Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission seeks a Public Participation Planner

Organizational Overview:

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) is the Philadelphia region’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). We believe DVRPC is a place to work, learn, and create a career in a professional and stimulating environment that values diversity, innovation, and bringing your best self to work. If your background and experience match the following vacancy, we would like to hear from you.

Position Overview:

DVRPC is seeking a professional who is enthusiastic about regional planning, meaningful transparency and public participation in government, and/or transportation; has experience in public participation, government affairs, or communications; and has demonstrated an ability to translate complex issues into cohesive visions, processes, events, or reports. This person will join a strong team of planning and communications professionals, support DVRPC’s Title VI Compliance Program, manage the Public Participation
Task Force (PPTF), assist with public noticing, respond to or facilitate the response to public comments, and develop project-specific, as well as agency-wide public outreach campaigns.
DVRPC’s Communications and Engagement unit oversees the Commission’s communications strategy and messaging; develops public participation, outreach, and engagement activities; and maintains and builds new relationships with traditional and nontraditional stakeholders. The unit is engaged in a wide variety of activities across the Commission, broadly grouped into four overlapping categories: Communications, Engagement, Equity, and Special Initiatives.

This position will be supervised by the Senior Public Participation Planner and will assist the Commission’s Manager, Office of Communications and Engagement. Work is performed with considerable independence and in accordance with broadly-defined objectives and professional standards. Work is reviewed by a supervisor during progress and upon completion for accuracy. This is a full-time position Monday through Friday, with occasional flexibility to support night meetings.

SALARY RANGE: Low to Mid $60,000s (position level & salary commensurate with education & experience)
LOCATION: Communications and Engagement
CLOSING DATE: When position is filled



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