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Open Until Filled | Hiring Range: $50,000- $60,000 DOQ | Initial Review of Resumes will begin on February 5, 2020

The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) is seeking a senior planner to support the new Resilience and Energy Analysis of Communities and Housing in the Tampa Bay Area (REACH) project. TBRPC serves the communities of the Tampa Bay metropolitan area with planning, economic analysis, resiliency, emergency management and other services to the local governments of six counties along Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Under supervision, the selected candidate will manage the REACH research and planning activities that will integrate affordable housing, neighborhoods and community redevelopment into climate vulnerability assessments and resilience planning. The incumbent will work with and coordinate a team of sub-contractors from universities, non-profits and housing advocacy organizations, and engage local governments to:

  • define risks, frameworks, and metrics for community social vulnerability and affordable housing;
  • create consistent standards for mapping housing inundation and risk zones;
  • support the production of new maps, geospatial data and reports;
  • provide training to local governments to analyze their housing and development policy.

The incumbent will also be responsible for analyzing data pertaining to community vulnerability, resilience planning and housing policy gaps. Moreover, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the timely execution of project deliverables among the partner agencies and TBRPC to support the development of the Regional Resilience Action Plan.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree or Doctor of Philosophy in urban planning or public administration, with experience in affordable housing programs, community development and disaster recovery and strong data management skills. Further information regarding the position and application form can be accessed on the Council website at www.tbrpc.org. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application to Wren G. Krahl, Deputy Executive Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Open Until Filled | Hiring Range: $50,000- $60,000 DOQ | Initial Review of Resumes will begin on February 5, 2020

The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (TBRPC) is looking for an environmental planner or senior environmental planner to support the Council’s work on regional environmental management and resilience related activities. TBRPC serves the communities of the Tampa Bay metropolitan area with planning, economic analysis, resiliency, emergency management and other services to the local governments of six counties along Florida’s Gulf Coast.

The selected candidate will work on a variety of projects related to the Agency on Bay Management (ABM), the Tampa Bay region’s advocate for the Tampa Bay ecosystem; various outreach efforts to strengthen public input into environmental decision making and the region’s continued resilience in the face of anticipated dramatic changes to global climate. The environmental planner will work across various Council programs while collaborating with external stakeholders and governmental entities.

Specific duties include staff support of ABM, grant writing, grant management and report writing. The incumbent will provide technical assistance on environmental issues to TBRPC staff, and, as directed, to outside partner agencies. A Senior Environmental Planner will be expected to lead the ABM into a more visable role in the region’s environmental decision making. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in environmental planning, environmental management or environmental science education.

Further information regarding the position and application form can be accessed on the Council website at www.tbrpc.org. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application to Wren G. Krahl, Deputy Executive Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is looking for a qualified planner to head up the state land planning agency’s community resilience efforts! There are exciting things happening at the state level in terms of resiliency and sea level rise and there are lots of opportunities for the right candidate to make an impact through these efforts. This is a highly professional position that requires expertise and/or experience in providing trainings, presentations, and other forms of technical assistance, particularly in the areas of planning for Sea Level Rise, Resiliency, and Post-Disaster Redevelopment. The position engages with stakeholders throughout the state, serves as a representative for the agency, and is a resource for local governments. This is a Career Service position based in Tallahassee with full benefits, paid leave and holidays, tuition waiver program, etc. Please feel free to share this information widely!

Job announcement and application details can be found here: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-84783-DEO-PLANNING-ANALYST-40000146-FL-32399/601034400/

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Sea Grant Office and NOAA Fisheries offer a Joint Graduate Fellowship for doctoral students in population and ecosystem dynamics and for doctoral students in marine resource economics. The fellowships last for up to three years. Applications due by 5 p.m. on Jan. 30, 2020. For more information: https://ncseagrant.ncsu.edu/funding-opps/fellowships/fisheries-fellow/

The Gund Institute seeks exceptional postdoctoral scholars to conduct research on major global environmental challenges. The Institute seeks early-career scholars to connect interdisciplinary research to real-world issues in environment and sustainability. Gund Postdocs pursue rigorous, original research that spans traditional disciplines and advances Gund research themes. These two-year positions have an annual salary of $49,000, plus benefits, and a $5,000 per year discretionary fund for research costs and travel. Postdocs also benefit from professional development opportunities, including communications and policy training. For more information: https://www.uvm.edu/gund/postdoctoral-fellowships

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