Tracking Code

717-153
Job Description
The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking a Principal-level Transportation Planner to assume a leadership role in the implementation of transit projects.  Specific responsibilities related to the position are outlined below.  Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/.  To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings.  All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience as well as a current resume.

 

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

  • Administering Federal Transit Administration Programs including: Urbanized Area Formula, Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities and other related public transportation programs
  • Managing projects, including overseeing subrecipients or consultants, ensuring program compliance, and creating and maintaining project schedules, funding, budgets, contracts and reports
  • Managing federal transit related assets on an ongoing basis
  • Conducting capital, planning and service procurements serving as the project team lead
  • Coordinating with public and private transportation providers, health and human service agencies, workforce development boards, advocacy groups, and other stakeholders in the region to promote regional transit coordination activities
  • Developing and maintaining effective regional relationships
  • Supporting short- and long-range transit planning efforts
  • Supervising staff
  • Delivering oral presentations
  • Providing committee support
  • Preparing and reviewing correspondence, documentation, articles, executive summaries and reports
Required Skills
  • Strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Experience with project schedule development and tracking
  • Well versed in project management and time management
  • Knowledge of Federal Transit Administration programs and planning requirements desired
  • Ability to work with federal, state or local transportation programs
  • Good interpersonal and customer-service skills, with ability to establish collaboration
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders (elected officials, all levels of government, technical staff, interest groups, etc.)
  • Ability to work with communities to develop solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods (Transportation Planning, Urban/Regional Planning, Public Administration, Engineering, or related area). A Master’s degree is preferred, but not required.
  • At least five years of job-related experience

FLSA: Exempt

 

Salary

Minimum of $63,104.00 per year

 

NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

 

Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

Job Location
ARLINGTON, Texas, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Position Type

Regular / Full Time

Location

North Central Texas Council of Governments Regional 9-1-1, Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX