MDOT Transportation Planner 9-P11 (Travel Information Unit) - Planning
This position is responsible for supporting MDOT’s traffic monitoring program through the analysis of traffic or travel related information as required by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and other programs within MDOT. This includes the management of data collected from permanent and portable traffic counting devices, manual observations and information collected by Michigan Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). This position is specifically responsible for the development of traffic statistics using ramp count information and other sources of traffic and travel information for the development and publication of Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) and Commercial Averaged Daily Traffic (CAADT) data. Additionally, this position is responsible for the polling, analysis, and reporting of visitor information from Michigan’s Travel and Tourism Welcome Centers, continuing the development and deployment of a nonmotorized traffic count program, and working with traffic data software tools in the review of traffic information to perform quality assurance and quality control and respond to data requests.
The "Salary" listed above is a range that reflects the minimum rate at the entry (9) level through the maximum rate at the experienced (P11) level. Based on education and experience, candidates will be reviewed to determine what level they are qualified for.
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Based on operational needs and within established limits, remote work and alternate work schedule requests for this position may be considered.
For information on benefits, visit www.mi.gov/employeebenefits or www.mi.gov/orsstatedc.
The State of Michigan has been recognized as a leading U.S. employer by new graduates from 2021-2023 and a best large U.S. and state employer. Recognized on the international stage for fostering positive employee engagement, the State of Michigan is a past recipient of a North America Government Agency Employees Engagement Award.
Required Education and Experience
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major with at least 30 semester (45 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: planning (city, community, environmental, regional, and/or urban), environmental studies and/or sustainability, engineering, statistics, mathematics, geography, geographic/geospatial information systems, logistics and/or supply chain management, or economics.
NOTE: We may consider applicants that will be obtaining a bachelor's degree in any major with at least 30 semester (45 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: planning (city, community, environmental, regional, and/or urban), environmental studies and/or sustainability, engineering, statistics, mathematics, geography, geographic/geospatial information systems, logistics and/or supply chain management, or economics by December 31, 2023.
Transportation Planner 9
No specific type or amount is required.
Transportation Planner 10
One year of professional experience in the planning and assessment of transportation planner systems equivalent to a Transportation Planner 9.
Transportation Planner P11
Two years of professional experience in the planning and assessment of transportation planner systems equivalent to a Transportation Planner, including one year equivalent to a Transportation Planner 10.
Additional Requirements and Information
Possession of a valid driver's license is required.
To be considered for this position you must:
- If applicable, attach a copy of your official college transcripts and/or foreign degree evaluation with your application. Click here for the State of Michigan (SOM) definition of an Official College Transcript. Applicants who possess foreign degrees must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents. Civil Service accepts evaluations from organizations listed on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc.
View the entire job specification at: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/TransportationPlanner_13028_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)
All newly hired state employees are required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug test and physical (if applicable) prior to their actual appointment. Criminal and driving records will also be checked if applicable. Any position offer will be conditional until results of the drug test, physical, criminal background, and driving records indicate eligibility for employment.
The department reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.
If you have questions related to this posting, please contact Katianna Shaft at ShaftK@Michigan.gov.