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Utah Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans, sexual orientation and gender identity. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Title Director of Planning: req101 Type of Posting: External
Deadline  Open until filled. Location: Salt Lake City
Benefits Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans. Retirement and Pension plans. Free transit passes, tuition reimbursement, and a free onsite medical clinic.
Job Summary

Directs metropolitan transportation planning and integration as the outward face of planning for UTA.  In coordination with Government Relations, Communications, and Capital Projects, advances strategic planning for regional transportation goals through interaction with community and transportation leaders.  Fosters positive policies relating to land use and environmental stewardship. Leads UTA strategic planning and service planning programs consistent with transportation planning priorities.  Coordinates efforts of capital development projects with bus and rail service delivery.  Develops and makes recommendations on changes to fare policy in alignment with UTA planning and financial goals.


Minimum Qualifications


Master's Degree in Urban Planning, Transportation Engineering, or related field.



Seven years in strategic transit planning including at least five years managing strategic processes and related work experience.  Understanding of federal funding and grant application process.  Background and experience in Strategic Planning, Urban Planning, Statistics, GIS, Public Administration, and Economics with demonstrated leadership and communication skills.


- OR -

An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

Pay Rate   Commensurate with experience.
How to Apply Apply on our website at: For additional questions, please call Human Resources at 801-287-2324