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Director of Transportation Planning and Data

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is seeking a candidate for Director of Transportation Planning and Data to lead a team planning for and managing infrastructure and information for the region. LVPC is the regional transportation leadership entity responsible for the planning, development, implementation and management of multimodal and long-range infrastructure goals and projects subject to Federal and state requirements of metropolitan and county planning. Additionally, the LVPC is the largest public data repository and analysis center, managing and providing key information utilized by all sectors of the economy for decision-making. The Director of Transportation Planning and Data performs complex, professional, stakeholder development and administrative work under the general supervision of the LVPC Executive Director. Managing five-to-seven team members, the Director also works closely with the community, Lehigh Valley Planning Commissioners and Lehigh Valley Transportation Study Board. As such, possessing excellent communication and time management skills, and the ability to manage the work of others is key. Communication is critical skill for the Director, whether conveying concepts to an audience or writing technical analyses.

how to apply

Please email to jobs@lvpc.org:

  1. Current resume detailing your education and experience
  2. Letter of interest describing how you meet the qualifications for this position and why you would like to be considered.  Please address the letter to Becky A. Bradley, AICP, Executive Director, 961 Marcon Blvd, Suite 310, Allentown, PA 18109
  3. Minimum of three (3) references with names, address, telephone number, e-mail and relationship information for each person

Position open until filled. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission/Lehigh Valley Transportation Study is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance with their application or that need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (610) 264-4544.

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Senior Transportation Planner

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC)/Lehigh Valley Transportation Study (LVTS) is looking for a Senior Transportation Planner to support metropolitan planning for the regional transportation system. The successful candidate will assist with transportation, comprehensive and subarea planning projects addressing complex transportation, land use, geospatial, economic, environmental and land use issues. The Transportation Planning and Data Section is responsible for the long-range transportation plan, transportation improvement program, freight plan, active transportation, congestion management, transportation safety, transportation equity and transportation-land use planning, data initiatives and management, specific community plans and special planning projects. The Transportation Planning and Data section also performs transportation, geospatial, land use and economic impact analyses, reviews proposed developments, community ordinances and plans for transportation impacts and supports the Planning Commission and Transportation Study boards. As the LVPC/LVTS is the federally designated metropolitan planning organization, the Transportation and Data Team supports and manages the Lehigh Valley Transportation Study committees and actively participates in associated efforts, including trail, transit, bicycle, pedestrian, traffic, environmental, equity and freight groups in the region, statewide and nationally.

Transportation Planning and Data Team Members act as community consultants and work collaboratively with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, US Department of Transportation, neighboring regions and the State of New Jersey, Lehigh Valley municipal and county governments and a variety of community groups, private sector companies 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. The Transportation Planner will be responsible for project outcomes, representing the LVPC in meetings and is expected to work independently when executing project plans, while receiving overall guidance from the Director of Transportation Planning and Data.

how to apply

Please email to jobs@lvpc.org:

  1. Current resume detailing your education and experience
  2. Letter of interest describing how you meet the qualifications for this position and why you would like to be considered.  Please address the letter to Becky A. Bradley, AICP, Executive Director, 961 Marcon Blvd, Suite 310, Allentown, PA 18109
  3. Minimum of three (3) references with names, address, telephone number, e-mail and relationship information for each person

Position open until filled. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission/Lehigh Valley Transportation Study is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance with their application or that need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (610) 264-4544.

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Transportation Planner

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) is looking for a 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 transportation and land use issues. The LVPC Transportation Planning and Data Section is responsible for the Long-Range Transportation Plan components of FutureLV: The Regional Plan, Transportation Improvement Program, Freight Plan, Walk/RollLV: Active Transportation Plan, among other specific plans and projects. The Transportation Planning and Data Section also, performs transportation impact analyses, reviews proposed developments, community ordinances and plans and supports the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission. The Transportation Planner also support the federally designated Lehigh Valley Transportation Study committees and actively participates in associated efforts, including: trail, transit, bicycle, pedestrian, traffic, and freight groups.

Transportation Planning and Data Team Members act as community consultants and work collaboratively with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, US Department of Transportation, neighboring regions and the State of New Jersey, Lehigh Valley municipal and county governments and a variety of community groups, private sector companies 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. The Transportation Planner will be responsible for project outcomes, representing the LVPC in meetings and is expected to work independently when executing project plans, while receiving overall guidance from the Director of Transportation Planning and Data.

how to apply

Please email to jobs@lvpc.org:

  1. Current resume detailing your education and experience
  2. Letter of interest describing how you meet the qualifications for this position and why you would like to be considered.  Please address the letter to Becky A. Bradley, AICP, Executive Director, 961 Marcon Blvd, Suite 310, Allentown, PA 18109
  3. Minimum of three (3) references with names, address, telephone number, e-mail and relationship information for each person

Position open until filled. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission/Lehigh Valley Transportation Study is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance with their application or that need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (610) 264-4544.

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SENIOR GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS PLANNER

 

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) and Lehigh Valley Transportation Study (LVTS) is seeking an individual with Geographic Information Systems and City/County/Regional Planning skills and an interest in applying them to metropolitan planning efforts.

The Senior Geographic Information Systems Planner will have significant responsibilities in comprehensive, long-range planning, spatial analytics, and predictive modeling and leads these operations within the LVPC. This position works under limited supervision, as part of the LVPC Team to coordinate the region’s Geographic Information System (GIS), prepare maps and databases, conduct a variety of geospatial and economic analyses, develop predictive models and initiate, monitor and oversee planning projects. The LVPC’s philosophy is always to begin with fact-based optimism, making the Senior Geographic Information Systems Planner’s roll particularly important to the organization and Region. Reports to the Director of Transportation Planning and Data and collaborates, coordinates and facilitates discussions, projects and presentations.

how to apply

Please email to jobs@lvpc.org:

  1. Current resume detailing your education and experience
  2. Letter of interest describing how you meet the qualifications for this position and why you would like to be considered.  Please address the letter to Becky A. Bradley, AICP, Executive Director, 961 Marcon Blvd, Suite 310, Allentown, PA 18109
  3. Minimum of three (3) references with names, address, telephone number, e-mail and relationship information for each person

Position open until filled. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission/Lehigh Valley Transportation Study is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance with their application or that need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (610) 264-4544.

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC)/Lehigh Valley Transportation Study (LVTS) is seeking a highly motivated and organized candidate for Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is a key position within the LVPC/LVTS and:

  • Provides scheduling and administrative support to the Executive Director, Director of Administration, and the members of the Executive Team,
  • Coordinates, organizes and manages a very active Executive Team, LVPC/LVTS meetings and public relations calendar,
  • Serves as the first point of contact for the public,
  • Liaison between Commission members, elected officials, community, the Executive Team, and LVPC Team as a whole,
  • Manages the secretarial and office management functions of the organization,
  • Oversees special projects.

how to apply

Please email to jobs@lvpc.org:

  • Current resume detailing your education and experience
  • Letter of interest describing how you meet the qualifications for this position and why you would like to be considered.  Please address the letter to Becky A. Bradley, AICP, Executive Director, 961 Marcon Blvd, Suite 310, Allentown, PA 18109
  • Minimum of three (3) references with names, address, telephone number, e-mail and relationship information for each person

Position open until filled. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission/Lehigh Valley Transportation Study is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance with their application or that need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (610) 264-4544.

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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