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Park and Greenway Planner
Job Title: Park and Greenway Planner
Job Code: 277
Address: 5204 Bernard Drive Suite 300-A Roanoke, Virginia 24018
Phone: (540) 772-2018
Fax: (540) 776-7130
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience:  1
Travel: None
Starting Salary: $46,427 - $51,069
Start Date:
# of Openings: 1
Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs or assists in the development of studies, analyses and recommendations involving parks, greenways, blueways, open space, and natural resources
  • Assists in the coordination of park, greenway, and blueway efforts within Roanoke County and between adjoining jurisdictions, government agencies, citizens, and volunteer organizations
  • Develops or assists with the development of park, greenway, and blueway standards for design and operation
  • May serve as the Project manager for park, greenway, or blueway projects
    Assists in the writing, preparation, and administration of grant applications related to the development of parks, greenways, or blueways
  • Assists in developing bids and RFP specifications related to the design of park, greenway, and blueway projects
  • Uses ArcGIS and AutoCAD to make maps for park, greenway, and blueway related work
  • Receives and responds to citizen complaints about parks, greenways, and blueways
  • May represent the County at meetings relating to the development of parks, greenways, blueways, open space and natural resource issues
  • May serve as County liaison to local, state, federal and not-for-profit agencies and organizations involved with greenways, blueways, open space and natural resource issues
  • Researches property ownership related to park, greenway, and blueway projects
  • Coordinates with County Attorney's office on fee-simple or easement acquisition issues
  • Works with neighborhood groups and individual property owners to facilitate trail planning and development
  • Prepares material for and makes presentations to officials, boards, and commissions regarding specific projects, as assigned
  • Assists in the development, coordination, and implementation of the comprehensive parks and recreation master plan
  • Ensures recertification of Roanoke County with designations such as Tree City USA Community

Attached Document: Download attached document
Date Posted: 11/6/2017

Company Information
Company Name: County of Roanoke-Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Benefits:
Health Insurance Dental Insurance 401(k)
Life Insurance
Attention: County of Roanoke, Virginia 5204 Bernard Drive Suite 300-A Roanoke, VA 24018 https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/roanokeva

  Listing #:   1197   
  Date Created:   11/6/2017
  Last Updated:   11/7/2017
  Date Expired:   12/6/2017
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