The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Transportation Planner. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future vacancies in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe for up to three (3) months.
We currently have the following vacancy: One (1) Full Time vacancy for the Transportation Department located in Placerville, CA.
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of difficult to complex traffic engineering and transportation planning work; provides project coordination, direction, and review for other staff. Works closely with the Traffic Engineer and/or others to formulate, organize, and implement various traffic engineering and transportation planning related functions.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is the advanced journey level class responsible for the development of assigned transportation planning programs and projects. This class is distinguished from the next higher class of Traffic Engineer in that the latter has overall administrative responsibility for the Traffic Engineering unit and requires a valid California Registration as a Traffic Engineer.
Education & Experience Requirements: Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in traffic engineering, transportation planning, civil engineering, urban or regional planning, or a closely- related field.
Experience: Three (3) years of journey level professional experience in traffic engineering, transportation planning, civil engineering, urban or regional planning, or a closely-related field. Desirable work experience includes exposure to fieldwork, traffic operations analysis (e.g. HCS, Synchro, CUBE,VISSIM) and GIS.
License/Certificate: Other Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license. Possession of a certification as an American Institute of Certified Planner(AICP) or Engineer in Training (EIT) is highly desirable. Must be willing to attend meetings outside of normal working hours.
Internal Number: 1809-4114
About County of El Dorado
Local GovernmentEl Dorado County is one of the most scenic areas in California, extending from Folsom Lake and surrounding foothills, through pine-covered Sierra Nevada Range to Lake Tahoe at the Nevada border. The area’s beauty is matched by the varied recreational opportunities including skiing, boating, river rafting, hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, and equestrian trails. More than half the County’s 1,805 square mile area consists of National Forest and other recreational areas. The County’s 10,000 foot mountain peaks, 200 lakes and 682 miles of rivers make the area ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.The west side of the County includes charming Gold Rush communities. U.S. Highway 50, a major all-season route over the Sierra Nevada Range, passes through the center of the County, crossing Echo Summit at 7,400 feet as it enters the spectacular Tahoe Basin, the other major geographic area of the County.The County features a diversity of living styles including country and executive homes, rural estates, view properties, homes with nearby golf courses, and airparks. The sale prices of homes average from $170,000 to $275,000 with estate homes starting at $500,000. Quality educati...on is available with K-12 schools, the Placerville Campus of Cosumnes River College, and nearby California State University at Sacramento.