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Human Resources Specialist

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary Range: $38,035 - $64,449

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day.  HGAC is made up of  13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
H-GAC’s Human Resources Department has an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Specialist. In this role you will be responsible for administering all status changes for all employees ensuring the accuracy and updating data when applicable and necessary. The selected candidate will interact with all employees and third party vendors in the administration of all HR service delivery areas. Setting up trainings and meetings, sending agency-wide communication and coordinating and planning agency-wide events will be an integral part of this job.  The incumbent will also provide administrative support for the HR department.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • An Associate’s degree in Human Resources, Organization Development or a related field of study.

  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.

  • Three (3) years of experience in reconciling benefits, vendor invoices, employee leaves of absence and providing quality assurance and quality control of all Human Resources services and record keeping.

  • Other skills needed include advanced skills in all Microsoft Office applications and exposure to various HR databases and vendor employer portal websites

Preferred qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organization Development or a related field of study

  • 5 (5) years of progressively responsible experience in all Human Resources areas to include Benefits Administration, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations HRIS.

  • SHRM-CP or PHR Certified

Apply online via:  https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.  
Principal Data Analyst

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Salary:
$67,688-$110,846
Date Posted:
 10/18/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day.  HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
H-GAC’s Community & Environmental Socio-Economic team has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Data Analyst. H-GAC’s Socio-Economic Modeling program produces a regional growth forecast, an essential tool used by local governments in transportation and other long-range planning. The program conducts the ongoing collection and analysis of employment, population, and land use data, and provides tools for local governments to access US Census Data.

In this role you will be responsible for developing and managing forecasting models with large data sets from various sources. The Principal Data Analyst will provide complex analytical support and serve as a point of contact for internal and external requests for data. Quality control to ensure the accuracy and integrity of data and providing innovative solutions to improve forecasting efforts is an integral part of this job. Strong experience reading and writing SAS code for data processing and management is crucial for success in this role.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Sociology, Planning, Statistics or a related field of study.

  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.

  • Five (5) years of experience in data frames, data set designs, maintaining large volumes of data, producing forecasting models and reporting.

  • Exposure and understanding of various theories, principles and presentation techniques.

  • Experience in reading and writing SAS code for data processing and management.

  • Experience with population, employment and land use forecast in the planning field.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Eight (8) years of experience in a previous data analytics role.

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Sociology, Planning. Statistics or a related field of study.

  • Proficiency in various SAS programming methods.

  • Proven experience with short and long term projects.

Apply online via:  https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.  


Public Outreach Manager

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
Salary:
$87,230-$142,772
Date Posted:
10/14/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day.  HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
H-GAC’s Transportation Planning Department serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the surrounding eight-county region. The MPO coordinates with the general public as well as local, state and federal organizations to develop plans and deliver programs that improve the safety and efiiciency of the region’s transportation system. We are seeking an innovative and passionate Public Outreach Manager to develop and implement outreach events designed to promote H-GAC’s transportation program initiatives. Public outreach is an integral part of transportation planning. Awareness and involvement in governmental processes are critical to successful transportation planning and programming. When the public is engaged in the process, its feedback helps assure that projects address community needs.

The successful candidate will coordinate, lead, engage and create excitement around outreach efforts in regards to transportation projects, plans and programs. The Public Outreach Manager will exhibit excellent management and relationship-building skills, and will have a comfortable public presence.  Show off your creative skills by working with all major social media channels and by finding new and innovative ways to engage and solicit feedback from the community. We are looking for an individual who has experience managing and maintaining a budget in order to remain in compliance with process, protocol and procedures. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills with the ability to set directives, evaluate program performance and establish measurable goals. Experience working with a Metropolitan Planning Organization and an understanding of transportation programs is preferred. This is an exciting opportunity for the experienced Public Outreach Manager who has strong marketing and communication skills and a passion for engaging with all communities.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Marketing, communications or a related field of study.

  • Applicable experience may substitute for education

  • Five years of experience managing outreach efforts to various audiences through various forms of activities.

  • Experience in web-based systems for social networking, discussion forums, wikis, blogs and search engine optimization.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Marketing, communications or a related field of study.

  • Eight years of experience managing outreach efforts to various audiences through various forms of activities.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations relevant to program areas and the principles and practices or public administration and management.

  • Knowledge of the role of a Metropolitan Planning Organization in transportation planning and decision making

Apply online via:  https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.  



Intern - Air Quality Management and Operations

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking an Intern to provide support in Air Quality Management and Operations. Specific projects this individual will support include Electric Vehicles North Texas (EVNT), Engine Off North Texas, Regional Smoking Vehicle Program (RSVP), SmartWay and Saving Money and Reducing Truck Emissions (SMARTE).  Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for another Intern position or any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings.  Qualified candidates must be attending an accredited college or university while in the position and able to work at the NCTCOG offices in Arlington, Texas. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.

Ideal candidates should be able to work at least 25 hours a week while attending school.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting with data collection and entry
  • Assisting with Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping
  • Assisting with the identification of key information to enhance website value and location of data sources
  • Assisting with the report tracking for various projects and programs and providing follow-up correspondence
  • Drafting responses to various inquiries
  • Assisting with monthly mail outs
  • Assisting with monthly and quarterly statistics

Required Skills

  • Detail oriented, organized, and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate Windows-based computer programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
  • Sound mathematical skills
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Required Experience

  • Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency.
  • Must be attending an accredited college or university during employment. Pursuit of a degree in a related field desired.
  • No work experience required.

Salary: Minimum of $11.43 per hour  
FLSA: Non Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Intern


Emergency Preparedness Specialist

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking experienced professionals to join the Emergency Preparedness Department as a full time Emergency Preparedness Specialist.  The purpose of the position is to serve as project coordinator for multiple projects with primary work within the State Homeland Security Program. Overall, the position supports the Homeland Security Grant Program with some support to the Urban Area Security Initiative and Citizen Corps Program.

The purpose of this position is to support department functions through program development and implementation. This is accomplished through project planning, broad knowledge of the Homeland Security Grant Program, meeting coordination and leadership, coordinating and writing regional Investment Justifications, completing regional plans and assessments, developing program reports and correspondence, and effective time management and professional communications with stakeholders. Successful candidate will also work in grant management, website maintenance, and will provide other professional support to the Emergency Preparedness Department and its related committees and working groups.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in emergency management, public administration or other related field of study
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to present professional, detailed reports and updates to staff, emergency management professionals, elected officials, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with ability to multi-task
  • Disciplined self-starter who thrives in both team and individual environments

Required Experience

  • Over one year of related experience is required
  • Proven experience with project planning in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Facilitating group discussion and decision while coordinating committees, subcommittees and working groups
  • Grant Management and budget preparation
  • Monitoring contract budgets and schedule of deliverables
  • Working knowledge of public sector work environments
  • College course emphasis or work experience in the field of emergency preparedness or homeland security is highly desired
  • Understanding of and experience with the Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Broad knowledge of the Homeland Security Grant Program and its rules and regulations 

FLSA: Non-Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary: $42,500

Apply here.


