Job Announcement: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority -Transportation Planner II
- Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority � Transportation Planner II
San Jose, CA
Under supervision, to prepare transportation planning studies and analyses
and act as a resource for data used in transportation related studies.
This is the journey level class within the Transportation Planner series.
Incumbents within this class are distinguished from Transportation Planner
I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned. Incumbents at
this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new and
unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures
and policies of the work unit. Incumbents at this level may provide
training and lead direction over Transportation Planner I and clerical
support staff. This class differs from the higher level class of
Transportation Planner III in that the latter possesses specialized,
technical, or functional expertise within the area of assignment.
This project position is scheduled to work on projects encompassing the
Guadalupe Express, Tasman Long T, and Stevens Creek BRT with a project
completion timeframe of 2018.
Classification Bargaining Unit: SEIU As a condition of employment, each
employee in this class must sign a payroll deduction authorization form
providing for the deduction of union membership fees.
*Essential Job Functions:**Typical Tasks:*
- Prepares planning reports, forecasts, and recommendations related to
transportation system improvements;
- Evaluates the transportation impacts of land development proposals and
- Prepares written and graphical material for reports and public
- Serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team for major
- Serves as liaison for various committees;
- Provides information to various groups, committees, and individuals
regarding transportation planning projects;
- Performs related duties as required.
- Physical, environmental, economic, aesthetic, and social implications
involved in transportation planning and transit-oriented development;
- Goals, concepts, and principles of transportation planning;
- Research and statistical methods;
- Transportation modeling and mapping applications software;
- Techniques for gathering, evaluating, and transmitting information.
- Creatively develop and carry out projects when only general concepts
- Communicate technical information in an easy to understand format;
- Develop/apply funding formulas to achieve equitable distribution of
transportation related program funds for city/county programs;
- Understand complex policy and technical documents;
- Prioritize projects based on established criteria;
- Design graphics/maps using computer/drawing software for publication
- Speak and write effectively;
- Establish and maintain effective relations with those contacted in the
course of work.
Development of the required knowledge, skills and abilities is typically
obtained through a combination of training and experience equivalent to a
four year degree from an accredited college or university in transportation
planning, urban planning, or related field and two (2) years of
increasingly responsible planning experience (a Masters Degree may be
substituted for one year of the required experience).
How to Apply:
Only on-line applications will be accepted for this recruitment at
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