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Under the general direction of the Active Transportation & Transit Planning Office Chief, a Supervising Transportation Planner, the incumbent is the Caltrans District Active Transportation (CAT) Plan Program Manager. The work is within the Headquarters (HQ) Division of Transportation Planning (DOTP). This is a specialist, non-supervising position. The work is fundamental to linking Caltrans active transportation needs with funding and implementation. The incumbent leads development and delivery of a CAT Plan Implementation Handbook, CAT Plan Update Guidance document, and related resources, tools, and training. The incumbent is the primary point of contact for district CAT Plans and ensures Caltrans successfully implements and updates the plans in a coordinated and efficient manner. The work requires extensive coordination with and communications with Caltrans management and executives in Headquarters and districts. The incumbent is DOTP’s primary point of contact for the Complete Streets Asset Management Program and ensures CAT Plan implementation and updates meet that Program’s needs. The incumbent ensures that CAT Plan needs are turned into projects that are funded by State Highway Operation and Protection Program, state and federal discretionary/competitive funding programs, and/or other funding sources. The incumbent must be a self starter that ensures districts use CAT Plans’ bicycle and pedestrian location based needs in system, investment, freight, transit, rail, and intercity bus planning. The incumbent coordinates CAT Plan work with District Complete Streets Coordinators, District management and executives, DOTP offices and management, Planning and Modal Programs management and executives, HQ Design, Asset Management, Local Assistance, Safety, Maintenance, Sustainability, Equity and Tribal Affairs, and Traffic Operations. The incumbent assesses, develops and delivers any necessary information for external partners including California State Transportation Agency, California Transportation Commission, active transportation advocates, local agencies, regional agencies, Tribal governments, and the public.

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Senior Transportation Planner Exam

Eligibility for hire may be determined by your score on the Senior Transportation Planner Exam. For those who do not have current eligibility (e.g. transfer, permissive reinstatement or voluntary demotions) and/or who will be new to state civil services employment, you must be on the state examination list to be eligible for these positions. The Senior Transportation Planner Exam is located here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=8TR49

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About Caltrans

From roads less traveled to highways supporting California’s demanding commute. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) manages more than 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies to keep California moving.

More than the road workers, we are California’s transportation infrastructure; established in 1895, Caltrans has been active in moving the people and commerce of California and continues to model the way in innovative transportation systems. Caltrans specializes in many areas related to transportation: Engineering, Environmental Analysis, Information Technology, Maintenance, Equipment, Transportation Planning, Land Surveys, Right of Way, Finance, Traffic Operations, Aeronautics, Legal, and Administration

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