Job Description


Since 1974, NCTCOG has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise.


The Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments is seeking an entry- or mid-level Transportation/Air Quality Planner to support the creation and implementation of innovative emissions reduction strategies to improve air quality in the North Central Texas Region. Typical initiatives include a wide range of vehicle and technology programs, research and demonstration projects, and regional air quality policies. This posting is for the mid-level position. Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should apply online. To be considered for the entry-level Transportation/Air Quality Planner I position or any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Coordinating strategy identification and development for federal, state, and local partners
  • Conducting project planning, analysis, quantification, and compliance
  • Presenting ideas and results
  • Providing assistance in consultant oversight
  • Identifying applicable funding opportunities
  • Providing customer service to partners and stakeholders
  • Monitoring state and federal rulemaking and legislation


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate Windows-based computer programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
  • Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment


  • Work requires a Bachelor’s degree in analytical, quantitative methods
  • At least one year of job related experience




Minimum of $42,077.00 per year



NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.


Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.

For further consideration of this position, please apply directly at: offers a very competitive salary and benefit package to include a 12% match on a 401 money market retirement account. We offer 100% tuition reimbursement beginning the first day of employment and also pay 100% of the employee’s premium for health insurance and have generous cost sharing for dependent health coverage.

Company Information
Description :
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. NCTCOG serves a 16 county region of North Central Texas, which is centered around the two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. NCTCOG has over 230 member governments including 16 counties, numerous cities, school districts, and special districts.
Type :
Direct Employer
Address :
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington , TX 76011
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Transportation/Air Quality Planner II – Air Quality Planning and Operations (258-153)