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DEFIANCE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Maumee Valley Planning

DEPUTY DIRECTOR:The Maumee Valley Planning Organization (MVPO) is seeking an applicant that will act for and on behalf of the Director to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the activities and funding related to the Maumee Valley Planning Organization Region (Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding and Williams Counties).Manages all phases of project management, with activities and responsibilities primarily focused on identifying, delivering and managing economic development and transportation projects.Follows up with project implementation to ensure project objectives are being met and offers assistance and guidance where necessary.Responsibilities including working in a team setting with top level executives to foster and development relationships in business, industry and government to attract and retain businesses to thrive in and contribute to our community. Performs other duties, as assigned, to assist in attaining and/or completing projects/programs that Maumee Valley Planning Organization administers.Meets with local governments and businesses concerning grant requests and assists local agencies in leveraging project grant funding. Ability to coordinate a collaboration of a variety of funding sources, including but not limited to CDBG, EDA, ODOT and State of Ohio, etc.Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions and reviews publications to become and remain current on planning principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas. Some meetings may not be during regular business hours.Applicant must be highly organized, personable and have the desire/ability to work as a team member; must be proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software to document project processes and progress--record keeping and grant compliance is an important part of this job.

 

Qualifications:

A 4-year degree in transportation planning, regional planning, political science, public administration, business administration, economics, geography, or related field is required.Minimum of two years of transportation or economic development experience is preferred but not required.Demonstrated experience may be considered as partial substitution for education requirements and will be considered on a case by case basis. Valid driverís license required.

 

Submit a resume and three professional references, along with a cover letter to:

Maumee Valley Planning Organization

1300 East Second Street, Suite 200

Defiance OH 43512

Fax: (419) 784-2061

Email: MV-Planning@hotmail.com

Application deadline Feburary 3, 2015. EOE

 

 

 

Maumee Valley Planning

Housing Rehabilitation Specialist:Applicant will implement federally-funded housing rehabilitation projects.Experience in residential construction a plus. Applicant must be highly organized, personable and have the desire/ability to work as a team member; must be proficient using Microsoft Word and Excel software to document project processes and progress--record keeping and grant compliance is an important part of this job.

 

Must have or be willing to obtain Lead Risk Assessor/Abatement Contractor licenses in State of Ohio. Inspections include roof, structure, foundations, insulation/weatherization, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and environmental.

 

This job will be a mix of office work and in-the-field housing construction management. Valid driverís license required. Physical mobility, including walking up and down stairs, using ladders, etc., and occasional lifting are required.

 

Submit a resume and three professional references, along with a cover letter to:

Maumee Valley Planning Organization

1300 East Second Street, Suite 200

Defiance OH 43512

Fax: (419) 784-2061

Email: MV-Planning@hotmail.com

Application deadline Feburary 3, 2015. EOE

 

 

 

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