Associate Transit Planner
Spokane Transit Authority’s Division of Planning and Development is looking to onboard a new Associate Transit Planner to join its team. The Associate Transit Planner will play an integral role in exciting projects including the implementation and improvement of transit stops, routes, amenities, and facilities.
Ideal Candidate Profile
- Someone genuinely invested in bettering their community through public transportation.
- Experience with data collection and analysis.
- Engaging with audiences of all backgrounds and interests.
- Experience with short and long-range planning efforts.
Examples of Duties
- Coordinates the location and implementation of bus stops consistent with industry standards for safety, accessibility, and customer experience.
- Maintains accurate records on passenger facilities, and identifies requirements for improvements.
- Coordinates with internal departments and partner agencies in the provision of passenger shelters, stop signage, and ADA accessibility.
- Manages agreements for the maintenance and provision of standard poles and signage, transit shelters, lighting and other associated improvements within public rights of way.
- Ensures standard bus stop plans are maintained and are disseminated to developers and jurisdictions for the proactive inclusion of infrastructure necessary for service.
- Prepares staff reports, technical documentation, planning guidelines to support the functions of the department of Planning and Development.
Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in transportation or urban planning, geography, mapping, business or public administration, engineering or a related field, and two years of work experience in a related field. A relevant Master’s degree or graduate level course work may be substituted for the required work experience.
Spokane Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity/race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status.