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Senior Transportation Planner
City of Burbank / Burbank, CA
Posted on: November 16, 2021
Application Deadline: 12/10/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Under general direction, to supervise and perform administrative, professional, and technical transportation planning work; and perform related duties as required.
Tentative examination dates for this recruitment:
Week of 12/23/21 – Blind Supplemental scoring
Week of 01/18/22 – Written examination
Week of 01/18/22 – Oral interview
Dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Candidates who pass each phase of the recruitment process will be notified of the official examination dates.
Oversees and performs work and analysis in developing long-range goals, policies, and transportation improvements in support of the City’s General Plan, specific plans, and non-motorized transportation policy documents; oversees and conducts work to pursue grant fund opportunities for programmed transportation improvements; manages the planning and administration of various transportation studies and capital projects funded by local, regional, and federal transportation funds; coordinates with regional transportation agencies such as Metro, Caltrans, Metrolink, and other agencies; helps to manage high-level transit planning and programming for the City’s transit programs; coordinates and performs complex professional local and regional transportation planning work, including reviewing proposed development plans, transportation impact studies, parking studies, and environmental impact reports (EIR), and recommends or develops appropriate mitigation measures; conducts, analyzes, and oversees the preparation of special transportation and parking studies and makes conclusions or recommendations; assists or coordinates Request for Proposal/Qualification (RFP/RFQ) processes and makes recommendations on hiring consultants and contractors as needed; meets and works with professional and public groups; makes presentations to boards, commissions, City Council, and the public; represents the City in transportation matters at various local and regional meetings; responds to employee and public inquiries regarding local and regional transportation planning matters; supervises, trains, and evaluates employees; makes effective recommendations regarding hiring, promotions, and transfers; effectively recommends disciplinary action as needed, up to and including termination; drives on City business.
Required Experience / Skills / Education
Employment Standards: Knowledge of principles and practices of local and regional transportation planning, including state law, policies, practice, and theory regarding transportation planning; principles and practices of public administration; principles and practices of sound personnel management and supervision; spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Skill in operating modern computers and related computer software; exercising independent judgement and decisions based on standard policy and procedures. Ability to conduct original research and technical analysis of transportation issues; apply transportation planning policy and theory to transportation problems; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; prepare comprehensive reports and related documents; make oral presentations; work independently, with minimal supervision and direction; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, outside agencies, and the public.
Education/Training: Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance as determined by the City. Example combination includes, but is not limited to, graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in planning, transportation planning, traffic or civil engineering, public administration, geography or a closely related field, and three years of progressively responsible experience in transportation planning, including one year in a supervisory or management capacity.
License & Certificates: A valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent at time of appointment. All required licenses and certificates must be maintained throughout employment in this classification.
Desirable Qualifications: Certification by the American Institute of Certified Planners and/or Institute of Transportation Engineers.
For more information, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burbankca/jobs/3310289/senior-transportation-planner?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.
Applications must be submitted online at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/burbankca/jobs/3310289/senior-transportation-planner/apply?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs