County: Centre

Job Description

Summary of Job Functions  Administers all Planning office activities.  Supervises and directs professional and clerical staff and activities of the Planning office and handles all personnel issues.  Initiates, prepares, edits, publishes, and updates Centre County Comprehensive Plan and other related functional plans.  Develops and promotes citizen participation and understanding of County plans and policies through effective media and public relations releases.  Researches and makes recommendations to Commissioners regarding County planning issues.  Prepares, administers, and enforces County policies and procedures in regard to subdivision development.  Makes recommendations regarding County land use.  Acts as liaison with federal, state, local officials, and County Planning office regarding planning matters.  Prepares grant applications for local funding.  Monitors community infrastructure and expansion plans including streets, highways, sewer and water systems, solid waste management, and recycling programs.  Oversees the implementation of the County’s Agricultural Land Preservation program and staff.  Prepares financial input for overall annual budget preparation.  Administers County’s Subdivision and Land Development ordinance.  Oversees the implementation of the County’s Small Community Water System Assistance Program.  Responsible for transportation planning, including coordination with the PennDOT-designated Metropolitan Planning Organization serving Centre County.  Participates in community programs to promote awareness to environmental issues. As well as special state and community projects relating to overall County planning matters.  Provides support to outside agencies in regard to private and industrial economic development programs.

Deadline Date: Monday, February 11, 2019

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Missey Bender

Willowbank Office Building 420 Holmes Street Bellefonte, PA 16823

(814) 355-6748