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Community Planner/ Consultant

Panhandle Area Development District Scottsbluff, NE

Job Description

Community Planner/ Consultant

The Panhandle Area Development District (PADD) is seeking a Community Planner/ Consultant. This position will focus on helping communities with response to COVID-19 recovery with local community and economic development projects and general grant administration.


The position will perform professional work in PADD member communities, such as economic development activities, housing, grant writing/administration, strategic planning and various economic development and community studies to help communities recover from the current Pandemic. They will also work with local governments to manage and administer new and existing projects. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or experience in a related field/Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Self-motivated, can work independently, and as a team player
  • Competent in the use of technology
  • Detailed oriented with an ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Will require travel in the 11 Panhandle counties/Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work with local, state, and federal programs/Knowledge of these programs.
  • Ability to interpret and implement program requirements
  • Ability to become a Certified Administrator of Community Development Block Grants

For consideration, send cover letter designating Community Planner/Consultant position and resume to:

                                Executive Director


                                1620 Broadway, Suite A-10

                                Scottsbluff, NE 69361



The position will remain open until filled.

PADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Details

Date Posted July 16, 2020
Date Closes August 15, 2020
Address 1620 Broadway
Located In Scottsbluff, NE
Work At Ste A-10
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 27-3042.00 Technical Writers
Zipcode 69361
Name Jeff Kelley
Address 1620 Broadway
City, State and Zip Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Phone 308-436-6584
FAX 308 436-6577

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Office Machine Operations
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Public Administration - Economic Development