Regional Planner

Top Regional Planner Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Regional Planner. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Regional Planner resumes they appeared on. For example, 8.0% of Regional Planner resumes contained Customer Service as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Regional Planner actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Regional Planner resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Publish Availability Reports for customer service teams for product availability information and for any material shortages.
  • Provided superior customer service and driver retention to dedicated accounts.
  • Maintained current customer relationships through exceptional customer service and communication.
  • Expedited manufacturing plants for Customer Service demand.
  • Communicate high volume lanes specific to destination with fellow Load Planners and Customer Service Reps to keep network balanced.
  • Maintain sufficient product supply, ensuring communication with customer service, production, planning other customers within our region.
  • Simplified product classifications resulting in customer service data input being reduced by over 500 hours per year.
  • Provide excellent customer service to our internal and external customers with highway planning related issues.
  • Demand planning, customer service, working with Quality Assurance, and shipping department.
  • Managed 7 customer service representatives, all hired and trained by myself.
  • Booked area freight shipments directly from customers and from customer service department.
  • Evaluate the Performance/ Plan Production for 1400+ Stock Keeping Units Communicate with Customer Service Representative to ensure Available to Promise Dates.

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2. Emergency Management

high Demand
Here's how Emergency Management is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Coordinated activities with Emergency Management and other government partners.
  • Develop and perform tests and evaluations of emergency management plans in accordance with county, state and federal regulations.
  • Developed Hazard Mitigation plans that were approved by SEMA, State Emergency Management Agency and FEMA.

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3. Technical Assistance

high Demand
Here's how Technical Assistance is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Provided technical assistance in preparing reports and maps on issues dealing with community development.
  • Assist with the Regional Planning Council which serves to promote coordinated regional planning through technical assistance and education.
  • Awarded, monitored and provided technical assistance for $3.1 million in state contracts.

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4. Infrastructure

high Demand
Here's how Infrastructure is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Compiled 20-year Comprehensive Plans to enhance infrastructures associated with community growth (Determined demographic projections)* Prepared Environmental Assessments
  • Conducted regional infrastructure assessments on regional capacity through facility design and coordinating regulatory permitting processes.
  • Negotiated regional infrastructure development projects and supported regional-based grant development.
  • Developed federal infrastructure needs assessment.
  • Report included current inventory of infrastructure, SWOT analysis, demographics and strategic economic development plan for the next 5 years.
  • Managed and served as planning officer of three infrastructure planning contracts.
  • Acted as the Infrastructure Branch Director and the Human Services Branch Director for State Emergency Operation Center activations.

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5. Production Plans

high Demand
Here's how Production Plans is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Developed production plans to minimize inventory liabilities and maximize fulfillment rates.
  • Developed short and intermediate production plans using SAP and Access Database Programs for 5 building material plants.
  • Developed and managed the production plans for over $2 billion product portfolio.
  • Produce Housing Production Plans for MAPC municipalities including recently adopted and DHCD-approved plans for the towns of Watertown and Lexington.

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6. Government Agencies

high Demand
Here's how Government Agencies is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Key Responsibilities: Performed technical analysis, demographic research, and economic impact studies for city and state government agencies.

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7. Economic Development

high Demand
Here's how Economic Development is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Provided expertise to SRPC communities on downtown revitalization, economic development, city marketing and historic and cultural resource planning.
  • Assisted the Director with various village and county planning functions including economic development, comprehensives planning, land use and zoning.
  • Manage community-wide and target-area economic development and urban revitalization projects with emphasis on achievable and sustainable strategies.
  • Served as senior staff grantwriter for Region D COG's economic development, job creation, and capital improvement programs.

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8. GIS

high Demand
Here's how GIS is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Coordinate the Statewide Functional Classification Review for northeast Minnesota using ArcGIS and Microsoft Excel.
  • Developed legislative advocacy and media-related materials, presented at legislative forums.
  • Interpreted and implemented legislative statute and administrative code.
  • Used GIS (Riverside County Land Information System) information as a necessary resource for reviewing planning cases.
  • Rail transits, and working with the inter-modal team in Phoenix office for handling the logistics, etc.
  • Maintained a working knowledge of the issues and legislation that impacted the region and its member governments.
  • Conducted data analyses as well as created maps using GIS software to show to working relationships.
  • Participated in listening sessions with State and Federal Legislative members on behalf of Council members.
  • Analyzed research data, reviewed legislation, oversaw planning and managed training and grant projects.
  • Teamed with management in the logistics field to develop important business models in the workplace.
  • Developed a GIS database of Bridges that have been scheduled for improvement.
  • Worked closely with the GIS technician in identifying land-use.
  • Analyzed data and created maps using GIS mapping software.
  • Translated needs and priorities into actionable logistics strategies.
  • Verify and/or confirm transportation needs with logistics team.
  • Assisted in the development of state legislation.
  • Collaborated with the Town of Bluffton aligning policy, procedures and ordinances to comply with State planning-enabling legislation.
  • Managed Reverse Logistics functions- created RMAs in ORACLE for monthly returns averaging $5,000 to $10,000.
  • Use ArcGIS 10.0 to analyze and map numerous datasets to identify spatial economic patterns.

