Metropolitan Planning Organization Administrator – Amarillo, Texas
Amarillo sits at the crossroads of America, almost equidistant from both coasts, with a population of 199,000 residents and covering 100 square miles. Amarillo is the 13th largest city in Texas in terms of population. The Amarillo Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is a federally mandated administrative agency responsible for coordination of the highway, transit, and land use planning process necessary to receive federal funds for highway and transit improvements. The purpose of the MPO is to provide local citizens and elected officials the opportunity to be involved in the transportation planning process. The Amarillo MPO consists of a Policy Committee, a Technical Committee, and the MPO staff. The MPO serves the City of Amarillo, parts of Potter and Randall counties, and the Texas Department of Transportation Amarillo District.
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning, this position is responsible for the planning and administrative activities of the Amarillo MPO. The ideal candidate is an innovative leader and strategic thinker with the skills and experience needed conceive and implement sound transportation planning initiatives. Excellent project management skills are required to deliver streamlined, customer-focused processes that enhance efficiencies and deliver quality service. An individual who has the vision, insight, and experience to see the broader picture in terms of community progress and growth is desired. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, elected officials, employees, and state agencies. Maturity, self-confidence, and strength of professional convictions are required in order to provide administrative insight and counsel to committees and stakeholders of the MPO. A demonstrated ability to be politically astute yet diplomatic when presenting professional views, as well as being committed to carrying out ultimate decisions in a timely manner will be essential.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in planning, GIS, or a related field and a minimum of five years of MPO transportation planning experience in municipal transportation operations in a supervisory capacity. AICP Certification, TPCB Professional Transportation Planner Credential, or the ability to obtain either within three (3) years of employment is required.
Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches
For more information on this position contact:
Larry Gilley, Senior Vice President, Executive Recruitment
Strategic Government Resources
This ad reposted 2/14/18 and will remain through 2/28/18 at the employer’s request.
Regional Planner or Senior Regional Planner (DOQ) at Capitol Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) in Austin, Texas
This ad posted 01/09/2018
TRANSPORTATION and FREIGHT PLANNERS, and PROJECT ENGINEER – North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) Transportation Department
The NCTCOG Transportation Dept. is seeking to fill entry- or mid-level Planner positions in the program areas listed below.
- Freight Planners I or II – (Freight Planning) – develop and implement strategies to support economic development, transportation safety, and air quality initiatives related to the movement of freight.
- Transportation Planner I or II – (Transit Planning) – support transit planning activities.
And also the below Engineer position in Environmental Streamlining:
- Project Engineer – manage the Environmental Streamlining Team and provide planning and technical expertise in support of expediting projects in the region.
Applicants wishing to be considered for these positions should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position(s) that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.
The NCTCOG is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, the NCTCOG has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.
The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation
This ad posted 2/6/18
Transportation Planner/GIS Technician Position Open at the Permian Basin MPO in Midland
Summary: The Permian Basin MPO (PBMPO) seeks a creative, knowledgeable and achievement-oriented individual to contribute to the growth and success of our regional practice in transportation planning for a 3 county area.The position is immediately available in the Midland,TX location and will involve interacting with public transit principals and personnel in this and other offices.
The successful candidate will serve as a Transportation Planner/GIS Technician in coordination with PBMPO principals. Under the supervision of the MPO Director, this person is responsible for all aspects of GIS, transportation planning, data collection and data management. This position primarily focuses on travel demand modeling, statistical analysis, and graphic illustrations.
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This ad posted 2/13/18
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