Senior Planner- Toole Design, Boston
Toole Design Group in Boston, MA is looking to hire an experienced and talented full-time Senior Planner. Are you passionate about helping communities plan, build, and retrofit their transportation systems to make walking, bicycling, and transit safer, more attractive, more efficient, and healthier? Are you looking to collaborate with some of the most thoughtful and innovative transportation planners, engineers, landscape architects, urban designers, and policy experts? Are you interested in leading teams across disciplines and integrating input from stakeholders to create award-winning plans that build momentum and lead directly to implementation? Do you enjoy taking leadership and pursuing business development opportunities? Do you thrive in a values-driven and collaborative work environment? If so, please consider joining our Boston team!
Required Qualifications of a Senior Planner:
Most candidates achieve the level of expertise and experience needed for this role in about ten years in the field of transportation planning. There is not a requirement for a specific academic degree in any particular discipline.
Prior experience in consulting.
You have experience in several, but not all of the following broad areas: bicycle and pedestrian planning and design, transit planning, multi-modal corridor studies, community and stakeholder engagement, and/or policy (e.g., curbside management, parking, TDM, micro-mobility).
You have demonstrable success in managing large, complex transportation planning projects, producing high quality work products, developing positive client relationships, and inspiring and motivating your teams.
You have demonstrable success writing proposals and leading business development.
You have experience directly supervising staff.
You have strong written and presentation skills and have served as primary author for planning documents in previous positions.
You are insightful and bring both a data-driven analytical approach and a qualitative people-centered approach to planning.
You enjoy staying on the cutting edge in a rapidly changing field.
You are interested in helping push for new and better ways to think about and incorporate equity both internally within the firm and externally with respect to how we frame and deliver projects.
Preferred, but not required, qualifications:
We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong transit planning background.
A strong working knowledge of the Greater Boston region’s geography, agencies, and political landscape is a plus.
The ability to serve as a bridge between transportation planning and other urban planning disciplines such as placemaking, housing, economic development, and environment.
This Senior Planner position earns a competitive salary and great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, a health savings account (HSA), and a flexible spending account (FSA). We also provide employees with financial incentives to use transit, walk, or bike.
Full job description and application are here.