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875Part Time (60%) Associate Transportation Planner Position (Berkeley CA)

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    May 3, 2004
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 05/03/2004 07:29 PM -----

      The City of Berkeley Invites Applications for a
      part-time (60% FTE) Associate Transportation Planner

      The City of Berkeley is seeking a qualified person to serve as an
      Planner in the Office of Transportation to carry out a range of work,
      primarily related to transit and Transportation Demand Management programs
      and planning. The position may also be assigned tasks related to
      pedestrian, bicycle and other transportation-related activities, as
      necessary and depending on the successful applicant's skills and

      The position has been approved as a 60% time, benefited temporary (6 mo.)
      position. However, it is quite possible that the position will be upgraded
      to a permanent, benefited 60% position - this will be clarified within the
      City's budget process in May 2004.

      The successful candidate would be expected to work towards implementation
      the City's Transit First policy, as well as the transportation goals of
      City's General Plan. The position is expected to direct the Bus Shelter
      program, liaise with area transit providers on service issues, track
      planning projects affecting Berkeley, and manage transit-related contracts
      (Eco Pass, West Berkeley shuttle).

      Additional duties may include representing the City to regional
      transportation agencies, developing grant applications, supporting
      ridesharing and car-sharing programs. The Transportation Planning unit
      works on bicycle, pedestrian, parking and long-range planning issues.

      Applications for Associate Planners are accepted on a continuous basis.
      Qualified applications for this position received on or before Friday, May
      21, 2004 will be considered. The Office of Transportation is planning on
      conducting interviews in late May/early June and making a selection in

      Professional Qualifications
      The position requires the equivalent to graduation from a four-year
      with major coursework in city, regional, or urban planning or a closely
      related field and two (2) years of professional planning experience.
      Progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for the
      college coursework on a year-for-year basis. Must be able to attend
      meetings as required. Experience working with local planning department
      boards and commissions is desirable. NOTE: Employment background, academic
      degrees, licenses, certificates, and other credentials are subject to
      confirmation as part of the appointment process.

      The City of Berkeley is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and
      actively seeks applications from women and minorities, the disabled,
      veterans, and qualified persons 18 years of age or older.

      Benefits and Compensation
      $57,840 - $68,652 annually. In addition, the City pays the employee's 8%
      share to the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and $2,170 to the
      City's Supplemental Retirement Income Plan (SRIP) making the effective
      salary $64,637 -$76,314 annually.

      The City provides full coverage for employees and eligible dependents,
      including domestic partners. Two weeks vacation annually. Three weeks
      starting fourth year. Four weeks starting twelfth year. Sixteen paid
      holidays annually. Employees earn twelve sick leave days annually.
      Additional benefits include a city-paid discount on Y.M.C.A.membership, a
      $20 monthly transit subsidy, and a Deferred Compensation Plan.

      To obtain further information or to submit an application, please check
      City of Berkeley's employment website: www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/hr

      For additional questions, please contact:

      The City of Berkeley
      Human Resources Dept.
      Attn: Frank Pacheco
      2180 Milvia St., First Fl.
      Berkeley, CA 94704
      Phone: (510) 981-6888
      TDD#: (510) 981-6903
      www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/hr <http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/hr>

      Faxed applications will not be accepted.