The Assistant Planner serves as the Confederated Tribes Grant Writer and supports the day to day operations of the Tribes planning department. The individual selected will identify, define, and develop public and private funding opportunities which support existing and planned Tribal programs or activities then develop, write and submit the associated grant proposals. Under supervision of the Director of Planning, the individual selected will also perform various planning activities to include the update or development of the Confederated Tribes transportation, transit, facility and strategic plans.
PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
With the assistance and supervision of the Director of Planning;
Research, coordinate and develop funding opportunities which support Tribal programs and activities.
Develop successful grant proposals and\or applications to include budgets, work plans and schedules.
Assist in the development, implementation and/or update of strategic, facility, transportation, transit, land-use, energy and development plans.
Coordinate and facilitate community and staff input into project development, project design and/or community survey.
Assist in the management of Tribal projects to ensure they meet grant requirements to include procurement of services, contract negotiation and management, reporting, budgeting, invoicing, corrective action plans and close-out.
Assist in the preparation of zoning ordinances and other land use ordinances as required for submission and consideration of the Tribal Council.
Perform work on special projects, such as preparation of maps, charts, graphs and other visual aids.
Manage and research various planning projects for Tribal Administration.
Follows policies and procedures, completes administrative tasks correctly and on time and supports organizational goals and values.
Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time effectively, plans for additional resources, sets goals and objectives and develops realistic action plans.
Maintains appearance standards as outlined in CTCLUSI policies.
Must be able to interact with Tribal members and the general public in a courteous, professional, and efficient manner.
Communicates effectively both orally and in writing.
Maintains a good attendance record.
Other duties as directed by management.
PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS
Must be able to undertake self-directed research and work independently.
Must be able to walk, talk, hear, use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Must be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 40 pounds.
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet
Tribal Administrative Office
1245 Fulton Avenue
Coos Bay, Oregon 97420
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