Planners/Senior Planners

Posted on November 18, 2019

Opportunity 

Houston-Galveston Area council (H-GAC) is seeking multiple Planners and Senior Planners to join the Regional Planning team within our Transportation department. Through cooperation with local governments, H-GAC’s Transportation Department improves the quality of life for residents across the region.

As a Planner or Senior Planner in the Transportation Department, you will have the opportunity to assist and lead coordination of programs and projects that improve mobility and safety throughout the region.  Working with a diverse team, these roles will assist with thoroughfare planning, sub-regional planning, mobility studies, access management studies, and other regional planning efforts.

The major job duties include project development and management, collecting and analyzing data, researching best practices and additional funding opportunities, and responding to inquiries on current projects. Strong project management, effective written communication, and presentation skills are crucial for success in these roles. You must be able provide professional and timely feedback to a variety of audiences.

What are we looking for in a candidate? We are pursuing individuals who enjoy and are passionate about transportation planning. The Transportation Department is one that demonstrates strong teamwork, an “all hands on deck” attitude and is passionate about doing whatever it takes to improve the quality of life for our citizens. We are looking for candidates who share these same values and are not afraid to think outside of the box, brainstorm and bring new ideas to the table. You must be a person who enjoys researching, reporting and interacting with the community. If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you!

Houston-Galveston Area Council Overview

Home to more than 7 million people, the Houston-Galveston region is one of the fastest growing and most diverse regions in the country. Making sure the region remains one of the nation’s leading places to live, work, and prosper doesn’t just happen—it takes planning and partnerships.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council serves as a forum where the region’s leaders and decision-makers come together to address local and regional issues related to transportation, the environment, public safety, aging, community planning, workforce training, and economic development. To support these efforts, the Houston-Galveston Area Council employs a robust team whose members are highly qualified, resourceful, and passionate about enhancing the region’s quality of life.

If you are looking for a career where you can help make a difference in urban, suburban, and rural communities, the Houston-Galveston Area Council has exciting opportunities for you. Learn more about why the Houston-Galveston Area Council is the right place for you to learn, grow, and excel.

Apply online via:  https://h-gac.com/careers

H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.