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Transportation Planning Manager

Town of Gilbert

Gilbert, AZ United States


An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY: $85,000.00 - $127,500.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 01/03/19
CLOSING DATE: 02/03/19 11:59 PM


The Town of Gilbert is Arizona's 5th largest city and one of Money Magazine's Best Places to Live in the U.S., and the people who serve it are proud to be tasked with ensuring it stays that way. This is why we were recently named one of Arizona's 2017 Most Admired Companies to work for by AZ Business Magazine.

Team Gilbert is a high-performing, collaborative team of innovators who do important work that makes our community better every day. If you have the heart of a public servant and the spirit of an entrepreneur...please read on!


With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Transportation Planning Manager.

The Transportation Planning Manager reports to the Development Services Director. The Transportation Planning Manager plans, coordinates, and administers the strategic and daily operational activities of the Transportation Planning Division, including the annual budget, goals, and action plans. This position develops and regulates the policies and procedures related to transportation planning, bicycle-pedestrian planning, transit planning and administration, and the Regional life-cycle programs administration, which includes Freeway, Arterial, and Transit. The Transportation Planning Manager oversees the implementation and continual update of the transportation master plan and the Americans with Disabilities Transition Plan.


You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships, and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward-thinking problem-solvers who love what they do! In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering, or related field;
  • 7 years of experience in transportation planning, public or private;
  • 3 years of experience in a supervisory role;
  • Knowledge of managerial principals, practices, and techniques;
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, and standards;
  • Effective and persuasive leadership style;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication, including the editing, oversight, and preparation of reports;
  • Skill in presentation of information and reports;
  • Experience and skill in developing and managing a budget;
  • Excellent organization to manage a diverse and complex workload;
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License.

This position is rated for Light Work – Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

This position may require climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.


In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, participation and company match in the Arizona State Retirement System and more. For more information on Team Gilbert and all we have to offer, click here.

Up For The Challenge?

Make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then we encourage you to apply today.

To complete and submit an online employment application for this position visit https://gilbertaz.gov/jobs. Incomplete applications may be rejected so please be thorough. Your resume may be included as a supplement to your application, but it cannot replace any information required for the application.

This position is an At-Will position and is FLSA Exempt – ineligible for overtime compensation.


50 E. Civic Center Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85296

Job #19-0106

Committed to equal opportunity, reasonable accommodation, and a smoke-free/drug-free workplace. Gilbert will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
None Selected
Transportation Planning
Salary Range
$85,000.00 - $127,500.00 Annually