Professional Planning Jobs

Professional Planning Job listings on this site are posted for three months or until the posted deadline. MAP will also post the ads on social media.  Job ads cost $75. To submit a job ad or RFP ad email the description to [email protected] and place "job ad" or "RFP ad" in the subject field.

Posting requirements:  Ads shall be submitted in word, and contain no more than 250 words.  We are happy to add links and/ or one pdf attachment. 

 


Planner II – West Region

City of Detroit

Opening date: November 18, 2022

Closing date: December 16, 2022

The Planning and Development Department (PDD) seeks a Planner II to support the development and implementation of neighborhood framework plans in the City’s West Region (covering City Council districts 1, 2 and 7).

The Planner II is an intermediate-level professional with education and experience in urban design, architecture and/or planning.  Key functions are: 1) Support one or two major development projects by managing and implementing community engagement and co-planning activities. This may involve in-person outreach through pop-ups, canvassing, and walking tours; producing display boards and outdoor signage; conducting surveys and analyzing the results; facilitating town hall meetings and focus groups; producing content for social media; and other engagement methods; and 2) Oversee the administrative responsibilities of project management, including oversight of consultant teams.

Planner IIs who are strong in spatial analytics may conduct spatial analyses in ArcGIS on topics such as property inventory, real estate market trends, flood risk, socioeconomic indicators, among other topics. Planner IIs who are strong in graphic communication may produce analytical, diagrammatic, and illustrative graphics such as site plans and digital 3D models for real estate development, landscape design for vacant lots, urban design diagramming, and before/after renderings.

Applicants are invited to submit an optional portfolio of work via attachment, download link, or hyperlink to a website when submitting their application.  For a complete job description and to apply, please go to: City of Detroit - Planner II 12-2022

Posted November 29, 2022


 

Building and Planning Director

City of Wheeling, WV

The City of Wheeling is looking for a Building and Planning Director below is the website to apply and along with the job description.  Please go to www.wheelingwv.gov to apply or contact Sheena Plute, HR Generalist at [email protected] or 304-234-3694.

Posted November 21, 2022


 

Senior Planner

OHM Advisors

With the singular mission of Advancing Communities, our diverse, 650+ member team works collaboratively across multiple service areas including architecture, engineering, planning, surveying, and construction engineering to create better places for people.

OHM Advisors seeks a Senior Planner with experience on a variety of planning projects ranging from Master Plans, Neighborhood/Area Development Plans, Zoning and Form-Based Codes, Economic Development Plans, parks and recreation planning, and community engagement skills.

The successful candidate will assist in all aspects of developing plans while working in a collaborative team environment. OHM Advisors allows for a flexible geographic working location based on the successful candidate's experience, but Southeast Michigan is the preferred geography.

Your Responsibilities

  • Perform existing conditions assessments, data collection analysis, and research
  • Create reports and presentation graphics
  • Contribute to a collaborative team to produce report narratives, data analysis and charts, maps and graphics to meet client and project needs.
  • Actively participate and facilitate planning workshops/charrettes in the field at project locations, virtually, and/or in the local office.
  • Conduct site visits to perform analysis, photography, and field evaluations of land uses, facilities, and infrastructure (buildings, roads, parking, utilities, etc.).
  • Project management, client communication, and team coordination

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Geography, or related field
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in public or private planning
  • AICP preferred
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) skills preferred
  • Previously demonstrated written and analytical skills
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills

Apply online here.

Posted November 11, 2022


 

Planner II

Road Commission for Oakland County

The Planner II works under the direction of the Transportation Planning Coordinator:

  • Participates in transportation planning activities and community transportation planning efforts.
  • Confers with officials and residents regarding road concerns.
  • Prepares reports and demonstration materials for programs and RCOC presentations.
  • Occasionally attends evening meetings or public hearings with community/citizens groups.
  • Represents RCOC in inter-governmental and community organized committees.
  • Provide transportation planning assistance to other RCOC departments.
  • Maintains and updates RCOC plans
  • Understands the road funding principles of the state (ACT 51 formula) and calculates fund distribution for AD HOC requests.
  • Uses computer programs efficiently to record and analyze information and prepare reports.
  • Proficient in using Geographic Information system (GIS) software to map, analyze and illustrate specific locations related to incidents or characteristics of the road network.
  • Competent in using graphic design programs and software to report and illustrate road-related data in publications and presentations.
  • Requires a daily schedule that supports RCOC hours of operation.
  • Performs duties in a professional and courteous manner to promote a positive image of the Road Commission for Oakland County.

Special Experience/Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Transportation Engineering, or Civil Engineering or related field of study required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years with full-time experience in Transportation planning or related field required.
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License required.
  • Regular and predictable onsite job attendance is essential.

Disclaimer

  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States 
  • Attractive benefits package
  • EOE/ADA/Drug Free Workplace

More details here.  Questions?  Contact Jolene Jarbo, [email protected] 

Posted November 10, 2022


 

Associate Planning Consultant

Fresh Coast Planning

Company Profile: Work hard, play hard.

Position: Full-time, average about 35 hours or so a week, but be efficient and produce a great product, you’ll work less.

Compensation and Benefits: Around $60-70k, DOQ, and everything but a company car.

Location: Coast Guard City, USA. Or your house, a coffee shop, a brewery. Whatever works for you.

Experience: Yes, please.

Education: This matters, but give us great work ethic and that’ll go a long way.

Details: https://www.freshcoastplanning.com/hiring

To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Posted November 9, 2022


Assistant City Planner

City of Kalamazoo

Opening Date: November 2, 2022

Closing Date: November 23, 2022

The Assistant City Planner manages short-range planning activities within the Planning Division. This includes collaborating with the Planner, Historic Preservation Coordinator, and Zoning Administrator on the development process – from concept idea to final inspection. It also includes working with Community Investment staff on incentives, support, and development design to meet the goals of Imagine Kalamazoo. The Assistant City Planner will administer the Zoning Code, including a regular review of standards and leading updates as necessary, both drafting and leading the relevant public process.  The Assistant City Planner is the staff liaison for the Planning Commission, which includes working with applicants; creating meeting packets, notices, and presentations; and membership management. The Assistant City Planner will manage staff, having regular 1:1 meetings to support a transparent development process; clear communication and coordination on projects; and serve as a mentor to staff early in their careers.

The Assistant City Planner is an outward-facing role and must be able to speak and write simply and clearly to support development projects of all sizes, from the most experienced developer to the first-timer. Kalamazoo’s development process is administrative, this requires communication and coordination amongst multiple departments and an understanding of roles and timelines. The Assistant City Planner will require project management, the ability to be flexible, and leadership skills.

For a complete job description and to apply, please go to the following link:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kalamazoomi

Posted November 3, 2022


Associate Planner-Parks

Oakland County Parks and Recreation

$60,363.16 - $80,874.30 Annually
Full Time position in Waterford, MI

Participates in evaluating planning deliverables for alignment with Parks and Recreation organizational core values which include diversity, equity and inclusion; health and wellness; environmental sustainability and natural resources stewardship; fiscal responsibility and organizational excellence. Assists with public engagement activities including surveys, focus groups, and meetings with community partners. Provides on-site planning assistance to park staff and local community partners in parks and recreation-related efforts. Prepares and implements specific sections of a planning project within Parks and Recreation. Analyzes defined planning issues and develops specific related goals and objectives. Assists in designing and implementing planning projects and strategies, and monitoring and evaluating them. Applies methodologies to planning and special projects specifically relating to legal requirements and practices for implementation. As assigned, performs research and analysis on new and emerging techniques for land use control and change management. May prepare impact analyses for basic submitted land use proposals and issues, master plan elements and other special studies. Assists in the preparation of economic, demographic, transportation, land use, environmental, recreation and housing studies for county and sub-area planning purposes. Prepares reports and makes recommendations on less complex rezoning proposals and master plans. Participates as a presenter at project related meetings. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

May be required to work evening hours and/or weekends to attend municipal Boards and related project meetings or activities.

