MetroPlan Orlando

MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties is seeking a Transportation Planner. This position works within the Department of Transportation Planning. The Transportation Planner will provide assistance in transportation activities and assist on specialized projects as identified in the Unified Planning Work Program. Duties also include promoting public awareness of the current state of transportation issues and informing elected officials and the public on the current status of projects in progress. Ideal candidates will have 2 to 5 years of Transportation Planning experience with some experience in Metropolitan Planning Organization work products including GIS, Travel Demand Modeling, & data analysis.

The Transportation Planner will:
• Assist in the preparation and periodic updating of Metropolitan Transportation Plan
• Assists in the preparation and periodic updating of Prioritized Project List
• Assist in the annual development of system wide mobility performance management program
• Assist Manager of Transportation Planning on project delivery and completion of tasks
• Monitor and report socio-demographic growth and patterns
• Establish and maintain land use and socio-economic database
• Promote improved land use planning methods that are better integrated with transportation planning and public health activities
• Research, interpret, analyze and conceptualize information and data
• Serve on appropriate project advisory committees
• Respond to citizen inquiries; represent organization at various events, functions or meetings
• Assist in developing and maintaining positive working relationships with governmental agencies, transportation operating agencies, and the business community
• Assist with major transportation planning studies
• Provide staff support to the Technical Advisory Committee and various subcommittees

Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree in urban planning, Public Administration, transportation planning, or related field and two (2) years of experience or a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience in transportation planning (may substitute an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)

Salary & Benefits
The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent fringe benefits package. It is based in a beautiful downtown Orlando location with convenient access to the Church Street SunRail Station, nearby Lymmo Service, a Lynx bus stop at the front door, and secure bicycle and vehicle parking.

How to Apply Send a cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume to: OR Director of Finance & Administration, MetroPlan Orlando, 250 South Orange Avenue, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32801. Completion of a MetroPlan Orlando employment application form will be required of those selected for interview.

MetroPlan Orlando is an equal opportunity employer, a drug-free workplace, and a tobacco-free workplace. It is the policy of MetroPlan Orlando that all applicants selected for employment must sign an Affidavit for Non-Use of Tobacco Products in order to be hired by MetroPlan Orlando. The non-use of tobacco products must have been for a period of at least six months immediately preceding application for employment; and must be maintained and continued for the duration of employment with MetroPlan Orlando. This position will be open until filled however, first round of applications must be received by May 6, 2022.

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