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5288 Transit Planner II

Recruitment #CBT-5288-054843

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5288 TRANSIT PLANNER II

 

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION :   Under general supervision, the Transit Planner II performs urban mass transit and/or transportation planning work.  Essential functions of this class include: evaluating and making recommendations on technical aspects of transit planning and/or capital programming, which involve various transit or other transportation modes; collecting, compiling and analyzing field and other data concerning urban mass transit and transportation activities; preparing correspondence in response to public, Commission or other agency inquiries; interpreting and integrating transit and/or transportation policies; developing and evaluating proposals for planning and coordinating the implementation of transit route and service changes; making presentations to community, business and other groups; assisting in the preparation, analysis, or evaluation of reports and plans for various urban mass transit and/or transportation planning projects and/or grant requests; designing, preparing and/or directing the preparation of visual materials; reviewing and interpreting legislation and codes; and applying computer-assisted analytical techniques to evaluate transit and other transportation planning projects.   The Transit Planner II also performs related duties as required. 

 

NATURE OF POSITIONS :  Positions are utilized within various departments/locations throughout the City and County of San Francisco.  Departments include Airport Commission (AIR), City Planning Commission (CPC) and Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA).

 

Minimum Qualifications

1.        Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND two (2) years of transit planning and/or transportation planning experience; OR

2.      Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Transportation, Transportation Engineering, Public Administration or other closely related field.

 

Substitution : 

1.        Additional transit planning and/or transportation planning experience beyond the Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for year basis.

2.      Additional post-graduate education as described in item 2 of the Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for required experience on a year-for-year basis (30 semester units/45 quarter units equal one (1) year of experience).

 

 

How To Apply

City and County of San Francisco employment applications are accepted through an on-line process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to begin application process.

 

·        Click and select the desired job announcement

·        Click on “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

·        Click on “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or on “I have REGISTERED PREVIOUSLY”

·        Follow instructions given on the screen. 

 

Interested candidates are encouraged to immediately apply.   If you have any questions regarding this recruitment process please contact Anna M. Biasbas at (415) 551-8930 or via email at Anna.Biasbas@sfgov.org.

 

Resumes may be attached to the application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.

 

Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 44 Gough Street, San Francisco, for use by the public.  The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

VERIFICATION :

Applicants may be required to submit verification (proof) of qualifying education and experience, at any point in the application, examination or departmental selection process.  A copy of all applicable transcripts, or diplomas, or licenses must be submitted when requested.  Verification of experience, when requested, must be on the employer’s letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer and/or appropriate representative.  City employment may be verified by submitting a performance evaluation in lieu of other verification. City and County employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules.  City employees relying upon qualifying work experience gained outside the City and County of San Francisco must submit written verification of such experience as described above. Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain.  The applicant must submit a signed statement with the application explaining why verification cannot be obtained. Waiver requests will not automatically be granted, but will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to submit the required verification or request for a waiver when the verification is requested may result in rejection of the application.

 

 

Selection Procedures

Training and Experience Evaluation :   The information provided by candidates in the job application, verification (if requested) and applicable documentation will be evaluated in terms of duration and relevance to class 5288 Transit Planner II job-related knowledge, skills and abilities.  All relevant experience must be on the application in order to be reviewed in the rating process.  Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score. 

WEIGHT :

 

 

 

100%

 

CERTIFICATION RULE : The certification rule for the ranked eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of the List.

 

 

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

 

Conclusion

GENERAL NOTES :

1.        Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted.  Submitted documents become a permanent part of the exam record and will not be returned.  The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date.

2.      The hiring department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions. 

3.       All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109).  Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect.  Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

4.      Qualified candidates with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation for this examination process must contact the examination analyst by phone at : (415) 551 – 8930 (Voice) or, if hearing-impaired, dial: (415) 557 - 4810 (TDD), or in writing at: Department of Human Resources, Attn: Class 5288 Transit Planner II, 44 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-1233 , as soon as possible.

5.       General information concerning City and County of San Francisco employment policies and procedures may be found in the pamphlet entitled “Important Employment Information”. This information is part of the terms of this announcement.  The pamphlet is available at the Department of Human Resources Information Center, 44 Gough Street or online at:    http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfdhr_page.asp?id=46205    

6.       The names of all qualified applicants will remain on the eligible list for twelve (12) months, or until they are selected for a permanent position, whichever comes first.

7.       San Francisco City and County employees will NOT receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1

8.       Remember to indicate: Attn: 5288 Transit Planner II on all correspondence.

 

 

COMBINED PROMOTIVE & ENTRANCE

 

ISSUED: May 23, 2008

ANNOUNCEMENT NO: CBT-5288- 054843

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

TELEPHONE: (415) 551-8930 (AMB)

 

MICKI CALLAHAN
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES