MISSOURI RPC JOB OPENINGS

Business Loans Specialst II (Part-Time-25 Hours Per Week)

Date Posted: June 25, 2021

Classification: Non-Exempt

Nature of Work

Under the supervision of the executive director, assistant director, or planning and development manager, the Business Loans Specialist II is responsible for providing loan program administration services to assure full operation of the business loan programs.

General Responsibilities, performed on a daily or weekly basis, include:

  • Answering questions and providing information on the loan programs to banks, businesses and individuals;
  • Screening applicants for eligibility and, if ineligible, providing suggestions for assistance from other sources;
  • Identifying the need for other federal and state assistance programs and appropriate resources to assist local governments, development organizations and businesses;
  • Assisting and coordinating development projects with MRPC community development staff;
  • Researching, analyzing and organizing data into written reports using computer techniques, composition and editing skills;
  • Assisting with processing loan applications, presenting loan applications to relevant boards and individuals and packaging loans.
  • Preparing loan closings, maintaining loan servicing activities and assisting banks with loan work-outs;
  • Organizing and presenting speeches, workshops and other material, written and oral, as needed for public education and marketing; • Ensuring that the appropriate notices, agendas and report materials for loan board and commission meetings are prepared and that follow up action to implement decisions made at those meetings is carried out;
  • Identifying issues, preparing briefing material and options for discussion and resolution by the loan board or other groups;
  • Maintaining basic mortgage files and loan servicing activities to meet the criteria for monitoring by auditors and oversight agencies and boards;
  • Coordinating with the appropriate staff to prepare budgets, reports and statistics needed for internal operations;
  • Overseeing the administration and marketing of the loan programs. Seeing that all federal and state and local guidelines are met, that deadlines for loan applications, closings, reports and requests for technical assistance are met in a timely manner;
  • Developing plans and identifying methods for improvements in the operation and administration of the loan programs;
  • Drafting, creating and assembling the components necessary to successfully apply for and implement new programs; and
  • Performance of any other task assigned.

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of the Meramec Regional Planning Commission are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

Qualifications
Graduation from high school or G.E.D, with preference given to candidates who have completed some college course work in public administration, business administration, economics, accounting and finance or other closely related fields of study. Two years of relevant experience is required, four years preferred. Skill in the preparation of written reports is desirable and competency in communication with public officials is essential. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must possess the ability to work well with co-workers, commissioners and the desire to work in a team atmosphere.

Physical Requirements
Constant use of hands and arms to type and write in order to complete necessary paperwork. Must be able to drive and/or ride long distance; night time driving is necessary. Must be able to converse by phone and in person with customers and clients. Must be able to sit long periods of time. Must be able to lift boxes of files to move them from one location to another. Must be able to kneel to go through files in lower level cabinets. Must be able to navigate rough, unimproved terrain to monitor projects within the Meramec Region.

Salary Range
The part-time salary range for this position is $22,080 to $26,000 per year, based on 25 hours per week.

Internal and External Application Information
Applicants should submit a resume to Meramec Regional Planning Commission, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James, MO 65559, Attn: Linda Loughridge, Fiscal Officer, or by email at lloughridge@meramecregion.org. Position is open until filled. EOE/AA.

Community Development Specialist

Date Posted: June 25, 2021

Classification: Non-Exempt

Nature of Work
Under the supervision of the executive director, assistant director, planning manager or project development manager, the Community Development Specialist is responsible for providing technical expertise to communities in applications, administration of grant and loan programs, planning and special projects. This specific position primarily will be involved in preparing/updating hazard mitigation plans, under the supervision of the assistant director, and assisting with transportation planning projects, under the supervision of the planning manager.

Responsibilities performed on a daily and/or weekly basis include:

  • Providing information and technical assistance to member governments in meeting state and federal requirements;
  • Providing information and educational programs on current problems facing local government;
  • Assisting in the application preparation and administration of grants, loan programs, planning documents, research projects and other programs;
  • Coordinating regional programs including joint purchases and workshops;
  • Identifying specific needs within communities and making recommendations and providing technical assistance;
  • Providing information on federal and state funding programs;
  • Providing basic research for the use of senior level professionals and member governments;
  • Analyzing and organizing data into written reports utilizing computerization techniques, composition and editing skills;
  • Coordinating and providing professional assistance to citizens, groups and local governments within and outside the region;
  • Coordinating fundraising and volunteer development, special events and projects.

Additional daily/weekly responsibilities may include:

  • Providing assistance in the updating and computerization of strategic/comprehensive plans to communities;
  • Providing information, compilation of applications, and the administering of loans for MRPC’s affiliated boards and loan programs;
  • Using ARCGIS, HAZUS, and/or other software to create GIS and cartographic products for member governments or planning projects.
  • Manipulating and analyzing GIS data for use by member governments or planning projects.
  • Researching and updating data and MRPC – related information both for written reports and electronic media; and
  • Performance of any other task assigned.

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may pe1form. All employees of the Meramec Regional Planning Commission are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with preference given to major course work in the fields of public administration, business administration, economics, or other closely related fields of study. One year of relevant experience is preferred but not required. Two years of relevant experience may be substituted for each year of required education. Skill in the preparation of written reports and experience with GIS is desirable and competency in communication with public officials is essential. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must possess the ability to work well with co­workers, commissioners and the desire to work in a team atmosphere.

