City of Cape Girardeau
Planning Services Division
Transportation & Land Use Planner
The City of Cape Girardeau Planning Services Division is seeking a candidate for the full time
position of Transportation and Land Use Planner. This position primarily supports the
Southeast Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (SEMPO’s) 3-C transportation planning
Specific duties include providing staff support to the SEMPO Board of Directors, Technical
Planning Committee (TPC), and other committees in conducting the metropolitan
transportation planning process; coordinating all SEMPO activities, including meetings,
planning documents, and administration; Preparing mode-specific and other specialized plans
pertaining to transportation, including data collection as necessary; Administering
transportation planning grant programs and other agreements, including the preparation and
submission of reports and other information as required.
Successful applicant must have a thorough understanding of the metropolitan transportation
planning process, including the role of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), State
Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal
Transit Administration (FTA), and other agencies as well as the various planning documents.
The successful applicant must also possess a Bachelor’s Degree in urban planning, civil
engineering, public administration or a related field, or equivalent training and industry
experience, plus a minimum of two (2) years of professional experience. Must possess a valid
Missouri driver’s license. Preference may be given to those with AICP or PTP Certification.
Starting salary DOQ. Benefit package includes health, dental, and life insurance provided,
retirement pension plan provided, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, and more.
To apply submit a completed application, resume, and a cover letter with salary requirements.
Visit our website at www.cityofcape.org/jobs or apply in person at the City of Cape Girardeau
Human Resources Office, 401 Independence, Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Applicants with
disabilities may arrange reasonable accommodations by contacting the Human Resources
Office at (573) 339-6390. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January
Before final appointment, successful applicant will be required to successfully complete a
drug test and background investigation.
The City of Cape Girardeau reserves the right to notify only those individuals selected
for an interview as to the status of their application for employment. EOE/ADA/M/F/V