Yearly: $34,142.00/Min - $42,6
The Planner I position will be located in the Regional Systems Planning section. This Planner will be responsible for leading the land use and transportation planning process through local comprehensive plans, MPO programs, and transportation planning studies. The Planner will also serve as a liaison to Delaware's local government agencies and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs). Duties will also include development and prioritization of DelDOT's Capital Transportation Program (CTP) and statewide freight coordination and aviation system planning.
Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Transportation Planning, Regional and Urban Planning, Geography, Public Administration, or a related field.
One year of experience in meeting or workshop facilitation, committee participation, or utilizing public outreach techniques.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here. Analyze and assess data, problems, and issues and their impact on programs, plans or the current environment.
Define and evaluate alternative uses of resources, viable options/approaches and anticipated costs and benefits, consequences and outcomes using present and projected information.
Develop recommended course of action for public and private decisions in formal plans and policies including policy statements, budget allocations, regulations and/or legislation to affect and facilitate change and reach objectives.
Formulate plans and policies to meet the social, economic, and physical needs of communities.
Develop, promote and market strategies for the implementation of plans, policies and programs.
Build consensus with community leaders, customers, advocates, and other affected parties via negotiations, mediation and facilitation.
Involve and educate special interest groups, customers, and public officials via variety of forums, e.g., seminars, workshops, conferences, newsletters, assessments, and analytical reports.
Coordinate planning activities and policies across state, regional, county and local levels; integrate with other entities outside the state.
Provide technical assistance, training and education for understanding and managing change.
Design and manage the planning process.
Systematically evaluate the impact of plan implementation and incorporate findings with the ongoing planning process.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Planner I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Knowledge of the theories, concepts, principles, practices and procedures of planning.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of problem formulation, research design, implementation and analysis.
Knowledge of analytical and evaluative modes.
Conditions of Hire
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.
Pre-employment Drug Testing: Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
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The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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Delaware Department of Transportation
DelDOT Employment Services
Phone : 302-760-2011
Website : http://www.deldot.gov