Denver, CO
Firm Website
https://clarionassociates.com/

Description

Please see attached pdf.

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  03/22/2024
Start Date
  04/15/2024
Position Details: View complete job listing

Contact Information

Contact Name
Darcie White
Contact Email
denverhiring@clarionassociates.com

Job Category:
Community Development, Environmental Planning, GIS, Housing, Land Use, Transportation
Job Sector:
Private

Planning Intern

January 29, 2024

Planning Intern

Firm Name
Town of Stallings
Firm Location
Stallings, NC
Firm Website
https://www.stallingsnc.org/Your-Government/Departments/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities

Description

The Town of Stallings is looking for a City Planning Student Intern for the summer (approx. 30 hours per week) and the academic year (approx. 10 hours per week). This position has the possibility to devise a part-time hybrid schedule; priority will be given to individuals who can work in the office.

 

Please email the Planning Director, Max Hsiang, at mhsiang@stallingsnc.org with any questions! Applications are due by March 1, 2024, and can be accessed from the Town’s website here: https://www.stallingsnc.org/Your-Government/Departments/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities.

 

PLANNING INTERN

ABOUT THIS POSITION:

The Town of Stallings is looking for a city planning student intern for the summer (approx. 30 hours per week) and the academic year (approx. 10 hours per week). This position has the option to devise a hybrid schedule; priority will be given to individuals who can work in the office.

EXPECTED SALARY:

$10-20/hr, depending on qualifications

WORK LOCATION:

315 Stallings Rd, Stallings, NC 28104 – with a possibility of a part-time hybrid on-site and remote work schedule.

WHO WE ARE:

The Town of Stallings is a rapidly growing community in Union County with around 16,000 population. Located in Union County within the Charlotte metropolitan area and close to other important regional cities and job centers, Stallings is on track to become a thriving part of the growth and energy surrounding the Charlotte region. The Stallings Planning Department has three staff members, a Planning Director, Planning Tech, and a Code Enforcement Officer who focus on planning, zoning compliance, GIS, and Code Enforcement.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING (DESCRIPTION):

The Planning Intern will gain valuable learning and work experience in areas such as Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) drafting, Comprehensive Land Use Planning, current, and long-range planning, inspections, code enforcement, GIS, and general local government operations, as well as assist with special projects and other duties as assigned by the Department and areas of interest highlighted by the selected candidate. The intern will benefit from hands-on experience with the following ongoing projects and activities: researching and drafting UDO and Comp Plan amendments and for various emerging issues such as but not limited to Transportation Oriented developments, tree save, parking requirements, tiny house developments; GIS projects, and preparation of staff reports and presentation of these UDO and Comp Plan amendments to Planning Board and Town Council; and based on the intern’s interest, opportunities to job shadow and/or work on projects with other town staff to get a well-rounded understanding of local government operations.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED (MINIMUM MUST-HAVES):

The Town anticipates interning a city planning student with excellent communication, research, and time management skills, the ability to perform and interact in a team environment, and a desire to learn. Some GIS experience and proficiency in Microsoft Word are a must.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must perform the basic life operational support functions of stooping physically, standing, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to compile and compute data and statistics, operate a computer terminal, read extensively, and proofread materials.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must complete a Town of Stallings application and submit a resume and cover letter to be considered for this opportunity. For additional information, contact Max Hsiang, Director of Planning & Zoning, by email at mhsiang@stallingsnc.org.

KEEP IN MIND:

Providing a safe work environment for our employees is a top priority; therefore, all new hires must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test, background verifications, including references, and criminal record checks before employment.

The Town of Stallings provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or marital status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Job Details

Job Type
 Temporary
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  3/1/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
Max Hsiang
Contact Email
mhsiang@stallingsnc.org

Job Category:
GIS, Internship, Land Use
Job Sector:
Public

Planning and Downtown Marketing Coordinator

January 24, 2024

Planning and Downtown Marketing Coordinator

Firm Name
Town of Williamston
Firm Location
Williamston, NC
Firm Website
https://townofwilliamston.com

Description

General Statement of Duties

Performs and coordinates with professional planning and zoning and economic development program duties for the Town.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

An employee in this class performs marketing work and assists with planning and zoning duties. Work includes receiving complaints. The employee may be exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions, vicious animals, and irate citizens. Work is performed under regular supervision of the Town Planning and Zoning Administrator and is evaluated through conferences, review of assigned projects, and reactions of the public and property owners.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Tasks:

