Would you like to be a part of the team integral to easing traffic congestion and determining how commuters travel within Prince William County?
Join our innovative group of planning professionals and enjoy coordinating and developing solutions for the County’s transportation network. Proudly witness the County projects you have reviewed and enhanced come to fruition. This is a critical time for the Department of Transportation as we move forward with the region to develop the future multimodal transportation plan.
As the Senior Planner, the chosen candidate will review development applications for compliance with County policies and regulations; expand development of the bicycle/pedestrian program in the County; formulate and communicate transportation recommendations to staff, appointed and elected officials; and attend and represent the department at Planning Commission, Board of County Supervisors, and other transportation-related meetings. This person will provide planning and technical solutions to complex problems and challenging situations and work diligently with other County agencies and community groups to achieve the County and departmental vision and goals.
The selected individual must have exceptional communication skills, provide excellent customer service, and have solid technical and analytical skills. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and passionate about planning and improving Prince William County’s multimodal transportation network. Excellent work ethic, ability to prioritize workload efficiently, creativity in planning solutions, and the drive to proactively learn and contribute to the achievements of our team are essential for the success of this position. This person will work under the direct supervision of the Transportation Principal Planner.
The successful candidate will have the ability to: 1. Effectively communicate information verbally and in writing. The ability to review and comment on transportation related issues and solutions on complex land development applications. 2. Expand development of the bicycle/pedestrian program 3. Assist in the development of the Mobility Chapter for the Comprehensive Plan update.
Prefer a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Planning or Engineering/ Related (Urban Geography) and 3 years of Planning and/or Transportation Engineering experience.
Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.
About Prince William County Department of Transportation
The mission of the Department of Transportation is to consistently improve the transportation network and meet the needs of our growing community.
Our goals include easing the flow of traffic and improving travel within Prince William County; providing transportation options for residents and visitors and creating and maintaining safe traveling conditions.
In order to meet these goals, we work with a wide variety of local, regional, state and federal partners. In addition, we manage Capital Improvement Projects and work with the Board of County Supervisors to find effective solutions that resolve transportation issues.