Welcome to HEPMPO

The Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization (HEPMPO) is the federal and state designated regional transportation planning body for the urbanized areas in Berkeley and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia, Washington County, Maryland and a small portion of Franklin County, Pennsylvania. The HEPMPO coordinates the federally mandated transportation planning process in the Hagerstown-Martinsburg Urbanized Area, a designation resulting from the 1990, 2000 and 2010 Census.

The HEPMPO’s mission is to provide a cooperative forum for regional collaboration, planning and public decision-making for short and long-term solutions that support mobility needs, economic development, environmental sensitivities, and multimodal connectivity for a safe, secure and efficient transportation system.

An important part of this planning process is the public's participation in developing short and long term goals for the regional transportation system. We invite you to search our website, review the information, and provide us with your feedback regarding transportation issues facing the region today and in the future.

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization (HEPMPO), a regional transportation planning organization is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Transportation Planner.

Qualified candidates will be able to perform regional, metropolitan and transportation planning, as well as support of the MPO’s transportation and other geographic information system (GIS) databases. The successful candidate must be able to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines; have excellent computer skills; and a professional, positive attitude. Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized. Minimum qualifications include one to three years of professional experience in transportation, urban or regional planning, geography, geographic information systems or other technical experience; and any combination of education and training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in transportation, urban or regional planning, geography or geographic information systems.

Experience using and maintaining ESRI GIS software is required. Deadline to apply is July 1, 2015. Please submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Transportation Planner, Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization, 33 West Washington Street 4th Floor Suite 402, Hagerstown MD 21740 or Email (required material only) to: mmullenax@hepmpo.net EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  For more information, please see the job description.

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Upcoming Meetings

Technical Advisory Committee
Date: August 26, 2015 Time: 10:30am
Location: Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, Mountaineer Room, 2500 Foundation Way, Martinsburg, WV 25401

Interstate Council
Date: August 26, 2015 Time: 1:30pm
Location: Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, Mountaineer Room, 2500 Foundation Way, Martinsburg, WV 25401