Senior Planner Transportation – City of Watertown

The Community Development & Planning Department seeks an individual to provide planning analysis of transportation projects and initiatives, and coordinate transportation policy and planning for the City.  Takes the lead on transportation planning to attain the City’s climate goals, including transportation demand management, complete streets planning, and supporting transportation modes such as biking and walking, commuter shuttles, and micro-transit.  Provides staff support to the Watertown Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee, and works closely with the Watertown Transportation Management Association. The senior planner writes reports, manages grants, supervises consultants, makes presentations to public meetings, implements plans, reviews legal documents and makes recommendations. Supports other long and short range planning efforts, including updating the Comprehensive Plan.

For more information on Watertown’s accomplishments in transportation planning in a network of roads, sidewalks and bikeways

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or Transportation Planning related field and 3 years of transportation planning experience, Masters Degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Computer skills and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record.

STARTING SALARY RANGE:          $66,041-$74,330 annually, with an excellent benefit package

TO APPLY:   A City of Watertown application form is available at in  the employment tab or at the Personnel Department.  An application form with resume and cover letter is accepted by email:; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Department, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.