Job Announcement: Transportation Planner, City of Fairfield
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Transportation Planner - Transportation
Close Date: Jun 3, 2005
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Two (2) years
experience that demonstrates application of the
duties, knowledge, and abilities is required. A
Bachelor�s degree from an accredited college or
university is required. Major course work in urban or
transportation planning or a related field is
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Class C
California Driver�s License is required.
VETERANS� PREFERENCE: This position is not eligible
for Veterans� Preference.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Applications must be received
by 5:00 p.m., June 3, 2005, in order to be considered.
Postmarked application documents must be received by
the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m., June 3,
2005, in order to be considered. Faxed application
documents are not accepted.
DEFINITION: The Transportation Planner works in the
Transportation Division of the Public Works Department
to integrate multi-model planning of the City of
Fairfield�s transportation system.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Duties may include, but are not
limited to the following:
� Coordinate transportation planning issues at
local and regional levels.
� Prepare federal, state, and local grant
� Program projects in the Capital Improvements
� Negotiate consultant contracts and monitor for
compliance and performance.
� Manage planning studies for operational
� Develop master planning for transportation
� Review rules, regulations, and laws affecting
� Review site plan and Transportation Impact
Analysis of developments.
� Promote alternative transportation
(Transportation Demand Management).
� Develop Geographic Information System for
� Interact effectively with the public and
resolve customer complaints.
� Perform related duties as assigned.
WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work is
performed in an office setting with frequent
interruptions, deadlines, complaints, and peak
workload periods. Position may require working nights
and weekends, depending upon workload.
Work may include prolonged sitting and standing, as
well as light to moderate lifting, reaching, stooping
and pulling. Manual dexterity, clear, understandable
speech, visual and hearing acuity are also required.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: City pays 7% contribution toward
the Public Employees� Retirement System for the 2.7% @
55 formula; City contribution of 7.74% of salary
towards 401/457 deferred savings plan; City
contribution toward medical & dental plans; City
provides vision, short-term disability and long-term
disability coverage; 12 Paid holidays, vacation
starting at 10 days per year, personal leave (144.86
hrs annually) and 12 days sick leave with incentive
SELECTION PROCESS: Based on the information provided
in the application documents, the best-qualified
applicants will be invited for further examination.
All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are
not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent
phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of
applications received, the examination may consist of
an application screening, written and/or practical
exam, oral interview or any combination of these. If
you require special accommodations during the testing
process, please advise the Human Resources Department
at time you are invited to test. An eligibility list
will be established based on the results of the
selection process. The eligibility list will continue
for a period of at least six (6) months, and may be
extended for up to an additional one (1) year period.
This position requires response to a medical
questionnaire and a local records check prior to
appointment. A pre-employment medical examination may
also be required. Information contained herein does
not constitute either an expressed or implied
contract, and these provisions are subject to change.
Special Note: Under federal law all job applicants
must prove authorization to work in the United States
at the time of job offer.
TENTATIVE INTERVIEW/EXAM DATE: June 28, 2005
� Principles and practices of transportation
planning and operations.
� Federal, state, and local laws relating to
transportation planning and operations.
� Public agency contract administration.
� Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally
and in writing.
� Establish an effective working relationship
with staff, public agency representatives, citizen
groups and the public.
� Analyze a variety of administrative and
technical issues and make sound policy and procedural
Salary: $5,164.00 - $6,277.00 Monthly