Fairfax County, a diverse, dynamic and growing jurisdiction in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area is seeking a highly motivated and qualified planner to work across multiple disciplines in the transportation planning field. Serves as a project manager for land development review projects requiring an understanding of the functionality of a variety of transportation disciplines including (but not limited to) traffic operations, multi-modal transportation planning, public transportation, and pedestrian and bicycle planning. Work assignments will concentrate on the review and analysis of land development applications, with a significant focus on performing detailed analysis and evaluation of traffic impact studies and capacity analyses. Serves as a secondary technical reviewer to other Site Analysis staffers for Chapter 870 traffic analyses, and provide detailed comments on impacts and actions necessary to mitigate the impacts of land development projects.
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 two years of professional experience in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: Valid driver's license.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: An ideal candidate will have proven in their application through a detailed educational and work history, to be a self-motivated, dynamic, and creative traffic engineer/planner with a proven track record of generating creative solutions to transportation issues through developing and/or review of traffic impact analyses. Our preferred transportation planner will have experience in site plan review and evaluation; review and analysis of traffic impact analyses; evaluation of transportation network impacts on land use proposals; experience coordinating with local, state, and federal government organizations throughout professional planning projects; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong negotiation skills in contentious environments; ability to organize, coordinate, and establish priorities for multiple projects and assignments; and ability to work independently on assignments with minimal direction.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is generally sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items less than 25 pounds in weight. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview and may include exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
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.