Job: Senior Transportation Planner – City of Springfield

Job Title

Senior Transportation Planner

Company / Organization

City of Springfield

Job Description

The City of Springfield is seeking a Senior Transportation Planner to join our team to enhance Springfield’s hometown feel while focusing on livability and environmental quality, improving our infrastructure, and fostering an environment that values diversity and inclusion.

We are seeking someone to identify, seek funding for, and plan for capital transportation projects; represent Springfield in regional transportation funding and coordination discussions at the Metropolitan Planning Organization; and expand multi-modal opportunities which includes staffing the City’s Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee. With the passage of the state’s rules for climate friendly and equitable communities, this position will have a role in designating climate friendly areas, shaping the City’s approach to parking management, and managing the update of our Transportation System Plan.

Success in this position includes building relationships across agencies in support of regional collaboration; with city staff who implement transportation plans through design of public infrastructure (engineers) and review of private development plans (current planners); and within the broader community we serve. We are looking for a knowledgeable transportation planner who has a passion for exploring transportation’s future and brings shared visions to reality. Viable candidates will demonstrate success in managing projects, be well-organized and efficient, and enjoy learning.

Consider joining our Community Development staff team anchored by an open and inclusive environment that supports and values the contributions of forward-thinking professionals and provides interesting, meaningful, and challenging opportunities to serve our community. City Hall is located in Springfield’s dynamically evolving Downtown and the City as an organization emphasizes employee health and wellness.

How to Apply

Visit the city’s webpage at to submit an application. The position closes on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022 at 11:59 pm.