Under general supervision from the Deputy Executive Director of Planning and Policy, or designee, manages, implements, and monitors transportation planning projects and programs, including long-range transportation planning and short-term traffic studies; completes technical assessments and prepares written project analyses; provides professional advice and assistance to the partner agencies and public on transportation planning, and environmental review; provides complex professional staff assistance to the Deputy Executive Director of Planning and Policy, other departments, and the public in areas of expertise; performs a variety of studies and prepares and presents staff reports; acts as a liaison for the Commission with a variety of private, public, and community organizations and regulatory agencies; performs related work as required.
The Ideal Candidate Will:
- Possess knowledge of transportation and land use planning principles, travel demand modeling, concepts, standards, practices, and methodologies, including conducting analytical studies, evaluating alternatives, and making sound recommendations.
- Possess principles and practices of program and project management, including developing scopes, budgets and timelines.
- Understand current transportation and socio-economic trends and technologies.
- Understand the relationship between transportation and land use and other land use planning principles as they relate to transportation.
- Understand the relationship between state, regional, countywide and local transportation planning and funding activities including the Countywide Transportation Plan, the Transportation Expenditure Plan, the Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans, the Congestion Management Program, the Regional Transportation Plan, and the Sustainable Communities Strategy.
Key Responsibilities (not a comprehensive listing)
- Manages, implements and monitors Commission transportation planning programs and projects, including long-range planning and short-term traffic studies; develops data, reports, explanations, and expert advice as needed by Commission management, Board, and advisory groups.
- Conducts a variety of analytical and operational analyses regarding transportation and land use programs and projects; applies travel demand modeling techniques, compiles and analyzes complex data and makes calculations; prepares spreadsheets, geographic information system (GIS) maps, and establishes and maintains a comprehensive database.
- Solicits funding from Federal, State, and other governmental entities for development and delivery of transportation projects and studies; completes funding/grants applications, including gathering data and writing project descriptions and developing project fund projections; submits applications and serves as primary contact for questions; develops reports upon project close-outs.
- Serves as project manager on planning and development projects as directed, which includes overseeing project development, coordination with partner agencies and other Commission departments, preparation and posting of public notices, background research, environmental review, preparation of staff reports, scheduling meetings and hearings, and monitoring of project implementation to verify substantial conformance with approved plans, conditions, and measures; suggests revisions to plans.
For full details on this opportunity visit our website at http://www.alamedactc.org/app_pages/view/11174