Principal Planner | Huntsville, AL


Employer
Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG)
Huntsville, AL

The Principal Planner is responsible for the administration of the Rural Planning Organization (RPO) and related regional transportation planning efforts; facilitation of local comprehensive plans, downtown revitalization plans, zoning code updates, and other local and regional planning technical assistance; and the solicitation, preparation, and submission of community and economic development grant applications. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, local government assistance and resource development; GIS mapping; administration of ARC, CDBG, EDA, and other state or federally funded projects; and related tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATION

  • Master’s Degree in Planning, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, or Political Science, and at least two years of related post-graduate work experience.
  • Local planning experience preferred.
  • GIS mapping experience preferred.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting plans, grant reports, and other related projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for facilitating relationships with local government officials and other regional stakeholders.
  • Capacity to work on several projects or issues simultaneously while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and time management.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment as needed.
  • Driver’s license and good driving record required.

Salary & Benefits

Annual Salary: $55,000 – $60,000/year

How to Apply

Email Letter of Interest and Resume to hr@tarcog.us. 

** This job posting will remain Open Until Filled**