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PROGRAM REPORTING SPECIALIST FOR CONTINUUM OF CARE,

PROGRAMS MANAGEMENT & COMPLIANCE DIVISION

for the

YORK COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Equal Opportunity Employer

The York City & County Continuum of Care (CoC) is a local planning group that coordinates housing, services and funding for homeless families and individuals. The CoC includes four necessary components: 1. Outreach, intake and assessment to identify service/housing needs and provide the appropriate referrals; 2. Emergency shelter options to provide immediate and safe alternatives to unsheltered homeless situations; 3. Transitional housing and related supportive services that foster the development of skills needed for stable permanent housing; and 4. Permanent housing options to provide individuals and families with an affordable place to live. The CoC is tasked with managing these four priority areas while identifying gaps and solutions to barriers to safe, stable housing in order to ensure homelessness is rare, brief, and non-reoccurring.

Responsibilities: The Program Reporting Specialist is responsible for the management of Continuum of Care (CoC) related functions, including Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) operation, Coordinated Entry (CE) process management, and general CoC planning and coordination activities. A primary function will be assisting with the administration of the County’s HMIS, which includes providing assistance and training to service agencies, data input and analysis, custom reporting, and work plan implementation in collaboration with the local 10-Year Plan. The Program Reporting Specialist will also assist with the management of the County’s CE process, which includes CE referral oversight, data collection and analysis, and CE marketing and expansion. In addition, CoC planning activity tasks related to the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) process and CoC sub-committee work will also be a function of this position.

The Program Reporting Specialist will report to the CoC Program Coordinator and Chief of the Programs Management & Compliance Division.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Services, Social Work or related field, or equivalent in work experience. Preferred qualifications include familiarity and experience with HMIS and/or homeless policies and programs; high level of attention to detail, organization skills, and ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks on varying timetables. Experience with creating training models and executing them with users is also preferred. The position requires demonstrable skill with Microsoft Office Suite, and good oral and written communication skills.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Full benefits package.

Interested candidates should present a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 pm on July 19, 2019 to:

George Barnock
Chief, Programs Management & Compliance Division
York County Planning Commission
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401

gbarnock@ycpc.org


PLANNER WITH DATA ANALYSIS / STATISTICS EXPERIENCE,

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING DIVISION

for the

YORK COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Position: Do you have an analytical mind that likes to manage and present data to improve the community that you live work and play in? Join the York County Planning Commission to identify trends and point to solutions for the Transportation Network in York County, PA. The position will be responsible to dissect data for State and locally- owned roads and bridges, transit ridership trends and travel time information for all travel modes.

Responsibilities: The position conducts assigned work tasks for the York Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (YAMPO), which is administered by the York County Planning Commission. Work Tasks include data research, analysis, geospatial statistical analysis utilizing geographic information system (GIS), and visualization of data to make recommendations for policy and process improvements. Attending and participating in committee meetings of the YAMPO; assisting in implementation of traffic engineering and transportation planning projects and documentation in reports; coordination of transportation planning efforts with Federal, State, and local agencies; and other duties as assigned. The work is project oriented and requires excellent data management and analytical skills, and the ability to operate in a very fast-moving environment.

The Transportation Planner reports to the Chief of the Transportation Planning Division.

Examples of Duties: 

  • Skillfully communicating key insights revealed through data analysis by producing compelling and intuitive data visualizations to drive comprehension of complex concepts for the website and presentations to a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Responding to staff members within the Transportation Division to analyze information concerning specific efforts.
  • Identifying planning and policy questions answered through different data analysis techniques.
  • Identifying new procedures and software for emerging data elements in the following areas; demographics, travel time, road condition, pedestrian movements, bridge condition, bike movements.

Qualifications: 

  • A strong sense of service to the residents of York County
  • Knowledge of State and Local Government
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Business Analytics, Mathematics, Planning, Geospatial Technology or in a related field or the equivalent in work experience.
  • The position requires computer literacy in Excel, Word and GIS technology (ArcGIS) including data formats.
  • Good oral and written communication skills with attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task and reshape priorities on short notice as required. 
  • A valid driver’s license is required

Interested candidates should present a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 pm on June 28, 2019 to:

Will Clark
Chief, Transportation Planning Division
York County Planning Commission
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401
wclark@ycpc.org


Internship Opportunities

The York County Planning Commission (YCPC) offers internship opportunities throughout the year. If interested in an internship program with the YCPC or if you have questions, please send an email to the Assistant Director or call 717-771-9870.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The York County Planning Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.