  • Serves as Staff Coordinator to Williamston Downtown, Inc.
    Implement marketing directives as set forth by plans and Board directives.
  • Assist with receiving permits and site plan review of building permit applications, special use request and subdivision plats for code compliance; checks proposed structure or additions against zoning requirements; communicates needed changes.
  • Assists with staff support to the Board of Adjustment and the Planning Board.
  • Assist external consultants in long range planning studies.
    Implement the daily operations of the Downtown Revitalization efforts.
  • Facilitates special Town events such as Williamston Yard of the Month, Third Thursday, and park improvements and other downtown events or festivals.
  • Assists with daily inquiries from the public on interpretation of planning and zoning questions; refers technical and precedent setting questions to Town Planning and Zoning Administrator.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Performs related duties as required.

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of zoning, interpretation, and codes.
  • Considerable knowledge of the Town’s zoning and development codes and ordinances and
    other related local ordinances.
  • Working knowledge of governmental laws, programs, and services related to the Planning and Zoning code enforcement processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices and applicable laws regarding planning, subdivisions, building permits, and development regulation.
  • Knowledge of the application of information technology to research and reporting work activities and records preparation and maintenance including GIS, spreadsheets, presentation and other software and peripherals.
  • Ability to interpret local ordinances, rules, and regulations.
  • Skill in conflict resolution.
  • Ability to work effectively with employees and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to document and complete required records and reports.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of walking, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform light work exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, operate a computer terminal, operate a motor vehicle, perform field site inspections, and use measurement devices. The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.

Desirable Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in marketing, urban and regional planning, or related field and some experience in marketing or planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.
  • Ability to obtain Zoning Officer certification from the School of Government.

MAIL: NC State PD-107 Application, Cover Letter, and Resume to:

Human Resources Administrator
“Planning and Marketing Position”
Town of Williamston
P.O. Box 506, 102 E Main Street
Williamston, NC 27892

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  02/19/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
Martha Lilley
Contact Email
marthalilley@townofwilliamston.com
Contact Phone
(252) 792-5142

Job Category:
Community Development, Economic Development, GIS, Land Use
Job Sector:
Public

Planning and Zoning Administrator

January 23, 2024

Planning and Zoning Administrator

Firm Name
Town of Williamston
Firm Location
Williamston, NC
Firm Website
https://townofwilliamston.com

Description

General Statement of Duties

Performs responsible managerial, administrative and supervisory work in directing the activities and personnel of the Town’s Planning Department.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

An employee in this class plans, manages, and reviews the planning activities including current and long range planning, economic development, and downtown revitalization programs involving the physical, economic and social future of the Town. Work involves professional planner responsibilities in the formation, installation, modification and improvement of the Town’s growth and development. Duties include staffing and consulting with boards and committees on development issues in the Town including zoning, economic development, community appearance, long range planning, downtown revitalization, land development and related issues. Work involves coordination with a variety of other local and state jurisdictions and agencies and considerable knowledge of the planning field and local ordinances, and extensive public contact skills. Work is performed in an office environment under the direction of the Town Board of Commissioners and Town Administrator and is evaluated through conferences, reports, and progress on planning and economic development issues and projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Tasks:

  • Manages the Town’s economic development program; works with developers interested in locating in Town on commercial and residential development opportunities.
  • Manages zoning issues regarding compliance issues; provides technical expertise and advice to the Planning Board and Board of Adjustment.
  • Researches, writes and recommends ordinances and grants related to long range planning, growth and development issues; applies for grants for Town projects and manages the grant process and compliance matters.
  • Plans and manages special projects; researches complex planning problems; prepares a variety of comprehensive reports and makes presentation of findings and recommendations to the Board and other agencies and committees.
  • Represents the Town at various meetings and events and serves as technical support regarding planning, development and transportation issues.
  • Manages and coordinates the activities related to the annual Downtown Street Festival.
  • Works with the Board of Commissioners to develop and revise Town policies related to long range comprehensive plan goals and other plans and documents adopted by the Town.
  • Provides periodic updates and advice on planning and economic development work to the Board of Commissioners, Planning Board, and various appointed boards and committees; deals with the public on controversial issues.
  • Hires, trains, provide work assignment and performance coaching and evaluation to assigned staff.
  • Develops and recommends budget for department staff, equipment, materials and supplies, and monitors expenditures.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Performs related duties as required.

