Tuesday, March 04, 2014
MIAMI-DADE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (MPO) is currently recruiting for the following positions:
MPO Transportation Systems Analyst (Modeling/Transit)
Job Opening No. 20870
MPO Transportation Systems Analyst (LRTP/TIP/Freight)
Job Opening No. 20871
The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Miami Urbanized Area guides the transportation planning process in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Federal Statutes mandate the establishment of MPO's as a precondition for the flow of federal transportation funds to urban areas. The Miami-Dade MPO was established in 1977 under Chapter 163 of the Florida Statutes. One of its major roles is to ensure conformance with federal and state laws and regulations. The MPO approves all federally required transportation plans for the deployment of highways, mass transit, and other surface transportation facilities and services in the metropolitan area. The MPO works closely with other transportation entities serving the area and with the various municipalities in the County.
This is professional level transportation planning and administrative work. Employees in this class perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks related to managing of transportation planning studies, providing technical support, analysis and conducting long and short range planning tasks, and performing administrative functions related to the citizen's committees. Employees are expected to assist the senior manager's level in the development of the MPO technical program, as well as maintaining an ongoing liaison with county, state and federal departments and the general public.
Applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Urban, Regional or Transportation Planning and a minimum of four years of professional experience in transportation planning and/or related field is required. Master's Degree may substitute for two years of the required experience. Applicants must apply online by Saturday, March 8, 2014 at http://www.miamidade.gov/jobs.
Ways to Apply:
Go to the following website and type in "MPO" under Quick Search to access these positions: Miami Dade Careers
Go to http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp to access the main Human Resources site.