Metroplan is seeking a full-time qualified planner to assist Central Arkansas cities with community planning efforts and to support the Long-Range Metropolitan Transportation Plan. Metroplan’s employee benefit package includes sick leave, annual leave, health, dental and life insurance. Metroplan also has a 457b pension plan for employee participation. To apply for the open position, as outlined herein, please respond by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Responses must include a resume and writing sample. The position will remain open until filled.
Job title: Community Planner
APA Equivalent — Planner I, Planner II (based on experience)
Professional/Salaried Position: 5 Day 40 Hour Work Week
This position supports the Deputy Director/CARTS Study Director with implementation of federal MPO planning products. This position is chiefly responsible for assisting Metroplan member jurisdictions with community planning and development of ordinances that implement the long-range metropolitan transportation plan. This includes providing technical assistance to Metroplan member jurisdictions on planning issues. This position is expected to have experience with local governments and familiarity with local ordinances of various size community.
Other responsibilities include supporting short-range and long range planning efforts, data analysis, report writing and coordination with a variety of public entities and private sector stakeholders.
Bachelor’s degree in City Planning, Transportation, Public Administration, Urban Geography, or related field plus two (2) years working directly with local jurisdictions on local planning ordinances.
Master’s degree in City Planning, Transportation, Public Administration, Urban Geography, or related field, plus five (5) years of professional experience including working directly with local jurisdictions on local planning ordinances and AICP certification.
Additional information can be found at http://metroplan.org/content/employment-opportunities
Link to Apply for Job: http://metroplan.org/content/employment-opportunities