Community Development Specialists

Date Posted: May 18, 2021

The Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission is seeking a full-time (35 hours per week) community development specialist. Duties will include providing technical expertise to cities, counties, and non-profit agencies regarding community planning, project development, the compilation of state and federal funding proposals, and grant administration. The salary is negotiable commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full benefits will be provided.

Candidates should have the ability to travel regularly within a five-county service area, including some evenings, and occasional overnight travel to statewide meetings and conferences. Graduation from an accredited college or university in the fields of public administration, business administration, planning, economics, or other closely related fields of study is preferred. An ideal candidate would possess experience in the preparation of written reports and professional communication with public officials.

Interested parties should send a Resume and Cover Letter no later than Friday, May 21, 2021 to:

Community Development Specialist Search
Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission
3019 Fair Street
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Or via email to Crystal Jones, Executive Director at crystal@ofrpc.org.

The Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority applicants are strongly encouraged.

Executive Director: Mo-Kan Regional Council

Date Posted: May 19, 2021

Mo-Kan Regional Council, St. Joseph, Missouri – the six-county bi-state regional planning commission in Northwest Missouri and Eastern Kansas – is seeking an Executive Director.  The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer of the organization and reports to a Board of Directors comprising local elected officials and appointed representatives.  Mo-Kan is an EDA-designated Economic Development District; a primary planning partner in Missouri’s Statewide Transportation Planning Framework; and, the key community & economic development planning agency for the region. Other council programs include: SBA small business loan programs, GIS mapping services, workforce development, and grant administration of other state/federal/not-for-profit programs and projects.

Candidates should have familiarity in the program areas listed above and should have knowledge of the organization of local governments and federal nonprofit regulations.  Must demonstrate strong administrative, communication and marketing skills and show past successes in working with state and/or federal agencies.  This position requires frequent attendance at evening meetings, monthly travel to Jefferson City, and occasional travel out-of-state.

A Bachelor’s Degree in planning, public administration or related field is required.  For a full job description, please visit https://www.mo-kan.org/about/careers/.  To be considered for the position, please submit a resume with three professional-related references, salary history/requirement to:

Roni Mauer, Fiscal Officer
Mo-Kan Regional Council
224 North 7th Street
St. Joseph, MO 64501
(816) 233-3144

Fiscal Officer

Date Posted: May 19, 2021

Mo-Kan Regional Council is accepting applications/resumes for a Fiscal Officer.  Position is reportable to the Executive Director and responsible for agency fiscal management, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and overall fund management.  Position also includes human resource management, including employee benefits management and personnel file maintenance.  Grants management is a secondary responsibility of the position.   For a full job description and qualification, visit http://www.mo-kan.org/about/careers/ or contact Roni Mauer, Interim Executive Director at roni@mo-kan.org.  EOE

Transportation Planner

Date Posted: June 9, 2021

The Harry S. Truman Coordinating Council is accepting applications for a Transportation Planner position. The Transportation Planner works under the direction of the Executive Director and is responsible for transportation planning, including recreational trails and transportation safety. For a complete job description and details on how to apply, please visit Transportation Planner Jobs, Employment in Joplin, MO | Indeed.com