About our Company

The Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District (SMPDD), through the leadership of the local officials comprising its Board of Directors and through the synergy of its staff, has grown to be one of the largest and most diversified regional planning entities in the United States. Assisting 15 county and 38 municipal governments, SMPDD’s geographic service area encompasses Covington, Forrest, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Stone and Wayne Counties. Since its beginning in 1967, SMPDD continually evolves to meet the needs, discover opportunities and anticipate the trends challenging the economic vitality, environmental integrity, and overall quality of life enjoyed in South Mississippi.

SMPDD perceives its function as a change agent to add value to the information and resources it possesses, and by doing so, accomplish its mission of “providing the information and technical capacity needed for private and public sector leaders in Southern Mississippi to make informed decisions and to take effective actions to encourage and accomplish planned development of the region’s human, economic, political and natural resources.”





SMPDD Service Area

Open Positions

Medicaid Waiver Case Managers

All SMPDD Counties

Job Description

Case Management includes a local case management team that consists of a registered nurse and licensed social worker. They are responsible for assessing your health, welfare, and social needs; developing a plan of services and supports; and managing and coordinating services on the plan of services and supports.


Must have a current RN or LSW license with at least 2 years related work experience.  Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of case management experience and have work experience with elderly and disabled.  Excellent benefits package offered.


Send resume and a copy of current professional license to:
Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District
Attn:  Assistant Director, Senior Services
10441 Corporate Drive, Suite 1
Gulfport, MS  39503