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, land use, and zoning related to long range planning, current planning, economic development, and the comprehensive planning process.
  • Considerable knowledge of computer applications related to GIS, planning, data base and statistical analysis.
  • Considerable knowledge of the laws and regulations in building inspections and local code enforcement.
  • Knowledge of modern and effective supervisory principles and practices including leadership, communications, motivations, performance coaching and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of the Town’s personnel, purchasing and budgeting policies and procedures.
  • Skill in collaborative conflict resolution, problem solving, public speaking and meeting facilitation.
  • Skill in working with committees, tasks forces, state and federal agencies, and other groups and in making public presentations.
  • Ability to organize work, set and follow effective priorities, and coordinate work with others to obtain desired outcomes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms; to interpret planning, zoning and building inspection policies to officials and the general public.
  • Ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information, and to prepare technical reports.
  • Ability to evaluate the feasibility of planning alternatives in relation to trends, costs and social pressures and needs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, developers, property owners, other Town staff, officials, and the general public.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, accounting, and operate a computer terminal.
  • Subject to both environmental conditions: activities occur inside and outside.
  • Must be able to perform the basic life operational skills of fingering, talking, hearing, standing and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform medium work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. .

Desirable Education and Experience
Completion of a four-year degree in urban and regional planning or related field and considerable experience of an increasingly responsible nature including supervisory and management experience in municipal or regional planning; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.
Prefer certification or ability to obtain from the American Institute of Certified Planners.

MAIL: NC State PD-107 Application, Cover Letter, and Resume to:
Human Resources Administrator
“Planning and Zoning Administrator Position”
Town of Williamston
PO Box 506, 102 E Main Street
Williamston, NC 27892

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  02/19/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
Martha Lilley
Contact Email
marthalilley@townofwilliamston.com
Contact Phone
(252) 792-5142

Job Category:
Community Development, Economic Development, GIS, Land Use
Job Sector:
Public

Transportation Planner 1

January 22, 2024

Transportation Planner 1

Firm Name
HDR
Firm Location
Raleigh, NC; Charlotte, NC
Firm Website
https://www.hdrinc.com/

Description

Apply online here: https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=177485

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch Our Story: https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR is looking for a Transportation Planner 1 to join our Transportation Business Group. This role will be based out of the following offices: Raleigh, NC or Charlotte, NC. In this role, we’ll count on you to:

  • Work as part of a multimodal transportation planning team under the direction of the Project Engineer/Manager on a variety of transportation (primarily highway and freight rail) planning, client advisory, and support needs.
  • Provide, as part of a national team, advisory support services to rail industry stakeholders related to federal funding opportunities, including planning and grant documentation.
    Utilize GIS to conduct various analyses and data collection, assist with preparation of feasibility studies, corridor studies, bicycle and pedestrian plans, and other transportation planning documentation and technical studies.
  • Assist with project documentation and management needs.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Policy, Political Science, or related field.
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Office and a variety of web-based media sharing platforms.
  • Demonstrable applied interest in transportation infrastructure development.
  • Strong verbal and written skills; strong organization and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask while working on many projects at once.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in and understanding of the US transportation system and rail industry, including passenger and freight.
  • ArcMap and ArcPro GIS experience
  • Local candidates are preferred.

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid

Contact Information

Contact Name
Emily Poole
Contact Email
emily.poole@hdrinc.com

Job Category:
Environmental Planning, GIS, Transportation
Job Sector:
Private

Geospatial Data Management Intern

January 10, 2024

Geospatial Data Management Intern

Firm Name
Southern Environmental Law Center
Firm Location
Chapel Hill
Firm Website
https://www.southernenvironment.org/

