Regional Planner, Six County Association of Governments in Richfield, Utah (Deadline Aug. 27)


Why fight with traffic, crowds, and smog when you could work where you already love to vacation. Working and living in rural Utah can provide the quality of life you’re longing for with fulfilling work helping Utah’s rural communities thrive.  Tall mountain peaks, beautiful mountain valleys, and wide-open spaces make for a picturesque work environment.  Breathe in our clean fresh air with room to explore and enjoy our endless recreational opportunities: in less than an hour, you can be up camping in the mountains—drive a little further and play at five nearby National Parks. 

Six County Association of Governments (SCAOG) is accepting applications for a full-time Regional Planner (Planner) to support planning in the forty-nine communities and six counties (Juab, Millard, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, and Wayne) that make up SCAOG. Enjoy the charm of small town life while still enjoying big town amenities. The position is based in Richfield, Utah—a great place for family and an outdoor paradise. Enjoy a traffic-free five-minute commute to your new position at Six County Association of Governments while you serve rural Utah. 


  • Overall responsibility for management and compliance of the Regional Planning Program, Hazard Mitigation Planning, and Transportation Planning programs through SCAOG. 
  • Support all planning activities, helping communities with general plans, capital improvement plans, planning and zoning, and capital asset management. 
  • Technical assistance in preparing applications for Community Impact Board, Community Development Block Grant, and other funding sources. 


  • Ability to regularly travel throughout the Six County region (up to 50% of time). 
  • Self-motivated and work with little or no supervision. 
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of budgets, contract compliance, general planning and land use practices, terminology, laws, and regulations. 
  • Ability to write grants and understand and comply with grant requirements. 
  • Ability to review plans and apply provisions of the ordinances and codes to determine compliance with such regulations and to apply regulations to field conditions. 
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Finance, Geographic Information Systems, Political Science, Rural Sociology, or related field.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant experience. 
  • A valid driver’s license and drug screening is required. 


This is a full-time position with a starting salary of $23–26 per hour ($47,850–54,000 annual) depending on experience. A full benefits package includes fully-funded medical, generous retirement (401k and pension), flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities, and a fun work environment. 


Applications may be picked up at SCAOG’s Executive Office located at 250 North Main, Suite B12 in Richfield or by emailing  For additional information please call (435) 893-0713.  Closing date is Monday, August 27th.  SCAOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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