• Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Planning and Development
  • Salary: $40.40 - $62.60 Hourly USD

Job Description


The Department of Environment and Sustainability is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Planning Manager â€" Air and Climate Planning position. This position is responsible for designing a comprehensive road map to improve air quality and address climate change in Clark County. The position is also responsible for helping Clark County residents, businesses, local governments and other interested parties to understand air quality in the region and how we can all work to protect it, public health, and the climate.

This position manages, coordinates and directs the work of professional and technical staff at a section level for air quality and climate planning. Under the direction of the Assistant Director, plans, organizes and directs the planning, analysis and evaluation of air quality management and climate programs; designs and evaluates air pollution control strategies; oversees transportation conformity analyses; manages research and studies related to air quality and climate; administers air quality and climate grants and incentives; administers public information and engagement programs and provides expert professional assistance to department management and staff in air quality planning and climate research and related matters; performs related work as assigned.

This is an open and continuous recruitment, scheduling dates will vary depending on when the application was received and reviewed by Human Resources.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive Eligibility list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by Human Resources.

Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.

Note: A resume is required in addition to the completed employment application. Applications submitted without a copy of the candidate’s resume are incomplete and will not be considered.

Required resumes may be submitted in the following ways: uploaded as an attachment to application at time of submission or uploaded as an attachment to an email and sent to the Clark County Human Resources Recruitment Analyst at .


Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in City Planning, Regional Transportation Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban Planning, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or a closely related field, AND five (5) years of full-time professional environmental research and/or planning experience, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory role.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the â€Education†and â€Work Experience†sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Attend meetings outside of normal working hours.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Develops, designs and coordinates programs to reduce the impact of motor vehicles, transportation systems, development projects and commercial and residential building on air quality. Coordinates and directs the section's preparation of air quality plans, model research and development, the preparation of emissions inventories and the preparation of scientific and technical reports. Administers the allocation of transportation-related air quality grants to public agencies. Supervises the preparation of non-attainment area plans. Works with local, state and federal agencies on planning and transportation matters related to air quality. Directs the review of environmental impact documents and other studies to determine the effect of land use decisions, development plans and transportation systems upon air quality. Analyzes legislation and issues and prepares and presents reports and recommendations regarding planning and transportation matters related to air quality. Provides technical and managerial direction to District staff and consultants engaged in model research and development, environmental review, emissions inventories, environmental review, rule development and other activities to reduce air pollution. Prepares and manages contracts with outside consultants involving planning and research activities.

Plans, organizes, administers, reviews and evaluates the work of professional, technical and office support staff through subordinate supervisors. Oversees or provides for the selection, training, and professional development of staff. Develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the division or section; prepares and administers the division's or section's budget. Contributes to the overall quality of the division's or section's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures. Directs the coordination and conduct of a variety of research, administrative and technical projects and special studies necessary to achieve division or section objectives. Directs public service, code interpretation and plan review activities for the assigned function. Directs the division's or section's preparation of agendas and presentation of supporting materials for Planning Commission and Board of Commissioner meetings; makes presentations and follows-up on decisions as required. Communicates regularly and directly with elected officials regarding planning data, analyses and reports; prepares and presents responses. Maintains liaison with public and private organizations, local government agencies, state agencies, federal governmental departments and agencies, business, professional and community groups and others in the community to coordinate and effectively implement division or section activities and ensure compliance with federal and state laws and program requirements. Directs the conduct of and conducts analytical studies; develops and reviews reports of findings, alternatives and recommendations; directs the maintenance of accurate records and files. Prepares and directs the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, reports, presentations, procedures and other written materials. Monitors and interprets changes in laws, codes, ordinances and regulations; evaluates their effect upon division or section activities; prepares and implements policy and procedural changes as required. Monitors and maintains a current knowledge of grant, federal, state and local funding for planning and development activities; directs the application for and monitoring of such funds for special or ongoing projects and programs. Oversees the preparation of maps, charts, models, sketches and other graphic presentations; prepares reports, presentations, correspondence and other written materials. May serve on advisory committees to further division or section activities. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a motor vehicle or arranges for appropriate transportation in order to attend off-site meetings and inspect property sites.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and be capable of traveling to and from various locations in order to attend off-site meetings and inspect development sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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