Planner or Senior Technical Planner

Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County

Reno, NV United States

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) OF WASHOE COUNTY, NEVADA an integrated transportation agency that serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), transit authority, and street and highway construction agency invites applications for the position of Planner or Senior Technical Planner.

The Planner Salary Range: $61,027.20 to $89,731.20 depending on qualifications.

The Planner, under general supervision, conducts multimodal transportation system analysis and develops planning and forecasting studies as directed; conducts spatial analysis and mapping using geographic information systems (GIS) software, uses specialized travel demand modeling; and participates in agency and community outreach activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree in urban or regional planning, geography, or a related field; Master’s Degree Preferred. And three to five (3-5) years of transportation planning experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills.  PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  The ideal candidate will be trained or have experience in travel demand modeling and geographic information systems (GIS) software and will also have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a collaborative approach to working with others. 


The Senior Technical Planner Salary Range: $77,646.40 - $114,691.20 depending on qualifications. The Senior Technical Planner, Under general supervision, performs complex professional work on difficult current and advanced planning projects. Conducts and coordinates professional planning studies to achieve RTC transportation priorities and regulatory compliance objectives; prepares federal grant applications; uses specialized travel demand modeling and microsimulation software; and provides leadership in community outreach activities. Responsible for assisting with the implementation of the Regional Transportation Plan. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in urban or regional planning, geography, or related field and five to seven (5-7) years of planning experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have expertise in data management and GIS, experience in multimodal transportation planning and state/federal planning requirements, project management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a collaborative approach to working with others.  Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or Professional Transportation Planner (PTP) highly desired; Master’s Degree preferred.

The RTC offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including 100% employer-paid retirement for in the Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System and a job-related tuition reimbursement policy.  

 For complete details and to apply please visit our web site:  – click on About RTC and then “Careers” RTC

The RTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Work Place

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Transportation Planning
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