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Sr. Planner Transportation - Pasco County, FL (ID: 292752)

Title Sr. Planner Transportation
Type Transportation
Date Posted January 1, 2018
City / Organization Pasco County, FL
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Salary Disclosure/General Description

Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $55,188.00
Salary Range for this Position: $55,188.00 - $90,067.00

Current Pasco County Employees:  Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.

Department:  Planning & Development / Long Range Planning Division

Location:  New Port Richey

General Description:  Advanced and responsible professional planning work of complex specialized projects and studies with a minimum of supervision.

Essential Job Functions


Prepares comprehensive plan elements and amendments, special area reports and projections on the basis of data, changing conditions and policy direction.  Programs and monitors the development, planning, regulatory review and design control and economic development strategies for special planning areas and large scale projects.  Analyzes and evaluates pertinent data and plan development.  Correlates a variety of statistical and planning data for the Comprehensive Plan.  Confers with County and municipal officials and the general public. Plans, develops, and conducts special studies relative to land use and occupancy; street, road, and arterial activity center location and usage; water and sewage facilities; multimodal transportation systems; and recreational and cultural needs of the County.  Interprets and communicates to others the function and intent of State, regional, and local land use laws, rules, and regulations.  Prepares and delivers speeches to business, professional, civic, and neighborhood groups and associations.  May plan, organize, and review the work of subordinates.  Performs related work as required.  Senior Planners may be assigned a specialty area of focus from defined job functions.
Transportation Focus
Technical and administrative review, and preparation of traffic impact studies including developing transportation related conditions of approval for a variety of land development projects and proposals such as Developments of Regional Impacts (DRI), land use plan amendments, re-zonings and site plans. Technical and administrative review of transportation impact/mobility fee proposals and studies. Technical review of substandard roadway and access management studies. Coordination and review of development projects for consistency with the County's short and long range multimodal transportation plans, Land Development Code, and related Comprehensive Plan Goals, Objectives, and Policies (GOP) with the multimodal Transportation Plan of the Metropolitan Planning Organization and its GOP's. Coordination with internal and external departments for consistency with future roadway, transit, sidewalk and bicycle plans.  Implement transportation related requirements included in various existing and future adopted County ordinances and resolutions.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Knowledge of the principles and accepted practices of public planning. Knowledge as to methods of collection and analysis of planning data and experience in the preparation of planning reports and studies.  Ability to and experience with presenting ideas and findings clearly and concisely in both written and oral form.  Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of subordinates.  Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with subordinates, superiors, other County departments, community officials, citizens and State and Federal officials.  Ability and experience addressing civic organizations and committees.  Ability to operate a personal computer, GIS and presentation software.

Knowledge of principles and techniques, and experience in the review and development of traffic impact studies. Knowledge of trip generation, trip distribution, and assignment techniques related to traffic impact studies. Knowledge of, and experience with level of service (LOS), and signal timing determination Software such as Highway Capacity Software (HCS) and SYNCHRO. Knowledge of basic concepts of vehicular access management as relates to review of land development proposals. Knowledge and experience in administrating the review process for various traffic studies. Experience in writing conditions of approval as it pertains to transportation issues for proposed developments. Skilled in utilizing computer database and spreadsheet programs and software. While not required, experience with State of Florida or other State requirements including state statutes and rules in review of DRI's for land development proposals is desired.  AICP preferred.


Minimum Requirements


PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in urban planning or a related field and four years of professional experience in urban planning, urban design and/or economic development. Experience in planning, programming and processing applications for large scale projects and area plans.   Specialties in experience may be focused in Comprehensive Planning, Transportation Planning, Urban Design and Transit Oriented Design, and/or Economic Development and Redevelopment. 

In-House applicants: The Degree Alternative Program (DAP) does not apply to this posting.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:  Must possess a valid driver's license.

ADA STATEMENT:  A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter 55A-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.

Job Post Expiration Date   February 2, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .