Please check back frequently for additional career announcements.

 


[Posted 2019-06-16]

Recreation Planner - Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

Description
Under direction of the assistant division administrator, formulates recreation and natural resource plans pertaining to agency; facilitates public participation processes; analyzes data regarding outdoor recreation and natural resources; facilitates state comprehensive outdoor recreation plan which consists of data collection, correlation of information, evaluation of programs and concepts, coordination of planning efforts; work with partners across the state; assists with the Land and Water Conservation Fund and Recreation Trails Programs; may perform other work as required.

Examples of Work
Compiles and maintains State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) planning and data analysis. Assists or leads planning processes for park planning endeavors such as state park master plans, park development plans, park tactical plans, trail plans, and recreation resource planning. Assists or leads natural resource planning endeavors such as species plans, species recovery plans, lake management planning, and rivers and streams planning. Assists in agency-wide planning endeavors such as strategic planning, division tactical planning, and recruitment/retention/reactivation planning. Designs and supervises surveys, other data gathering, and analysis efforts needed to provide administrators with adequate information to assist in decision-making process. Serves as agency representative on a variety of inter-agency planning and coordinating committees and provides agency input to recreation and resource related management and planning efforts. Develops Best Management Practices in planning efforts and training to assist staff in planning endeavors. Facilitates different public participation processes for agency-wide efforts. Coordinates review functions on outdoor recreation, fish and wildlife portions of local, county, regional or state agency comprehensive or special purpose plan. Participates in writing of division reports, agency review comments and input to inter-agency planning.

Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in resource management, economics, social science, ecology, outdoor recreation or planning plus four years experience in outdoor recreation or planning or Master's degree plus two years experience in outdoor recreation or planning.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of planning principles, public participation principles, consensus building, organization and analysis of special studies, projects, and survey results. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; work effectively with other agency staff; set articulate clear goals and objectives, evaluate and analyze research, make critical and constructive reviews, maintain working relationships with federal, state and local officials, other agency personnel and the public.

Additional information and how to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska/jobs/2458189/recreation-planner?keywords=recreation&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Closing: 6/24/2019 11:59 PM Central


[Posted 2019-05-23]

Community Development Director – City of La Vista, Nebraska

The Position

The City of La Vista, NE is seeking candidates for the position of Community Development Director. The new Director will be an energetic, positive, forward-thinking and customer-focused leader. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and a proven track record of directing a team to complete work in a timely and successful manner.

An experience base that includes extensive and proactive community interaction combined with a strong foundation of economic, financial and political acumen is essential in this role.

Collaboration, communication and organizational skills will be key attributes for the new Director, who must be comfortable working in a team environment. The new Director must be a practitioner and well-versed in planning and land use practices. The need is to provide pragmatic and positive solutions to an active constituency and a business-friendly City Council.
the IDEAL CANDIDATE
Education, Training and Experience

Candidates for this position must have obtained a degree from an accredited 4-year college or university in planning, public administration, business administration, civil engineering or a closely related field. An advanced degree is preferred. Candidates must have seven years of increasingly responsible analytical, administrative and/or management experience, with at least four years in a county or municipal government. In addition, the candidate must have four years of supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary range of $80,330 to $114,234 DOQ
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • 401a plan with 6% employer match
  • Optional 457 retirement plan
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Educational opportunities

Application and Selection Process

To be considered, candidates must complete an application, including resume, cover letter and professional references. This can be completed online at:

https://www.infinityhr.com/extranet/recruiting.aspx?id=1e46b60a-202a-477e-8812-a368e234c518

While this position will remain open until filled, the deadline for initial consideration is June 21, 2019. Under Nebraska law, the identity of interview finalists may be subject to public disclosure.

For further information about this position go to:

http://www.cityoflavista.org/DocumentCenter/View/12501

Direct questions or further inquiries to Randy Trail, Human Resources Director at 402.593.6421 orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Click here for the full Job Description in MS Doc or PDF


[Posted 2019-04-22]

Deputy County Economic Development and Zoning Administrator for Yankton County, South Dakota

General Statement of Essential Tasks (may not include all of the functions performed)

  • Performs duties as assigned by the Department Administrator
  • Performs written correspondence preparation, department form distribution, record filing, and document maintenance duties
  • Compiles information on development proposals and projects
  • Maintains accurate and current records pertaining to all zoning, drainage, or related applications
  • Supports the County’s public information efforts, related to economic and community development
  • Monitors the application process and administration of state or federal development assistance, if Yankton County is the applicant or recipient
  • Supports the County’s involvement with flood plain management, storm water and drainage issues

