Responsible for all aspects of project management, outreach and presentation, and coordination for complex multi-modal transportation projects. Work assignments focused on long range transportation planning for corridors, subareas, and sites, providing exposure to a variety of transportation disciplines including bicycles, pedestrians, transit, automobiles, traffic operations, and transportation demand management (TDM). Conducts and reviews transportation studies and analyses, coordinates collection of, and manages, data and information, and develops mitigation plans. Prepares technical reports, correspondence and other written documents. Coordinates with staff, residents, activists, agencies, and elected officials. May supervise transportation planner(s). Fairfax County faces significant transportation challenges and is seeking innovative and context-sensitive solutions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field; plus four years of experience related to transportation planning.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ideal candidate will have strong background in land use and multimodal transportation planning. Strong project management, organizational, technical/analytical, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction, to organize and coordinate multiple projects and assignments and establish priorities, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials and the general public. Master's degree in transportation planning or a related field, Certification in Planning (AICP) and/or Professional Engineer (PE) license desirable.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is generally sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items under 25 pounds in weight. Occasional field work is required. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview.
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Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
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