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9. Planning Commission

high Demand
Here's how Planning Commission is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Provided technical assistance to councils of Government and local planning commissions.
  • Presented reports at televised Monroe County Planning Commission meetings
  • Provided planning and technical assistance to Township Trustees, Village Planning Commissions, Board of Appeal and Zoning Commission.
  • Prepared site plan/use permit/zone change reports for the Zoning Administrator, Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors.
  • Presented cases at hearing before the Planning Commission and presented cases at hearing before the Planning Director.
  • Take current cases thru to hearings (LDC, Planning Commission, Directors Hearing and Board of Supervisors).

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10. Community Development

high Demand
Here's how Community Development is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Reviewed and commented on the region's federal Community Development Block Grant applications; developed regional transportation and housing policies.
  • Provided assistance to Planning, Community Development, Building and Public Works departments in administering development regulations.
  • Administered Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI) grants for municipalities.
  • Served as town planner and regionally as community development coordinator.
  • Administered community development block grants.
  • Worked with Federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) administrated by the State of Alabama.
  • Write community development and industrial location/expansion applications for CDBG, ARC, and EDA funds.
  • Assisted, advised, and instructed others in their community development efforts.
  • Researched and carried out community development project on the Ute Indian reservation

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11. Project Management

high Demand
Here's how Project Management is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Recognized with a Galaxy Level 3 and 4 awards for project management that saved $5.4 million in 2004.
  • Compile progress reports and report on the status of planning and project management activities.
  • Managed key strategic projects through scoping and execution using Chevron's Project Management process.
  • Organized cases and tracked their status using Microsoft Excel and other project management techniques.

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12. Emergency Operations

high Demand
Here's how Emergency Operations is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Assisted field response in Emergency Operations Center by coordinating city requests and information in emergencies.
  • Developed and tested standard operating procedures for technology in the Emergency Operations Center.

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13. Oversaw

high Demand

14. Public Health

high Demand
Here's how Public Health is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Trained public health staff in public health emergencies, incident command system, and public health emergency response.
  • Recruit, coordinate, and train local volunteers for public health emergency response and exercises.
  • Led a 6 county region of the state in the public health strategic planning process.
  • Created Public Health Emergency Plans for Boone, Cooper, and Howard Counties.
  • Created and/or updated public health response plans.
  • Assisted with planning for the public health component of the Rio Grande Evacuation.

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15. Comprehensive Plan

average Demand
Here's how Comprehensive Plan is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Lead researcher on multiple strategy reports in development of unified land use and transportation regional comprehensive plan.
  • Completed numerous elements of local comprehensive plans.
  • Assist local agencies in the development of comprehensive plans, ordinances, environmental studies and programs and related activities.
  • Worked directly with communities to write comprehensive plans and revise outdated zoning ordinance.
  • Assisted with development of the new Comprehensive Plan for Fulton County.
  • Researched for, and completed comprehensive plans for region and cities.
  • Provided planning services to cities and counties, including grantwriting, comprehensive planning and hazard mitigation planning.
  • Led and assisted comprehensive planning processes for the City of Mountain Iron and Biwabik Township.

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16. Management System

average Demand
Here's how Management System is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Maintained accuracy of planning data and other records in Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS).
  • Created, edited and issued conditions of approval in the County's Land Management System.

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17. Transportation Planning

average Demand
Here's how Transportation Planning is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Provided technical and administrative management of local and regional transportation planning programs.
  • Acted as project manager for GMRDC s Transportation Planning Division.

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18. Development Projects

average Demand
Here's how Development Projects is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Designed land use plans in advance of proposed development of new community residential single family and multi-family development projects.