For qualifications, work history requirements and to apply, click here.

Posted November 1, 2022


Transportation Planner

Region 2 Planning Commission 

Region 2 Planning Commission is seeking a Transportation Planner.  Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the position will assist in a variety of transportation planning tasks, engage the public, and work collaboratively with officials at all government levels.

The Transportation Planner works closely with MDOT and transportation planning partners and stakeholders for policy development and implementation, public outreach, performance measure integrations, staff coordination, document production, and regional coordination of planning and projects. Researches, prepares, and delivers presentations on transportation and mobility related topics to a wide variety of partner organizations.

The Transportation Planner presents technical planning work and policy implications to national, state, regional, and local community leaders, planning partners, and the media. Engages public outreach with community leaders, and meets with communities, Federal Aid Committees, and transportation organizations to understand expectations of current and future projects. The ideal candidate possesses strong project management skills, extensive knowledge of transportation planning, and is an experienced collaborator in the development and implementation of regional plans.

See all of the details and application information here. 

Posted October 24, 2022


Planner II/Planner III

Commerce City, Colorado

Salary: $71,988.80 -$107,972.80

The City of Commerce City is looking for a Planner II or Planner III. The position performs advanced and high level long range and current planning activities; trains junior staff; and collects, analyzes and prepares data required in the development of current planning cases and comprehensive and project planning assignments.  This is a senior-level professional and technical planning position providing staff support to the Planning Manager, Director of Community Development, City Manager's Office, City Council, and the various Community Development Boards and Commissions. Work is performed with a reasonable degree of latitude for independent, mature judgement.

The City of Commerce City has adopted a hybrid work environment that includes remote (telework) and in-person duties. The flexibility in the assigned work schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the specific department and the organization. 

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Planning, Urban Design or related field from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in planning, or Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Urban Design or related field from an accredited college or university with three years of planning experience. An equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Must possess a valid driver’s license.  AICP preferred. 

For complete job description and to apply, Planner II or III | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

Posted October 19, 2022


Community Planner          

McLean County, Illinois           

Reports To: Executive Director - MCRPC          

Starting Salary: $51,647 - $57,539/year*

*Pending County Board Approval

Closes on: November 13, 2022

Position Summary

The Community Planner leads and coordinates the development and implementation of the McLean County Regional Planning Commission’s (MCRPC) community planning processes for both urban and rural areas and assists with developing and updating comprehensive and transportation planning projects. The Community Planner will coordinate, prepare, and develop planning programs and projects under the direction of the Executive Director. The duties include researching, analyzing, mapping, preparing documents and presentations, and organizing and leading community/housing project committees. The position will continually pursue, consider, and appropriately implement best practices within the role and will maximize collaborative opportunities with municipalities and other partners. This position may supervise an Assistant Planner and/or interns as assigned.

For a complete job description and to apply, click here.

Posted October 18, 2022 


Planner

City of Angola, Indiana

The City of Angola is seeking a knowledgeable, experienced individual to provide support in the Economic Development and Planning Department. This position with a focus on plan review, subdivision and plat review, comprehensive planning and implementation. Additional duties include, but not limited to; Main Street/Downtown revitalization, Neighborhood Development, Trail Planning and Grant Writing.

Wage & Benefits

  • Wage Range - $23.87 – 30.77/ hour, non-exempt; 37.5 work week; Overtime after 40 hours
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Life Insurance
  • IN Public Employees Retirement
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time

A full job description & details on application process may be found here.  

Posted October 18, 2022


City Planner and Planner III

City of Sterling Heights

Posted October 18, 2022


Community Planners

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is actively searching  for Community Planners. The Community Planner provides planning, zoning, and economic development technical expertise to communities in the Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) program.

For full details on this position or other career opportunities please visit the MEDC’s Career Page at https://www.michiganbusiness.org/careers/careers-at-medc/.

Application deadline 10/27/2022.

Posted October 7, 2022


 

GIS Coordinator

Elkhart County, Indiana

DEPARTMENT:                              Planning & Development

HIRING RANGE:                          $26.59/hour.  Longevity pay after 3 years.

