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  • Asha Agrawal
    [From http://www.transittalent.com/job_listing.cfm?JobID=3058] __________________________________________________________________ Company: City of Union
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 6, 2008
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      [From http://www.transittalent.com/job_listing.cfm?JobID=3058]
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      Company: City of Union City
      Position: Transit Planner
      Location: Union City, California
      Job Status: Full-time
      Salary: See Below
      Job ID: 3058
      Website: http://www.unioncity.org

      Description
      The City is seeking a Transit Planner to provide a variety of professional
      work for the City?s public transit and paratransit programs. Employees
      within this class are distinguished by the performance of the full range
      of duties as assigned including independent analysis and development of
      transportation programs and services. Duties include but are not limited
      to:
      ? Participate in the planning, operations and activities of the City?s
      public transportation programs.
      ? Preparation of operating and capital grant applications and monitor
      funding.
      ? Participate in the development of the public transit program budget.
      ? Development of the Short Range Transit Plan and other studies.
      ? Work with other City Departments and transit agencies to provide
      adequate transit service.
      ? Meet with contractor(s) to identify and resolve operating issues.
      ? Prepare scopes of work for contracts, professional services, etc.
      ? Act as liaison to other public agencies and the public.
      ? Related duties and responsibilities as needed.

      The Transit Planner receives general direction from the City?s Transit
      Manager.

      Education and Experience: Bachelor?s degree from an accredited college or
      university with major course work in transportation planning, public
      administration or a related field. Three years of public administration
      experience in the field of public transit systems.

      Knowledge of: Methods of conducting research; preparing reports and
      contracts; conducts statistical analysis and reporting procedures. Have
      knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and
      regulations.

      Ability to: Exercise responsibility to work with limited direction. Assist
      in administering contractual agreements related to public transit systems.
      Analyze and develop comprehensive transit programs; gather, organize, and
      analyze statistical data. Analyze problems, identify alternative
      solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement
      recommendations in support of goals. Interpret and explain public transit
      policies and procedures. Make independent decisions in the absence of the
      City?s Transit Manager.

      License: Must possess a valid Class ?C? California Driver?s License and
      have a satisfactory driving record.

      Benefits
      Retirement: The City pays 4.5% of the employee?s 8% contributions towards
      CalPERS, 2.5% @ 55 retirement plan. There are no Social Security
      deductions (except 1.45% Medicare).
      Life Insurance: The premium for life insurance and AD&D is paid by the
      City ($25,000 each). Additional voluntary supplemental life insurance is
      available. Short-term and long-germ disability premium shared by the City
      and the employee.
      Medical/Dental: The city provides $1,148/month to purchase medical, dental
      and vision benefits.
      Leaves: 10 days of vacation per year for the first three years, increasing
      to 25 days after 16 years of service; 11 paid holidays a year (including 2
      floating holidays); 8 hours of sick leave per month with no limit on
      accumulation.
      Other: Educational Reimbursement for approved coursework; 9/80-work
      schedule, with alternate Fridays off. Deferred compensation available on a
      voluntary basis.
      Authorization to Work: Before an appointment may be made to the position,
      the person selected must provide proof of identity and authorization to
      work in the United States, according to the federal law.

      The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to accommodate
      persons with disabilities. Please advise us before the examination process
      of any special needs.

      Medical Examination: Before an appointment may be made to the position,
      the person selected may be required to pass a medical examination given by
      a regularly licensed physician designated by the City.

      Close Date: Sept. 8, 2008

      Salary: $6,269.00 - $7,617.00 Monthly

      Recruitment Process
      Application and resume should be completed on-line via the CalOpps
      website: http://www.calopps.org/profile_agency.cfm?id=43. On-line
      application must be completed no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8,
      2008. (Resumes can be copied onto the CalOpps application.) Application
      and resume can also be mailed or delivered to the Human Resources
      Department, at the address below no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Sept.
      8, 2008. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
      Late, faxed application material will not be accepted.

      Application may be obtained from:
      City of Union City
      Human Resources Department
      34009 Alvarado-Niles Road
      Union City, CA 94587-4497

      Job Hotline: 510-675-5339

      Website: www.unioncity.org

      Selection Process
      Application materials will be reviewed and screened using in part criteria
      outlined in this brochure. Only those individuals whose applications
      clearly demonstrate they most closely meet the needs of this position will
      be invited to participate in the interview process. The interview may
      consist of exercises and questions, conducted by a panel of professionals
      in the Transit Planning field. This process will be used to assess the
      knowledge, skills and other job related characteristics of the candidates.

      Candidates deemed to be most qualified during the interview process will
      have their names placed on an eligibility list, which will be used for
      placement consideration. The eligibility list will remain in effect for
      one year from the date established, and may be used if additional
      vacancies occur.

      * Please note that this announcement does not constitute a contract,
      expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be
      modified or revised without notice.

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