The City of Iowa City is currently accepting applications for a
Transportation/Traffic Engineering Planner. The starting salary is
$45,594 and includes an excellent benefits package. An increase
after six months to $49,879 is possible (based on performance).
As a staff person of the JCCOG Metropolitan Planning Organization
this position is responsible for providing services to the City of
Coralville, the City of North Liberty, the City of Tiffin, the
University of Iowa, Johnson County and the Iowa DOT.
Responsibilities include the preparation of traffic and
transportation planning studies, including but not limited to:
traffic signal warrant studies, traffic signal operation studies,
pedestrian crossing evaluations, roadway capacity analyses, speed
studies, queuing studies, corridor studies, roadway alignment
studies, traffic impact studies, on-street parking evaluations,
driveway access evaluations, streetlight installation evaluations,
accident history analysis, and preparation of ordinance
Position requires a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban Planning,
Transportation Planning, Civil Engineering or a closely related
field from a Department of Education recognized accredited school.
Three years of experience in traffic and transportation planning is
desired. A Masters Degree from a Department of Education recognized
accredited school may be substituted for part of experience.
Requires familiarity with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control
Devices, traffic engineering evaluation techniques, road design
standards and traffic analysis models such as TransCAD, Synchro and
the Highway Capacity Manual. Requires ability to communicate
effectively. Must possess and maintain a valid Iowa driver's
license with a satisfactory driving record.
Additional information and the City's application may be obtained
online at www.icgov.org. A City application must be received by
5pm, Friday, March 14, 2008, in Personnel, 410 E. Washington St.,
Iowa City, IA 52240. A resume will not substitute for a City
application. Please contact Corey Jacobson at (319) 356-5020 or at
corey-jacobson (AT) iowa-city (DOT) org if you have any questions.
The City of Iowa City is an equal opportunity employer and supports