Upper Cumberland Development District has an opening for Transportation Planner. The Transportation Planner will act as a liaison between local elected officials and the Tennessee Department of Transportation and will assist local governments in all aspects of transportation planning.
Develop and maintain reports and studies to coordinate transportation planning efforts
Communicate on a regular basis with communities, stakeholders, and partners
Serve as a central point for receiving and providing input on multi-modal needs for RPO
Serve as a clearing house for information and data gathered
Create and maintain a database of RPO members, stakeholders, and interested parties
Publicize and facilitate regular and special meetings of the Technical Committee and Executive Board
Provide technical assistance and administration for transportation-related grant programs
Possess good oral and written communication skills with basic knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and number style
Ability to read and follow written and verbal directions
Ability to work both independently and as a team member
Experience working with state/federal government programs
The successful applicant will possess a bachelor’s degree.
Interested applicants should complete an online application, found here, and/or submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.