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Employment Opportunities

Posted 1/22/2019

Transportation/Regional Planner

The Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (METROCOG), a multi-discipline regional planning organization with six member communities - Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner performs professional and technical work involving the administration, advanced research and analysis, and presentation of information and recommendations on long-range land-use planning, regional planning, transportation planning, urban design, conservation, hazard mitigation and economic development issues.

Essential Duties (including but not limited to):

  • Support the development and maintenance of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan and Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP);
  • Prepare and manage transportation/corridor plans, transit oriented development, brownfields, etc.;
  • Facilitate public outreach/participation/education for various initiatives;
  • Assist with the development of short- and long-range work plans, procedures, budgets and schedules;
  • Develop written and data reports to support the transportation planning process;
  • Use GIS to develop maps and spatially illustrate trends, patterns and operating conditions;
  • Conduct land parcel analyses, network analyses, freight analyses, business inventories and transportation impact assessments.
  • Assist in the development of federal and state grant application, as well as grant administration.
  • Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions determined by supervisor.

Qualifications:

The position requires graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in city/regional planning, transportation management, public administration or a closely related field. Master's degree preferred OR an appropriate combination of education and experience. Proficiency in using the Office Suite of programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is a must. Ability to use ArcGIS, traffic assessment and modeling software, including Highway Capacity Software/TransCAD as well as experience in Geographic Information Systems is preferred. This is a full-time position, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates, please mail or email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and pertinent work experience to:

Matthew Fulda, Executive Director
Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments
1000 Lafayette Boulevard, Suite 925
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Email: info@ctmetro.org

Position will remain opened until filled.