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Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council
Rochester, New York
The Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council (G/FLRPC) is seeking applicants for a full-time position as a Senior Planner.
Our mission is that G/FLRPC will identify, define, and inform its member counties of issues and opportunities critical to the physical, economic, and social health of the region. G/FLRPC will provide forums for discussion, debate, and consensus building, and develop and implement a focused action plan with clearly defined outcomes which include programs, personnel, and funding.
Program responsibilities include development and coordination assistance and support. Use job knowledge, experience, and expertise along with organizational involvement, and project/planning responsibilities to assist and support program and project innovation and development.
Project responsibilities include technical support, initial project development, proposal identification and development, scoping and methodology, coordination, project management, stakeholder identification and involvement, data and information identification and acquisition, data and information research and analysis, product development including plans, reports, and related materials, planning process development and implementation, public, stakeholder and/or committee facilitation, participation, input, and integration, and development, delivery and/or attendance at presentations and meetings.
Organizational responsibilities may include assistance with development of organizational material, representing the organization at job related functions, seeking continuous improvement through training and professional development, identifying partnerships, and coordinating collaboration opportunities.
The Senior Planner acts as lead or assists in the development and completion of programs and projects, consideration and coordination of projects and policies related to planning activities throughout the Region, and provide planning and technical assistance. The Senior Planner is expected to both develop and manage planning projects in our Regional. Local, and Water Resources program component and work with other staff in their performance of planning, and data related projects. The ideal candidate will also have geographic information systems, software, and data analysis skills. Familiarity with software such as Microsoft Office Suite, general data visualization, and Adobe creative suite is preferred.
A Masters degree in planning or related field preferred and two years acceptable experience or Bachelors degree in planning or related field and five years acceptable experience.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to David Zorn at [email protected], or G/FLRPC, 50 West Main Street, Suite 8107, Rochester, NY 14614, and be available for an in-person interview. This posting may change and may remain open until the position is filled.