MPO Transportation Planner
Texarkana Metropolitan Planning Organization
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Transportation Planning|
|Job Level||Mid I (1-4 years)|
|Salary Range||$33,000 - $51,831|
|AICP Certification||Not Required|
The City of Texarkana, Texas is seeking to fill the position of Transportation Planner for the Texarkana Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). The applicant will assist with short range and long range transportation plan development, transportation studies, work programs, state and federal reporting and participate in ongoing coordination with state and federal agencies as well as local member governments, private firms, and non-profit organizations.
Duties will include occasional field research, acquisition of social and economic data, land use and development data, transit data, housing, and transportation related information; the preparation of maps, reports, correspondence and presentations; and participation in public involvement activities.
Principal computer skills needed include using ESRI GIS software with transportation, land use, and census related GIS databases; secondary computer skills include familiarity with office suite software. Skills that will be acquired include a basic understanding of the theory and development of travel demand modeling.
Qualified Applicants for an entry level planner, the candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in urban/regional planning, transportation planning, GIS or related fields from an accredited college or university and one year of experience. A Master’s degree and 3 to 6 years’ experience in GIS, multi-agency/government planning, MPO planning or transportation related planning for the experienced planner position.
Annual salary range is $40,805-$51,831 for an experienced planner, plus an employee benefits package and TMRS retirement plan. The compensation for this position has been expanded to include newer planners as well as experienced planners, so it may be filled by a less experienced planner, with a salary range of ($33,000 - $43,604) depending on qualifications.
Position is open until filled.
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|Postal Address||City of Texarkana, Texas
Human Resources Department, Room 104
220 Texas Blvd.
Texarkana, TX 75504