$57,066.88 - $73,453.64 Annually
The City of Madison is seeking a Transportation Planner to join the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) section of the Planning Division. This position is responsible for supporting the transportation planning work activities of the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board, the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Madison Metropolitan Area. This includes assistance in preparation of the long-range multi-modal regional transportation plan, corridor and area plans and studies, public transit and active transportation plans, annual updates to the Transportation Improvement Program, and annual performance measure monitoring and reporting. Planning support work includes, among other activities, conducting analyses to support plan and study recommendations, assisting with public transit studies and plans, development and maintenance of land use and transportation information and GIS data sets and creation of maps and graphics. It also includes assistance with public involvement activities, including maintaining content on the MPO's website and social media outlets and staff support to the MPO policy board and advisory committees. The Planner 1 starts at $57,066.88/annually; and the Planner 2 starts at $61,899.50/annually. Classification at the 1 or 2 level will be determined at the time of hire and will be based on the candidate's relevant work experience and overall qualifications.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in preparation of the multi-modal regional transportation plan, and corridor/small area studies.
Prepare or assist in preparing public transit and specialized transportation plans and studies.
Prepare or assist in preparing bicycle transportation plans and studies.
Assist in developing and maintaining transportation planning information systems and data bases, including GIS data and cartographic products.
Assist in implementing the MPO's public participation plan, including development and maintenance of content on the MPO's website and social media outlets.
If an applicant does not possess the degree above, HR will review the application materials to determine if the applicant possesses the following equivalent experience: Familiarity with the following:
The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its citizens and visitors. Therefore, successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to work effectively with multicultural communities. For a complete list of the knowledge, skills and abilities, please see the class specification at this link:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/madisonwi/default.cfm?action=specbulletin&ClassSpecID=829361&headerfooter=0
Ability to meet the transportation requirements of the position. Ability to attend meetings during the evening or on weekends.
Employees will be expected to spend a majority of time sitting while operating a desktop computer and telephone. Employees may also have significant public contact and will be expected to provide excellent customer service. Employees may be required to travel to various locations in the City of Madison to attend meetings.
Applications must be received by August 5, 2018 to be considered. Apply online today! www.cityofmadison.com/jobs.