Job Details

NACOG: Mobility Planner


Starting Salary Range: $45,406.40 - $54,475.20 (Full Time – 40 hours/week, 52 weeks)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Deadline: Open until filled – First Review Date 5/7/2021

Benefits Include: Agency paid health, dental and vision; Arizona State Retirement (ASRS); Vacation, holiday, and sick pay

Position Located: Prescott, AZ (Position is located in Prescott, however there is some remote work flexibility within Yavapai County.)

Position Serves: Yavapai County, Arizona


Working under general direction, and with moderate difficulty, this position is responsible for planning and coordinating resources to improve the availability and accessibility of transportation services for persons with disabilities, aging adults, and individuals of lower income.

This is a grant funded-dependent position.

Mobility Management Strategic Approach

  • Moving people instead of moving vehicles;

  • The entire trip, not just that portion of the trip on one mode or another;

  • Making visible improvements to the effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of the travel services being delivered;

  • Promoting transit oriented developments, livable cities, and energy efficient sustainable communities;

  • Offering a full range of travel options to the single-occupant auto;

  • A focus on innovation, changing usual business practices;

  • Cultivating partnerships and multi-agency activities;

  • Offering a single point of access for customers to multiple travel modes; and,

  • Performs regional transit asset management

  • Managing a coordinated community-wide transportation service network.


    Current and valid Arizona Driver’s License

    Must pass a criminal background, and Motor Vehicle Report


    • Federally funded transportation programs

    • Mobility Management principles

    • Transit planning and land use principles and practices

    • Principles, procedures, and strategies of coordinated transportation planning and strategies

    • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and specific applications to public transportation


    • Political Competence

    • Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships

    • Strategic Vision and Planning

    • Project Management

    • Public Speaking

    • Written and Verbal Communication

    • Collaboration

    • Critical Thinking

Primary Duties

  • Plans and develops strategies to improve transportation services
  • Facilitates regional coordination councils to assess needs, strategize to address gaps, and improve efficiencies for transportation service delivery
  • Coordinates mobility planning efforts with various public agencies and private organizations
  • Plans, organizes, and manages projects to promote timely use of funds and adherence to federal and state program guidelines and funding requirements
  • Contributes to the development and management of the Transportation Investment Plan (TIP), Coordinated Mobility Plan (CMP), and other Plans and/or Studies
  • Performs regional transit asset management
  • Designs, organizes and delivers training
  • Represents organization and partners in federal, state, and regional advisory committees
  • Provides technical assistance to community stakeholders
  • Conducts surveys, focus groups, data analysis, and research Prepares and delivers oral and written presentations, project reports, and summaries for staff, committees, governing boards, civic groups and general public Other related duties as assigned.

Desired Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in urban/rural planning, transportation planning, public administration or a related discipline, and four (4) years of professional work in public transportation, human services, or other relatable field; OR any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Desired Skills & Abilities

  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Certified Community Transportation Manager (CCTM), Certified Public Manager (CPM). .

Salary Range

$45,406.40 to $54,475.20


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