Transportation Planner I

Job Title: Transportation Planner I

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Sioux City, IA

Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO)



Under the supervision of the Transportation Planning Director and Executive Director, is required to perform a variety of planning activities. Participate in transportation issues and work cooperatively with officials at all governmental levels. Assist to ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines and overall assistance with administration of the transportation planning program.

Knowledge of ArcGIS, MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Adobe is recommended. Applicant should possess strong writing, research, and computer skills. Good written and oral communication skills highly recommended. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other persons inside and outside the organization.

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or city/regional/urban/transportation planning with one year experience preferred. Experience in computer applications and knowledge of transportation planning. Salary range $35,000 to $42,000 DOQ plus benefit package. Email resume and list of references to: or by mail at: SIMPCO, PO Box 1077, Sioux City, Iowa, 51102-1077.  Position will remain open until filled.  EOE/AA

The Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) is a regional planning agency located in Sioux City, Iowa. The MPO covers the urban area consisting of four counties in Northwest Iowa, Northeast Nebraska and Southeast South Dakota.  The Regional Planning Affiliation (RPA) covers the rural area consisting of five counties in Northwest Iowa. We are seeking an entry level professional for the position of Transportation Planner I.


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