Planner Iii, IV, Or V - Transportation Planning And Programming

Texas Department Of Transportation Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

The essential duties for this job include:

Planner III

  • Assists with budget preparation; monitors and estimates future costs.

  • Conducts research and analysis on complex issues, legislation, departmental policies and assists in developing departmental policy positions pertinent to those issues and areas of expertise.

  • Coordinates planning projects involving districts, divisions, various public transportation interests, research endeavors with universities, other agencies and/or local, state and federal agencies.

  • Develops and monitors statistical performance measures.

  • Oversees maintenance of legislative and policy documents and commonly requested data and statistics.

  • Works with consultants, vendors and other entities.

  • Reviews and evaluates plans and related documents to ensure compliance with applicable state or federal requirements and conformance to acceptable professional standards.

  • Serves in an advisory capacity of departmental staff.

  • Stays abreast of transportation industry changes and requirements, policies, procedures and legislation.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

Planner IV

  • Assists with budget preparation; monitors and estimates future costs.

  • Conducts research and analysis on complex issues, legislation, departmental policies and assists in developing departmental policy positions pertinent to those issues and areas of expertise.

  • Coordinates planning projects involving districts, divisions, various public transportation interests, research endeavors with universities, other agencies and/or local, state and federal agencies.

  • Develops and implements short and long-range local and statewide plans and projects.

  • Develops and monitors statistical performance measures.

  • Evaluates consultant performance for contractual compliance.

  • Oversees maintenance of legislative and policy documents and commonly requested data and statistics.

  • Works with consultants, vendors and other entities.

  • Reviews and evaluates plans and related documents to ensure compliance with applicable state or federal requirements and conformance to acceptable professional standards.

  • Serves in an advisory capacity of departmental staff.

  • Stays abreast of transportation industry changes and requirements, policies, procedures and legislation.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

Planner V

  • Assists with budget preparation; monitors and estimates future costs.

  • Conducts research and analysis on complex issues, legislation, departmental policies and assists in developing departmental policy positions pertinent to those issues and areas of expertise.

  • Coordinates planning projects involving districts, divisions, various public transportation interests, research endeavors with universities, other agencies and/or local, state and federal agencies.

  • Develops and implements short and long-range local and statewide plans and projects.

  • Develops and monitors statistical performance measures.

  • Evaluates consultant performance for contractual compliance.

  • Oversees maintenance of legislative and policy documents and commonly requested data and statistics.

  • Works with consultants, vendors and other entities.

  • Represents the Department at local, state and federal levels.

  • Reviews and evaluates plans and related documents to ensure compliance with applicable state or federal requirements and conformance to acceptable professional standards.

  • Serves in an advisory capacity of departmental staff.

  • Stays abreast of transportation industry changes and requirements, policies, procedures and legislation.

  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.

Competencies

The required competencies for this job include:

Planner III

  • Analyzing and organizing business and technical data

  • Applicable contract/grant/funding/project/program processes, policies and procedures

  • Manage a complex regional/statewide program, provide new perspectives, and develop and implement new initiatives

  • Developing and implementing programs

  • Applicable laws, rules and regulations

  • Composing correspondence and technical documents

  • Planning, coordinating and handling multiple projects within area of responsibility to meet short and long term deadlines

  • Research, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulations.

  • Exercises logic and reasoning to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; makes decisions that support business objectives and goals

  • Facilitating groups using effective communications methods; contributing to and guiding groups in defining objectives, staying on task and reaching consensus; soliciting participation, challenging ideas and summarizing accomplishments and planned actions

Planner IV

  • Analyzing and organizing business and technical data

  • Developing and implementing programs

  • Applicable contract/grant/funding/project/program processes, policies and procedures

  • Manage a complex regional/statewide program, provide new perspectives, and develop and implement new initiatives

  • Applicable laws, rules and regulations

  • Researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulations

  • Planning, coordinating and handling multiple projects within area of responsibility to meet short and long term deadlines

  • Exercises logic and reasoning to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; makes decisions that support business objectives and goals

  • Facilitating groups using effective communications methods; contributing to and guiding groups in defining objectives, staying on task and reaching consensus; soliciting participation, challenging ideas and summarizing accomplishments and planned actions

  • Composing correspondence and technical documents

  • Collaborates and cooperates with others and builds effective working relationships with internal and external members to accomplish organizational goals

Planner V

  • Analyzing and organizing business and technical data

  • Developing and implementing programs

  • Applicable contract/grant/funding/project/program processes, policies and procedures

  • Manage a complex regional/statewide program, provide new perspectives, and develop and implement new initiatives

  • Applicable laws, rules and regulations

  • Federal and State regulations that apply to and impact the work of the organization and its mission, goals, programs, and policies

  • Researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulations

  • Planning, coordinating and handling multiple projects within area of responsibility to meet short and long term deadlines

  • Exercises logic and reasoning to define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; makes decisions that support business objectives and goals

  • Facilitating groups using effective communications methods; contributing to and guiding groups in defining objectives, staying on task and reaching consensus; soliciting participation, challenging ideas and summarizing accomplishments and planned actions

  • Composing correspondence and technical documents

  • Collaborates and cooperates with others and builds effective working relationships with internal and external members to accomplish organizational goals

Education

This job requires the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Transportation/Urban Planning, Engineering, Business Admin. or related field.

Work Experience

This job requires the following:

  • 5 years in Planning, Research or legislative analysis-related activities

  • Experience can be satisfied by full-time or prorated part-time equivalent

  • Relevant experience may be substituted for education on a year per year basis.

Licenses and Certifications

The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job:

  • Valid driver's license

Conditions of Employment

Conditions of employment can be found at: http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/hrd/careers/standard-conditions.pdf.

Remarks

Resumes are accepted as additional information. However, you must complete the online application and include a summary of your work experience. 'See Resume' will not be accepted for work experience.

Applicant Information

Additional applicant information can be found at: http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/hrd/careers/applicant-information.pdf.

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM CST (Central Standard Time) on the Posting Close Date.


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