5288 Transit Planner II
Municipal Transportation Agency
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Posted on: June 17, 2008
Experience: 3-5 years
5288 Transit Planner II
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is seeking a
Transit Planner II to provide a variety of professional work for the
City?s public transit and paratransit programs. This position is part of a
small collaborative staff, which oversees the provision of accessible
transit services to seniors and persons with disabilities. This department
interfaces regularly with all aspects of the fixed route Muni service
including, operations, maintenance, capital projects, planning, finance
and manages a $20 million paratransit contract which serves 15,000 persons
providing approximately 1.2 million trips per year.
Employees within this class are distinguished by the performance of the
full range of duties as assigned including independent analysis and
development of transportation programs and services. Duties include but
are not limited to:
? Participate in the planning, operations and activities of Muni?s
paratransit and accessible fixed route program.
? Monitor paratransit broker contract, including reviewing compliance with
? Manage program assets and oversee compliance with maintenance
? Contribute to the preparation of grant applications.
? Staff consumer advisory committee and act as liaison to other public
agencies and the public, particularly the senior and disabled communities.
? Monitor on-going service delivery and meet with contractor(s) to
identify and resolve operating issues.
? Under direction, prepare reports and long range strategic plans, and
develop and evaluate new paratanist service proposals and policies to
better meet community needs or increase system productivity.
? Analyze demographic and social trends in preparation for long term
? Keep abreast of disability access regulatory environment including the
Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 24
? The Transit Planner II receives general direction from the Accessible
Services Program Paratransit Coordinator.
The Transit Planner II also performs related duties as required. The
annual salary range (effective July 1, 2007) is: $65,364.00 to $79,456.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The candidate is a collaborative relationship builder who works closely
and effectively with City and Agency staff, elected officials,
contractors, transportation providers and seniors and persons with
disabilities. The candidate has the ability to exercise responsibility and
work with limited direction; assist in administering contractual
agreements related to public transit systems; analyze and develop
comprehensive transit programs; gather, organize, and analyze statistical
data; analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project
consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support
of goals; interpret and explain public transit policies and procedures;
make independent decisions and has knowledge of pertinent Federal, State
and local laws, codes and regulations.
1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
university; AND two (2) years of transit planning and/or transportation
planning experience; OR
2. Possession of a Master?s Degree from an accredited college or
university in Planning, Transportation, Transportation Engineering, Public
Administration or other closely related field.
1. Additional transit planning and/or transportation planning experience
beyond the Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for the educational
requirement on a year-for year basis.
2. Additional post-graduate education as described in item 2 of the
Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for required experience in item
2 on a year-for-year basis (30 semester units/45 quarter units equal one
(1) year of experience).
Appointment Type: Permanent appointment. To be considered for permanent
appointment in this position, all interested applicants must be in the
pool of qualified candidates for the class 5288 Transit Planner II
examination announcement issued on May 23, 2008.
HOW TO APPLY:
? City and County of San Francisco employment applications are accepted
through an on-line process. Click on the link below:
? Click on ?Apply? and read and acknowledge the information
? Click on ?I am a New User? if you have not previously registered, or on
?I have REGISTERED PREVIOUSLY?
? Follow instructions given on the screen.
? Please also send a resume and cover letter to:
Kate Toran, Paratransit Coordinator
SFMTA Accessible Services
1 South Van Ness, 3rd floor #1108
San Francisco, CA 94103
? Please note that applicants must complete the City and County of San
Francisco employment application in addition to sending a resume and cover
letter. Resumes and cover letters will not be accepted in lieu of a
completed City and County of San Francisco application.
Interested candidates are encouraged to immediately apply. If you have any
questions regarding this particular position, please contact Kate Toran at
415-701-4440 or via email at kate.toran@...
Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human
Resources, 44 Gough Street, San Francisco, for use by the public. The
hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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