Planner III

PLANNER III

ENTRY LEVEL SALARY: $44,755-- FULL-TIME

OFFICE LOCATION: 18 The Green, Dover DE

OPENING DATE: 04/18/2018

CLOSING DATE: 05/02/2018

This non-State position is responsible for analyzing past and current trends, synthesizing the results with the present regulatory, social, economic, political, and environmental situation, conceptualizing and developing viable alternatives and recommendations, presenting the findings and recommendations to agency staff, public officials, stakeholders, and citizens. This involves evaluating the impact and outcomes of those recommendations.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. At least two years of experience as a planner OR at least two years of experience in a planning function.
  2. Experience in designing, collecting data, analyzing and presenting results of a most complex planning project.
  3. Experience as a project manager or /leader on a complex projects.

Note: complexity is to be determined based on variables such as discipline, population, fiscal impact, geographic area, social impact, planning horizon, public involvement, research and analysis, and the nature of the project.


PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

Experience and skillset in the affordable housing, community development, or homelessness fields will be strongly considered.


PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

Essential functions are fundamental, core and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties. Since specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Analyze and assess data, problems, and issues and their impact on programs, plans or the current environment.
  • Define and evaluate alternative uses of resources, viable options/approaches and anticipated costs and benefits, consequences and outcomes using present and projected information.
  • Develop recommended course of action for public and private decisions in formal plans and policies including policy statements, budget allocations, regulations and/or legislation to affect and facilitate change and reach objectives.
  • Formulate plans and policies to meet the social, economic, and physical needs of communities.
  • Develop, promote and market strategies for the implementation of plans, policies and programs.
  • Build consensus with community leaders, customers, advocates, and other affected parties via negotiations, mediation and facilitation.
  • Involve and educate special interest groups, customers, and public officials via variety of forums, e.g., seminars, workshops, conferences, newsletters, assessments, and analytical reports.
  • Coordinate planning activities and policies across state, regional, county and local levels; integrate with other entities outside the state.
  • Provide technical assistance, training and education for understanding/managing change.
  • Design and manage the planning process.
  • Systematically evaluate the impact of plan implementation and incorporate findings with the ongoing planning process.

BENEFITS

These include up to 15 vacation days and 15 sick day leave accrual, up to 13 paid holidays a year, liberal retirement benefits, immediate access to paid health, short and long term disability, and life insurance plans and voluntary dental, vision, and various supplemental benefit options.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Applications must be completed by the closing date of May 2, 2018 on our website www.destatehousing.com (Click on About Us, Employment, Click Here to View All Current Openings, Select job, Scroll Down & Click “Apply Now”.) Contact: e-mail: hr@destatehousing.com


THE DSHA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

ACCOMMODATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES IN ALL PHASES OF THE APPLICATION AND EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO CALL 739-4263 TO REQUEST AN AUXILIARY AID OR SERVICE.

DIRECT DEPOSIT OF PAY IS MANDATORY. FAILURE TO AGREE TO DIRECT DEPOSIT WILL RESULT IN THE WITHDRAWAL OF EMPLOYMENT OFFER.

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