In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for supervising an operating unit engaged in transportation planning studies, programs and related activities.
Receives general direction from the Transportation Assistant Planning Director or other employee of higher grade.
Supervises Transportation Planners of lower grade and other staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff;
Provides staff training and assistance;
Conducts performance evaluations;
Determines priorities and plans unit work;
Establishes and maintains unit procedures;
Develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards;
Acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures;
Oversees development of integrated and comprehensive unimodal or multi-modal transportation plans, programs and activities for movement of goods or people;
Oversees preparation of reports, studies, surveys and other related activities;
Develops findings and conclusions;
Makes recommendations based on completed analyses;
Provides final review for accuracy and conformance with standards and requirements;
Provides direction in interpretation and coordination of transportation plans, programs and activities to local, regional, state and federal agencies;
Makes preparations and presentations for legislative and public hearings as required;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
relevant agency policies and procedures;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
multi-modal transportation theories, practices and methodologies;
social, economic and environmental considerations involved in transportation planning;
oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability to
plan, organize and execute projects and studies;
develop and use computer software including planning models and other programs related to planning process;
comprehend and interpret laws and regulations;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of professional experience in transportation civil engineering or transportation, urban, regional or environmental planning.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a lead capacity.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Transportation Planner 2.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in civil engineering, transportation, urban, regional or environmental planning may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
The classification of Transportation Supervising Planner is assigned to Salary Group FS 28a.
Employees shall proceed through that salary group and then shall proceed to the maximum salary of Salary Group FS 29.
The Job Code is identified as Salary Plan FE in CORE-CT.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Transportation Supervising Planner (40 Hour) in Salary Group FE 28 approved effective July 10, 2015. (Reviewed for content. Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 24-019