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Transportation Planning Manager at City of Roswell (USA)

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Door Pavlina Dravecka / Bijgewerkt: 25 Jun 2015
Organisation: 
City of Roswell (USA)
Job profile: 
The purpose of this classification is to manage and direct the Transportation Planning Division of the Transportation Department including long and short term initiatives and goals.

The minimum qualifications are:
Bachelor’s degree in City Planning, Civil Engineering or closely related field. Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and/or City Planning preferred. AICP certification is desirable. Six (6) to nine (9) of experience in transportation planning, transportation engineering or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. Previous management or supervisory experience required.

Essential functions: 

  • Develops annual transportation goals and sets and/or revises performance standards to measure success. Prepares information on transportation issues, responds to complaints and requests from residents, and seeks funding from regional, state, and federal sources. 
  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals. Fosters a working environment in which teamwork and excellence is promoted, expected and is routinely provided. 
  • Develops and implements long and short term plans, goals, and objectives for the division; evaluates efficiency and effectiveness of division operations, methods and use of resources; implements improvements as needed. 
  • Develops and administers budget for assigned division; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget; determines capital equipment needs for division; reviews and approves budget items for purchase. 
  • Manages contract procurement process for assigned division; prepares requests for proposal packages; supervises work of contracted engineering firms and/or in-house engineering consultant. 
  • Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, codes, regulations and standards; conducts research and maintains an awareness of new issues, methods, equipment, trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature to stay up to date with best practices; maintains professional affiliations; participates in continuing education activities; attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions as appropriate. 
  • Attends meetings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed; participates on review committees, policy committees, safety committees, or other committees; represents the department at public meetings and community events.
  • Communicates with supervisors, City Administrator, Mayor and City Council, employees, other departments, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems; responds to requests for service or assistance. 
  • Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, time cards, supply lists, or other documents. 
  • Receives and reviews various forms, reports, correspondence, equipment operating manuals, procedures, handbooks, reference materials, manuals, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate. 
  • Operates a personal computer and other general office equipment as necessary to complete essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, or other system software. 
  • Follows safety procedures, reports unsafe activities and conditions, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals. 
  • Monitors inventory levels of supplies; ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct work activities; initiates requests for new or replacement items.
  • Transportation Planning 
  • Develops the planning and programming of multi-modal transportation capital projects and coordinates with GDOT, ARC, GRTA; secures and tracks funding from multiple sources; pursues listing of City projects on state and federal programs such as Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Regional Transportation Program (RTP); develops and coordinates projects with neighboring cities and counties such as the Comprehensive Transportation Plan with North Fulton cities. 
  • Develops transportation programs in collaboration with North Fulton cities, neighboring counties, GDOT, ARC, GRTA and North Fulton CID; coordinates transportation plans and fosters excellent working relationships. 
  • Updates the Transportation Master Plan (TMP) on an annual basis and prepares short-range to long-range capital improvement project listing and ranking; coordinates needs and projects with the Engineering Design Division; seeks funding from regional, state, and federal sources to support the TMP. 
  • Experience required in preparing corridor studies, sub-area needs studies and City or County wide comprehensive transportation plans using GIS. Familiarity with travel demand modeling, traffic simulation modeling and innovative community outreach programs required. Must have working knowledge of travel demand modeling and traffic simulation software, and GIS software. 
  • Manages and tracks transportation assets. 
  • Gathers public input and prepares information on transportation issues, and responds to complaints and requests from residents. Oversees applicable community outreach programs. Coordinates with City Community Outreach Manager. 
  • Manages the preparation of an annual travel survey of transportation needs for the City including origin-destination, congestion, identifying high accident locations, multi-modal needs and public opinion. 
  • Develops and operates state-of-the-art travel demand model and traffic simulation model to address City needs, in coordination with ARC and GDOT.
  • Performs multi-modal Planning and Conceptual Engineering corridor studies and feasibility studies to address needs. 
  • Develops and implements travel demand management techniques to reduce travel demand. 
  • Addresses City transit, paratransit and ridesharing needs by developing and coordinating programs. 
  • Uses GIS analysis and graphics to produce professional reports. 
Contract: 
Permanent
Full-time/part-time: 
Full time
Employer type: 
Public
Salary: 
starting salary will be $60,599 – $75,749
Country: 
Location: 
Roswell
Contact details
Name: 
James
Major
Telephone: 
(770) 641-3751
Email: 
major@roswellgov.com
Deadline for applications: 
31 jul 2015
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