Planner I - SFMTA - Livable Streets Subdivision
*Division:* Sustainable Streets
*Section/Unit: *Livable Streets Subdivision
*Work Location: *1 South Van Ness, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103
The Livable Streets Section of the SFMTA Sustainable Streets Division
focuses on the safety, efficiency and livability in San Francisco. Under
general direction, the 5277 Planner I performs entry level planning work in
the collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of city planning
data in one of a variety of phases of project development and implementation
. The essential functions of this job include: recording appropriate data
and preparing recommendations for the subdivision; providing information
orally and in writing to City agencies, stakeholders, community
organizations and the general public; conducting site and field inspections
of transit patterns and streets; preparing computer based and hard copy
graphic materials; conducting research studies, surveys and interviews to
obtain data and formulating recommendations to assist in planning policies,
plans for future projects and determinations of the environmental impacts
of proposed projects; tracking, managing, and mapping data related to
previous and on-going transportation projects. Incumbents in this job code
may be required to attend evening meetings occasionally held in community
Nature of Work: Candidates must be willing to work a 40-hour week as
determined by the department with occasional extra hours as needed.
*Examples of Important and Essential Duties:*
1. Reviews, manages, and organizes GIS data related to on-going analysis
2. Provides information orally and in writing to city agencies,
stakeholders, community organizations and the general public by answering
questions, providing assistance, responding to complaints, presenting
reports and draft plans; and explaining policies.
3. Conducts site and field inspections and conducts surveys and counts to
obtain data required for planning, conceptual design, outreach, and
environmental review of transportation projects.
4. Prepares computer based and hard copy graphic materials: maps, drawings,
diagrams, graphs, charts, photographs, video and other display materials
related to analysis and reports. Manages and creates GIS layers to track
and analyze previous and ongoing work in the Livable Streets subdivision.
5. Conducts research studies and formulates recommendations by selecting,
collecting, recording, tabulating, organizing and analyzing technical data
to assist in planning policies, plan for future projects, and determine the
environmental impacts of proposed projects.
6. Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
university in city, regional or urban planning, or a closely related field
such as architecture, landscape architecture, geography, urban studies,
public administration, historic preservation, or environmental studies; *
2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
university *AND* one (1) year of city or urban planning, transportation,
urban design, historical preservation, architectural or environmental
� Possession of a valid California Driver License �C�
� Computer skills, including advanced proficiency in Geographic
Information System (GIS) and Microsoft Office.
� Demonstrated interest in traffic/transportation analysis and planning
and project management.
� Ability to work on projects with a variety of funding sources which
could have competing deadlines, scopes, budgets, and schedules.
� Ability to conduct transportation research and data analysis using
appropriate methods and techniques, including basic statistics.
� Ability to effectively prioritize work flow.
� Ability to communicate clearly and with diplomacy; conduct meetings with
� Skilled in public speaking; ability to make presentations to government,
nongovernment and community organizations.
Master of Urban Planning Candidate, 2013
*San Jose State University*
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