The official conference app for 2023 OAPA Annual Planning Conference

<< See 50985 More Jobs Posted in Whova Events

Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of 2023 OAPA Annual Planning Conference

If you know anyone in the job market, feel free to share with them

Airport Manager
City of Madras
Airport Manager - Be an integral member of the Team!
The City of Madras's Administrative Team has one full-time job position available for an Airport Manager. The Madras Airport is a public-use airport with two paved runways located in the Industrial Center's multi-modal transportation area. A former World War II training base for B-17 pilots, the airport is now home to the Erickson Aircraft Collection, Erickson Aero Tanker which provides support for wildland fire suppression, Skydive Awesome!, and home of the annual Airshow of the Cascades. In mid-2015, the north hangar, which was built during World War II, was added to the National Register of Historic Places. In August 2017, the Madras Airport hosted over 400 airplanes for the Total Solar Eclipse. This is an exciting time to be part of a small city's growth and development; to help determine how a community will not only thrive but how it will appeal to those that call it home. Central Oregon is a rapidly growing area with enormous potential. The position will typically require a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in aviation management, business administration, or a related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal airport or private flight service operations or marketing, of which two (2) years should be in a managerial capacity. This position requires a valid driver’s license. Please see the job descriptions at the bottom of this page for the role currently available to hire.
Link: https://www.ci.madras.or.us/hr/page/job-opportunity-madras-city-municipal-airport-0
Principal Planner
Morrow county
Principal Planner performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical and professional work in land use permitting and comprehensive plan projects.
Link: http://MorrowCounty.alpine.com
Associate Planner/Project Manager
Mid Willamettte Valley Council of Government
Associate Project Manager/Land Use Planner

The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments (MWVCOG) is seeking an Associate Project Manager/Land Use Planner. This position performs advanced land use planning work for member governments in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties on both current and long-range projects. In addition, this position provides technical support on a variety of community development projects such as grant and loan applications for public infrastructure improvements, administration of federal and state grants, staffing special regional committees, and economic development initiatives. The position reports to the Community Development Director.

Requirements: Minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in planning, geography, public administration, business administration or closely related field; and two 3-5 years of professional land use planning/project management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties and responsibilities. Specific knowledge of Oregon state land use planning laws and regulations, including planning goals, policies, requirements, and procedures is required. Experience reviewing land use applications, writing staff reports and presenting to public boards is required. Working knowledge of federal and state development finance programs such as CDBG and USDA is favorable, although not required.

Exempt, Career Range for position: Range 7: $6,231- 6,877 per month, starting range. Flexible work schedule available after successful completion of probation period.

HOW TO APPLY: For a complete job description and application process to include Veterans Preference, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mwvcog/. CLOSING DATE: Position open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on or after November 10, 2023.
Link: https://www.mwvcog.org/about/page/jobs-recruitment-services-rfps-and-rfqs
**Planning Official / Land Use & Planning Division Manager**
Benton County Community Development Dept.
We're looking for proven community leaders with vision and commitment to public service to help guide the future of the Community Development Department.

Do you enjoy working in a detail-oriented team environment advancing community health and safety in the built environment? Are you a great communicator with an impeccable reputation for ethical public service? Do you enjoy helping individuals and communities to build consensus to define and implement a clear path to the future? We want to work with you!

This position processes complex and potentially contentious land use applications, assists the public in understanding land use regulations and procedures, and undertakes special projects. This position serves as the County’s statutorily mandated Planning Director/Planning Official (Oregon Revised Statute ORS 215.042). In fulfilling these duties, the Planning Official / Land Use Planning Division Manager works closely with the community development director, building official, public works engineering/surveying team, code enforcement, and floodplain and stormwater management programs.

The Planning Official / Land Use & Planning Division Manager is expected to demonstrate a comprehensive set of engagement, communication, and land use planning skills. The incumbent must be able to design and implement programs and projects that support land use and conservation, long-range planning and infrastructure, community development, and collaborative public policy. In addition, this position is required to measure the effectiveness and outcomes of their work, including analysis of returns on investment in a wide range of planning and land use initiatives.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bentonor/jobs/newprint/4247984
Senior Planner
The Satre Group
WE’RE HIRING!
SENIOR PLANNER
CAREER OPPORTUNITY – NO UPPER LIMITS

Position Available: Senior Planner. Full-time. Available now. Start date negotiable for the right candidate.

Experience: Minimum 7 years’ experience required. Familiarity with Oregon land use is a plus and the development of land use applications at the municipal level is required. Candidates with additional experience or a combination of public/private experience are encouraged to apply.

The Firm: The Satre Group is a land use planning, landscape architecture and environmental consulting firm providing services to private, public and not-for-profit clients for some 30 years. We develop land use plans, master plans, and site-specific designs which are responsive to the community’s context, client’s aspirations and project budget. From land use feasibility to securing approval of complex land use applications, the firm is considered a premier consultant for all things land use. We seek candidates that possess our values of craft, creativity, communication and stewardship.

The Position: Daily coordination with the firm’s founder and principal planner, project managers and staff. A career opportunity with no upper limits for the right person. If you enjoy private sector planning and marketing these services, you are who we are looking for.

Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with ability. A comprehensive benefit package is included.

Education Requirements: A bachelor’s degree planning or similar from an accredited program is required. A master’s degree a plus.

License/ Registration Requirements: AICP Certification, either completed or working toward, is required.

Submittal Requirements: Email in pdf format maximum of 14 MB file size: Cover letter, resume with education, experience and minimum two references. Send to: rick@satregroup.com.

Date Posted: October 26, 2023. Open until filled.
Link: https://www.satregroup.com
Planner II
Mackenzie
Mackenzie is a regional design firm with offices in Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver and Seattle, Washington. Project types include site development and site selection services; economic analysis; policy planning; zoning and comprehensive plan development; subarea planning to support community growth and economic development; and due diligence/entitlement for institutional, commercial office, retail, mixed use, and industrial development projects.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, geography, public policy, economics, or related field and minimum of 5 years of demonstrated work experience in the field.

See full qualifications list and responsibilities at https://mackenzie.inc/page/careers
Link: https://mackenzie.inc/page/careers
Active Transportation Coordinator
University of Oregon
This position will assist in developing pedestrian, bicycle, e-scooter and similar micro mobility programming for the University of Oregon campus. Working closely with the UO Transportation Planner, the Active Transportation Coordinator will plan and coordinate services and events, complete data collection and reporting, maintain program files and records, and develop and encourage practices that support active transportation. The primary goal of this position is to enhance opportunities for UO students, faculty, and staff to improve their mental, physical, and environmental well-being by reducing dependency on single occupancy vehicles.
What you'll get to do:
Engage at new employee and new student orientation.
Lead development of strategies and techniques for changing transportation behaviors.
Build community connections and partnerships.
Review campus maps and planning documents.
Track and report usage of bicycle and pedestrian facilities through mechanical counts, surveys, interviews.
Communicate with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders.
Research, recommend, and implement programs to achieve active transportation goals.
Who you are:
Excellent Communicator: A strong communicator to technical and non-technical individuals who is proficient verbally and in writing.
Emotionally Intelligent: A motivated, passionate, team-oriented, and empathetic individual.
Data Driven: A strategic decision maker who enjoys collecting and analyzing data.
Community Partner: A collaborator when developing & implementing programs to meet community needs.
An Equity-focused Individual: A person who enjoys working with diverse individuals and contributes towards creating and maintaining an inclusive, respectful, and culturally responsive environment.
Apply on the university website! https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/532816/

Link: https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/532816/
Associate Planner
Lane County
Associate Planner
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lanecountyor/jobs/4253062/associate-planner?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Equity Program Manager
Metro
The Equity Program Manager oversees and develops current and future Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Plans for internal and external facing bodies of work. By delivering technical assistance, contracted services, and equity literacy resources to staff and project teams, this position will support the department’s collective responsibility for advancing racial equity across its services and its workforce. With support from the Department Director and management team, the Equity Program Manager will also help draft procedures and departmental policies needed to address structural and systemic barriers present for both Metro workers and regional residents more broadly.

Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregonmetro/jobs/4243009/equity-program-manager-planning-development-research?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Transportation Planning Intern- Summer 2024
WSP USA
WSP is seeking a Transportation Planning Intern to work out of our Portland, OR office. This temporary position is seeking individuals currently enrolled in a Graduate program with an anticipated graduation date of August 2024 or later.

This 12 week internship will be part of the WSP Summer Internship Program that is scheduled to start on May 20th, 2024. The individual start date of the internship may be flexible.

Your Impact

Assist with project research, technical analysis and report preparation for planning assignments.

Prepare maps, graphics and reports in support of planning tasks.

Participate in public involvement events related to planning projects.
Link: https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=V8D6AK&cws=37&rid=16038
Associate Transportation Planner
WSP USA
The Associate Transportation Planner will provide a broad skillset to support complex, politically charged, and highly technical projects. Tasks may include writing reports and memorandums, analyzing nuanced data, developing work plans and facilitating delivery of materials, supporting deliberations of technical or public committees, and creating visuals. Depending on the skillset, this position may provide support for multimodal planning projects, alternatives analysis, environmental analysis, modeling analysis, statewide, regional and local plans, public involvement and communications, and/or government relations. The ideal candidate will contribute towards strategy to deliver projects that are high-quality, cutting edge, equity- and climate-focused, multi-faceted, and regionally supported. They will support tasks in a highly collaborative, sometimes fast paced environment to produce high quality deliverables that meet or exceed acceptable client and industry standards. The opportunities at WSP are endless and the Associate Transportation Planner will navigate and grow into a role that leverages and enhances their skills while allowing for immense professional growth. 
Link: https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=V8D6AK&cws=37&rid=15584
Senior Transportation Planner
WSP USA
The Senior Transportation Planner will provide an analytical skillset to support complex and highly technical projects. Tasks will include writing reports and memorandums, analyzing data in GIS and Excel, developing work plans and facilitating delivery of materials, and creating visuals. This position will provide support for multimodal planning projects, alternatives analysis, modeling analysis, and spatial analysis. The ideal candidate will contribute towards strategy to deliver projects that are high-quality, cutting edge, equity- and climate-focused, multi-faceted, and regionally supported. They will support tasks in a highly collaborative, fast paced environment to produce high quality deliverables that meet or exceed acceptable client and industry standards. The opportunities at WSP are endless and the Senior Transportation Planner will navigate and grow into a role that leverages and enhances their skills while allowing for immense professional growth. 
Link: https://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=V8D6AK&cws=37&rid=15717
Urban Planning Associate
Cascadia Partners
Cascadia Partners is a fast-growing, diverse, and multidisciplinary firm headquartered in Portland, OR, with staff also located in Bend and Newport, Oregon. We work on 20-30 projects across the country annually, ranging from large-scale master plans, mission-driven public-private developments, housing policy and zoning analysis, scenario planning, and community engagement. We have a focus on actionable plans that get built and solutions rooted in equitable community engagement.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion on our team and in our work. We value intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning and offer professional development stipends and frequent internal skill building courses. We value a healthy life-work balance and offer every other Friday off and 4-weeks starting paid vacation with annual increases to 8 weeks.

