Transportation Planner Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Oct 05, 2019
Oct 26, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

This announcement may be used to fill one or more positions. Performs transportation funds programming, cyclical budgeting activities, and liaison duties on behalf of Fairfax County. Manages Fairfax County's Fund 40010 (County and Regional Transportation Projects), and/or Fairfax County's Fund 50000 (Federal and State Grants), oversight of service district revenues, and proffer funds. Assists with the management of all funds used for the implementation of Fairfax County's Transportation Priorities Plan (TPP). Development of funding strategies for transportation projects, and creation and monitoring of capital program cash flows. Pursues transportation funding from various sources and assists in development of project funding agreements. Analyzes transportation policy issues and provides recommendations. Assist in the development and implementation of business processes. Oral and written interaction with other County staff, elected officials, and external parties. Visit sites for monitoring of transportation projects. Supervision of one or more transportation planners.

Employment Standards

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 four years of professional experience in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field.

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Valid driver's license.

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

Experience in four or more of the following areas, one of which must be prior experience managing transportation funds, and large-scale budgets.
  1. Experience in monitoring and developing capital improvement programs for transportation projects;
  2. Pursuing federal, state, and regional grants (e.g. Commonwealth of Virginia's Smart Scale Program, federal discretionary grant programs, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) Six Year Program) grants and developing funding strategies;
  3. Experience with local and state governments, boards, commissions, authorities and transportation agencies;
  4. Analyzing transportation and policy issues at the state or federal level;
  5. Identifying work flow issues and developing solutions;
  6. Transportation funds management, preparing multimillion-dollar budgets, and experience with SAP financial/accounting software;
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials and the public;
  8. Strong analytical, verbal and writing skills.
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.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

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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