City of Fort Lauderdale Employment – PLANNER II

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Job Description:

The City of Fort Lauderdale employees possess a passion for public service demonstrated by a high degree of enthusiasm, self-reliance, and job proficiency. They effectively convey the vision and mission of the organization and provide excellent service and satisfaction to our internal and external customers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Will plan and conduct community outreach efforts designed to reach public consensus on specific implementation projects.
  • Provides information and assistance to City officials and management, other governmental agencies, and the general public.
  • Represents the City at technical and public meetings, and has contact with other public and private agencies at the county, local, state and federal levels, with elected officials, and the public at large; May review roadway design plans to ensure they are consistent with the City Vision Plan and the requests provided from residents through previous requests.
  • Collection and analysis of technical data to inform transportation studies.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • May pursue grants, including research, application and grant administration to implement transportation projects.
  • Coordinates closely with Transportation & Mobility traffic engineering and transit staff on planning and implementation of projects.
  • May manages consultant relationships and manage contracts.
  • Plans and organizes assigned work programs and reviews work to ensure accuracy and timeliness; may need to work with others across the city and within the department for technical aspects of a project.
  • Serves as a dedicated point of contact for neighborhood transportation requests including but not limited to pedestrian & bicycle safety and accommodations, traffic flow, congestion, and traffic calming. This will include regular meetings, presentations, and communications.
  • Studies and makes recommendations for programmatic revisions designed to ensure transportation programs are efficient and responsive to the City’s Planning Vision;
  • May participate or manage transportation planning studies for areas and/or corridors to achieve the City’s and neighborhood’s vision.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous experience working for or with government agencies is preferred.
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is preferred.
  • This position requires a flexible schedule including attendance at various public meetings which commonly occur during the evening hours.
  • Have at least two (2) years experience in actual transportation planning work.
  • Have successfully graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in urban and regional planning, geography, architecture, or other field closely related to urban planning.
  • A Master’s Degree in urban and regional planning, geography, architecture, public or business administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the experience requirement. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the educational requirement.

Job Details:

Company: City of Fort Lauderdale

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Miami, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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