Maumee Valley Planning Organization Planner

       Senior Servicesí Part-Time Nutrition Driver

       Engineerís Office


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Maumee Valley Planning Organization Planner



The Maumee Valley Planning Organization (MVPO) is currently accepting applications for a Planner. MVPO is a non-profit, regional planning agency servicing Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding and Williams Counties in northwest Ohio. This position is full-time and pay will be commensurate with experience.


Job Responsibilities

The Planner will perform a variety of professional activities in support of the organizationís planning services and will work under the supervision of the Executive Director. The responsibilities of the Planner include, but are not limited to:


       Administering and revising zoning regulations for municipalities

       Collecting and analyzing data

       Meeting with local governments, county organizations, and the public

       Managing and implementing FEMA hazard mitigation and pre-disaster mitigation projects

       Writing and administering grants

       Developing planning documents for grant funding

       Participating in planning commission activities

       Coordinating and implementing various Federal and State programs

       Preparing reports and presentations for community groups and public officials


The Planner will frequently work in a team setting and coordinate work with other departments and public agencies. The Planner will perform other duties, as assigned, to assist in attaining and/or completing projects and programs that MVPO administers.



At minimum, the position requires a four-year degree in Planning, Public Administration, Political Science, Economics, Geography, or related field. Successful candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be self-motivated with the desire to work in a hectic yet professional business environment. Applicant must be highly organized, personable, and have the desire/ability to work as a team member. Experience with grant writing and implementation, zoning code administration and interpretation, floodplain administration, and ESRIís ArcGIS software is desired. The successful candidate must maintain a valid driverís license. Two years of professional planning experience preferred.


Method of Application and Deadline

All interested applicants must submit a resume and three professional references, along with a cover letter. Samples of previous work are required. 


Mail to: †††††††††† Maumee Valley Planning Organization

1300 East Second Street, Suite 200 Defiance, OH 43512

Or e-mail to: ††


Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018

Equal Opportunity Employer


Part- Time Nutrition Driver at Defiance County Senior Services

The Board of Commissioners of Defiance County is accepting applications for the position of part-time Meals on Wheels delivery driver at Defiance County Senior Services.  This position requires transporting Defiance County Senior Services meals Monday through Friday, approximately 5 Ĺ hours per day.  This position will primarily be throughout Defiance County.  Applicants must possess a valid Ohio driverís license, proof of insurance and an acceptable driving record.  Starting pay is $9.60 per hour.  

Applications are available at both Defiance County Senior Services locations Ė 140 East Broadway Street in Defiance and 708 East High Street in Hicksville.  Applications are also online at

Applications will be accepted until job position is filled.

Please submit completed applications to:

Tina Hiler, Director

Defiance County Senior Services

140 East Broadway, Defiance, Ohio 43512.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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