Website Delaware County
Job Opening: Senior Transportation Planner
Department: Transportation Planning
Opening Date: August 11, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Scheduled Hours: 8:00 – 4:30 Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours per week; occasional overtime in connection with assignments
Transportation Planners perform a variety of duties and tasks related to the preparation of transportation studies and plans; external coordination with DVRPC (regional MPO), SEPTA and PENNDOT staff on regional transportation projects, programs and policies; review of subdivision and land development plans; and research into various planning policy and topics such as transportation funding, transportation design standards and multimodal transportation concepts.
Under the general supervision of the Manager of Transportation, the Senior Transportation Planner will:
Author and produce specialized planning studies and reports on topics such as transit-oriented development and complete streets
Represent the County on a variety of transportation project coordination meetings
Research and advise on transportation policy issues and projects
Manage and perform work tasks for short- and long-range planning projects
Assist in the development and implementation of the County’s multi modal trail development projects
Participate in review of land development plans
Analyze demographic, development and transportation related data
Work cooperatively with County and municipal staff, public agencies and boards
Perform all other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned
Master’s degree in Urban Studies, Community Development, Planning or related field plus 2 years of relevant experience; or bachelor’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience
Excellent computer, written, oral, and graphic communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of County management
Valid PA driver’s license
Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within six months of starting employment.
To apply, please fill out our online application form.
To apply for this job please visit www.delcopa.gov.