Transit Planner – Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association

Mar 11, 2020 | Jobs

The Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association (OMEGA) has an immediate opening for a Transit Planner to implement and manage OMEGA’s Coordinated Human Services Transportation Pilot Program. A Bachelor’s Degree in city/regional planning or related field and a minimum of three years of relevant experience is required. A Master’s Degree or Program Management experience may substitute for the three-year experience requirement.  AICP certification is preferred, but not required. 

This position will require knowledge and interest in the transportation needs of non-drivers including seniors and people with disabilities; experience in working with the general public and elected officials and strong meeting planning and facilitation skills; strong research, data analysis, and writing skills; knowledge of data and information sources used in transportation planning, including Census datasets; proficiency in the use of various software (MS Office, mapping software); and effective communication skills.  

Conducts public outreach, organizes and facilitates meetings with stakeholders (older adults, people with disabilities, non-drivers, and other interested parties), conducts surveys, analyzes data, uses data visualization techniques, conducts origin and destination studies, attends local transportation planning meetings, and updates the Regional Coordinated Plan.  Facilitates regional coordination meetings with the Regional Coordinated Council, mobility managers, stakeholders, the public including older adults, people with disabilities, non-drivers, and other interested parties.  

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position. The successful candidate must possess a current valid driver’s license and be willing to attend evening meetings.  Salary is based upon education and experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three relevant professional references by: March 31, 2020 to Cindi Metz, OMEGA, 326 Highland Avenue, Suite B, Cambridge, OH 43725 or cindim@omegadistrict.org 

OMEGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin (ancestry), disability, genetic information, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, or military status (past, present, or future). 

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