BENEFITS OFFERED:                 Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Free LTD Insurance; Free Health Clinic; Retirement Pension; 13 Paid Holidays annually; Generous Paid Vacation  and Sick Time

POSITION TO BE FILLED:           ASAP

HOURS & DAYS OF WORK:        Monday-Friday, 36 hours per week                   

LOCATION OF POSITION:           Public Services Building

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:         Within County (please complete driving page on application)

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing leadership and technical support for GIS, designing and developing GIS related procedures, and planning, coordinating, and guiding GIS support activities throughout the County’s Departments.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer technology, geospatial information systems, business management, or public administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Knowledge of SQL, Microsoft Office, Python and ESRI’s suite of products including but not limited to ArcGIS Desktop (ArcGIS Pro and ArcMap), ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online.
  • Knowledge of land surveys, property legal descriptions, and coordinate geometry techniques
  • Ability to work on several tasks at the same time, often under time pressure
  • Excellent organizational, communication skills and a sound knowledge of office procedures and practices
  • Pre-employment background check
For additional information or to apply, visit www.elkhartcounty.com  and click “Employment Opportunities”
Elkhart County Human Resources
117 N. Second Street, Goshen, IN 46526
Telephone: (574) 535-6725 FAX: (574) 535-6750
 
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED
 
Elkhart County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Posted October 4, 2022

 

Planner

Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission

GCMPC is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Planner position.  Assist in data collection, developing applications, writing reports under the direction of a Division Manager. Assist with projects being carried out by organizations and local units of government.  Draft recommendations for projects and studies. Performs related duties as required.

Starting salary is $56,702 with annual pay increases, advancement opportunities, and full benefits package.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban and/or Regional Planning, Resource Planning, Geography, Environmental Science and Sustainability, and other degrees as related.  A Master’s Degree in the above areas may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree.

Or

  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in one of the above stated degrees within 6 months of employment.

Or

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional experience in a public planning office, private sector planning agency or a non-profit organization serving the public sector.

GENESEE COUNTY USES AN ONLINE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY THROUGH THE GENESEE COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES SITE.

Connect to the job posting through the Genesee County website at www.geneseecountymi.gov  Click on Employment Opportunities at the top of the page.

Posted October 4, 2022 


Professor of Practice in Urban and Regional Planning with a Detroit Planning Focus (Assistant/Associate/Full) 

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning – University of Michigan 

The Urban and Regional Planning Program at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning seeks a professor of practice (assistant, associate, or full) to teach courses related to community development and engagement in the city and metropolitan area of Detroit.

For this Detroit-engaged hire, we are interested in candidates with an established background in community engagement within Detroit or similar legacy cities. You have professional experience related to social justice and Black perspectives on community development, including issues such as poverty, racism, economic justice, environmental justice, affordable housing, aging infrastructure, or urban disinvestment. You have a desire to bridge the gap between classroom learning and professional practice in Detroit and other legacy-like cities. You also embrace inclusive participatory practices and innovative teaching approaches.

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, U-M offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include retirement plan with two-for-one matching contributions after the first year; many choices for comprehensive health insurance; life insurance; long-term disability coverage; and flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses. Learn more about U-M benefits.

For qualifications, responsibilities and how to apply please the complete posting here:

https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/223656/professor-practice-urban-and-regional-planning-detroit-planning-focus

Posted September 26, 2022


 

Regional Transportation Plan Coordinator

SEMCOG

Salary Range: $65,725 – $98,588

First Review of Applications: Monday, October 10, 2022 (open until filled)

SEMCOG (EOE) is seeking an organized and innovative Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Coordinator to join the Transportation Planning and Programming team. The RTP Coordinator, reporting to the Manager of Transportation Planning and Programming, coordinates the development, management, and implementation of the RTP, which serves as the region’s guiding policy document for transportation investment. As the designated MPO for Southeast Michigan, SEMCOG develops a RTP every five years to account for changes in transportation needs that result from shifts in regional economic conditions, real estate development trends, funding availability, and public policies.

