Transportation and Mobility Planner
Organization: Energy Corridor District
Location: Houston, Texas
Deadline: open until filled
Salary: Salary range is contingent upon knowledge and experience. Full benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, and retirement contributions.
Description: The Energy Corridor District seeks a self-motivated, energetic, and proven professional to serve as Transportation and Mobility Planner.
The District is a governmental entity established in 2001 by the Texas Legislature as Harris County Improvement District #4. Since its inception, the District has worked tirelessly to enhance the community’s quality of life and sense of place by implementing transportation and mobility, public amenities, infrastructure, public safety, urban design, and business development initiatives in one of Houston’s most important employment centers. The District consists of over 2,000 acres, stretching along IH-10 from Kirkwood Road to west of Barker Cypress Road, and extends south along Eldridge Parkway to south of Briar Forest Drive. It is a bustling and professional area with great employment opportunities, access to countless restaurants and many amenities, including parks and shopping areas.
Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Transportation and Mobility Manager/Planner will have comprehensive knowledge of urban transportation planning and a track record of working collaboratively with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as other stakeholders to research, plan, and execute transportation strategies that address the needs of the District. The successful candidate will play a major role in shaping the future of regional transportation planning activities and act as the District’s transportation and mobility advocate.
- Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, or a related field is required. Advanced degree is preferred.
- Demonstrated track record of successfully executing complex public transportation projects on-time and within budget.
- Five to seven years of experience in transportation planning with a local, state, or federal agency and/or highly reputable consulting or research firm.
- Strong analytical and research skills including experience using Geographic Information Systems.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Great interpersonal skills.
- Ability to build relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders with competing interests.
- Collaborative, well organized, ability to multi-task, act proactively, prioritize work and meet deadlines.
- Excellent reasoning, strong decision-making skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
- Accountable. Keen attention to details.
Application Procedure: A letter of interest and resume/CV is required. At the applicant’s discretion, no more than three work samples may be provided. Please send a complete application package to email@example.com.