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Transportation Planner III

Fairfax County Government

Fairfax, VA United States

Responsible for all aspects of project management and coordination for complex multi-modal transportation projects. Coordinates the development, design, and review of transportation projects, plans, and feasibility studies. This includes intersection, roadway, and multi-modal projects, such as pedestrian, bicycle, transit, and parking facilities. Reviews transportation facility design plans and resolves project issues. Develops scopes for new projects and develops project cost estimates. Reviews traffic data and studies, and performs transportation planning analyses. Prepares technical reports, correspondence and other written documents. Coordinates project development with residents, agencies, and elected officials. May supervise one transportation planner.

Note: This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions.


Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field; plus four years of professional experience in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field.


Valid driver's license.


The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.


Experience in two or more of the following areas: performing transportation planning for roadway and multimodal projects, traffic engineering, and/or transportation design. Strong analytical, verbal and writing skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials and the general public. Professional Engineer (PE) license a plus. Experience in project management.


Work is generally sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items under five pounds in weight, and perform field work. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.


Panel interview.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
None Selected
Transportation Planning
Salary Range