Employment and RFPs



Transportation Planner – CYMPO

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Under general direction, performs professional duties of considerable difficulty as it relates to transportation planning.

Employment with Yavapai County Government is contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background check and verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications, as applicable.

We provide equal access and equal opportunity in employment and services and do not discriminate.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates the planning of major transportation corridors, Regional Road projects, multi-modal transportation projects and the Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP); Assists with the implementation of regional multi-modal planning projects through the development of corridor studies, design concept reports; monitors consultant contracts and performance, approves consultant work and ensures consistency with an approved scope of work. Prepares applications for and administers grant programs for transportation related projects.   (20%)

Coordinates the Section 5310 application process, working with applicants, and ADOT to ensure complete and robust applications.  Identifies potential recipients, training, soliciting applications, answering questions, reviewing applications for completeness.  Monitors projects once they are awarded and implemented. Works with eligible member governments to apply for transit grants, such as Section 5311.   (20%)

Provides technical support for projects to other governmental agencies, elected officials, community organizations and the general public. Serves on technical advisory committees for state, regional and local transportation studies and corridor development.   (15%)

Prepares / assists with preparation of, as well as updates regularly: Unified Planning Work Program; Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program; FHWA & ADOT annual review; all annual reporting or as requested; professional services agreements; RFPs and RSOQs; and ADOT and ADOT required policies.  Attend FHWA, FTA, ADOT, and CYMPO planning meetings.   (15%)

Works with other government agencies and the public as required to coordinate transportation planning efforts for regional projects. Organizing and running high level working and technical group meetings, maintaining effective working relationships with regional jurisdictions, and coordinating the flow of information to maintain a proactive planning approach with various governmental agencies including, but not limited to, Arizona Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Council of Governments, Regional Transportation Planning Organizations, State Transportation Board, City/Town Councils, State Land Department, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Trails Committees and other community based organizations.   (10%)

Coordinates regional transportation planning in conjunction with local coordinating council and other regional transportation providers.  Identifies problems, gathers and analyzes information and makes recommendations to the CYMPO Board and/or Administrator.   (10%)

Tracks data relating to population, proposed regional developments and analyzes the impacts and future needs for the transportation system on a regular basis. Performs technical review, analysis and provides comments for regional transportation related projects.   (5%)

Performs other job related duties as assigned.   (5%)

Minimum Qualifications
A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in transportation planning and project management or related field.Education: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Administration, or related field.
Knowledge and Skills
Interpersonal Skills:
Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves personal contact with others inside and/or outside the county for the purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, making reports, or soliciting cooperation.

CYMPO and Yavapai County are Equal Opportunity Employers committed to applying the principles of State and Federal anti-discrimination laws to give equal opportunity for all persons employed or seeking employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability except in the case of a bona-fide occupational qualification. The County also maintains a work place free of harassment and intimidation.

If you need a reasonable accommodation with respect to the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office at (928) 771-3252 or TDD (928) 771-3530.



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Central Yavapai Metropolitan Planning Organization

2045 REGIONAL Transportation Plan

The Central Yavapai Metropolitan Planning Organization (herein referred to as CYMPO) invites qualified consultants to respond to the Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide professional services for the 2045 Regional Transportation Plan (herein referred to as the Plan).

Response to Request for Proposals will be received until 2:00 pm on July 19, 2018, at the CYMPO office, 1971 Commerce Center Circle, Suite E, Prescott, AZ 86301. 

Any proposal received after 2:00 pm on the above stated date will be returned unopened.  Submittals must conform to the prepared Scope of Work within the RFP available at www.CYMPO.org or by request made to the CYMPO office at (928) 442-5730.

The proposal envelope shall indicate the name and address of respondent, and shall be addressed to CYMPO, 1971 Commerce Center Circle, Suite E, Prescott, AZ 86301.  Please include on the outside of the envelope: Request for Proposals: CYMPO 2045 Regional Transportation Plan.


Allison McCarthy, Accounting Specialist

Published June 21, 2018:  www.CYMPO.org

Employment and RFPs