Senior Transportation Planner

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Job Opening: Senior Transportation Planner
Department: Transportation Planning
Posting Date: January 9, 2023
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Scheduled Hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours per week; occasional overtime in connection with assignments
Salary: $53,820 annual


Transportation Planners perform a variety of duties and tasks related to the preparation of transportation studies and plans; external coordination with DVRPC (regional MPO), SEPTA and PENNDOT staff on regional transportation projects, programs and policies; review of subdivision and land development plans; and research into various planning policy and topics such as transportation funding, transportation design standards and multimodal transportation concepts.

Essential Duties

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Transportation, the Senior Transportation Planner will:

Author and produce specialized planning studies and reports on topics such as transit-oriented development and complete streets

Represent the County on a variety of transportation project coordination meetings

Research and advise on transportation policy issues and projects

Manage and perform work tasks for short- and long-range planning projects

Assist in the development and implementation of the County’s multi modal trail development projects

Participate in review of land development plans

Analyze demographic, development and transportation related data

Work cooperatively with County and municipal staff, public agencies and boards

Perform all other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned


Master’s degree in Urban Studies, Community Development, Planning or related field plus 2 years of relevant experience; or bachelor’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience

Excellent computer, written, oral, and graphic communication skills

Ability to work in a team environment

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to interface effectively with all levels of County management

Valid PA driver’s license


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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