Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
Director of Transportation Planning
The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is seeking a candidate for Director of Transportation Planning to lead a team developing and managing the implementation of the regional multi-modal long-range transportation plan, subject to Federal requirements of metropolitan planning. The Director of Transportation Planning must perform complex professional and administrative work under the general supervision of the LVPC Executive Director. This will require the ability to work with stakeholders, working with the Lehigh Valley Planning Commissioners and Lehigh Valley Transportation Study Board, possessing excellent communication and time management skills, and the ability to manage the work of others. Communication of technical analyses via written reports and presentations (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) is required.
The position will also require understanding of and management of staff operating the region’s travel demand forecasting model (using Citilabs and REMI software) as a tool for evaluating the region’s transportation system. The successful candidate must exhibit a thorough understanding of basic transportation planning and engineering concepts and principles and have a Master’s degree in Urban Planning or Civil Engineering with a focus on transportation.
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