The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is seeking a Senior Transportation Planner in the Streamlined Project Delivery program to provide planning and technical expertise in support of expediting critical surface transportation projects (e.g., roadway, toll road, transit, bicycle, pedestrian) in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. The individual in this position will also manage the agency’s need for expanded responsibilities and collaboration regarding asset management, resiliency, and risk-based lifecycle transportation planning, with consideration of multiple natural and human-based environmental factors and practices stemming from federal performance management guidance. Additionally, the individual in this position will coordinate internal/external resource planning, project merit assessment, and developmental tasks associated with the preparation and submittal of State and federal discretionary grant applications. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online at https://www.nctcog.org/Careers. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those positions. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.
Due to the pandemic, the North Central Texas Council of Governments is currently permitting employees to work a hybrid schedule that consists of the equivalent of a minimum of two days per week in the NCTCOG offices in Arlington, Texas, and three days remotely from home within the Dallas-Fort Worth Region.
NCTCOG is recognized as a military-friendly employer and values the knowledge, experience, and skills acquired from a military service career. All qualified veterans are invited to apply.
NCTCOG is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, NCTCOG has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.
The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility, and innovation.