Transportation Planner I
The Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission (GCRPC) is one of 24 regional associations in Texas. The Public Transportation Planner performs routine (journey-level) planning services and technical assistance work. Work involves the development, implementation, and maintenance of GCRPC’s 5-year Regionally Coordinated Transportation Plan. For more details, click here.
The Public Transportation Planner performs routine (journey-level) planning services and technical assistance work. Work involves the development, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the Golden Crescent region’s 5-year Regionally Coordinated Transportation Plan. The Public Transportation Planner coordinates project development tasks and reporting across departments for regional public transportation activities.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
• Contributes planning expertise to the development and implementation of projects, identifies, and recommends action on planning and project risks and opportunities.
• Studies, analyzes, and evaluates the performance of current and proposed services.
• Develops recommendations for system improvements.
• Provides support and assistance for meetings, presentations, correspondence, documentation, articles, and reports.
• Assists with oversight and compliance activities consistent with grantor program guidelines.
• Assists in implementing transit-focused strategies.
• Coordinates, implements, manages, and assesses public transportation related projects.
• Develops and administers procurements to support the needs of the regional public transportation system.
• Facilitates the organization, review, research, and plan(s), under program management oversight.
• All other duties as assigned.
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
• 1-2 years of experience preferred in planning, organizing, and directing a public transit system or related operation.
• Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, City and Regional Planning, Public Administration or closely related field.
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• An ideal candidate will have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff, partner agencies, the public, and stakeholders.
• Ability to derive insights through analysis of data from various data sets.
• Ability to collect, aggregate, and organize data.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Knowledge of short- or long-range transportation planning.
• Experience with quantitative methods, ArcGIS, travel demand modeling, or similar software and the ability to use these tools.
Equal Opportunity Employer