Under the general direction of a Supervising Transportation Planner, the position is responsible for developing the transportation planning strategies to implement climate change adaptation in Caltrans projects. This includes working with Caltrans Headquarters Divisions and Districts to identify and prioritize adaptation needs and collaborating with the Caltrans project delivery team to advance them. The incumbent will broadly provide leadership and be responsible for accelerating implementation of climate initiatives relating to subject areas including but not limited: climate adaptation and resiliency, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction, and climate and environmental justice.
The Climate Change Specialist will develop recommendations and lead complex, cross-functional work in partnership with Caltrans Headquarters Divisions and Districts to implement climate action commitments and new programs, in alignment with the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32, SB 32); the Climate Action Plan for Transportation Infrastructure (CAPTI); the Caltrans Strategic Management Plan; and other Caltrans’ policies and California Executive Orders.
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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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