Job Opening: Director of Regional Planning

Feb 7, 2024

The South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG) seeks a qualified person for the following position.

Position: Director of Regional Planning

Employment Classification: Full-Time Exempt (35 hrs/wk)

Location: SCRCOG Office

Closing Date: Monday, March 11, 2024 at 12PM local time, or until position is filled

The Director of Regional Planning manages the agency’s regional planning programs, including housing, climate pollution reduction, hazard mitigation, coastal resilience, stormwater control, land conservation, economic development, and open space planning. The position also involves general administration, policy development, project management and effective communication and relationships with federal, state, and local agencies.

To be considered, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in urban or regional planning, public administration, government, or a related field and progressively responsible planning or project management experience. At least one year of experience in a supervisory capacity is a plus. A master’s degree is preferred.

Certification as a Planner by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is expected upon hiring or must be obtained within two-years of employment.

Applicant must possess strong organizational, writing, strategic, analytic, and quantitative skills.

Salary will be commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications (subject to approval of SCRCOG Board). Health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance benefits are available with employee contribution. Participation in a retirement plan is also available after a 90-day waiting period.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, three contacts of professional references, and voluntary affirmative action questionnaire to Mr. Carl Amento, Executive Director, at [email protected]. Selected candidates may be asked to provide additional information or to appear for an in-person interview, if feasible, or a virtual interview.

Questions may be directed to Mr. Carl Amento, Executive Director at [email protected]. Additional information provided in response to questions shall be shared with all applicants.

SCRCOG is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description: Director of Regional Planning

Professional References Contact Form

Voluntary Affirmative Action Questionnaire