Regional Planner / RTPO Planner - Mid-Region Council of Governments - Albuquerque, New Mexico
Job Opening: Regional Planner / RTPO Planner
Job Opportunity: The Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) seeks an entry to mid-level planner to assist with the development and coordination of rural transportation and land use planning projects within the Middle Rio Grande Region (Sandoval, Bernalillo, Valencia, Torrance and Southern Santa Fe counties).
Duties: Duties include, but are not limited to: overseeing the Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) Program; engage in strategic long-range transportation planning initiatives; conduct regular data collection and analysis as it relates to land use and economic development activities; engage in local government project development activities; provide technical assistance to local governments; provide strategic planning expertise for other land use planning activities.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, 2+ years of experience in planning or a related field. Master’s degree may substitute for two years of experience. Good interpersonal communication and presentation skills. Ability to engage in technical writing activities such as grant writing and reporting. Ability to engage in data collection and critical analysis. Basic understanding of General Planning Practices, Principles and Procedures. Basic skills in Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and GIS.
How to Apply: Apply with cover letter and resume submitted to Mid-Region Council of Governments, 809 Copper Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, ATTN: Personnel, not later than 5:00 pm on Friday, October 18, 2019. Employment pending successful background check. All new employees are hired subject to a one-year probationary status. Salary is entry level commensurate with experience. MRCOG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Late resumes will not be considered. Previous applicants need not apply.