Transportation Planner – Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District

Under the supervision of the Transportation Planning Manager, with potential tasks also to be completed for the Comprehensive Planning and Housing Department, the Transportation Planner contributes to the diverse work program of a busy and growing Regional Planning Agency.

The position’s work program requires an understanding of the principles, practices, and methods of transportation analysis and related technical assistance. Strong data collection and analysis skills are essential.  Familiarity with Metropolitan Planning Organizations, Performance Based Planning, congestion and safety management, and Title VI guidance is preferred, but not required.

The position’s work responsibilities include:

  • Collecting, organizing, and maintaining various forms of transportation data, including but not limited to highway safety and congestion, public transit,
  • Collecting and utilizing land use, socioeconomic, infrastructure, and various other data for plans, studies, and reports
  • Managing projects and working collaboratively to arrive at constructive solutions as part of a team
  • Initiating, scheduling, and presenting work at public meetings
  • Communicating effectively with internal staff and regional, state and federal agency partners
  • Completing occasional field work
  • Data analysis, interpretation, and effective data presentation
  • Performing other duties as needed

Attendance at some night and/or weekend meetings will be required. SRPEDD is working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic; we will return to in-person operations as soon as it is safe to do so.

Experience with the following items is required:

  • Public outreach and collaboration
  • Strong research and writing skills with the ability to switch between technical and narrative styles
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Understanding of and ability to discuss various types of justice and diversity (racial, ethnic, linguistic, age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, immigration status, and more), as they relate to planning, data interpretation, and Title VI policy
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • ESRI software, including ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, ArcGIS Online
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Education Requirements: 

A Master’s degree in Urban/City Planning, Civil Engineering or closely related field is preferred; experience in transportation planning and transit planning as well as an AICP membership a plus.

Starting Salary:

$50,000 to $65,000, depending upon qualifications.

Requirements and Deadlines for Applications: 

Please forward cover letter, resume, 2-4 work samples, and 3 professional references via email by January 13, 2021 to:

Paul L. Mission, Transportation Planning Manager     SRPEDD
88 Broadway, Taunton, MA  02780
pmission@srpedd.org

SRPEDD is an Equal Opportunity employer.  Position is open until filled.

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About SRPEDD:

SRPEDD is a collegial workplace with experienced staff. We are looking for a proven self-starter and independent worker who is equally at home in a collaborative working environment. 

Our work includes regional transportation, highway corridor evaluation, transit route analysis and bicycle/pedestrian projects.  Additional work includes habitat restoration and watershed protection, build-out and fiscal impact scenarios, zoning bylaws, drone surveys and 3D interior photography, economic development, and infrastructure initiatives, and more. SRPEDD supports the 4 cities and 23 towns in our region to build community and enhance quality of life for all. Through careful collaboration, SRPEDD seeks to enhance equitable economic development opportunities, envision, and plan for the long-term future, foster sustainable growth, and cultivate the systems and networks that emphasize social justice and community development.