Physical Requirements
Constant use of hands and arms to type and write in order to complete necessary paperwork. Must be able to drive and/or ride long distances; nighttime driving is necessary. Must be able to converse by phone and in person with customers and clients. Must be able to sit long periods of time. Must be able to lift boxes of files to move them from one location to another. Must be able to kneel to go through files in lower level cabinets. Must be able to navigate rough, unimproved terrain to monitor projects.

Salary Range
The salary range for this position, if full-time, is $34,974 to $41,000 per year, based on 40 hours per week. This position, as posted, is full-time with benefits.

Internal and External Application Information
Applicants should submit a resume to Meramec Regional Planning Commission, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James, MO 65559, Attn: Tammy Snodgrass, assistant director, or by email at tsnodgrass@meramecregion.org

Position is open until filled. EOE/AA.

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
roni@mo-kan.org

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

GIG Specialist (Full-Time)

Date Posted: June 5, 2021

Southeast Missouri Regional Planning & Economic Development Commission

The Southeast Missouri Regional Planning & Economic Development Commission is seeking a qualified person to work as a GIS Specialist for the Commission. Qualified applicants should have an undergraduate degree or tangible work experience in GIS or a closely related field. In the event the degree is not related to GIS, prior training directly related to the job description is preferred plus one-year experience in GIS or have an equivalent combination of education and experience in a professional setting.

Responsibilities and Functions:

  • Responsible for all aspects of GIS to include mapping, verification of data accuracy, and maintenance of database information.
  • Research and analyze data in GIS necessary to support specific documents, reports, plans and maps as related to planning, economic development, grant administration, and other departments.
  • Maintain and update geospatial data, databases, and online map services.
  • Collect data using GPS and other mobile platforms.
  • Work directly with various city and county officials, employees, and departments to maintain and deliver GIS services.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned by the Director

Preferences:

  • A bachelor’s degree in GIS, or a related field
  • One (1) year of progressive work experience performing GIS data development, management and maintenance tasks, geo-processing, map preparation and electronic file management is desirable but can be substituted with relevant volunteer and/or academic experience.
  • Familiarity with current GIS software and geo-data processing
  • Familiarity with online GIS services and configuration
  • Familiarity with enterprise-based GIS software and server configuration

Requirements:

  • Experience with ESRI and Microsoft software
  • Employee occasionally works outside and is subject to weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift and carry 30lb
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Attendance at evening meetings as needed
  • Travel with overnight stays possible

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references:

By Email:
rpecaut@semorpc.org

By Mail:
Southeast Missouri Regional Planning
Subject: GIS Specialist Position & Economic Development Commission
1 W. Saint Joseph St.
Perryville, MO 63775

Kaysinger Bay Regional Planner

Date Posted: June 25, 2021

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission is hiring for a Regional Planner whose focus will be on transportation planning. This is a dynamic job that includes community outreach, data collection and analysis, and collaborating with both local governments and the Missouri Department of Transportation. For a complete job description and details on how to apply, please visit http://kaysinger.com/?p=1241 

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Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments (LOCLG)

Date Posted: July 7, 2021

Planner I

Job Description Summary:
Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments is interested in hiring a full-time Planner I. Under the supervision of the Executive Director the Planner I, will provide support for our planning efforts in Camden, Laclede, Miller, and Morgan counties. This includes a variety of activities, data collection, research, and compilation of information for projects in regard to transportation, economic development, hazard/disaster, and GIS planning. Additional projects, as requested by our member communities may also be a part of the work required.

Duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Data collection, technical assistance, GIS planning and mapping
  • Oral communications and interpersonal skills to provide presentations specific to projects, and educational workshops
  • Assisting in writing planning documents, research projects and other planning activities
  • Assisting in grant writing and grant administration
  • Analyzing and organizing data into written reports utilizing computerization techniques, composition and editing skills
  • Providing assistance in the updating and computerization of strategic and comprehensive plans
  • Researching and updating data and related information both for written reports and electronic media
  • Attend meetings, including public meetings in the evening
  • Community awareness will include preparing meeting agendas, press releases, newsletters and distribution of materials to increase public awareness of projects
  • Maintain files and records in regard to each project, program and study
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments in a complex work environment, highly accountable as projects are funded by both state and federal funds
  • Primarily an office position with some field work or public engagement opportunities
  • Performance of any other tasks as assigned

Requirements:
Successful candidates must be able to assist in writing planning documents associated with all projects, including the capacity to research and develop background information, communicate results, and/or analysis. Candidates must also be able to summarize information, identify key ideas, and propose viable solutions. Strong writing skills, with accuracy and attention to detail are essential.

Knowledge and experience with Microsoft products are required, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Strong knowledge of GIS skills required, internet research and website navigation skills are essential. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required, with the ability to travel regionally.

Qualifications:
Graduate from an accredited college or university is preferred; however, relevant experience may be substituted for education.

Compensation:
Full-time employees receive full benefits, including, healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, paid holidays, vacation day and sick days in a flexible work setting. Income range will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Brian Yansen, Executive Director
Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments
P.O. Box 3553
985 E. Hwy 54
Camdenton, MO 65020

Phone:  573-346-5692 Ext 305

Email: brian.yansen@loclg.org

Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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