Transportation Planner I – North Central Texas Council of Governments

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

  • Developing an understanding of the applicable laws, regulations, grant opportunities and policies pertaining to TTIP’s work
  • Working collaboratively within NCTCOG and with regional partners on TTIP initiatives
  • Monitoring transportation technology developments
  • Engaging locally, regionally, and globally in pertinent transportation technology and innovation efforts
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of projects that provide improved transportation options for DFW residents and businesses
  • Monitoring and providing assistance in the evaluation of transportation data platforms; providing recommendations for their use to manager
  • Assisting staff with the development of regional, State, and national data standards and specifications, such as the Work Zone Data Exchange Specification
  • Providing technical assistance in the implementation of transportation data platforms and other transportation technology projects
  • Assisting staff and regional partners to implement open-data best practices with respect to transportation data
  • Monitoring and providing assistance in the evaluation of emerging AV/EV vehicle types
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of projects that involve emerging AV/EV vehicle types
  • Drafting presentations for supervisor review, with the opportunity to deliver oral presentations to staff and committee members
  • Producing and working with supervisor and colleagues to interpret data, charts, maps, and reports
  • Drafting memorandums, letters, documentation, progress reports, articles, and annual reports
  • Assisting with the maintenance of program area website

Required Skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, with an ability to manage multiple assignments/tasks and work well in a deadline-driven environment without diminishing quality of work
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with data analysis
  • Working knowledge of data management best practices
  • Basic proficiency in website management tools
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods (i.e., Urban and/or Regional Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field)
  • One year of job-related experience or less

Starting Salary Range

Minimum of $45,736.00 – $54,883.20 annually

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