The City of Greenville is seeking an individual to assist the Greenville Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (GUAMPO) in fulfilling the organizational goals through the work on planning projects important to their member governments. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented candidate for the Planner I (Transportation) position. The candidate will gain valuable insight and experience across a broad spectrum of government functions in a fast-paced, creative, and collaborative office environment.
Since April 1992, the Greenville MPO has been working cooperatively with the North Carolina Department of Transportation and local officials to enhance transportation planning opportunities for Greenville’s metropolitan area. Currently, the metropolitan area encompasses the City of Greenville, the Towns of Winterville and Ayden, the Village of Simpson, and surrounding areas of Pitt County.
The MPO provides the regional cooperative planning that serves as the basis for the expenditure of Federal transportation funds in the area for streets, highways, bridges, public transit, bicycle, and pedestrian paths. In cooperation with local officials and the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the Greenville MPO is responsible for: developing long-range transportation plans for the region; providing transportation-related data to local governments; developing and prioritizing projects for the Transportation Improvement Program; and providing a forum for public involvement in the transportation planning process.
If interested, please review the following link: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/greenvillenc/ for more information and instructions on how to apply.
Education and Experience:
• Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college, resulting in a Bachelor’s degree.
• Over one year up to three years of related experience.
• Valid N.C. driver’s license.
Work schedule: 30 to 39 hours per week.
Applicable benefits are available after the satisfactory completion of the six (6) month probationary period.
The position is open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early.
Individuals may APPLY online: https://www.greenvillenc.gov. Click on career opportunities at the top of the page, and a listing will be open for view. Double click on the title and apply.
The purpose of this position is to perform administrative tasks, planning projects, studies and related work as required. This is accomplished by providing administrative and technical support for the Greenville Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization; preparing a variety of reports, data collection, and other MPO-related documents; providing customer service to the general public, City employees, and members of the MPO. Assists in preparing agendas for meetings and scheduling meetings. Provides information in response to public inquiries, composes maps, and creates PowerPoint presentations. Organizes and assists with special events and projects.
Open until filled
Examples of Duties
-Assist and advise the general public, development community, professional consultants, boards and commission and staff concerning projects, processes, timelines and requirements.
-Prepares charts, maps, graphs, and other illustrative material for presentations to elected officials, appointed boards, community groups and citizens.
-Participates in public outreach and agency coordination activities.
-Prepare advertisements for MPO-related activities.
-Maintain and amend procedures, policies; index input
-Conduct special transportation-related reports.
-Gathers and analyzes transportation and land use related data.
-Assists with and performs various transportation planning functions regarding roadways, bicycles, pedestrians, transit, and aviation facilities.
-Utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) for various projects and maintains associated information and data.
-Perform other related duties and work as required.
-Composes various documents for the MPO division.
-Maintains files and records; prepares minutes.
-Assist in preparation of quarterly invoices and attends and prepares agendas and materials for meetings.
-Attend staff and policy board meetings and meetings with staff from local, state, and federal agencies
-Collaborates with state or local government agencies or a private firm directly involved in land use and/or transportation planning
Education and Experience:
-Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college, resulting in a Bachelor’s degree.
-Over one year up to three years of related experience.
-Valid N.C. driver’s license.
-Work schedule: 30 to 39 hours per week.
-Applicable benefits are available after the satisfactory completion of the six (6) month probationary period.
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