SENIOR TRANSPORTATION PLANNER (I, II and/or III)

Posted on August 13, 2019

The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) serves as the Planning District Commission (PDC) for Planning District 16, which includes over 360,000 people in five jurisdictions. Planning District 16 is the fourth-largest and fastest-growing of the Commonwealth’s 21 planning districts. GWRC provides a broad array of planning services, including regional environmental, energy-conservation, hazard mitigation and rural transportation; operates GWRideConnect, the Region’s transit/transportation demand management agency; and serves as staff to its sister board, the Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (FAMPO).

ABOUT THE POSITION(S)

Senior Transportation Planner I -

This is a senior level, full-time position responsible for assisting in the MPO transportation planning process. In addition to working with FAMPO staff, Senior transportation Planner I works with stakeholders including federal, state, and local governments, elected officials, and the public. The successful candidate must exhibit knowledge and ability to interact with senior staff at localities, state agencies and other organizations with the ability to be regarded as a subject matter expert within the transportation planning field.

Senior Transportation Planner II -

Including and in addition to the responsibilities and duties described under Senior Transportation Planner I, the Senior Transportation Planner II may take on group, team or section supervisory duties as conditions warrant.

Senior Transportation Planner III -

Including and in addition to the responsibilities described for Senior Transportation Planner I and II, the Senior Transportation Planner III may fill in for Deputy FAMPO Administrator or FAMPO Administrator at high level and strategic external meetings as circumstances warrant.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Senior Transportation Planner I:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years’ experience minimum.
  • Master’s degree and 7 years’ experience minimum.
  • GIS Proficiency at the routing geospatial analysis and map making level at a minimum.
  • Travel Demand Modeling Experience Preferred.
  • Experience with Virginia’s SMART-SCALE project preparation a plus.
  • Basic supervisory experience a plus.
  • AICP or equivalent (GISP, CZA, PE, etc.) preferred and can be substituted for 3 years’ experience towards the minimums listed above.

Senior Transportation Planner II: (Senior Transportation Planner I plus the following)

  • Bachelor’s degree and 15 years’ experience minimum.
  • Master’s degree and 10 years’ experience minimum.
  • AICP or equivalent (GISP, CZA, PE, etc.) preferred and can be substituted for 3 years’ experience towards the minimums listed above.
  • Team or group supervisory/leadership experience a plus.
  • Subject matter expertise in Travel Demand Modeling, Dynamic Traffic Assignment, or corridor studies preferred.

Senior Transportation Planner III: (Senior Transportation Planner I and II plus the following)

  • Bachelor’s degree and 20 years’ experience.
  • Master’s degree and 13 years’ experience.
  • Subject matter expertise in transportation planning with the ability to present and lead workshops at technical trainings, conferences and other venues.
  • The ability to operate in the stead of a the Deputy FAMPO Administrator or FAMPO Administrator when needed.

COMPENSATION

Starting salary negotiable depending on qualifications. An outstanding benefits package is also provided.

TO APPLY

Please email a résumé, cover letter, salary history, a representative sample of your work for a transportation study or plan, and four references to fampo@gwregion.org.Position is open until filled. GWRC/FAMPO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

George Washington Regional Commission/Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, making decision without regard to race, sex, national origins, disability, age, color, low-income, limited-English proficiency