Home to more than 7 million people, the Houston-Galveston region is one of the fastest growing and most diverse regions in the country. Making sure the region remains one of the nation’s leading places to live, work, and prosper doesn’t just happen—it takes planning and partnerships.
The Houston-Galveston Area Council serves as a forum where the region’s leaders and decision-makers come together to address local and regional issues related to transportation, the environment, public safety, aging, community planning, workforce training, and economic development. To support these efforts, the Houston-Galveston Area Council employs a robust team whose members are highly qualified, resourceful, and passionate about enhancing the region’s quality of life.
If you are looking for a career where you can help make a difference in urban, suburban, and rural communities, the Houston-Galveston Area Council has exciting opportunities for you. Learn more about why the Houston-Galveston Area Council is the right place for you to learn, grow, and excel.
H-GAC is seeking a Senior Data Analyst to join the Transportation Department. The incumbent will work as a member of a team of planners and analysts that perform day-to-day updates and maintenance of the regional model. They will receive supervision from the principle for model development and report to the program manager.
The incumbent will provide assistance and technical support related to the development of the generation state-of-the-art regional travel demand model. In addition, the individual will be responsible for assisting with model application projects and delivering results and any needed analysis of results to both internal and external clients. Responsibilities also include responding to numerous time-sensitive requests for travel demand analysis data. Does this role sound interesting to you? If so, apply now!
The successful candidate will have at a minimum:
Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Regional Planning or related field
Five (5) years’ experience in urban or regional planning, monitoring and reporting
Thorough knowledge of transportation and land use planning, policies, regulations and best management practices.
Ability to plan and effectively manage complex, long-term projects
Practical experience using travel demand software, including Cube Voyager or TransCad
Working knowledge of ArcGIS Pro.
Preferred Qualifications Include:
Eight (8) years’ experience in urban and regional planning, monitoring and reporting
Experience with GIS and/or graphics software including Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and SketchUp
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and database software.
H-GAC is an equal opportunity/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or protected veteran status.