Position openings will be continuously updated as opportunities become available. High Country Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Fall Prevention Exercise Class Instructor

The High Country Area Agency on Aging, a department of the High Country Council of Governments, is seeking to fill a part-time Fall Prevention Exercise Class Instructor. This position involves regional travel around the High Country to teach evidence-based exercise classes to groups of older adults. These classes are designed to help older adults increase balance and confidence to prevent falls. Some of the potential programs the Fall Prevention Exercise Class Instructor would teach include but are not limited to: “Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention” and “A Matter of Balance.” The ideal candidate is passionate about working with older adults, confident in leading groups as an instructor, has a flexible schedule, and is willing to travel to teach classes throughout the High Country.

For full job description, click here. The High Country Council of Governments is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: Please submit your resume, a cover letter, and three references to info@hccog.org.

This position is open until filled.


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High Country Council of Governments (HCCOG) is seeking to fill the position of Planning and Economic Development Director. This position is responsible for directing a staff of professional planners and technical personnel, as well as plans, programs, and budgets for the COG’s planning programs. Work includes supervising employees, administering and coordinating local and regional planning projects and grants, providing regional and local planning technical assistance to local governments, convening regional planning staff and elected officials to address local and regional planning issues, managing the implementation of regional sustainability programs, developing new planning programs and initiatives to serve the needs of local governments, serving as a leader in the organization, advocating and implementing improvements to internal systems and processes to improve efficiency, and communicating organizational value to constituents. Work requires extensive knowledge of the planning and development field, of local government structure, needs and problems, and is characterized by independent managerial and professional judgment and initiative, skill in facilitating consensus in varied groups of stakeholders, and staff management and leadership skills.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in planning, community development, regional and urban planning, public administration, or related field and five or more years progressively responsible local governmental or regional planning experience including considerable supervisory and management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of Certified Planner Certification through the AICP is preferred.

Full job description is available here. Hiring salary range is $71,500-$80,000 depending on qualifications and experience. HCCOG is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: Submit your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to info@hccog.org by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2023. Position open until filled.


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