The City of Minneapolis is seeking two motivated early career planners to join the Transportation Planning and Programming Division and the Traffic & Parking Services Division of Public Works to assist in all aspects of transportation planning related to citywide and regional transportation projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of multimodal transportation planning and have the flexibility to support a wide range of planning activities, including development, analysis, review, design, and implementation of transportation projects, plans, programs and systems.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform analytical and technical duties related to development and implementation of a variety of transportation programs including bicycle, pedestrian, transit, signal, and transportation systems management. • Assist with planning and developing the City's capital improvement program. • Respond to requests for information from the general public, City staff, elected officials, developers, and other interested parties; research requested information and make recommendations appropriate to resolving inquiries and/or complaints. • Monitor and coordinate on-going operations of an assigned program area; perform related analytical work and maintain documentation and supporting records and statistics. • Assist in site plan review, focusing on adherence to transportation related standards and regulations, and make comments and recommendations to support findings. • Develop project-based renderings of concept level designs and layouts, including 3D renderings and visualizations. • Participate in, coordinate, and host public and stakeholder public meetings. • Prepare, edit, format and produce technical reports and displays. • Provide expertise in transportation planning and successfully coordinate across divisions, departments, and agency organizations to advance projects, programs and systems. • Utilize full suite of drafting and graphic software to achieve and maintain consistent graphic standards in diagrams, maps, plans and documents. • Prepare or assist in preparing public realm frameworks to aid in planning activities. • Perform traffic modeling and analysis; review and manage traffic impact studies and travel demand management plans. • Address traffic calming and neighborhood traffic control issues. • Responsible for completion of other efforts/projects as assigned.
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MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in City, Regional, or Community Planning, Traffic Planning or Engineering, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture or a closely related field, or equivalent
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Two years of related experience which have included Transportation Planning, Urban Planning and Design, Land Use Planning, Capital Planning and Programming, or Street Design.
EQUIVALENCY: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Minneapolis Public Works designs, builds and maintains the City of Minneapolis’ infrastructure; which includes but is not limited to: streets and bridges, public buildings, city fleet of vehicles, storm and sanitary sewer system, drinking water treatment and distribution, parking ramps and surface lots, traffic signals, signage and striping; solid waste and recycling and more.