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Community Development Planner

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission

Posted: May. 20, 2019

End Date: Sep. 1, 2019


The Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission is seeking to fill the position of Community Development Planner. This position is responsible for assisting local governments in areas of community planning, economic development, local laws and ordinances, hazard mitigation, personnel management, environmental issues, transportation, historic preservation, and grant preparation and administration. This position requires a talented individual who can engage collaboratively with local governments in a professional, resourceful, trustworthy, accountable, efficient, and innovative manner.
 
Qualified applicants should, at a minimum, have a bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning or related field from an accredited college or university. A master's degree in Public Administration, Public Policy or Urban Planning is preferred.
 
The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented individual who can engage effectively with coworkers and community members in the process of providing quality customer service. Candidates should possess a strong vision and desire for facilitating positive change that moves the region forward. A candidate must be able to address challenges with enthusiasm and positive energy that demonstrates a love for the work of growing and improving communities.
 
The Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission provides services to 17 counties and 69 cities iwith  offices located in Eastman and Baxley, Georgia.
 
Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to the address below:

Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission
Attention: Community Develoipment Planner Position
5405 Oak Street
Eastman, Georgia 31023
OR
By email to manning@hogarc.org

Applications for the position will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates for the position will be subject to a criminal background check, motor vehicle license verification, and a pre-employment drug screening and skills assessmment.

The Heart of Georgia Altamaha Regional Commission is an equal opportunity employer.