Transportation/Air Quality Planner II - Air Quality Planning and Operations

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a Transportation/Air Quality Planner in Air Quality Planning and Operations to support the creation and implementation of innovative emissions reduction strategies to improve air quality in the North Central Texas Region. This position is being sought to support work in projects aimed at addressing emissions from high-emitting vehicles and work directly with the automotive industry, various State agencies, and other related nonprofit organizations with regard to outreach, education, and technical assistance on strategies that reduce emissions from vehicles, applicable regulations, and incentives.  Typical initiatives include a wide range of vehicle and technology programs, research and demonstration projects, and regional air quality policies.  This posting is for the mid-level position of Transportation/Air Quality Planner II. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for the entry-level position of Transportation/Air Quality Planner I or any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings.  All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Identifying and developing emissions reduction strategies in coordination with federal, State, and local partners
  • Developing and implementing project and program goals, performance measures, and milestones
  • Conducting project planning, analysis, quantification, and compliance
  • Presenting ideas and results
  • Assisting with project oversight, including activities by subgrantees and other stakeholders
  • Identifying applicable funding opportunities
  • Providing customer service to partners and stakeholders
  • Monitoring state and federal rulemaking and legislation

Required Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate Windows-based computer programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) desired
  • Working knowledge of automotive industry and/or fleet operations desired

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods
  • At least one year of job-related experience

Salary: Minimum of $42,244 per year 
FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


Transportation Air Quality Planner I - Air Quality Planning and Operations

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a Transportation/Air Quality Planner in Air Quality Planning and Operations to assist with the implementation of innovative emissions reduction strategies to improve air quality in the North Central Texas Region. This position is being sought to support work in projects aimed at addressing emissions from high-emitting vehicles and work directly with the automotive industry, various State agencies, and other related nonprofit organizations with regard to outreach, education, and technical assistance on strategies that reduce emissions from vehicles, applicable regulations, and incentives. Typical initiatives include a wide range of vehicle and technology programs, research and demonstration projects, and regional air quality policies.  This posting is for the entry-level Transportation/Air Quality Planner I position. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for the mid-level Transportation/Air Quality Planner II position or any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting with emission reduction strategy identification and development in coordination with federal, State, and local partners
  • Assisting with development and implementation of project and program goals, performance measures, and milestones
  • Conducting project planning, analysis, and quantification
  • Presenting ideas and results
  • Assisting with project oversight, including activities by subgrantees and other stakeholders
  • Assisting with the identification of applicable funding opportunities
  • Providing customer service to partners and stakeholders
  • Monitoring of State and federal rulemaking and legislation

Required Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate Windows-based computer programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) desired
  • Working knowledge of automotive industry and/or fleet operations desired

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods
  • One year of job-related experience or less

Salary: Minimum of $36,976 per year  
FLSA: Non-Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


Intern-Community Outreach

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking an Intern to support the Transportation Department’s community outreach and public involvement program. Typical initiatives include contributing to government relations efforts related to transportation projects and programs by assisting with monitoring state and federal legislation and rulemaking related to transportation and air quality initiatives. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for another Intern position or any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings.  Qualified candidates must be attending an accredited college or university while in the position and able to work at the NCTCOG offices in Arlington, Texas.  All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.

Ideal candidates should be able to work at least 25 hours a week while attending school.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting with the preparation of summary materials
  • Assisting with summarizing legislative activity
  • Assisting with drafting and transmitting correspondence
  • Maintaining legislative contact information
  • Assisting with the development of publications
  • Assisting with media monitoring
  • Gathering and organizing materials to take to community events
  • Assisting with web and social media content development
  • Assisting with organizing meetings or other events
  • Attending meetings and community events
  • Serving as a representative of NCTCOG’s goals and mission

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access software desired
  • General knowledge of federal and state legislative processes
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented, organized, and creative with ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Required Experience

  • Work requires knowledge in a general professional or technical field that may be obtained with six-months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency.
  • Must be attending an accredited college or university during employment. Pursuit of a degree in political science, communications or planning is preferred, but not required.
  • No work experience required.

Salary: Minimum of $11.43 per hour 
FLSA: Non Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Intern


Air Quality Operations Services Assistant I - AirCheckTexas Program

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, NCTCOG has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area.  The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking an Air Quality Operations Service Assistant to carry out daily activities required to administer the AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience as well as a current resume. 

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Reviewing application packets for completeness
  • Processing applications for approval
  • Determining participant eligibility
  • Providing written and oral feedback to applicants
  • Preparing applicant reports
  • Answering phone calls – heavy call volume
  • Providing customer service to the public and partner agencies
  • Supporting records management efforts
  • Assisting with large mailings

Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently in both English and Spanish desired
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment
  • Proficient in operating Windows-based computer programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Required Experience

  • Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with six-months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency
  • One year of job-related experience or less

Salary: Minimum of $29,439 per year 
FSLA:
 Non-exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


Solutions Analyst/Business Analyst/System Administrator

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is seeking a Solutions Analyst for the Research & Information Services Department. NCTCOG assists local governments in the 16-counties surrounding DFW with recognizing regional opportunities, eliminating unnecessary duplication, and making joint decisions for sound regional development and mutual benefit.

Job Description
This position will act as a technology consultant and business analyst to help customers identify and implement business needs, document requirements and implement solutions. Primary software of responsibility will be Laserfiche, but the position may also support other systems in a secondary capacity. Tasks will include performing system administration and application upgrades, making configuration changes, serving as the primary held desk ticket support person for the software, and training end users.

The position will be part of the System Solutions team serving under the RIS Applications team, and will report to IT management. It will regularly both serve and collaborate with:

  • agency users
  • technical staff such as developers and analysts
  • 3rd party support/service providers
  • project managers

Required Skills
Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional and technical field normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years experience. Preferred applicants:

  • Experience in Enterprise Systems
  • Project Management and Business Analyst skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Critical thinking abilities
  • Advanced skills and knowledge in approaches and systems
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with Laserfiche. Experience with SharePoint or CRM is also a plus

Come join a team of professionals working to implement and support leading information system technologies for our region.

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Apply here.


Network Administrator

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. NCTCOG serves a 16 county region of North Central Texas, which is centered around the two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. NCTCOG has over 230 member governments including 16 counties, numerous cities, school districts, and special districts.

Technology plays a critical role in the delivery of services to our communities. Does joining an IT team supporting community enrichment, clean air initiatives, state and federal program management and the Texas Workforce Commission make you say “Awesome”? Would you like to make a difference in a customer focused technology team for the 4th largest metropolitan area in the United States?

If you answered yes, the North Central Texas Council of Governments, the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Dallas-Fort Worth region, is looking for you. Applications are currently being accepted for a Network Administrator – Infrastructure Services.