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19. Planning Department

average Demand
Here's how Planning Department is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Prepared environmental review documentation for Planning Department projects and other County departments/ agencies.
  • Managed politically sensitive code enforcement cases through the Planning Department Development Review process.
  • Lead the planning department in the transfer of 50 parts into the facility from another roofing plant.
  • Charter member of newly formed Sales Planning Department, receiving Region of the Year Award.
  • Prepared findings for denial for Planning Department projects.
  • Reviewed plans in the Planning Department.
  • Recommended departmental policies to my supervisors for the improvement of workflow within the Planning Department.

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20. Fema

average Demand
Here's how Fema is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Secured grant funds for recycling, FEMA pre-disaster mitigation, and trail projects.

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21. Transportation Improvement

average Demand
Here's how Transportation Improvement is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Processed documents to amend and modify the Transportation Improvement Program and the Project Priorities.

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22. MRP

average Demand
Here's how MRP is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Managed all aspects of production plan in direct compliance with MRP and master schedule.
  • Use SAP (MRP) programs as a guide for short-term decision making.

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23. Data Collection

average Demand
Here's how Data Collection is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Generated Methodology Protocol documents for all current data collection programs.

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24. Plan Development

average Demand
Here's how Plan Development is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Performed data collection/analysis & regional plan development activities, including formulation of Environment Chapter outline and metrics.
  • Assisted local governments with comprehensive plan development and updates.

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25. SKU

average Demand
Here's how SKU is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Identify product coverage opportunities and SKU assortment expansions based on market specific findings.
  • Analyze SKU sales performance to determine inventory liability.
  • Own Finished Product Inventory Parameter Tracking and Category communication for % SKU's in Limits.
  • Communicated to customers the weekly SKU, quantities, delivery schedule and possible constraints.
  • Developed daily production schedules for a facility with over 10 product lines and 100 skus.
  • Collaborated with Save-A-Lot & Dollar Stores to produce unique skus specifically for the account.

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26. MPO

average Demand
Here's how MPO is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • 1992-1995-United Nations Urban and Regional Planner and Demographic Researcher-Sub Sahara, Urban Poverty and Homelessness.1995-Lead Faculty-British Commonwealth Educators Symposium-Kensington High Street-London.
  • Maintained accurate inventory levels on all components needed for building surgical totes.
  • Composed annual reports concerning agency environmental justice activities.
  • Communicated with Care Room, Purchasing and Implementation Managers advising on possible component issues that would affect production schedule.
  • Serve as a Joint regional Medical Planner Officer (JRMPO).

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27. OEM

average Demand
Here's how OEM is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Managed daily production planning and exporting of OEM LCD monitors for a 500 million dollar ISO 9002 company.
  • Performed OEM Shop surveillance for RISE Boiler Feed pump overhaul.
  • Served as Outage Manager for Jamaica Bay and Bayswater Spring 2007 Outage including OEM shop surveillance.
  • included pre and post site audits) Responsible for scheduling general contractors and OEM installers.

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28. Cdbg

average Demand
Here's how Cdbg is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Served as primary architect of two successful CDBG applications that were awarded a total of $1 million.

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29. EOC

average Demand
Here's how EOC is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Developed resource tracking system in WebEOC for Region 7 equipment sharing.
  • Served as EOC Services/Support Branch Director for activations

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30. County Region

low Demand

31. Public Hearings

low Demand

32. Weekly Basis

low Demand
Here's how Weekly Basis is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Manage the buying and replenishment process of multiple categories on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Perform resource availability assessments on the current schedule on a weekly basis.

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33. Technical Support

low Demand
Here's how Technical Support is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Provided technical support and additional investigative expertise to ZE staff.
  • Provide technical support in NEPA, RCRA, Cultural Resources, CWA, and other regulatory areas as needed.

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34. Public Meetings

low Demand
Here's how Public Meetings is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Presented at committee and public meetings as well as state conferences.
  • Coordinated project and public meetings.

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35. Raw Materials

low Demand
Here's how Raw Materials is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Oversee the Scheduling and Procurement of Raw Materials for the Southern Region.

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36. General Plan

low Demand
Here's how General Plan is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Prepared and processed in-house general plan amendments and consistency zoning as part of the 2010 General Plan Update.
  • Project Manager: * Coordinated and wrote the Child Care Element of the County of Riverside General Plan.
  • Updated the Housing Element of the Riverside County General Plan.
  • Assisted in creating General Plan for City of Fairfax, California.

