Posted 12/19/22

Planning & Economic Development Manager

This position manages the agency’s economic development program and develops initiatives to support the regional economic development plan (EDA funded CEDS) working with the Capital Area Economic Development District board. Transportation, land use, housing and other growth and development issues are also managed by this position with the goal of tying them to economic development projects and trends in the region. Work also includes research and data analyses and mapping to support the work described above. Read the full job description. 

To apply, please download the application. Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to, by mail, or by fax with the position title in the subject line. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from accredited university with major coursework in economics, regional or urban planning. Either a master’s degree in planning from an accredited university or an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is preferred.

Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience working at a local or regional level on planning and economic development issues including data analyses and GIS mapping work.

Salary Range: $72,000 – $80,000

Application Closing Date: Open until filled

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$72,000 - $80,000


Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), Burleson Road, Austin, TX, USA