Employment Opportunities

Wake Transit Planner

Deadline to Apply: Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Eastern


Essential Duties:
The Wake Transit Planner position provides technical assistance with responsibilities assigned to the MPO through the Wake Transit program.

The MPO is responsible for transit planning activities including the administration of an adopted project-level concurrence process for projects funded through Wake Transit; managing the Community Funding Area Program, including providing technical transit planning assistance to local towns and agencies, prioritizing projects for funding, and monitoring project progress; managing consultant-led projects for Wake Transit implementation planning; managing the development of the annual Wake Transit Work Plan, including multi-year capital and operating programs; staffing the Wake Transit Planning Advisory Committee (TPAC); maintaining and updating the multi-year Wake Transit Vision Plan; designation of project sponsors; leading evaluations of Wake Transit-funded project performance against adopted performance targets; and maintaining and administering the application of an adopted project prioritization policy.

This is an entry-level position that will report to the CAMPO Wake Transit Program Manager and will assist with all aspects of the MPO's Wake Transit Plan implementation work. Core responsibilities of the position include providing technical and coordination assistance in the development of annual Wake Transit Work Plans (including Work Plan amendments) and for ongoing management of the Community Funding Area program.

This position is a key member of the MPO's team focused on delivering quality transit planning services to our member governments and partner agencies. Applicants should have a working knowledge of the principles and practices of regional transportation planning in an urban setting and some familiarity with federal transit and transportation funding programs and practices. An ability to establish and maintain productive professional working relationships with partners including technical staff and the general public is necessary. General knowledge of transit planning principles is helpful.