The Community Development and Planning Department seeks an individual to provide planning analysis of transportation projects and initiatives, and coordinate transportation policy and planning for the city. Takes the lead on transportation planning to attain the city’s climate goals, including transportation demand management, complete streets planning, and supporting transportation modes such as biking and walking, commuter shuttles, and microtransit. Provides staff support to the Watertown Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee and works closely with the Watertown Transportation Management Association. The senior planner writes reports, manages grants, supervises consultants, makes presentations to public meetings, implements plans, reviews legal documents and makes recommendations. Supports other long- and short-range planning efforts, including updating the comprehensive plan. For more information on Watertown’s accomplishments in transportation planning in a network of roads, sidewalks and bikeways, visit https://watertown-ma.gov/233/Transportation-Planning.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or transportation planning related field and three years of transportation planning experience, master’s degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer skills and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record.
Starting Salary Range: $66,041-$74,330 annually, with an excellent benefits package.
To Apply: Candidates should submit a city of Watertown application form available at https://watertown-ma.gov/253/City-Employment-Opportunities. An application with cover letter and resume is accepted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: 617-923-8195.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.