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The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency that focuses on issues critical to the region’s success, including growth and development, transportation, water resources, services for older adults and workforce solutions. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region’s collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. This is done through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships.
The Community Development Department works closely with local governments across the 11-county region to help address a range of land use, development, and transportation challenges. The Department is seeking a highly motivated and collaborative self-starter to join its team. The ideal candidate will have a mission-oriented mindset, excellent written and verbal communication skills, graphic design and GIS skills, and knowledge of the principles and techniques of local planning, including an understanding of the application of regulations.
The position is primarily expected to contribute to all local planning efforts within the Community Development Department including long range planning, strategic implementation, facilitation, and trainings. Programs include local comprehensive planning, Community Development Assistance Program (CDAP), Community Planning Academy (CPA), Regional Excellence Awards (REA) Program, and the Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) Program. Projects currently being undertaken include comprehensive plans, corridor and subarea plans, zoning revisions, studies of special topics such as housing or economic development, and similar planning activities. The position may also be asked to contribute to other ARC activities, including but not limited to Regional Plan Updates.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $62,120 – 83,863 (no SS deductions except for Medicare portion, approx. 1.45% of salary)