Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG): Assistant/Associate Regional Transportation Planner

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Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is currently seeking an independent self-starter with excellent communication, coordination, analytical, and presentation skills to fill the position of Assistant/Associate Regional Transportation Planner- Limited Term.


  • Assist with the coordination of FTIP updates;
  • Assist with the analysis of FTIP amendments, administrative modifications and programs;
  • Work to ensure projects meet federal and state programming rules and regulations;
  • Develop and maintain information inputted in the FTIP database;
  • Monitor the CTC activities as they relate to the SCAG-FTIP and related policies;
  • Assist to manage and maintain a large database of capital projects associated with the Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy report to ensure that all projects are current, and are accurately described and reflected in the regional travel demand model;
  • Provide staff support to committees, task forces, workshops as assigned, by coordinating agendas, developing staff reports, and presentation materials and presenting information as necessary;
  • Coordinate, participate, and prepare grant applications as assigned and as opportunities arise;
  • Conduct legislative research and policy analysis for transportation planning and related issues;
  • Present information and recommendations to applicable policy committees, task forces, advisory committees, and executive management as directed and as needed;
  • Confer with elected officials, transportation stakeholders, the public, and other agencies as directed and as necessary;
  • Perform technical and policy-related research on transportation issues and write analysis and technical reports for discussions at the policy committees, task forces, and workshop settings;
  • Develop, coordinate, manage, monitor, and provide progress reports related to annual budget for assigned projects and program areas;
  • Represent SCAG on public forums related to transportation issues, and transportation planning studies conducted by partner agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Visit the SCAG website to apply.

Published on March 31st, 2020

Last updated on December 16th, 2020