Transportation Planner Ii - Site Analysis Project Manager

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$60,276.11 - $100,461.09 Annually
Posted
Dec 18, 2021
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Ref
21-02732
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County, a diverse, dynamic and growing jurisdiction in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area is seeking a highly motivated and qualified transportation professional to work across multiple disciplines in the transportation planning field.

Responsibilities include:

Reviewing and evaluating the transportation impacts of land development applications and proposed land use changes;
Assists in the development and implementation of comprehensive plan policies and design standards;
Identifying transportation improvements needed to serve the proposed uses in coordination with county plans and policies;
Coordination between applicants, county staff, VDOT, the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, and the public to reach workable solutions to complex challenges;
Reviewing and evaluating traffic analyses, and other technical documents
Preparing detailed reports and presentations;
Participation in meetings with other County agencies, the development community, citizens, advisory groups, task forces, and elected officials;

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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")
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 two years of professional experience in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Off-site meetings and site visits may require the operation of a vehicle.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Strong background in land use and transportation planning;
  • Experience in reviewing site plans and evaluating transportation impacts of land development applications;
  • Ability to read and understand detailed technical plan drawings to ensure compliance with County regulations;
  • Experience in coordinating with local, state, and federal government entities, as well as elected officials;
  • Knowledge and experience in traffic operations, multi-modal transportation planning for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and drivers as well as site-specific and small area planning and coordination;
  • Strong project management skills, ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects and assignments and establish priorities;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong negotiation skills;
  • Professional license in engineering or planning;
  • Strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials, the development community, colleagues, and the general public;
  • Ability to help create and maintain a people-first culture

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, may include 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. EEO/AA/TTY.

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