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WETA Transportation/Environmental Planner/Analyst Position

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  • Dayana Salazar
    The Water Emergency Transportation Authority is seeking a Transportation/Environmental Planner/Analyst who will be responsible for the day to day oversight of
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 16, 2010
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      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. .
      _________________________________________________


      Melanie Jann
      San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority
      Manager, Administration & Business Services
      9 Pier, Suite 111
      San Francisco, CA 94111

      tel: 415-364-3181
      fax: 415-291-3388

      www.watertransit.org
      mailto:jann@...


      POSITION: TRANSPORTATION/ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER/ANALYST
      (PROJECT SPECIFIC/LIMITED TERM)

      Position located at WETA offices.

      CLASS CODE: Exempt

      OPENINGS: 1

      OPEN TO: All Qualified Applicants

      SALARY RANGE: $65,000 - $95,000 annually, DOQ Position includes standard
      WETA benefits.

      DATE POSTED: June 4, 2010

      CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received no later than June 22, 2010
      or until filled

      APPLICATION PROCESS:

      Please mail or fax cover letter, resume and the required application to:

      WETA
      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
      YOUR APPLICATION.

      THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

      · Cover Letter
      · Resume
      · Employment Application (available at:
      http://www.watertransit.org/contract_opp.aspx)
      · 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.

      JOB DESCRIPTION
      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
      required.

      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.
      · 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
      services agreements
      · 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
      manage workflow
      · 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. Relevant work experience (a minimum of 2 years) and
      knowledge of public transit planning principles and methods is also
      desired.





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