Transportation Specialist (Transportation Planning and Policy)
Snohomish County Public Works
Location: Everett, Washington
Type: Full Time
Salary: $89,792.52 - $109,300.80
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Benefits include retirement, medical, dental, and vision benefits, flexible work schedules, career development training, paid holidays and leave, life insurance, LTD, deferred compensation, annual pay increases, and Cost of Living Adjustments.
4 Year Degree
2 openings available.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2022-PWK8617R,7710R-NOV
Snohomish County is looking for transportation planning, policy, or engineering professionals, to take the lead in developing solutions to complex transportation issues arising from a rapidly urbanizing environment. Snohomish County Public Works is hiring two key positions in the Program Planning section of the Transportation and Environmental Services (TES) Division.
These Transportation Specialist positions are responsible for providing senior level transportation planning, project management, policy analysis, code writing, standards updates and the development of other transportation-related studies and technical documents. This work complements updates to the comprehensive plan and the expansion of light rail into Snohomish County.
Assignments will include:
Managing transportation studies and planning projects that analyze and provide solutions to complex transportation issues.
Working with department management, elected officials, cities, outside agencies, and stakeholders to develop recommendations.
Updating plans, codes, rules, and engineering standards.
Developing, negotiating, and implementing inter-local agreements and other contracts with cities, counties, and other agencies on behalf of Snohomish County.
The Program Planning group is responsible for long-range transportation planning, transportation studies and policy analysis, and the programming and funding of transportation improvements and programs in this fast-growing, thriving County in the Puget Sound area. Other divisional responsibilities include traffic operations and maintenance, performing environmental reviews of projects and keeping the public informed of Public Works’ projects.
Selection Process initial application assessments will begin on December 6, 2022. Please apply as early as possible.
Please attach a resumeand cover letter. In the cover letter specifically highlight how your education, training, and experience have prepared you to be successful managing transportation studies and planning projects, developing transportation policy, revising code; and working with engineering standard.
Qualified candidates: Join our team if you have experience and knowledge of transportation and traffic engineering principles and are familiar with current transportation trends and developments.
The ideal candidate will have experience managing transportation studies or planning projects as well as revising code, rules, standards, and agreements. One of the two positions will be assigned to maintain and update the County’s design standards so experience in creating, maintaining, and applying engineering standard documents is a plus.
A bachelor's degree in civil engineering, urban planning, transportation planning, or related field; AND five (5) years of specialized experience related to transportation; OR, any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills, knowledge and ability necessary to perform the work. Must pass job related tests.
Public Works is the largest department in the Snohomish County government with approximately 600 employees. Snohomish County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This growth presents many challenges for the Public Works department in maintaining and improving critical infrastructure such as roads and bridges, managing the solid waste and recycling needs of county residents, and monitoring surface water issues. You can read more about the Public Works Department at our website. As a core service provider, Public Works has developed a 5-year Strategic Plan in order to meet the near and long-term needs of our partners and the communities within Snohomish County. The department’s Vision, Mission, and Values are at the core of that commitment.