Transportation Planner 2

Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)
Job Status
Position Type/Sector
Government – State

The Role

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation is now accepting applications for a Transportation Planner 2 in the Bureau of Policy and Planning, Office of Highway Safety, located at our Headquarters building in Newington, Connecticut. If you have a passion for finding solutions and working collaboratively toward increasing the safety on our roadways for all users, this may be the opportunity for you!

This position will aid in managing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Traffic Records program, be responsible for the development of the Highway Safety Plan and the Highway Safety Annual Report which ensures compliance with Department policies, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration guidelines, and relevant federal laws and regulations. This position will also closely work with the Traffic Safety Engineering team to develop the annual State Safety Performance Measures.

This position will address internal and external traffic safety data queries for the Department and is expected to develop easy to understand data visualizations. This position works closely with the Connecticut Safety Research Center to query and analyze traffic safety data utilizing the Crash Data Repository, the crash data dashboard, NHTSAs data query tools and other available resources. Some knowledge of Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria will be expected.

This position works closely with and provides guidance to the law enforcement agencies through strong communication and will be responsible for the review, evaluation and monitoring of the Traffic Records grants; as well as review and processing of invoices. This position involves processing the extension of personal service agreements for consultants, memorandum of understandings with other state agencies and universities, quarterly reports to federal agencies, as well as the RFP process for renewal of personal service agreements. This position may aid in training and supervising of Connecticut Career Trainees, Transportation Planning Assistant 2 and Transportation Planner 1 level employees.

Examples of Duties

  • Analyze crash data to implement effective projects to reduce fatalities and injuries on Connecticut roadways
  • Aid in development of the federally mandated Highway Safety Plan
  • Aid in development of the federally mandated Highway Safety Annual Report
  • Aid in the development of the federally mandated annual State Safety Performance Measures
  • Address internal and external traffic safety data queries
  • Review and approve grant applications for various projects
  • Review and process reimbursement claims
  • Review and process claims from state agencies for various related projects
  • Perform project monitoring review activities and prepare related documentation
  • Participate in various in-person or virtual conferences, webinars, and meetings
  • Prepare quarterly reports

This position is full time, 40 hours per week and is in the P-4 (Engineering and Scientific) bargaining unit. This position would report to a Transportation Supervising Planner or employee of a higher grade.

How to Apply

Click here for more information and to apply. This job listing closes August 12, 2022.