Transportation Planner- Roanoke Rapids, NC- 6.24.20

Name of Employer: Halifax County
Employer Website:
Job City: Roanoke Rapids
State: NC
Job title: Transportation Planner

Job Details / Description:


This position will coordinate the transportation planning processes for the Peanut Belt Rural Planning Organization (RPO) for the Counties of Halifax, Bertie, Herford and Northampton; serve as staff to the RPO Rural Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) and to the RPO Rural transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). Assist in the rural transportation planning activities of the Peanut Belt RPO; apply knowledge of transportation concepts, regional planning organizations and impact studies to provide staff support to advisory boards and elected officials. Provide GIS assistance for transportation, environmental and other planning projects as needed. Conduct specialized research; perform special studies such as traffic counts, corridor studies, crash analysis, bicycle and pedestrian facility inventory and assessments or socioeconomic, demographic and land use inventories. Coordinates with and provides technical assistance to a variety of local and state transportation officials, elected officials, local government staff, the general public, consultants and others on projects and plans. Ability to supervise employees as needed. The hiring range for this position is $ 40,102- $50,779. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Job Candidate Qualifications:



** Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment. Master’s degree in Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering or closely related field, and one year of experience working with a governmental entity preferred; OR BA degree in Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering or a closely related field and three years of experience, preferably working with transportation or community planning or other relevant training and experience.

How to Apply:

Closing Date: “Open Until Filled”



Posted on

June 24, 2020

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