Job Opportunities

Our multi-disciplined, professional administrative, planning and engineering staff assists the Board and Committees implement the strategies laid out to enhance the Miami Valley Region’s quality of life and economic vitality. Are you interested in a career in Regional or Transportation planning? Check back here for employment opportunities on MVRPC Staff.

Planner: Active Transportation & Environment

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) is looking for a dynamic and creative individual to join our team to fill the Active Transportation & Environmental Planner position. The Active Transportation & Environmental Planner is an integral part of the Regional Environment & Economic Development division; developing and coordinating activities associated with bike and pedestrian transportation, air, and water quality planning. The Active Transportation & Environmental Planner collects, maintains, and analyzes data related to transportation and land use in a GIS environment. The planner is the lead coordinator of the regional trails system; the nation’s largest paved trail network, https://www.miamivalleytrails.org/.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinates the regional bike and pedestrian transportation planning processes, including stakeholder and public involvement activities and coordination with local jurisdictions and regulatory agencies
  • Supports the Water Quality Management Program, including both surface and groundwater management by participating in work program activities and special projects funded from a variety of sources.
  • Supports air quality planning activities, through alternative transportation options and programming, in coordination with MVRPC Rideshare Program/Gohio Commute and Mobility Managers
  • Collects, maintains, and analyzes transportation and land use data under a GIS environment.
  • Performs technical data analysis and report writing, and effectively summarizes the data for presentations.
  • Provides internal GIS support to the Regional Environment and Economic Development team.
  • Participates in the development and presentation of findings and recommendations to various groups and committees.
  • Responds to internal and external requests for data and related information.

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission is looking for a candidate who possesses knowledge and interest in transportation and land use planning; skills in the use of GIS software (ArcMap); knowledge of environmental sciences, including a general understanding of water systems and air quality; demonstrated experience with research and technical writing; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products; effective oral/written presentation skills and the ability to work effectively with the public.
Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in engineering, planning, urban studies, environmental sciences, geography, or a related field and related experience. A minimum of two (2) years of related experience with a public entity is preferred.
The salary and job title will be determined commensurate with education and experience. The salary range is $47,671 - $62,305.

MVRPC offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including health, dental, and vision insurance options as well as an optional health savings account with employer match. MVRPC contributes 14% of an employee’s gross pay toward their OPERS pension. Vacation, sick, and personal time, as well as paid holidays, are on par with local governments in the region. MVRPC values employee growth and offers employer-paid professional certifications, memberships, and conferences. MVRPC is a public service employer and employees may be eligible to apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) if qualified.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to personnel@mvrpc.org or via regular mail to Personnel, Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission, 10 North Ludlow, Suite 700, Dayton, OH 45402.

To learn more about Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission, visit our website www.mvrpc.org.

Application deadline: Open until filled.
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