Community and Economic Development Planner I

Job Title: Community and Economic Development Planner I

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Sioux City, IA

The following position opening is announced this date to all interested individuals.  Please apply by submitting a resume to SIMPCO, Executive Director, PO Box 1077, Sioux City, IA 51102-1077.  Position will remain open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer


SALARY RANGE:    $35,000-$40,000 plus benefits

REPORTS TO:    Executive Director and Deputy Director

SUMMARY:    The position involves working within the community and economic development planning division.

1.    Grant writing, research and data collection

2.    Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Administration

3.    Organize and write various levels of planning documents including but not limited to:

       a.    Comprehensive Plans
       b.    Housing Plans

4.    Housing Rehabilitation

5.    Facilitate planning meetings

6.    Travel and attendance at evening meetings in the planning area

7.    Any other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Deputy Director

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:    Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field required; One to two years experience preferred; Dynamic with good communication and computer skills.

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