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Centre County Seeking Transportation Planner

Job Position


Senior Planner 1 (Transportation Planner)

Job Description 


  • Researches, analyzes, and writes plans and reports for the County Planning Commission and municipalities.
  • Researches and prepares grant applications and administers grants when received.
  • Assists with the preparation of agendas, meeting announcements, graphic materials, legal ads, and other materials concerning planning issues.
  • Makes presentations and assists local officials and the general public on a wide variety of planning issues.
  • Updates long-range and comprehensive plans for land use, transportation, zoning, and subdivision matters infrastructure (sewer and water), agriculture, housing, demographic, and environmental matters.
  • Compiles and analyzes responses for community evaluation of planning needs.
  • Develops, updates, and maintains database information including the Geographic Information System (GIS).
  • Attends meetings of public and citizen organizations, frequently outside of normal working hours.
  • Monitors legislative and regulatory announcements.
  • Performs other job related duties as required.

Job Requirements 


  • Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field from a four (4) year college or university.
    Proficient in computer skills, Geographic Information Systems, and Microsoft Office programs.
  • One to three (1-3) years working experience in planning or related field.
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and a willingness to travel as needed.

How to Apply