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Location: Arlington, TX
Salary: $48,030.00 - $57,636.00 annually
Are you looking to join an award-winning organization with a culture built on innovation and public service? Are you looking for a position that offers a hybrid work schedule with work from home options?
The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is seeking a mid-level Transportation Planner in the Coordinated Land-Use and Transportation Parking Management Program, which undertakes projects related to parking management, land development practices, transit-oriented development (TOD), and planning for bicycle and pedestrian modes of transportation.
This position will conduct a wide range of activities with internal and external stakeholders in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area related to parking management. Some of the specific project types that the successful candidate may assist with include coordinating parking studies and data collection, developing parking management resources and technical assistance for local stakeholders, recommending zoning updates related to parking, conducting public meetings and outreach, and facilitating regional conversations and coordination. Additionally, this role will support the development of area land use and transportation plans including analysis of related land use topics such as zoning, economic development, and integration of multiple transportation modes.
Due to the pandemic, the North Central Texas Council of Governments is currently permitting employees to work a hybrid schedule that consists of the equivalent of a minimum of two days per week in the NCTCOG offices in Arlington, Texas, and three days remotely from home within the Dallas-Fort Worth Region.
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 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.
How to Apply
Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://www.nctcog.org/Careers.
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.