Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization

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Environmental Planner
The Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO), a regional council of governments, has an immediate opening for an Environmental Planner.  This is a full-time, permanent position.  The selected candidate will report directly to the Executive Director and perform activities under NEFCO’s water quality contract with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA).  NEFCO is one of six Governor-designated Areawide Planning Agencies in Ohio.
Responsibilities and Related Activities

A Master’s Degree with pertinent planning or governmental experience preferred.  An exceptional candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree and pertinent planning or governmental experience may be considered.  Degree concentration should be in biology, geology, geography, or environmental studies.

Other qualities needed from potential candidates:

Valid State of Ohio driver’s license, a good driving record, and possession of liability coverage required.  Occasional in-region or state travel with mileage reimbursement.  Candidate should be willing to use personal transportation or have access to alternative
transportation.  Selected candidate must successfully complete and pass a background check and drug screening.

Compensation and Benefits
Salary range $50,000 to $65,000, subject to background and experience.
Sick leave (120 hours accrued per year), paid holidays, 2 weeks paid vacation (to start), compensatory time provided for approved overtime. Free parking in enclosed deck adjoining office.

Employer/employee contributions to the State retirement system

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary needs to:
Joseph Hadley, Jr.
Executive Director
175 S. Main Street, #211
Akron, OH  44308

Candidates may email cover letter and resume to

Subject:  Environmental Planner

->Responses received will be reviewed during the week of July 8, 2019; resumes etc. will continue to be accepted after that date until the position is filled.

No phone calls please

June 2019