Transportation Planner

Job Title: Transportation Planner

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Des Moines, IA

The Transportation Planner will collect demographic, social, economic, physical, fiscal, land use, travel, traffic,
modal, and environmental data on a variety of transportation planning problems and issues using various
research techniques, maps, aerial photography; and federal, state, and local agency data source to develop,
analyze, evaluate, and participate in urban, rural, and regional transportation system development projects and

The Transportation Planner must be able to work as a team member, possess excellent verbal and written
communication skills, handle a high volume of work in a busy and demanding environment, effectively prioritize
and handle multiple projects simultaneously, and contribute to the success of those projects. Accuracy and
timeliness in completing assignments is extremely important.

The Transportation Planner will prepare presentations, reports, charts, tables, maps, and other graphic materials
as needed to contribute to the success of a project by using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database
analysis, or geographic information system software, the Internet, and electronic mail. The Transportation
Planner also will perform related work, as required and as directed.

Mail or email a cover letter, current resume and salary requirements to:

Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
Attn: Ms. Stephanie Muller
420 Watson Powell Jr. Pkwy, Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50309

The Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified disabled applicants who need a reasonable accommodation in order to take the examination/interview
must inform this office before the interview date.

Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen before beginning
employment with the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.


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