Associate Planner-Transit

$60,363 - $80,874 yearly
  • Oakland County
  • Waterford Township, MI, USA
  • Apr 14, 2024
Full time General Business

Job Description

Associate Planner-Transit


$60,363.16 - $80,874.30 Annually


Waterford, MI

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number



Economic Dev & Comm Affairs

Opening Date


Closing Date


Job Summary

Assists with planning and co-developing strategies to implement public transportation services, transit facilities and related infrastructure throughout Oakland County. Assists Administration in identifying the needs of transit users and prioritizing transit system enhancements. Informed by available demographic data, analytics, ridership forecasting, equity, and operational information, assists in charting mid-range transit priorities for Oakland County. Assists in the documentation of mobility challenges and promotes transit solutions. This includes a full range of modes, such as walking, bicycling, use of micromobility devices, advance reservation, microtransit, ADA paratransit, fixed route, and rapid transit. Interfaces with local government officials, transit providers, transportation agencies and other County departments. May be required to work an adjusted schedule involving evening hours and/or weekends to attend municipal Board meetings and related project meetings or public engagement activities. Utilizes current countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application: 

  • Thoroughly documented work history
  • Transcript with degree and award date
  • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
  • Valid Driver's License Number

At the time of application, applicant must:

1. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Transportation Planning, Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography, GIS or a related field.

2. Have had at least one (1) year of full-time progressively responsible work experience in transit planning, city, county or regional planning, private consulting planning, or other closely related professional planning experience.

NOTE: A Master's degree in one of the degree areas listed above may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

3. Must maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license.

Work History
You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications. 
College Transcripts
If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED

Special Requirements

Must maintain a valid motor vehicle operator or chauffeur's license.