Name of Employer: Town of Garner
Employer Website: www.garnernc.gov
Job title: Senior Planner – Transportation
Job Details / Description
Hiring Range: $53,768.00 – $69,898.40 DOE
Salary Range: $53,768.00 – 83,449.60
The Town of Garner is seeking an experienced Senior Planner – Transportation. This position performs difficult professional work developing, coordinating and implementing a variety of transportation and land use planning activities and programs – coordinate with others on local implementation of Wake Transit Plan recommendations, develop and implement a formal TIA/TIS scoping and review program, coordinate with internal departments to promote bicycle and pedestrian improvements, recommend transportation projects for local funding, develop and implement a joint land use and transportation review of rezoning requests, seek grant and competitive funding dollars for local transportation projects, etc. – along with related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Planning Director.
The Town of Garner (pop. 33,000) is looking for a planning team member that is eager to be involved in transportation projects such as:
- Expansion of GoRaleigh bus service into Garner;
- Upcoming Bus Rapid Transit service between Garner Station and downtown Raleigh;
- Planning around two future stops for Triangle Commuter Rail;
- Preparing for the arrival of the NC 540 expressway;
- Managing the Town’s on-call transportation services contract for planning and design services – current contracts include:
o Jones Sausage Road realignment and rail grade separation (adjacent to the new Amazon Distribution Center);
o Garner Transit Planning Study for enhanced local service;
o White Oak / Hebron Church / Ackerman roads roundabout;
- Town liaison for NCDOT improvement projects including:
o The area’s first continuous flow intersection at Timber Drive/Hammond Road and US 70;
o Synchronized street improvements for US 401; and
o Bridge replacement enhancements.
Opportunities abound to continue making Garner A Great Place to Be.
Job Candidate Qualifications
Graduation from a four-year accredited college or university with a degree in transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering or related field and at least three years of professional transportation planning experience is required.
A valid driver’s license is required.
A master’s degree in urban planning or related field and AICP certification are preferred.
How to Apply
Closes July 7, 2019
Apply online at http://www.garnernc.gov/jobs