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|Organization:||City of Colorado Springs||Job Category:||Transportation||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||Colorado (CO)||City:||Colorado Springs||Salary and Benefits:||$4006-$6459 monthly||Post Date:||04/23/2013||
The City of Colorado Springs is offering an excellent career opportunity as a Bike and Pedestrian Planner. This position will perform planning activities associated with the development and evaluation of transportation facilities for Colorado Springs. These activities support the coordination, development, and implementation of sidewalks, bicycle facilities, and connections to transit.
Transportation planning in Colorado Springs is a process of developing multimodal infrastructure to enhance mobility, safety, and accessibility to different transportation modes in order to improve the quality of life for local citizens and the business climate for those wanting to invest in the community. Transportation planning functions address regional, citywide, sub-area, and corridor level needs for both short- and long-term timeframes.
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner must possess and demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of transportation planning for bicycles and other modes of travel; value working as a team member and can work independently; and possess excellent organizational, written, and verbal communications skills. Also, the ability to demonstrate an understanding and application of elemental transportation engineering concepts including familiarity with core transportation engineering fundamentals (Highway Capacity, Trip Generation, Parking Generation, Green Book, etc.) are essential for this position.
Depending on the qualifications of the person selected, this position may be filled at a Planner I, Planner II, or Senior Planner level.
Planner I: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in urban planning or a related field.
One year of full-time experience in urban planning.
Planner II: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in planning, landscape architecture, architecture, or a related field.
Two years of full-time experience in planning, surveying, civil engineering, landscape architecture, or architecture.
Senior Planner: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in urban planning or a related field.
Three years of full-time increasingly responsible urban planning experience.