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Working at Land of Sky


Land of Sky Regional Council prides itself on providing outstanding benefits that support individual achievement while building a team environment. In addition to the traditional benefits of health and life insurance, retirement, and a robust paid leave plan, staff also have options for a more flexible schedule which includes tele-working as appropriate. Our family-friendly atmosphere ensures staff have every opportunity to prioritize and build a positive work-life balance. 

Benefits  

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance  
  • Retirement and 401K Plans  
  • Life Insurance • Supplemental Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Leave  
  • Paid Time Off • Paid Holidays  
  • Compensation/Reimbursement for Eligible Travel 

Our Core Values 

  • Regionalism  
  • Well-Being of the Region: Healthy People • Healthy Economy • Healthy Ecosystems
  • Family-Friendly Work Environment  
  • Leadership, Teamwork and Creativity  
  • Fiscal Accountability  
  • Continuous Improvement and Self-Renewal  
  • Excellence in Public Service  
  • Technical Competence  
  • Compassion  
  • Strong Local Governments  

Job Openings

Transportation Planner

Position - Full time with benefits
Starting Salary - $46,707 - $56,773 
Closing Date - April 15, 2022

Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Transportation Planner. This position performs technical and specialized transportation and community planning duties in the region or for region-wide projects. They will perform MPO planning tasks that assist in long and short-range transportation planning documents and manages a number of MPO functions and planning projects. This work includes managing and assisting with multi-jurisdictional committees made up of elected officials, local government staff, transportation stakeholders, and members of the public, performing technical analysis, presenting technical material to decision-makers, developing short and long-range plans, and any other work needed to maintain MPO operations and responsibilities.

Full Job Description 


Assistant Transportation Planner

Position - Full time with benefits
Starting Salary - $46,707 
Closing Date - March 18, 2022

Land of Sky Regional Council is seeking qualified individuals to fill the position of Assistant Transportation Planner at the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the Land of Sky Rural Planning Organization (RPO). This is a position performs technical and professional planning work for the French Broad River Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Land of Sky Rural Planning Organization (RPO) and region. Work includes supporting the MPO/RPO Board, TCC, subcommittees, and working groups with agenda preparation, meeting coordination, and technical assistance with remote and in-person meeting logistics; graphic design assistance with the MPO newsletter, flyers, and other materials as required; maintenance of the MPO’s and RPO’s rosters and mailing lists; maintenance of the MPO’s website; and mapping assistance with GIS.

Full Job Description 


How to Apply 

To apply for job openings at Land of Sky Regional Council, please complete and send ALL of the following: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter 
  • Completed Job Application - Download and save to your local device before completing.You must have Adobe Reader to open the application. To download: www.adobe.com   

Email: info@landofsky.org
Mail or drop off in-person at: Land of Sky Regional Council 339 New Leicester Hwy., Suite 140, Asheville, NC 28806
Fax to: 828-251-6353  

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