Senior Transportation Planner – Centre County Metropolitan Planning Organization

Deadline: Friday, July 15, 2022

Position Summary

Experience:                        Minimum two years
Starting Salary:                 $65,225 to $76,639 DOQ, without certification
                                                 $68,950 to $81,025 DOQ, with certification
Certification:                      American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or other professional certification in transportation planning or engineering is preferred.

The Centre County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) provides transportation planning services for Centre County, Pennsylvania. The planning area has a population of approximately 162,000 residents and a geographic area of 150 square miles.

The CCMPO is seeking a dynamic individual with the vision and commitment to help continue planning for a variety of transportation needs in the County. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Ability to prepare an active transportation plan to replace the current Centre Region Bike Plan.
  • Assisting with preparation of other plans including the Long-Range Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Plan, and Unified Planning Work Program.
  • Drafting scopes of work for transportation studies and plans.
  • Presenting to MPO committees, local governing bodies, other commissions, and public presentations.
  • Assisting local project sponsors in the development and delivery of transportation priorities and projects, and providing support in the analysis of transportation, demographic, land use, and related data.
  • Completing progress reports and conforming to regulations and guidelines as required by funding sources.

Required qualifications and skills include

  • Minimum of two years directly related experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, and state transportation laws, funding sources, policies, and processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, problem solving, creative thinking.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Competency with ArcGIS

How to Apply

Cover letters and resumes will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on July 15, 2022. Visit for full details and instructions to apply, as well as a list of other open positions. The Centre Region Council of Governments is an EOE.

Contact Information

Contact:               Marcella Hoffman, Office Manager
Phone:                  (814) 231-3050