The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency that focuses on issues critical to the region’s success, including growth and development, transportation, water resources, services for older adults and workforce solutions. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region’s collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. This is done through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships.
The ARC Community Development Group is seeking full-time, temporary technical and administrative support, serving as the day-to-day coordinator for intergovernmental/interagency and local government reviews. These include Developments of Regional Impact (DRI) Reviews, Area Plan Reviews (APR), state-required local comprehensive plan reviews, capital improvement elements reviews, and Metro River Protection Act (MRPA) Reviews.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess knowledge of Georgia, metro Atlanta communities, and local and regional planning agencies and procedures, experience in land use planning and development permitting; and experience in managing multiple projects with strong customer service. Some experience with GIS, PowerPoint, and Excel is required. To be successful, candidates should have solid time management skills and the ability to work independently, while possessing a desire to learn, overcome challenges and solve problems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
In addition to the detailed examples of responsibilities and abilities contained herein, all employees of the Atlanta Regional Commission are expected to model behavior consistent with the guiding principles outlined in our Evolution Strategy. Specifically, incumbents are responsible for demonstrating work habits that are: