Park City, Utah, JOB SUMMARY
Under the direction of the Transportation Planning Manager, and Deputy City Manager, provides professional expertise, project management and professional level analysis in compiling, planning and analyzing complex pedestrian, bicycle, transit and traffic data. Develops recommendations and professional level reports and presentations. Assists with planning capital road improvement, traffic signage, road striping, active transportation and traffic calming projects as well as long and short range transportation plans.
EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB DUTIES
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for analyzing traffic, transit, pedestrian and bicycle data and making professional recommendations to improve design, safety, comfort, accessibility and efficiency of infrastructure serving these modes and insure consistency with applicable planning regulations, policies, and the General Plan.
Assists in preparation and day-to-day management of the annual department budget.
Conducts transportation related analysis, and project and program delivery for long-range and current adopted planning documents.
Utilizes local planning and transportation standards (e.g., Federal, State and City Codes, and the MUTCD) in developing and recommending transportation policies, plans and projects.
Researches, develops and delivers educational tools to improve transportation network safety and efficiency.
Provides professional level assessments, recommendations, research, analysis and presentations to Transportation Planning Manager, Transit Director, City Management Team, City Manager, Planning Commission, City Council, and other task forces, committees or inter-agency groups as assigned.
Provide concept design and project management services for transportation infrastructure projects.
Effectively coordinates with planners, construction managers, architects, landscape architects, engineers, attorneys and other professionals regarding City transportation plans, policies and projects.
Coordinates as directed with State and Federal transportation agencies to maintain effective working relationship and achieve positive project outcomes.
Manages consultants working under contract with the City to achieve specified project outcomes.
Non-Essential Job Functions:
Participates with other departments on inter-departmental committees as assigned.
Other duties as assigned or directed.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, run, talk and hear.
• The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or operate objects, controls, or tools.
• Must be able to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste and smell.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
• Work is performed primarily in a climate controlled office setting. May involved extended periods of sitting, typing on a keyboard, and using a telephone among other office equipment including copier, fax, etc. Some work may be performed primarily in vehicles and outdoor settings, and in all weather conditions including extreme temperature extremes.
• Periodic exposure to stressful situations
• May require small amounts of travel to and from meetings, trainings and conferences.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to low.
• Occasional non-traditional working hours which may include evening and weekend meetings.
The physical demands and work environments described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Accommodations will be examined on a case-by-case basis.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required by personnel so classified.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Working knowledge of concepts, principles, techniques, and legal aspects of integrated urban and regional land use and transportation planning, and multi-modal transportation planning and implementation.
• Working knowledge of interdisciplinary practices, analytical tools and recent trends affecting transportation planning.
• Working knowledge of State and Federal multi-modal transportation and transit planning principles, procedures, regulations, legislative and funding processes.
• Working knowledge of basic transportation and traffic engineering principles and transportation/transit facilities design.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other divisions, and the public.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and in public speaking before various sized groups and media interaction.
• Ability to work collaboratively in a self-managed team environment.
• Ability to work independently in completing assignments, including setting, communicating and maintaining project deadlines and budgets.
• Professional level GIS\CAD and Microsoft Excel knowledge.
• General knowledge of traffic data collection technologies and protocols.
• Ability to compile transportation volume studies, spot speed studies, roadway and intersection capacity studies, travel time and delay studies, traffic characteristics studies, safety surveys, and roadway capacity studies.
• Ability to organize and independently supervise projects and meet deadlines, and coordinate projects between several people or departments.
• Purchasing experience to include working with vendors, bidding processes, and budgeting. Must understand city codes and ordinances in conjunction with bidding process.
• Ability to obtain City NIMS certifications.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University in transportation planning, urban planning, engineering or a related field.
• 5 years experience in transportation planning\engineering, and/or urban planning.
• Advanced computer literacy in either GIS\CAD applications, or Adobe Suite programs, and Microsoft Office software
• Valid Utah State Driver’s License.
• Public sector experience.
• Demonstrated project management experience.
• Master’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.