Candidates will be responsible for maintaining network servers, routers, switches and other equipment, coordinating and overseeing installation of network-related hardware and software, providing network-related user support and monitoring network performance.  All work is conducted in the office however, some limited, periodic remote work may be possible. Commuting to various worksites and participation in on-call rotation, inclusive of non-business hour support, are requirements.

Required Skills
Work experience in the enterprise technology industry as a network or system administrator or related field. CCNA is strongly preferred but may not be required for the right candidate. Strong knowledge of Cisco networking, Cisco VoIP, Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008, Server 2012 R2, Windows 7, Windows 10, MS Office products,Office 365, Azure, network connectivity, and Active Directory preferred. Candidate must possess strong relational, communication, enterprise data center, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Providing personal transportation to/from a wide variety of North Central Texas worksites is required.

Required Experience

Associate’s degree in a related field of study and 3-5 years of experience.

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

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Loan Specialist

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary: $38,035.00-$62,308.00
Date Posted: 9/21/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day. HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
The Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation (H-GALDC) is a certified development company (CDC) that was created in the early 1980’s by the Houston-Galveston Area Council to promote economic development and job creation throughout the 13-county Upper Gulf Coast Region of Texas. H-GALDC is growing and we are looking for a qualified, detail oriented Loan Specialist to join our team!

As a Loan Specialist your main responsibility is to process SBA 504 loans and ensure all loan documents are up to date and in compliance with SBA policies. Strong communication skills are paramount for success in this position as you will serve as the point of contact for updates on all loans in process. You will work closely with lenders to ensure all loans adhere to program requirements and clients to gather required loan documentation. Other responsibilities include preparing loan packages for submittal to underwriting, verifying collateral and perfecting liens. The ideal candidate would be one who has experience working with financial documents such as credit reports, insurance documents and bank statements. Experience processing and servicing Commercial and/or SBA loans is preferred.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or a related field of study.
  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.
  • Three (3) years of experience in servicing and/or processing loans.
  • Exposure to financial documents such as credit reports, insurance documents and bank statements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications and loan tracking and servicing systems.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or a related field of study.
  • Five (5) years of experience in servicing and/or processing loans.
  • Experience in processing and servicing Commercial and/or SBA loans.

Apply online via: https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.


Data Analyst

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Salary: $47,477.00-$79,128.00
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: 10/5/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day. HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
H-GAC is looking for a Data Analyst to join our Community & Environmental Socio-Economic team. H-GAC’s Socio-Economic Modeling program produces a regional growth forecast, an essential tool used by local governments in transportation and other long-range planning. The program conducts the ongoing collection and analysis of employment, population, and land use data, and provides tools for local governments to access US Census Data.

The primary responsibilities of the Data Analyst will be to gather, maintain and analyze large data sets. This individual will serve as a primary point of contact for all internal and external data requests. We are looking for someone who has experience using SAS to integrate data from multiple sources in order to conduct studies, forecast models and to generate reports. Experience working with socio-economic and census data is fundamental for success in this role.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Sociology, Planning Statistics or a related field of study.
  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.
  • Three (3) years of experience in data frames, data set designs, maintaining large volumes of data, producing forecasting models and reporting.
  • Exposure and understanding of various data theories, principals and presentation techniques.
  • Experience in reading and writing SAS code for data processing and management.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Five (5) years of experience in a previous data analytics role
  • Managing short and long term projects
  • Strong hands-on experience in BASE SAS, SAS SQL, and SAS MACRO

Apply online via: https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.


Business Development Officer

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary: $67,688.00-$110,846.00
Date Posted: 10/5/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day. HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
The Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation (H-GALDC) is a certified development company (CDC) that was created in the early 1980’s by the Houston-Galveston Area Council to promote economic development and job creation throughout the 13-county Upper Gulf Coast Region of Texas. As H-GALDC continues to grow, we are looking for a talented Business Development Officer to assist in building our portfolio.

The Business Development Officers main responsibility will be to identify, solicit and close on new SBA 504 loans. We are looking for someone who can develop a wide network of referral sources and lead the growth of the H-GAC Local Development Corporation. This individual will be charged with planning, hosting and leading marketing and training events in regards to the SBA 504 program, processes and requirements. The successful candidate must have business development or sales experience with a financial institution and have a strong understanding of SBA regulations and SBA 504 loan requirements. Strong communication, analytical and relationship building skills are vital for success in this role.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or a related field of study.
  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in business development or sales for a financial institution or comparable industry.
  • Working knowledge of SBA regulations, SBA 504 loan requirements and application procedures.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Finance or a related field of study.
  • Eight (8) years of experience in business development or sales for a financial institution or comparable industry.
  • Two (2) years’ experience with an SBA Certified Development Company.

Apply online via: https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.


Loan Coordinator

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary: $47,477.00-$79,128.75
Date Posted: 9/21/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day. HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
The Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation (H-GALDC) is a certified development company (CDC) that was created in the early 1980’s by the Houston-Galveston Area Council to promote economic development and job creation throughout the 13-county Upper Gulf Coast Region of Texas. As H-GALDC continues to grow, we are looking for a talented Loan Coordinator to join our team.

As the Loan Coordinator you are responsible for the accurate and efficient processing and servicing of SBA 504 loans. This includes documenting and tracking new loans, extensions, modifications and liquidations. You will be responsible for updating and tracking loans to ensure compliance with SBA policies. Other responsibilities include working with customers and vendors to order, maintain and update all required loan documents. We are looking for someone who is accustomed with reviewing financial documents and preferably has a background in commercial lending and/or SBA loans. Accuracy and attention to detail are critical aspects of this job.

Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or a related field of study.

  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.
  • Three (3) years of experience in servicing and/or processing loans.
  • Exposure to financial documents such as credit reports, insurance documents and bank statements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications and loan tracking and servicing systems.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Five (5) years of experience in servicing and/or processing loans.
  • Experience in processing and servicing Commercial and/or SBA loans.

Apply online via: https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.


Project Manager

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary: $67,688.00-$110,846.00
Date Posted: 10/3/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day. HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
H-GAC works with the Gulf Coast Workforce Board and the Board’s operating affiliate, Workforce Solutions. During the last year, Workforce Solutions has provided service to more than 355,000 people in the region. These services include job placement, career planning, and financial aid to help individuals get a job, keep a job, or get a better job. H-GAC in partnership with Workforce Solutions is striving to expand their reach to an even larger population through target population projects and expansion of existing programs. In order to support this expansion, we are seeking an experience Project Manager to join our team.

