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3849FT job - San Francisco County Transportation Authority - Senior Transportation Planner

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  • Asha Agrawal
    Feb 17, 2009
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      The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is seeking a Senior
      Transportation Planner (Planning Division)

      For more information please visit: www.sfcta.org/jobs

      To Apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to:

      Email: jobs@...
      Fax: 415-522-4829
      Mail: SFCTA Personnel/ 100 Van Ness Ave. 26th Floor/ San Francisco, CA
      94102

      Summary
      The Transportation Planner Series-Planning Division includes three levels
      of professional Transportation Planners who manage planning and corridor
      studies and other planning projects, facilitate community outreach
      efforts, and represent the Authority on technical and policy advisory
      groups.

      The Senior Transportation Planner is the intermediate level of the
      Transportation Planner Series-Planning Division. The Senior Transportation
      Planner is responsible for assignments that are highly complex and
      sensitive in nature, where substantial judgment and initiative are
      essential in making recommendations and resolving problems. The duties
      specified below are characteristic of the range of duties and
      responsibilities assigned to this position, and not intended to be a
      comprehensive listing.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities
      · Designs and conducts complex technical planning studies.
      Collects, analyzes and interprets transportation data, designs surveys,
      develops long-range transportation planning priorities, summarizes data
      and prepares reports, and reviews transportation model inputs and outputs.
      · Performs project management for large planning and corridor
      studies. Duties include developing proposals; developing and tracking
      project budget, scope and performance measures; recommending and procuring
      consultant services; managing consultant and Authority staff team;
      reviewing and reporting on study progress and deliverables; applying for
      and managing of grants; corresponding with agency partners; and developing
      and implementing public outreach plans.
      · Maintains contacts with peers from federal, state, and regional
      agencies, including Authority sponsor agencies and staffs of elected
      local, regional, state and federal officials.
      · Prepares Board memoranda and official Authority correspondence,
      and presents before management, the Authority Board, and other external
      agencies.
      · Provides general planning assistance to Deputy Director for
      Planning and other Divisions, including providing input, reviewing and
      commenting on Authority initiatives and studies, including but not limited
      to, the Countywide Transportation Plan, the Congestion Management Program,
      the 5-Year Prioritization Programs and the Authority Strategic Plan.
      · Performs related duties as required and assigned.

      Supervisory Responsibilities
      May supervise interns and external consultant teams.

      Minimum Qualifications
      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
      each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
      representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, training and
      experience required of this job.

      Training and Experience: Completion of a graduate degree in an appropriate
      discipline such as transportation planning or civil engineering; and three
      (3) years of progressively responsible experience in transportation
      planning, programming or funding.

      Knowledge: Basic research methods and database management techniques;
      proficiency with standard computer spreadsheet, word processing,
      presentation and internet software; and statistical and computational
      analysis principles and methods; and advanced knowledge of transportation
      planning principles, techniques and methods; transportation funding and
      finance; and capital project development phases.

      Skills and Abilities: Ability to collect, analyze and interpret data
      pertaining to transportation planning and programming of funds,
      information on transportation issues and related legislation using
      appropriate methods and statistical techniques; design surveys; develop
      long-range transportation planning priorities; identify project goals and
      performance measures; oversee and manage projects and consultants;
      facilitate meetings; summarize and present data and prepare written
      reports and recommendations, and outreach materials; speak effectively and
      write clearly and concisely; exercise tact and courtesy in working with
      members of the general public; and interact effectively with Authority
      Board members, other government officials, professional and technical
      colleagues and staff.

      Ability to perform the above independently; act as a resource for
      entry-level Planners; determine most appropriate and effective method of
      communicating with general public, Board members, other government
      officials and professional and technical colleagues and staff.

      Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work
      environment are characteristic of modern office work and include moderate
      noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light
      traffic), and are representative of those an employee encounters while
      performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
      may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
      essential functions. Ability to travel on occasion.
      Employment Status: Full-Time, Exempt. An employee in this position is not
      subject to the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor
      Standards Act and is regularly scheduled to work 40 hours a week.
      Annual Compensation Range: $73,810-$99,645



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