Transportation & Community Planner

The Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG) is seeking a Community & Transportation Planner. This position is located in Auburn and will provide a range of planning services for the Transportation Division related to short-range and long-range transportation planning across all surface transportation modes.  

Responsibilities include: administration and implementation of AVCOG’s regional transportation planning contract; providing technical assistance to member municipalities; developing transportation sections of municipal comprehensive plans; creating GIS maps; assisting with long-range transportation planning; and acting as liaison between local, state, and federal transportation agencies.  This position will will also assist the land use planning staff with requests as needed. 

 Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in transportation, urban or regional planning; public administration; or related field;
  • MS Office and ESRI ArcGIS experience;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to manage concurrent tasks efficiently;
  • Ability to manage one's own time and work in a team environment;
  • Ability to participate, and lead, meetings – both virtual and in-person; 
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable motor vehicle.

 Additional desirable skills/qualifications:

  • Familiarity or past experience in municipal land use planning;

AVCOG is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits to include medical insurance, health savings account with company contribution, health reimbursement account with deductible reimbursement; dental and vision insurance; life and voluntary disability insurance; medical and dependent care flexible spending; member of Maine Public Employees Retirement System; paid time off including vacation and sick time, 13 paid holidays; flexible schedule with 37 ½ hour workweek.

 Applicants should submit their resume, minimum salary requirements and three professional references to avcog@avcog.org. The position will remain open until filled.

 Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, 125 Manley Road, Auburn, ME 04210 or avcog@avcog.org

 

Equal Opportunity Employer