Transportation Planner - Project Employee - City of Spokane

Transportation Planner

Employer: City of Spokane
Job Title: Transportation Planner - Project Employee
Job Type: Full Time - Project
Location: Spokane, WA
Opening Date: 02/01/2019
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $61,261.92 Annually

Job Description: Under the direction of the Principle Planner, the Transportation Planner will assist and participate in ongoing projects with major transportation elements. Performs professional planning work to effectively define and achieve goals.

Job Duties:

  • Assist with and facilitate planning processes to develop plans and ensure public education and engagement.
  • Organize and facilitate notification, public outreach, neighborhood meetings, work group meetings and gather feedback through surveys, interviews, observations and meeting participants.
  • Prepare presentations, maps, briefing papers, environmental documents, white papers, staff reports, planning summary documents, and other reports for use by planning committees, plan commissioners and elected officials.
  • Prepare reports for and participate in public hearings for plans’ formal adoption.
  • Compile and analyze technical planning-related data to inform vision, goals, policies, and implementation measures.


Requirements of Work:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of urban planning, development, development coding, project implementation, capital programming and community development.
  • Knowledge of economics, finance, and sociology as applied to city planning, program planning/development, community development, and statistical survey practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of City of Spokane Comprehensive Plan and development code.
  • Knowledge of current literature and recent developments in the field of urban planning, program planning/development and community development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, is qualifying.

Generally, this will include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an four-year college or university with a major in city, urban, regional or environmental planning AND
  • Three years of employment with the duties of a planner.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and Exempt Application to Louis Meuler, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Spokane, WA 99201 or [email protected].