Transit Planner/Planner I

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission, a regional planning organization serving the local governments in the Central Shenandoah Region, is seeking a Planner I. This position provides planning services for localities with a primary focus on transit and transportation demand management (TDM). This planner will provide support for a regional transit system, and regional commuter assistance program. The CSPDC also provides planning services related to housing, transportation, economic development, environmental, emergency management, recreation, and capacity building. This position may also support planning efforts in any of these areas as needed. Duties include developing local and regional plans, writing and managing grants, making presentations, and completing reports. Duties performed under the supervision of senior staff. Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Ability to analyze information and develop creative solutions and/or alternatives required. Oral and written communication skills and ability to facilitate group meetings required. Computer skills including database management and Microsoft Office required. GIS experience is desirable. Marketing, social media, and graphic design a plus. Organizational, time management and interpersonal skills are needed to be successful in the position. To be considered send a resume and cover letter to Ann Cundy, Executive Director, Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission, 112 MacTanly Place, Staunton, VA 24401 or via email to Position is open until filled. This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary range: $48,000-$51,000 depending qualifications. The CSPDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.