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Division of Intermodal
Office of Intermodal Programs

Transit Planner (61036)
Requisition Number: 484-61036ar
County of Vacancy: Fulton
Functional Area: General Support Services
Recruitment Period: 10/31/2012 - 11/21/2012
Number of Openings: 1
Shift: First
Screening Type: Resume Review
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Annual Salary Minimum: $32,418.30
Annual Salary Maximum: $56,724.24

Duties & Responsibilities: Under general supervision, performs work at the advanced working level in the planning, analysis, administration and monitoring of transportation systems. Independently manages public transportation studies for four or more urbanized areas of the State, and for the Rural Public Transportation program. Administers the various Federal Transit Administration's Section programs, that may include, but not be limited to Section 5303, 5307, 5309, 5339, 5311, 5316/5317 programs and the state capital assistance program. Ensures that planning and grants management regulations are correctly implemented and that grantees are in compliance with all applicable Federal and State regulations. Prepare various planning documents and evaluation reports

Minimum Training & Experience: Completion of 90 quarter hours (60 sem hrs) at an accredited college or university AND Two years of related experience OR BachelorĀs degree from an accredited college or university OR One year of experience at the lower level or position equivalent Note: Experience in a related area may substitute for degree on a year by year basis.

Agency Specific Qualifications and/or Preferred Qualifications:

Technical Competencies
*Demonstrated professional-level work experience in transportation planning
*Demonstrated experience collecting and analyzing data in the preparation of transportation reports, and in presenting draft documents and to coordinate public involvement
*Ability to independently develop, organize, and manage public transportation studies for urbanized and rural areas and to coordinate the development, and regulatory compliance, of state and federally supported rail planning activities of local government entities
*Ability to understand, interpret and apply written material such as federal and state regulations
*Ability to develop ready recall of rules and policies pertinent to state and federal funding

Other Competencies
*Ability to use correct written English to communicate facts, ideas and complex explanations in a succinct and organized manner; expresses ideas and facts to groups and individuals effectively
*Ability to perform basic arithmetical computations
*Displays high ethical standards, initiative and a professional image
*Ability to identify and analyze problems, select or discover correct rules and principles, and use imagination to develop new approaches for unusual situations
*Ability to work with others toward shared goals; persuades others to accept recommendations or negotiated solutions
*Shows respect and courtesy to others
*Ability to provide information and meets the needs and expectations of clients
*Committed to providing quality customer service.

Preferred Qualifications

Technical Competencies
*Completion of an undergraduate degree in urban or rural transportation planning. Consideration will also be given for a degree in civil engineering, public administration, business administration or other closely related area
*Possesses knowledge of the relations among federal, state and local governments as pertinent to transportation planning.
*Possesses knowledge of administering federal programs including, but not limited to Section 5303, 5307, 5309, 5311, 5316/5317, 5339.
*Ability to respond positively to changing regulatory environment, learn new policies efficiently and teach these to local government officials
*Ability to use mathematical planning tools such as statistical analysis

Other Competencies
*Possesses knowledge of the goals of the department and how to make a contribution
*Ability to make sound well informed decisions
*Ability to use provided technology to work efficiently.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

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