Multimodal Transportation Planner

Ozarks Transportation Organization

Springfield, MO United States

Job Description Summary:

The multimodal planner will support the short- and long-term planning functions of the Springfield, MO metropolitan planning organization. Working in a team environment, technical and non-technical work will be focused around bicycle, pedestrian, and transit planning, as well as transportation demand management and regional transportation planning. Work with committees and various community boards/organizations consisting of local, county, and state government officials and the public. This represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the Organization.

Relevant projects underway at the Ozarks Transportation Organization:

• Implementation and funding of regional trail plan, working toward 45-miles of new trail by 2045.

• Use of ArcGIS Pro to develop a trail dashboard, tracking regional trail plan progress.

• Coordinating with transit agency to complete transit optimization study.

• Working with regional employers to promote carpooling and development of employer-based ridesharing, including promotion through a periodic newsletter.

• Freight corridor planning in partnership with the Missouri Department of Transportation.


Minimum Qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in urban planning, geography, public administration, engineering or related field, plus one year of planning experience. Internship experience may be counted toward the required one year of planning experience on a case-by-case basis. OR A Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners

• Strong analytical and proven communication skills


Salary/Raises and Health, Dental, Retirement and College Tuition Benefits

  • Great starting salary
  • 100% of your health insurance premium is paid by the organization
  • 100% of your dental insurance premium is paid by the organization
  • Pension Retirement program through Missouri LAGERS
  • 457 Plan – similar to 401(k) plan
  • 100% tuition reimbursement for seeking degree applicable to job
  • 50% of your spouse and/or children’s health insurance premium is paid by the organization
  • 50% of your spouse and/or children’s dental insurance premium is paid by the organization


Paid Time Off

  • 12 paid holidays plus 4 floating paid holidays
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 2 weeks paid vacation after 1 year – can use 1 week after 6 months
  • 3 weeks paid vacation after 3 years
  • 4 weeks paid vacation after 9 years
  • Allowed to accumulate 2 times the annual vacation rate
  • 2 paid 15-minute breaks per day
  • 3 days paid funeral leave
  • Paid jury duty leave


Additional Benefits

  • Flextime option
  • Paid training and travel
  • Paid professional memberships


How to Apply

Haggerman & Associates is the human resource firm utilized by OTO to perform the human resource function for OTO. Therefore, please email your resume to:

Please direct any questions to Lynne Haggerman at: (417) 380-1127 or (800) 864-5416 (call or text)

Any calls or emails to the office of OTO will be forwarded to Lynne at Haggerman & Associates for a timely response.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Transportation Planning
Salary Range
$43,000 to $65,000