Southern Iowa Council of Governments
Creston, IA United States
Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG) is seeking a Regional Planner for
SICOG’s organization and its member governments.
The agency is the area's Regional Planning Organization, and fosters collaboration
between governments, civic organizations, and the business community on diverse
regional transportation, land use, environmental, and economic development challenges.
SICOG seeks a self-motivated generalist planner with multi-tasking capabilities to assist in
community development and economic recovery resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic as well as other general planning and related tasks.
PLANNING DUTIES: Provide general comprehensive and current planning,
development plans, grant writing, grant management, technical assistance to
governments, economic development planning, database maintenance, development
plans, hazard mitigation plans, zoning ordinances, and comprehensive plans.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Planning document preparation, grant writing, data collection and
analyses, report writing, mapping, meeting preparation and presentations, contact with
local governments, business interests, the public and consultants. Report preparation.
Person will have frequent contact with local elected officials, state and federal
government officials and the general public. Proficient computer skills and oral and
written communication skills are required. GIS experience is desired.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Community and Regional Planning or related
field. Experience is desired but not required. Successful candidate must possess
exceptional organizational, planning, communication, analytical and accuracy skills.
Strong computer skills required. Previous experience with planning, analytical research
and reporting, public involvement, and grant writing is preferred.
SALARY RANGE: Excellent benefits. Starting salary $3,300-$3,750 mo. DOQ.
Interested individuals should send letter of introduction and resume to: SICOG, 101 E.
Montgomery Street, Creston, Iowa 50801. Position is open until filled.
For information about SICOG and the Southern Iowa Council of Governments area
please visit the following web site:
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SICOG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER