Fairfax County, a diverse, dynamic and growing jurisdiction in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, is seeking a supervisory level professional planner and/or transportation/traffic engineer. Work assignments will be focused on the land development process providing exposure to a variety of transportation disciplines including traffic operations, road construction, transit, transportation demand management (TDM), right-of-way, and pedestrian/bicycle that will have application to a diverse and complex land development caseload. Primary assignments will include: review and analysis of the transportation characteristics of development proposals and identification and pursuit of measures to address network impacts; lead interactions with staff, the development community, citizens, advisory groups, task forces, and elected officials; preparation of written reports and public presentations that are related to these assignments; supervision of professional staff; and leadership of section initiatives. Fairfax County faces a myriad of transportation challenges and this position will be one to bring innovative, solution-oriented ideas. This is an opportunity to work on a range of cutting edge land use and transportation initiatives, including design, programming, and engineering.
Depending on the program or functional area of assignment, performs the following tasks:
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Depending on the functional area of assignment, must possess the following KSAs:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field, plus five years of progressively responsible transportation planning related experience. The years of experience should include at least one year in the specific area of assignment (for e.g., SAS, modeling, facilities maintenance, et al).CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:Valid driver's license.NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Strong background in land use and transportation planning. Proven supervisory and leadership experience to create a positive and productive workplace. Professional license in engineering or planning. Ideal candidate will have experience in: evaluating transportation network impacts of land use proposals, negotiation skills, coordinating with local, state, and federal government organizations; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with government officials, the development community, colleagues, and the general public; working with the public and officials on transportation issues; GIS and traffic impact analysis, strong analytical skills, excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects and assignments and establish priorities; and ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Work is generally sedentary, however, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items under 25 pounds in weight. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.SELECTION PROCEDURE:Panel interview and may include exercise.It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.