$85,150 - $103,506 yearlyCity and County of San Francisco San Francisco, CA, USA
Jul 08, 2019Full time
DEFINITION Under general supervision, the 5288 Transportation Planner II performs urban mass transit and/or transportation planning work. The essential functions of this job include: evaluating and making recommendations on technical aspects of transit planning and/or capital programming, which involve various transit or other transportation modes; collecting, compiling and analyzing field and other data concerning urban mass transit and transportation activities; preparing correspondence in response to public, Commission or other agency inquiries; interpreting and integrating transit and/or transportation policies; developing and evaluating proposals for planning and coordinating the implementation of transit route and service changes; making presentations to community, business and other groups; assisting in the preparation, analysis, or evaluation of reports and plans for various urban mass transit and/or transportation planning projects and/or grant requests; designing, preparing and/or directing the preparation of visual materials; reviewing and interpreting legislation and codes; and applying computer-assisted analytical techniques to evaluate transit and other transportation planning projects. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES This job code is distinguished from the 5289 Transportation Planner III, in that assignments in the latter are of greater and more complex nature. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list. 1. Assists in or has responsibility for the preparation, analysis, or evaluation of reports and plans for various urban mass transit and/or transportation planning projects and grant requests, including use of technical, social, economic and physical data. 2. Designs, prepares, and/or directs the preparation of visual materials including graphs, charts, maps and models to illustrate presentations of transit and/or transportation projects. 3. Reviews, interprets and applies legislation and codes related to transit and other transportation planning to develop and implement transit and/or transportation projects. 4. Makes presentations to community, business and other groups to explain mass transit and/or other transportation projects. 5. Assists in managing transportation and/or paratransit projects along with the preparation of requests for grant proposals and contract documents. 6. Interprets and integrates transit and/or transportation policy in the review of proposed development projects and environmental impact reports. 7. Develops, evaluates proposals for planning, and coordinates implementation of, transit route, service and operational changes. Includes the development and assessment of proposed changes to paratransit services, transit routes and service levels, paratransit service policies, assessment of traffic impacts, and presentation to other City staff. 8. Evaluates and makes recommendations on technical aspects of transit planning, capital, or operating projects in San Francisco involving various transit modes such as light rail, trolley coach, motor coach and cable car; auto traffic; bicycle and pedestrian transportation and paratransit parking. 9. Collects, compiles and analyzes field and other data to prepare and evaluate plans and proposals concerning public transit and transportation activities. 10. Applies computer-assisted analytical techniques to evaluate and/or forecast planning and operational data to assist in formulating transit and/or transportation planning programs. 11. Prepares correspondence in response to public, Commission or other agency inquiries. 12. Performs other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: the principles, practices and techniques of various phases of urban mass transit and/or transportation planning; data sources for transit/transportation research; statistical and research methods; rafting, mapping and information dissemination techniques. Ability to: communicate clearly and write technical reports; deal tactfully and effectively with the general public, governmental officials, professional and technical persons and other employees. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement. 1. Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Transportation, Transportation Engineering, Public Administration or other closely related field; OR 2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university preferably in transportation, mass transit planning or other closely related field; AND two (2) years of transit planning and/or transportation planning experience. Substitution: Additional transit planning and/or transportation planning experience beyond the Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for year basis. Additional post-graduate education as described in item 1 of the Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for required experience on a year-for-year basis (30 semester units/45 quarter units equal one (1) year of experience).