Transportation Planner (Associate/Senior Level)

  • City of West Sacramento
  • 1110 West Capital Ave, West Sacramento, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Planning and Development Public Works Transportation or Transit Other Mid to Senior Level, Non-Management
  • Salary: $75,372.00 USD
  • Salary Top: $113,040.00
  • Phone: 9166174507
  • Apply By: Sep 28, 2021

Summary

Preference will be given to candidates with five years of professional transportation planning or related experience preferred; including experience managing transportation programs and capital projects. A master's degree in urban planning, transportation planning, or related field is desired but not required. Membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is desired but not required. 

An official City of West Sacramento application form must be filled out, in its entirety. It is the applicant's responsibility to explain their qualifications fully and clearly. In addition, applicants must submit a resume and complete the required supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete information on the application, resume and/or supplemental questionnaire may be cause for disqualification. Application packages will be reviewed and screened for qualifications. Additional screening criteria will be developed based on the supplemental questionnaire.   

DEFINITION:  The Associate Transportation Planner performs professional transportation planning duties; researches and prepares transportation planning studies; explains and interprets transportation planning ordinances and policies to the public.  The Senior Transportation Planner performs professional transportation planning duties; researches and prepares transportation planning studies; explains and interprets transportation planning ordinances and policies to the public.
 
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:  The Associate Transportation Planner receives general direction from the Supervising Transportation Planner.  May exercise technical and functional direction over assigned staff. The Senior Transportation Planner receives general direction from the Supervising Transportation Planner.  May exercises direct supervision over professional level staff, as well as clerical, technical and/or extra help staff.
 
CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:  This position is the specialist/lead level in the transportation planning series and may provide supervision to others in the transportation planning series. This class differs from the Associate Transportation Planner in that it has lead responsibility for special projects of a sensitive and comprehensive nature, and/or has responsibility to direct a major complex transportation planning project and may supervise and direct the work of others.
 
Upon the recommendation of the Department Head and approval by the City Manager, an Associate Transportation Planner may advance to Senior Transportation Planner upon attainment of the minimum qualifications for the position and demonstration of the abilities and competencies necessary to perform the full range of Senior Transportation Planner duties.

Job Description

Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skill.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be: 

Associate Transportation Planner: Education:  Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major work in transportation, planning, geography, engineering, architecture, or a related field. 
 
Experience:  Four (4) years of professional transportation planning experience. A Master's Degree in a related field or an AICP "Certified Transportation Planner" certification may substitute for one (1) year of experience. 

Senior Transportation Planner: Education:  Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major work in transportation, planning, geography, engineering, architecture, or a related field. 
 
Experience:  Six (6) years of professional transportation planning experience. A Master's Degree in a related field or an AICP "Certified Transportation Planner" certification may substitute for one (1) year of experience. 

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Job Address

1110 West Capital Ave, West Sacramento, California United States View Map