Associate Planner - Transportation
City of Wilmington
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Transportation Planning|
|Job Level||Mid I (1-4 years)|
|Salary Range||$42,978.00 - $54,366.00|
Provide transportation planning services for the City of Wilmington, Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and related local agencies by providing conceptual and technical transportation planning services; conducting research; project management; collecting data; facilitating meetings; coordinating the review process; creating maps, publications and other visuals for forecasting; and maintaining and updating databases. Other duties include conducting public outreach; responding to inquiries by citizens, local and appointed officials, and staff related to transportation issues; and assessing damage due to weather-related activities.
Provide planning services by identifying and prioritizing local needs, developing conceptual designs and providing supporting documentation, assessing transportation limitations and opportunities, analyzing public routes, maintaining and updating transportation plans, providing project support, and identifying and completing grant applications. Provide technical services by reviewing development plans, publishing traffic and accident information, developing regulatory tools, providing trip estimates, calculating roadway capacity, reviewing transportation impact analysis, reviewing Synchro analysis, travel demand modeling, working with state agencies, and solving problems. Manage projects by developing proposal specifications, developing scope and amendments, evaluating proposals, recommending contracts, monitoring consultant progress, ensuring public involvement, monitoring quality control, and move projects through the adoption process and facilitate implementation. Coordinate data collection and publications by creating geographic data and maps, developing and maintaining roadway classification systems, developing and publishing information to the public, and maintaining the website. Facilitate meetings and coordinate with local, state and federal agencies by developing and participating in meetings and on committees, ensuring review by appropriate agencies for projects and programs, providing comments on state projects, and representing the City and MPO in meetings and on committees.
Assist the public with planning issues and questions by responding to questions and inquiries and providing information.
Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Transportation Planning, Urban & Regional Planning, Public Administration or closely related field.
Minimum one year of professional experience in transportation planning or related field.
Other Requirements: Valid Driver's License
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) designation preferred.
Note: This is a re-advertisement and previous applicants do not need to reapply.
|Contact Name||Georgette Saul|
|Postal Address||PO Box 1810
Wilmington, NC 28402