The RTP Coordinator works closely with MDOT and transportation planning partners and stakeholders for policy development and implementation, public outreach, performance measure integration, staff coordination, document production, and regional coordination of planning and projects. Researches, prepares, and delivers presentations on transportation and mobility related topics to a wide variety of partner organizations. The ideal candidate possesses strong project management skills, extensive knowledge of transportation planning, and is an experienced collaborator in the development and implementation of regional plans.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Urban Planning, Transportation Engineering, or a related field.
  • At least three (3) to five (5) years of experience managing the completion of a local, regional, or state plan or project.
  • Working experience with FHWA, FTA, MDOT and Local Government agencies, partners, private sector, and/or regional leaders.

 Job Description and Application Here

Posted September 19, 2022


Development Manager

EIG14T Development
Berkley, Michigan 

EIG14T Development, located in Berkley MI, is looking for a Development Manager to manage the growing number of development projects throughout the United States.  This position will be the primary contact and source of information for projects from site identification to commencement of construction.   The Development Manager acts as a supporting role for the acquisition team and construction team in many tasks.  Their primary focus is completing the entitlement and permitting process in a timely and cost-effective manner for all projects allocated to them. The Development Manager will be responsible for communicating project entitlement status across teams and to management.  The successful candidate must be a motivated self-starter who is skilled at establishing strong jurisdictional relationships and is comfortable navigating complex real estate entitlement processes, including conditional use permits, variances and rezoning requests and zoning code amendments. They must also be an adept public speaker, enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and being challenged, while demonstrating sound judgement. 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 3-5 years of relevant work experience.  An equivalent of work experience may also be considered.  Certification with AICP is preferred.  This position with involve some travel (including overnight stays) depending on project location and scope.  The expected hours for this position is 45-50 per week.

For a complete job description visit www.814CRE.com  or here.  To apply send your resume to [email protected]

Posted September 14, 2022


Staff Planner I

City of Farmington Hills

OPENING DATE: Friday, September 2, 2022

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Planning and Community Development

EMPLOYEE GROUP: Teamsters

EMPLOYEE STATUS: Full Time - Regular

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

PAY RATE: $57,646 - $65,991 (Depending on Qualifications)

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year experience in a municipal planning office or with a private consultant firm.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or related field. Master’s degree preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS & TRAINING: Basic computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.  Basic Skills in Geographic Information Systems.

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Review development plans for ordinance compliance. Process applications for development proposals.  Conduct zoning compliance inspections for all development projects.  Gather and compile information for development of reports and presentation packets for commission meetings.  Conduct special studies performing research, analysis, and evaluation of planning related issues.  Provide administrative assistance to various boards and commissions.  Assist residents, developers, and other interested parties with planning related issues.

HOW TO APPLY: All candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at www.fhgov.com or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to [email protected] or in person to the HR Department for consideration.  Current employees should submit a letter of interest to Human Resources. You are welcomed to attach your resume to your letter of interest.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted September 9, 2022


Special Events Coordinator

City of Hamtramck

The City of Hamtramck is seeking a part-time Special Events Coordinator. This position is part of the Community and Economic Development (CED) Department in City Hall at 3401 Evaline Street, Hamtramck, MI 48212.  The position includes working with the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the Joe Louis Greenway, tree inventory management and planning of tree plantings, and more.

Complete job description here. 

Return completed application and resume by email to [email protected].  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and review event applications including festival, film permit applications and park rental applications
  • Act as the primary planner for events hosted by CED Department and the Hamtramck DDA
  • Actively engage the public in person at City Hall and at events
  • Manage events related to the Joe Louis Greenway, under the direction of the CED Manager
  • Database tree planting needs and coordinate tree plantings with various organizations and volunteers

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Organization, including ability to manage deadlines and various event applications and details
  • Ability to multi-task and work with many stakeholders
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, as needed
  • Ability to facilitate in-person and virtual public participation events
  • Ability to attend and assist with occasional evening meetings (up to 2 per month)
  • Ability to attend occasional events in the evenings and during the weekend, as needed
  • Experience with social media, website, and/or print media is a plus

