Tracking Code: 744-153

Job Description
The NCTCOG Transportation Department is seeking a Transportation Program Assistant II to assist managers in carrying out department projects and programs, including the department’s federally required Unified Planning Work Program.  Position will be responsible for planning, developing, and implementing assigned projects and programs.  Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at  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:

  • Developing, in coordination with fiscal management and program area staff, the biennial Unified Planning Work Program and subsequent amendments for committee and federal/state approvals
  • Organizing the development and submittal of department annual work performance and goal reports adhering to federal and/or state guidelines and requirements for document development
  • Establishing work plans and evaluating the effectiveness of activities
  • Implementing departmental policies and procedures
  • Compiling and organizing data
  • Adhering to records management guidelines
  • Creating and maintaining quality control measures
  • Preparing and delivering oral presentations
  • Posting information to and maintaining current Web pages
  • Resolving problems associated with program activities and providing instruction and guidance to others
  • Collaborating with internal staff and external partners
  • Providing proactive and timely assistance to Agency membership, external organizations, the general public, and staff
  • Drafting, compiling, reviewing, and distributing various department correspondence, meeting materials, presentations, spreadsheets, manuals, and reports
  • Providing assistance in ad hoc special events, projects, or programs as assigned
Required Skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to multitask
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
Required Experience
  • Broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field, normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor’s degree
  • At least one year of related work experience


Minimum of $39,521 annually

FLSA: Non-Exempt

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the North Central Texas Council of Governments has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer


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Position Type

Regular / Full Time


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