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  • Asha Agrawal
    [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=8875 ] Company: San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority Position:
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 20, 2009
      [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=8875 ]

      Company: San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority
      Position: Transportation/Environmental Planner/Analyst
      Location: San Francisco, California
      Job Status: Full-time
      Salary: See Below
      Job ID: 8875
      Website: http://www.watertransit.org

      TRANSPORTATION/ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER/ANALYST

      The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority(WETA)
      is a regional agency mandated to develop and operate a regional ferry
      system that provides emergency response capability, connects communities
      and increases regional mobility.

      JOB DESCRIPTION

      This position reports directly to the Planning Manager and will be
      responsible for the day to day oversight of the agency’s consulting
      contracts for conceptual design and environmental analyses of various
      proposed ferry terminal projects around San Francisco Bay. The incumbent
      will also assist in procurement of these consultants (preparation of
      RFPs/RFQs, participation in selection panels). The incumbent will also
      provide administrative and project management for consultants preparing
      preliminary and final design services for ferry terminal projects that
      have advanced beyond the environmental clearance phase of pre-construction
      processes. The incumbent will also provide transportation planning
      assistance in facilities, service planning and related efforts concerning
      operations and management of public ferry services. This may include fare
      policy and rate setting; facility planning; intermodal service
      coordination with other transit agencies; short range transit plan
      preparation and other similar duties.

      PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Coordinate the efforts of design and environmental consultants for
      adequacy of effort and timeliness of work product.
      • Provide contract management activities including consultant invoice
      review/approval and managing consultant budgets.
      • Assist in the selection of environmental and design consultants through
      formal requests for proposals/qualifications. Negotiate and administer
      contracts.
      • Liaison with staff of the cities projects are located in, represent
      agency and its interests to same.
      • Establish positive working relationships with those contacted during the
      course of work.
      • Assist in the transitioning of city operated ferry services to WETA
      including transfer of assets, contractual relationships, fare and service
      level coordination and implementation, transfer agreements with feeder bus
      services, capital planning and similar operational planning activities.
      • Perform related duties as assigned.

      DESIRED SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE

      • Knowledge of CEQA and NEPA
      • Project management skills related to oversight of professional services
      agreements
      • Elementary principles and practices of transportation planning, analysis
      and programming
      • Interrelationships among government agencies, and transportation needs
      and problems of local agencies
      • Methods and techniques for record keeping and report preparation and
      writing
      • Proper English, spelling and grammar
      • Use of computer programs including Microsoft Office, Outlook and Project
      • Office practices, methods and equipment, including computer and
      applicable software

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

      Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, transportation, business,
      public policy or administration or related field, an advanced degree is
      strongly preferred. Knowledge of public transit planning principles and
      methods is also desired.

      CLASS CODE: Exempt
      OPENINGS: 1
      OPEN TO: All Qualified Applicants
      SALARY RANGE: $65,000 - $95,000 annually, DOQ
      DATE POSTED: July 17, 2009
      CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received no later than 2:00 PM, August
      3, 2009 or until filled

      APPLICATION PROCESS:
      Please mail or fax cover letter, resume and the required application (may
      be downloaded at www.watertransit.org) to:

      WETA
      Attn: Human Resources
      Pier 9, The Embarcadero, Suite 111
      San Francisco, CA 94111
      FAX: (415) 291-3388

      FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF
      YOUR APPLICATION

      THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:
      • Cover Letter
      • Resume
      • Employment Application
      • A brief (5 page maximum) writing sample

      When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at TransitTalent.com.

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