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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Transportation

Division: Planning and Program Development

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 36557

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)###-####

Email: ...@dot.nv.gov

Applications accepted

for another 9 Days 15 Hrs 55 Mins

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 function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

This position is located within the Planning Division in Carson City, NV. Incumbent will coordinate planning functions with the Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs); work with the Regional Transportation Plans (RTPs), Regional Transportation Improvement Programs (RTIPs), and supervise development of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), Annual Work Program (AWP), and short and long range elements; attend various meetings to review air quality policies impacting areas of non-attainment; monitor conformity to Regional Air Quality Standards; work with Corridor Studies and Long Range Transportation Plans; and coordinate findings from other transportation planning activities. Incumbent should have experience with principles and practices of transportation engineering; federal, State and local laws related to transportation systems. 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.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, business administration, planning, math, geography, statistics, economics or a related field and three years of professional experience in two or more of the following: overseeing and conducting 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, including one year of experience in a lead capacity; OR one year of experience as a Transportation Planner/Analyst II 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.

Additional Position Criteria


The Examination

TRANSPORTATION PLANR/ANLYST 3 (07.720) Training and Experience Exam

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.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

1) Describe your experience in transportation planning, including State or Federal programs or funding.

2) Describe your experience developing professional reports or presentations.

3) Describe your experience collecting or analyzing data.

4) Describe your experience with contracts, agreements, or general finance.


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