Job Detail

Organization: Clarke County Panning Deparment
Title: Conservation Planner-GIS Coordinator
Location: Berryville, Virginia

Posted: 2023-02-12
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

Conservation Planner-GIS Coordinator
Type:Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate:up to $58,000 depending on qualifications
Posted Date:01/17/2023 12:00 PM
Deadline to Apply:03/03/2023 5:00 PM

County of Clarke, Virginia, seeks an experienced planning professional to serve as Conservation Planner/GIS Coordinator with the Department of Planning. This position serves as the county’s subject matter expert in the protection, preservation, and conservation of the county’s natural resources; manages the county’s geographic information system (GIS) and conservation easement program; and provides daily support for the department’s general planning and zoning functions.

Position is full-time. Salary is dependent upon qualifications (up to $58,000). Recruitment is open until filled with first review of applications on March 3, 2023.

The successful candidate is an independent self-starter and effective communicator with strong organizational skills, multitasking abilities, and demonstrated experience with public speaking, technical writing, and customer service.

Minimum requirements:

bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, environmental science, planning, or related field;
three (3) years of experience as a natural resource professional (water resources, forestry, geology, or similar field) or a planner with a municipality, planning or engineering consulting firm, and/or non-profit organization; and
extensive experience in the use of GIS.

Preferred requirements:

three (3) years of experience as a GIS manager, coordinator, or other role requiring daily use of GIS;
demonstrated experience with conservation easement programs or purchase of development rights programs;
demonstrated experience in grant writing and grant management; and
experience with Karst geology, water resources, forestry, geology, and/or agricultural practices.

Send a completed Clarke County Employment Application and resume to: Clarke County Human Resources, 101 Chalmers Ct., Berryville VA 22611 or [email protected]

A county job application and full job description may also be obtained in the Clarke County Administrative Office in the Berryville-Clarke County Government Center at 101 Chalmers Ct. in Berryville.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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