Overview

To Apply:  https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=410493

Will Consider Transportation Planner

Under the direction of the Supervising Senior Transportation Engineer or Planner, the Associate Transportation Planner works independently with state, federal, regional and local agencies to coordinate and implement reporting requirements for the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), the Active Transportation Program (ATP), and Senate Bill 1 programs in compliance with Senate Bill 1 (SB1). The incumbent engages collaboratively and proactively with local agencies, tribal governments, California Transportation Commission (CTC), California State Transportation Agency, Federal Highway Administration, Metropolitan Planning Organization, Regional Transportation Planning Agency, non-profit partners and community-based organizations, Caltrans Divisions and Districts to provide oversight and stewardship for local transportation project delivery. Ability to analyze, coordinate and consult on a wide variety of complex transportation and related issues to achieve consensus or acceptance towards a course of action. Prepare effective presentations and present information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to work across multi-disciplinary functions and interests in a highly effective manner to achieve consensus on courses of action for strategic and sensitive issues, build strong partnerships to carryout new programs or recommendations, and ensure understanding of goals and objectives across functions to achieve strategic intent. Ability to effectively work within the highest levels of internal department contacts on policy and strategic matters as assignments require. Promote and support all modes of transportation; responsible for progress, completion and final reporting requirements for projects and coordination with the SB1 Office. The Associate assists Senior Transportation Engineers in administering and monitoring the STIP, ATP, and SB1 programs and projects with regard to reporting requirements, policy implementation, and training. The Associate will be in communication with the CTC, local, regional and state agencies, and will assist Senior Transportation Engineers with program related issues as required.

3 Steps To A State Job: CalCareers  1. Create an account 2. Take an exam 3. Apply for vacant position

Associate Transportation Planner Exam

Eligibility for hire may be determined by your score on the 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 exam is located here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ATPexambulletin

Transportation Planner Exam

Eligibility for hire may be determined by your score on the 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 exam is located here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Exams/Bulletin.aspx?examCD=1PBC1

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

Learn more here