Posted 05/17/18

The Capital Area Council of Governments, CAPCOG, is an organization of city and county governments in the 10-county region surrounding the Austin metro area created to foster collaboration at the regional level and promote economy and efficiency in the coordinated development of the region.

CAPCOG is seeking a Regional Economic Resiliency Planner. This position is a temporary position funded through a grant awarded by the Economic Development Administration. The primary purpose of this position is to work with communities included in the Hurricane Harvey Federal Disaster Declaration in support of strengthened recovery and resiliency. Work involves grant administration and support including grant application development, progress reporting and administration for the division, as well as routine planning and research work. The position also provides support and training to regional grant applicants. Utilizes an understanding of economic and community development to assist jurisdictions with the identification of projects that enhance regional disaster recovery and economic resilience. Works with local jurisdictions to develop these projects and support grant application development. Facilitates the connection between local project needs and state and federal grant programs.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university is required. Coursework in regional or community planning, public affairs, or public administration preferred.


Required: Experience in planning, economic development, disaster resiliency, and/or grants management.

Preferred: Experience working with Economic Development Administration grants, federal disaster recovery programs.

Salary range: $54,000 – $60,000 based on qualifications

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Application closing date:  Until filled


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Position Type

Regular / Full Time


$54,000-$60,000 DOQ


Capital Area Council of Govts, Burleson Road, Austin, TX, USA