Active Transportation Planner (Associate Planner)
City of Coronado
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Transportation Planning|
|Salary Range||$5,064.67 - $6,787.14 monthly|
The City of Coronado is recruiting for one permanent, full-time, benefited Associate Planner position which will be assigned to support active (non-traditional) transportation planning, development, adoption, and implementation. This position will serve as the technical expert to the Bicycle Advisory Committee, SANDAG Active Transportation Working Group, and other boards, commissions, and committees. Changes to the classification specification are anticipated to be made in mid-September 2013.
While traditionally planners report to the Community Development Department, this newly created position will manage the various projects related to transportation and report to the Engineering and Project Development Department.
Perform professional level duties in the development, implementation and modification of the City's current and advanced planning and development programs and projects as it relates to active transportation goals including, but not limited to, the Bicycle Master Plan, development of the Complete Streets Program, Bicycle Friendly City program, mass transportation and pedestrian facilities.
Serve as the staff liaison to the Metropolitan Transit System and manage long and short-range planning and implementation measures related to pedestrian, cycling and public transportation methods, including bus and ferry service.
Coordinate work with the Community Development Department on non-traditional transportation projects, Transportation Demand Measures (TDM), Transit Oriented Development and a variety of planning and development programs, projects and objectives related to active transportation.
Serve as a Project Manager for active transportation projects including projects including priority setting, development of scope of work and oversight of project design, review of plans, public meetings and project outreach, and development of project timelines and schedules.
Conduct studies to determine the feasibility or impact of current and proposed development projects with emphasis on pedestrian mobility, mass transit and alternative transportation.
Propose funding strategies and manage the grant application process for various transportation projects.
Provide information to the general public on planning and transportation regulations for a variety of planning projects; apply traffic calming measures; respond to general telephone or counter inquiries; serve as liaison to the general or business community on new or proposed development projects in assigned area; coordinate activities with community groups and conduct public workshops to communicate City goals and objectives for proposed projects.
Serve as staff on a variety of boards, commissions and committees involved in the development, adoption and implementation of City and regional transportation planning projects; serve as City representative on assigned committees; prepare written reports; conduct oral and visual presentations.
Meet with the City Council or commission members regarding transportation planning issues; serve as City representative on assigned projects; conduct oral and visual presentations.
Provide support in the selection and administration of professional consultant contracts; prepare requests for proposals; evaluate and assist in the selection of consultants; oversee and monitor performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
Prepare a variety of business, technical and statistical correspondence. Have the ability to prepare public hearing notices, staff reports, briefs, agreements, memoranda, meeting agendas, minutes, and related documents; utilize business and specialized software applications or geographic information systems to develop and design maps, charts and graphics.
Participate in various departmental administrative functions; assist in preparation of budgets; oversee the work of consultants and departmental staff as assigned; assume responsibility in the absence of the department Director as assigned.
Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of transportation planning and development.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Experience: At least three years of increasingly responsible professional level planning experience. Three years of increasingly responsible professional level planning experience, including at least two years of recent, paid work experience in transportation planning, transportation management, or transportation engineering is desirable.
Education/Training: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning or a related field. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning, transportation planning, transportation or traffic engineering, or a closely related field is desirable.
Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License with a safe driving record.
A City of Coronado employment application must be received in the Human Resources Division online at www.coronado.ca.us (under the Quick Link to Employment) by 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of relevant education, training, and experience. Applicants considered most qualified may be asked to submit additional information and will be invited to participate in an oral interview (100%) tentatively scheduled for the week of October 7, 2013. Applicants must obtain a passing score in all portions of the examination process in order to be placed on the eligibility list. The eligibility list established will be in effect for a period of at least six months. Applicants will be notified via mail and/or e-mail regarding their eligibility status. All appointments are subject to successful completion of a pre-employment background check and medical examination. All new employees are required to provide verification of legal right to work in the United States.
To view the full job announcement and get further information, please visit www.coronado.ca.us (and select the Quick Link to Employment).
The City of Coronado is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities who will require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any portion of the application, interview, and/or testing process may voluntarily request the accommodation from the City at least five working days prior to the requested accommodation. Documentation of the need for the accommodation may be required upon receipt of the request.
Note: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.
|Contact Name||Jennifer Abalos|