Name of Employer: City of Winston-Salem
Employer Website: https://www.cityofws.org/
Job title: Transportation Planner
Job Details / Description
Assists with the development and implementation of the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) 2040 Transportation Plan; guides the conversion of the Thoroughfare Plan and Technical Report into a Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP); works with the City-County Planning Board (CCPB) in the collection and maintenance of base year socio-economic data for the travel demand model, small area plans and other comprehensive planning activities; completes Vehicle Occupancy Counts (VOC) studies and other data collection activities on the street and highway network as needed; provides technical assistance to appointed and elected officials, business community, neighborhood organizations, general public and various staff at the Federal, State and local levels; serves as a liaison to municipalities within the MPO; completes the required performance planning and evaluation documents.
Starting salary for this position is $47,799.94 annually.
Job Candidate Qualifications
Education and Experience: A Master’s degree in transportation planning, city and regional planning or a closely related field, or a combination of a Bachelor’s degree in city and regional planning or closely related field and two years of professional experience in transportation planning. AICP Certification is desirable.
Thorough knowledge of: the concepts, principles, techniques and legal aspects of transportation planning; current literature and recent initiatives in the transportation planning field; research and statistical methods; governmental organizations and operations; community interrelationships; project management methods and techniques.
Skills and abilities to: analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information; make recommendations based on findings in studies, field observation and public contacts; use computers and other technologies in the analysis and presentation of information; prepare and deliver clear, concise and effective oral and written presentations to the general public, appointed boards and elected officials; establish and maintain effective working relationships with Federal, State, local officials, the general public, employees and contractors; work independently with minimal direction and supervision; plan and supervise the work of technicians and temporary employees; simultaneously manage multiple projects; be a problem solver.
How to Apply
Please submit your application and resume to the City of Winston-Salem.
Closing date: 12/11/2019