Senior Planner – Transportation – Garner, NC | 6.24.19

Name of Employer: Town of Garner
Employer Website:
Garner, NC
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


Posted on

June 24, 2019

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