In the Department of Transportation, Bureau of Planning, this class is accountable for assisting a Transportation Planning Director in the administration and operation of one of the Bureau offices.
Receives administrative direction from a Transportation Planning Director or an administrative official of higher grade.
Assists in directing the staff of a Transportation planning office.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Directs or assists in direction of staff and operations of a Transportation planning office; coordinates, plans and manages unit activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws and regulations; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of office budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside office who might impact on program activities; may direct/plan specific transportation operations (e.g., ride sharing, commuter parking); directs preparation of recommendations for modes of travel or systems of transportation; directs preparation and analysis of transportation and transportation related data; directs preparation of technical studies and reports concerning various modes and systems of transportation including analysis of all appropriate alternatives; directs participation with Federal, State, regional and local officials and agencies as well as general public and special interest groups; directs reviews of transportation and transportation related plans and projects to determine consistency with department goals, objectives, policies, programs, plans and projects; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of contemporary techniques, concepts and procedures employed in field of transportation; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity involving transportation planning, urban planning, regional planning or transportation environmental planning.
For State Employees supervisory capacity will be interpreted at or above the level of Transportation Supervising Planner.
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group MP 69 approved effective January 18, 2008. (Revise to properly designate EEO code)