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Planner
Clatsop County
Assist in the planning and implementation of the comprehensive plan and in the administration of the Clatsop County Land and Water Development and Use Ordinance, as well as other projects.
Link: https://us59.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/clatsopcounty/Posting/View/334
Senior Planner
Chelan County
Serves as a senior level professional, who undertakes a broad range of current and long range planning activities. Implements the mission of the Department to assure orderly growth of the County and coordination of planning efforts in Urban Growth Areas. Chelan County is located in North Central Washington in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range. The area offers distinctive communities and an abundance of natural resources and outdoor recreation.
Link: https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/human-resources/jobs/senior-planner-community-development
Planner II
Chelan County
Serves as a mid level professional, who undertakes a broad range of current and long range planning activities. Implements the mission of the Department to assure orderly growth of the County and coordination of planning efforts in Urban Growth Areas. Chelan County is located in North Central Washington in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain Range. The area offers distinctive communities and an abundance of natural resources and outdoor recreation.
Link: https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/human-resources/jobs/community-development-planner-ii-2-positions-available
Planner II/III
City of Salem
The City of Salem is hiring two Planners to join our Planning team. Although the posting is for a Planner II and III, these positions are part of a flex classification that provides opportunities for career advancement and could be underfilled as a Planner I or II, dependent on the chosen candidate's experience.

The candidates will be tasked with working on current planning projects, which includes managing land use applications, reviewing building permits, staffing the planning information desk, explaining technical information to the public and decision makers, conducting broad public outreach, leading public meetings, presenting at public hearings and other duties as assigned.

Why work with us?
• We're big enough to have a variety of projects.
• We're small enough that planners don't get siloed.
• We're experiencing tremendous growth.
• We're updating our Comprehensive Plan.
• We have a very engaged community.
• Training opportunities are encouraged.
• Great benefits including our own health clinic with free visits for employees and dependents.
• Wellness offerings including: gym discounts, on-site chair massage, nutrition and health support, stress reduction and gratitude workshops, etc.
• We have a supportive and collaborative team environment.

The recruitment closes 10/26.

Link: https://www.cityofsalem.net/jobs
Assistant Planner
Deschutes County
Deschutes County is accepting applications for an Assistant Planner. This position is responsible for providing support to planners, citizens, and outside agencies. Incumbent will primarily assist the public by providing information related to land use, land development, and zoning; issue development permits and street addresses; provide information about departmental projects and programs; and research and compile information from various sources and prepare summary reports.
Link: https://www.deschutes.org/jobs
Associate Data & GIS Analyst
BERK Consulting, Inc.
We seek an individual with experience in data analysis and GIS to support a range of public policy, planning, and management consulting projects. Responsibilities may include:
- Conducting analyses that integrate geographic and spatial data.
- Managing and building quantitative and statistical models in support of projects.
- Creating maps, graphics, and interactive visualizations to communicate analyses to multiple audiences.
- Providing cartographic and information design capabilities.
- Conducting desk research.
- Presenting findings internally and to clients.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE.
- At least two years of related work experience or equivalent academic training.
- Excellent analytic, writing, and communication skills.
- Ability to independently gather, evaluate, clean, and analyze data using Microsoft Excel, and ArcGIS.
- A solid understanding of GIS concepts and analytical techniques, including mapping and digital data conversion, cleaning, manipulation, analysis, and presentation.
- The ability to support multiple concurrent projects. The candidate must be detail-oriented and prepared to be a significant contributor in a fast-paced environment.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE. We seek multi-talented, multi-dimensional team members with a passion for local policy issues and additional interests or experience that could include:
- Familiarity with land use planning principles and practices, including growth management.
- Demographic analysis with Census, American Community Survey, Assessor data and other publicly available data sources.
- Experience with Esri’s ArcGIS Online suite, such as Web App Builder, Business Analyst, and Story Maps.
- Experience using databases (e.g., Microsoft Access) or other software tools to extract and parse large datasets for analysis.
- Using analytics to answer questions about equity and social justice to inform policy making.
- Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Illustrator.

Link: http://www.berkconsulting.com/careers
Senior Planner - Long Range Planning
Pierce County Planning and Public Works
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/piercecountywa/jobs/2892128
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/piercecountywa/jobs/2892128
Assistant Planner
City of The Dalles
Performs technical land use planning work. Performs research, data collection, presentation preparation and technical writing. . Processes various land use applications and permits. Prepares staff reports for site review, conditional use permits, and other applications for review and approval of the Community Development Director and Planning Commission. Performs site inspections for compliance with land use codes.

Education/Experience:
Education: Graduation from a four year college or university with major course work in planning or planning related field.
OR
Experience: At least two years of experience in land use planning or planning related field. Municipal government land use planning experience.
Link: https://thedalles.applicantpro.com/jobs/
Project Coordinator
EnviroIssues
As a Project Coordinator, you would be responsible for contributing alongside other teammates to develop and implement various communications and outreach efforts. This project will be a big effort, requiring a large team to come together and collaborate and work together. As part of this team, you will have many opportunities to be creative, try a vast variety of outreach and communications tools and play different roles based on your interests.

As a member of the team, we anticipate you would:

Draft public materials such as flyers, web content, social media, letters and mailers, public event materials, responses to community questions via email for review by project teammates
Maintain project databases tracking project contacts, communications, and activities
Plan logistics for a wide variety of events such as public meetings, farmer’s market tables, and advisory committee meetings
Communicate directly with community members about projects at events, over the phone, or via email
Attend internal meetings and share ideas on outreach strategy and options with their teams
Problem solve in real-time to support successful public engagement
Work closely with graphic designers and website developers to develop public materials and toolsthat engage community
Work collaboratively within their teams and with other Project Coordinators to continually learn and adapt innovative tools to engage community
Link: https://enviroissues.com/jobs/west-seattle-high-rise-bridge-project-coordinator-seattle
Planning Official
Kittitas County
Kittitas County Community Development Services (CDS) is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Planning Official. This is a full-time, benefited, non-union, exempt position. The Planning Official provides professional planning services for Kittitas County which includes implementing current and long-range planning activities and supervising planning staff.
Link: https://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/hr/jobs/job.aspx?i=1577
Principal Planner
City of Grants Pass
Come be a community planning leader in the "Sun Belt" of Southern Oregon! We are Oregon"s 15th largest city and sit along the banks of the Rogue River, one of the West's premier whitewater rivers.

The Principal Planner supervises our Planning Division team of 5 staff, directs all current and long-range planning activities, represents the city on various community boards, and oversees staffing of the Planning Commission, Historical Building & Sites Commission and Housing Advisory Committee.

This position is a perfect fit for a mid to senior level planner interested in expanding their management skills and enjoys coaching a team of dedicated public professionals. Give us a look!
Link: http://www.grantspassoregon.gov
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