Hiring salary range will depend upon qualifications.
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
The Northwest Regional Planning Commission is hiring a Transportation Planner. The Planner will help our region with a coordinated approach to transportation planning and project implementation. The Planner will coordinate with local, regional and state officials and serve as staff support for the region’s Transportation Advisory Committee and various modal or project-based committees. The Planner will provide technical assistance to municipalities, help to administer local transportation construction projects, and complete traffic counts, and bike and pedestrian plans.
The ideal candidate has 4+ years of professional, educational or volunteer planning experience in multi-modal transportation or a related field. They will be a self-starter with skills in collaboration, project management and communication. A college degree in a related field is preferred but not required if lived experiences, education and/or professional experience demonstrate an ability to succeed at this position.
More information is available at www.nrpcvt.com. Please send a cover letter explaining your interest in transportation planning, a resume and three references to Catherine Dimitruk, Executive Director at email@example.com, or 75 Fairfield Street, St. Albans, VT, 05478. This position will remain open until filled; interviews will begin in early December, 2022.
The Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) is one of eleven commissions serving Vermont municipalities. NRPC is a governmental organization uniquely positioned to coordinate and guide activities between state and local governments. Our region is made up of 23 (19 towns, 3 incorporated villages, and 1 city) located in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties in northwestern Vermont.
Commissioners appointed by local governments serve on the Board of Commissioners and guide the work of NRPC. The Board meets monthly with topics covering a broad range of concerns: regional land use issues, transportation priorities, emergency preparedness, economic development, natural resource issues, public/private sector cooperation, and review of Act 250 projects.
The Commission completes projects for local municipalities, area non-profits and other regional organizations. Examples include: municipal plan and bylaw updates and related technical assistance, GIS mapping and analysis, transportation planning and project management, watershed planning and project management, grant writing and grant administration, emergency preparedness and hazard mitigation planning, brownfields redevelopment, co...mmunity development and downtown revitalization.
In addition to our other programs, each year the Commission provides member municipalities up to forty hours of free assistance for project related work.