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    Summary

    You will serve as a Community Planner responsible for overseeing and administering Federal-aid transportation planning programs and activities that lead to the development of transportation plans and work products that lead to implementable transportation projects or programs. Provides advice and guidance to State Department of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organization(s) (MPO), and local government officials regarding assigned areas of the Transportation Planning program.

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    Responsibilities

    Serving as a Community Planner (Transportation) you will:

    • Provide guidance and technical assistance to Division staff and state Department of Transportation and MPO staffs on current Federal planning requirements, policies, procedures, and guidance.
    • Oversee the development of transportation planning processes, programs and products and assess the adequacy of State and/or Metropolitan Planning processes to meet Federal transportation planning.
    • Explain requirements, negotiate working agreements, exchange and review information; and resolve problems with state Department of Transportation and/or MPO officials and other interested parties.
    • Promote developing and applying strategic and effective transportation planning management systems and lead in the implementation of new transportation planning program requirements and best practices.

    The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced mid-career transportation planning professional who has the skills and abilities to effectively represent the agency to Federal, state and local officials and the general public. This candidate is someone with good communication, negotiation and partnering skills who desires to work in a challenging, complex, innovative environment.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional travel

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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    0020 Community Planning

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541318700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.