Career Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities with Region XII Council of Governments:


Region XII Council of Governments is seeking a qualified individual for a Regional Planner role.  This position will be part of a dynamic team and will have the opportunity to work with 56 local communities in Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and Sac Counties and 6 associate member cities in Boone and Dallas Counties on a variety of projects. Work may include grant writing and administration, technical assistance to cities and counties in various economic and community development areas, comprehensive planning, infrastructure planning and development. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a bachelor’s degree in community & regional planning, geography, journalism, public administration, economics, business, finance, or a related field. Individual must possess good computer, communication, and writing skills. Entry-level applicants and May 2022 graduates are encouraged to apply. This position will work from the Region XII COG offices in Carroll, IA.

The position is covered under the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) along with an excellent benefit package including vacation leave, sick leave, health, dental, and vision insurance, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending account, and paid holidays. The salary range for the position is anticipated to be $42,000 – $44,000 annually (depending upon qualifications). Interested persons must download and complete a Region XII COG Employment Application by visiting ( Please send application and resume to: Chris Whitaker, Region XII COG, 1009 E Anthony Street, PO Box 768, Carroll IA 51401 or to [email protected]. This position is open until filled and the first review of applications will take place on May 13, 2022. Region XII COG is an equal opportunity employer.

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