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Maumee Valley Planning Organization's (MVPO) talented, innovative, and creative team of planners and administrators is one of the many reasons the organization is recognized as a state leader in community and economic development. We are committed to community improvement and growth. Our strong values support our dedication to a safe and welcoming environment for all employees. 

Maumee Valley Planning Organization is a premier planning establishment serving a five (5) County region and  supporting more than fifty (50) regional planning programs.

Employment Opportunities

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Transportation Planner

Currently, we are looking to hire a full-time Transportation Planner. This individual will perform technical and specialized transportation and community planning duties in the region or for region-wide projects. Assist in the development of transportation plans and studies in the MVPO five-county region. This position will specifically focus on comprehensive regional transportation planning and will also involve other work as assigned. The use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) within the Transportation assignment is required.


A 4-year degree in transportation planning, regional planning, political science, public administration, economics, geography or related field is required. Minimum of two years of transportation or regional planning experience is preferred but not required. Possession of a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) certificate and/or college courses and demonstrated work experience using GIS. Demonstrated experience may be considered as partial substitution for education requirements and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Driver’s License is required and specialized certifications may also be required of individual positions.


This position is full-time and pay will be commensurate with experience. Starting salary is $65,000 - $72,000 annually (DOQ).

A hybrid remote schedule may be an option after initial training is complete.   


For a complete job description and for instructions on how to apply, click the button below.

This position is open until filled.

Mobility Manager

Currently, we are looking to hire a full-time Mobility Manager.  This individual will be responsible for working with local partners to improve/increase transportation service for persons with disabilities, older adults, low-income individuals and other segments of the population by ensuring that communities coordinate transportation resources. This position covers the counties of Defiance, Fulton and Henry in Northwest Ohio and time will be split evenly between the three counties. This individual is also responsible for short-range planning, management activities and projects for improving coordination among public transportation and other transportation service providers with the intent of expanding the availability of services. Persons having experience with Social Work, Education, Grants or Government would be successful in this position.

Must be highly proficient in computer skills, excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communications skills, public speaking ability, and demonstrated ability to work independently and with others in an effective manner. Starting annual salary is $46,800 - $50,000, depending on experience.

For a complete job description and for instructions on how to apply, click the button below.

This position is open until filled. NO PHONE CALLS!

MVPO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with United States Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, MVPO provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.                     MVPO is a Drug Free & Tobacco Free Workplace. 



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