Transportation Planner 2- Council of Governments (COG) Coordination Unit
Connecticut Department of Transportation
Newington, CT United States
The candidate selected for the Transportation Planner 2 position will act as the Department’s liaison with the Council of Governments (COGs) throughout the state. The candidate will coordinate the COGs’ implementation of their Unified Planning Work Programs to ensure compliance with the federal transportation planning process, federal regulations, and relevant State laws, regulations and policies. The candidate will also participate in the administration of the COGs planning studies, development of contracts, review of invoices, and compliance with audit and federal and state requirements. The candidate, along with the COGs and other Department units, will assist in the development, selection of, and dissemination of information on projects under the STP-Urban and STP-Rural Programs, Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Program, Transportation Alternatives Program, and state programs such as the Local Transportation Capital Improvement Program. The candidate will assist the COGs in the development of and dissemination of information on the Metropolitan Transportation Plan and Transportation Improvement Programs to ensure that Department interests are being expressed. The candidate will act as the Department’s liaison involving COG planning activities with other local, state, and federal agencies, and may also assist with liaison functions for other federal or State programs.