About MAG The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a group of local governments working together on issues that touch the lives of every resident. We are a regional planning agency that develops solutions in areas such as transportation, air quality, economic development, and programs that meet the human needs of the region. The Position MAG is seeking a bright, driven, team-oriented professional to support its efforts in the Transportation Division. MAG is a vibrant, dynamic work environment with a variety of activities. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of multimodal planning experience and knowledge, with specific experience in roadway and corridor planning. Responsibilities will include working as part of a professional team to discuss, plan, generate and support transportation planning projects and activities. These activities are undertaken with an emphasis on high quality work, close internal communication, and providing a benefit to MAG member agencies and partners. The Candidate Candidates should be highly effective communicators, experienced in presenting in front of a variety of audiences and at ease facilitating meetings or leading projects. They should also be self-motivated, innovative, have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and be able to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: · Strong analytical and project management skills · Ability to conduct research, studies and analysis as it pertains to the issues independently and as part of a team · Ability to work cooperatively with a wide range of people of differing skill and knowledge levels · Ability to find solutions to complex problems and exemplary critical thinking skills · Familiarity with transportation, engineering, and planning documents · Strong work ethic and desire to be a part of a high performance environment · Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail · Proficiency in public speaking · Ability to analyze and interpret guidelines, procedures regulations and governmental manuals · Familiarity with data visualization techniques To Apply To view all position vacancies, please visit our Jobs Page at: http://azmag.gov/Jobs-RFPs-RFQs/Jobs-at-MAG
Technology Skills: · Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, including Microsoft Office · Working knowledge of TransCAD as well as geographic information systems and visualization/communication software is preferred. Experience and Education A Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, civil engineering, public administration or related field with a minimum of at least three (3) to five (5) years of experience in transportation planning or engineering required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Project management experience is strongly desired.