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Yolo County Transportation District is accepting applications for the following positions.

All inquiries and application materials should be emailed to ksouza@yctd.org.

Senior, Associate and Assistant Transportation Planner

Yolo County, located just west of Sacramento, California, has a population of approximately 205,000. The Sacramento Metropolitan Area has a population of 2.1 million persons. Yolo County Transportation District (YCTD) is a special district made up by representation from the Cities of Woodland, Davis, West Sacramento, Winters and the County of Yolo, as well as the University of California at Davis and Caltrans. Formed in 1997, YCTD's roles have grown to include intercity public transportation, local public transportation, congestion management planning, acting as a countywide mechanism for federal applications for both transit and roads, as well as for input on updates to the Metropolitan Transportation Plan. YCTD currently owns 59 vehicles (including 43 CNG buses) and contracts out all of its transit services to the private sector. YCTD is one of four local jurisdictions promoting the construction of a streetcar from West Sacramento to Downtown and Midtown Sacramento.


The District has recently updated its salary schedule and will be hiring up to two (2) positions falling under the Senior Planner, Associate Planner or Assistant Planning classification. These positions require the knowledge of: theory, principles, and practices of governmental and transportation planning, current trends in federal, state, regional and local transportation planning, financial and budgeting knowledge, statistical and research methods as applied to the collection of data, laws, ordinance, rules and regulations affecting land use. Knowledge of long-range transportation needs and transportation techniques, theory and principles of automated data collection and processing, working knowledge of Windows-based PCs, spreadsheet and database applications and programming is required. Scheduling and run-cutting knowledge would be helpful.

Senior Planner

Salary Range $77,322 to $96,320 Annually. Minimum four (4) years experience in transit service planning, transportation planning, land use planning, environmental planning, or closely related field. This position requires a candidate who is well versed in transit planning. The ideal candidate is a forward thinker who anticipates opportunities and is strategic in approach; has a proven track record of completing projects; is technologically savvy and interested in finding new ways to automate processes; and possesses exceptional leadership skills with a strong emphasis on mentoring staff within the division. The Senior Planner is responsible for assisting in the development of strategic transit planning initiatives for multi-modal transportation and transit plans, programs, and projects for the District.

Associate Planner

Salary Range $66,096 to $81,594 Annually. Minimum two (2) years experience in transit service planning, land use planning, environmental planning, or closely related field. This position calls for an enthusiastic, creative, and self-motivated individual to join a multi-faceted department that embraces transportation planning. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator who has the capability to develop facilitation, project management, and conflict resolution skills; have experience assisting the public with matters regarding transit, land use, development, and environmental review; and possess initiative, good judgment, and critical thinking skills.

Assistant Planner

$56,334 to $70,158 Annually. Minimum one (1) year experience in transit service planning, transportation planning, land use planning, environmental planning, or closely related field. This entry-level position performs professional current and long-range planning duties of moderate difficulty. This is an exceptional opportunity for a self-motivated, outgoing individual to participate in a multi-faceted department embracing sustainable transit and transportation and service planning.

Applications due Friday February 12, 2016 4 pm at YCTD, 350 Industrial Way, Woodland, CA 95776. EOE

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