The Middle Georgia Regional Commission is seeking to fill the position of Government Services Specialist. A Government Services Specialist 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 of research and planning in matters of government, public administration, urban design, historic preservation, transportation, housing, economics and any related matters.
Qualified applicants should, at a minimum, have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning or related field from an accredited college or university; or three to four 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. Historic Preservation knowledge/ experience a plus.
The Middle Georgia Regional Commission provides services to 11 counties and 20 cities in Middle Georgia through its office located in Macon, Georgia. Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to:
Middle Georgia Regional Commission
Attention: Jen Doran
175 Emery Highway
Macon, GA 31217
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted for this position until April 5, 2017. Candidates for the position will be subject to a criminal background check, motor vehicle license verification, pre-employment drug screening and skills assessments.
The Middle Georgia Regional Commission is an equal employment opportunity employer.