The role of the Workforce Systems Project Manager is to assist with the planning and development of new large scale projects as well as maintain and streamline current programs and procedures. This includes developing action plans, analyzing goals, monitoring deadlines and providing updates on project status. The Project Manager will serve as the primary point of contact and liaison between third party contractors and internal partners in order to develop and foster collaborative relationships between all key functional stakeholders. In addition, this individual is responsible for ensuring that the delivery of programs and services re in accordance with the Workforce Board’s directive and is compliant with all federal, state and local laws and regulations. We are looking for a candidate with project management and leadership experience and the proven ability to deliver large scale projects on-time, within budget and with a high level of customer satisfaction.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Government, Public Administration or a related field of study.
  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.
  • Five (5) years of experience in managing large scale projects
  • Proven ability to work with various stakeholders in bringing projects to completion on time and within budget.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office software applications as well as accepted project management principles.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Government, Public Administration or a related field of study.
  • Eight (8) years of experience in managing large scale workforce systems projects.
  • Experience in public administration projects and a high degree of understanding of applicable federal, state and local government agency procedures and processes.
  • Project Management certification.

Apply online via: https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.


Workforce Facilities Coordinator

Job Description
The purpose of this position is to coordinate the maintenance, repair, and general upkeep of the Workforce Development Board’s permanent and mobile workforce centers. To accomplish this within the permanent Workforce Centers, this position will respond to maintenance and repair requests submitted via an automated on line maintenance tracking system (or by telephone if an emergency situation). This position may also be required to perform general maintenance and repairs such as replacing ceiling tiles and light bulbs and unclogging drains. This position will need to obtain all the necessary skills to effectively drive and operate all the various internal components of the mobile workforce center. They will also coordinate the maintenance and repair of the mobile workforce center and the other workforce vehicles by driving them to the various preapproved maintenance and repair vendors. Required Skills Experience with microsoft applications Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work enviromnent of the Agency. Required Experience Minimum of three years of experience and 6 months to 1 years advanced study or training past high school equivalency. A valid state issued driver's license.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Intern - Fiscal Management

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking Interns to provide support for fiscal- and grant-related services, especially focused on records maintenance, procurement, and contract coordination. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. Qualified candidates must be attending an accredited college or university while in the position and able to work at the NCTCOG offices in Arlington, Texas. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume. 

Ideal candidates should be able to work at least 25 hours a week while attending school.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Updating and organizing files
  • Labeling and preparing documents
  • Entering data into spreadsheets and databases
  • Copying and scanning documents
  • Compiling lists and reports
  • Creating flowcharts and other process documents
  • Performing data comparisons and analyses
  • Other general administrative assignments

Required Skills

  • Detail oriented, organized, and ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound mathematical skills
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with SharePoint a plus.

Required Experience

  • Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency.
  • Must be attending an accredited college or university during employment. Pursuit of a degree in a related field desired.
  • No work experience required, at least one year of school-related experience preferred

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Salary: Minimum of $11.43 per hour

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Intern

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


IT Project Manager/IT Manager

Job Description
Information Technology Manager – Projects
Do you like being the person who moves projects across the finish line? Do you want to be part of a leadership team that encourages innovation, collaboration and transparency?  Do you enjoy seeing technology used to improve efficiency and effectiveness?  Do you want to work for an organization that assists local governments in the 16-counties surrounding DFW with recognizing regional opportunities, eliminating unnecessary duplication, and making joint decisions for sound regional development and mutual benefit? If yes, and if you have the skills and experience described below, we have an Information Technology Manager position that you need to apply for.

NOTE: This position will not be available until October 1, 2016; however, applications are being accepted now.

This position will lead a new Projects team in the Research & Information Services (RIS) department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). This Projects team will assist RIS and the Agency with prioritizing new initiatives and increasing the chances that each effort is completed on-time, on-budget and on-scope.

This position will report to the Chief Technology Officer and will require heavy communication and collaboration with:

  • the Senior IT Managers over the RIS Applications and Operations teams
  • the IT Managers over the RIS User Services, Infrastructure, System Solutions, and Development teams
  • the Information Security Officer
  • RIS technical staff like developers, analysts, network/system administrators, etc.
  • project owners and stakeholders
  • 3rd party support/service providers and implementation teams

This position will primarily serve in the following roles:

Project management – This position will act as the primary IT project manager for several concurrent projects at a time and will use project management software to track each effort. This position will define and recommend standards and processes for RIS project management. These are some examples of projects that may be managed by this position:

  • Discovery, design and implementation of new business solutions built with enterprise applications like Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Laserfiche and/or SharePoint.
  • Website redesign and migration to new Website Content Management System
  • Major infrastructure upgrades and PC replacement efforts
  • Custom .NET application development efforts

Project portfolio management – This position will manage our portfolio of IT projects by:

  • Coordinating RIS’ participation in the pre-project planning/governance process
  • Determining the impact of proposed projects on existing projects
  • Identifying project cost estimates, resource requirements, timelines, risks, etc
  • Serving as the primary user and manager of our project management and project portfolio management software
  • Defining and recommending standards and processes for RIS project portfolio management

Contract/vendor management – This position will manage multiple contracts with 3rd party vendors who provide technology staffing for staff augmentation needs, development/implementation services for project assistance beyond our internal capacity/skillsets, and ongoing technical support services. This position will oversee the addition of new vendors and will ensure that existing vendors are meeting expectations and contract terms.

Supervision – This position will lead the RIS Projects team, which at first will be a “team of one” comprised of this single IT Manager position. It is not currently anticipated that this position will supervise any direct reports in fiscal year 2017 (ending on 9/30/17). This will change in the event that we hire project manager or business analyst employees or contractors at a future date, which will report to this IT Manager position. Therefore, supervisory experience is required.

Required Skills

  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong speaking and presentation skills, including the ability to confidently speak to a room filled with executives and/or project stakeholders
  • Strong skills in managing effective and productive meetings
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Experience supervising and managing teams
  • Experience using project management software
  • Experience with project management and project portfolio management
  • Experience with vendor and contract management

Preferred

  • Experience using Microsoft Project
  • Experience using project portfolio management software
  • Experience performing business analyst functions such as requirements gathering/management and process mapping
  • Experience drafting and reviewing requests for proposals, contracts, statements of work and related types of documents
  • Experience with defining and implementing IT governance and/or project portfolio management processes

Required Experience

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Technology or a related field of study or equivalent work and management experience in the enterprise technology industry.
  • At least 5 years of related professional experience

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


911 Operations Specialist

Job Description
Does working with the North Central Texas Council of Governments 9-1-1 Program sound exciting to you? Just imagine:

  • Providing citizens of all ages education on how to call 9-1-1, when to call 9-1-1, and what to say when calling 9-1-1.
  • Event planning, developing media campaigns and working with social media, surveys and updating web pages.
  • Develop and plan education, training, meetings, and other outreach events.
  • Serving as a liaison between the 9-1-1 Program and the agencies we serve.
  • Providing classroom and one-on-one training.
  • Providing quality assurance of equipment and manage mandatory training requirements.

The purpose of the Operations Specialist is to facilitate quality communications and maintain accurate operations of the Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) services. If working in a fast-paced, detail oriented, multi-tasked environment sounds exciting, this position is for you!

