Salt Lake City

  • TRANSPORTATION PLANNER I or II

    Requisition ID
    2018-3811
    Department
    COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOODS
    Minimum Salary
    USD $22.59/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $33.98/Hr.
    Post End Date
    10/24/2018
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Performs professional duties related to initiating and coordinating plans, studies and analysis of transportation conditions and needs in support of the City’s transportation goals. This is a career ladder designed to increase professional responsibilities over time. Typical duties will include planning and analysis related to all modes of travel, but may also specialize in a specific mode of travel.  Serves as liaison to other City Divisions and Departments, advisory boards, community groups, governmental agencies and others concerned with transportation planning issues; represents the City at public hearings; coordinates internal and external technical analyses, coordinates public outreach and input, and demonstration projects.   Incumbent performs duties exercising discretion and independent judgment.

     

    Pay range for Transportation Planner I - $22.59 to $30.81

    Pay range for Transportation Planner II - $24.91 to $33.98

    Responsibilities

    • Works in a multi-disciplinary team setting and represents the transportation division.
    • Manages small scale transportation planning projects as assigned by the section leader, such as a single installation of a transportation improvement, or a summary of existing and future travel markets and conditions.
    • Participates in the preparation of plans and studies related to the goals and objectives of the transportation division.
    • Works with neighborhood and community groups.
    • Participates in the development plans and studies related to multi-modal transportation; assignments may include bicycle and pedestrian studies, transit studies, traffic analysis, minor design review and systems analysis.
    • Researches state of the practice of transportation planning and implementation.
    • Prepares and implements educational programs to expand awareness of transportation options, and reduce single-occupant vehicle trips.
    • Represents the transportation division in collaboration with advocacy groups, community organizations and community councils.
    • Takes on more complex projects and assignments that may include complex analysis and knowledge of specific software, such as GIS network analysis to evaluate existing and future travel markets and needs, knowledge and implementation of Synchro or other traffic planning software, or planning for the installation of a set of improvements in a neighborhood or corridor.
    • Manages the work of consultants.
    • Leads small scale transportation planning projects.
    • Supports complete streets efforts and designs and implements experimental applications of infrastructure programs or communications.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Transportation Planner I: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or University in the field of Urban Planning, Transportation, Engineering, Geography, or related field. Related education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis.

     

    Transportation Planner II: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or University in the field of Urban Planning, Transportation, Engineering, Geography, or related field, plus three years experience. Related education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis.

     

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following: 

    • Master’s degree in Urban or Transportation Planning or Transportation Engineering;
    • Experience in transportation planning or transportation engineering.
    • Experience organizing and managing team efforts that involve multiple skills and perspectives;
    • Experience working with geographic information system (GIS) mapping programs; and/or
    • Experience planning and engineering bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

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