Description

The Southern Environmental Law Center is hiring for a Geospatial Data Management Intern who will work closely with our geospatial team to help expand our use of ArcGIS Online, where we deliver interactive and up-to-date geospatial content to our employees, partners, and the public. As we transition more content to ArcGIS Online, we have seen an increased need for solutions on how to manage data, maps, applications, users, and other content. Further, we are beginning the process of creating a Hub Site in connection with our ArcGIS Online platform which will facilitate data searching and provide access to key applications and visualizations. This internship will assist with transitioning data to ArcGIS Online, curating that data for use across applications, organizing data around program areas, developing maintenance plans for online content, and setting up an ArcGIS Hub site.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful, nationally recognized organization that is effectively addressing some of the most pressing and challenging environmental issues throughout the South and the nation. This intern will work primarily in-office with some time working from campus/remote possible. This is a semester-long, part-time, paid internship.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with editing, processing, and moving priority content out of localized GIS environments and into ArcGIS Online.
  • Help structure and categorize data and users within ArcGIS Online to further data discovery, utilization, and collaboration.
  • Catalog data according to program structure and develop systems for data management to avoid duplication or redundancies.
  • Help geospatial staff design, build, and deploy a Hub Site to organize and serve data and applications internally and externally with partners and the public.
  • Document management and maintenance plans and best practices for continuing to keep data up-to-date and accurate.
  • Work with SELC staff to integrate data into existing online geospatial tools and workflows.

Qualifications & Skills Desired:

  • Experience collecting and using geospatial and aspatial geographic data from public sources, especially state and local governments.
  • Data collection and categorization. GIS knowledge a plus.
  • Data management and organization, including a familiarity with best practices in writing metadata and project documentation.
  • Basic understanding/interest in environmental data and online content delivery.
  • Ability to collaborate on team projects.

Internship Information:
Duration: Spring semester, 15-20 hours/week
Compensation: $15.00/hour
Location: SELC Chapel Hill Office – 601 W. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill, NC. 27516
Application Deadline: Friday, 01/05/2024 @ 5:00pm EST

To apply, use the ‘Click to Apply’ button on the posting to submit a resume and cover letter: https://www.southernenvironment.org/career/geospatial-data-management-intern/

Job Details

Job Type
 Internship
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Application Due
  01/05/2024
Start Date
  01/29/2024

Contact Information

Contact Name
Miller Cochran
Contact Email
mcochran@selcnc.org
Contact Phone
(919) 967-1450

The contact is a Carolina Planning alum.

Job Category:
GIS
Job Sector:
Non Profit

Mitigation and Resilience Analyst

September 14, 2023

Mitigation and Resilience Analyst

Firm Name
ICF
Firm Location
Reston, Virginia
Firm Website
https://icf.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ICFExternal_Career_Site/job/Reston-VA/Mitigation-and-Resilience-Analyst_R2303474?source=Linkedin_Job

Description

ICF’s Disaster Management (DM) Division seeks a Mitigation and Resilience Analyst to support our growing portfolio of nation-wide hazard mitigation planning, federal grant assistance and floodplain management projects. The DM Division supports U.S. federal agencies; state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) governments; and non-governmental partners to design and implement plans, policies, and programs that promote local pre-disaster mitigation action and support long-term housing, economic and infrastructure recovery post-disaster. Our primary clients are SLTT governments who apply for and administer Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) disaster recovery and hazard mitigation programs, and we are swiftly expanding to cover funds appropriated through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

 

This entry-level position will have multi-faceted responsibilities related to technical delivery and client engagement. The successful candidate should be equipped to support our clients with grant writing, report development, technical assessments, and policy research related to hazard mitigation planning and climate adaptation upon arrival. Furthermore, ICF seeks a team-oriented self-starter that will work proactively alongside colleagues, clients, and other contractors as directed to deliver quality products and services.

 

This is a remote-based position with preferred locations in North Carolina and the National Capital Region (i.e., Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Southern Maryland). The ideal candidate must be able to travel up to 20% domestically based on current and prospective clients. 

 

Our work is done in a professional, collaborative, and engaging environment that enables individuals to pursue their passions while maximizing value for our clients. This position offers a flexible work schedule, upward mobility opportunities, agency to build and foster your own client relationships, and guidance and mentorship from a world-class team of professionals.

 

Key Responsibilities
•    Conducting open-source research, document reviews and data analysis to support local hazard mitigation planning and grant application development for resilience projects.
•    Performing benefit-cost analysis to determine the future risk reduction benefits of hazard mitigation actions and comparing those benefits with projected costs.
•    Developing written products (e.g., standard operating procedures, checklists, reports, etc.) and tools (e.g., dashboards, graphics, etc.) to support the design and implementation of client projects.
•    Assisting with development of agendas, presentations, and reports to support client engagement and project implementation activities.
•    Interfacing with clients and other contractors to solicit information and communicate deadlines.
•    Utilizing geographic information systems (GIS) to create layered maps that help clients understand trends, relationships, and geographic context.
•    Assist with business development activities, including supporting special initiatives and market research.