Required Skills
The essential function for this position is to:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work under pressure and in time sensitive situations
  • Ability to support and carry out departmental public education, training, marketing, and publication activities
  • Ability to contribute to the planning of public education, training, meetings, and other outreach events to include social media;
  • Ability to contribute to the conduct of the 9-1-1 Department and specialty surveys, updating Web pages
  • Ability to contribute to the development of 9-1-1 publications and communications material
  • Other duties include serving as a 9-1-1 Department representative.

Required Experience
Associates Degree and 3 years relative experience.

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Emergency Preparedness Program Assistant II

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a Full Time Emergency Preparedness Program Assistant II to provide project and program support to the Department of Emergency Preparedness. Primary work will be in the State Homeland Security Program, but may include work in Urban Area Security Initiative, Citizen Corps Program, or other Homeland Security Grant Programs.

The purpose of this position is to support department functions through program development and implementation. This is accomplished through project planning, working knowledge of the Homeland Security Grant Program, meeting coordination and leadership, coordinating and writing regional Investment Justifications, completing regional plans and assessments, developing program reports and correspondence, and effective time management and professional communications with stakeholders. Successful candidate will also work in grant management, website maintenance, and will provide other professional support to the Emergency Preparedness Department and its related committees and working groups.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in emergency management, public administration or other related field of study
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to present professional, detailed reports and updates to staff, emergency management professionals, elected officials, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with ability to multi-task
  • Disciplined self-starter who thrives in both team and individual environments

Required Experience

  • Proven experience with project planning in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Facilitating group decision making process for desired outcomes
  • Grant Management
  • Working knowledge of public sector work environments
  • College course emphasis or work experience in the field of emergency preparedness or homeland security is highly desired
  • Understanding of and experience with the Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Knowledge of the Homeland Security Grant Program

FLSA: Exempt
Salary: $39,521.00

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Risk and Compliance Auditor

Job Description
The purpose of this position is to ensure monitored programs achieve intended results, resources are used effectively, waste, fraud and abuse are minimized and that timely information is captured and reported. This is accomplished with minimal supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The Auditor will perform most aspects of fiscal monitoring. This process includes assisting with planning and performing external and internal monitoring, analyzing financial records, conducting internal and field monitoring, preparing draft monitoring reports and process flows. Other duties include assessment of risk in various monitoring situations, providing desk reviews of Subrecipient’s annual audits, assisting Accounting staff and providing other related services to assure compliance with contract and fiscal responsibility. Position reports to the Supervising Senior Auditor.

Required Skills

  • Performs external contract compliance monitoring by assisting with the risk assessment evaluation of risk to identify and assign risk to Sub-recipients and/or Contractors and other areas utilizing appropriate risk assessment criteria; assists Risk, & Compliance Division by participating in annual monitoring plan development of monitoring programs, including monitoring the identified activities and subcontractors; analyzing financial records; conducting desk reviews; providing field monitoring and coordinating monitoring activities through the Supervising Senior Auditor, along with other related work.
  • Works with the Supervising Senior Auditor to schedule on-site monitoring visits based on risk assessment evaluation. Occasional travel may be required within the NCTCOG 16 county region.
  • Infrequent travel may be required out of region.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply appropriate rules and regulations as applicable to the respective funding source. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, both orally and in writing, with a diverse group of people and personalities. Seeks assistance when needed.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently, under supervision, and within strict deadlines. Works with Supervising Senior Auditor to prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of and skill in using current word processing and spreadsheet software packages including TeamMate, BlueWorks Live, Access, and ACL.
  • Utilize work programs prepared for respective entities being monitored that are appropriate for the grant type and source of funds; research contract specifications and include contract considerations within monitoring instruments. Works with the Supervising Senior Auditor to tailor to specific entities being monitored areas of review.
  • Assists with analyzing financial records by reviewing the accounting systems and financial records; analyzing internal controls. Works with Supervising Senior Auditor in making appropriate and necessary changes to the monitoring programs.
  • Assists the Supervising Senior Auditor and other Risk & Compliance Division and accounting staff by answering questions; assisting in the preparation of reports and providing other functions as requested or needed. Provides other related services by handling correspondence related to monitoring areas; attending meetings and training sessions.
  • Assists with desk reviews of Subrecipients’ annual audits by using a desk review instrument and checklist and ensuring the annual audit is in compliance with FMGC, Uniform Guidance and/or OMB Circular A-133 and State of Texas Single Audit Circular.

Required Experience
Work requires specific contract compliance knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree. Over one year up to and including three years.

Salary: $42,244 - $55,602 depending on qualifications

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


IT Manager - User Services

Job Description
Technology plays a critical role in the delivery of services to our communities. Do you enjoy leading IT teams serving internal staff in their technology needs? Does growing an IT team supporting community enrichment, clean air initiatives, state and federal program management and the Texas Workforce Commission make you say “Awesome”? Would you like to manage a customer focused technology team for the 4th largest metropolitan area in the United States?

If you answered yes, the North Central Texas Council of Governments, the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Dallas-Fort Worth region is looking for you. Applications are currently being accepted for an IT Manager – User Services.

Candidates will lead the User Services IT team which includes help desk, computer and customer support functions; collaborate with stakeholders to develop and manage effective processes; help establish, measure and report on metrics and resource utilization; accurately create and lead life-cycle asset management and software inventory; effectively plan and execute staff training and skill-set knowledge depth; establish customer satisfaction and engagement guidelines; coach & mentor staff to exceed expectations in high quality results; grow a highly effective, supported, integrated team with limited resources; provide daily interaction with team members and customers toward problem resolution; manage team performance toward agency goals and high quality results; other planning, management and related activities in support of organizational goals. Some limited, periodic remote work may be possible while commuting to various worksites is a requirement.

Required Skills
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Technology or a related field of study or equivalent work and management experience in the enterprise technology industry. IT or IT Service Desk management experience is strongly preferred but may not be required for the right candidate. Candidate must possess strong relational, communication, computer, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Providing personal transportation to/from a wide variety of North Central Texas worksites is required. Required Experience This position requires a minimum of 5 years of experience.

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Accounting Services Supervisor

Job Description
Responsibilities include directing, supervising, assisting and reviewing the day-to-day activities of the core support services functions in the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll areas; training personnel and preparing various account reconciliation and analysis. Other duties include financial analysis, Ad-hoc reporting and analysis, as well as recommending and implementing process improvements.

Required Skills

  • Work requires a broad knowledge in a general professional field, normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study, with a concentration in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Critical-thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • A solid background of the general ledger with the ability to complete complex research and inquiries to provide proper resolution
  • Advanced Excel skills such as the use of functions and pivot tables
  • Report writing skills using a business intelligence application

Required Experience
The position requires a minimum of three years increasing accounting experience and responsibility to include accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll. Applicants must possess strong supervisory skills with 2-5 years experience preferred. Experience in computer applications with proficiency in MS Office is essential. A significant experience in reconciling large corporate bank accounts is also highly desired.