Pay Rate & Benefits:

  • $19.50 per hour
  • 20-24 hours per week (in-person)

Posted September 8, 2022


Planner

City of Lansing

The Economic Development & Planning Department is seeking a Planner to assist with community planning and historic preservation within the City of Lansing. This is a great opportunity to implement your knowledge of planning principles and basic data & statistical methods.  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration or a related field
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in Zoning & Planning or a combination of work experience and internship, (municipal setting preferred)

PHYSICAL CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires the individual, through assistance or on their own, to see, hear, speak, walk, sit, and stand.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: 
Position requires work in an office environment and some field work.

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS: 
The essential position functions listed below do not include all functions, which may be found in this position as duties, and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or modified at any time.

  • Participates in the preparation, updating, and implementation of plans, including those for transportation, housing, community development and overall comprehensive plan
  • Creates surveys and investigations and prepares reports on planning problems
  • Creates sketches, maps, graphs and charts for graphic and oral presentations
  • Assists in analyzing needs for facilities or services and provides pertinent statistical studies to determine needs and impact
  • Prepares and reports on community characteristics pertaining to particular planning specialty areas
  • Assists in coordinating the City’s work for Redevelopment Ready Communities and Certified Local Government programs. 

For more information and to apply visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lansingmi

Posted September 8, 2022


Planning Director 

City of Walker

The City of Walker is looking to fill the position of Planning Director. This position is responsible for directing community planning activities and functions for the Community Development Department.  This position serves as the City Planner including coordination and administration of the following boards and committees; Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Mineral Mining Review Board. The Planning Director also supports functions of the Walker City Commission and the Standale DDA.

Education & Required Credentials

Candidates must have a minimum bachelor’s degree in a field related to community planning, public administration, or landscape architecture; master’s degree is preferred. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) credentials preferred. Experience in building effective working relationships with citizens, colleagues, developers, and other professionals and representatives of other agencies is required.  Qualities for the ideal candidate should include ability to organize and prioritize technical information, excellent oral and written communication skills, and exceptional time management skills.

Salary & Benefits

This is a full-time position with a starting salary of $75,000 to $97,000, depending on experience and qualifications, and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, defined contribution 401(a) retirement plan, retirement health savings account, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and fitness membership.

How to Apply

Visit www.walker.city for a complete job description and details on how to apply. 

Posted September 7, 2022


Support Services Independent Contractor

Manistee County Land Bank Authority

The Support Services Independent Contractor will work to achieve the goals set forth by the Land Bank. The position is not an employee of Manistee County, but rather an independent contractor that reports directly to the Land Bank. Any contract awarded shall be for a 12 month period, with an opportunity for an additional 12 months under the same contract terms, at the discretion of the Land Bank.

More details here.

Posted September 1, 2022


Clean Energy Land Use Specialist

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

The Graham Sustainability Institute is looking for a Clean Energy Land Use Specialist to help facilitate engaged research around the impacts of renewable energy on land use, especially in rural communities. You will work with Graham's Climate + Energy team, under the direction of Dr. Sarah Mills, to support a suite of projects within the Energy Futures Initiative.

What you will do:

  • Coordinate outreach and training related to planning and zoning for clean energy, especially within the context of rural land use.
  • Design workshop and webinar agendas to facilitate engagement with local government policymakers across the urban-rural spectrum about energy-related programming.
  • Help design and launch leadership development opportunities for faculty and students to be change agents in advancing renewable energy.
  • Help manage externally funded projects including coaching student researchers, contributing to analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data, project reporting, and ensuring successful completion of project milestones and deliverables.
  • Craft written products (e.g., fact sheets, case studies, web pages, project reports).
  • Participate in relevant local and regional events to engage with stakeholder groups.
  • Help evaluate project and program implementation and impact.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Sunday, September 11, 2022, at 11:59 PM

For more information about this position and to apply, please visit:  https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/222572/clean-energy-land-use-specialist

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Posted August 30, 2022