Transit Systems 2019-10-04 2019-11-08

Associate Transit Planner - Service Development

Company: Spokane Transit Authority View more listings
Location: Spokane, Washington
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 116739
Website: https://www.spokanetransit.com/employment/job-listings/associate-transit-planner

Spokane Transit is searching for their next Associate Transit Planner. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting and leading in core planning and development functions as assigned, including a wide variety of professional and technical activities. Work includes responsibility to lead, as assigned, the preparation of plans and reports and administration of service development activities. or implement service development functions analysis of ridership, operational characteristics, demographics, regional transportation modeling, GIS mapping and other elements to support service evaluation and long-range system planning. Work involves participating in public outreach efforts to solicit input on service changes, route facilities and other comprehensive planning and service development activities. Work also includes participation in a wide range of external planning studies and interagency work groups. Work requires applying a wide range of technical and professional transit planning knowledge to work activities, which combine recurring and new work situations. This position will perform Service Development specific functions as stated on page two of the job description.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • GIS Mapping Experience

  • Data collection and analysis

  • Knowledge and experience with grants prep

  • Desire to provide unparalleled transportation services to the public

  • Team player

  • B.A. or B.S. in Urban Planning or related field

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Masters in Urban Planning or related field

  • 3+ years experience in transit planning

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
  • Maintain accurate records on passenger facilities and identify requirements for service improvements.

  • Coordinate with operating departments and partner agencies in the provision of passenger shelters, stop signage and ADA accessibility.

  • Prepare staff reports, technical documentation and planning guidelines to support the functions of the Department.

  • Research, evaluate and recommend to the Principal Planner, programs and courses of action for transit planning; data collection and analysis; and grant preparation and administration.

  • Support compliance.

WE OFFER
  • Competitive wages and benefits

  • $57,017 to $76,410 Annual Salary

  • Great medical plans with low premiums

  • Vision

  • Dental

  • PERS retirement

  • VEBA HRA contributions

  • Basic life and long term disability insurance

  • Competitive vacation and sick leave

  • Free bus pass for employees and dependents

  • Flexible schedule

To apply, please visit the job listings page at spokanetransit.com.

Spokane Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity/race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Transit Job Listing - Associate Transit Planner - Service Development