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Transportation Planner
July 21, 2015

The Metropolitan Interstate Council (MIC), a division of the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC), and the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Duluth (MN) – Superior (WI) urban area, has an opening for a planner to develop transportation/land use studies for the MPO area. Responsibilities include working with representatives from area jurisdictions in a planning process, gathering, analyzing and interpreting data, report preparation and giving presentations to MPO Boards and Committees.

Minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree in Planning or a related field. Master’s degree and/or two years of professional experience in planning desired. Sound technical skills and a basic knowledge of GIS preferred. Position requires solid skills in written and oral communication and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

Breathtaking scenery, an abundance of four season outdoor activities, educational and cultural opportunities, and an uncomplicated lifestyle make NE Minnesota one of the best places in the U.S. to live and work. Salary range is $16.08/hr - $24.57/hr dependent upon experience and education, and includes a full benefits package. Visit www.ardc.org for more information and application materials. Submit application materials along with a cover letter and resume by August 16, 2015. EOE



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Comments and questions are welcomed through our OpenMIC Blog or by contacting Sheldon Johnson at (715) 635-2197 or drop-in to the information session:

Monday, September 14, 2015

The open house will run from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will be held the Government Center “Atrium”, 1316 N. 14th Street, Superior, WI.

Current Planning Initiatives
Lincoln Park Multimodal Transportation Study

Duluth-Superior Port Land Use Plan- 2015 Update

Northwest Douglas County Freight Movement Study

4th Street Construction Project

Duluth 6th Avenue East Traffic Study

Bicycle Planning


Recent Plans and Studies
Connnections 2040: The Duluth-Superior Long Range Transportaton Plan

Grand Ave/State Hwy 23 Corridor Study

Superior South End Traffic Study

Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) Study for the Duluth Area

Duluth-Superior Cruise Ship Terminal Study

DLH Air Service/Air Cargo Leakage & Expansion Analysis

Duluth Sidewalk Study

Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Bike Map

Central Entrance Corridor Study

Lincoln Park Pedestrian Plan

Transportation Systems Management (TSM)

N Minnesota/NW Wisconsin Freight Plan

UMD-CSS Transportation Study

East 2nd Street Corridor Study (Superior)

DTA Route Analysis for the City of Superior

Downtown Modal Connections Study

Proctor Comprehensive Plan Update 2008

Endion Land Use and Transportation Study

Safe Routes To School Funding Applications

Northwest Superior Traffic Circulation Plan

Proctor Master Trail Plan

Munger Trail to Lakewalk Connector


Erie Pier Management Plan

Duluth Heights Traffic Circulation Plan

MnDOT Functional Classification Update

Public Involvement Plan

Rice Lake Road Corridor & Traffic Impact Study

Duluth and Superior Safe Routes to School Plans

Duluth Urban Area Growth Impact Study

Human Services Coordinated Transit Plan