MetroPlan Orlando, the metropolitan planning organization for Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties is seeking to hire two Transportation Planners. These positions work within the Department of Transportation Planning. Applicants will be considered for both open positions.
Assists in the preparation and periodic updating of Metropolitan Transportation Plan
Assists with the integration of freight, goods and services mobility planning into the transportation planning process
Act as a resource person for the region concerning matters of transportation planning
Promote improved land use planning methods that are better integrated with transportation planning and public health activities
Maintain the transportation system surveillance effort, including highway and transit system inventory and congestion management
Assist in the analysis and evaluation of specific Transit and Bicycle & Pedestrian proposals, including station area and access studies, bicycle facilities and networks and proposals for new or improved transit services
Participate in technical task forces dealing with transportation activities and associated data development work
Assist in developing and maintaining positive working relationships with governmental agencies, transportation operating agencies, and the business community
Assist with major transportation planning studies
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning, civil engineering or transportation planning and one (1) year of experience or a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ experience in related field with a concentration in transportation engineering systems.
May substitute an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Salary & Benefits
The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent fringe benefits package, including health insurance and paid time off. MetroPlan Orlando is based in beautiful downtown Orlando, 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 and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org 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. 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.
All applications must be received by July 31, 2019. Open until filled.