MPO Coordinator (Planner III)


Employer
Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission
Hinesville, Georgia

Description
Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission, a joint planning agency serving Liberty County and its seven municipal governments, is looking for a Planner III. Incumbent is responsible for coordinating a broad range of activities and operations related to Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) initiatives. Responsibilities may include assigning tasks to staff and monitoring efforts; implementing goals, policies and procedures; assisting with preparing and monitoring a budget; coordinating grant compliance; and preparing related operational reports. Receives general guidance from the Executive Director.

Liberty Consolidated Planning Commission is located in Hinesville, Georgia, 40 miles southwest of Savannah. Hinesville and Liberty County are home to Fort Stewart Army Installation, home of the 23,000-soldier Third Infantry Division. Liberty County borders the Atlantic Ocean, with more than 20 miles of shoreline and almost 40,000 acres of saltwater marsh.

JOB SUMMARY:
Develops, organizes, and promotes all programs and operational activities for MPO and transit operations. Coordinates the activities of MPO advisory committees, contractors, organizations, and funding agencies; prepares program issues, concepts, and recommendations. Serves as a liaison between the municipalities of Allenhurst, Flemington, Gum Branch, Hinesville, Midway, Riceboro, Walthourville, Liberty and Long Counties, and outside agencies including the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Conducts a variety of organizational and operational studies and investigations; monitors emerging transportation planning issues and grant requirements.

Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or closely related field; supplemented by six (6) years of experience in planning, federal/state grant administration, traffic management and/or municipal transit planning; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. A Master’s Degree in Urban Planning or closely related field and/or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is encouraged.

Salary & Benefits
The hiring salary range for this position is $49,905-$65,480 per year DOQ

How to Apply

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Deadline
12/23/2019