The Green River Area Development District (GRADD), a multi-jurisdictional planning and development agency, has an opening for the following position: Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Coordinator.
GRADD is seeking a dynamic individual to develop and maintain a variety of transportation plans, programs, and designs within the Owensboro-Daviess Metropolitan Planning Organization. Duties also include overseeing the Owensboro-Daviess County Metropolitan Transportation (MPO) committees and serving as a liaison to state and federal transportation agencies.
The preferred candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Political Science, with emphasis in transportation or related field; and at least three years’ related experience. A Master's Degree in one of the above fields will substitute for two years’ of experience. Excellent organizational, written, oral communication and public relations skills are required. Computer skills required and experience with Geographic Information System (ESRI ARCGIS) is preferred. A detailed copy of the job description may be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Submit resume by Tuesday, January 2, 2018, to Mr. Jiten Shah, Executive Director, Green River Area Development District, 300 GRADD Way, Owensboro, KY 42301-0200
Supervises engineering projects, survey or field operations and activities
Exercises supervision over subordinate personnel
Examples of Duties
UNDER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISION
Enforces safety procedures to insure safe operation of equipment and employee safety
Prepares and submits cost estimates including equipment, materials, time and number of employees
Conducts on-site inspections to review and inspect the progress or completion of projects, to determine equipment and materials, to discuss work assignments and problems, and to investigate and resolve complaints
Supervises the engineering function of construction projects
Reviews and assigns engineering projects, surveys and field investigations, and approves construction and site plans for compliance to engineering standards
Attends meetings and provides information on engineering projects
Prepares and negotiates engineering construction contracts
Reviews preliminary development plans and subdivision plans for compliance with local, state and federal regulations
Reviews and approves construction plans for compliance with design standards and approved development plans, including issuing encroachment permits and setting and tracking bonds
Determines scope of traffic impact studies, and reviews traffic impact studies related to development proposals
Attends meetings and provides information on traffic and transportation issues related to development proposals
Conducts site visits
Evaluates policies and procedures and identifies improvements
Performs related work
Lexington is hiring a planner to assist in the research and review of land development applications of various types; present plans and reports to the Planning Commission and other groups; provide customer service; maintain and update paper and electronic records; and other related duties as assigned.
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