Under general supervision from the Deputy Executive Director of Planning and Policy, or designee, manages, implements, and monitors transportation planning projects and programs, including long-range transportation planning and short-term traffic studies; completes technical assessments and prepares written project analyses; provides professional advice and assistance to the partner agencies and public on transportation planning, and environmental review; provides complex professional staff assistance to the Deputy Executive Director of Planning and Policy, other departments, and the public in areas of expertise; performs a variety of studies and prepares and presents staff reports; acts as a liaison for the Commission with a variety of private, public, and community organizations and regulatory agencies; performs related work as required.
The Ideal Candidate Will:
Possess knowledge of transportation and land use planning principles, travel demand modeling, concepts, standards, practices, and methodologies, including conducting analytical studies, evaluating alternatives, and making sound recommendations.
Possess principles and practices of program and project management, including developing scopes, budgets and timelines.
Understand current transportation and socio-economic trends and technologies.
Understand the relationship between transportation and land use and other land use planning principles as they relate to transportation.
Understand the relationship between state, regional, countywide and local transportation planning and funding activities including the Countywide Transportation Plan, the Transportation Expenditure Plan, the Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans, the Congestion Management Program, the Regional Transportation Plan, and the Sustainable Communities Strategy.
Key Responsibilities (not a comprehensive listing)
Manages, implements and monitors Commission transportation planning programs and projects, including long-range planning and short-term traffic studies; develops data, reports, explanations, and expert advice as needed by Commission management, Board, and advisory groups.
Conducts a variety of analytical and operational analyses regarding transportation and land use programs and projects; applies travel demand modeling techniques, compiles and analyzes complex data and makes calculations; prepares spreadsheets, geographic information system (GIS) maps, and establishes and maintains a comprehensive database.
Solicits funding from Federal, State, and other governmental entities for development and delivery of transportation projects and studies; completes funding/grants applications, including gathering data and writing project descriptions and developing project fund projections; submits applications and serves as primary contact for questions; develops reports upon project close-outs.
Serves as project manager on planning and development projects as directed, which includes overseeing project development, coordination with partner agencies and other Commission departments, preparation and posting of public notices, background research, environmental review, preparation of staff reports, scheduling meetings and hearings, and monitoring of project implementation to verify substantial conformance with approved plans, conditions, and measures; suggests revisions to plans.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited fouryear college or university with major coursework in transportation, urban, or regional planning, transportation planning/traffic engineering, or a related field. A master’s degree is desirable and may be substituted for two years of experience.
Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in Transportation Planning.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment
The mission of the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) is to plan, fund and deliver transportation programs and projects that expand access and improve mobility to foster a vibrant and livable Alameda County.
Alameda CTC coordinates countywide transportation planning efforts; programs local, regional, state and federal funding; and delivers projects and programs including t...hose approved by voters in Alameda County transportation expenditure plans for Measure B, Measure BB and the Vehicle Registration Fee.
Alameda CTC is a joint powers authority governed by a 22-member Commission comprised of elected officials from each of the 14 cities in Alameda County, all five members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and elected representatives from AC Transit and BART.
Alameda CTC's main responsibilities are to:
Plan for the future of transportation in Alameda County.
Fund critical transportation programs that serve the public including youth, seniors and people with disabilities.
Deliver innovative transportation projects that extend the life of aging infrastructure, protect the environment, improve transportation access for communities and businesses, and improve goods movement.
Alameda CTC was created in July 2010 by the merger of the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency (ACCMA) and the Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority (ACTIA), to streamline operations, eliminate redundancies and save taxpayers’ dollars. As a result of the merger, Alameda CTC is able to implement more cost-effective methods for planning, funding and delivering programs and projects that benefit Alameda County residents and businesses.
Alameda CTC has five standing committees and receives regular public input from advisory committees made up of the public and agency partners. The public is invited to participate at Commission and committee meetings to help us fulfill our promise to voters to improve transportation and foster a vibrant and livable Alameda County.