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Centre County Planning & Community Development Office Seeking a Planner

Job Position


County Transportation Planner



The Centre County Transportation Planner is responsible for providing staff support to municipalities, Centre County government, and the Centre County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO). In addition, the Transportation Planner coordinates planning efforts and evaluates transportation improvement proposals in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.



  • Serves as staff for the Centre County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO).
  • Provides staff support to the CCMPO Coordinating and Technical Committees, including
    the preparation of meeting agendas and reports, and providing presentations at these
  • Conducts transportation studies, plans, researches and participates in all phases of the
    CCMPO work program.
  • Assists in the preparation and update of the CCMPO, Unified Planning Work Program
    (UPWP), Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
  • Participates in statewide transportation planning projects and initiatives.
  • Reviews transportation improvement projects, evaluates impacts on existing and future
    road networks, and makes recommendations for action.
  • Prepares comments on the design of local transportation facilities and infrastructure.
  • Assists in the preparation of grant applications, administration of grants, and project
    management and implementation.
  • Participates in review of subdivision and land development plans, analysis of traffic
    impact studies.
  • Attends CCMPO Coordinating and Technical committee meetings, Centre County Planning Commission meetings, regional planning commission meetings and other meetings
    as directed.
  • Provides information to other governmental agencies, elected officials, the public, and
    the media.
  • Assists with special planning/design tasks as requested by the Commissioners, County
    Administrator, Planning Director, Assistant Planning Director and/or CCMPO Principal
    Transportation Planner.
  • Coordinates writing, layout, and publication of reports, grant applications, print, and
    web communications.
  • Preparation of quarterly timesheets, invoices, and progress reports to PennDOT.
  • Provides updates to CCPDCO County web pages, agendas, and minutes for staff as
  • Plans and coordinates events, workshops, and presentations as necessary related to
    County and CCMPO programs.
  • Monitors options for use of the Local Transportation Project Funding Programs.
  • Facilitates/manages the solicitations of annual Liquid Fuels Applications.
  • Monitors legislative and regulatory announcements. other job-related duties as required.

How to Apply


Apply at the Centre County Human Resources Office, Room 334, Willowbank Building, Bellefonte, PA or call (814) 355-6748 for an application. The description can be viewed and an application downloaded from our website at www.centrecountypa.gov.