Deadline to Apply: October 6, 2022
General Position Description:
The Triangle region continues to experience unprecedented growth, producing a need for infrastructure improvements that offers a range of travel choices and are compatible with the character and development of our communities, sensitive to the environment, improve quality of life, and are safe and accessible for all. The Capital Area MPO works at the heart of identifying, planning, and implementing those improvements and the Senior Transportation Planner is a key member of the team. The position performs senior-level transportation planning for the Capital Area MPO and is responsible for completing various transportation studies and projects resulting in short- and long-range transportation plans. They work directly with member jurisdictions to: develop plans and projects; represent local and regional interests in project development activities; and, assist with communicating those interests to state and federal agencies. This position will: lead discrete planning studies for freight, roadway, bicycle and pedestrian, and transit investments – often by overseeing consultant work; develop and implement reliable technical tools; research, collect and analyze data such as travel forecasting and traffic or transit analysis; prepare for and attend policy board meetings and meetings with staff from local, state, and federal agencies; develop informational materials, presentations, and reports; participate in community and stakeholder engagement activities; and, support various committees while serving as CAMPO liaison to others.
Additional duties may include supervising junior staff and consultant staff; preparing and reviewing memorandums, letters, documentation, articles, executive summaries, and technical reports; drafting technical and policy recommendations related to regional transportation planning and policy. Performs other duties as assigned.
Hiring Range: $58,828.00 - $85,000.00 (promotional range may vary)