Mobility Management Planner

Organization: Northern Arizona Council of Governments

Location: Prescott, Ariz. Position is located in Prescott, however there is some remote work flexibility within Yavapai County.

Deadline: Open until filled – First Review Date May 7

Salary: $45,406.40 – $54,475.20 (Full Time – 40 hours/week, 52 weeks); Agency paid health, dental and vision; Arizona State Retirement (ASRS); Vacation, holiday, and sick pay

Description: Northern Arizona Council of Governments seek Mobility Management Planner to be responsible for planning and coordinating resources to improve the availability and accessibility of transportation services for persons with disabilities, aging adults, and individuals of lower income. Working under general direction, and with moderate difficulty, this position is responsible for planning and coordinating resources to improve the availability and accessibility of transportation services for persons with disabilities, aging adults, and individuals of lower income.

This is a grant funded-dependent position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Moving people instead of moving vehicles;
  • The entire trip, not just that portion of the trip on one mode or another;
  • Making visible improvements to the effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of the travel services being delivered;
  • Promoting transit oriented developments, livable cities, and energy efficient sustainable communities;
  • Offering a full range of travel options to the single-occupant auto;
  • A focus on innovation, changing usual business practices;
  • Cultivating partnerships and multi-agency activities;
  • Offering a single point of access for customers to multiple travel modes; and,
  • Managing a coordinated community-wide transportation service network.

Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Plans and develops strategies to improve transportation services
  • Facilitates regional coordination councils to assess needs, strategize to address gaps, and improve efficiencies for transportation service delivery
  • Coordinates mobility planning efforts with various public agencies and private organizations
  • Plans, organizes, and manages projects to promote timely use of funds and adherence to federal and state program guidelines and funding requirements
  • Contributes to the development and management of the Transportation Investment Plan (TIP), Coordinated Mobility Plan (CMP), and other Plans and/or Studies
  • Performs regional transit asset management
  • Designs, organizes and delivers training
  • Represents organization and partners in federal, state, and regional advisory committees
  • Provides technical assistance to community stakeholders
  • Conducts surveys, focus groups, data analysis, and research
  • Prepares and delivers oral and written presentations, project reports, and summaries for staff, committees, governing boards, civic groups and general public
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban/rural planning, transportation planning, public administration or a related discipline, and four (4) years of professional work in public transportation, human services, or other relatable field; OR any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Preferred qualifications: American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Certified Community Transportation Manager (CCTM), Certified Public Manager (CPM).

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Current and valid Arizona Driver’s License
  • Must pass a criminal background, and Motor Vehicle Report

Technicial Competencies

  • Federally funded transportation programs
  • Mobility Management principles
  • Transit planning and land use principles and practices
  • Principles, procedures, and strategies of coordinated transportation planning and strategies
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and specific applications to public transportation

Other Competenices

  • Political Competence
  • Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships
  • Strategic Vision and Planning
  • Project Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking

Physical Demands and Work Environment: Extended periods sitting at a table, desk or workstation with use of a computer; normal visual acuity and field of vision; hearing, speaking and color perception; work involves periodic bending, stooping, reaching, standing and walking; requires dexterity in operating office machines and equipment; periodic need to carry items for short distances weighing up to 25 lbs. The employee is frequently required to independently travel for extended periods of time (up to seven hours) within the region and state. Periodic fieldwork in varying environments.

Application Procedure: To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources Director, 928-774-1895,

NACOG is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by the state, federal, or local law. NACOG is committed to provided access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individual with disabilities in the recruitment process, employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.