The Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is seeking a qualified individual to perform advanced level managerial, professional, and administrative work associated with transportation planning activities of a metropolitan planning organization, with primary responsibility for development, administration, and coordination of the financial and human resources functions of the organization. 

Salary Range: $56,400 - $84,000

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in urban or transportation planning, public administration, Personnel Management, Business, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Finance, Accounting, or closely related field or a related field with five (5) years progressively responsible experience, including a minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience preferred. A Master’s degree in a relevant field with professional experience is a plus. Minimum of three years’ work experience in the planning/financial/accounting/human resources field; MPO and/or local or state government experience is highly desirable.

How to Apply:

For consideration, the MPO requires a completed application, cover letter, and resume.  All documents are to be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /941-259-6045 on or before January 14, 2022.  Please provide complete and accurate information on previous job tasks, levels of responsibility, and references. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon job-related factors, verification of former employment, satisfactory references, and a background investigation. 

The MPO will identify the best-qualified person for the position while following the organization’s nondiscrimination policy.  The MPO will not deny the benefits of, exclude from participation in, or subject to discrimination anyone on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or family status.

 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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