Planner I | CARPDC

Central AL Regional Planning & Development Commission
Montgomery, Alabama


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.

Duties and Responsibilities

A. Planning. Assists senior staff in the collection and compilation of information from reference materials and publications, governmental agencies, field experts and surveys, census other statistical data for use in planning activities and related documents. Conducts field surveys as needed and provides assistance to senior staff in the preparation of final planning documents to include graphics and report reproduction activities. Assist in conducting public hearings to obtain citizen input into the planning process. Provides technical assistance to member governments for whom planning documents have been written, in the implementation and administration of said documents. Attends council, planning commission and county commission meetings as needed.

B. Grants. Collects information from a variety of reference materials and other sources for use in the completion of grant applications. Assists in data collection for required field surveys including but not limited to door to door income surveys needed for grant eligibility. Assists with preparation of grant applications when needed. Assists senior staff with community and economic development program activities. Assist grantees with grant project implementation and administration from project set-up to close-out.

C. Technical Assistance. Provides member governments with assistance on a variety of subjects pertaining to public administration. Meets with appropriate individuals and groups during the different aspects of a project as necessary. Analyzes census and statistical data. Prepares project summaries and status reports. Attends local government meetings. Solicits materials and services from various agencies and groups for use in
programs and events. Collects and completes information/data for senior staff. Provides assistance with map procurement and preparation and map file maintenance.

D. Professional Development and Training. Attends seminars, conferences and workshops relating to assigned projects. Reviews publications and reports to keep abreast of programs pertinent to the Agency.

Job Requirements
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Salary & Benefits

Salary Range: $42,611.00

FLSA Status: Exempt

How to Apply

Send resume with cover letter to: Chantil Nasef,, CARPDC, 430 South Court Street, Montgomery, AL 36104


Position is Open Until Filled.