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Senior Transportation Planner - Planner 3 (ODOT18-1803oc)
SALEM OR 97309
Category: Other
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Senior Transportation Planner - Planner 3 (ODOT18-1803oc)
Senior Transportation Planner - Planner 3 (ODOT18-1803oc)


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Senior Transportation Planner - Planner 3 (ODOT18-1803oc)





Salary




$50,328.00 - $86,040.00 Annually






Location




Salem, OR








Job Type




Permanent






Department




Transportation-Development








Job Number




ODOT18-1803oc












Closing




5/7/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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Description







Announcement: ODOT18-1803oc

Senior Transportation Planner - Planner 3

ODOT Transportation Development Planning

Salem


ODOT's Transportation Planning Unit has an exciting opportunity for a planner to influence Oregon's transportation system in the next 20 to 40 years through the development of statewide policies, plans, and guidelines. This position offers a rare opportunity for statewide policy work, working closely with high-level internal and external stakeholders, and assisting with or leading high-profile projects.



This position supports the ODOT Transportation Planning Unit by:




+ Establishing statewide transportation vision, goals, policies, and strategies.

+ Formulating goals, objectives, and priorities for planning projects, studies, and research efforts.

+ Representing the department and working collaboratively with stakeholders.

+ Maximizing the viability of the transportation system.






We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.



Additional Details:



+ Representation: This position is represented by the Association of Engineering Employees of Oregon (AEE).

+ Under-fill Option: The goal of this recruitment is to fill this position at a planner 3 level. However, we encourage candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for a planner 2 ($4194 - $6194) to apply, as we may consider under-filling the position until the selected candidate meets the minimum qualifications for a planner 3. Under-fill training will not exceed two years.











Duties & Responsibilities






+ Formulate goals and priorities for transportation planning projects and research.

+ Develop plans and transportation strategies, reports, briefings, and presentations.

+ Develop policies to implement the Oregon Transportation Plan.

+ Act as an agency representative on planning issues.

+ Support interagency workgroups or external committees through planning processes.

+ Develop technical guidance for agency staff.

+ Review facility plans and provide feedback to staff.

+ Provide testimony on proposed transportation and related land use legislation.

+ Prepare position papers outlining agency perspectives.

+ Provide support for ODOT presentations to legislative committees.

+ Manage and oversee contracts and intergovernmental agreements.

+ Develop requests for proposals, select consultants, and manage contracts.

+ Manage, direct, and approve consultant work.

















Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills



Minimum Qualifications for Planner 3:

A bachelor's degree in urban or regional planning, public administration, social science, civil engineering, architecture, economics, geography or a related field plus three (3) years of progressively responsible planning experience related to the job.


Note: A master's degree in regional planning, public administration, social science, civil engineering, architecture, economics, geography or a related field may substitute for one (1) year of experience.


-OR-


Six (6) years of planning experience related to the job.


Note: Course work in urban or regional planning, public administration, social science, civil engineering, architecture, economics, geography or a related field can substitute for up to two years of the progressively responsible experience. A copy of your transcripts must be attached to your application to receive credit.


Minimum Qualifications for Planner 2 (Under-fill option):

A bachelor's degree in urban or regional planning, public administration, social science, civil engineering, architecture, economics, geography or a related field plus one year of progressively responsible planning experience related to the job.


Note: A master's degree in community, urban or regional planning, public administration, social science, civil engineering, architecture, economics, geography or a related field may substitute for one (1) year of experience.


-OR-


Four years of progressively responsible planning experience related to the job.


Note: Course work in urban or regional planning, public administration, social science, civil engineering, architecture, economics, geography or a related field can substitute for up to two (2) year of the progressively responsible experience. A copy of your transcripts must be attached to your application to receive credit.


Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.



+ Experience leading projects in a team environment.

+ Experience with planning and transportation work.

+ Experience building consensus and balancing complicated and controversial issues.






Working Conditions:



+ Some extended workdays, night meetings, and statewide and national travel are required.

+ The person in this position is required to give presentations, some to unreceptive audiences.






Additional Information




Application Instructions:

We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply, please submit a resume as described below and answer our supplemental questions. Note that we have disabled several sections of the electronic application. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review attachments we do not ask for.

Resume: In your resume, you must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications for this position as listed above and include a list of verifiable employers and dates of employment (including month and year). Please title your resume using this format, "[last name]_ODOT18_1803oc_Resume."

Caution: If you fail to follow these instructions we will have to disqualify your application. We cannot consider incomplete or late applications.



Pre-employment Checks:

We will conduct criminal background checks on final candidates who are not current ODOT employees. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System), and/or education verification as required for the position.



Veteran's Points:

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference, veterans must attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. Please title your DD214 like this, "[Your Last Name] DD214" and your disability letter "[Your Last Name] Disability Letter." Veterans may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

Note: DD214 member 1 copies do not contain character of service and cannot be used to verify veterans' preference eligibility. Please attach DD214 member 2 or 4.



Work Authorization:

ODOT does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, successful candidates will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.



Questions and Application Support:



+ For questions about the job announcement, call 503-373-7377.

+ For technical help with your login or online application issues, call 1-855-524-5627 from 6:30a to 5:30p PT M-F by leaving a voicemail. It may take up to 24 hrs to receive a response. If you do not receive a response after 24 hours, you can email Technical Support at support@governmentjobs.com.





We encourage you to print and/or save a PDF copy of your application.


Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

355 Capitol St NE

Salem OR 97301-3871

Fax 503-986-3895



ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. For questions, concerns, or complaints regarding EEO/AA/ADA, contact the employee civil rights and diversity manager at 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT). This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at 503-986-3700. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.

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Core benefits


Medical, vision and dental insurance




+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members



+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance


Retirement benefits





+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)



+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs



**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.


Paid leaves and other benefits





+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation



+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments



+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year



+ Ten paid holidays a year


The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.


Optional benefits





+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents



+ Long-term and short-term disability



+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment



+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)



+ Flexible spending accounts



+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.




The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.







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