Middle Georgia Regional Commission is seeking to fill the position of Senior Government Services Specialist. This position is responsible for assistance to local governments in areas of community planning, economic development, hazard mitigation, personnel management, environmental issues, transportation, and grant preparation and administration. This is a professional position that engages in local government issues involving administration, project management, and developing innovative solutions in coordination with member governments. It involves the application of considerable knowledge, research, and planning in matters of government, public administration, urban design, historic preservation, transportation, housing, economics, and any related matters. This position requires a talented individual who can engage collaboratively with local governments in a professional, resourceful, trustworthy, accountable, efficient, and innovative manner.
Qualified applicants should, at a minimum, have a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning or a related field from an accredited college or university plus two to three years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy or Urban Planning is preferred. Knowledge or experience in transportation planning, historic preservation, or mobility management is a plus.
The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented individual who can mentor and engage effectively with coworkers and community members in the process of providing quality customer service. Candidates should possess a strong vision and desire for facilitating positive change that moves the region forward. A candidate must be able to address challenges with enthusiasm and positive energy that demonstrates a love for the work of growing and improving communities.
Middle Georgia Regional Commission provides services to 11 counties and 20 cities in middle Georgia through its office located in Macon, Georgia. These services are driven by the regional vision: A thriving Middle Georgia with economic prosperity, exceptional education, and a high quality of life for every Middle Georgian.
Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references by e-mail to jd****@mg***.org.
Applications will be accepted for this position until filled. Candidates for the position will be subject to a criminal background check, motor vehicle license verification, pre-employment drug screening and skills assessment.
Middle Georgia Regional Commission is an equal employment opportunity employer.