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Regional Planner

Job Title: Regional Planner
Job ID: CE14037
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary: $47,477.00-$79,128.75
Date Posted:  8/25/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day.  HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
H-GAC is seeking a Regional Planner to join the Sustainable Development team within our Community and Environmental department. Through cooperation with local governments, H-GAC’s Community and Environmental Planning Department improves the quality of life for residents across the region. Creating walkable residential and employment centers and providing connections for pedestrians and bicyclists are core elements in H-GAC’s Livable Centers and Pedestrian-Bicycle programs.

As the Regional Planner you will have the opportunity to design procedures and develop regional plans for a range of sustainable development programs. This is a key support role in which you will assist in the preparation and execution of various committee meetings and training workshops. The major job duties in this role include collecting and analyzing data, researching best practices and additional funding opportunities and responding to inquiries on current projects. Strong project management, communication and presentation skills are crucial for success in this role. You must be able provide professional and timely feedback to a variety of audiences.  

So what are we looking for in a candidate? We are pursuing an individual who enjoys and is passionate about a multitude of sustainable development program initiatives. The Community & Environmental team is one that demonstrates strong team work, an “all hands on deck” attitude and are passionate about doing whatever it takes to improve the quality of life for our citizens. We are looking for someone who shares these same values and who is not afraid to think outside of the box, brainstorm and bring new ideas to the table. You must be a person who enjoys researching, reporting and interacting with the community. If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you!  

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Regional Planning or related field

  • Three (3) years’ experience in urban or regional planning, monitoring and reporting.

  • Thorough knowledge of pertinent policies, regulations and best management practices.

  • Ability to plan and effectively manage complex, long-term projects

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Five (5) years’ experience in urban and regional planning, monitoring and reporting.

  • Experience with GIS and/or graphics software including Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and SketchUp

Apply online via:  https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status. 


ADRC Case Manager

Job Description
The purpose of this position is to help persons of all ages who have physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in accessing long-term services and supports.  The case manager will identify consumer needs and preferences; determine which federal state, and/or local programs can meet such needs; and make referrals to such programs, as appropriate.  Most of the work is conducted over the phone.

Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with persons who have physical, intellectual, developmental, and/or mental disabilities
  • Excellent working knowledge of federal, state, and local resources for persons with disabilities.  Working knowledge of Medicaid and Medicaid waiver programs preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred

Required Experience

  • At least one year's experience providing social service information and referral and/or case management services to persons with disabilities
  • Experience in person-centered planning preferred 

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Administration Intern-Audit & Accounting

Job Description
The Administration Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments seeks an Intern to support the audit and accounting teams.  The Administration Department is responsible for fiscal management, grants administration and budgeting; administration of purchasing, human resources, insurance, the retirement system, records management, and office space; as well as operation of the office supply, mailroom and copy center.

This position will perform a variety of general accounting and audit support tasks in the department.  This position will work a flexible weekly schedule of at least 16 hours and up to 29 hours per week for a period up to December 2017. 

Required Skills

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university pursuing a degree in Accounting or closely related field of study.  Prefer students with at least 2 years completed towards a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or student pursuing a Master's degree in Accounting.
  • General accounting and business process knowledge related to the financial process
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in Excel
  • Interest in learning audit software is a plus  

Salary: $11.43/hr or higher depending on qualifications

FLSA: Non-Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

To apply, go to https://nctcog.silkroad.com


Senior Accountant

Job Description
The purpose of this position is to manage the Grant Funds and Budgets under multiple funding sources and streams.  This is accomplished by overseeing and administering purchase requisitions, timesheets and accounts payable vouchers; completing funding agency financial reports and billing statements to funding agencies, assisting with duties related to fixed assets; and preparing monthly reports for management usage and analysis.  Other duties include reconciling the general ledger accounts specific to assigned grants, reviewing requests for payments, assisting in the completion of the Comprehensive Audited Financial Report and providing various support duties for the department.

  • Work requires a broad knowledge in the general professional field, normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree, with a concentration in Accounting or Finance   
  • Critical-thinking and problem solving skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Advanced Excel skills such as the use of functions and pivot tables
  • Report writing skills using a business intelligence application
  • Attention to detail, ability to organize and prioritize, self motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Required Experience
The position requires a minimum of three years increasing accounting experience and responsibility to include experience in computer applications with proficiency in MS Office  A solid background in maneuvering through the general ledger and previous experience with budgeting and forecasting is highly desirable.

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

To apply, go to https://nctcog.silkroad.com


Learning & Development Supervisor

Job Description
The purpose of this position is to devise a statewide learning and development training strategy, oversee its implementation and assess its outcomes. Organizational needs will be identified and they will drive suitable training initiatives that will enhance employees’ skills, performance, productivity and quality of work. This position has high visibility with stakeholders and is a key contributor to engage and retain employees through learning and development initiatives. This role collaborates HR business partners to identify and develop action plan solutions to their talent needs. This position will oversee and support maintenance and future development of the Learning Management System (LMS) and other related software initiatives.

Required Skills
Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree. Proven working experience as a training manager and designing and executing successful training programs.

Required Experience
Over three years up to and including five years in learning and supervision. Valid state issued driver's license. Learning certifications preferred. Must have the ability to travel up to 20% within the DFW region when business needs arise and occasionally within the state of Texas.

Minimum Salary: $63,104

FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/.


Environment & Development Planner II

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. NCTCOG is located in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.

The Department of Environment and Development is seeking experienced professionals to join its team as an Environment & Development Planner I, II or III, depending on qualifications. Successful applicants will work under the general direction of the Manager of Environment and Development Programs to pursue a variety of goals to achieve Sustainable Environmental Excellence (SEE) in this region. Assignments may include a variety of topics, including but not limited to, water resources planning for storm water quality and quantity, solid waste management, public works coordination, or planning for the growth that promotes quality of life improvement initiatives. For more information about department programs, please see the following link: http://www.nctcog.org/envir/programs.asp.

This posting is for the Environment and Development Planner II position and applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online. To be considered for the Environment and Development I and III Planner positions, applicants will need to apply online separately for those postings.

The purpose of this position is to assist more senior professional staff in the completion of projects and assignments related to the Department of Environment & Development, and to serve as project coordinator for assigned projects and/or primary contact for assigned committees. This will be accomplished by assisting with other projects and committees, as well as assisting other staff with outreach, grantor agency support and researching funding opportunities.

Duties include planning and preparing materials for meetings, conducting research, meeting with staff and interacting with outside committees, and administrative work to include reviewing and revising documents, facilitating the outreach of NCTCOG within the region, program planning and development, monitoring the schedules of deliverables and budgets of contracts, grant writing, and representing the Agency beyond the region.

Required Skills
Applicants must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, computer skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, and the ability to work in a team environment. Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office computer software is required. Must be comfortable with basic presentation skills to internal and external groups.

