The Department of Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA) is the headquarters for the Arizona National Guard. The Army National Guard is "Always Ready - Always There" providing military forces to accomplish community, State and Federal missions. The Air National Guard maintains excellence with flexible, sustainable, expeditionary and joint interoperable capabilities in all facets of current Federal and State missions. The Division of Emergency Management’s mission is to coordinate emergency services and efforts to governmental agencies to reduce the impact of disaster on person and property. The Division of Administrative Services maintains the business operations of human resources, finance, purchasing/contracting, and legislative activities. Many positions posted do not require military membership.
$20.7883 - $ 37.2445 per hour (DOE)
State Grade 22
This position is not eligible for over-time compensation.
Papago Military Park Military Reservation
The Planner 4 is accountable for a major planning section specializing in long and short range military installation facility planning. This position will manage the land acquisition necessary to support the Arizona Army National Guard facility requirements. As well as, manage master planning, leases, legal instruments, and real property responsibilities for the Arizona Army National Guard (AZ ARNG) Construction and Facilities Management Office. The incumbent of this position will perform long-term planning in support of AZ ARNG daily operations, training, and readiness missions. In addition to, developing, maintaining, and coordinating the state’s Real Property Master Plan (RPMP), Long Range Construction Plan (LRCP), State and Federal Capital Plans, and Facilities Life Cycle Plan (FLCP). The Planner 4 will serve as a principal advisor and action officer to the CFMO on all proposed construction, and facilities management plans and fosters an environment conducive to teaming among service providers and customers to meet AZ ARNG requirements.
Special Job Requirements:
- Plan, organize and supervise the activities of professional and technical personnel involved in the gathering/ compiling, analysis and interpretation of data and the design and modification plans
- Determine project objectives and goals
- Develop planning models, research design and analysis techniques
- Coordinate the work of subordinate staff throughout the planning stages and oversees the written and graphic presentation of findings
- Prepare comprehensive reports
- Coordinate multi-jurisdictional planning reports
- Provides planning assistance to stimulate interest and action among local planning groups
- Attend training seminars and conferences
This position requires possession of, and ability to, retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.). In and Out of State travel required. Candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal history investigation as well as possess the ability to achieve a favorable National Agency Check with investigation for purpose of obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Desired Qualifications:
- Principles and practices utilized in research and planning
- Local planning resources
- Government organization and procedures
- Community planning concepts, principles, theories, regulations, and methods to identify and develop and maintain an installation master (development) plan and supporting programs
- Gathering, assembling, and analyzing facts; draw conclusions; devise solutions to problems that are conventional in nature; and identify changes and trends
- Automated systems and programs such as CADD, GIS, project tracking, and other software programs
- Budget requirements for the program for current and out-years in compliance with the Anti-Deficiency Act
- Applying professional planning principles and techniques utilized in planning studies and/or projects
- Applying supervisory and work leadership techniques
- Defining project requirements
- Effectively interact with other agency staff, local governments and the public
- Establish and maintain productive working relationships
- Express ideas clearly and concisely in oral, written and graphic formats
Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education, and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities as described. Preferred candidate will possess a B.S. or B.A. in community planning; or related field such as urban affairs, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, sociology, geography, economics, political science, or public administration. This includes at least 12 semester hours in the planning process, socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, urban and regional economic analysis, and development finance.
Unless otherwise noted in this announcement, the State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, wellness, life insurance for employees and dependents, short and long-term disability and flexible spending accounts. Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).
DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer