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Fairfax County Government, Virginia

Job Description


Job #:                                                                        16-02283

Job Title:                                                                  Transportation Planner III

Opening Date/Time:                                              Sat. 10/29/16 12:00 AM Eastern Time

Closing Date/Time:                                               Fri. 11/18/16 5:00 PM Eastern Time

$31.65 - $52.74 Hourly
$2,531.75 - $4,219.57 Biweekly
$65,825.55 - $109,708.77 Annually 

Pay Grade:                                                              S27

Job Type:                                                                 FT Salary W BN

Location:                                                                  DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION, 4050 LEGATO ROAD,
                                                                                  SUITE 400, FAIRFAX (EJ03), Virginia

Department:                                                           Transportation

Posting Type:                                                          Open to General Public

Responsible for all aspects of project management and coordination for complex multi-modal transportation projects. Coordinates the development, design, and review of transportation projects, plans, and feasibility studies. This includes intersection, roadway, and multi-modal projects, such as pedestrian, bicycle, transit, and parking facilities. Reviews transportation facility design plans and resolves project issues. Develops scopes for new projects which includes, but not be limited to developing project cost estimates. Reviews traffic studies, data and performs transportation planning analyses. Prepares technical reports, correspondence and other written documents. Coordinates project development with residents, agencies, and elected officials. May supervise one transportation planner.


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 four years of experience related to transportation planning. Experience in two or more of the following areas: performing transportation planning for roadway and multimodal projects, traffic engineering, and/or transportation design. Strong analytical, verbal and writing skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials and the general public. Professional Engineer (PE) license desirable. Experience in project management. Valid drivers license. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Work is generally sedentary. However, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items less than 25 pounds in weight. Conducts periodic field observations requiring standing, riding, and exposure to the elements (weather). All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

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.

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