Employment Opportunities


South Central Planning and Development Commission is searching for combination inspector for a permanent full time position in their Building Codes Division.  It is preferred that an applicant is fully certified in all residential and commercial disciplines, however applicants with applicable work experience demonstrating the ability to obtain the required certifications will be considered.  Inspectors fall into either Inspector I, Inspector II, or Inspector III categories dependent on certifications, work experience, and education.  Compensation is commensurate with qualifications. (50K-80K)Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Inspecting residential, commercial, and industrial projects based upon statewide codes.
  • Filling out descriptive inspection reports via computer.
  • Be polite, courteous, and provide consistent and accurate information to the public.
  • Attend continuing education courses.
  • Must be available for 24 hour on call services.
  • Must be physically capable of climbing, lifting 30 lbs., walking on uneven surfaces or terrain, balancing, and practicing safe methods into work location.
  • Able to work in varying environments.
  • Punctual to job sites.
  • Being pro-active in maintaining their Commission issued vehicle.

Assists CBI, DBO, CBO and/or CEO in other project requests.

Send resume to:    SCPDC Inspector     PO Box 1870, Gray, LA  70359 or email to:  employment@scpdc.org


South Central Planning & Development Commission is accepting resumes for the position of  Legal Specialist to perform paralegal, collections and loan compliance tasks. This individual will also assist in grant writing, research of businesses and related technical assistance to small businesses. This position involves professional-level duties and judgment, good communication skills, good computer skills, routine administrative tasks, occasional field work, works well with the public, and coordinates well with office personnel.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office software ( specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) a plus.  Experience should include government, lending, paralegal and/or related fields.  The position is an hourly employee with permanent status.  The individual should possess a high school diploma as a minimum and have 5 years’ minimum similar work experience, or possess an Associate’s Degree from and accredited University.    Salary will be approximately $17-$24 an hour depending on experience.

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.  Send resume to:  SCPDC Legal Specialist PO Box 1870, Gray, LA  70359 or email to:  employment@scpdc.org   SCPDC is an EOE/AAE.


South Central Planning & Development Commission is seeking a Regional Planner III or IV with extensive knowledge/experience in planning and its principals, grant writing, GIS, and technical reporting.  Responsibilities include writing and management of Federal, State, and Local Grants.  Other responsibilities will include management of special projects on behalf of the Commission and its member jurisdictions.  The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, have the ability to work effectively with local, state, and federal officials, interest groups, and the general public.  This position will require public speaking, attendance of night meetings and travel.  Minimum qualifications should include a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning, Business, or a related field.  Prior parish, municipal or regional experience a plus and could be utilized in lieu of the Master’s Degree requirement.  Salary range: $57,000-$105,000 to be commensurate with experience, education and presentation skills.  SCPDC is an EOE/AAE.

Resumes need to be received by the end of September 18th, 2020 at noon or until position is filled.  Send resume to:  SCPDC Planner PO Box 1870, Gray, LA  70359 or email to:  employment@scpdc.org


SCPDC is accepting resumes to fill a Systems Analyst II position.  The individuals should possess a min bachelor’s degree to an accredited university with 5+ years’ experience in a related field.  Job duties will include, but not limited to IT support, Project Management, and Cyber Security Planning.

Salary will be approximately $60,000 to $80,000 depending on workload and experience. Fringe benefits are also included, such as health/dental/vision/life insurance, MERS retirement, as well as vacation, sick and holiday pay. SCPDC is an EOE/AAE

Submit resumes to: SCPDC Systems Analyst II P.O. Box 1870, Gray, Louisiana 70359 or email to: employment@scpdc.org.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

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