|Position Title||Director of Long Range Planning|
|Location||Atlanta, GA, US|
|Organization Name||Dir of Long Range Planning|
|*POSITION POSTED UNTIL A VIABLE POOL OF CANDIDATES HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED*
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in urban planning, engineering, transportation or a related field. Eight (8) years of progressively responsible conducting transportation/regional planning studies and operational analysis of transit projects and/or programs. Three years of supervisory experience is required. Knowledge of FTA mandated policies, procedures and processes (i.e. Federal Capital Investment Grant process, Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is highly desired. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to conduct research independently and present findings in a comprehensive and clear format. Experience in leading groups and projects, proven problem solving skills, and computer literacy required. In lieu of a degree, experience as described may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
INTERVIEW SELECTION PROCESS: The selection process may include one or more components to demonstrate applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities in job related areas. These may include exercises such as practical demonstrations, written communications, oral interviews and/or competency assessments.
Directs, develops and implements strategies needed for the sustainability and advancement of the Authority’s long range planning efforts needed for future system program expansions. Oversees transit planning and budget activities for the Office of Long Range Planning ensuring that long range programs and projects are established in accordance with budget and all applicable local, state and federal regulations. Plans, designs and implements long range strategies that foster increased community awareness and involvement for transit related programs and projects which may affect the regional transit community. Works closely with elected officials, internal and external stakeholders, governmental agencies and the general public for the optimization and advancement of bus and rail services, projects and programs provided by the Authority.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Directs the work of those personnel assigned to the Project Planning and Special Projects & Analysis branches. Interviews, hires and evaluates performance of employees; provides feedback, coaches, disciplines and discharges as appropriate.
MARTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
|Number of Openings||1|
|Reports To||AGM PLANNING|
|Salary Range||$83,960 - $125,940|
|Posting Type||Both Internal and External|
Director of Long Range Planning