Job Description

Title: Transportation Planning Programs Specialist


State Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist II


Hiring Range: $63,988-$103,981


Pay Band: 5


Agency: VA Dept of Transportation


Location: Annex Building


Agency Website: https://www.vdot.virginia.gov/


Recruitment Type: General Public - G


Job Duties


The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is excited to announce an opportunity to serve as the Transportation Planning Programs Specialist.

This position is the agency’s Planning Specialist for the Park and Ride / Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program within the Transportation and Mobility Planning Division (TMPD). This position will coordinate with local, regional, and state planning entities on multimodal planning activities and TDM strategies. This position also serves as the division’s Title VI Coordinator and provides support to the division’s Active Transportation programs to include the Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Program and the State Trails Office. Support urban and rural planning functions. Conduct technical and geospatial analyses to support development of recommended improvements and strategies to meet future multimodal and active transportation needs. Support ongoing communication and collaboration with local and regional governments, state agencies, and other stakeholders. Utilize geographic information system (GIS) technology to plan, inventory, and assess park and ride as well as active transportation facilities, support mapping and geospatial data management and analysis, and facilitate planning activities such as corridor studies, long range plans, project prioritization, and demand estimation. Conduct periodic park and ride and active transportation facilities use counts and analysis, and other fieldwork as required.


Minimum Qualifications


• Demonstrated proficiency in geographic information system (GIS) technology, software, and applications.
• Ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and complete multiple assignments within scheduled timeframes.
• Skill and ability to positively interact with staff, citizens, government officials, and other stakeholders.
• Knowledge of TDM strategies, park and ride program planning, and active transportation.
• Ability to evaluate, develop, and maintain innovative solutions for TDM, multimodal, and active transportation initiatives.
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local transportation planning and land use regulations, procedures, and policies.
• Knowledge of long-range transportation planning to include transportation studies, traffic analyses, forecasting, and data collection and analysis.
• Demonstrated proficiency in geographic information system (GIS) technology, software, and applications.
• Ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and complete multiple assignments within scheduled timeframes.
• Skill and ability to positively interact with staff, citizens, government officials, and other stakeholders.
• Knowledge of TDM strategies, park and ride program planning, and active transportation.
• Ability to evaluate, develop, and maintain innovative solutions for TDM, multimodal, and active transportation initiatives.
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local transportation planning and land use regulations, procedures, and policies.
• Knowledge of long-range transportation planning to include transportation studies, traffic analyses, forecasting, and data collection and analysis.
• Ability to conduct multimodal and active transportation related fieldwork.


Additional Considerations


• Experience in long-range transportation planning to include transportation studies, traffic analyses, forecasting, and data analysis.
• Experience in developing and implementing transportation demand management (TDM) strategies, park and ride program planning and management, and active transportation.
• Experience as liaison with diverse groups – staff, citizens, government officials, and other stakeholders. Certified Planner with American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
• A combination of training, experience, or education in Transportation, Urban, or Regional Planning, Geography, or related field is desired.


Special Instructions


You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.


You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Once onboarded, this position may be eligible for telework opportunities; availability, hours, and duration of telework shall be approved as outlined in the Commonwealth telework policy.

We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

VDOT utilizes a market-based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment within 90 days.

VDOT is an emergency operation agency. Positions physically working within Central Office locations may be designated upon request and coordination among the respective District Engineer or Administrator and Chief. Assignments are updated annually. Not all designated employees are provided an emergency operations assignment.

This position requires a fingerprint based Criminal History Background Check, DMV Record Check and Work History Verification with references.


Contact Information


Name: Audrey Phillips


Phone: 804-837-4748


Email: audrey.phillips@vdot.virginia.gov


 


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.


Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.

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Location

Richmond, VA USA

Job Overview
Job Posted:
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