Transportation Specialist

Location
Bowie, Maryland
Salary
$74,752 ANNUALLY
Posted
Sep 03, 2021
Closes
Sep 24, 2021
Function
Analyst, Research
Hours
Full Time

Transportation Specialist:  The Transportation Specialist position is located in the Department of Planning and Community Development.  This is a senior level professional planner position requiring program planning and coordination experiences.  The incumbent is responsible for reviewing, planning, designing and oversight of studies and projects related to the City’s Trails Master Plan, Complete Streets Policy, overall transit strategy, Adopt-a-Road program and the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program.

Job Functions:

  • Manages bicycle, pedestrian and other sustainable transportation studies and plans, including the procurement and management of consulting firms. These plans provide the basis for investment of public resources through the establishment of long range policy objectives and near term investment programs.
  • Reviews transportation and real estate development projects to ensure the provision of facilities and programs supporting transit ridership, bicycling, walking, teleworking, ridesharing, and car-sharing and the safety of these users of the transportation system.
  • Develops or recommends standards for specific projects.
  • Plans for new facilities/routes and recommends repair/improvements to existing facilities/routes.  
  • Develops public information and outreach campaigns to educate drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians concerning bicycle and pedestrian safety.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning, transportation planning, economics, political science, business/public administration or closely related field.
  • Five years of professional experience that includes policy analysis, program development and implementation tasks relating to bicycle/pedestrian safety and multi-modal transportation planning.
  • Certain combinations of relevant experience or training may be acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

 

*COVID-19 vaccination required in order to qualify for this position

 

How To Apply: Please apply online on the City of Bowie website at:

www.cityofbowie.org. Applicants are required to complete City of Bowie application

Application Deadline: Friday, September 24, 2021

The City of Bowie is a drug and alcohol testing employer.  EOE