Senior Service Planner
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Planning Management, Budgeting and Finance|
|Job Level||Mid II (4-8 years)|
|Salary Range||$59,818 - $89,726|
|AICP Certification||Not Required|
The Senior Service Planner is a stand-alone position in the Planning and Development Division reporting to the System and Service Development Manager. This position is responsible for planning and analyzing transit services, identifying route and system level improvements, and implementing innovative solutions for near-term and intermediate range transit service using traditional transit service delivery options.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's Degree in Planning or a closely related field and four (4) years of planning work experience including two (2) years in transit service planning and scheduling (rail and/or bus systems planning and long-range forecasting); or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties.
Valid Arizona Driver's License.
Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.
Knowledge and Skills:
Transit planning techniques;
Manual and computerized schedule making and run cutting techniques;
Principles of transit system utilization analysis and strategic planning;
Statistics and survey techniques;
Principles and practices of serving in a lead capacity, including leadership, training and development of staff;
Title VI and ADA federal requirements as they relate to transit services;
Fixed route scheduling and schedule development;
Project management principles and techniques;
Principles and practices of file and records management;
Customer service and public outreach methods and practices;
Techniques for dealing effectively with co-workers and the public, in person and over the telephone;
Report writing principles.
Developing practices for providing effective and efficient services;
Ability to analyze data;
Exercising sound judgment ;
Interpreting, applying and explaining technical materials to non-technical users;
Coordinating activities between multiple departments;
Operating with little supervision and autonomously;
Reading and evaluating technical data and schematics;
Data collection and analysis, and mathematical and statistical calculations;
Establishing effective working relationships with agency staff and regional government organizations;
Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands;
Effective communication, both orally and in writing;
Maintaining attention to detail and accuracy while meeting critical deadlines;
Maintaining accurate records and files.