Planning and Transportation Director

Southern Georgia Regional Commission
Valdosta, Georgia

The Southern Georgia Regional Commission is accepting applications for the position of Planning and Transportation Director. This position is responsible for the oversight of the staff and programs of the Planning and Transportation Division, including the Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Planning Organization (VLMPO). Responsibilities will include researching, planning, coordinating, and managing the department’s work program involving local and regional land use and transportation planning. The Director works with partner agencies to identify needs, evaluate options, and select strategies to manage, preserve, and improve SGRC’s transportation network.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in planning, public administration, transportation planning, management or
    closely related field;
  • Three (3) years previous experience and/or training involving planning and/or transportation planning, and experience in the public sector; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Sufficient experience to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions in order to
    answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia
    for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Salary & Benefits
Full-time position with excellent benefits. Salary DOE/Q. Valid driver’s license, MVR, background check and drug test required.

How to Apply
Send resume and cover letter to 1725 S Ga Pkwy, W, Waycross, GA 31503. Position will remain open until filled. EOE 60+. See complete job description.