(Lecturer for BIOP 521)
Bioregional Planning & Community Design Program
Open for Recruitment: May 14, 2013 – May 28, 2013
Announcement #: 13010099816
Salary Range: $4,500 for Fall 2013
Full or Part Time: Part Time
This position is contingent upon the continuation of work and/or funding.
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Lecturer for Bioregional Planning Program
BIOP 521 – Local and Regional Comprehensive Planning, Fall 2013 Semester
Offered Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30 – 4:45 pm, August 27 – December 20, 2013
BIOP 521 provides student with anoverviewtothepurposes,process andmethodsinvolvedincreating comprehensiveplansincoordinationwithstateandregionalagenciesforgrowthmanagementand sustainablerural/urbandevelopment.
Student course outcomes:
Understand the general principles of comprehensive local and regional planning practice; track the planning and land use decision-making process and the role of the planner in relation to local public officials, citizens, organizations, planners, and state or federal agencies; differentiate the purpose, quality, and components in the comprehensive land use plan as guided by state, tribal, and federal law; understand the role of information and research; improve analytic skills (logic, thinking, analysis) through problem analyses with existing data when identifying problems, goals and demographic trends related to growth, transportation, conservation, and housing; describe the range of local and regional growth management tools and agencies with which a planner would work and where to find additional assistance; critique sustainable urban and rural smart growth principles and their limitations; improve written and oral communication skills
Minimum required qualifications:
M.S. in Planning, Geography, Public Policy or other related field
Must: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.*
Ph.D. in Planning, Geography, Public Policy or other related field
Professional planning experience
Graduate level teaching experience
To apply: Complete on-line Human Resource application, include CV and required questionnaire. Closing Date is May 28, 2013. Questions: Hiring Chair, Steve Drown, email@example.com
For more information about the Bioregional Planning and Community Design Program, please visit our web site: http://www.uidaho.edu/caa/bioregional-planning
Boise County is seeking a full-time Planning and Zoning Administrator to join Boise County’s leadership team of Elected Officials and Department Supervisors. The successful applicant will be a proven team leader with strong land use planning experience (min. 5 years preferred).
The Planning and Zoning Administrator is responsible for managerial, technical, and administrative development review under the general policy direction and guidance of the Board of County Commissioners. This person should possess the ability to collect, analyze and interpret and draw sound conclusions from both factual and subjective data pertaining to planning and zoning; supervise support personnel; work effectively with a variety of organizations and groups frequently having conflicting perspectives; make clear and concise written and oral reports; strong interpersonal ability to establish and maintain effective relations with others. This position requires considerable knowledge and experience working with federal, state and local land use regulations.
The successful applicant will be working from the historic town of Idaho City, the county seat of Boise County, located about 36 miles northeast of the City of Boise. Starting salary to mid-40s, DOQ plus comprehensive benefits package. For application and job description details go to http://www.boisecounty.us/Employment.aspx. Priority consideration given to applications received by 5:00 pm on Monday, May 20, 2013. Open until filled. Boise County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives Veteran’s Preference in its hiring practices.
Canyon County Vacancy Announcement
DEPARTMENT: Development Services SALARY: $33,659 – 42,579 DOE
CLASSIFIED: Canyon County Personnel Rule 5.3 FLSA STATUS: Covered
Applications: Individuals wishing to apply for this position must submit a completed application to the Human Resources Department prior to the application review date listed below. Applications are available at 1115 Albany Street, Caldwell or online at www.canyonco.org (go to Employment Opportunities). There may be additional forms necessary to complete the application process. Contact: Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-454-6610.
Canyon County Personnel Rule 8.9(A): Employees wishing to apply for the position must do so by the application review date of the in-house recruitment which shall be a minimum of three (3) working days. First consideration in filling the vacancy may be given to qualified County employees. EOE
Job Summary: The primary function of this position is to provide assistance to the public and administer conditional use permit applications and related land use and zoning issues and processes. This position performs a variety of entry-level professional and technical duties related to planning, zoning and development issues. Duties include checking permit applications for compliance with zoning and development ordinances as well as stipulations approved by administrative bodies, instructing the public with regard to conditional use permits, rezones and variances, and working on a variety of planning and zoning issues, including GIS mapping for conditional use permits, rezones and variances. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Planner III. The principal duties of this class are performed in a public building environment.
Minimum Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or GED equivalency is required, Associates degree in GIS, preferably supplemented with a Bachelors degree in planning or a related field; and one (1) to two (2) years experience in planning or zoning review and enforcement or a related field is preferred; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Special Qualifications: Must successfully complete a background investigation through the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).
Application Review Begins 05/10/2013 @ 3:30 pm
Position: Executive Director of Idaho Smart Growth
Idaho Smart Growth is seeking an experienced, talented and passionate professional to lead the organization. The ideal Executive Director candidate will have an understanding and commitment to Smart Growth principles. Strong candidates will have these qualities: Skilled Communicator, Experienced Manager, Fundraiser, Influencer, and Strategic Visionary.
- Education – Bachelor’s Degree required; Advanced Degrees or certifications preferred.
- Five + years professional experience in one of these areas – non-profit, management, program work, fundraising, or other related areas.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Outstanding management and organizational skills.
- A resume
- An essay that illustrates your understanding and familiarity with smart growth principles
- Three references
Idaho Smart Growth is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that brings people together to create great places to live. This is a full time salaried position. Idaho Smart Growth offers a competitive salary based on experience, medical benefits, and a retirement package. For a full job announcement and description and more information go to our website at: www.idahosmartgrowth.org.
Email applications to: email@example.com or mail to 910 Main St., Suite 314, Boise, ID 83702
Review of applications will begin April 8th; position will be open until filled.
Call for Speaker Proposals 2013 Western Planner Conference- Planning for Forever
Interested professionals are invited to submit proposals for the Western Planner Conference to be hosted by the Nevada Chapter of the APA and held in Stateline, Lake Tahoe, NV, October 13-16, 2013. Western Planner and the Nevada Chapter of the American Planning Association hold conferences on a yearly basis to provide attendees with information from planning experts on a wide range of topics. For more information about prior conferences please visit www.westernplanner.org and www.nvapa.org.
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