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Tri-County Seeking Transportation Programs Planner

The Tri- County Regional Planning Commission (Tri-County) is seeking a driven, innovative, and dynamic individual to join our team as our Transportation Programs Planner!

Tri-County is centrally located in Lansing, the state capital of Michigan, around the corner from Michigan State University and home to a variety of recreational amenities, entertainment options, and diverse urban and rural living choices. Tri-County offers generous benefits, including medical and dental insurance coverage for employee and family, group life insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, and a retirement plan.

Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years’ professional experience directly related to transportation planning, engineering, or project management; municipal, urban, or regional planning; geography; or related fields. Experience obtained in a Metropolitan Planning Organization environment or equivalent state transportation department is a plus.

Primary duties consist of managing the development and implementation of the region’s Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and supporting the production of transportation program documents, plans, and deliverables. This position is responsible for programming transportation projects for the region, coordinating their funding availability, and ensuring compliance with federal, state, and regional processes. The Transportation Programs Planner also coordinates short-range transportation planning activities, provides technical assistance to planning partners, and facilitates committee(s) related to transportation planning.

Qualified persons wishing to be considered for this position must submit an application, including a resume and cover letter, following the instructions at Position open until filled.

Tri-County is an equal opportunity employer.


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