The city of Watertown’s Community Development & 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 micro-transit. 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, transportation planning, or related field and three years of transportation planning experience; masters 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: A city of Watertown application form is available at www.watertown-ma.gov in the employment tab or at the Personnel Department. An application form, resume and cover letter is accepted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Department, 149 Main St., Watertown, MA 02472.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
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