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Transportation Planner I  – North Central Texas Council of Governments

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following

  • Assisting with the conduct of system and corridor planning studies
  • Researching efficient freight planning solutions for the North Central Texas region
  • Conducting work on rail-focused projects including rail/road grade crossings (i.e., analyzing at-grade crossings, writing white papers on rail movements in the region, working with railroad partners, and working on intermodal issues in the region)
  • Assisting with technical analyses related to safety, operations, and traffic
  • Assisting with and participating in data collection, maintenance, mapping, and analysis activities
  • Assisting with the development of goals and objectives, work plans, and strategies
  • Drafting and preparing oral presentations
  • Updating Website information
  • Drafting memorandums, letters, documentation, progress reports, articles, and annual reports for supervisor review
  • Planning and attending meetings, events, and workshops

Required Skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Basic working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Transportation/regional planning knowledge, with an interest in goods movement desired

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods (e.g., Transportation Planning, City and Regional Planning, Geography or a related area)
  • One year or less of job-related experience 


Minimum of $40,446.00 annually 

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