Employment Opportunities

Transportation Planner

Administrative Assistant



for the


Equal Opportunity Employer

Responsibilities:  Conducting assigned work tasks in the Unified Planning Work Program; attending and participating in committee meetings of the York Area Metropolitan Planning Organization; assisting with the collection of traffic counts in the field; inventory of roadway characteristics; data processing and report generation; and assisting in the review of subdivision and land development plans with regards to access, safety and congestion; assisting in implementation of traffic engineering and transportation planning projects; coordination of transportation planning efforts with Federal, State, and local agencies;  and other duties as assigned.

The Transportation Planner reports to the Chief of the Transportation Planning Division.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Transportation Engineering, or in a related field or the equivalent in work experience. The position requires computer literacy, attention to detail, and good oral and written communication skills.  Local knowledge of York County is a plus.  Knowledge of State and Local Government is also a plus.  A valid driver’s license is required.

Interested candidates should present a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 pm on November 1, 2019 to:

William Clark
Chief, Transportation Planning Division
York County Planning Commission
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401



It is the YAMPO’s policy to utilize its best efforts to ensure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, gender, age, low income, national origin, or Limited-English Proficiency (LEP) be excluded from participation in; be denied the benefits of; or be subjected to discrimination under its programs or services, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. 

For more information on the YAMPO’s Title VI Program or to get information in another language, please contact:

        Title VI Compliance Officer
        York Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (YAMPO)
        c/o York County Planning Commission
        28 East Market Street, Room 301
        York, PA  17401-1580
        (717) 771-9870 (Ext. 1764)


for the


Equal Opportunity Employer

Responsibilities: Shall include many computer tasks in a networked environment including:

  • Report preparation with minimum supervision (word processing, desktop publishing, scanning, color printing, collating, binding and billing for services);
  • Computer file management;
  • Assisting with correspondence and mailings;
  • Microsoft Outlook administration (maintenance of mailing lists/contacts database/calendars);
  • Serving as the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for advertising and news releases, and tracking them through to completion;
  • Posting information on the agency website and social media sites;
  • For assigned meetings, organize the long-range scheduling and advertising; prepare the meeting packets and mail out and/or send electronically in PDF format; attend, take and produce minutes
  • Ability to attend meetings after hours and travel to off site locations

Other responsibilities include:

  • Assistance with routine fiscal processes such as petty cash, deposits, receipts for plan submissions;
  • Proofing documents prior to final draft;
  • Working with the Assistant Director on training and travel arrangements for staff;
  • Office reception work as needed;
  • Keeping printing/copy area organized and stocked with supplies;
  • Managing routine requests for information from the public

In order to conduct the responsibilities, the candidate must have a working knowledge of essential office equipment such as multi-line phones, networked printers, multi-function copier/printer/fax machines and postage machines. Working knowledge includes effectively using the equipment, reading and responding to error codes, and keeping the equipment stocked and ready to use.

Performs other duties as assigned.

The Administrative Assistant serves as support to the 8 divisions of the YCPC; the Administrative Assistant is supervised by the Director and Assistant Director.

Qualifications: High School diploma with a minimum of two years’ experience. Additional education or experience preferred. Demonstrable word processing skills in a computer-networked environment utilizing Microsoft Office products is required. Familiarity with posting on social media apps and website management a plus. Telephone courtesy and ability to deal with the public is essential. Conversational Spanish a plus. Communications or Marketing background/experience a plus.

Skills: Writing skills suitable for office correspondence, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher), Adobe Acrobat, Knowledge and comfort with basic math calculations

Traits: Organized, Attention to detail, Courteous, Ability to multi-task

Interested candidates should present a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 pm on October 18, 2019 to:

Wade Gobrecht
Assistant Director
York County Planning Commission
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401 


Internship Opportunities

The York County Planning Commission (YCPC) offers internship opportunities throughout the year. If interested in an internship program with the YCPC or if you have questions, please send an email to the Assistant Director or call 717-771-9870.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The York County Planning Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.