Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization
The Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking a qualified individual to develop, implement, and monitor transportation projects in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. The selected candidate will work closely with the MPO planning team, local governments, and transportation providers to develop system-wide transportation plans, the Transportation Improvement Program, and the Long Range Transportation Plan. The MPO is the legally designated organization responsible for developing state and federal transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the two-county area as well as the local needs of the partner jurisdictions.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in an analytical field such as Transportation Planning, Urban/Regional Planning, Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field and a Master’s degree is preferred as well as three to five years of related experience in the areas of federal, state, or local planning and/or working with government agencies and community groups. CLICK HERE for full position description.
The MPO will identify the best qualified person for the position while following the organization’s nondiscrimination policy. In accordance with Federal, State and other authorities, the MPO does not tolerate discrimination and encourages broad participation regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or family status. (Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, P.I. 100.259). Additional information is available at www.mympo.org.
Posted 1/24/18. Open until filled.