The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high-quality, safe, and equitable public infrastructure and services.
DOTI is committed to providing attention and resources to the areas, assets and people of the city with the greatest need. Through equitable contracting, equitable investments, and equitable workforce development.
DOTI’s culture revolves around four key principles: (1) Invest in Our People, (2) Operate with Discipline, (3) Use Data to Drive Decisions, and (4) Deliver Results.
Transportation & Mobility Planning is responsible for implementation of the Denver Moves plans and the Mayor’s Mobility Action Plan, which sets the vision for Denver’s transportation future of “moving people.” It works with neighborhoods, citizens, organizations, and elected officials to safely and efficiently move pedestrians, transit, bicycles, and cars throughout the city and provide choice in mobility options.
The Transportation & Mobility Planning team is seeking a Senior City Planner with experience and knowledge in multi-modal transportation planning, including bicycle, pedestrian, traffic safety, and complete streets-related projects. This Senior City Planner will support the implementation of Denver Moves by managing multimodal transportation plans and projects, conducting research and studies on active transportation, managing count data, and producing reports on multimodal transportation in Denver. This position will work with the Planning Team to oversee the development and implementation of its “Community Network” approach which focuses on identifying and programming complete multimodal transportation networks within neighborhoods across Denver.
As a Senior City Planner, duties would include:
Participate in the implementation of Denver Moves Bicycles and Denver Moves: Pedestrians & Trails and ensure that other programs/projects and applicable regulations, are consistent with the Denver Moves principles and network
Coordinate complex planning projects that support the implementation of Denver Moves and which often require coordination of consultants and with multiple DOTI divisions, City departments, external agencies and/or multi-jurisdictions
Create project scopes of work and schedules which may include preparation of existing conditions assessment, environmental research and assessment, public involvement, data analysis, timelines, and budget
Develop long- and short-term plans and policies involving bicycle and “complete streets” transportation planning initiatives and their potential impact on economic development, environmental stewardship, infrastructure development, and land use
Serve as a technical expert to DOTI, other City departments and support planning committee meetings, neighborhood groups, City Council, and other stakeholders on bicycle and pedestrian-related issues
Facilitate meetings and/or presentations to bring together interested stakeholders to discuss proposed transportation planning initiatives, assess obstacles, evaluate opposing views and interests, and determine areas of support
Our ideal candidate will have:
Master’s Degree in City or Regional Planning, Engineering, Public Policy and Administration, or a directly related degree
Five years of professional experience in multimodal transportation projects with at least one year as a project manager
Experience with planning of complete street projects including, bicycle facilities, traffic calming measures, pedestrian improvements, vision zero and other related improvements
Experience managing projects on scope, schedule, and budget
Knowledge of the MUTCD, AASHTO, and NACTO design guidelines
Proficiency in Geographic Information Systems, Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite programs
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in City or Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Historic Preservation, Engineering, or a related degree
Experience: Five (5) years of professional planning experience
Licensures/Certification(s): Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment
Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements
Internal Number: R0033904
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Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is celebrating being named “Employer of the Year” by Women in Transportation Colorado (WTS).
The organization recognized DOTI for:
- enhancing the transportation industry through its commitment to excellence and quality in its services
an outstanding record of affirmative action in hiring and promoting at all employment levels
- supporting continuing education of its employees through professional education, organizations and development opportunities
- encouraging wom...en students to enter the transportation field
DOTI has been a supporter of WTS Colorado for about a decade, encouraging employees to be involved in the organization to help their own professional development and growth as transportation leaders.
DOTI also mentors high school students through internship opportunities.
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