Job Description

Title: Planning Analyst (Hourly) - Part Time

State Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist II

Hiring Range: $30.76 - $49.99

Pay Band: 5

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Hampton Roads District Office

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

District PIM

Support District PIM section and project development by coordinating planning efforts with land development, programming, and project development activities; provide recommendations based on highway needs assessments, long range plans and regional studies to be considered for inclusion in the programming process. Provide supporting project documentation such as history of need, traffic forecast, transportation impact, regional social and economic data, land use and local transportation planning efforts.

Transportation Planning Studies

Assist with conducting, managing, and participating in transportation planning studies including corridor studies, access management studies, crossover studies, interchange studies, etc. Collect and analyze data and provide recommendations for transportation planning initiatives.

Transportation Mobility and Planning Division

Coordinate district planning activities for urban and statewide programs. Provide technical assistance, guidance and leadership to district staff, local planning commissions and organizational and local governments to meet FHWA, TMPD and VDOT goals and objectives. Support the district's MPO transportation planning programs through representation on committees as VDOT's representative. Serve as liaison in assigned planning matters.

Traffic Forecasting and Analysis

Prepare local and regional travel demands for specific milestone years using available data, reports, and models. Enable transportation measures to be displayed geospatially. Provide traffic forecasts, roundabout analysis and recommendations for scoping meetings, roadway design and environmental studies.


Respond to public inquiries. Attend public hearings for major studies and construction projects. Develop and make presentations to government and civic groups on transportation planning and land development.

Technical Assistance and Review

Conduct land development reviews for local jurisdictions to include rezoning, subdivision, site plan and record plat reviews for residencies. Provide thorough reviews of traffic impact studies. Provide traffic projections, capacity analyses, etc. for design projects.

Perform duties as assigned.

Perform duties, tasks, activities and/or projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ability to manage financial resources.

• Ability to apply transportation planning principles and practices to a variety of complex projects.

• Ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate and complete multiple assignments within scheduled timeframes.

• Ability to apply transportation planning principles and practices and procedures.

• Ability to evaluate, develop, and maintain innovative solutions for transportation planning and mobility initiatives.

Additional Considerations

• Ability to act as a liaison with diverse groups, e.g., government officials, special interest groups, citizens, etc.

• A combination of training, experience, or education in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, or related field desired.

• Knowledge of long-range transportation planning to include Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), transportation studies and traffic analyses.

• Knowledge of planning and traffic engineering software.

• Certified Planner with American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or Professional Transportation Planner (PTP) certification desired.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided, therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful obtaining an interview.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Contact Information

Name: Jennifer Bott

Phone: 757-956-3294



In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.


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Suffolk, VA USA

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Job Posted:
2 weeks ago
Job Type
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