Regional Transportation Planning Manager

Organization: Mesa County Regional Transportation Planning Office

Location: Grand Junction, Colo.

Deadline: Feb. 19

Salary: $6,757.95 – $8,925.60 Monthly

Description: Mesa County Regional Transportation Planning Office seeks a Regional Transportation Planning Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities: Administers all management and planning activities of the Regional Transportation Planning Office and the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), including regional transportation planning, administration of the federal contract for Grand Valley Transit, contract management, scheduling of City\County projects, budget preparation, delegation of tasks, coordination of work, review of work, and developing applications of the geographic information system (GIS) for transportation analysis, modeling, display and reporting on transportation-related issues. Work involves developing and maintaining a workable “vision” and methodology for regional cooperation on transportation capital improvements planning & programming within Mesa County and the MPO urbanizing area, including transportation facilities inventory and monitoring, as well as coordinating the transportation needs and\or requirements of the City of Grand Junction, City of Fruita, Town of Palisade, Town of Collbran, Town of DeBeque, Mesa County, Colorado Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration in this planning region.


  • Master’s degree in public administration, business administration, transportation, or related field and two (2) years experience in the transit industry in a supervisory/managerial capacity; or Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years experience.
  • Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.
  • This position requires standing, stooping, sitting, bending, twisting, and lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Work is generally confined to a standard office environment.

Application Procedure: Applications may be filed online at:

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