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PLANNING SPECIALIST II - 55012655

Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: TAMPA, FL, US, 33612

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Requisition No: 41217 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: PLANNING SPECIALIST II - 55012655

Position Number: 55012655 

Salary:  $41,130.31 - $53,227.46 

Posting Closing Date: 01/25/2019 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

701 / PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Lisa Luberza

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 813 975-6119

 

For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Assists the Project Development & Analysis (PD&A) Administrator in the district implementation of the Strategic Interstate Systems (SIS) Program including the Cost Feasible Plan and Needs Plans. Supports the implementation of the work program including project development, corridor analysis, consultant management, data collections, and Level Of Service (LOS). Coordinates the mitigation of impact to the State Highway System (SHS) including program management, consultant management and responding to Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requests and others as necessary in the development of corridor management programs.

 

Participates in planning activities in the review of interchange justification reports (IJRs) and Interchange Modification Reports (IMRs) regarding access or changes of access to the limited access Highway/Intrastate/Expressway system. Additional duties include the evaluation of traffic analysis on managed lanes, scope review, scope negotiation. Assist the Environmental Management section on Project Development & Environmental (PD&E) studies issues including project management with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Central Office, FHWA staff and consultants.

 

Conducts traffic engineering impact analysis, coordination of Highway Capacity LOS, impact studies, capital improvements, economic development and work program projects. Analyzes and assesses corridor management projects, project development planning, management of corridor projects such as managed lanes, short and long range project management and capacity analysis. Assists in the collection of data necessary for the coordination and negotiation of impacts on the SHS.  Coordinates with other sections within Intermodal Systems Development (ISD), the District, Central Office, Local Government staff, consultants and others regarding traffic calculation, cost and alignment of the corridors. Activities include but are not limited to field reviews, data collection, determination of roadway width and length, roadway geometrics, traffic signal locations, access classification and interchange requirements.

 

Develops and maintains maps, documents, files, informational printouts and summaries of all the active and completed ISD corridor planning projects.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  KNOWLEDGE OR ABILITY OF THE QUALITY LEVEL OF SERVICES HANDBOOK AND SOFTWARE, AND THE ABILITY TO APPLY IT; KNOWLEDGE AND APPLICATION OF LEVEL OF SERVICES CALCULATIONS INCLUDING ARTPLAN AND HIGHPLAN SOFTWARE; KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE IN HIGHWAY CAPACITY MANUAL & HIGHWAY CAPACITY SOFTWARE; KNOWLEDGE OF BASIC ENGINEERING ELEMENTS AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT INCLUDING APPLICATION OF DEPARTMENTAL RULES AND REGULATIONS; KNOWLEDGE OF BASIC COMPUTER SOFTWARE; ABILITY TO PERFORM TASKS INDEPENDENTLY AND TO PLAN, ORGANIZE, AND COORDINATE WORK ACTIVITIES; ABILITY TO MANAGE MULTIPLE TASKS AND HANDLE INTERRUPTIONS SIMULTANEOUSLY, TRACK THE STATUS OF ASSIGNMENTS, AND ORGANIZE RECORDS; ABILITY TO USE CORRECT GRAMMAR, SPELLING, AND PUNCTUATION, INCLUDING SKILLS IN PROOFREADING DOCUMENTS FOR ERRORS; ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY, ORALLY AND IN WRITING.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A BACHELOR’S DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY IN THE FIELD OF TRANSPORTATION, PLANNING, OR ENGINEERING TO WHICH THE POSITION IS ASSIGNED. EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE MAY INCLUDE ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE OR EQUIVALENT FROM TWO-YEAR COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL SCHOOL PLUS EXPERIENCE. PROFESSIONAL OR NONPROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS OR CO-OPS) AS DESCRIBED ABOVE CAN SUBSTITUTE ON A YEAR-FOR-YEAR BASIS FOR THE REQUIRED COLLEGE EDUCATION.  

 

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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