CLOSING DATE: 4/18/18
The Functional Planning and Policy Division of the Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking a motivated planner with strong transportation planning experience to join one of the nation's premier planning agencies and help shape Montgomery County for the 21st century. The Senior Transportation Planner position will serve under the direction of a Planning Supervisor or Planner Coordinator in a fast-paced work environment focusing on a variety of duties that support countywide transportation planning projects.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT SKILLS AND ABILITIES INCLUDE:
The skill set and qualities of the ideal candidate include: (1) self-motivation (2) ability to pay attention to detail; (3) ability to work independently; (4) strong computer skills and database management experience, (5) desire to work with and analyze large, complex data sets and; (6) basic knowledge of transportation planning techniques and procedures, as well as knowledge of and experience with the ESRI ArcGIS software platform.
Working knowledge of and/or hands on experience with the application of Critical Lane Volume (CLV) and Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) delay-based traffic analysis methods is desirable.
Working knowledge of the full MicroSoft Office software as well as statistical analysis packages is also preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in planning, transportation planning, urban planning, engineering, or
equivalent disciplines related to job function and three years of applicable
professional level planning experience; OR an equivalent combination of
education and experience.
The Montgomery County Planning Department is conveniently located in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland near the Silver Spring subway (Metro) and train (MARC) stations. The Department is an element of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), an award winning, bi-county organization, and offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries. Transit subsidies are available. Work is performed in a typical office environment. See http://www.mncppc.org/commission_home.html
As required by the duties and responsibilities of the job.