Senior Planner - Gulf Coast Workforce Board

Posted 03/07/2024

About Houston-Galveston Area Council

The Houston-Galveston Area Council is one of the largest regional planning commissions in the country with a diverse service area of 13 counties and more than 7 million people. We are the pulse of our region addressing issues that cross city limits and county lines every single day.

We make decisions that affect our transportation system, ensure the safety and well-being of our seniors, connect people to jobs, help families recover from natural disasters, preserve water quality for our children, and so much more. We work to make the region a great place to live, work, and thrive.

What will I be doing? 

  • Assist in the guidance, support, and oversight in matters related to governance and Gulf Coast Workforce Board operations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of comprehensive orientation programs for Gulf Coast Workforce board members and training that are aligned with the TWC’s requirements.
  • Foster positive relationships with board members, stakeholders, and partners.
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to compile and organize materials for board meetings.
  • Support supervisor in working with Executive Director and Administrative Assistant to prepare and distribute board packets in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate records of board meetings, decisions, and actions, while archiving and managing historical board documents for reference.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations as needed.
  • Liaise with the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) board to obtain approvals for items as required by law
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and presentations as needed.
  • Work productivity with a diverse team of individuals
  • Reading, reviewing, interpreting, and enacting written guidance from state, federal, and local governments
  • Reviewing fiscal information and making recommendations that influence system budgeting

Key Qualifications 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and present strategies, leading to successful deliverables and outcomes
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites and SharePoint
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Do you have…  

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable academic discipline or related field of study
  • 5 years of experience working with local government, nonprofit programs, schools, or in job-related duties

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.


$63,104.00 - $117,497.00


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