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Entry Level Transportation and Community Planner

Entry Level Transportation and Community Planner (062401)

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. creates lasting solutions to strengthen communities. SRF’s engineers, planners, and designers collaborate with our clients and their partners to ensure meaningful results for the most challenging projects and enrich everyday experiences. Our award-winning projects range from designing roadways, trails, and bridges to planning statewide transportation systems, to revitalizing neighborhoods and urban spaces. At SRF, our employee-owners help shape the culture and future of our business and our communities. As a 100 percent employee-owned company, team members share in the company’s growth and prosperity and receive stock ownership on a vesting schedule for their retirement. Our culture offers frequent companywide events, clubs, and sports teams, as well as opportunities to give back to the community. SRF also provides employees with the following:

•           401(k) and company match plan, Comprehensive health benefits package

•           Competitive salaries, Paid professional certifications and memberships

•           Flex-time scheduling, Generous time-off programs, and Vacation time carry-over

•           Multiple professional development programs

SRF’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is a cornerstone of our culture and success. Individual differences, life experiences, and talents drive our innovation and our approach. Everyone is welcome, differences are celebrated, and horizons are limitless.

Our dynamic and successful Planning Group is seeking a full-time Entry Level Transportation and Community Planner. This position would be based in our Fargo, North Dakota office. The Fargo office works on a variety of planning projects for clients throughout North Dakota and Minnesota. As an Entry Level Transportation and Community Planner, you would contribute to a variety of long-range plans and studies, including community comprehensive plans, land use plans, long-range multimodal transportation plans, corridor studies, and hazard mitigation plans. You would also have the opportunity to contribute to ordinance updates, grant applications, development review, and other planning and policy-related projects, as needed.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the development of community/transportation plans and studies that guide infrastructure and policy for a variety of public-sector clients (e.g. Cities, Counties, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, State Departments, Tribal Governments, etc.).
  • Gathering, analyzing, and summarizing data (e.g., demographic data, infrastructure data, and geospatial data).
  • Preparing maps and graphics to clearly and visually communicate plan information to Clients and the general public.
  • Participating in and contributing to public engagement efforts and client meetings connected to community/transportation planning efforts. Some travel may be required to attend in-person public engagement events or meetings.
  • Coordinating with other internal functional groups within SRF.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in planning, urban or regional planning, civil engineering or related field (e.g. Landscape Architecture, Geography, etc.).
  • 0 – 5 years of planning experience with a familiarity of geography, land use, and transportation factors that impact the natural and built environment.
  • Desire to obtain an AICP certification.
  • Proven technical writing ability and excellent problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and public communication skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Proficiency with Adobe products preferred (i.e., InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS Pro preferred.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  We cultivate a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where all individuals feel respected, acknowledged, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. Our diversity drives our innovation; our inclusivity drives our approach. We encourage ALL qualified people to apply.

We will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of hair style or texture -race, genetic testing, military status or unfavorable discharge, citizenship or work authorization status, pregnancy, arrest/conviction and expunged or sealed convictions, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, ancestry, gender identity or expression, status about public assistance, or any other protected class.

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