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Regional Planner / Senior Planner for Sustainability Initiatives

Category: Other
Description:
WHO WE SEEK: CENTRALINA REGIONAL COUNCIL SEEKS AN ENERGETIC, SELF-DIRECTED INDIVIDUAL TO DIRECT ACTIVITIES RELATED TO PROMOTING ENERGY EFFICIENCY OPPORTUNITIES AT THE INTERSECTION OF MOBILITY, SUSTAINABILITY AND EQUITY THROUGH THE COORDINATION OF LAND USE, TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, HEALTHY COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECTS. OUR ORGANIZATION: CENTRALINA REGIONAL COUNCIL IS AN INNOVATIVE REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCY LOCATED IN CHARLOTTE, NC WITH A MEMBERSHIP THAT INCLUDES 60+ LOCAL GOVERNMENTS THROUGHOUT THE GREATER CHARLOTTE REGION. CENTRALINA WORKS WITH INDIVIDUAL COMMUNITIES AND LEADS MAJOR PROJECTS THAT TRANSCEND LOCAL AND REGIONAL BOUNDARIES. OUR MISSION IS TO LEAD REGIONAL COLLABORATION AND SPARK LOCAL ACTION TO EXPAND OPPORTUNITY AND IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE. LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR WORK AT WWW.CENTRALINA.ORG. DESCRIPTION OF THE WORK: PROJECTS WILL FOCUS ON SERVING AS THE COORDINATOR FOR THE CENTRALINA CLEAN FUELS COALITION, OUR REGION’S US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLEAN CITIES AFFILIATE, HOUSED AT CENTRALINA REGIONAL COUNCIL AND WILL INCLUDE BOTH REGIONAL AND LOCALLY FOCUSED INITIATIVES RELATED TO TRANSPORTATION CHOICE (TRANSIT, VMT REDUCTION, BIKE/PEDESTRIAN CONNECTIONS, EMERGING TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES), LAND USE POLICY AND CODES, ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS AND ASSISTING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WITH A VARIETY OF PLANNING RELATED PROJECTS. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • LEADING/MANAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CLEAN CITIES PORTFOLIO OF PROGRAMMING ACROSS SEVERAL ENERGY AND TRANSPORTATION SECTORS. • PREPARING GRANT APPLICATIONS, MANAGING BUDGETS, TASK TRACKING, AND PREPARING REPORTS FOR REGIONAL PROGRAM DELIVERABLES. • COORDINATING WITH MULTIPLE PARTNERS ACROSS JURISDICTIONS AND SECTORS AT THE INTERSECTION OF TRANSPORTATION AND ENERGY. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AT A GLANCE: BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PLANNING, PUBLIC POLICY, URBAN DESIGN, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, GEOGRAPHY OR RELATED FIELD AND AT LEAST THREE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE; MASTER’S DEGREE PREFERRED. REQUIRES THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN PLANNING AS APPLIED TO TRANSPORTATION, LAND USE PLANNING, AND/OR ENERGY PLANNING SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES AS WELL AS GENERAL PLANNING PRINCIPLES. LOCAL GOVERNMENT PLANNING DEPARTMENT EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION AND OUTREACH PROGRAM DEPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE IS DESIRED. HIRING SALARY DEPENDS ON QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE; EXCELLENT BENEFITS. MUST POSSESS A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE AND HAVE THE ABILITY TO PHYSICALLY PERFORM THE BASIC LIFE OPERATION FUNCTIONS OF STANDING, WALKING, TALKING, HEARING, AND REPETITIVE MOTIONS AND THE ABILITY TO LIFT 20 POUNDS OF FORCE OCCASIONALLY. HOW TO APPLY: INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SEND A RÉSUMÉ AND COVER LETTER TO: ADMIN@CENTRALINA.ORG WITH “REGIONAL PLANNER / SENIOR PLANNER FOR SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES POSITION” IN THE SUBJECT LINE. DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. EOE.
Employer: Centralina Regional Council
Expires: 8/23/2022
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