PLANNER I or II (Depending on level of experience)
Lowcountry Council of Governments, SC
Salary: $35,083 to $58,105 depending on qualifications. Generous benefits package.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position Overview: This position is under the supervision of the Planning Director and is a member of a small collaborative planning team. The position is responsible for assisting with and completing planning activities related to both the rural and urban areas in the Lowcountry.
Essential Functions: Duties include conducting regional community and transportation planning studies: conducting research and preparing statistical reports on land use, physical, social and economic issues, transportation, and planning and development practices; compiling, developing and collecting data into reports concerning proposed and/or needed projects; and preparing analyses and reports for implementation.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Urban or Regional Planning or a related field required; supplemented by one-three years of experience in transportation or regional planning; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Experience: The ideal candidate should have strong GIS (preferred ESRI ArcGIS Pro), data analysis, written communication and presentation skills for this role. The candidate must be able to provide professional and timely work products to various audiences. The ideal candidate should be a motivated self-starter and comfortable in a small team setting. Training opportunities will be available.