Transportation Planning Director – State of Connecticut

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), is recruiting for a Transportation Planning Director in the Bureau of Policy and Planning, at our headquarters located in Newington Connecticut. This Transportation Director position will lead a newly formed Office of Policy & Intergovernmental Affairs. This Transportation Director position and dedicated staff will be critical in ensuring an open and transparent relationship with our federal and local partners and stakeholders, ensuring federal planning requirements are met, staying abreast of federal policy changes and capitalizing on discretionary funding opportunities associated with the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. We are seeking candidates who excel in policy development, communication and relationship building to lead us into the future. This position is full time, 40 hours per week and will report to the Bureau Chief of Policy & Planning.

The Role:

This new Director will oversee three units: Policy Development; Grants & Socio-Economics, and Intergovernmental Affairs. The Policy Development unit will be created which will track and lead the review, analysis, and comment on state and federal actions, including, but not limited to; proposed federal and state laws, regulations, Notices of Proposed Rulemakings (NPRM), Notices of Requests for Information or Comments on federal policy, policy changes, guidance, and pilot programs. This unit will also track and ensure timely fulfillment of federal planning requirements and act as the lead in development, review and periodic updating of Department Policies.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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