North Florida Transportation Planning Organization


Posted July 15, 2021


This is a professional planning position at the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO). This position involves support and oversight of TPO transportation programs and processes, transportation planning studies and technical analysis. Work is performed under the general supervision of the TPO Executive Director.


The following statements describe the principal functions of this job and its scope of responsibility and should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including working in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

  • Provides oversight for the Long Range Transportation Plan, Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), and Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP).
  • Manages all federal transportation planning processes and requirements, including the Federal Transportation Management Area (TMA) Certification.
  • Supervises TPO planning Consultants
  • Works closely with member agencies to develop coordinated regional transportation plans
  • Coordinates the TPO’s Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). This includes oversight of agendas, coordination with committee chairs and making presentations.
  • Manages the TPO’s Congestion Management Process.
  • Develops the TPO’s online interactive database dashboards, Geographic Information Management System (GIS) maps and annual summary reports.
  • Manages the TPO’s efforts to use innovative and emerging technologies to collect, analyze and apply data to improve TPO efficiency and policy decisions.
  • Serves as a point of contact for regional and local multimodal transportation studies.
  • This includes serving on advisory committees or technical groups.
  • Provides project management and support to TPO Planning studies.
  • Participates in TPO board meetings, including delivering presentations.
  • Delivers presentations to the public and stakeholder groups related to the TIP, planning studies, development trends, statutory or rule requirements and status of projects.
  • Interacts with the public and stakeholders, including providing information and technical assistance.
  • Represents the TPO at meetings, conferences and seminars.
  • Provides technical and advisory support to the TPO Executive Director.


Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering or a related field (Master’s degree is preferred). Must have four or more years of experience in transportation planning or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience. AICP certification preferred, but not required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay Range: $100,000 - $145,000

Please forward resume to: or mail to: 980 North Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32209, ATTN: Angela Session.

The North Florida TPO is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer. The North Florida TPO does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics in employment or in providing services.

Federal law requires the North Florida TPO to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The North Florida TPO will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.