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Senior Planner - Workforce Contracts

at Houston-Galveston Area Council

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Reference #: 565

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Houston-Galveston Area Council

Job Code:
HS14022 - L

# of openings:

Job Title: Senior Planner

Job ID: HS14022

Job Grade: 7

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

H-GAC Overview

Home to more than 7 million people, the Houston-Galveston region is one of the fastest growing and most diverse regions in the country. Making sure the region remains one of the nation’s leading places to live, work, and prosper doesn’t just happen—it takes planning and partnerships.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council serves as a forum where the region’s leaders and decision-makers come together to address local and regional issues related to transportation, the environment, public safety, aging, community planning, workforce training, and economic development. To support these efforts, the Houston-Galveston Area Council employs a robust team whose members are highly qualified, resourceful, and passionate about enhancing the region’s quality of life.

If you are looking for a career where you can help make a difference in urban, suburban, and rural communities, the Houston-Galveston Area Council has exciting opportunities for you. Learn more about why the Houston-Galveston Area Council is the right place for you to learn, grow, and excel.


H-GAC’s Human Services department is seeking candidates to fill the role of a Workforce Senior Planner.  This individual will manage contract relationships with organizations that operate Workforce Solutions – the region’s public workforce system – for us.  The Senior Planner will be responsible for writing, amending, and monitoring contracts for a group of organizations; providing technical assistance to contractors on contract compliance, budget, and performance issues; and leading regular contract reviews for each organization. 

The Senior Planner will work within a team of contract managers and closely with other department staff members involved in Workforce Solutions policy, operations, and monitoring. If this role sounds exciting to you, apply now! 


The successful candidate will have at a minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, Public Administration, Education or a related fieldof study. 

  • Applicable experience may substitute for education. 

  • Three to five years of experience working with contracts and contract administration 

    Preferred qualifications include: 

  • Master’s Degree in business administration or public administration 

  • Experience with federal requirements for contracting with public funds 

Apply online via:  https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.