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This position has planning responsibilities to include new and/or advanced transit options associated with a potential MAPS 4 program, Capital Improvement Grant programs and other Federally funded transit projects. This position will lead or support new and/or existing transit services, contribute to or lead short and long range transportation planning efforts and serve as the primary point of contact for the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) and contribute to department efforts in supporting the Regional Transit Authority (RTA).
JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
This job is located in the Public Transportation and Parking Department with the City of Oklahoma City and is under the direction of an immediate supervisor. Senior Planner is a professional classification requiring well developed skills in research; verbal and written communication; project design; and knowledge of and skill in applying procedures, objectives, and variables related to city planning. Essential job functions include: performing numerous administrative and technical functions in support of the assigned job functions including project design; data acquisition by field survey and research; data compilation, analysis, and summarization; and the presentation of facts in both verbal and written form. May attend meetings and/or represent the City and Department as a participant on or advisor to various boards, commissions, official policymaking bodies, and citizens' groups and may provide functional supervision to less experienced employees. The Senior Planner may also make policy recommendations based both on the analysis of current trends and hypotheses of future circumstances. Senior Planners specialize in one or more areas of expertise, which include long-range planning, transportation, urban redevelopment/revitalization, urban design, environmental planning, historic preservation, current planning and community or economic development. Senior Planners in all disciplines are responsible for writing or presenting formal and technical reports, working papers, project budgets, contracts, and other correspondence. Reports, conclusions, and recommendations may become or be used to establish official City policies or ordinances.
Honorably discharged veterans of the United States Active Duty Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserve Forces who are not currently employed full-time by the City of Oklahoma City shall receive five (5) points added to the passing score on an initial selection process. Qualified applicants must upload a copy of their DD Form 214 or NGB Form 22 indicating discharge type/character of service at the time of application.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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