Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field; plus four years of experience related to transportation planning.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Master's degree in transportation planning or a related field. Background in transportation and land use planning, multimodal planning, including bicycles, pedestrians and/or transit, familiarity with context sensitive solutions and complete streets, and traffic operations.
Experience in comprehensive planning, traffic impact and transit analysis, corridor studies and alternatives analysis, collection, assembly and synthesis of complex data, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), evaluation of transportation impacts related to land use proposals, preparation of long-range transportation plans, and collaboration on transportation issues with citizen groups, and appointed and elected officials.
Important characteristics include excellent oral and written communication skills, teambuilding skills, strong analytical skills, ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects and assignments, capability to establish priorities that accurately reflect the importance of the job and accomplish departmental goals and objectives, and ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
Work is generally sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items under 25 pounds in weight. Occasional field work is required. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.