Job Opportunities

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Current Job Opportunities:

Position: Planner

Eastgate, a Regional Council of Governments and Metropolitan Planning Organization, is seeking a full-time entry-level Planner to contribute and assist with area wide recommendations and provide input to existing state, federal, and local programs. The Planner will work in a team environment with staff members from various disciplines and will be responsible for performing a range of community and comprehensive planning functions. The employee will be supervised by the Director of Transportation.

Tasks associated with this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing data for comprehensive plans.
  • Writing sections of reports, planning documents, and other related documents.
  • Developing strategic actions and implementation steps.
  • Assisting with public engagement, outreach activities, and implementation of comprehensive goals, objectives, policies, strategies, and projects.
  • Working in a team environment with staff members from various disciplines and communities.
  • Coordinating with elected officials, policymakers, administrative staff, and other authorities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in planning or GIS related field.
  • Skills at time management to meet the needs of a variety of projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to work on project teams, with the role varying by project.
  • Strong writing capabilities, both technical and general language for the public.
  • Proficiency in standard office computer applications and software including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.
  • Graphic communication, as well as public speaking.

Compensation:
Entry Level Position
$40,684.80/year
Paid vacation leave, sick leave, and holidays

Interested candidates should send resume, and cover letter to:
James G. Kinnick, P.E.
Executive Director
Eastgate Regional Council of Governments

ATTN: Ken Sympson – Director of Transportation, ksympson@eastgatecog.org

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