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.
The successful candidate will enjoy the following benefits:
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) 2%@60 for current members, 2%@62 for new members
Opportunity to select from a variety of health plans that are administered by PERS; Maximum City contribution is $1,800/month Dental & vision insurance Employee Assistance Program
Vacation leave: l0-25 days per year
Sick leave of 12 days per year
Fourteen paid holidays per year
Fitness center access at City facilities
Commuter program available (6 minute walk from Caltrain)
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.
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in transportation planning, urban planning, transportation engineering, or a closely related field; OR
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in another field of study combined with training and experience in transportation planning that provides equivalent background required to perform the work.
A Master’s Degree in planning, engineering or a related field is highly desirable.
Four years of progressively responsible experience in transportation planning and policy, including work related to multi-modal transportation, complete streets, sustainability, public health, green infrastructure, transportation demand management and performance metrics.
Minimum of two years of project management experience.
Internal Number: #2562
About City of Redwood City
ABOUT THE CITY The City of Redwood City is a San Francisco Bay Area community located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the technology-rich region extending from the San Francisco shoreline to the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Redwood City is the third largest city within the County of San Mateo, with over 82,881 residents. The city enjoys an average of 255 sunny days a year, which it boasts via the city slogan: "Climate Best by Government Test". We are a community that believes in working together to maintain and improve our quality of life. In fact, the City Council of Redwood City formally adopted a "Core Purpose" - Build a Great Community Together. This represents our commitment to community building, which is a crucial part of how we do business every day. Become a part of the team and join us in building a great community!