Wednesday , April 17 2024

Ac Transit Job Openings – Transportation Planner

Website AC Transit

Job Description:

AC Transit is actively searching for candidates for the position of Transportation Planner. Under direction, participates in a variety of projects, studies, and analyses in support of the District’s transportation planning programs and activities. This is the experienced level within the Transportation Planner series, responsible for performing transportation planning and research activities for routine to moderately complex planning projects. This class is differentiated from the Senior Transportation Planner in that the senior-level is a lead-level classification responsible for organizing, assigning, and reviewing the work of departmental and/or contract staff, and is further differentiated by the scope, complexity, and sensitivity of the assigned projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • May assist higher-level Transportation Planning staff in the areas of research, data collection, data analysis, report writing, and preparation for the more complex, long-range projects.
  • Analyzes technical, demographic, economic, and financial data to assess the impact of route and schedule changes, and related service enhancements; reviews proposed development project plans for transportation impact; provides complex professional staff assistance to the department managers, other departments, and the public in areas of expertise.
  • Assists in administering assigned program and project budgets; monitors cash flow and expenditures; identifies and recommends resolutions for budgetary problems; reviews and processes invoices; updates budget summaries, as needed.
  • May participate in the consultant selection process; review work products, ensure compliance with specifications and contract provisions, track project expenditures, reviews invoices for accuracy and consistency with contractual obligations.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Prepares staff reports, presentations, project information and status, and program financial information to various committees, community groups, and professional organizations regarding the District’s transportation projects and programs.
  • Participates in and conducts a variety of transportation planning studies; analyzes service delivery, route and system-level performance; identifies transportation issues and develops recommendations for resolution; prepares written reports/briefing materials of findings; delivers presentations to the public, government agencies, elected officials, and District staff.
  • May provide technical and functional direction and training to Assistant Transportation Planners, planning interns, clerical staff and consultants.
  • Responds orally and in writing to inquiries and requests from the public, staff, governmental agencies, advisory committees, and community groups, for information regarding existing services and funding, suggested service adjustments, and other transportation planning matters.
  • Acts as a liaison for the District with a variety of private, public, and community organizations and regulatory agencies; represents the Department/District at various forums and task force meetings to explain and address transportation planning matters.
  • Participates on a variety of committees and task forces; attends and participates in professional groups and committees; stays abreast of new trends and innovations related to transportation planning.

Job Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in transportation planning, systems analysis, or transit operations including at least one (1) year that involved responsibilities at a level equivalent to the District’s classification of Assistant Transportation Planner. Additional education, such as a graduate degree in one of the above disciplines from an accredited college or university, may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.
  • Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in City and Regional Planning, Urban Studies, Geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Public Administration, Political Science, Business administration, Finance, Economics, or a closely related field.

Job Details:

Company: AC Transit

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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