Since 1977, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has served the Fairfax County community by enhancing mobility, safety, and the quality of life of residents, businesses, and visitors through planning, coordinating, funding, implementing, and sustaining a multimodal transportation system. FCDOT is seeking an innovative and public service-oriented transportation professional to join the Site Analysis Section. This position serves as a land development application transportation reviewer of site plans on the Post-Entitlement Team, securing transportation improvements for some of the most complex and dynamic land development projects in Fairfax County. This position will provide a challenging and rewarding experience for an individual invested in advancing the County’s multimodal, people-focused transportation goals.
- Performing detailed analysis and evaluation of the transportation characteristics of development applications and identifying actions necessary to address issues.
- Performing post zoning case resolution including proffer review and proffer interpretation to ensure implementation and compliance.
- Serving as a point of contact for citizens, County staff, and outside agencies regarding road ownership, proffer research, and general transportation inquires
- Reviewing the Comp Plan, Bicycle Master Plan and Trails Plan, and/or the Public Facilities Manual for information on planned transportation facilities.
- Conducting and reviewing detailed analyses of transportation proffers, proffer interpretations, research of maintenance of roads, and coordinating of state mandated requirements.
- Conducting site visits and field work, including field and local community meetings to discuss and further projects in alignment with applicable standards.
- Assisting in managing Smartsheet database for tracking land development applications, waivers, and site plans
- Coordinating implementation of public projects through land development applications with county, state, and federal agencies.
- Performing other duties as assigned to help the post entitlement team including but not limited to assisting with review and process of road acceptances, road discontinuances, and road vacations and/or abandonments.
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. Employment StandardsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
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Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field.CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's licenseNECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field, plus one year of professional land use and transportation planning related experience and/or equivalent working experience.
- Experience with and knowledgeable in evaluating land development applications and/or experience pulling information from county records.
- Experience with and knowledgeable of multimodal transportation system design for all users.
- Experience referencing the Comp Plan, Bicycle Master Plan and Trails Plan, and/or the Public Facilities Manual.
- Experience with and ability to use transportation planning/analysis software, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software to prepare documents and to store, manipulate, analyze, and present information.
- Experience working with multidisciplinary teams.
- Strong analytic and technical skills, as well as strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong organizational and time management skills, including ability to prioritize among multiple assignments and meet established deadlines.
- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, county and government officials and the general public.
- Desire to advance a collaborative and supportive culture and improve the community of Fairfax County.
Work is generally sedentary. Ability to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items under 25 pounds in weight. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel Interview and may include a practical exercise.Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov