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Policy Analyst

Environmental Council of Sacramento
Posted: April 16, 2024
Closing: April 29, 2024

The Environmental Council of Sacramento and Habitat 2020 (a conservation committee within ECOS) are recruiting for a Policy Analyst to assist with development of policy positions and management of environmental initiatives and campaigns. Topic areas include climate change, land use, transportation, environmental justice, green building, water, and habitat preservation in the jurisdictions in Sacramento County, as well as in the six-county region included in SACOG (metropolitan planning organization). 

We seek a hardworking and motivated self-starter who is willing to engage on multiple policy fronts. Education and experience would be helpful but are not essential as we will mentor and educate as needed. 

How to Apply -- Send your resume, a cover letter outlining your interest/qualifications, and three references to Ralph Propper This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 29, 2024.

Compensation -- $50,000-60,000 per year 

Scope of Position

  • Coordinate with Committee Chairs and Team Leads on the development of policy positions and management of environmental initiatives and campaigns. Work with and assist volunteers in efforts to improve local plans and programs impacting the Sacramento region in topic areas such as the following: 
  • Natomas Basin habitat conservation and East County Blue Oak Woodlands preservation
  • Limiting highway expansions and promoting transit and transit-oriented development
  • Local and regional plans for climate action, land use, transportation, and infill development
  • Water quality and supply projects including watershed resilience, groundwater recharge, etc. 
  • Extreme heat remediation especially in disadvantaged neighborhoods
  • With direction and assistance by Committee Chairs and Team Leads, organize, prepare and deliver written and oral reports, comments, support letters, and presentation materials.
  • Identify and investigate potential new issues within the region that may merit ECOS engagement.
  • Identify grant opportunities to support ECOS operations and initiatives and, by working with ECOS’ Director of Operations and volunteers, prepare grant applications.
  • Prepare brief monthly reports and updates for executive and committee meetings and bimonthly Board meetings; attend committee meetings as necessary.
  • Account for work hours related to specific tasks in weekly report.

The following was posted based on information provided by OPR on April 3, 2024. The SVSAPA website should not be relied upon for the most current RFP information. Please refer to the OPR website for the latest and most accurate information on this solicitation.

Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) has released Request for Proposals (RFP) for OPR's General Plan Guidelines and supplement documents. OPR staff are looking for qualified consultants to update the guidelines in the timeframe of June 2024 to March 2026. The budget is $2,105,000. The Scope includes but is not limited to:

1. Comprehensively update and rewrite:

  • OPR’s 2017 General Plan Guidelines
  • A Planner’s Guide to Specific Plans
  • OPR’s 2005 Tribal Consultation Guidelines

2. Create an interactive website for the Updated General Plan Guidelines (Shall be integrated with OPR’s websiteWWW.OPR.CA.GOV)

3. Review and provide comments for two Technical Advisories (will be created by OPR staff or separate contractors during contract time)

  • Climate Action Plans Technical Advisory
  • Open Space (SB 1425) Technical Advisory

The RFP will close on 5:00 PM PST on May 10, 2024, and cannot be extended. The letter of commitment deadline is on May 1, 2024, 5:00 PM PST.

For more information, refer to this link:
https://caleprocure.ca.gov/event/0650/0000030834

We will have two informational webinars on:

If you have questions or need any clarifying information, please submit your inquiries via e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Planner / Senior Planner

Sacramento Regional Transit
Posted: 1/24/24
Positions will remain open until filled

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Planner: - $84,300.00 - $117,996.00

The Planner position is the second level position within the professional Planner Job Family. The purpose of this position is to perform planning duties in all aspects of Service and Strategic planning.  The Planner classification assists with carrying out transit service planning, service development, and operations planning duties, short range and long range planning activities including ridership monitoring, service changes, public outreach, passenger surveys, demographic analyses, environmental assessments, database maintenance,  public meetings, field assessments, coordinating and working closely with the City and County, SACOG, Caltrans and other entities as needed on a variety of planning activities and coordinating those planning activities with the District’s transit service and plans.  

Senior Planner: -$95,244.00 - $133,368.00

The Senior Planner position is the third level position within the professional Planner Job Family. The purpose of this position is to lead planning and special project activities in all aspects of Service and Strategic planning.  The Senior Planner fulfills duties related to and may be assigned to lead the district's transit service planning, service development, and operations planning duties, ridership analysis, high level coordination with City and County staff on all land use and planning issues.  May coordinate with SACOG, Caltrans and other lead agencies on grant opportunities, administer and oversee the development of the District's short range and long range planning activities, including Short Range Transit Plan, Long Range Transit Strategic Plans, O&D studies, and other District plans as needed.
 
Incumbents may be required to work in both the Service Planning and Strategic Planning areas at any given time.


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