• Planner – Shelby County, Alabama

    The Planner position is a full time, classified service, salaried position performing work for the Shelby County Department of Development Services. Work involves responsible, professional planning activities involving current planning, short- and long-range planning, and assisting with special projects, programs and economic development tourism initiatives; as part of a team, this position is responsible for assisting in the administration of land development regulations as assigned. This position may also assist with editing and collecting zoning, annexation, land use and related data to keep all records up to date.

  • Planner I – CARPDC (Montgomery, AL)

    This is an entry level planning position. Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Planner, the Planner I collects data for planning documents and reports and provides technical assistance to member governments in the administration of these documents. Additional duties may include data gathering and preparation of federal and state grant proposals and applications using established guidelines and the administration of funded grant projects. Performs other related duties.

  • Senior Planner – CARPDC (Montgomery, AL)

    Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Senior Planner is responsible for the coordination and management of the Agency’s community planning and economic development projects. Prepares project proposals and manages funded projects in accordance with applicable guidelines. Provides technical assistance to member governments. Conducts studies and prepares reports on a variety of planning and public administration subjects. Coordinate project development, makes project assignments, monitors work progress and provides performance feedback and training to planners. Performs other related duties as required.

  • Design and Resiliency Team Applications Open

    Design and Resiliency Teams (DARTs) provide pro bono design and resiliency technical assistance to communities around the United States and Canada. Think of this as a APA-CPAT look-alike, but teams are multidisciplinary and specifically focused on resiliency challenges.

  • Matt Mosley Joins Opelika as New Planning Director

    The City of Opelika welcomes Matt Mosley as the new director of planning. “Matt brings practical knowledge of planning, including zoning, land use, comprehensive planning and historic preservation,” said Mayor Gary Fuller. “We are fortunate to have someone like Matt join our team. He will bring a deep understanding of planning and city government to Opelika. And, he’s a big believer in customer service.”