Transportation & Community Planner

The Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments (AVCOG) is seeking a Community & Transportation Planner. This position is located in Auburn and will provide a range of planning services for the Transportation Division related to short-range and long-range transportation planning across all surface transportation modes.  

Responsibilities include: administration and implementation of AVCOG’s regional transportation planning contract; providing technical assistance to member municipalities; developing transportation sections of municipal comprehensive plans; creating GIS maps; assisting with long-range transportation planning; and acting as liaison between local, state, and federal transportation agencies.  This position will will also assist the land use planning staff with requests as needed. 

 Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in transportation, urban or regional planning; public administration; or related field;
  • MS Office and ESRI ArcGIS experience;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to manage concurrent tasks efficiently;
  • Ability to manage one's own time and work in a team environment;
  • Ability to participate, and lead, meetings – both virtual and in-person; 
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable motor vehicle.

 Additional desirable skills/qualifications:

  • Familiarity or past experience in municipal land use planning;

AVCOG is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits to include medical insurance, health savings account with company contribution, health reimbursement account with deductible reimbursement; dental and vision insurance; life and voluntary disability insurance; medical and dependent care flexible spending; member of Maine Public Employees Retirement System; paid time off including vacation and sick time, 13 paid holidays; flexible schedule with 37 ½ hour workweek.

 Applicants should submit their resume, minimum salary requirements and three professional references to The position will remain open until filled.

 Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, 125 Manley Road, Auburn, ME 04210 or


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