FT job - Monterey-Salinas Transit - Director of Planning and Development
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Company: Monterey-Salinas Transit
Position: Director of Planning and Development
Location: Monterey, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 23543
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.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY AND SKILLS
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
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
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.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER