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Transportation Planner I (Hartford CT & Stamford CT)

  • CT Transit
  • Hartford, CT, USA
  • Oct 06, 2017
ID: 8309237 VIEWS: 11 Full time Automotive Transportation

Job Description

GET ON BOARD WITH CTtransit!! Get your career on board with CTtransit/CTfastrak! Play an important role in the Planning & Scheduling Department of our evolving state-of-the-art transportation system serving more than 27 million passengers annually. CTtransit is seeking a Transportation Planner I for both our Hartford & Stamford Divisions who is highly motivated and shares a passion for providing a full range of support for the Planning & Scheduling Department.
Transportation Planner I Opening available in Hartford CT & Stamford CT Job Description: Transportation Planners are responsible for routine service monitoring & analysis and the development & implementation of periodic route & schedule adjustments for the CTtransit statewide bus system and the CTfastrak bus rapid transit system. Examples of Duties: Assists in compiling and analyzing ridership and on-time performance data. Produces appropriate routine and on-demand planning reports.Investigate service requests and opportunities for improvement, including cost estimation and fleet & manpower projections.Assess impact of major traffic generators and roadway improvement projects on current & future transit operations.Assists with service analysis and design, including comprehensive operational analysis, individual route analysis and new service development.Assists in the construction of transit service schedules and bus operator work schedules including run cutting using automated & manual methods.Assists with the management of ITS products including automated headsign control and internal/external announcements.Assists in the development of various technical reports including monthly miles & hours, National Transit Database, Title VI compliance, service equity analysis, etc.Assists with all aspects of bus stop management and maintenance.Maintains professional contact with representatives of the cities & towns where CTtransit provides bus service and with representatives of neighboring bus & rail systems.Assists in the development of customer information products including public timetables and service change notifications.Work cooperatively with all levels of personnel.Attends in-service training, seminars or other opportunities for professional development as made available by the Agency. Provides training for Agency personnel as required. Actively participates in staff meetings, trainings, etc.Has thorough working knowledge of Agency policies and procedures.Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Urban Studies, Regional Planning, Geography, Public Policy, Political Science or a closely related field is preferred. Highly-relevant experience in public transportation, regional planning, or a similar industry may be substituted for a portion of the education requirement.Two (2) years of transportation experience with emphasis on route planning, scheduling or transit operations. An appropriate college degree may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.Excellent mathematical skills and the ability to work with a large volume of numbers accurately. Knowledge of transit scheduling software is a plus. Knowledge of GIS applications is desirable. Prior experience with Trapeze software products (FX, BlockBuster, TransitMaster, Ops) is highly desirable.Knowledge of the local CTtransit Hartford, New Haven or Stamford service area. Knowledge of Connecticut's statewide transportation network is desirable.Familiarity with ITS applications and other public transit technologies including AVL and APCs is desired.Valid drivers' license and the ability to be insured by our insurance company throughout employment. In-state travel is required on a regular basis.Proficient computer skills are essential, including Microsoft Office software suite (Word, Excel, Access), internet applications and utilization of all relevant office equipment. The ability to quickly learn industry-specific software is essential. Must be able to handle confidential information.Ability to prioritize multiple complex projects. Excellent communication skills (written & verbal), interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.A good work record is essential. How To Apply: Please visit our website at to complete the on-line application and attach a cover letter and resume. CTtransit is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities Category: Logistics , Keywords: Transportation Planner

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