Associate Transportation Planner

Chelan-Douglas Transportation Council
Wenatchee, WA
United States
Professional Areas: 
GIS / Technology
Planning Law
Regional Planning
Transportation Planning
Urban Design
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level
AICP Certification: 
Not required
Salary: 
$55,455 - $64,691

The Position

  • Collect, organize and analyze transportation, land use, demographic, financial and related planning data from a wide variety of sources;
  • Perform research, writing and documentation on technical and policy aspects of the Regional Transportation Plan;
  • Present information and research findings in visual formats including maps, charts and graphs;
  • Assist with and/or lead periodic updates to the Regional Transportation Plan;
  • Analyze and apply travel demand model forecast outputs through CDTC’s transportation performance measures framework (candidates with interest and aptitude will have the opportunity to conduct travel demand modeling); and
  • Respond to data inquiries from external partners and submit data reports to state agencies.
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The Candidate

CDTC is a small agency with four full-time staff members who work closely together, with member agency staff and outside consultants retained for special projects. Team members wear many hats and quickly gain diverse experience – enthusiasm, flexibility and adaptability are critical. Along with broad knowledge of multimodal transportation planning practices and contemporary urban planning concepts, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following specific knowledge and abilities:

  • Cultivate positive working relationships with coworkers and external partners and work as an effective member of multi-agency and multi-discipline project teams.
  • Proficiency using ArcGIS, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud and other software to convey technical information in visual format to both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Apply mapping and cartographic techniques, including spatial analysis and geoprocessing using the ESRI ArcGIS suite;
  • Apply design principles in the preparation of charts, tables, graphs and maps;
  • Proficiency managing and manipulating databases;
  • Conduct research and synthesis of Census data; 
  • Communicate clearly and professionally in both oral and written format;

Manage multiple and diverse responsibilities, apply self-directed and independent problem-solving, and be willing to seek support from coworkers and superiors when needed.

Published on:
March 22, 2019 - 4:29pm
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