Transportation Planner

Posted on February 22, 2019

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER - The Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) Metropolitan Planning Organization division (MRMPO) is looking for an energetic and driven individual to join its team as an entry level, full-time Transportation Planner. This position will support the short and long-range metropolitan transportation planning process in central New Mexico.

Responsibilities:
Quantitative and qualitative analyses, written reports, outreach and education, and attending public meetings. Specific duties will include assisting with the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) database management, project monitoring and tracking, project data entry and analysis. This position will assist with project prioritization, multimodal systems evaluation, programming of project funding, performance analysis and other duties to assist MRCOG staff as assigned.

General Skills:
Effective interpersonal communication skills as the position will involve extensive coordination with internal staff, local and tribal agencies and member governments, with occasional public speaking and presentations. GIS skills and knowledge of federal transportation policies are preferred.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in geography, planning, civil engineering, or a related field. Salary is entry level commensurate with experience. Apply with cover letter and resume submitted to Mid-Region Council of Governments, 809 Copper Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, ATTN: Human Resources Manager, no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, March 22, 2019. Employment pending successful background check. All new employees are hired subject to a one-year probationary status. MRCOG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Mid-Region Council of Governments
809 Copper Avenue NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
(505) 247-1750-tel. (505) 247-1753-fax
www.mrcog-nm.gov