Principal Transportation Planner

The City of Anaheim Public Works Department – Engineering Division: Traffic and Transportation Section is seeking a Principal Transportation Planner for the Traffic & Transportation Section.

This section provides for mobility and safety of people and goods. Services range from increasing arterial street capacity by operating Intelligent Transportation Systems infrastructure, to providing traffic planning assistance for both local and regional transportation projects. These services fit into the larger City purposes by enhancing neighborhoods by protecting residential streets from excessive cut-through traffic; providing access to businesses to build a strong economy; enhancing safety through adequate intelligent transportation systems/traffic signal construction and maintenance, arterial signing and striping. This position will plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing transportation planning services for the Traffic and Transportation Section of the Public Works Department.

The Principal Transportation Planner, under direction of the City Traffic Engineer, will manage transportation initiatives and transit planning projects, oversee local and regional transportation planning efforts, administer the Anaheim Tourism Improvement District (ATID) program for projects within the Anaheim Resort Area and Platinum Triangle, and coordinate with local and regional transportation agencies such as OCTA, SCAG and Caltrans.

The priorities and projects for the position include:

Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing transportation planning services for the Traffic and Transportation Section of the Public Works Department.
Serve as Principal-in-Charge for the General Plan Circulation Element Update, Anaheim Traffic Analysis Model (ATAM) Update, and Traffic Fee Nexus Study Update.
Lead transportation planning, mobility, transit, and active transportation efforts and studies
Prepare and submit grant funding application for transportation projects to improve traffic flow, circulation, and safety.
Provide oversight and administration of City franchise agreements such as the one with Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN).
Lead the Anaheim Tourism Improvement District (ATID) Transportation Committee.
Review outside agency CEQA documents for impacts to City of Anaheim
Manage the City’s Bus Stops, working with the City’s Contract and OCTA
Work with OCTA, ATN, and other transit operators
Participate in and oversee regional coordination activities; review a variety of Federal, State, and local policies, programs.
Represent City of Anaheim at SCAG, Caltrans, OCTA, ATN, High Speed Rail, etc.