Transportation/Regional Planner

Organization: Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments

Posted: January 23, 2019 | Closing: March 1, 2019

Job Description

The Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (METROCOG), a multi-discipline regional planning organization with six member communities – Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the position of Transportation/ Regional Planner performs professional and technical work involving the administration, advanced research and analysis, and presentation of information and recommendations on long-range land-use planning, regional planning, transportation planning, urban design, conservation, hazard mitigation and economic development issues.

Essential Duties (including but not limited to):

  • Support the development and maintenance of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan and Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP);
  • Prepare and manage transportation/corridor plans, transit oriented development, brownfields, etc.;
  • Facilitate public outreach/participation/education for various initiatives;
  • Assist with the development of short- and long-range work plans, procedures, budgets and schedules;
  • Develop written and data reports to support the transportation planning process;
  • Use GIS to develop maps and spatially illustrate trends, patterns and operating conditions;
  • Conduct land parcel analyses, network analyses, freight analyses, business inventories and transportation impact assessments.
  • Assist in the development of federal and state grant application, as well as grant administration.
  • Attend meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions determined by supervisor.

How to Apply

Interested candidates, please mail or email letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and pertinent work experience to:
Matthew Fulda, Executive Director
Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments
1000 Lafayette Boulevard, Suite 925
Bridgeport, CT 06604

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