Required Experience
Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree in a related field of study. 1 year work experience in the environment and development fields and/or local government operations is preferred.

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/.


Environment & Development Planner I

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. NCTCOG is located in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. NCTCOG is located in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.

The Department of Environment and Development is seeking experienced professionals to join its team as an Environment & Development Planner I depending on qualifications. Successful applicants will work under the general direction of the Manager of Environment and Development Programs to pursue a variety of goals to achieve sustainable environmental excellence in this region. Assignments may include a variety of topics, including but not limited to, water resources planning for storm water quality and quantity, solid waste management, public works coordination, energy and renewable energy, or planning for growth that promotes quality of life improvement initiatives. For more information about department programs, please visit the following link: http://www.nctcog.org/envir/programs.asp.

This posting is for the Environment and Development Planner I position and applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online. To be considered for the Environment and Development II and III Planner positions, applicants will need to apply online separately for those postings.

The purpose of this position is to assist and participate in team efforts with more senior professional staff in the completion of projects and assignments related to the Department of Environment & Development. This will be accomplished through planning and preparing materials for meetings, conducting research, and administrative work to include reviewing and revising documents. Other duties include assisting others to facilitate the outreach of NCTCOG within the region, program planning and development, monitoring the schedules of deliverables and budgets of contracts, grant writing, and representing the Agency.

Required Skills
Applicants must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, computer skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills, and the ability to work in a team environment. Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office computer software is required. Must be comfortable with basic presentation skills to internal and external groups.

Required Experience
Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree in a related field of study. 1 year work experience in the environment and development fields and/or local government operations is preferred.

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/.


Senior Transportation Planner - Public Transit Coordination

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The NCTCOG Transportation Department is seeking senior-level individual(s) to assist in planning for and developing public transit projects in North Central Texas. The individual(s) will work closely with public and private transportation providers, local governments, communities, and other stakeholders to plan and develop projects. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience as well as a current resume.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting in the development of the region’s long-range bus and rail plan
  • Working with community stakeholders to assess short-term transportation needs and develop solutions
  • Fostering collaboration with transit providers and communities in developing projects throughout the region
  • Developing transit plans and projects, conducting technical analysis and corridor evaluation and preparing financial and service plans
  • Providing oversight of projects and their performance with respect to cost, time, content, and quality
  • Monitoring and reviewing service plans, technical reports, financial reports and service data created by transit providers to ensure consistency with plans, policies, technical requirements and regulations
  • Responding independently to requests for technical assistance via phone, correspondence, and e-mail and providing technical advice, guidance materials, references to published work, and contacts with other technical staff with related expertise
  • Delivering oral presentations
  • Developing presentation materials
  • Supervising staff

Required Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate Windows-based computer programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Access
  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work with communities to develop solutions\
  • Ability to work with federal, state or local transportation programs
  • Short-term or long-range transportation planning experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Federal Transit Administration programs and planning requirements desired

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods (Transportation Planning, Urban/Regional Planning, Public Administration, Engineering, or related area)
  • At least three years of job-related experience

FLSA: Exempt

Salary: Minimum of $55,18 per year

Job Location: Arlington, Texas

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Principal-Level Sustainable Development Planner

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The NCTCOG Transportation Department is seeking a principal-level Planner to assume a leadership role in the management of areas within the Sustainable Development Program, which includes transportation and school siting, land-use, economic development, and transit-oriented development (TOD) planning. This individual will serve as a Principal Transportation Planner preparing and implementing programs and projects related to various sustainable development initiatives, as well as overseeing staff activities. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience as well as a current resume.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Managing project activities, including budget expenditures
  • Documenting project progress and ensuring accurate and timely completion
  • Drafting and delivering presentations
  • Handling special assignments outside of daily tasks
  • Managing the creation of marketing and education outreach materials
  • Designing and implementing reliable technical tools
  • Managing the collection and analysis of data
  • Managing consultant studies
  • Supporting various committees, public outreach, and events
  • Supervising staff
  • Reviewing site plans and projects for trail planning
  • Organizing workshops and training
  • Preparing and reviewing memorandums, letters, documentation, articles, executive summaries and technical reports
  • Drafting technical and policy recommendations for sustainable development activities

Required Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with project schedule development and tracking
  • Understanding of and ability to utilize Census data and American Community Survey (ACS) data for analysis
  • Good interpersonal, customer service skills, with ability to establish collaboration
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders (elected officials, all levels of government, technical staff, interest groups, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure, in time-sensitive situations, and during regularly changing priorities
  • Well versed in project management and time management
  • Ability to accept new techniques and procedures quickly and integrate with daily job functions
  • Advanced knowledge of ESRI GIS software products
  • Experience with design software a plus
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods
  • At least five years of job-related experience

FLSA: Exempt

Salary: Minimum of $63,104 per year

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Senior-Level Sustainable Development Planner

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

The NCTCOG Transportation Department is seeking a senior-level Planner to assume a leadership role in the management of areas within the Sustainable Development Program, which includes transportation and school siting, land-use, economic development, and transit-oriented development (TOD) planning. This individual will serve as a Senior Transportation Planner preparing and implementing programs and projects related to various sustainable development initiatives, as well as overseeing staff activities. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience as well as a current resume.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monitoring and coordinating project activities, including budget expenditures
  • Documenting project progress and ensuring accurate and timely completion
  • Drafting and delivering presentations
  • Handling special assignments outside of daily tasks
  • Creating marketing and education outreach materials
  • Designing and implementing reliable technical tools
  • Participating in the collection and analysis of data
  • Assisting with the management of consultant studies
  • Supporting various committees, public outreach, and events
  • Supervising staff
  • Reviewing site plans and projects for trail planning
  • Organizing workshops and training
  • Preparing and reviewing memorandums, letters, documentation, articles, executive summaries and technical reports
  • Drafting technical and policy recommendations for sustainable development activities

Required Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with project schedule development and tracking
  • Understanding of and ability to utilize Census data and American Community Survey (ACS) data for analysis
  • Good interpersonal, customer service skills, with ability to establish collaboration
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders (elected officials, all levels of government, technical staff, interest groups, etc.)
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure, in time-sensitive situations, and during regularly changing priorities
  • Well versed in project management and time management
  • Ability to accept new techniques and procedures quickly and integrate with daily job function
  • Advanced knowledge of ESRI GIS software products
  • Experience with design software a plus
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods
  • At least three years of job-related experience

FLSA: Exempt

Salary: Minimum of $55,184 per year

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Emergency Preparedness Program Assistant II

Job Description
The North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a Part-Time/20 Program Assistant II to provide support to the Department of Emergency Preparedness. This position will provide project support and program assistance for our department. Primary work will be in the Mitigation Program, but may include work in Homeland Security, Urban Area Security Initiative or other programs.