 

Resumes must reflect the required qualifications for consideration.

 

Basic Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s degree in planning, Public and/or Environmental Justice or Policy, Business, or similar field
•    1+ years’ grant writing or policy experience for federal grant programs
•    1+ years’ experience executing technical assessments related to hazard mitigation, including policy analysis, risk and vulnerability assessments, or benefit-cost analysis.

 

Preferred Qualifications (May give candidates an edge and preference for consideration)
•    Master’s degree in Planning, Public and/or Environmental Justice/Policy, Business, or similar field
•    Experience with FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (e.g., HMGP, FMA, BRIC) or HUD CDBG-DR and/or MIT programs, including experience using the FEMA BCA Toolkit
•    Experience with data visualization and dashboard development for topics related to hazard mitigation and resilience.
•    Ability to effectively convey technical information to broad and diverse audiences through written and verbal communication.
•    Grant application and management experience for infrastructure projects
•    Experience developing hazard mitigation plans or long-term recovery strategies.
•    Working knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
•    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experience

 

Desired Professional Skills
•    Able to prioritize and balance workload across multiple projects with short-term deadlines.
•    Team-oriented professional who proactively engages other team members to ensure quality of delivery.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Values and demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior in all things.
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

 

Working at ICF

 

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we’re not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future.

 

We can only solve the world’s toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

 

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: Know Your Rights and Pay Transparency Statement.

 

Pay Range – There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$42,424.00 – $72,121.00

 

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

Job Details

Job Type
 Private
Paid Y/N
  Paid

Contact Information

Contact Name
Josephine Justin
Contact Email
josephinejustin19@gmail.com

Job Category:
Environmental Planning, GIS, Land Use
Job Sector:
Private

Planner

September 6, 2023

Planner

Firm Name
Research Triangle Park
Firm Location
Durham, NC
Firm Website
https://www.rtp.org

Description

The Research Triangle Foundation, the 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization that serves as the steward and administrator of Research Triangle Park, is hiring a mid-level planner. This is a dynamic role that touches a full range of topics in planning, including economic development, transportation, land use, real estate development, sustainability, and housing. With RTP’s unique role and structure, this position will work closely and regularly coordinate with our local government and regional partners.

Founded in 1959, RTP is one of our nation’s oldest business parks, and, at 7,000 acres, is the largest business park in North America. Building on the success of our economic development mission for our first 60 years, we are in the midst of a wide-ranging, long-range planning process to position RTP for continued success for its next 60 years. This position will play a key role in supporting the finalization and implementation of this planning process.

Additionally, this position will be responsible for:

  • Collecting, managing, analyzing, and reporting on key economic development indicators related to RTP companies, economic activity, and economic impact
  • Collecting, managing, and organizing GIS data for Park assets, including creating and maintaining RTP maps
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of the annual budget for RTP’s special tax district
  • Scoping and managing capital projects, including greenway trail projects and transportation improvements in RTP
  • Developing, monitoring, and implementing a capital improvement plan and specific capital projects related to RTP’s three parks and recreation facilities
  • Procuring and managing consultants and contractors on the implementation of planning efforts and capital projects throughout RTP
  • Engaging with Park companies to identify and advance key strategic priorities
  • Supporting the Senior Director of Planning on long- and short-range planning efforts, including strategic initiatives internal and external to RTF

The hiring range for this position is $70,000 to $80,000, depending upon experience and qualifications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Position Details: View complete job listing

Contact Information

Contact Name
Travis Crayton
Contact Email
crayton@rtp.org

The contact is a Carolina Planning alum.

Job Category:
Economic Development, GIS, Land Use, Real Estate, Transportation
Job Sector:
Non Profit

Service Planner II

August 23, 2023

Service Planner II

Firm Name
MARTA
Firm Location
Atlanta, GA
Firm Website
https://www.itsmarta.com/

Description

Service Planner II
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is one of the nation’s largest public transportation agencies, moving millions of riders throughout our service area during the past four decades. As a part of the Department of Planning and Project Development, the Service Planner II role helps decide how MARTA service should change as the region continues to evolve and grow. The position entails using technical skills to analyze data as well as soft skills to interact with stakeholders and customers. The successful Planner II candidate will have a passion for improving public transportation and a desire to work with a diverse, dynamic team. Candidates should possess an eagerness to hone existing skills, and a desire to develop new ones.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

