Georgia Department of Revenue Office of Planning-TRP060-Transportation Planning Specialist 1-PG H- Planner 1 in Fulton, Georgia

Office of Planning-TRP060-Transportation Planning Specialist 1-PG H- Planner 1

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Under supervision, provides entry level professional support in transportation planning activities including multimodal short and long range transportation plans and geographic planning analysis.

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Under close supervision, performs duties at a beginning working level in the planning and analysis of the statewide transportation system existing and future needs. Duties may include:

Responsible for understanding and communicating the transportation conditions and needs within assigned area and making recommendations for improvements

Analyzing, interpreting, and/or applying federal and state regulations, laws and policies

Writing technical documents and executive briefings

Managing consultant transportation planning contracts

Data collection and analysis for programmed transportation projects including collecting existing traffic and crash data

Other transportation-planning related job duties as assigned.

NOTE: This position may require statewide travel with occasional overnight stays

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The selected candidate must meet the advertised minimum qualifications to include State Entry Qualifications as well as Agency Specific Minimum Qualifications.

STATE ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university and One year of experience in a transportation-related area.

AGENCY SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following fields: transportation planning, rural/ urban planning, regional planning, urban studies, policy studies, geography, statistics, economics, or closely related field

  • OR a Bachelor degree from an ABET accredited college or university in Civil Engineering with course work experience (or a minor) in any of the aforementioned planning fields. (If selected for the position, you will be required to provide an original college transcript.

  • Committed to providing quality customer service.

Works well with others to achieve team/organizational goals.

  • Possesses strong oral communication skills, expresses ideas and facts to individuals or groups effectively

  • Display high standard of ethical conduct and understand the impact of violating these standards on organization, self, and others.

  • Ability to gather, interpret, and summarize information for the purpose of writing technical reports/documents; working level proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Ability to effectively apply new knowledge and skills in work to adapt quickly to change.

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.

  • Ability to effectively manage own priorities setting well-defined and realistic personal goals.

  • Ability to apply innovative solutions in solving problems.

  • Ability to work well with others to achieve team/organizational goals.

AGENCY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One or more years of experience in managing or working on highway transportation planning related projects and/or studies.

  • Master’s degree in transportation planning, rural/urban planning, regional planning, urban studies, policy studies, geography studies, geography, statistics, economics, or a closely related field.

  • Possesses experience analyzing, interpreting, and/or applying federal or state regulations.

  • Possesses experience in the planning and analysis of transportation systems.

  • Possesses experience and/or knowledge of transportation funding sources, particularly federal and state programs.

  • Ability to coordinate and communicate with the team to accomplish goals and deadlines; excellent in internal and external customer service.

  • Possess experience with HCS and/or ArcGIS software.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL GDOT JOBS

The interview is just one part of the overall selection process and is not the only criteria used to make the final selection. In addition to the interview, the final selection is based on the applicant’s work history and performance (documented in HR and/or Office files), PeopleSoft/employee status (i.e. rehire code), employee performance reviews, personnel file review (HR & Office Files), criminal background check, employment reference checks (including references and commendations from Managers and other relevant documentation) and, for supervisory positions, demonstrated leadership skills based on past and current work history will be considered. Good Employment Standing: In accordance with the Interview and Selection Process (ISP), an applicant must have no active disciplinary actions to be in good employment standing. Actions that may disqualify an applicant include letters of reprimand (active for 12 months after issuance date); suspension without pay or disciplinary demotion (active for 12 months from the effective date); Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) and Leave Restriction Plans (active until 12 months after the date of conclusion). In addition, an employee must have an overall e-Performance rating score of three (3) or higher on their most current evaluation. Please note that Memorandums of Concern are not considered disqualifying factors. Human Resources may remove any employee from consideration for selection who is pending a disciplinary action; however, if the action is resolved in the employee’s favor, he or she will be allowed to compete.

THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUCEMENT

THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.

THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.

UPON PROMOTION, IF INTERNAL, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL RECEIVE 10% or THE GDOT JOB SPECIFIC MINIMUM SALARY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

GDOT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience in transportation-related work.

Job Transportation

Primary Location GA-Fulton-Atlanta

Shift Day Job

Number of Openings 1

Job Posting Jan 14, 2019

Closing Date Jan 28, 2019

Job Number: TRA01KH