Planner II

DSHA NONSTATE JOB VACANCY

ENTRY LEVEL: $39,903 -- FULL-TIME
OFFICE LOCATION: 18 The Green, Dover, DE 19901
OPENING DATE: 03/29/2019
CLOSING DATE: 04/18/2019

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 show on the application, transcript of education, training or experience demonstrating competence in the following areas:

  1. At least one year experience as a planner OR at least one year experience in a planning function.

  2. Experience in designing, collecting data, analyzing and presenting results.

  3. Experience as a project manager and conducting studies which include evaluating, analyzing, and drawing conclusions.

  4. Knowledge and proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite applications.

  5. Excellent research, organizational and analytical skills.

  6. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Experience or education in the area of homelessness and/or supportive housing for special populations is preferred.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Planner II works in the Policy & Planning section and provides technical assistance and information to staff in the performance of planning and research projects related to housing, homelessness and supportive housing. Accountabilities will include:

  • Support Planning Projects: Provide research and technical assistance in most complex planning projects. Conduct research and analysis to inform planning and decision-making, track and present performance. Provide support to synthesize and interpret issues.

  • Data Reports and Requests: Prepare ongoing reports, fact sheets, and other informational materials on housing and related issues, and manage distribution to internal and external stakeholders. Assist in responding to requests for data.

  • Interpersonal interaction: Regular contacts are typically with internal agency staff, periodically other State, federal and local agencies for purposes of coordinating and gathering information or distributing information.

  • Community Representation: Participate in community groups focused on issues related to supportive housing and homelessness.

  • Project leader on less complex projects.

  • Assistance to higher level planning staff on most complex projects.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Applications must be completed on our website www.destatehousing.com by the closing date of April 18, 2019. (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

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. Please call DSHA at 302.739.4263 or 888.363.8808 with any questions or requests. TTY/ ASCII/ VOICE/ VCO users may utilize the Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 800.676.3777.

DIRECT DEPOSIT OF PAY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT. FAILURE TO AGREE TO PARTICIPATE IN DIRECT DEPOSIT WILL RESULT IN THE WITHDRAWAL OF OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT. DSHA HAS A LAG PAY SYSTEM.

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