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37. Load Planning

low Demand
Here's how Load Planning is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • load planning manage dispatch process through group of fleet managers prepare rates

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38. Status Reports

low Demand
Here's how Status Reports is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Prepare emergency situation status reports that describe response and recovery efforts, needs, and preliminary damage assessments.
  • Communicate daily status reports with all terminal managers and Regional Vice President of the Southwest Region.
  • Prepared status reports, spreadsheets, and curves, which monitored overall progress.
  • Prepared bi-weekly status reports for Cingular's corporate management.

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39. Public Outreach

low Demand
Here's how Public Outreach is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Coordinated and represented SJCOG at a variety of policy and planningdevelopment and public outreach meetings.

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40. Powerpoint

low Demand
Here's how Powerpoint is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Cube Voyager, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

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41. Nims

low Demand

42. New Construction

low Demand

43. Cost Savings

low Demand
Here's how Cost Savings is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Managed investment projects and research resulting in cost savings that were reallocated to provide further funding to other investment areas.
  • Searched for cost savings that often exceeded 20%.

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44. Uasi

low Demand

45. Law Enforcement

low Demand

46. External Customers

low Demand
Here's how External Customers is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Problem-solved all service concerns and worked with internal and external customers to resolve issues.
  • Worked directly with both internal and external customers on a daily basis.

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47. General Public

low Demand
Here's how General Public is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Provided landowners, developers, surveyors, engineers and the general public information concerning development regulations, policies and methods.
  • Work directly with local governments and the general public on Community and Economic Development plans.

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48. Advisory Committee

low Demand
Here's how Advisory Committee is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Served as chairperson of the Comprehensive Agricultural Preserve Technical Advisory Committee (CAPTAC).

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49. Management Plan

low Demand
Here's how Management Plan is used in Regional Planner jobs:
  • Project Management Successfully managed completion of the 2004 FEMA Lowcountry Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan and Regional Solid Waste Management Plan.

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50. RFP

low Demand

20 Most Common Skill for a Regional Planner

Customer Service11.8%
Emergency Management11.6%
Technical Assistance9%
Infrastructure6.6%
Production Plans5.9%
Government Agencies5.9%
Economic Development5.9%
GIS5.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Regional Planner

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Customer Service
Customer Service
8%
8%
2
2
Emergency Management
Emergency Management
7.9%
7.9%
3
3
Technical Assistance
Technical Assistance
6.1%
6.1%
4
4
Infrastructure
Infrastructure
4.5%
4.5%
5
5
Production Plans
Production Plans
4%
4%
6
6
Government Agencies
Government Agencies
4%
4%
7
7
Economic Development
Economic Development
4%
4%
8
8
GIS
GIS
4%
4%
9
9
Planning Commission
Planning Commission
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Community Development
Community Development
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Project Management
Project Management
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
Emergency Operations
Emergency Operations
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
Oversaw
Oversaw
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Public Health
Public Health
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Comprehensive Plan
Comprehensive Plan
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Management System
Management System
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Transportation Planning
Transportation Planning
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Development Projects
Development Projects
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Planning Department
Planning Department
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Fema
Fema
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Transportation Improvement
Transportation Improvement
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
MRP
MRP
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Data Collection
Data Collection
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Plan Development
Plan Development
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
SKU
SKU
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
MPO
MPO
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
OEM
OEM
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Cdbg
Cdbg
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
EOC
EOC
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
County Region
County Region
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Public Hearings
Public Hearings
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Weekly Basis
Weekly Basis
1.1%
1.1%
33
33
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.1%
1.1%
34
34
Public Meetings
Public Meetings
1.1%
1.1%
35
35
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1.1%
1.1%
36
36
General Plan
General Plan
1.1%
1.1%
37
37
Load Planning
Load Planning
1.1%
1.1%
38
38
Status Reports
Status Reports
1%
1%
39
39
Public Outreach
Public Outreach
1%
1%
40
40
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
1%
1%
41
41
Nims
Nims
1%
1%
42
42
New Construction
New Construction
1%
1%
43
43
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1%
1%
44
44
Uasi
Uasi
1%
1%
45
45
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
1%
1%
46
46
External Customers
External Customers
1%
1%
47
47
General Public
General Public
1%
1%
48
48
Advisory Committee
Advisory Committee
1%
1%
49
49
Management Plan
Management Plan
1%
1%
50
50
RFP
RFP
0.8%
0.8%

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