Planner IV (Transportation and Highways) - Cook County

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Deadline: April 3, 2017

Under minimal guidance from the Director of Strategic Planning and Policy, develops, designs, monitors and implements specific and large-scale transportation planning studies, projects and programs.  Prepares analyses of proposed transportation policies and projects’ impacts relative to land use, community development and economic development plans. Utilizes a wide range of technical skills and knowledge to maintain control over multi-faceted operations in the external field and department.

Coordinates internal/external agencies, vendors and team efforts to ensure the standards of performance and departmental project goals are met.  Confers with management to develop strategies regarding on-going assignments.  Represents the department in joint local and regional projects, collaborates with outside agencies/vendors, and coordinates the deployment of staff.  Serves as the lead on designated assignments and coordinates with departmental staff, the County or other governmental agencies to ensure the timely completion of transportation planning projects.  Performs other duties as assigned.