Coastal Resilience Analyst/Planner – Starting Salary:  $50,000 – $55,000 DOQ/DOE

The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) is seeking a candidate for the position of Coastal Resilience Analyst/Planner.  The ideal candidate will have a background in planning or coastal management, with proficiency in geographic information systems and other analytical skills to support the HRPDC Coastal Resiliency Program.  The Coastal Resiliency Program is responsible for identifying and implementing regional priorities for research, analysis and policy development on issues related to sea level rise, floodplain management, and climate adaptation to support local government planning and implementation efforts.  Applicant must be able to analyze complex data and support development and maintenance of geospatial data and web applications on Applicant must also be able to evaluate state and federal policies related to climate change and resiliency and support coordination with local government staff around policy development and public outreach.  Requires regular travel to meetings within the Hampton Roads region and occasional travel to other locations within coastal Virginia.  Qualified applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Kelli Arledge, Deputy Executive Director, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, 723 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320, or via email at    EOE

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Closing date:  Open until filled; resumes reviewed on a rolling basis.