Transportation Planner, Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Reno, NV United States

Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Planning Director, incumbent will develop and carry out multi-modal (roads, public transit, bicycle, pedestrian, etc.) transportation planning, programs and projects including: • Analyzing the existing RSIC transportation system • Preparing and presenting reports and maps • Developing short and long range transportation capital and operating plans • Preparing transportation grant applications • Managing transportation projects • Coordinating the RSIC transportation system with those of other public and private entities • Performing other planning tasks as directed to ensure an effective and efficient tribal transportation system

Minimum Qualifications: • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in community planning, civil engineering, business management, public administration, geography or similar field and two years of professional experience conducting and participating in transportation analysis, planning or research programs; developing studies, reports, and master plans; collecting and analyzing data; forecasting trends and developments; developing alternatives to achieve goals; and identifying available financing; or a combination of five years of education, experience and training in transportation planning, grant writing, land use and statistical data. Prefer AICP Certification and experience in tribal government. • Knowledge of Federal tribal transportation programs and procedures including the Indian Reservation Road (IRR) program, Transportation Improvement Program (TAP), Long-Range Transportation Plans, Road Inventory Field Data System (RIFDS) and Tribal Transit program. • Knowledge of program administration principles and practices, preferably in a tribal setting. • Ability to supervise, monitors, and evaluate transportation planning projects for RSIC. • Strong working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) including importing data, preparing maps and completing spatial analysis. • Ability to work positively under team concept with employees and community. • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing. • Working knowledge of program proposal preparation, budgeting, and funding applications. • Ability to operate standard computer equipment and office application software. Data base knowledge desirable• Must be able to meet and deal in a diverse cultural setting. • Must be bondable and be able to pass a security background check. • Possession of valid driver's license


First review of applications will be on Monday, May 16.  Please submit RSIC employment application, cover letter, and resume to link below.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Transportation Planning
Salary Range

Contact Information

Candace H. Stowell, AICP
1937 Prosperity Street
Reno, NV
United States
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