Transportation/Community Development Planner

Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments
Kelso, WA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Regional Planning
Transportation Planning
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
Not required
$ 4,519 - $ 5,640 DOQ

A CWCOG Planner is responsible for research, development and/or implementation of plans, studies, ordinances, and recommendations pertaining to land use, comprehensive planning, community development, housing, urban growth management, transportation, demographic information, economic development, environmental issues, and other regional and community planning areas.

The position conducts data research and analysis, prepares reports; works with local jurisdiction staff, committees, planning commissions, and the public; assists with development of scopes of work for agency budgets and grant applications, and authors plans and studies.

The position will work directly within a group of three transportation planning positions that work collaboratively on a variety of technical and procedural activities related to a five county regional transportation planning program and federally designated metropolitan planning organization for an urbanized area. The position involves extensive work numerous public agencies, various committees, members of jurisdiction staff, elected officials and the public.

This position may  provide city planning assistance to our member agencies, reviewing land applications for compliance with local, regional and state plans, policies and regulations. Develop  staff reports and recommend action on land use applications, violations or appeals.  May also work on comprehensive plans, zoning code changes and similar short-to-long range planning matters.

Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment within the scope of agency programs and policies, but reports to the Executive Director.

Please see the Employment section at for formal job description and application. A letter of interest, application, resume, and an example of writing are required.Please email all materials to or mail Admin. Annex, 207 4th Avenue N. Kelso, WA 98626-4195.

Published on:
December 7, 2018 - 4:31pm
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