Planner I/II/III or Senior Planner

Polk County Transportation Planning Organization (TPO)

Bartow, FL

Experience Level: Entry Level

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

Salary: $47,881-$96,262

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Are you passionate about working with various stakeholders to develop a safe and efficient regional transportation network? Did you always dream of living and working in the sunshine state, Florida close to the world class attractions of Tampa and Orlando?

If so, Polk Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) has a great opportunity for a Planner position to join our Team! Located between Tampa and Orlando, Polk County is Florida’s fastest growing county and the 5th fastest growing county in the Country with a population of more than 780,000+ residents. Polk TPO is the lead transportation planning agency for Polk County and the 17 incorporated municipalities and serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the region. 

TPO Plans and Programs

  • Long-range multi-modal transportation plan for Polk County;
  • Short-range transit development plans for local transit agencies;
  • Annual priority transportation projects;
  • Transportation Improvement Program (TIP);
  • Public involvement program;
  • Transportation disadvantaged program;
  • Transportation data collection and analyses, including level-of-service analyses;
  • Inventory of transportation facilities;
  • Review of land use developments for transportation-related impacts; and
  • Tasks and projects included in the annual Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP).

Posted May 24, 2023, 9:34 AM PDT

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