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Contract Opportunity – Request for Qualifications to Develop the RIC MTP – Download the full RFQ Now!

Instructions: Consultant responses shall be submitted to Sam Richardson, Senior Transportation Planner, RIC MPO, 315 D
Street, South Charleston, WV, 25303, by mail or in 
person by 12:00 PM on February 8th, 2023. Submittals shall be clearly marked on the outside cover or envelope,
“Response to Request for Qualifications, Metropolitan Transportation Plan.”
Interested firms with questions may contact Sam Richardson at the RIC office, (304)
744-4258 or


Job Title: Transportation Planner – Download Job Posting Now

Location: South Charleston, WV

Organization: Regional Intergovernmental Council

About Us:

The Regional Intergovernmental Council (RIC) is the
federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) serving the
Charleston, WV Urbanized Area. Our mission is to enhance transportation and
community development with a focus on improving the quality of life through high
quality planning products, inclusive mobility solutions, and vibrant
placemaking projects. We are looking for a skilled and adaptable Planner to
join our team.


(1) Oversee the maintenance and implementation of the RIC
Title VI Plan and Public Participation Plan.

(2) Assist RIC members, staff, and the public with resolving
issues related to the scope of the MPO planning process.

Example of Work: (not all-inclusive)

(1) Collaborate with the team on the development of projects
that enhance inclusive mobility and placemaking.

(2) Attend and take detailed notes for all meetings,
hearings, and forums that are necessary and appropriate to the performance of
assigned tasks.

(3) Conduct research in support of RIC’s long-range
Metropolitan Transportation Plan and other RIC plans and studies.

(4) Solicit community support and feedback.

(5) Host and organize public outreach sessions.

(6) Assist municipalities and agencies with ADA compliance
and the development of ADA Transition Plans.

(7) Compose grant narratives, compile necessary materials
for grant applications, and conduct grant research.

(8) Assist in the development of the Transportation
Improvement Program (TIP).

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Demonstrated experience in project development, grant
writing, or fundraising; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Effective
communication and collaboration abilities; Passion for community development
and creating inclusive public spaces; Ability to work with diverse stakeholders
and adapt to changing project and program needs.

Experience and Training:

– Bachelor’s degree required.

– Transportation, planning, architecture, engineering, real
estate, geography, construction, social services, project development, and/or grant
writing courses, certifications, and/or experience are desired, but not

If you are interested in this Transportation Planner
position at the Regional Intergovernmental Council, please submit your resume to
Sam Richardson at
by February 23rd, 2024 at 12 PM ET. Accessibility accommodations can
be made upon request. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and talented
individual to our team as we continue to enhance the transportation and
community development of the Charleston, WV Urbanized Area.

RIC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity
and nondiscrimination in all aspects of employment. We strive to create an
inclusive and diverse workplace where all individuals are treated with respect
and dignity. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic
information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status
in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. RIC is dedicated
to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees, and we
encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

Regional Intergovernmental Council 315 D Street, South Charleston, WV 25303

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