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Location: Arlington, Texas
Transportation Planner - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AND TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is seeking an entry- or mid-level Transportation Planner in the Sustainable Development Community Schools and Transportation Program, which undertakes projects related to safe routes to school, community school siting, and planning for bicycle and pedestrian modes of transportation.
Some of the specific project areas that the successful candidate may anticipate assisting with include: developing safe routes to schools plans, providing technical assistance to cities, evaluating and scoring proposed safe routes to school projects for funding, developing and providing training opportunities, conducting research and data collection, conducting public meetings and outreach, and facilitating regional conversations and coordination. More information about the Community Schools and Transportation Program is available at www.nctcog.org/schools and www.nctcog.org/saferoutestoschool.
This posting is for the entry-level Transportation Planner I position. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for the mid-level Transportation Planner II position, or 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.
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, 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.