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Transportation Planner Senior

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/26
Posting End Date: 2024/03/11
Category: Transportation
Sub Category: Planning and Development
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 30.38
Maximum Salary: 33.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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     NOTICE: Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. If you are a current or temporary State of Idaho employee you MUST apply through your internal Luma account.

    Do you want to make a difference and be part of an award-winning agency, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Idaho through transportation? At the Idaho Transportation Department, every employee is critical to the mission and we strive to foster an innovative, collaborative workplace where employees can grow and do their best work. ITD currently has an opening for a Transportation Planner, Senior (Bike/Pedestrian Coordinator) in our Highways Planning and Development department. This position will develop, manage, and perform duties as the State Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, aid with complete streets program and other planning projects as directed. The preferred candidate will have the necessary skills to conduct meetings with local, State, Federal officials, and public stakeholders. Develop and assist with the execution of a budget.

    Note: This position requires a valid driver's license, occasional evening, and night work to attend public meetings, and occasional out of town travel and overnight stays. 


    Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordination

    • Be the subject matter expert in Bicycle and Pedestrian policy development.
    • Researches and compiles bicycle and pedestrian transportation planning data.
    • Develop and establish methods of monitoring and evaluating program execution.
    • Local coordination of transportation issues, prioritizing needs and facilitating projects.

    Transportation Planning

    • Determine impacts of alternative plans and policies.
    • Understand and provide input to the Department Complete Street strategy as it relates to bicycle and pedestrian policy and programs.
    • Establish relationships and coordination with Local Highway Districts, Cities, Counties, and other private and public agencies.
    • Financial oversight of State and Federal-Aid expenditures.
    • Develop and administer consultant agreements and programming documents for expenditures of planning funds.

     Development Presentation

    • Prepare reports for ITD HQ;
    • Prepare and deliver presentations to the Idaho Transportation Board.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: **You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position.

    Considerable knowledge of:

    Principles and methods of transportation and forecasting techniques

    Good knowledge of: 

    • Concepts associated with transportation planning including identifying and evaluating economic, social, and land-use impacts related to transportation development and system adjustments. 
    • Federal, state, and local government structures. 
    • Data processing systems capabilities for forecasting and analytical purposes.


    • Designing and conducting research studies which involve collecting, organizing, and analyzing data using statistical techniques.
    • Conducting benefit/cost analysis
    • Conducting public meetings.
    Desired Qualifications:

    • Federal Bicycle and Pedestrian law, rules, and guidance

      Supplemental Information To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho!


      The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


      The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

      The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

      Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.