Planner / GIS Analyst


Central Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission


Central Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission is seeking a qualified, experienced Planner/Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Analyst to support agency wide planning, data collection and GIS needs. The successful candidate must be: knowledgeable of general planning principals, geographic information systems and spatial data; proficient in data collection and management; innovative and a reliable problem solver; and demonstrate effective task management/communication skills.

job duties
  • Significant responsibilities in comprehensive planning projects (long-range planning)
  • Reviewing development proposals (current planning)
  • Transportation Planning – Rural Planning Organization
  • Leading GIS projects and initiatives 
job requirements
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Creative thinking, positive attitude
  • Passion for results and a bias for action
  • Strong commitment to public service and community improvement
  • Team orientation and personal accountability
  • Masters degree in planning or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrable experience in ESRI-based products, including ARC Map, ARC Editor and other GIS-related applications relating to planning and ability to maintain department GIS data and provide related training.
  • Thorough knowledge of fundamental planning issues and concepts, including basic planning theory, urban design, subdivision, environmental issues, growth management, economic development, housing, and transportation. 
  • Starting salary of $30,497.00 per year (Based on Experience)
  • Medical insurance
  • Membership in Alabama Public Employees Retirement System
  • APA dues (including AICP if you’re certified)

Send resumes to:

Greg Clark
Executive Director
Central Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission
430 South Court Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36027

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