Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in planning, engineering, public/business administration, marketing, management, social sciences, or related field with a minimum of approximately five years related experience, three of which are at the journey level in transportation or financial analysis, or grants management. MA/MS in field desirable.
- Principles and practices of transportation planning, design and transportation funding and programming.
- Project development, implementation, and management techniques and systems.
- Familiarity with the State, Federal and Local (Measure M2) funding Programs and Projects.
- Local, state and federal laws, rulemaking, regulations and procedures related to planning, environmental analysis, funding sources, and project development, including the State Department of Transportation project development process.
- Computer applications including word processing, advanced spreadsheet applications, databases, presentations, internet, and transportation modeling software.
- Web-based grant development, management and reporting systems.
- Research and statistical methods and techniques.
- Principles and applications of travel demand forecasting models.
- General accounting, budgeting, and finance methods.
- Contracting methods and contract negotiations.
- Manage multiple activities concurrently and within strict deadlines.
- Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to write in a clear and persuasive manner.
- Coordinate the work and manage the projects of staff and consultants.
- Develop and apply an understanding of departmental and agency goals and objectives.
- Conduct research, analyze and interpret complex data, and formulate recommendations on that data.
- Work closely with Board members on air quality policy issues.
- Analyze and interpret complex legislation and federal, state and local rules and regulations, and determine potential impacts to the agency.
- Establish funding programs and associated policies and procedures.
- Develop consensus among various agencies and individuals.
- Interpret plans and drawings.
Working Conditions/Physical Activities:
(The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. OCTA provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Positions in this class typically require:
- Work may be performed in a stressful, fast-paced office environment, depending upon assignment.
- Requires ability to understand verbal communication and to respond effectively.
- Positions in this class typically require: Reaching, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Seeing, and Repetitive Motions in computer use.