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Title: Planner/Assistant Scheduler
Company: County Connection
Location: Concord, California
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 143560
REPORTS TO: Manager of Planning

SALARY RANGE: $68,183 - $89,750 Annually

The Planner/Assistant Scheduler will provide assistance in the planning and analysis of system performance, as well as in the implementation of all scheduling functions. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing planning assistance and developing recommendations for service improvements.

  • Assisting the Chief Scheduler in all tasks related to scheduling, run-cutting, and location of bus stops, benches, and shelters. Conducting field visits of existing or potential sites. Updating and maintaining scheduling software as needed.

  • Preparing schedules and Operator assignments which meet the practices and policies stipulated in the Memorandum of Understanding.

  • Coordinating and distributing internal scheduling documents, including paddles, headways, run-cuts, bid forms and street-by-streets. Preparing new scheduling documents in response to changes in the operating environment.

  • Gathering, preparing, and transferring data from all source media (ridership data base, paper trip cards, and contractor records.)

  • Protecting data through regular back-ups. Overseeing the storage and management of all hard copy data (trip cards). Monitoring data log-in sheets.

  • Collecting and verifying all relevant operational data for the preparation of monthly reports for the Planning Department.

Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, with a degree in urban planning, transportation engineering or planning, public administration, political science, or similar field plus one to two years related experience in planning, data entry, database management, and systems support. Must have strong working knowledge of MS Excel, including advanced spreadsheet applications.

  • Knowledge of bus operations, including differing trip patterns, day types, break time, and deadhead versus revenue service.

  • Knowledge of database concepts, configurations, and maintenance; experience with SQL or Oracle databases.

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