Transportation Planner - Entry Level

Firm: LSC Transportation Consultants
Tahoe City, CA

Payment: Paid
Start Date: Jul 1, 2022
Category: Transportation
Contact: Justine Marmesh

Posted: Jun 1, 2022

LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc., a well-established multimodal transportation planning and traffic engineering consulting firm with offices in Denver and Colorado Springs, CO and Tahoe City, CA is seeking a talented, self-motivated individual to join our team and fill a Transportation Planner position working out of our Tahoe City, CA office.
Essential Job Functions:
• Assist project managers in preparing short-range and long-range transit plans, as well as coordination plans for rural, tribal, and small urban transit systems, primarily in the Mountain West region
• Analyze and evaluate multimodal transportation, transit, and land use data, particularly from the U.S. Census and American Community Survey
• Assist with the preparation of proposals
• Conducts virtual and in-person public outreach
• Research best planning practices and emerging topics related to transit and transportation
• This position requires some travel to various project locations
Required Skills:
• Proven ability to work successfully independently with limited supervision on multiple projects simultaneously
• Skill in research, data collection and analysis, statistics and the use of spreadsheets/databases, and data visualization
• Strong technical writing ability
• Preparation of charts, graphics, and other visuals for inclusion in planning documents and presentation materials
• Effectively communicates technical information to audiences orally and in writing
• Ability to work effectively and collaborate with agency staff, public officials, community stakeholders, and the general public
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Education and Experience Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration/management, engineering, or closely related field.
• A minimum of 0-5 years of relevant experience. Current college graduates are encouraged to apply!
• Master’s degree in relevant field may be considered to meet the required experience.
This is a full-time position with flexible working conditions and full benefits. Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. This position will be based out of any of LSC’s Tahoe City, CA office with a flexible hybrid in-office/work-from-home arrangement. The Lake Tahoe region is home to numerous outdoor recreational activities including skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, and fishing. The right candidate will receive a relocation bonus if necessary in order to move to the Lake Tahoe/Truckee/Reno region.
Please send your resume and cover letter to: