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Planner I - Multimodal

Palm Beach TPA

West Palm Beach, FL United States

How to Apply
URL: https://palmbeachtpa.org/careers
Email: humanresources@palmbeachtpa.org
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Position duties include:

  • Support the development of pedestrian, bicycle, and transit plans, programs, and projects.
  • Support the review, selection and implementation of pedestrian, bicycle, and transit projects for funding through the TPA's List of Priority Projects (LOPP) and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
  • Support the development and implementation of TD planning grant activities, including TDSP updates, CTC evaluations, TD LCB meetings, and other tasks associated with planning the TD paratransit system.
  • Support multimodal corridor studies, transit-supportive land use analysis, and health impact assessments to evaluate enhanced transit alternatives.
  • Assist with field reviews for pedestrian, bicycle, and transit improvements.
  • Assist with evaluation of roadway projects for Complete Streets and safety opportunities.
  • Participate in and support TPA events and initiatives including Complete Streets, Vision Zero, Safe Routes to School, transit workshops and analysis of first-last mile connections.
  • Perform technical analysis of transportation and land use planning tasks to support TPA objectives and meet state and federal requirements.
  • Review and analyze fatal crash locations and associated crash reports to summarize crash factors and report on the findings and safety recommendations.
  • Create, maintain, and analyze transportation data using the ESRI Suite and agency file structure.
  • Create and design maps, data visualizations, graphics, and documents using the ESRI Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and/or Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Prepare and occasionally present information to the TPA Board, committees, partner agencies, and the public.
  • Collaborate with TPA staff, consultants, local governments, partner agencies, key stakeholders, and the public in transportation planning processes.
  • Participate in partner agency committees.
  • Participate in public outreach and educational activities to share information and gather public input.
  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned to meet agency needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the position duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required, among educational, experience, and other qualifications. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in urban/regional planning or a related field is required.
  • Master's degree in urban/regional planning or a related field is preferred.
  • GIS experience analyzing transportation data and producing maps is preferred.
  • Experience working with a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is preferred.
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must have or obtain a valid Florida Driver's License and maintain a clean driving record.

Knowledge

  • Federal Regulations and State Statutes regulations related to transportation planning and programming.
  • Local government comprehensive planning requirements relating to transportation.
  • Transit systems, bicycle facilities, and pedestrian facilities constructed and operated in large urban areas.
  • Complete Streets, Vision Zero, and similar planning initiatives.
  • Florida's transportation planning process and programs.

Skills

  • Preparing and giving oral presentations.
  • Drafting and editing documents.
  • Speak English fluently.
  • Be knowledgeable of computer systems including ArcGIS and other databases, transit demand modeling platforms, Remix, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite.

Abilities

  • Communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Use computer applications including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative software suites.
  • Serve effectively in group activities such as teams, task forces, and committees.
  • Understand complex issues and explain them in "plain speak."
  • Work with moderate supervision and direction and to initiate projects, and activities without direction.
  • Work under pressure/stress with an extreme level of accuracy.
  • Understand and care for the diverse members of Palm Beach County's communities.
  • Be technically knowledgeable of multimodal transportation systems.
Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
--
Specialty
Transportation Planning
Salary Range
$57,287 - $91,660

Contact Information

Valerie Neilson
Address
301 Datura St
West Palm Beach, FL
33401
United States
Employer URL
Phone
561-725-0800
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