This is beginning level professional and technical urban planning work in the City’s Transportation and Parking Management Department, involving the development, implementation, and administration of a variety of City transportation plans, programs, and projects. Work includes preparing studies and performing work tasks relating to multimodal and micro mobility transportation systems, transportation corridors, small area plans, land use and transportation coordination, and capital projects that serve all roadway users, including a Complete Streets program serving pedestrians, people using bicycles and motorized scooters, transit patrons, and motorists. Work also includes participating in the regional transportation planning process; conducting research; collecting and analyzing data; gathering input from other professionals and stakeholders; developing recommendations for review and approval; and preparing written and oral reports. Work requires an aptitude for quickly learning and being able to readily apply regulations and advanced transportation planning concepts; some knowledge of the principles and practices of basic statistical analysis and the research methodology used in data collection and report presentation; the ability to successfully prioritize activities while balancing competing demands; and the ability to work independently while exercising sound judgment and creative problem solving.
Salary: $53,569 - $87,237
Close Date: 02-11-2022 (11:59 PM EST)
Minimum Qualifications. Applicants Must:
Have a valid Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in transportation planning, urban planning with a focus on transportation systems, public administration, or a related public planning field.
Possess and maintain a valid Driver License.
Be highly proficient in the use of computers and word processing, database, and spreadsheet software, including the Microsoft Office Suite.
Be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, including assisting with related presentations.
Desirable Qualifications. Preferred applicants:
Have at least two years of professional experience in urban, multimodal transportation planning within private or public sector planning activities.
Have knowledge of the principles, best practices, emerging trends, and other components of successful multimodal transportation planning.
Have knowledge, understanding and/or experience with the Complete Streets design approach.
Understand and be skilled in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related computer mapping programs.
Have some experience in municipal development review and planning activities.
Have experience in customer service, preferably related to planning.
Are competent in conducting research and writing detailed briefs and reports.
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