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Job Announcement: Transportation Planner, City of Fairfield

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  • Dayana Salazar
    For your reference or sharing with your peers: Transportation Planner - Transportation Close Date: Jun 3, 2005 Job Description: REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND
    Message 1 of 1 , May 11, 2005
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      For your reference or sharing with your peers:

      Transportation Planner - Transportation
      Close Date: Jun 3, 2005
      Job Description:
      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
      transportation system.
      � 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.

      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.

      Ideal Candidate:
      Knowledge of:

      � Principles and practices of transportation
      planning and operations.
      � Federal, state, and local laws relating to
      transportation planning and operations.
      � Public agency contract administration.

      Ability to:

      � 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
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