Grant Specialist / Planner : Mid-Missouri RPC

Posted 6/28/22

Grants Specialist / Planner

Mid-MO Regional Planning Commission is currently accepting applications for our Grants Specialist / Planner position. The position will focus on assisting local governments with securing state and federal grant funding for economic development, transportation, and other public infrastructure projects as well grant administration activities. The position also involves working on local and regional planning initiatives. If you want to assist local communities advance real projects, this is the position for you. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to davidbock@midmorpc.org by 5:00pm on 07/05/2022. A full job description and typical job qualifications can be found at www.midmorpc.org. (EOE).


Grants Administrator : Southwest Missouri COG

Posted 6/28/22

Grants Administrator : Southwest Missouri COG

The Grants Administrator – Center for Resource Planning and Management (CRPM) administers the CRPM’s grant-funded projects both before and after the awards process. The Grants Administrator – CRPM establishes standards and deadlines for proposals, reviews proposals for completeness, and ensures compliance with University, Foundation, state, or federal standards. The Grants Administrator – CPRM provides outreach and education, especially to rural and/or marginalized groups to ensure they take full advantage of available funding opportunities for unmet needs within our communities, including prioritizing potential projects and assisting with the grant application process. The Grants Administrator provides technical assistance to local governments in administering state and federally-funded grants related to economic development, economic recovery, disaster recovery, disaster mitigation, resiliency, public health and safety, transportation, water and wastewater systems, and other planning and implementation projects. Technical assistance includes the completion of environmental reviews and impact studies, analysis of census and other statistical data, review of project budgets, coordination of assurances, writing project narratives, and reporting to local elected officials or boards on project progress.

 The First Date of Consideration is July 08, 2022. A review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.



Executive Director: Boonslick RPC

Posted 8/8/22

The Boonslick Regional Planning Commission (BRPC) is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, administration, coordination and implementation of all Commission programs. This person shall be responsible for the development of future projects and/or programs that are necessary to the future of the organization, the region, and its membership.

BRPC is a voluntary association of local governments serving Lincoln, Montgomery and Warren counties, organized under RSMo 251. BRPC is a federally designated Economic Development District by the United States Department of Commerce-Economic Development Administration (EDA) and receives financial assistance from EDA to carry out the mission of the organization.

Desired Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree highly preferred, but will consider qualifications
• A proven record of effective leadership
• Ability to direct the resources of a public agency to achieve the organization’s mission
• Ability to manage the financial aspects of the organization
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to develop and maintain interpersonal relationships with regional leaders, partners, staff, board members and funding agencies, as appropriate
• Ability to understand state and federal laws, regulations, and rules in order to comprehend implications to member organizations of the regional planning commission

Personal Attributes
Successful candidates need to be organized, self-motivated, energetic, ambitious, visionary, honest, and have a reputation of integrity.

Salary & Benefits
• Salary of $70,000 – $85,000, negotiable based upon qualifications
• Generous benefit package including health/dental coverage, paid vacation, and sick leave
• Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) defined benefit plan
• Access to company vehicle for business-related travel

Some travel is required.

Application Process
Interested candidates should submit a resume of qualifications along with a cover letter summarizing related work experience and salary requirements to janecale@boonslick.org . Samples of prior work may be submitted for consideration. Work product submitted will not be returned. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial interviews begin August 18, 2022.

A complete job profile is available at https://boonslick.org

Boonslick Regional Planning Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Planner: Green Hills RPC

Posted 8/8/22

Job Description–Assistant Planner
Non-Exempt – Administrative
Salary range: $39,000-41,600

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to meet the needs of the local governments within the eleven counties of North Central Missouri. GHRPC is funded with federal and state agency dollars, for the purpose of providing research, programming and outreach that ultimately benefits the eleven–county region.

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission (GHRPC), located in Trenton, MO, is one of nineteen organizations operating as a sub-state planning and development agency serving the State of Missouri. The Commission is organized as a voluntary association of local governments. The GHRPC retains a staff of professionals who work on projects intended to foster improved quality of life throughout the 11 county “Green Hills” region.

GHRPC is hiring a planner position that will join our Community Development Department in the role of Transportation Planner and Hazard Mitigation Planner as well as assisting with Environmental Assessments and general project development and administration.

Transportation Planning
GHRPC is an integral part of MODOT’s planning framework, which focues on bottom-up decision making that relies on the public and local officials to help identify transportation needs in the state. This position will maintain the regional transportation plan and coordinate annual updates of our area’s transportation needs. This includes road and bridge needs and multimodal needs, such as airport, rail, port, transit and pedestrian requirements. Implementation of the program will include attending meetings with elected officials throughout the region, writing plans and grant applications, performing
traffic studies, and leading the Transportation Advisory Committee.

Hazard Mitigation Planning
GHRPC is responsible for maintaining an updating county-wide hazard mitigation plans in each of our six counties. Hazard Mitigation Plans must be updated every 5 years. This position will work with multiple stakeholders throughout the region to analyze a variety of natural hazards that may impact an area. Further implementation of the program will require grant writing for state and federal funds to help mitigate the effects of natural hazards.

Typical Functions:
Develops planning studies and reports in support of new and updated plans, programs and

  • Prepares and presents detailed reports to government bodies
  • Acts as a liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers and elected
  • Conducts field evaluations and assessments.
  • Attends substantial number of meetings with some demand for evening meetings.

Typical Skills:

  • Oral communication and interpersonal skills to explain rules and procedures clearly to the public
  • Creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve practical problems and address citizen inquiries and concerns
  • Ability to review plans and apply provisions of the ordinances and codes to determine compliance with such regulations and to apply regulations to field conditions
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment as needed
  • Ability to attend to details while keeping big-picture goals in mind
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Ability to facilitate in-person and virtual public participation activities

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or work experience in the fields of engineering, transportation, project management, public policy, or government. Effective writing skills with strong attention to detail. Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning. Strong written communication and verbal communication is
necessary in this position.

GHRPC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three professional references to Corinne Watts, Executive Director at corinne@ghrpc.org

This position is open until filled

Office Location: Trenton, Mo. Position will cover an 11-county region.