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Senior Planner - Long Range Transportation

The City of Tacoma Public Works Department is looking for a Senior Planner to join the traffic engineering and transportation planning group. This group is responsible for planning, coordinating, and design support for complex transportation planning, traffic engineering, and capital improvement projects. The successful applicant will work closely with internal staff (planning, engineering, and sustainability), external agencies, and advocacy groups to implement transportation goals and policies outlined in the Transportation Master Plan, as well as current City initiatives and priorities.

Tacoma is a sustainable community with many diverse residents, businesses, and visitors who have various transportation priorities. The City is strategic in how it plans its transportation system with an emphasis on carrying the people and goods that foster Tacoma’s culture, character, and competitiveness. The transportation system offers multimodal travel options that provide safe access for all users and neighborhoods, encourage healthy living, and protect the environment.