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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... (See http://www.calopps.org/ViewAgencyJob.cfm?ID=487 for more details) Transportation Planner - Transportation Close Date: Jun 3, 2005 Job Description:
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 05/11/2005 09:46 AM -----

      (See http://www.calopps.org/ViewAgencyJob.cfm?ID=487 for more details)

      Transportation Planner - Transportation                
      Close Date: Jun 3, 2005                
      Job Description:

      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 desirable.

      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 applications.
      *                 Program projects in the Capital Improvements Program.
      *                 Negotiate consultant contracts and monitor for compliance and
      performance.
      *                 Manage planning studies for operational improvements.
      *                 Develop master planning for transportation facilities.
      *                 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 infrastructure.
      *                 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 payment.

      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                
      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 recommendations.                
      Salary: $5,164.00 - $6,277.00 Monthly                
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