Assistant Transportation Planner

Bartow County
Cartersville, Georgia

The position of Assistant Transportation Planner assists with the development and maintenance of the Cartersville-Bartow County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CBMPO) transportation planning program, primarily by acting as assistant to the Transportation Program and Project Manager. This position will serve as staff of the CBMPO. Assists in preparing technical reports, developing presentations for groups, assists in budget preparation, maintains estimates and projections, and performs additional tasks as assigned. Coordinates with other local jurisdictions, Georgia Department of Transportation, as well as other departments inside and outside the lead agency.

Job Requirements

  • Assists with coordination of projects and plans between local governments and state/federal agencies regarding transportation planning.
  • Assists project management of local, state, and federal transportation projects, including drafting of contracts, selection of contractors, and documentation of schedules and progress of projects, overseeing Right-of-way acquisition.
  • Assists in the development of technical planning reports and studies for the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) including infrastructure planning, land use corridor planning, and demographic analysis.
  • Assists with the development and submittal of grant reimbursement requests that meet federal reporting requirements for grant management; assists in preparation of the division budget.
  • Assists with development and implementation of the Transportation Improvement Program and the Unified Planning Work Program.
  • Maintains socioeconomic estimates and projections for Traffic Analysis Zones through various sources.
  • Performs transportation demand modeling.
  • Reviews land development activities and determines their impact on the transportation network.
  • Assists and makes presentations to various public and governmental departments and organizations.
  • Prepares minutes from special meetings; provides mail-outs for meetings, and performs additional support services for MPO Committees, when necessary.
  • Provides information to the public as required. Performs other related duties as required.

Salary & Benefits
$50,000 – $70,000, DOQ

How to Apply
Submit resume to Bartow County Human Resources, 135 West Cherokee Ave. St. 256 Cartersville, Georgia 30120, or email to and