Senior Transportation Planner
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE SENIOR TRANSPORTATION PLANNER
Under the general direction of the Principal Transportation Planner, this position will lead the Multimodal Transportation Program which includes leading various corridor planning efforts, oversight of travel management and active transportation programs.
The primary role of this position is to lead the development of plans and programs aimed at implementation of the regional transportation plan, ensuring projects are developed and designed with people in mind, and overseeing programs that activate and encourage residents, visitors, and commuters to disperse how, where, and when they travel. This position will supervise and have support from an associate planner. Collaboration is essential for success and involves working with local jurisdictions, non-profits, and other partners who implement projects. Advocating for safe multimodal infrastructure improvements and for reducing reliance on the automobile (per TRPA Compact) is part of the position. Additional responsibilities may include grant writing and reporting, data collection and analysis, plan writing, research, and contract and budget management.
The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) leads the cooperative effort to preserve, restore, and enhance the unique natural and human environment of the Lake Tahoe Region, while improving local communities, and people’s interactions with our irreplaceable environment. Below is information on the Organization and the new job opening.
TRPA is an exciting and challenging place to work. Our staff is focused on developing sustainable communities, planning for alternative modes of transportation, restoring the natural environment and creating environmental gain for the Tahoe Basin. We have a diverse workforce and offer opportunities to work with professional planners, natural resource specialists, and administrative staff committed to achieving outstanding results. TRPA emphasizes creative problem solving, collaboration and relationship building and offers opportunities for staff members to build on current knowledge and abilities as well as develop new skills. TRPA is a dog friendly employer... bring your dog to work!