Department/DivisionDevelopment / Planning
Supervision Received FromPlanning Manager
The primary function is to provide complex planning activities to include development and implementation of short and long-term service plans for fixed route services and assist in local land-use processes concerning transportation planning. Other responsibilities include: building schedules, monitoring and analyzing performance indicators, preparing reports, updating Foul Weather Emergency Plan, and monitoring/updating the Advanced Communication System (ACS) announcement system. Work requires applying a wide range of technical and professional planning transit knowledge to new and recurring work activities.
Performs professional level planning activities to include assisting with the development and implementation of short/long-term plans transit services (routing/scheduling), monitoring and reporting on performance, land-use reviews and managing ‘next-bus’ vehicle announcement system
- Public transit systems;
- Data analysis methods;
- Principles of forecasting and estimation;
- Project management principles;
- Planning principles and practices of transit services planning;
- Techniques and concepts of transit services planning;
- Policies and integration of transit services;
- Developing and maintaining transit plans;
- Managing projects;
- Monitoring and analyzing fixed route ridership and schedule performance data;
- Reviewing site development proposals and requests for new or improved transit facilities;
- Analyzing data;
- Applying 3-dimensional thinking;
- Performing mathematical computations;
- Operating computers, mapping, and other specialized software
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, and the general public sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Washington Driver’s License.
Must submit to criminal background check, the results of which must meet hiring criteria for the role.
Positions in this class typically require: fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motion.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field and three years of professional transit planning experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.