Current listing of jobs submitted by GPA members and non-members.
The Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia invites applications for a Public Service Faculty position for manager of the Planning and Environmental Services unit. The Institute serves state and local governments in Georgia, nationally, and internationally with a broad range of research, training, and support programs. This position provides leadership to the Planning and Environmental Services Unit which is part of the Governmental Services and Research Division of the Institute. This position will be available March 1, 2015 and carries rank in the public service faculty career ladder of the University.
The Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) Regional Commission is seeking an entry to mid-level planner to join the planning staff of the area regional commission in order to provide planning services to multiple municipalities within 13 counties. This position will develop professional plans, reports and studies, coordinate and provide technical support to communities, be responsible for multiple projects including the creation of comprehensive plans, urban redevelopment plans, etc., which meet local, state, and federal regulations.
Full time Planner position which researches and evaluates zoning codes and zoning information, reviews applications for permits to determine compliance with zoning requirements and subdivision codes, recommend code amendments, act as staff support for Board’s decisions and researches and evaluates areas regarding possible rezonings. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the following: site planning and urban design principles and practices and ability to read and interpret plans; zoning, planning and land use laws, rules and regulations.
The Middle Georgia Regional Commission is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Government Services Specialist – Regional Planner. This position is responsible for plans development, local technical assistance, and other duties as assigned. This is a professional position that engages in professional planning work involving the application of considerable knowledge of research and planning in matters of government, public administration, urban design, historic preservation, transportation, housing, economics or related matters.
The Transit/Mobility Coordinator serves the region through transit and transportation planning development activities, compliance and oversight monitoring, performance monitoring, financial reporting, and administering regional transit programs that respond to the needs of the transit clients, human service agencies and local officials. These actions and supportive strategies are performed directly, or in collaboration with others to provide a full range of mobility options.
Organizes, plans, directs, evaluates, and administers the activities of the Planning and Zoning Division, including inspections of facilities, site plan review, investigation of zoning and other violations, requests for exceptions, enforcement, and other activities within the Division pertaining to zoning and other applicable ordinances.
The position develops short range and long range transit plans by initiating special studies and directing the analysis of transit use by bus, facilitating strategy meetings and making recommendations for modifications. Develop, review and process impending grant requests for funding.