Principal Planner- RI Division of Statewide Planning

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To perform complex professional, community, regional and statewide planning functions and, as required, to supervise the work of other planners, technicians and other subordinates engaged in such functions; and to do related work as required.

Illustrative Examples of Work Performed: To perform complex professional planning work relative to a community assistance, a regional or a statewide planning program.
As assigned, to supervise studies and present findings and recommendations on a variety of planning activities that are phases of community assistance program and/or a statewide planning program. To assist and advise city and town planning officials in the development of work programs designed to solve local planning, development or re-development problems.

This position will work primarily within the Division’s Transportation Planning Group, which develops and updates a variety of transportation plans related to pedestrian, bicycle, rail, highway, and other transportation modes and facilities. The ideal candidate possesses a strong interest in and knowledge of all transportation modes; the ability to manage consultants or develop studies and plans; the ability to work cooperatively; the ability to collect and compile a variety of quantitative and qualitative data; the skills needed to prepare reports, plans, memos, presentations, maps, and related graphics. The candidate should be able to research and apply federal and state transportation requirements and standards.  Strong writing and GIS skills desired.  Attendance at one evening meeting monthly will be required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a recognized college with a Master’s Degree in Urban or Regional Planning; and
Experience: Such as may have been gained through: employment involving the performance of responsible professional planning work in the field of local, regional or state planning. Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

Salary: $64,703.00 – $73,178.00 Annually

Full job description and application are here.

Closing: 6/12/2022 11:59 PM Eastern