OVRDC Available Positions

Research/Planning Specialist Position

Under the direction of the Planning/Development Director, the Research/Planning Specialist is primarily responsible for developing and implementing OVRDC’s Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) mapping; assisting with the development of short and long range transportation plan, as well as disseminating census data, providing research support, including statistics, tables and graphics for OVRDC members and staff and major reports and plans of OVRDC.  Duties will also include field research and data collection; preparation of maps, reports, correspondence and presentations; and participation in public participation activites.

Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in geography, geology, social science or planning with at least one year of GIS and research experience or education; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.   No special license or certification required.

Excellent benefit package including major medical, dental, and vision insurance and Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.  Annual salary range $30,000 and up.

Submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Research/Planning Position, Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission, 73 Progress Drive, Waverly, Ohio 45690-1196, or email to sclark@ovrdc.org.  All resumes must be received by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2015.


“An Equal Opportunity Employer”