FT temp job - City of Berkeley - Associate Transportation Planner
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The City of Berkeley Invites Applications for
ASSOCIATE TRANSPORTATION PLANNER
Salary: $65,940 annually. (There will be a 4.8% cost of living cola on
July 1, 2007 making the effective salary $70, 944 annually.)
The City of Berkeley is seeking a qualified person to serve as a full
time, temporary (13 month) Associate Planner in the Public Works
Department Transportation Division to carry out a range of work in transit
and Transportation Demand Management planning. The successful candidate
would be filling the position for a permanent staff person on leave from
approximately November 1, 2006 to December 1, 2007.
The temporary staff would manage the bus shelter/bench program, liaise
with transit providers on service issues and other transit planning
projects affecting Berkeley, and manage transit-related contracts (AC
Transit Eco Pass, West Berkeley Shuttle). The position will also carry out
Transportation Demand Management efforts, including a grant-funded program
to promote ridesharing and other alternative transportation to Berkeley
employees and students. Additional duties may include representing the
City to regional transportation agencies and developing grant
applications. The position may also work on pedestrian, bicycle,
carsharing, GIS, and other assignments, depending on need and the
applicant's skills and interests.
Application Filing Deadline: Monday, September 18, 2006. The
Transportation Division will conduct interviews in late September and
early October. Selections will be made in mid-October.
The position requires the equivalent to graduation from a four-year
college 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 evening meetings as required. Experience working with local
planning department and boards and commissions is desirable. NOTE:
Employment background, academic degrees, licenses, certificates, and other
credentials are subject to confirmation as part of the appointment
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.
To obtain further information or to submit an application, please check
the City of Berkeley's employment website: www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/hr
<http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/hr>. Faxed application will not be
For additional questions, please contact:
The City of Berkeley
Human Resources Dept.
Attn: Veronica McMath
2180 Milvia St., First Fl.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 981-6888
TDD#: (510) 981-6903