Cascadia Partners seeks an associate-level team member who is a detail-oriented thinker with relevant experience or training in urban planning and design, real estate development, housing policy, public engagement, or related fields.
Link: https://www.cascadia-partners.com/careers
Community Green Infrastructure Program Administrator
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
The Community Green Infrastructure Program Administrator (Program Analyst 4) will develop and manage the new Community Green Infrastructure Grant program. This program awards grants for planning and developing community green infrastructure projects or green infrastructure economic development projects; Developing and supporting native seed banks or native plant nurseries; and supporting and implementing green infrastructure master plans.The Community Green Infrastructure Program Administrator (Program Analyst 4) will develop and manage the new Community Green Infrastructure Grant program. This program awards grants for planning and developing community green infrastructure projects or green infrastructure economic development projects; Developing and supporting native seed banks or native plant nurseries; and supporting and implementing green infrastructure master plans.
Link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--DLCD/Rocky-Habitat-Projects-Coordinator_REQ-140499
Transportation and Growth Management Planner
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
The Land Use and Transportation Planner (Planner 3) in the Transportation and Growth Management (TGM) Program will manage individual projects within TGM. TGM includes subprograms for Education and Outreach, Code Assistance, Quick Response, Parking Reform and Management, and Transportation System Plan Assessments. This position may also manage a specific subprogram. This position may also provide technical consultation to DLCD staff and local governments regarding transportation, growth management, and urban design.
Link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--DLCD/Land-Use-and-Transportation-Planner_REQ-139832
Rocky Habitats Project Coordinator
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
The Rocky Habitats Project Coordinator (Planner 2) in our Coastal Management Program serves as the lead project coordinator to implement newly designated Rocky Habitat Management Strategy areas. This position will coordinate project efforts with OCMP agency network partners, tribal governments, educational institutions, and interpretive programs.
Link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--DLCD/Rocky-Habitat-Projects-Coordinator_REQ-140499
Senior Planner
City of McMinnville
The City of McMinnville is looking for a Senior Planner to become a part of our dynamic planning team. Our Planning Department is responsible for both near-term and long-range planning initiatives to ensure McMinnville grows mindfully, maintaining its small-town charm while responding to growth in a measured and responsible way. This position will work in both current and long range-planning initiatives. As the Senior Planner you will work closely with our Community Development Director as a subject matter expert on a variety of complex planning projects in a variety of areas such as: land use, community development, cultural planning, special planning studies, urban design, transportation, climate change, affordable housing, etc. Additionally, the City of McMinnville will be embarking on some significant long-range planning efforts over the next five years as well as several different comprehensive plan and code updates. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a wide range of planning opportunities, projects and programs and to become part of a team that has enduring value in a community.

The annual salary range for the Senior Planner position is $75,936 - $113,928, with excellent benefits.

Typically, McMinnville’s Senior Planners have a Master’s degree in urban planning, landscape architecture, or a related field and at least five years of experience in a planning department, or an equitable combination of education and experience.

For full job descriptions and minimum qualifications, go to www.mcminnvilleoregon.gov/hr

This position is open until filled with a first review of applications on November 20, 2023. Application materials (cover letter, resume, references and sample work materials) must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, November 17, 2023.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mcminnville/jobs/4254477/senior-planner?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Associate Housing Planner
City of McMinnville
The City of McMinnville is looking for an Associate Housing Planner to become a part of our dynamic planning team. Our Planning Department is responsible for both near-term and long-range planning initiatives to ensure McMinnville grows mindfully, maintaining its small-town charm while responding to growth in a measured and responsible way. This position will work in collaboration with the Affordable Housing Committee to develop and implement the City’s housing planning program to meet McMinnville’s housing needs, both now and in the future. As the Associate Housing Planner you will work closely with our Community Development Director as a subject matter expert on a variety of complex housing planning projects in a variety of areas such as housing need, housing development, and housing policies. Additionally, the City of McMinnville recently enacted an Affordable Housing Construction Excise Tax, and this position will staff the application of that program to incentivize the needed affordable housing in McMinnville. Lastly, this position will also represent the City in local, regional and state housing data collection and discussions. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a wide range of planning opportunities, projects, and programs and to become part of a team that has enduring value in a community.

The annual salary range for the Associate Housing Planner position is $66,984 - $100.512, with excellent benefits.

For full job descriptions and minimum qualifications, go to www.mcminnvilleoregon.gov/hr

This position is open until filled with a first review of applications on November 20, 2023. Application materials (cover letter, resume, references and sample work materials) must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, November 17, 2023.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mcminnville/jobs/4256375/associate-housing-planner?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Associate Planner
Washington County
Not yet posted, but Washington County will soon have associate planner openings on all three of our planning teams - Transportation, Community and Current planning. Keep an eye on our website or governmentjobs.com for the posting in the next month. Washington County is a dynamic place to work and we have a lot of interesting projects going on right now. Reach out and we can talk more!
<< See 50985 More Jobs Posted in Whova Events