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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=23543] Company: Monterey-Salinas Transit Position: Director of Planning and Development Location:
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 10, 2011
      [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=23543]

      Company: Monterey-Salinas Transit
      Position: Director of Planning and Development
      Location: Monterey, California
      Job Status: Full-time
      Salary: Negotiable
      Job ID: 23543
      Website: http://www.mst.org

      Under general policy direction from the Assistant General Manager of
      Administration and Finance, plans, organizes, directs and integrates
      the Agency’s planning and scheduling programs and services; and
      performs related work as assigned.

      Oversees all functions of the Planning, Scheduling and Marketing
      departments. Plans, organizes and integrates the work of staff in each
      department. Develops and coordinates internal planning meetings.
      Oversees the development, implementation and monitoring the
      long/short-term range transit plans focused on achieving MST’s mission
      and Board priorities. Coordinates and directs the process through
      which MST routes and/or schedules are modified. Represents MST at
      outside agency meetings regarding transportation-related projects.
      Assembles the necessary MST and external consulting and volunteer
      resources to resolve a broad range of issues in current planning,
      advance planning, special local/regional projects. Advocates
      transit-friendly design of new development and redevelopment projects;
      coordinates agency responses to California Environmental Quality Act
      (CEQA) documents, general plans, specific plans,
      development/subdivision plans, and other land-use related documents.
      Coordinates MST development/redevelopment program for surplus land
      under agency ownership/control. Oversees agency’s greenhouse gas
      reduction initiatives and strategies in response to AB32 / SB375 and
      represents agency on regional greenhouse gas reduction task forces.
      Updates and maintains MST’s digital mapping and geographic information
      systems. Prepares reports, graphs, narratives for the Assistant
      General Manager of Administration and Finance; makes presentations to
      the Board or outside agencies; recommends transit development-related
      policies and projects. Maintains records of projects, daily activities
      as needed, and other pertinent records and reports. Receive
      stakeholder complaints and act as a mediator in the resolution of
      disputes related to the activities of planning, scheduling and transit
      development. Performs related duties as assigned.

      Understand theory, principles, practices and techniques of community
      and transit development planning, applicable federal, state and local
      laws, codes and regulations governing the administration of planning
      and transit development; MST’s personnel rules and policies,
      principles and practices of management and supervision. Able to plan,
      direct and integrate planning and transit development programs and
      services; analyze complex planning and transit issues and problems,
      evaluate alternative solutions and develop sound conclusions,
      recommendations and course of action; present proposals and
      recommendations at public meetings; understand, interpret, explain and
      apply local, state and federal law and regulations governing land use
      and transit use planning development; develop reports, correspondence
      and other written materials; exercise independent judgment within
      general policy guidelines; establish and maintain working
      relationships with the Board, outside agencies, MST’s stakeholders and

      Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in
      Public or Business Administration, Planning or closely –related field
      and three year’s prior experience in Transit Development and/or
      Planning functions including at least two years in a supervisory
      capacity; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

      The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement
      represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the
      minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be
      invited to participate in other segments of the selection process.
      Applications may be obtained from our Administrative Offices, One Ryan
      Ranch Road, Monterey; the Salinas Transit Center, 110 Salinas Street,
      Salinas; or by visiting MST online at http://www.mst.org

      SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO: Monterey-Salinas Transit, Attn.
      Human Resources, One Ryan Ranch Road, Monterey, CA 93940. Applications
      must be submitted with a DMV printout form H6 or K4. Resumes will not
      be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

      Candidates who qualify under protection of the Americans with
      Disabilities Act, and require a reasonable accommodation for applicant
      testing and/or examination, should notify the MST Human Resources at
      least one week prior to being scheduled for assessment.

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