The Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) of the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking a qualified candidate to manage the Transportation Systems Analysis (TSA) Group. The incumbent provides managerial leadership, oversight, and direction to the TSA Group, which supports the MPO and MassDOT transportation policies, projects, and plans using a comprehensive multimodal modeling tool. The manager will work in a fast-paced team environment, providing administrative oversight, guidance, and review of the group’s work on a daily basis. The manager will also contribute to the strategic development and/or expansion of the modeling efforts undertaken by CTPS.
Candidates are required to be knowledgeable of and have experience in the following:
A master’s degree in planning, engineering, or a related field is required. At least 10 years of experience using travel models and supporting regional transportation planning and project-level analysis is necessary. Other essential qualifications include a thorough knowledge of travel demand modeling methods using transportation planning software packages such as TransCAD, along with strong analytical and communication skills. A basic understanding of the federal and state environmental process, NEPA and MEPA, in addition to FTA’s New Starts process is required.
Desired abilities are as follows: