Planner I-Transportation

Application Deadline: 2022-05-31
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Job Summary
Performs work of moderate difficulty in a professional planning position. This position assists with research and the development of Long-Range Transportation Plans, Comprehensive Plans, Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans, and other transportation-related plans and studies for the Brown County Planning Commission/Green Bay Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). The position also develops graphics, tables, charts, and other illustrative materials including but not limited to 3D models, animations, brochures, and presentation materials using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and other applications.

Essential Duties
Works with planning staff and others to develop Long-Range Transportation Plans, Transit Development Plans, Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans, and other transportation-related plans and studies.

Creates maps and other graphics for the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Green Bay Urbanized Area, MPO Long-Range Transportation Plan, and other MPO plans and studies using GIS and other applications.

Develops transportation-related components of comprehensive plans for communities within the MPO’s Metropolitan Planning Area.

Works with planning staff to administer state and federal transportation funding assistance programs for seniors and people with disabilities.

Collects data, creates maps, and prepares other graphics for municipal and county transportation plans, public transit studies, land use plans, and land information plans using GIS and other applications.

Creates presentations and assists with the facilitation of public meetings.

Conducts GPS data collection for bus stop inventories and other studies.

Creates new and modifies existing GIS data.

Develops and updates information for the Brown County Planning & Land Services Department website.

Develops and maintains databases and spreadsheets.

Presents planning studies and graphics to staff, elected officials, and the public.

Assists with developing grant applications.

Performs related functions as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Required
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in urban and/or regional planning and experience with GIS applications; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the principles, techniques, and objectives of transportation planning.

Knowledge of basic statistical methods.

Knowledge of and ability to utilize a computer and the required software.

Knowledge of urban design principles.

Knowledge of ArcGIS Desktop.

Knowledge of databases such as Microsoft Access.

Knowledge of Adobe software.

Skill in the application of principles and practices of transportation planning.

Skill in the performance of statistical calculations and analysis.

Skill in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data pertaining to planning.

Skill in preparing clear and concise written and oral reports.

Skill in GIS and GPS software.

Skill in database development.

Skill in interpretation of aerial photography.

Ability to understand the relationship between land use, transportation, and other aspects of planning.

Ability to use ArcGIS (ArcInfo and extensions) and other GIS applications to create maps for plans and presentations.

Ability to create maps and other products that are easily understood by local officials and the public.

Ability to collect and analyze data for transportation planning projects.

Ability to create and utilize large spreadsheets and databases for mapping projects.

Ability to comprehend technical reports.

Ability to use plotters, scanners, and other computer equipment.

Ability to make public presentations.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, professionals, other departments, elected officials, and the public.

Deadline Note:

WCA President & CEO Mark O'Connell received Racine County Executive @jdelagrave “Community Impact Award” last night for his close working relationship with the county on a variety of projects impacting not only Racine County but also all of Wisconsin. @NACoTweets

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