WETA Transportation/Environmental Planner/Analyst Position
- The Water Emergency Transportation Authority is seeking a
Transportation/Environmental Planner/Analyst who will be responsible for
the day to day oversight of the agency's consulting contracts for
conceptual design and environmental analyses of four proposed ferry
terminal projects around San Francisco Bay. .
San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority
Manager, Administration & Business Services
9 Pier, Suite 111
San Francisco, CA 94111
POSITION: TRANSPORTATION/ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER/ANALYST
(PROJECT SPECIFIC/LIMITED TERM)
Position located at WETA offices.
CLASS CODE: Exempt
OPEN TO: All Qualified Applicants
SALARY RANGE: $65,000 - $95,000 annually, DOQ Position includes standard
DATE POSTED: June 4, 2010
CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received no later than June 22, 2010
or until filled
Please mail or fax cover letter, resume and the required application to:
Attn: Human Resources
9 Pier, Suite 111
San Francisco, CA 94111
FAX: (415) 291-3388
FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:
· Cover Letter
· Employment Application (available at:
· A brief (5-page maximum) writing sample
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.
This is a term limited position through the completion of the four
environmental and conceptual design analyses that is expected to take 24
to 30 months.
This position reports directly to the Planning & Development Manager and
will be responsible for the day to day oversight of the agency’s
consulting contracts for conceptual design and environmental analyses of
four proposed ferry terminal projects around San Francisco Bay.
The incumbent will manage each of these consultants against budget, work
scope and schedule and will provide day to day coordination services
between these consultants and WETA staff as well as the four
jurisdictions’ staff where these projects are located. The incumbent will
also project manage a consultant effort to update WETA’s ridership
projection model within established budget, task and schedule parameters.
The position will also develop and implement and maintain a system of
document controls for all of the agency’s capital projects. This will
include a central record keeping system of all pertinent paperwork
including memos, contracts, correspondence, task orders and the like
including work on a variety of miscellaneous project based assignments as
· 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
· Liaison with staff of the cities projects are located in,
represent agency and its interests to same.
· Assist in general service planning activities including route
planning, technical analyses of ridership and emission modeling, and
surveys of passenger access modes.
· Develop, implement and maintain a document control system for
all capital projects.
· Establish positive working relationships with those contacted
during the course of work.
· Perform related duties as assigned.
DESIRED SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE
· Knowledge of CEQA and NEPA
· Project management skills related to oversight of professional
· Elementary principles and practices of transportation planning,
analysis and programming
· Interrelationships among government agencies, and transportation
needs and problems of local agencies
· Ability to anticipate project deliverables and independently
· Methods and techniques for record keeping and report preparation
· Proper English, spelling and grammar
· Use of computer programs including Microsoft Office, Outlook and
· Office practices, methods and equipment, including computer and
Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, transportation, business,
public policy or administration or related field, an advanced degree is
strongly preferred. Relevant work experience (a minimum of 2 years) and
knowledge of public transit planning principles and methods is also
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