Seneca Regional Planning Commission seeking Planning & Administrative Assistant

rpc-logoThe Seneca Regional Planning Commission is seeking to hire a talented individual to join an organization responsible for planning and community development for one of the top counties in Ohio and the Midwest in terms of agriculture and economic development.

The Planning & Administrative Assistant position will be responsible for various planning and administrative functions. Administrative functions will include, but are not limited to, assisting with the daily administrative duties of the Seneca County Sewer District, drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files and providing information to callers. Planning functions will include, but are not limited to, aiding in the grant management process for all grants administered by the Seneca Regional Planning Commission and performing work on the countywide Geographic Information System (GIS), including accessing information, entering data, and preparing maps as requested.

The preferred candidate will have experience in grant administration, bookkeeping, and GIS. An Associate’s Degree or higher with a focus on Planning, Business Management, Geographic Information Systems, or other related field is preferred. The ideal candidate would possess three years of administrative support experience, three years of grant administration experience and computer experience using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint). Salary and benefits are negotiable based on experience. A full job description may be obtained at www.senecarpc.org.

Please submit a cover letter, resume with three references, and application to Seneca Regional Planning Commission, Attn: Executive Director, 109 S Washington St, Suite 2002, Tiffin, OH 44883 or in PDF format via email to cjwatkins@senecarpc.org by no later than January 9th, 2017.

Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services/OhioMeansJobs

OMJMeet the staff of the OhioMeansJobs – Seneca County, part of Seneca County Department of Job and Family Services, located at 900 E. County Road 20. They offer many services for job seekers as well as employers. These services include basic job search services, resume development, training reimbursement and assistance for layoffs. They even provide training dollars for eligible job seekers obtaining skills for an in demand job. Candidates can stop by the office to browse the job board, or learn how to use OhioMeansJobs, which lists entry to professional level positions and offers job search tools.

Business Services Consultant Carol Owen-Kern says she enjoys working in Seneca County because of the people. “It’s exciting seeing the growth in the county and it’s great to be a part of that by helping them find qualified candidates.” The DJFS sees about 550-600 visitors per month, and they hold resume and interview workshops twice a month. Check out Seneca County DJFS for upcoming job fairs. You can contact them about hiring or being hired at 419.447.5011 ext. 443

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