TRANSPORTATION/LONG RANGE PLANNER

Location: 
CLEVELAND

The City of Cleveland, Tennessee is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Transportation/Long Range Planner.  Qualified applicants will have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in community planning, transportation planning, public administration, engineering, landscape architecture or other related field. A minimum 2-4 years of transportation planning related experience is desirable. A related Master’s degree and/or AICP certification are desired and may be considered as a partial substitute for experience.

Experience with GIS is required and experience with TransCad transportation modeling software is desirable. Experience with website maintenance and social media communication is desirable. Experience in the collection and analysis of data relevant to issues in passenger and freight transportation issues is important, as is experience in multi-modal transportation planning issues. Understanding of the relationships between land use and economic development and transportation planning is important.  Proof of education and experience is required. Valid Tennessee driver’s license required.

The Transportation/ Long Range Planner will have a role in the development and maintenance of the planning documents and processes for the MPO, including the Unified Planning and Work Program (UPWP), the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and the Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). The Transportation/ Long Range Planner’s work will include collecting and analyzing data and preparing maps, reports and other planning documents; for the purpose of making recommendations and providing information to the MPO Coordinator and others for use in the MPO’s transportation planning process. The Transportation/ Long Range Planner will participate in transportation corridor studies and other duties as assigned. In addition to preparing written reports, the Transportation/ Long Range Planner will be able to represent the MPO in meetings of technical staff, transportation officials, and others, and assist with the MPO’s public participation efforts and performs other duties as assigned.

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter and three references to the City of Cleveland Human Resources Department Office, PO Box 1519, Cleveland, TN 37364-1519 or submit by email to Kimberly Spence, HR Director @ kspence@clevelandtn.gov who may be contacted at (423)472-4551 for questions.  The anticipated starting salary range is approximately $45,024 to $50,427, depending upon qualifications. The City offers a competitive benefits package. The position will be open until filled.