Planner, Data, Technology & Resource Center, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council

The Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council (G/FLRPC) serves a nine county region (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates Counties) in central-western New York State. 
Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council is seeking a Planner to support our Data, Technology & Resource Center.  Areas of responsibilities will include geographic information systems and remote sensing, IT support, socio-economic and demographic data research, analysis, and dissemination, Census related projects, as well as supporting work in the Economic Development and Regional Planning program components. Experience with geographic information systems and working with socio-economic and demographic data, databases, and data analysis is required and planning experience is preferred.  Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.  Interpersonal, organizational, computer, and team skills required. 

Send resume, cover letter, references, and salary requirements to David Zorn, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, City Place, 50 West Main Street, Suite 8107, Rochester, NY 14614, 585-454-0190 x14, (email is preferred), or fax at 585-454-0191.  This posting may change and will remain open until filled.
Brief Description of Agency: (Mission Statement) G/FLRPC will identify, define, and inform its member counties of issues and opportunities critical to the physical, economic, and social health of the region. G/FLRPC will provide forums for discussion, debate, and consensus building, and develop and implement a focused action plan with clearly defined outcomes, which include programs, personnel, and funding.
The Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council three main program areas including Economic DevelopmentRegional, Local & Water Resources Planning, and the Data, Technology & Resource Center.  Programs and projects associated with the Economic Development area include the regional federal Economic Development District along with regional economic development coordination, a revolving loan fund, strategic planning, development planning, and impact analysis.  Programs and projects associated with the Regional, Local & Water Resources Planning area include water resources planning (such as watershed, groundwater, source water, floodplain, green infrastructure, stormwater), land use planning, municipal and strategic planning, hazard mitigation planning, and training/workshops/conference development and coordination.  Program and projects associated with the Data, Technology & Resource Center area include demographic and socio-economic data development and analysis; dissemination of data through the New York State Data Center and US Census Bureau Affiliate Programs; working on the Local Update of Census Addresses program to update the Census Master Address File; remote sensing; and a full service geographic information system.