 Monitoring and assessing performance of fixed-route bus service
 Developing and delivering reports and presentations about service change ideas to supervisors and management
 Investigating, responding, and resolving customer comments, complaints and issues
 Completing technical tasks associated with implementing service changes
 Using Esri GIS to create maps and conduct spatial analysis
 Coordinates with other planning teams and departments within MARTA to implement service changes

EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Statistics, Geography, Decision Science, Business Administration or a related field is required. Two years of progressively responsible experience performing a wide range of transportation planning projects is preferred. Experience using the Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint, for the development of service plans and service evaluation is required. Demonstrated ability to express oneself through written and oral communication and to conduct research and present findings in a comprehensive and clear format, problem solving skills, and computer literacy are required. Experience with Esri GIS platforms for map creation is also required. In lieu of degree, year-for-year experience may be substituted.

Salary ranges from $47,518-$71,276 depending on experience.

Send a resume to Steven Waller at swaller1@itsmarta.com and/or apply online at itsmarta.com.

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid
Position Details: View complete job listing

Contact Information

Contact Name
Steven Waller
Contact Email
swaller1@itsmarta.com
Contact Phone
(404) 848-5545

Job Category:
GIS, Transportation
Job Sector:
Public

Project Associate OR Project Manager

August 21, 2023

Project Associate OR Project Manager

Firm Name
Sunday Creek Horizons
Firm Location
Athens, OH
Firm Website
https://www.sundaycreekhorizons.com/

Description

Sunday Creek Horizons is the leading for-profit advocacy, strategic communications, and business development firm operating in Southeast Ohio.

We are dedicated to fostering positive change and sustainable growth within the communities we serve. Our Community Development Division is at the forefront of facilitating impactful programs and partnerships that contribute to the overall development and prosperity of the region. The community development team works hand in hand with our community
clients to secure investment in infrastructure projects, to develop public-private partnerships, and to support the establishment of local level economic development tools.

Position Overview:

We are collecting resumes for a motivated and experienced Community Development Specialist to join our dynamic team. The selected individual will work closely with the Director of Local Government Services to build and maintain essential relationships with elected officials and community development
departments in Southeast Ohio.

If you possess a strong background in municipal-level work, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to navigate complex community level projects, we encourage you to
apply.

This position is based in our headquarters in Athens Ohio. Remote work is acceptable, hybrid work will be prioritized and applicants living in or willing to relocate to Appalachian Ohio will be favorably
considered. Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis until the right candidate is found.

We are in no rush to fill this position and will consider all applications.

Responsibilities:

● Cultivate and maintain relationships with local elected officials, government agencies, and community development offices to promote effective collaboration.
● Assist in the development and execution of community development strategies for each client, tracking alignment with the client’s goals and objectives.
● Identify opportunities for growth and community improvement through research, data analysis, and stakeholder engagement.
● Collaborate with internal Sunday Creek teams to design and implement advocacy efforts that achieve legislative or development “wins” for clients.
● Provide expertise and guidance on local government policies, regulations, and funding opportunities.
● Prepare and deliver presentations to key stakeholders, elected officials, and community members.
● Individuals possessing GIS (Geographic Information System) skills to analyze spatial data and create maps for community development projects will be favorably considered.

Qualifications:

● Proven experience working at a municipal level and managing relationships with local elected officials and community development offices.
● Strong understanding of community development principles, practices, and funding mechanisms.
● Knowledge of principles and practices of community planning, especially within the Appalachian region of Ohio.
● Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
● Demonstrated project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple initiatives simultaneously.
● Proficiency in using GIS software and spatial analysis tools is highly desirable (if applicable).
● Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
● Passion for community development and making a positive impact in Southeast Ohio.

Salary Expectations:

The salary range for this position will be commensurate with skill and experience. Individuals hired at the Associate level can expect a salary range between $48,000 and $52,000 per year. Employees hired at the project manager level can expect a salary range between $52,000 and $65,000 per year.

Sunday Creek Horizons offers an ancillary benefits package, including full medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance, 99% of which is covered by the Company. We presently offer an employer-matched Simple-IRA retirement plan and anticipate rolling out a 401k plan in
2024.

Employees are eligible for bonuses relative to the success of the company.

Job Details

Job Type
 Permanent
Paid Y/N
  Paid

Contact Information

Contact Name
Sunday Creek Horizons
Contact Email
hello@sundaycreekhorizons.com

Job Category:
Community Development, GIS
Job Sector:
Private