Job Listing: Transportation Planner

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Halifax County Government North Carolina - Economic Development (http://www NULL.halifaxnc Published: July 19, 2019
Halifax, North Carolina
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Description:          This position will coordinate the transportation planning processes for the Peanut Belt Rural Planning Organization (RPO) for the Counties of Halifax, Bertie, Hertford, Northampton; serve as staff to the RPO Rural Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) and to the RPO Rural Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC); assist in the rural transportation planning activities of the Peanut Belt RPO; apply knowledge of transportation concepts, regional planning organizations and impact studies to provide staff support to advisory boards and elected officials. Provide GIS assistance for transportation, environmental and other planning projects as needed; conduct specialized research; perform special studies such as traffic counts, corridor studies, crash analysis, bicycle and pedestrian facility inventory and assessments or socioeconomic, demographic and land use inventories. This position also coordinates with and provides technical assistance to a variety of local and state transportation officials, elected officials, local government staff, the general public, consultants and others on projects and plans; encompass the ability to supervise employees as needed.

Requirements:    Master’s degree in Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering or closely related filed, and one year of experience working with a governmental entity preferred; OR BA degree in Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering or a closely related field and three years of experience, preferably working with transportation or community planning or other relevant training and experience.

Compensation:     The hiring range for this position is $ 42,146 - $ 53,366. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.


Requirements:     An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date:       Friday, July 26, 2019 (Recruitment Re-opened)

Apply To: 

Halifax County Human Resources Management
26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse)
Post Office Box 646
Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646
Telephone: (252) 583-1688

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.