Under the general direction of the Chief, Office of Complete Streets, a Supervising Transportation Planner, the incumbent plans, organizes, and manages the work of the Active Transportation Planning Branch. The work is within the Division of Transportation Planning (DOTP). The position supervises rank and file staff members, who support the Branch and Office’s workload and deliverables. The Branch’s work includes establishing DOTP active transportation liaisons for districts, Smart Mobility Framework support and training, Complete Streets Elements Toolbox updates and training, support for Districts’ implementation of Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committees, leading quarterly internal Complete Streets Technical Advisory Committee meetings, supporting CAT Plan implementation and updates, delivering active transportation and complete streets-related guidance, tools, and training to district staff, and coordinating cross-functionally to ensure Caltrans successful planning and build out of active transportation projects on the State Highway System. The incumbent internally coordinates with District Complete Streets Coordinators and staff, District management, DOTP offices, DOTP management, Planning and Modal Programs management, HQ Design, Asset Management, Local Assistance, Safety, Maintenance, Equity/Sustainability/Tribal Affairs, and Traffic Operations. The incumbent assesses, develops and delivers any necessary information for external partners including California State Transportation Agency, California Transportation Commission, active transportation advocates, local agencies, regional agencies, Tribal governments, and the public.
The position proactively advances policies, strategies, and tools to integrate active transportation and complete streets into the transportation planning, project initiation, and programming processes. The incumbent has leadership, supervision, and organization skills, interest in supporting the Department’s and Program’s multi-modal strategic goals and vision, and a commitment to advancing equity through all efforts.
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Senior Transportation Planner Exam
Eligibility for hire may be determined by your score on the Senior Transportation Planner Exam. For those who do not have current eligibility (e.g. transfer, permissive reinstatement or voluntary demotions) and/or who will be new to state civil services employment, you must be on the state examination list to be eligible for these positions. The Senior Transportation Planner Exam is located here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=8TR49
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