Stark County - Senior Community Development Planner

March 29, 2021

POSITION/TITLE:        Senior Community Development Planner

ORGANIZATION:        Stark County Regional Planning Commission
                                    201 3rd Street, NE, Canton, OH 44702



The Stark County Regional Planning Commission is accepting applications for the full-time position of Senior Community Development Planner.  This is a professional position in the Community Development Department responsible for preparing significant technical components of major work elements of the agency’s federally funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME programs and other federal, state and local programs.  This employee will carry out other community development and administrative items such as property acquisition, building rehab and demolition, contract administration and real estate activities. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for activities, included but not limited to, prevailing wages, environmental reviews, consolidated plan, Consolidate Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), Section 3.  Work will include the undertaking of: project proposal review, annual application, reporting requirements, project implementation and oversight, program monitoring and record keeping. Ability to follow complex procedures and to accurately compile, check and present data and information. Performs research, survey work and other activities as required.  Meets with and provides technical assistance to local official and non-profit agencies.  Attends meetings and conferences as designated.  May supervise other personnel in carrying out work elements. 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban/regional planning or related field.  A minimum of three (3) years professional experience in the area of Community Development in HUD related programs required. An equivalent level of planning experience and graduate-level course work may be substituted for professional work experience. 

Salary Range: $45,000-$55,000.  

Send resume and cover letter stating qualifications to:  Stark County Regional Planning Commission, 201 3rd Street NE, Suite 201, Canton, OH  44702; or email to by Wednesday, April 14, 2021. 



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