Harris County - Texas

Harris County, Texas


Harris County - Texas Houston, TX, USA
Nov 02, 2020
Full time
The Planner- Resilience Specialist will serve as an expert in urban planning and policy processes, and provide senior-level support that promotes the County's strategic partnerships with the public and other local governments. The Planner will be responsible for monitoring policies, legislation, and court orders that affect Harris County flood resilience planning efforts, and coordinating a variety of special resilience projects and planning initiatives. The Planner is also expected to represent the Engineering Department in the Infrastructure Resilience Team (IRT). The IRT is a recently formed interdisciplinary, interdepartmental group tasked with developing the first "Flood Resilience Plan" for Harris County. Equity, transparency, resilience, sustainability, and robust community engagement will be constant themes in the IRT's work. As part of the IRT, the Community Planner will lead (or engage in) a wide range of analytical, technical, hands-on, and/or collaborative community...