Multi Modal Transportation Planner Coordinator (13249, Grade 26)
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
March 9, 2018
Silver Spring, Maryland
Full Time - Experienced
CLOSING DATE:04/19/18 11:59 PM
The Functional Planning and Policy Division of the Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking a motivated planner with strong multi modal transportation planning experience to join one of the nation's premier planning agencies and help shape Montgomery County for the 21st century.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT DUTIES:
The Multi Modal Transportation Planner Coordinator will be responsible for a variety of duties including, but not limited to:
Participating in long range transit, bicycle and pedestrian planning as part of master, sector and functional plan development.
Providing input on development applications to ensure consistency with adopted plan guidance and County / Department policy.
Conducting reviews of capital projects including the County's emerging Bus Rapid Transit system, the Bicycle Master Plan and pedestrian projects.
Coordinating with partner agencies to advance the County's Vision Zero Action Plan.
Participating in the development of a Pedestrian Master Plan.
Experience with master, sector and functional plan development from project initiation to plan adoption.
Demonstrated ability to summarize complex technical issues and analysis for presentation to residents / stakeholders as well as the County Council, Planning Board and similar organizations comprised of elected and / or appointed public officials.
Excellent writing skills.
Comprehensive technical background in multi-modal transportation planning methodology and application of latest tools and research.
Proficiency with GIS applications.
Project management experience involving project scoping, management of labor and skill set
On or before the date of filing each candidate must possess:
Master's degree in planning, architecture, parks, engineering, environmental science, or equivalent disciplines related to job function and three years of progressively responsible professional level planning experience at the journey level; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The Montgomery County Planning Department is located in downtown Silver Spring. It is conveniently located near the Silver Spring subway (Metro) and train (MARC) stations. The Department is an element of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC), an award winning, bi-county organization, and offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries. Transit subsidies are available. Work is performed in a typical office environment. See http://www.mncppc.org/commission_home.html Physical Requirements: As required by the duties and responsibilities of the job.
Physical Requirements: As required by the duties and responsibilities of the job.
About Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a bi-county agency empowered by the State of Maryland in 1927 to acquire, develop, maintain and administer a regional system of parks within Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, and to provide land use planning for the physical development of Prince George's and Montgomery counties. In addition, the agency gained responsibility for the public recreation program in Prince George's County in 1970.
The governing body of M-NCPPC consists of 10 members, 5 appointed by Montgomery County and 5 by Prince George's County. The Commission coordinates and acts on matters of interest to both counties, and meets at least once a month. The members of the Commission from each county serve as separate Planning Boards to facilitate, review and administer the matters affecting their respective counties.
Range of Duties
M-NCPPC administers a park system of more than 52,000 acres. It is composed of stream valley parks, large regional parks, neighborhood parks and park-school recreation areas. Its staff of career employees includes planners, park and recreation administrators, park police and administration staff. In addition, seasonal workers staff numerous park and recreation programs.