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Location: Arlington, TX
TRANSPORTATION PLANNER – SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
The North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department is seeking an entry- or mid-level Transportation Planner in the Sustainable Development program, which undertakes projects region-wide related to the interface between land use and transportation, planning for bicycle and pedestrian modes of transportation, transit-oriented development, and community school siting.
This position is an exciting opportunity to see integrated transportation and land-use planning move from theory to policy to implementation at a regional scale. Some of the specific project areas that the successful candidate may anticipate assisting with include: managing awarded contracts for projects that emphasize mixed-use development, transit-oriented development, and bicycle/pedestrian access; managing projects that advance unique environmental and transportation solutions; managing projects addressing inventive regional parking solutions; developing green infrastructure training opportunities; developing multimodal roadway corridor plans using context-sensitive design principles; developing downtown vision plans; developing project funding criteria and performance measures; and more. To learn more about our activities, please visit https://www.nctcog.org/trans/quality/land-use.
Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position 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.
NCTCOG is recognized as a military-friendly employer and values the knowledge, experience, and skills acquired during your military service career. All qualified veterans are invited to apply.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (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 North Central Texas Council of Governments (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.