Planner II - Bus Stop Program
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Transportation Planning|
|Job Level||Mid I (1-4 years)|
|Salary Range||$52,058 - $73,252 annually|
|AICP Certification||Not Required|
This position reports to the Principal Planner of Service Planning and Scheduling and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Agency’s bus stop programs (including the Adopt-A-Stop program). Under direction performs general, experienced-level transportation planning activities such as assisting in the development of short-term and long-range plans for Agency services and capital programs; the development and utilization of Agency service standards and guidelines to monitor and evaluate bus stop ridership, bus stop spacing and installation. Assists with the coordination of feasibility, conceptual, and design activities for various public transportation facilities; performs other related work. Essential functions: Develops concepts, plans and designs for capital facility projects such as transit centers, park and ride lots, shelters and other route amenities; prepares project cost estimates and construction schedules. Assists in preparation of annual capital program and bus stop program budget; coordinates planning activities and projects with other Agency divisions and with other local, state and federal agencies and organizations. Conducts special projects on issues such as fare policy/structure analysis, accessible services, air quality control measures, and coordination of interagency services. Responds to customer service related comments, suggestions and requests; prepares materials and conducts community workshops. Assists in the management of consultant service contracts related to capital program planning and development. Assists in evaluating transit impacts of proposed land use actions and recommends mitigation measures. Coordinates and executes necessary documentation with other jurisdictions and agencies in compliance with appropriate local requirements for development of capital improvements.
Required: Associate’s Degree in Transportation, Urban Planning, or related field and two years of increasingly responsible experience in transportation or urban planning; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position. Desired: Experience in a public agency. Special Requirements: Valid WA State driver’s license and the ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions.
HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and supplemental questionnaire (**See questions below**) to Jean Carlson, Human Resources Generalist, at email@example.com. The position will remain open until filled and application materials will be reviewed as they are received. Pierce Transit reserves the right and may exercise the option to make a hiring decision at any time.
The following questions will be used as part of the screening process. Please answer the questions completely. You may use additional sheets of paper as desired.
1. What experience have you had with the development of transportation facilities? Include any experience with planning, procurement, design, or construction.
2. What experience have you had working with community groups? Include experience with citizen groups, other agencies, board of director groups, city/county councils, planning commissions or historic commissions. What was your role including topic, audience, and setting? What was the outcome?
3. Often this group is responsible for implementing new or innovative projects. If you were asked to take the lead on implementing a new initiative, how would you proceed?
4. When faced with multiple projects, tasks, deadlines and priorities, as you would be in this job, describe how you organize your workload and time.
5. Describe your experience handling persistent, angry and/or disgruntled individuals. What approach do you take with this often difficult situation?
|Contact Name||Jean Carlson|
|Postal Address||PO Box 99070
Lakewood, WA 98496-0070