Resilience Planner

Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

Chesapeake, VA United States

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) is seeking a candidate for the position of Resilience Planner. The Resilience Planner has knowledge of planning, coastal management, and climate adaptation, with proficiency in geographic information systems and other analytical skills to support the HRPDC Coastal Resiliency Program. The Coastal Resiliency Program identifies and implements regional priorities for research, analysis, and policy development on issues related to resiliency and climate adaptation to support local government planning and implementation efforts.  Applicants must be able to analyze complex data and support development and maintenance of geospatial data and web applications. Applicants must also be able to evaluate state and federal policies related to climate change and resiliency and support coordination with local government staff around policy development and public outreach. The Resilience Planner attends Coastal Resiliency Committee and Regional Environmental Committee meetings, helps prepare meeting agendas and summaries, and provides other support for meetings as required.

For more information on this position, including education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and benefits, visit the HRPDC website.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Kelli Arledge, Deputy Executive Director, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320, or via email at  Applicants should be prepared to provide transcripts and professional references, if requested.   EOE

Closing date:  Open until filled; resumes reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Sustainability or Climate Protection Planning
Salary Range
$55,000 to $65,000 DOE/DOQ

Contact Information

Kelli Arledge
The Regional Building
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA
United States
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