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TRANSPORTATION PLANNER (6039)

at Santa Rosa County

Pay: $44636.80 to $49150.40/year
Salary : $44,636.80 - $49,150.40 Annually
Posted: 7/22/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2513543
Keywords: office

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:TRANSPORTATION PLANNER (6039)
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$44,636.80 - $49,150.40 Annually
Job Type:Full-Time
Location: Any (Santa Rosa County, FL), Florida
 
Performs professional, technical and supervisory work developing, researching, and presenting transportation studies and programs.
 Essential Job Functions:
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Essential functions are fundamental job duties. They do not include marginal tasks which are also performed but are incidental to the primary functions. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position, nor does every position allocated to the class necessarily perform every duty listed. Personal characteristics required of all employees such as honesty, industry, sobriety and the ability to get along with others, are presumed qualities and may not be listed specifically.
 
  • Administers the County's transportation planning programs.
  • Coordinates the day-to-day activities associated with planning and/or transporation programs, which includes planning, coordinating, administering and evaluating projects, processes, procedures, systems and standards; ensures compliance with Federal, State and local laws, regulations, codes and/or standards.
  • Continually reviews and monitors programs and provides recommendations to ensure program compliance with current legislation, rules and regulations relating to planning and growth management.
  • Responds to inquries, concerns and complaints from citizens, internal departments and/or other interested parties.
  • Coordinates the distribution of materials, special equipment, and/or other related items to ensure the effective and efficient day-to-day operations of transportation related programs.
  • Coordinates with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on application and administration of state and federal transit grants and other transportation programs. Responsible for all FTA/FDOT reporting, audits, reviews, etc.
  • Provides public education to communities through public event participation, speeches and presentations.
  • Prepares and administers budget; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations.
  • Manages and oversees transportation planning and capital improvements.
  • Manages all coordination and transportation planning activity including TPO's Federal and State proposed bills.
  • Coordinates with district and state transportation secretaries to improve financial strategies for local projects.
  • Plans, develops and implements comlex projects in asigned area of responsibility.
  • Facilitates and/or represents the Department or County at a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, committees and/or other related events.
  • Researches, prepares and executes presentations to the Board of County Commissioners, County Administration, and applicable parties regarding operational issues requiring their approval.
  • Prepares and assists in preparing grant applications.
  • Assist other planners as required under the direction of the director.
  • Interacts with the public in an effective and courteous manner.
  • Must demonstrate commitment to our mission, vision, values and goals and represent the County in a professional, dignified manner at all times both in actions and appearance.
  • May have a role in the County's disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts, as designated in the County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan; may be required to work before, during and/or after an emergency.
  • Must be able to meet minimum attendance standards.
  • Performs related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL, VISUAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
The physical requirements are that of sedentary work and include exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required occasionally. Requires repetitive motion of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
 
Requires close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures. Transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
 
Requires the expression or exchange of ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly. Requires perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make the discriminations in sound.
 
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The working environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions and is nearly absent of potentially disagreeable elements, such as irate customers, outdoor weather conditions, excessive noise, extreme temperatures, odors, dust, etc. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). County-wide travel and periodic outdoor site inspection or inventory work is required to facilitate duties.
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of principles and accepted practices of public planning; methods of collecting and analyzing planning data; preparation of planning reports and statistical studies; level of service analysis; bicycle and pedestrian planning issues; transit planning; urban transportation planning and modeling, access management; congestion management; transportation demand management; transportation improvements programs; capital improvement programs; Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) process; comprehensive planning processes; Geographic Information System (GIS).
 
Required to operate a personal computer, word processing and presentation programs. Requires analytical, oral and written communication skills; competence in interpersonal relations and sensitivity to social and political environments.
 
Required to interpret current legislation, rules and regulations relating to planning and related programs; establish and maintain effective working relationships with community, state and federal officials; accomplish work with limited supervision; operate a motor vehicle.
 Minimum Qualifications:

ATTENTION: 
We do not accept resumes; therefore, RESUMES should not be submitted. To be considered, please complete the online application and upload your educational documentation (diploma, transcripts, etc.) and/or applicable certifications which are stated below in the minimum qualifications for the position. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university in Urban or Regional Planning, Transportation Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Science, Engineering or closely related field; supplemented by four (4) years of progressively responsible transportation planning experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
 
LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Requires a valid driver license at the date of hire and maintain said license while employed in this position. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or Professional Transportation Planner (PTP) certifications are preferred.

 Supplemental Information:

Applicants must have at least the minimum educational documentation and/or certifications (requested within the job description) uploaded with their application to be eligible for consideration. Documentation may be uploaded at the time of application, scanned and emailed, faxed, or hand-delivered.

Without proper documentation, your application will not be considered. If you have previously applied, you may log into your saved account to view your documents currently on file. Other than this announcement, no further notification will be sent.

NOTE: The information given on your application will be evaluated against the minimum qualifications of the job description. After all applications are evaluated, your name will be placed on the employment list and sent to appropriate hiring authority for consideration.

The online application and complete job descriptions can be viewed at www.santarosa.fl.gov Complete job descriptions may also be obtained at the Human Resources office located at 6495 Caroline Street, Suite H Milton, FL 32570.

Candidates may be asked to demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the position during the interview process.

A Drug Free Workplace/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER /Veteran's Preference will be given in accordance with Florida Statutes.