Transportation Planner for Policy and Programming

San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Professional Area: 
Civil Engeering
Transportation Planning
Experience: 
Entry level
Contact person: 
Human Resources
Phone: 
415-522-4800
Fax: 
415-522-4815
Email: 
jobs@sfcta.org
Location: 
San Francisco, CA

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER | POLICY & PROGRAMMING

(Application deadline is Monday, July 7th, 2014)

DESCRIPTION

The Transportation Planner Series, Policy & Programming Division, includes three levels of professional Transportation Planners who perform complex and sensitive tasks in the areas of policy, legislation, strategic financial planning, fund programming, and planning; facilitate community outreach efforts; and represent the Transportation Authority on technical and policy advisory groups.

The Transportation Planner is the entry level of the Transportation Planner Series, Policy & Programming Division. Under the general supervision of the Principal Planner, the Transportation Planner assists with the duties and responsibilities listed in the job description and are not intended to be a comprehensive listing.

REQUIREMENTS

Completion of a graduate degree in an appropriate discipline such as transportation planning or civil engineering; and one (1) year of experience in transportation planning, transportation fund programming or allocation.

Download the complete job description (PDF).

ANNUAL COMPENSATION RANGE

$69,276–$93,516 (depending on experience), plus excellent benefits.

Salary is effectively higher since the Authority offers an employer contribution to a retirement plan in lieu of Social Security.

In addition, the Transportation Authority offers a generous cafeteria-style benefits package, elements of which include, but are not limited to:

  • Retirement: 11.38% employer contribution
  • Insurance: Health, dental, life, and long-term disability. Medical and dependent care pre-tax reimbursement accounts.
  • Deferred Compensation (Section 457)
  • Vacation:  Three (3) weeks of vacation per year during the first five (5) years of service
  • Holidays: 11 holidays per year, plus 3 personal holidays
  • Up to $130 per month in Commuter Checks or a $20 per month Bike Benefit.

SUBMISSION

Send cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted) and resume via email (jobs@sfcta.org), fax (415.522.4829), or mail:

RE: Transportation Planner, P&P
Attn: Human Resources
San Francisco County Transportation Authority
1455 Market St., 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

EOE

Minority candidates and women are encouraged to apply.