Senior Transportation Manager
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
The Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has exciting opportunities for talented transportation professional(s) to join our team as a Senior Transportation Planner. The MPO is looking for a broad range of professional skills and abilities to complement our existing staff and may hire one or more candidates to ensure organizational needs are met. The core responsibilities may include one or more of the following areas: multimodal transportation planning; city planning; transit planning; project management; or grant programs. The Senior Transportation Planner may work in close coordination with municipalities, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), and others to plan, prioritize, fund, and administer transportation projects that are technically sound and supported locally, at both elected and public levels. This position supports other MPO team members, prepares reports, delivers presentations, and manages complex transportation planning projects and programs in a fast-paced and evolving environment. The position may require project management skills for in-house staff and consultants.
We are looking for one or more outstanding candidates with an interest and significant experience in one or more of the professional areas noted above. The ideal candidate is an experienced professional with a varied background in transportation planning with extensive and varied technical knowledge and experience at the local, regional, state, or federal levels along with strong communication skills and experience coordinating with community interests and other governmental agencies. The successful candidate will have broad experience and understanding of the full range of requirements to deliver a complete project from planning, prioritization, funding, design and ultimately construction. The candidate should have project management experience with either internal teams or consultants. This person has a desire to grow their career with a progressive goal-oriented organization focused on expanding multimodal transportation options for the public. The successful candidate will have strong collaborative and problem-solving skills and enjoy working with multiple partners to build consensus, communicate and identify technically feasible solutions that are acceptable to the public and elected officials. This person should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, often as part of a team. Candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills.
The successful candidate will hold a bachelor's degree in Planning, Engineering, Architecture, Public Administration, or a related field plus six (6) years of progressive responsible experience in project management, planning, engineering, or related work. A master’s degree may substitute for two (2) years of required experience. Candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job should apply. AICP or PE is preferred.