Transportation Planner Iv

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$75,516.27 - $125,861.01 Annually
Posted
Jun 29, 2019
Closes
Jul 20, 2019
Ref
19-01386
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Transportation Planner IV to directly support the County's efforts on large-scale regional transportation projects. Supports project management activities directly related to the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, Transform 66, and other regionally significant transportation projects. Responsible for reviewing and conducting high level multimodal planning/analysis. Coordinates transportation capital projects during design and construction. Manages transit service coordination. Visits sites to conduct field inspections. Participates in public outreach, transportation management planning, land development activities, and heavy internal and external coordination of project issues.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Depending on the functional area of assignment, must possess the following KSAs:
  • Considerable knowledge of mission, goals, and objectives of the organizational unit, program, or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and methods of transportation/transit regulation, planning, forecasting and analysis;
  • Knowledge of effective supervisory methods, practices and techniques;
  • Thorough knowledge of local government areas of specialization, including transportation planning, management procedures, and principles of supervision;
  • Ability to apply interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts and to maintain effective communication with staff;
  • Ability to coordinate the preparation of comprehensive planning reports and other documents;
  • Ability to apply principles of leadership, creative problem solving, collaboration, decision making, and team building;
  • Ability to independently conduct the most complex transportation/transit studies and develop sound conclusions and recommendations;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to evaluate proposals and solutions in terms of benefits, costs, and overall
  • impact on the project, program, or organization;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, including citizen's groups, community, county, and state officials.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to 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, plus five years of progressively responsible transportation planning related experience. The years of experience should include at least one year in the specific area of assignment (for e.g., SAS, modeling, facilities maintenance, et al).

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree with 6 to 8 years of transportation related experience. Strong background in project management, transportation, and land use planning. Significant involvement in coordination of complex transportation issues with a diverse range of groups. Experience working with the federal and local agencies as well as transit authorities in project delivery. Extensive experience working with large community groups, business groups, associations, and residents. Strong communication skills and ability to communicate technical information in a clearly understandable manner. Excellent oral and written communications. Knowledge of construction management related issues is preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is generally sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items less than 25 pounds in weight. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

Effective July 6, 2019, compensation plans will be increased by 2.1% (market rate adjustment.) Information here .

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability 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 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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