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Senior Transit Planner
Regional Government Services
Close Date: Nov 20, 2010 Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 Annually
Working for Regional Government Services and assigned to Marin Transit in San Rafael, California, the Senior Transit Planner performs high level transit planning and program analysis, manages program implementation, and coordinates all aspects of transit operations.
Some examples of specific tasks include:
Coordinates major program and project planning activity with other governmental and private groups. Makes presentations and recommendations on complex projects before boards, commissions, community groups and stakeholder agencies involved with transportation or transit planning and operations.
Participates in regional and multi-jurisdictional cooperative transportation planning and coordinates with other agencies and operators that serve the County.
Performs transit service planning and scheduling and reviews performance data. Identifies, develops and implements improvements for cost effective and responsive provision of services by program area, including opportunities for alternative fuel vehicles.
Identifies appropriate tools and strategies to improve passenger information, attract ridership, and establish data collection protocols.
Oversees document preparation to meet grant-reporting requirements.
Reviews contractor invoices for payment consistent with contracts and approved service changes.
Provides staff training and the review of work performed by other professional, technical, and clerical staff.
The ideal candidate for this position will be team-oriented and self-motivated, and have technical expertise, outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills, and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Requirements include:
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in transportation and transit planning, transportation engineering, public administration or closely related field and three years of professional transportation and transit planning experience. An educational emphasis at the Bachelor's level in transportation management, city/regional transportation planning is desirable. A Master's degree in urban or transportation planning and/or public policy is highly desirable. Any additional graduate level coursework in transportation planning, public administration or closely related field may substitute for up to one year of the experience requirement at the rate of three semester units for one month of experience.
Apply as soon as possible--position is open until filled. Online applications should be completed here on the CalOpps site for consideration. Applications/resumes received online will be screened according to the qualifications outlined in this posting. The most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview. Finalists will be asked to provide references and undergo a background check to verify information supplied in the application materials. If you have questions about this job or the hiring process, please email Sophia Selivanoff at [email protected]
Marin Transit is responsible for finance, planning, and management of all public transit services operating within Marin County. If you would like more information about Marin Transit, please visit http://www.marintransit.org/about.html