Senior Planner – Transportation

Senior Planner – Transportation

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 The Community Development & Planning Department seeks an individual to provide planning analysis of transportation projects and initiatives, coordinates the City’s transportation functions, implementation of transportation management association (TMA), staff support to the Watertown Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee, prepares monthly information packages for the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. This senior planner writes reports, makes presentations to public meetings, reviews plans and legal documents and makes recommendations.  Coordinates with the Department of Public Works, Mass DOT, MBTA and others.  Coordinates transportation policy and planning efforts for the City with private and non-profit developers as well as other City and State offices.  Supports other long and short range planning efforts.  For more information on Watertown’s accomplishments in transportation planning in a network of roads, sidewalks and bikeways  Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or Transportation Planning related field and 3 years of transportation planning experience, Masters Degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Computer skills and a valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record. Starting Salary Range:      $66,041-$74,330 annually, with an excellent benefit package. To Apply:  A City of Watertown application form is available at in   the employment tab or at the Personnel Department.  An application form with resume and cover letter is accepted by email:; fax 1-617-923-8195 or at the Personnel Department, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472.  Application Deadline: Open until filled. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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