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Regional Planner




League Letter


High Country Council of Governments is seeking professional and experienced Regional Planner. The Regional Planner works with local governments in the seven- county High Country region (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey Counties) in local planning, management assistance, and community and economic development. Position requires knowledge of North Carolina local government law, State and Federal funding programs, and public administration practices. The position requires a degree in planning, engineering, public administration, or a related field, and at least three years experience in planning or project administration. Experience working with NC Department of Transportation, NC Department of Commerce, and NC Department of Environmental Quality is preferred. Proficiency in Esri ArcGIS is preferred. The position is regular full-time; attendance at night meetings and overnight travel is required. Compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience. Send resume, references, and salary history to: Email: Or by Mail: Regional Planner Position, High Country Council of Governments, 468 New Market Boulevard, Boone, NC 28607. The deadline for submission is Friday December 1, 2017. For detailed job description, visit High Country Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability.




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