Overview

The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for New York’s Capital Region based in Albany, New York. CDTC works with State, regional and local government partners to plan for and implement a safe, resilient, and modern transportation system. CDTC is seeking a transportation planner responsible for performing technical tasks in support of community planning, transportation planning, and safety planning work program elements. The transportation planner will be supervised by the Executive Director and senior staff, is expected to work in a team environment and is expected to be a self-starter, capable of managing multiple tasks concurrently.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in transportation planning, urban and regional planning, civil engineering, geography, environmental studies, public administration, or in a closely related degree field; OR
• Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, urban and regional planning, civil engineering, environmental studies, public administration, or in a closely related degree field with two (2) years of experience in transportation planning; OR
• An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined above.

Relevant Skills

• Strong technical, written and presentation skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Proficiency in the use of GIS, graphic design software and other analytic tools is considered a plus.
• Experience with Microsoft Office.

Responsibilities

• Conducting research, data gathering and analysis.
• Collecting transportation data, including bicycle and pedestrian data.
• Drafting technical memos.
• Assisting with the preparation of planning documents including text, tables and graphs.
• Assisting with public engagement activities.
• Attending and preparing summaries of advisory committee meetings.
• Undertaking limited project management.

Benefits

CDTC employees participate in the New York State and Local Retirement System and receive fringe benefits similar to state employees including medical and dental insurance; and vacation, personal, and sick leave.
Salary range begins at $57,325.
CDTC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Send cover letter and resume by October 29th, to:
Sandy Misiewicz, AICP
Executive Director
Capital District Transportation Committee
One Park Place, Albany, New York 12205
or email cdtc@cdtcmpo.org

To apply for this job email your details to cdtc@cdtcmpo.org

About Capital District Transportation Committee

The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for New York’s Capital Region based in Albany, New York. CDTC works with our State, regional and local government partners to plan for and implement a safe, resilient, and modern transportation system.