Community Development Planner (FT) – Hazard, KY

Full time @Kentucky River Area Development District posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

KENTUCKY RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

POSITION AVAILABLE

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLANNER

The Kentucky River Area Development District, an eight-county planning and development agency, is accepting applications for the position of Community Development Planner.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
:

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Community & Economic Development, works closely with city and county governments and local communities within the District to assist with planning efforts and project development. Acquires information about potential local, state and federal funding sources and responsible for the development, submittal and administration of any resulting loan/grant application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Planning is preferred.
Associate degree in Public Administration, Business, Administration, Planning or closely related fields combined with skills and experience will be considered.
Competitive benefits including employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance policies for employee. Employer paid Dental and Vision insurance for eligible employee dependents. KRADD also offers retirement benefits through Kentucky State Retirement and Kentucky Deferred Compensation. Annual salary begins at $32,000 with a 5% wage increase after a successful six-month probationary period. Tuition discounts with Lindsey Wilson College available to KRADD employees and their immediate family members on applicable programs. Employees receive paid annual holidays and accrue annual and sick leave monthly.
Applicants must have good working knowledge of computers and software applications. Possesses good written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of reporting and vital record keeping requirements; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, public, and elected officials.
Must have valid driver’s license. A competency test and criminal records check will be required before interviewing with the Personnel Committee of the KRADD.
Applicants must pass a drug screen for employment offer.

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