The purpose of this position is to support department functions through project development and implementation. This is accomplished through project planning, process and task analysis, meeting coordination and leadership, development of program reports and correspondence, professional communications with stakeholders, and budget analysis. Successful candidate will also work in research, grant writing and management, website maintenance, map and chart production, and will provide other professional support to the Emergency Preparedness Department and its related committees as needed.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in emergency management, public administration or other related field of study
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Knowledge of Publisher and Access a plus
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to present to staff and outside clients/officials
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, ability to multi-task
  • Disciplined self-starter who thrives in a team oriented environment

Required Experience

  • Project planning and implementation
  • Internet research
  • Work with the public and/or customer service
  • College course emphasis or work experience in the field of emergency preparedness and/or mitigation
  • Completion of basic Incident Command System (ICS) courses is desired but not required
  • Working knowledge of e-Grants and contract writing experience are desired but not required

FLSA: Non-Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas

Position Type: Part-Time

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


9-1-1 GIS Technician II

Job Description
Since 1991, North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) Regional 9-1-1 Program has served as the planning and implementation organization for 9-1-1 services on behalf of their local governments. While the technology has changed rapidly over the years, today the North Central Texas region boasts some of the most advanced technology in the 9-1-1 industry and continues to stay on the cutting edge. An integral part of the region’s advanced technological deployments has included several comprehensive Geographical Information Systems (GIS) solutions. As NCTCOG coordinates 9-1-1 GIS for 13 counties within the region, the team’s charter is to assist these counties and their municipalities in administering and developing valuable 9-1-1 GIS data.

The NCTCOG 9-1-1 Program is seeking a GIS Technician to collect, maintain, and QA/QC GIS data to coalesce into the Public Safety Enterprise GIS Environment. The position will require a close working relationship with the Regional Addressing Authority in several of the NCTCOG Counties. This position will support the on-going expansion and improvement of GIS services within NCTCOG. Do you have strong technical and GIS skills? Are you considered innovative? Do you demonstrate a customer focus and action orientation to provide quality service to an organization? Do you have a strong sense of teamwork and integrity? If so, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

Required Skills

  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Extensive knowledge of Esri GIS Software products
  • Strong database skills and knowledge of query languages
  • Good decision-making abilities
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure, in time-sensitive situations, and adapting to shifting priorities

Required Experience

  • Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is usually acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree in a related field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Two to three years of related work experience is required or experience in the GIS field.

 FLSA: Exempt

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG. 

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location: Arlington, Texas

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Interested applicants should apply through our career website: https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/


Senior Public Safety Planner

Job ID: PS14010
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary: $53,253.00-$87,236.00
Date Posted: 8/1/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day. HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
The new Senior Public Safety Planner will be a part of our Public Services team and will work closely with regional law enforcement to support criminal justice programs and training. The Public Services department assists Criminal Justice and Homeland Security programs throughout the region by recommending funding to support criminal justice, juvenile delinquency, and justice assistance programs and by coordinating training exercises and purchasing supplies for local law enforcement. As a Senior Public Safety Planner you will be charged with creating, managing and administering contracts for grant programs. This individual will oversee the development and implementation of local, regional or state plans and will monitor program performance objectives. They will participate in technical, policy, and interagency planning meetings in order to provide consultation and technical assistance for planning projects. The Public Safety Planner is responsible for developing procedures for implementing plans or programs and for measuring progress in support of assigned program(s) and/or grant(s). Show off your leadership skills by assisting in training initiatives and serving as a mentor to your team. Strong relationship building and communication skills are essential for success in this role. The most successful candidate will have extensive grant experience preferably in the criminal justice field and proven knowledge in governmental planning.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Homeland Security or a related field of study.
  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.
  • Five (5) years experience in full grant lifecycle processing which includes, reviewing and monitoring grants and training grant applicants.
  • Proven experience in related program design, project management, implementation and reporting

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Eight (8) years experience full grant lifecycle processing which includes, reviewing and monitoring grants and training grant applicants.
  • Experience in governmental program planning and program administration.

Apply online via: https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.


Public Safety Planner

Job ID: HS14003
Job ID: PS14005

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Salary: $47,477.00-$79,128.75
Date Posted: 9/16/16

H-GAC Overview
Serving more than 6 million people in our region, the Houston Galveston Area Council is the cornerstone to address issues that cross city limits and county lines every day. HGAC is made up of 13 county governments, 107 cities, and 11 school districts. HGAC prides itself in serving as an instrument of local government cooperation, promoting the region’s orderly development and the safety and welfare of its citizens.

Opportunity
The new Public Safety Planner will be a part of our Public Services team and will work closely with regional law enforcement to support criminal justice programs and training. The Public Services department assists Criminal Justice and Homeland Security programs throughout the region by recommending funding to support criminal justice, juvenile delinquency, and justice assistance programs and by coordinating training exercises and purchasing supplies for local law enforcement. As a Public Safety Planner you will be charged with managing the full grant lifecycle process which includes monitoring and reviewing grant applications as well as scheduling and conducting grant training workshops. This individual will be responsible for staying up to date on all grant policies and procedures through extensive research. They will compile data and prepare performance reports documenting the results of grant projects and conduct site visits. The Public Safety Planner is responsible for assisting in the development of procedures and conducting planning initiatives in support of assigned program(s) and/or grant(s). The most successful candidate will have extensive grant experience preferably in the criminal justice field. Strong relationship building and communication skills are essential for success in this role.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Homeland Security or a related field of study.
  • Applicable experience may substitute for education.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in full grant lifecycle processing which includes, reviewing and monitoring grants and training grant applicants.
  • Proven experience in related program design, project management, implementation and reporting

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Five (5) years’ experience full grant lifecycle processing which includes, reviewing and monitoring grants and training grant applicants.
  • Experience in governmental program planning and program administration.

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Public Relations Intern

Objective
To ensure a mutually beneficial experience for both the Intern and AACOG, a clear set of expectations and duties should be drafted to clearly define as many activities as possible. This is an unpaid position. 

Qualifications
Candidates should have a strong background in communications, public relations, social sciences, urban planning, public administration, or a related field. In addition, candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to speak before diverse public groups; computer skills using standard word processing and spreadsheet software; and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, a broad cross section of members of the community and public officials. Additional skills in social media, photography, videography, HTML coding, graphic design, Website content management systems, and Adobe products preferred. 

Duties
Under the general direction of the Public Relations Coordinator, provides support for the following: 

A. Attend events and assist PR Department in promoting AACOG and its programs. Events to include press conferences, public meetings, program events, agency road shows, and more. 

B. Update AACOG social media accounts on a daily basis as assigned. Offer ideas for original content, from potential posts to design elements. 

C. Draft calendar and news flashes for review by Public Relations Coordinator prior to release. 

D. Maintain and update the AACOG website as assigned, and submit for PR Coordinator review. 

E. Compile monthly Media/Outreach Report. 

F. Maintain and organize Public Relations Department photo library. 

G. Maintain and update, as necessary, the Public Relations Department membership and media databases. 

H. Performs other such duties as may be required. 

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