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises interns or other temporary employees, under the direction of the Department Administrator
  • Oversees consultants working on behalf of the County, under the direction of the Department Administrator

Minimum Qualifications

  • College coursework or degree in public administration, planning, or closely related field
  • Ability to perform data entry and word processing functions using computer technology
  • Designation as a Certified Flood Plain Manager within two years of employment (if required)
  • Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective professional relationships
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to take direction and follow established County policies and procedures

Some of the Other Requirements

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with commission members, County officials and the public
  • Ability to give full considerations to all aspects of a project, including the financial, environmental, and health impacts of the entire county
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legal descriptions, maps, and other material associated with land development activities, including technical drawings and diagrams
  • Ability to maintain confidential information

Click here for the full Job Description in MS Doc or PDF

Interested persons can call the Yankton County Auditor’s Office at 605-260-4400, Ext. 0.  Also can email application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or send to Yankton County Auditor at 321 W 3rd, Suite 100. This is full-time at 7-hour days, 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri, plus benefits (Retirement, Health Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Holidays).


[Posted 2019-04-22]

County Economic Development and Zoning Administrator for Yankton County, South Dakota

General Statement of Essential Tasks (may not include all of the functions performed)

  • Performs duties as assigned by the County Commission
  • Serves as the contact person on County development policies and ordinance information
  • Compiles information on development proposals and projects
  • Provides the County Commission with facts associated with public infrastructure issues and other site development factors
  • Coordinates the County’s public information efforts, related to economic and community development
  • Represents Yankton County at development conferences or meetings on subjects affecting land use
  • Monitors the application process and administration of state or federal development assistance, if Yankton County is the applicant or recipient
  • Manages the County’s involvement with flood plain management, storm water and drainage issues

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises interns or other temporary employees
  • Supervises clerical support personnel, as assigned
  • Oversees consultants working on behalf of the County

Minimum Qualifications

  • College coursework or degree in public administration, planning, or closely related field
  • Ability to perform data entry and word processing functions using computer technology
  • Designation as a Certified Flood Plain Manager within two years of employment (if required)
  • Ability to work cooperatively and maintain effective professional relationships
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

Some of the Other Requirements

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with commission members, county officials and the public
  • Ability to give full considerations to all aspects of a project, including the financial, environmental, and health impacts of the entire county
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legal descriptions, maps, and other material associated with land development activities, including technical drawings and diagrams
  • Ability to maintain confidential information

Click here for the full Job Description in MS Doc or PDF

Interested persons can call the Yankton County Auditor’s Office at 605-260-4400, Ext. 0.  Also can email application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Or send to Yankton County Auditor at 321 W 3rd, Suite 100. This is full-time at 7-hour days, 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri, plus benefits (Retirement, Health Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Holidays).


[Posted 2019-04-07]

Planner Position for the City of West Fargo, North Dakota

Position: Planner
Job Type: Full Time
Location: West Fargo, ND
Starting salary is $52,882 annually.

The City of West Fargo is seeking a Planner to perform work in the administration of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Sub-Plans and applicable City ordinances related to Planning. The City has recently adopted a new comprehensive plan and is beginning the process of code revisions. The Planner will work closely alongside Planning Staff on the process of code revisions while conducting current planning efforts and/or community development initiatives at the discretion of the Director of Planning and Zoning.  

 A Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or a closely related field and two years of related experience in community or urban planning or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  Ability in GIS and strong communication skills are required.

 Starting salary is $52,882 annually.

 For consideration, please complete an application online at https://lf.westfargond.gov/Forms/ieS3V by May 3, 2019.

Link to application/ website:
https://nd-westfargo.civicplus.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=109&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Planner-74

Link to job description (PDF):
https://nd-westfargo.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/2591/Planner-Job-Description-PDF


[Posted 2019-04-03]

City Planner Opening for the City of Rock Springs, Wyoming

Full-time, benefited position in the Public Services Division with a starting salary of $81,708/year. Perform a wide variety of professional and technical duties in the fields of current and advanced planning; to provide information and assistance to developers, the business community, and the public on planning, zoning, subdivision, floodplain, land use, permits and development related matters; and to supervise zoning inspections. The successful candidate should be Microsoft Office proficient. Experience in a planning/zoning and building department is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration or equivalent experience required; possession of or ability to obtain certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners and Association of State Floodplain Managers certification.  Please submit the application, cover letter, resume, certifications and other pertinent information when applying. Position will remain open until filled.

To apply online for the City Planner position, please create a user profile here: https://citizenaccess.rswy.net/citizenaccess/ --- (send resumes separately to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Paper applications can be obtained at City Hall, 212 D Street in Rock Springs.