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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 ENGINEER, 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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Full Time
40 per week
$67,414 – $74,970 annually

Senior Transportation Engineer

Economic Development

City of Worcester

The Planning & Regulatory Services Division seeks to fill the position of Senior Transportation Engineer. This newly created position provides professional technical and administrative services related to the planning, design, implementation and operation of transportation infrastructure and services for the City of Worcester. The Senior Transportation Engineer works closely with other departments and agencies to collect and analyze data, conduct studies, assess traffic conditions, evaluate transportation safety, and develop recommended transportation improvements. The position focuses primarily on the planning, assessment, and conceptual design of the transportation system with a particular focus on complete streets and traffic calming. The Senior Transportation Engineer works in a professional office environment, and additionally conducts field work to assess site conditions and/or collect data.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience in the planning, design and operation of urban transportation modes, including walking, bicycling, transit and motor vehicles; familiarity with relevant traffic engineering and street design standards and contemporary urban transportation design guidelines; 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; proficiency with personal computers and experience using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel).


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


  • Master’s degree in civil or transportation engineering or a relevant field (may be substituted for two years of required experience).
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer
  • PTOE or PTP certification

STARTING SALARY: $67,414 – $74,970 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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