Administrative, Operations, Policy and Planning, Project Management
4 Year Degree
Position: Program Analyst – Transportation Planner/ GIS Analyst
Salary: $24.09 - $41.57 Hourly, Depends on Qualifications + Full Benefits
Location: Ventura County Transportation Commission, Ventura, CA
Hours: Full-Time Position
Apply By: 5:00 PM (PST), Friday July 14, 2017
The Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) is soliciting applications for the position of Program Analyst – Transportation Planner/GIS Analyst. The incumbent, under general supervision of the Planning and Technology Director, performs a variety of professional-level and technical planning assignments, including support for special studies, active transportation and bicycle planning, transportation modeling, call box management, grant writing and managing VCTC’s real property assets. This position will be responsible for collecting, maintaining, analyzing transportation and land use data in a GIS environment.
The position requires the ability to prepare written reports, analyze and effectively present and communicate technical data to a variety of audiences including other departments, VCTC’s elected Board, outside agencies and the general public. Strong communication skills both written and oral are essential in this position as well as a strong working knowledge of ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
Typical and Important Duties-Planning
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Research and analysis of transportation planning data or information as directed.
Manage planning efforts as directed including active transportation, congestion management, airport land use or other efforts.
Collect, collate highway capacity data from outside agencies or jurisdictions.
Represent VCTC at a variety of committees and meetings with outside agencies, jurisdictions and/or the public.
Produce GIS based maps in support of VCTC activities as directed.
Prepare and deliver agenda items, reports and presentations for the VCTC Board and others as directed.
Typical and Important Duties – Managing Real Property Assets
Issue Right of Entry permits for activities on VCTC property.
Coordinate required weed abatement, debris removal or general policing of the VCTC properties.
Annual reporting to various regulatory agencies.
Establish and update a GIS based property management tool.
The Ideal Candidate This position may be filled at any point of the salary range depending on candidate’s experience. Specific experience and education requirements are:
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:
Experience: Three years of progressively more responsible transportation-related experience in transportation planning, general planning, and/or geographic information systems technical work.
Training: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with major coursework in business administration, public administration, social services, political science, public policy, environmental studies, planning, urban studies or a related field.
Travel Requirement This job requires travel to different sites and locations using your own vehicle.
How to Apply
To apply for this excellent opportunity, candidates must submit an application through CalOpps.org. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, July 14, 2017. Candidates can access the application at
https://www.calopps.org/ViewAgencyJob.cfm?ID=31670 and find out more information about VCTC at https://www.goventura.org. Only those candidates that submit an application, cover letter, and resume will be reviewed. Cover letters should address experience and qualifications, your career goals, as well as your specific interest in this specific position. After the final filing date, applications, cover letters and resumes will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. Please, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any additional inquiries.
The Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) is a regional transportation planning agency committed to keeping Ventura County moving! If you drive, take transit, bike or walk in Ventura County, chances are, the VCTC has helped you do it. By working in close partnership with each of the cities and the County, the VCTC is ever mindful of maintaining the character of Ventura County while prioritizing transportation investments