Central Maryland Job Alert: Regional Planner (Administrator IV)

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
This position is located in Hanover, MD

Position Overview

Open Recruitment
Executive Service(This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority)

The Maryland Department of Transportation The Secretary’s Office (MDOT TSO) is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Regional Planner.  This position has 5 main responsibilities:

  • Represents the Department at policy committees of the Baltimore and Southern Maryland Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), called the Baltimore Region Transportation Board (BRTB) and Calvert-St. Mary’s MPO (C-SMMPO), to ensure they comply with federal laws and regulations; and for consistency with the goals and policies of the State of Maryland;
  • Coordinates development of various plans and programs (with the MDOT Business Units), including long-range transportation plans, work programs, and short-range improvement programs, for BTRB and C-SMMPO;
  • Prepares briefing papers or letters for the Director of the Office of Planning and the Secretary on various issues as required;
  • Provides input to the A-95 Clearinghouse process and local plan review, including coordination with modes as appropriate; and
  • Provides support and follow-up for Pre-Tour and Tour meetings.

The current vacancy exists at MDOT TSO, in Hanover, Maryland in Anne Arundel County.


EDUCATION:  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of experience in administrative or professional work.  Three (3) years must have involved experience in metropolitan and/or statewide transportation planning and have experience working with metropolitan planning organizations.  One (1) year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following:  the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral);
  • Excellent leadership skills;
  • Knowledge of fundamental metropolitan and statewide transportation planning
    principles, practices, and terminology; and
  • A Masters degree in Planning, Transportation, Public Administration, Engineering,Geography or a closely related field from an accredited college or university (AICP accreditation is desirable).

Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information.  Please include all relevant experience on your application.  This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting
capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for.

If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.

For more information and to see the full job posting, visit MDOT’s career website.

Baltimore Job Alert: Traffic Counter

This position is located in Baltimore, MD

Position Overview

RK&K is seeking a motivated individual to work on a part-time basis performing traffic data collection activities and making deliveries to support our large team of engineers and planners throughout the MD, DE, DC and northern VA area. These activities may include counting vehicles at intersections, taking photographs of road signs, or other similar types of work.

This position is perfect for a retiree or a college student looking to supplement their income with occasional work. Requests for work may be made Monday-Friday during daytime hours and occasionally on Saturdays. This position is likely to average 10-20 hours per week, but may occasionally result in more. Starting wage is about $13/hour plus all travel expenses (mileage, tolls & parking).

For more information and to see the full job posting, visit RK&K’s career website.

Closing Soon! Maryland Job Alert: Engineer I/II

Engineer I/II
Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T)

This position is located in Largo, MD.

The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy in the Engineering I/II class of work, Grade G23/G26, in the Office of Engineering and Project Management.

This is an entry-level to full performance professional position that provides skilled and technical work in support of County engineering and planning projects.  This position is responsible for engineering work supporting assignments in the Traffic Safety Division related to a variety of transportation projects requiring the application of sound engineering practices and principles.

Incumbents in this position will visit work sites to make field investigations, conduct surveys, and monitor construction and make recommendations as necessary.  Hazards include those requiring the use of hard hats, eye protection, and reflective vests worn when working in moving traffic or construction sites.  Physical effort involves occasional standing for long periods and/or walking over rough and uneven constructions sites, and occasional stooping, bending, reaching and climbing at construction sites.

For the full position description and to apply for this position visit the DPW&T careers website.

Job / Internship Alert: Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning

Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning is hiring! Come join an innovative transportation planning company working on a great diversity of projects. We are transit-accessible, have a competitive salary and benefits package, and we’re a bunch of smart, fun people. Please check out our job descriptions for Senior Transportation Planner and Transportation Planner at http://www.foursquareitp.com/careers. We are also looking for summer interns!

Baltimore Job Alert: Capital Program Assistant Manager

Capital Program Assistant Manager

Maryland Transit Administration

This position is located in Baltimore, Maryland.


Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Manager of Capital Programming. This position is responsible for the $4 billion, six (6) year MTA capital program as well as more than seventy (70) federal grants. The Assistant Manager of Capital Programming determines which projects are recommended to senior management for funding consideration in the capital program as well as which projects to fund with federal grants. He or she develops policies and procedures to standardize collection and reporting of project information and improve operational efficiency. The Capital Programming Division is charged with tracking more than 200 capital projects as well as more than 200 monthly capital invoices. The Assistant Manager makes the final determinations on staff assignments and identifies process reforms to enable high-quality reporting on capital projects and timely and accurate processing and grant coding of capital invoices. The Assistant Manager prepares and presents materials for the quarterly Capital Project meeting with the MTA Administrator/CEO and makes funding recommendations to the Director, Office of Planning and Programming, Chief Engineer and the MTA Executive Team. The Assistant Manager is responsible for reviewing and approving all federal grant applications and all reporting to the Federal Transit Administration.

For the full job description and to apply for this position visit the Maryland Transit Administration.