Transportation Planner Senior (Underfill Opportunity)

  • City of Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
  • May 14, 2024
Full Time Planning and Development Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $71,094.40 - $103,334.40 Annually USD

Job Description

Introduction

The Senior Transportation Planner performs advanced level professional planning relating to the City's roadway, transit, airport, bicycle, equestrian trails, walking trails, or pedestrian transportation networks.

Minimum Qualifications

Transportation Planner Senior
Salary Range: $71,094.40 - $103,334.40
Education and Experience:
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering, or Public Administration or a transportation related field from an accredited educational institution,
  • Five years of progressively responsible planning or project coordination experience.
  • A Master's Degree, membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners or registration as a Professional Engineer may substitute for up to two years of direct work experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.
Transportation Planner (Underfill)
Salary Range: $61,401.60 - $89,273.60
Education and Experience:
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering, Public Administration or a related transportation field from an accredited educational institution, and two years of professional planning experience OR
  • Four years of progressively responsible planning or project coordination experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis.
Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements:
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department/services assignment.

Essential Functions

Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following:
  • Acts as a leader in the development of long-range master plans for roadway, transit, airport, bicycle, equestrian trials, walking trails, or pedestrian transportation.
  • Serves as a primary presenter and moderator at plan or project meetings with residents, businesses and other property owners, as well as City Boards/Commissions and Council.
  • Coordinates the preparation and distribution of public information to support public meetings.
  • Identifies and guides the implementation of new capital improvement projects and manages detailed project planning and preliminary designs for projects ranging in size from several thousand to over ten million dollars each, including both construction projects for airport landside and airside improvements or specifications/purchasing of transit rolling stock.
  • Participates in the selection and management of consultant teams, including day-to-day direction on activities and review of invoices and pay applications.
  • Prepares in-house design concept reports, cost estimates and project schedules for small to large-scale CIP projects.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • This position may sometimes demand extended periods of time in the field requiring extensive walking across rough and uneven surfaces, and exposure to moderate to extreme weather conditions.
  • When not in the field, work is performed in a City office environment.
  • Lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
  • Operate a computer and a variety of office equipment using continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movements.
  • Measure distances and quantities using various instruments requiring precise hand movements.
  • Travels to/from meetings and various locations.
  • Ride in all forms of transit vehicles for extended periods of time.
To view the full job description, work environment and physical demands, click here .

Benefits Highlights:
The City of Scottsdale offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • 12 Paid Holidays, which includes 1 Floating Holiday
  • Vacation Accrual; starts at 10.3 hours/month
  • Sick Leave Accrual; 8 hours/month
  • Medical (which includes behavioral health coverage), Dental and Vision Benefits
  • City Paid Basic Life Insurance (equal to one times employee annual salary); option of Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement; $2,500/year
  • Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Defined benefit plan with mandatory employer and employee contributions currently at 12.29% which includes a Long-Term Disability benefit
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans through Nationwide; 457
  • Pet Insurance
  • Bilingual pay compensation
Please visit the Benefits Information page for more information.

Selection Process:
The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state "See Resume" in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process that may include a panel interview. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening that may include:
  • Fingerprinting search of the national FBI Database
  • Criminal Background screening
The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time, potentially without advance notice.

PLEASE NOTE: Years of experience are based on a work schedule of 2,080 hours per year for full-time positions and 1,040 hours per year for part-time positions, and while work experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis, depending upon the job classification, education may not be substituted for work experience.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change .
Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2024 11:59 PM Arizona

Job Address

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