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Transportation / Senior Transportation Planner

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is looking for a Transportation/Senior Transportation Planner to provide regional transportation planning services for the Lehigh Valley community. The successful candidate will assist with comprehensive and subarea planning projects addressing complex issues. The LVPC Transportation Planning Section is responsible for MoveLV: Long-Range Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Program, MoveLV: Lehigh Valley Freight Plan, WalkLV: Regional Sidewalk Inventory and the mobility sections of the Regional Comprehensive Plan, specific community plans and special planning projects. The Transportation Planning section also, performs transportation impact analyses, reviews proposed developments, community ordinances and plans and supports the Planning Commission. As the LVPC is the federally-designated metropolitan planning organization the Transportation Team supports and manages the Lehigh Valley Transportation Study committees and actively participates in associated efforts, including: trail, transit, bicycle, pedestrian, traffic, and freight groups in the region.

 

Team members act as community consultants and work collaboratively with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, US Department of Transportation and a variety of community groups and the public to plan for and manage the region’s infrastructure network. The Transportation Planner will have a high degree of independence and provide direct guidance to the LVPC leadership, other LVPC sections, boards and commissions, and the public. Team members are expected to be highly capable communicators and collaborators that work well with complex, multifaceted problems that require innovative solutions. The LVPC Team is entrepreneurial, innovative, highly motivated, cross-disciplinary and committed to effectively planning for and responding to 21st century needs.

 

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Entry Level Community Planner

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is looking for an Entry Level Community Planner to provide regional and community planning services for the Lehigh Valley community. The successful candidate will assist with comprehensive and subarea planning projects. The LVPC Community Planning Section is responsible for the Regional Comprehensive Plan, specific community plans and special planning projects, subdivision and land development review, community ordinance analysis, community engagement, supports the Planning Commission and leads cross-departmental planning and policy efforts.

 

Team members act as community consultants with a high degree of independence and provide direct guidance to the LVPC leadership, other LVPC sections, boards and commissions, and the public. Team members are expected to be highly capable communicators and collaborators that work well with complex, multifaceted problems that require innovative solutions. The LVPC Team is entrepreneurial, innovative, highly motivated, cross-disciplinary and committed to effectively planning for and responding to 21st century needs.

 

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Lehigh Valley Planning Commission

961 Marcon Boulevard - Suite 310

Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-4544

Toll Free: (888) 627-8808

Fax: (610) 264-2616