Performs a variety of professional transportation planning duties. Typical duties include providing support for planning activities, data collection, analysis and reporting of data, drafting reports, public outreach, and coordinating with internal and external staff.
Provides assistance for the preparation of a variety of routine to moderately complex transportation planning studies and written reports that may include documentation of service performance; service analyses; and recommendations for service enhancements.
Provides assistance in the preparation of transportation and service delivery studies including route analysis, boarding and alighting studies, and capital planning process.
Monitors current service levels; identifies potential areas for study, and may prepare cost analysis.
Analyzes technical, demographic, economic, and financial data used for assessing route and schedule changes, as well as related service enhancements; and provides expertise to planning staff in the development of recommendations for change.
Collects data, develops and implements surveys.
Prepares statistical charts, maps, and other documents to accompany studies, reports, and presentations.
Responds orally and in writing to requests from the public, staff, governmental agencies, advisory committees and community groups, for information regarding existing services, suggested service adjustments, and long-range planning issues.
Provides assistance with the preparation of oral presentations on transportation and other service related issues to the Board of Directors, staff, service users, governmental agencies, advisory committees, and community groups.
Conducts transit research and analysis, evaluates findings, identifies significant issues and develops staff recommendations on routine projects.
Provides bus planning and technical assistance.
Provides assistance in efforts to align Agency service with community needs; provides planning data to other departments; ensures accurate data are integrated into development of service extensions and station and service improvements.
Prepares a variety of planning documents including corridor planning studies, technical descriptions, survey analysis reports, memorandums, and progress reports.
Monitors and analyzes transit ridership trends and best practices.
Attends meetings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed; supports public meetings as needed.
Performs other duties as may be required or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution in Transportation, Urban Planning, Transportation Engineering, Public Administration, or a related field; plus
Two years of experience working in a transportation planning environment; or an equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience.
Master’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution in Transportation, Urban Planning, Transportation Engineering, Public Administration, or a related field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
Knowledge of the principles of transportation planning; principles and practices of data collection, analysis, and presentation; report writing; basic statistics; measures of transit effectiveness used to assess route performance; and research methods and survey techniques.
Ability to analyze transportation issues and make oral and written recommendations for immediate, short and long range service enhancements.
Ability to conduct cost/benefit, impact, and other related technical analyses; meet deadlines; and prepare written technical reports and performance documentation materials.
Knowledge of and skill in the operation of a personal computer and related software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, GIS, etc.).
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with those encountered in the course of work using principles of excellent customer service.
Ability to exhibit a professional, courteous demeanor.
Ability to work in a diverse environment.
Work Environment and Special Considerations:
Works in an office environment.
Any employee using a company vehicle will be required to provide and maintain proof of a valid Florida Driver’s License and possess an acceptable driving record.
LYNX provides the community with much needed public transportation, and it is important for the Agency to resume its services as quickly and as safely as possible in the event of any natural, technological, or human-caused emergency or disaster. This position is considered a mission critical member of LYNX’s emergency preparation and response efforts during an emergency or disaster and as such, may be asked to work during these emergencies or disasters.
LYNX fully commits itself to providing equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability.
Salary: Depending on Qualifications plus benefits
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