8/24/2018 at 5pm or until 100 applicants
About Redwood City
Redwood City is a Charter City operating under the council-manager form of government. The City Council consists of seven members who are elected at-large to four-year staggered terms (with a four-term limit). Council Members select the Mayor and Vice Mayor from amongst their colleagues to serve in those respective capacities for a period of two years.
The city is a full service city with the departments of Library, Police, Fire, Community Development, Parks Recreation and Community Services, Public Works, and Finance, along with the City Manager's Office, City Clerk's Office, and City Attorney's Office. Municipal services are delivered with the support of over 500 employees.
The City of Redwood City is a values-driven organization and a leader in the bay area. Redwood City's Core Purpose is "Build a Great Community Together" and our employees play a vital and indispensable role in realizing this purpose.
We're looking for creative individuals dedicated to excellence, service and integrity. We offer a wide range of public service career opportunities with potential for growth and advancement. We also offer highly competitive salary and benefits, employee development opportunities, along with alternate work schedules and generous vacation and holidays. So if you're passionate and bright, community-oriented, creative and committed, we hope you consider making the City of Redwood City your next career home.
About the Redwood City Community
Located in the Silicon Valley at the center of the San Francisco Peninsula, the City of Redwood City is known as a creative, innovative and dynamic organization and community. With a population of over 78,000, the city has a healthy blend of residential, commercial and industrial elements in a community that stretches from the San Francisco Bay to the hills of the San Francisco peninsula.
The city is home to a vibrant Caltrain station where commuters from both San Jose to the south, and San Francisco to the north, arrive into one of the most tech-savvy communities in the world. Redwood City offers outstanding accommodations, top entertainment, and diverse dining options.
The City's pedestrian-friendly and distinctive Downtown honors the community's heritage and is home to a growing number of restaurants, and a vibrant mix of retail to fit every consumer mood.
The beautiful Courthouse Square stands as the centerpiece of Downtown and has become the gathering place for people from throughout the community and the peninsula. Redwood City enjoys a one-of-a-kind waterfront including the Redwood Shores neighborhood, with ample recreational opportunities right on the Bay. The community also boasts the only deep-water port in the south San Francisco Bay, has a yacht harbor, and offers numerous bayfront residential options.
The success and health of Redwood City is built upon the community's diversity, civic pride, strong neighborhoods, and each individual's sense of responsibility for making the City a better place for all. It's a terrific place to do business, with appealing neighborhoods supported by a strong sense of community, making Redwood City a natural place to call "home".
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1017 Middlefield Road Redwood City, 94063
The City of Redwood City's Community Development Department invites you to apply for the position of Senior Transportation Planner. The current opening is in the Engineering and Transportation Division of the Community Development Department and provides an excellent opportunity for an experienced transportation planner seeking variety and challenge. In addition to project management, the incumbent will coordinate with other City departments and regional transportation agencies and interact regularly with the public.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to the following: implementation of policies and programs from RWCmoves (citywide transportation plan); manage community outreach processes to develop transportation projects; support work of the Complete Streets Advisory Committee; apply for and administer grants; present transportation plans to a broad range of audiences; coordinate transportation planning activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and perform related duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will embrace the City's emphasis on excellent customer service; will be able to manage multiple tasks with conflicting demands on time and attention; will see the big picture while remaining detail-oriented; will demonstrate analytical ability and be able to synthesize and summarize information in a way that is easily understood; will have the ability to supervise staff; will use initiative and independent judgement; will be a team player who likes working with a variety of City staff and the public; and has a sense of humor.
Please click on the PDF link below to review the complete job announcement.
Job Announcement - Senior Transportation Planner #2562.pdf
City Of Redwood City, CA