Geographic Information System (GIS) Manager

The Pennyrile Area Development District is seeking a qualified, motivated, and self starting individual for the professional position of GIS Manager. This individual will be responsible for mapping and producing computer-generated enhancements of documents, GIS displays of data and other services to enhance regional planning and operations.   The qualified candidate should possess a Bachelors Degree in Geographic Information Science or related field. Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills are a must and the successful candidate must be able to handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously. PADD offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and a dynamic work environment.  Mail resume and cover letter to Alisha Sutton, Administrative Officer, Pennyrile Area Development District, 300 Hammond Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 by December 2, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.  PADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Regional Planner

The Pennyrile Area Development District is seeking a qualified, motivated, and self starting individual for the professional position of Regional Planner. This individual will be responsible for supervising, planning, directing and performing work activities relating to contract work between the Ky Transportation Cabinet and the District. This position will work closely with cities, counties, special districts, and other agencies on a daily basis and provide technical assistance for community planning. The qualified candidate should possess a combination of at least six (6) years of education and experience in city and regional planning, or public administration. Combinations shall be no less than; (1) Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and a Master’s Degree in City Planning or Public Administration, or (2)a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and two years of progressively responsible planning/administrative experience. Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills are a must and the successful candidate must be able to handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously. PADD offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and a dynamic work environment. Mail resume and cover letter to Melody Goodwin, Pennyrile Area Development District, 300 Hammond Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240. The position will remain open until filled. PADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Development Specialist

The Pennyrile Area Development District is seeking a qualified, motivated, and self starting individual for the professional position of Community Development Specialist II. This individual will be responsible for developing and administering economic and community development projects and initiatives in the nine county Pennyrile region and will work closely with cities, counties, special districts, and other agencies on a daily basis. The qualified candidate should possess a Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Public Administration or related field. Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills are a must and the successful candidate must be able to handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously. PADD offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and a dynamic work environment. Mail resume and cover letter to Melody Goodwin, Pennyrile Area Development District, 300 Hammond Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240. The position will remain open until filled. PADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Veterans Transition Liaison

The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) is seeking a qualified individual for the West Kentucky Workforce Board’s Veteran Transition Liaison.  Responsibilities center on implementing strategies to build and maintain military and community relationships in order to create and supply the talent pipeline for exiting military/veterans to local business/industry employment as well as to post-secondary training.  Coordinates with Solder for Life transition efforts, USDOL Veteran Programs, USDOL Dislocated Worker Programs.  Refers transitioning military and veterans to career services/employment activities/counseling.  Serves as a direct link to fulfill talent needs of business/industries. Tracks individuals’ data and their career activities. Prepares written and oral presentations.  Knowledge of local workforce sectors, business community and workforce system helpful. Covers the 17 counties of the West Kentucky Workforce Board.

The qualified candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of four years of related work experience in the private sector.  Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills are a must.  Preference provided to Veterans meeting the established criteria.  PADD offers an excellent compensation package and a dynamic work environment.  Mail resume and a required cover letter to:  Pennyrile Area Development District, 300 Hammond Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.  PADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.