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LA METRo: senior manager, transportation planning

LA Metro is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Manager of Transportation Planning.

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Applications are due May 3, 2017.



Santa cruz county regional transportation commission: transportation planner i or ii

SCCRTC is seeking qualified candidates for a Transportation I or II.

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Applications are due April 28, 2017.


Western riverside council of governments: staff analyst i/ii: property assessed clean energy (pace) program compliance

WRCOG is seeking qualified candidates for a Staff Analyst I/II for their PACE Program.  

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Applications are due April 25, 2017. 


madera COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION: associate/senior regional planner

MCTC is seeking qualified candidates for an Associate/Senior Regional Planner.

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Applications are due April 28, 2017.


METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION: principal planner, analytical services

MTC is seeking qualified candidates for a Principal Planner, Analytical Services.

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Applications are due April 18, 2017.


san mateo county transit district: chief financial officer/treasurer

The San Mateo County Transit District is seeking an outstanding individual for the role of Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer, who will be a member of the Senior Executive Team and report directly to the General Manager/CEO.  This position is located in the central administration offices in San Carlos, CA.

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Open until filled.


California Association of Councils of Governments: Planner

CALCOG seeks ambitious planner that is ready to lead multiple collaboration and planning projects, including coordinating meetings, building consensus on complex planning issues, answering member inquiries, managing contracts, developing communication channels, and anything else that might come along.  Assistance and research on policy issues will be expected. Expect a broad diversity of work--some of which will be high level and challenging. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to have a great deal of responsibility and gain experience within a small organization.  The Planning position will lead programs, work closely with the Director of Sustanability, and work collaboratively with our small team and member agencies.  The successful applicant should be an excellent writer, familiar with transportation planning regulations, adaptable, capable of solving problems, excellent at building relationships, and willing to take the lead.  


  • Minimum of a BA (or BS), MA preferred
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience
  • Extensive knowledge of federal and state regulations related to transportation planning
  • Ability to analyze complex planning issues, regulations, and processes and make recommendations to the Director of Sustainability
  • Familiarity with advances and best practices in the professional planning field
  • Extensive conflict resolution experience in complex, multi-stakeholder situations
  • Experience facilitating work groups and public meetings
  • Strong project management skills; experience managing multifaceted projects resulting in measurable success
  • Ability to assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions that are timely and in the best interests of the organization
  • Develop creative solutions to complex planning challenges in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated success collaborating with a team to implement programs
  • Willingness to learn new subject areas
  • Ability to perform complex professional planning work with significant initiative and minimum supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and an appreciation and (yes) passion for working on issues of policy and local government.

The following experience is valued, but are not required:

  • Prior experience working with a membership association, MPO, or RTPA.
  • Previous work with the Legislature or a state agency or department.

Opportunity and Salary:

We are seeking a candidate that has a personal interest in nonprofit association work.  The salary will be between $75,000 to $85,000 depending on experience. Our benefits program includes substantial contributions to employee and employee dependent health care, a 401(k) contribution and match program that equals 9 percent of salary, contributions for dental and vision, and a commuter benefit.


Please email a statement of interest and a resume to:

                  Bill Higgins
                  Executive Director

CALCOG is an equal opportunity employer. 



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