Planner II

$61,931 - $71,766 yearly
  • Road Commission for Oakland County
  • May 23, 2024
Full time Government

Job Description

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Transportation Planning Coordinator: 

  • Participates in short and long range transportation planning activities and community transportation planning efforts (e.g. Strategic Planning Process, PASER Ratings and Safety Studies).
  • Confers with public officials and residents regarding road concerns.
  • Prepares reports and demonstration materials for community programs and RCOC presentations.
  • Occasionally attends evening meetings or public hearings with community/citizens groups.
  • Represents RCOC in various inter-governmental and community organized committees.
  • Provide transportation planning assistance to other RCOC departments, (e.g. abandonments, road certification and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests).
  • Maintains and updates RCOC plans (e.g. Asset Management Plan, Gravel Road Paving Plan).
  • Understands the road funding principles of the state (ACT 51 formula) and calculates fund distribution for AD HOC requests.
  • Uses advance computer programs efficiently to record and analyze information and prepare reports.
  • Knowledgeable in using Geographic Information system (GIS) software to map, analyze and illustrate specific locations related to incidents or characteristics of the road network.
  • Competent in using graphic design programs and software to report and illustrate road-related data in publications and presentations.
  • Requires a daily schedule that supports RCOC hours of operation.
  • Must perform duties in a professional and courteous manner to promote a positive image of the Road Commission for Oakland County.

Special Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Transportation Engineering, or Civil Engineering or related field of study is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years with full-time experience in Transportation planning or related field is required.
  • A Valid Michigan Driver’s License is required.
  • Regular and predictable onsite job attendance is an essential function of this position.