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Regional Planning Director

May 9, 2023 by keviny

Website Uintah Basin Association of Governments





JOB TITLE:                Regional Planning Director (Planning)


DEPARTMENT:        Community & Economic Development






The regional planner will perform a variety of planning needs to the region that provide technical assistance to all municipalities, counties, and special service districts in the region.




1.         Analyze the impacts of natural resource development.


2.         Determine the needs of the communities impacted by future growth and development.


3.         Create and administer the Permanent Community Impact Fund (PFIC) capital improvements list for the region.


4.         Assist communities to prepare grant applications for planning and capital improvement needs for PFIC applications.


5.         Provide planning services for communities by coordinating training, identifying funding sources, drafting requests for proposals, reviewing draft plans and ordinances, and advising, including attending public meetings.


6.         Review all PCIF planning projects in the region to provide written comments to the PCIF board prior to PCIF Board meeting date.


7.         Manage PCIF Planning Grant and provide quarterly request for funds to the PCIF staff.


8.         Coordinate requests for State planning funds, including Community Development Block Grant, Housing, Quality Growth and Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget.


9.         Exercise supervision over department personnel; schedules, assigns, and evaluates work, and trains existing and new employees.


10.       Prepares reports of program activities, conducts area needs assessments, gathers data, makes evaluations, and develops plans and recommendations for Planning.


11.       Conducts demographic and economic studies for the development, preparation, and implementation of master plans for the various cities, towns, and counties within the region.




1.         Education and Experience:

a.         Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, or a related field.

b.         Three years of related paid full-time work experience.


2.         Knowledge and Skills:

a.         Program development and implementation.

b.            Writing and public speaking.

c.             Budget development and management.

d.            Ability to manage many projects and activities concurrently.

e.             Communicate well with staff, subordinates, and clients.

f.             Work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

g.             Development and implement new projects and programs.


3.            Essential Ability:

a.         Write grants and proposals.

b.         Prepare and develop multiple program budgets.

c.         Interpret written financials reports and statistical summaries.

d.         Interpret complex federal, state, and local requirements.


Benefits included:

–          Utah State Retirement

–          457 savings plan

–          104 Hours sick leave

–          104 Annual leave

–          Long- and short-term disability insurance

–          Health,  Insurance

–          Vision, Dental Insurance plans

–          Safety Bonus Leave

–          15 Paid Holidays


Compensation: DOE


Applications may be found at  Resumes and applications may be sent to with “Regional Planning Director” in the subject line or to 330 E 100 S Roosevelt, UT

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