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Transportation Planner Analyst 2

The Position

Transportation Planner/Analysts participate in transportation system analysis, a continuing comprehensive and cooperative planning process, research programs or projects, safety programs and/or related functional areas as mandated by, and within the guidelines of, federal, State and local authorities; monitor, develop and implement State and federal funding and programming/planning requirements and ensure compliance with federal funding requirements.


Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.


This position is located within the Planning Division's, Multimodal Planning/Program Development Section in Carson City. The incumbent is responsible for oversight of the agency's bicycle and pedestrian transportation accommodations and the development of non-motorized networks throughout the state. Duties include development, analysis, and collaboration related to corridor studies, safety assessments, project reviews, Safe Routes to School implementation, safety programs, educational programs, grant programs, and public outreach.

To Qualify

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business administration, planning, math, geography, economics, statistics or a related field and two years of professional experience in two or more of the following: conducting and participating in specific transportation analysis, planning or research programs; developing studies, reports, and master plans; collecting and analyzing data; forecasting trends and developments; and developing alternatives to achieve goals and identify available financing; OR one year of experience as a Transportation Planner/Analyst I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Notes

Qualifying experience may be substituted for the education required above the high school level on a year for year basis.

The Examination

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

1.     Describe your experience, including the number of years, interpreting and applying federal and state regulations/policies.

2.     Describe your experience with State and/or Federal funding programs.

3.     Describe your experience, including number of years, working with government agencies developing programs, projects and/or grant applications.

4.     Describe your experience with any instruction/training you have provided to adults and include the subject matter presented.

5.     Describe your experience preparing the following professional reports: a) published works; b) reports prepared for a public body; or c) consultant reports (please do not include papers prepared as part of coursework requirements).

To Apply
Register on the NVAPPS website at and create an applicant profile. Then apply for recruitment #31677. See the official announcement at: 

Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

Posted on: Thursday, June 15, 2017
This listing expires on: Thursday, June 29, 2017

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