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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: SENIOR TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Economic Development
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Open Until Filled
Full Time
40 per week
$62,823 – $69,835

Senior Transportation Planner

Economic Development

City of Worcester

The Planning & Regulatory Services Division seeks to fill the position of Senior Transportation Planner. This newly created [SR1] position provides professional technical and administrative services related to the planning and implementation of transportation infrastructure and services for the City of Worcester. The Senior Planner works closely with other departments and agencies to develop policies, evaluate data, make recommendations, prioritize and coordinate transportation improvements, and track implementation. [SR2] Transportation Planner works in a professional office environment, and additionally conducts field work involving site visits.

The qualified candidate will have knowledge and experience in the planning of urban transportation modes, including walking, bicycling, transit and motor vehicles; experience preparing plans, studies, and technical reports; the ability to think critically, problem solve and apply research techniques; the ability to work collaboratively, with experience in public engagement and stakeholder coordination; the ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse populations; excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; and have proficiency with personal computers and experience using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel).


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or transportation engineering, planning, geography or a related field
  • Three or more years of related experience
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Master’s degree in civil or transportation engineering, planning, geography or a relevant field (may be substituted for two years of required experience).
  • Applicable professional certifications or registrations, such as AICP, PTP, PTOE, and/or registration as a Professional Engineer.

STARTING SALARY: $62,823 – $69,835 annually, excellent benefits package

To apply, please visit: or send resume and cover letter to Human Resources Department, Room 109, 455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

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