Transportation Planner 1, 2, or 3, North Florida TPO

The North Florida TPO is currently looking to hire a Transportation Planner 1, 2, or 3.

Job Posting Link: https://northfloridatpo.com/about/working-with-us

Salary Range: $50,744 -$75,000

SUMMARY

The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is seeking a qualified individual to develop, implement, and monitor transportation projects in Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns Counties. The selected candidate will join the TPO planning team to coordinate auto, freight, transit, bicycle, pedestrian, and trail system planning. This individual will work closely with local governments, transportation providers, public and private advocacy groups, neighborhoods, and local constituents. The TPO is the legally designated organization responsible for developing state and federal transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the two-county area as well as the local needs of the partner jurisdictions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Serves as liaison to local jurisdictions by providing data analysis; project review, analysis, support, and monitoring; and board and staff support.

Assists with development of Project Priorities, Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Public Participation Plan, Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), and other transportation planning products.

Assists in the development of project scopes and verifies contract compliance, invoicing, and deliverables. Manages planning studies and develops maps using Geographic Information Systems tools.

Participates in collection, maintenance, and analysis of transportation system performance data to develop and report on performance measures and targets and work with planning team to report system performance. Investigates new and innovative data sources and technologies to better serve our planning area.

Assists in transportation demand modeling.

Attends meetings of TPO board, advisory committees, and transit agencies. Prepare agendas, reports, and supporting material; give presentations as assigned; and respond to direction of board and committees.

Identifies community problems, issues, and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning that supports and improves the overall performance measures and targets.

Supports public involvement in transportation planning activities by responding to citizen inquiries, attending community meetings, and making presentations to outside agencies, community groups, and the general public as requested.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in an analytical field such as Transportation Planning, Urban/Regional Planning, Political Science, Geography, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. At least two years of related experience in the areas of federal, state, or local planning and/or working with government agencies and community groups is required.

A Master’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning is preferred. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge of Geographical Information Systems preferred.

Please send your resume to Angela Session.

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