The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position Senior Mobility Planner for the Planning and Development Management Division.
Broward County, Florida is seeking a knowledgeable principal professional and technical resource person responsible for strategic planning, expanding transit-oriented development and developing multi-modal transportation initiatives, programs, and projects in coordination with partner agencies. Broward County, located in southeast Florida, has a population of approximately 1.9 million and is one of the most diverse and dynamic areas in the United States. This outstanding position offers a unique and challenging opportunity for an experienced professional interested in joining a progressive and highly successful organization.
The successful applicant for this position will demonstrate strong management/teamwork skills, knowledge of the principles, practices, and objectives of multimodal transportation planning, including the analysis of data and preparation of planning reports and studies. Knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in vehicular, bicycle/pedestrian, multimodal, environmental, and urban/regional transportation planning. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are required.
Performs advanced professional and highly technical planning work managing a major segment of program administration in a county planning agency.
Works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
Conducts analysis of transportation networks using data such as traffic volumes, transit ridership, crash and other essentials data to determine levels of service and other public service efficiencies.
Prepares and coordinates plans and programs to improve the efficiency of the transportation system; provides interagency coordination; manages specific transportation projects and assists in the implementation of community programs.
Assists in the funding of transportation projects through Federal, State and regional grants; performs grant writing and grants program management and administration.
Attends construction meetings providing alternatives to technical solutions and coordination between different construction projects.
Manages front counter and customer service duties regarding review of construction plans and assists customers with any questions about Broward County's permitting process.
Provides customers and staff continual technical support throughout the review process; recommends program and procedural changes; provides supervision, technical guidance and support to professional planning staff.
Reviews all plans for building permits in the unincorporated area of Broward County for the issuance of development orders for building permits and the calculation of development review and impact fees.
Updates spatial data to the County's spatial database servers, an electronic geographic data repository; performs online GIS (geographic information system) application development and internet data-sharing improvements: promoting the County's commitment to e-government and innovation.
Fulfills requests made by County Administration and Board of Commissioners for maps and data; provides technical and data quality assistance to GIS users throughout the County; trouble-shooting software, user, and computer-related problems impeding agency work.
Attends to public inquiries for data, maps and technical assistance, provides assistance to the public for knowledge about data and maps, generally by telephone or electronically, or in-person.
Prepares memoranda, reports and agenda items as required; regularly makes presentations at public and private meetings.
Conducts research and attends training for professional development.
Performs related work as assigned.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of electronic office equipment within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance:
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.
Emergency Management Responsibilities:
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities:
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in urban planning or closely related field.
Requires two (2) years responsible professional planning experience including two (2) years of lead work/supervisory experience depending upon area of assignment.
Special Certifications and Licenses Required:
Master's Degree from a four year (4) accredited college or university in transportation planning, land use planning, urban planning, public administration, government relations or a closely related field.
Professional experience in transportation planning, transit, and multimodal policy.
Professional experience in government relations, policy analysis or public administration in a government environment.
Professional experience conducting spatial, network, and geostatistical analysis in ArcGIS.
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Professional Transportation Planner (PTP)
Internal Number: 1404756
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