Transportation Planner 2-Public Outreach and Engagement

State of Connecticut Department of Transportation

Newington, CT United States

Transportation Planner 2

Public Outreach and Engagement

Recruitment #240508-8876FE-002

Location Newington, CT

Date Opened 6/1/2024 12:00:00 AM

Salary $85,410 - $122,927/year

Job Type Open to the Public

Close Date 6/21/2024 11:59:00 PM

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INTRODUCTION

 

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT), is recruiting for a Transportation Planner 2, in a newly formed Public Outreach and Engagement Unit, part of the Office of Policy & Intergovernmental Affairs.  This position is being created within the Bureau of Policy & Planning, at our headquarters, located in Newington CT. The focus of this unit is to ensure outreach and public engagement requirements are met, and that the Department is conducting meaningful public engagement with all of our communities.  

 

THE ROLE: This position will assist a newly formed Public Outreach and Engagement Unit that will ensure quality and accessible public engagement and that the Department is tracking and responsive to public feedback.  This office will also serve to track and develop strategies to enhance our public outreach and engagement with Environmental Justice communities, working closely with our Communications and Office of Contract Compliance and our federal funding agencies to achieve these goals.

This new team will lead the day-to-day operations of a centralized public outreach and engagement system that will be used for public informational meetings as well as gathering public comment and feedback on proposed projects throughout the Department. This position would report to a Transportation Supervising Planner or employee of a higher level. 

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
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Specialty
Transportation Planning
Salary Range
$85,410 - $122,927/year