Transportation Planning Program Coordinator

Start Date: February 2024  Compensation: $75,150.40 - $108,971.20

General Description/Information

Class Summary

Performs a variety of technical, analytical and administrative duties associated with transit, active transportation, and accessibility planning and programs, transit service contracts, and transportation project development and design.

Responsibilities/Duties

Essential Functions

  1. Monitors the City's transit systems and related programs; identifies trends and trip patterns; tracks data for possible fraud/abuse and billing inconsistencies; works with external agencies to develop paratransit, RideChoice and Fixed Route bus operating cost estimates; brings issues and recommendations to leadership.
  2. Assists in developing active transportation, accessibility and transit capital projects, ensuring compliance with applicable Federal, state and local policies, rules, regulations, etc.
  3. Serves as contract administrator for transportation services; reconciles discrepancies; assists in developing, reviewing, negotiating and monitoring transportation related contracts and agreements.
  4. Represents the City at various meetings and on various boards and transportation related committees.
  5. Prepares fiscal reports and documents; prepares program cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitors and tracks expenditures; prepares performance metrics; advises leadership on budget concerns.
  6. Prepares grant applications and monitors grant funding.
  7. Maintains inventory of transit materials.
  8. Maintains and updates program related records and files.
  9. Assists the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator to implement the City's ADA Transition Plan.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Methods, principles, procedures, objectives and standard practices of transit system operations and transportation planning, administration and implementation; Americans with Disabilities Act laws, standards and best practices.
  2. The principles and practices of public administration and local government policies, procedures, structure and services; applicable federal, state, county and local codes governing transit planning and transit operations.
  3. The principles and practices of public administration and local government policies, procedures, structure and services; municipal administration and budget preparation procedures including contract management and administration; monitor spending levels and reconcile budgets; grants and grant accounting.
  4. Oversee smaller capital improvement projects; prepare and present oral and written reports, graphic presentations and technical reports and maintain written correspondence (i.e., program surveys and evaluations; etc.).
  5. Operate a motor vehicle and abide by traffic laws and rules.
  6. Read and interpret technical and operational documents, maps and diagrams; conduct research, analyze data and findings and prepare clear and concise reports, maps and recommendations.
  7. Apply customer service principles and procedures; operate standard office equipment including a personal computer and related software or programs.
  8. Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  9. Present a positive public image and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, elected officials, governmental agencies and the public.

Qualifications/Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Transportation Planning, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field; and four (4) years of experience in transportation planning, public transportation, active transportation, capital projects, urban planning or other related field; and a valid Driver's License with acceptable driving record; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Additional Information

Position closes on January 22, 2024