Manages transportation planning projects, performs research and analyses of current and proposed transportation facilities, and provides information and recommendations to local and regional groups.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.
Compiles and analyzes data on economic, social, and physical factors affecting transportation facilities, and prepares or requisitions graphic and narrative reports on data.
Develops, administers, and manages a variety of transportation planning and capital projects involving public and private sector groups.
Recommends measures affecting developers and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal.
Represents the department and provides information about transportation projects and facilities to the community, city officials, and other government agencies.
Reviews and makes recommendations on development applications regarding bicycle, pedestrian, roadway and transit facilities.
Coordinates work activities with other City divisions, departments, and outside agencies to enhance service to the public.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to use word processing, database, spreadsheet and presentation software.
Ability to perform statistical/spatial analysis.
Ability to prepare bid specifications.
Ability to prepare contract documents and manage contractual agreements.
Knowledge of principles, practices, and methods of transportation planning and engineering.
Knowledge of scientific and research methods.
Knowledge of budget process, financial management and capital project management principles.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to interface effectively with City staff, the general public and City officials.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Urban, Regional, or Transportation Planning; Geography; Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited college or university; three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or city officials.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to devise plans, implement courses or action, and modify/revise plans based on experience and outcomes. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical information in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables simultaneously.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid driver's license.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Normal office environment. This position may require field research activity.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.