Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Planner
Location: San Diego, California
Type: Full Time
Policy and Planning
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
4 Year Degree
Annual Salary Range: $81,524.91 - $126,363.62 Closing Date: March 31, 2023 Expected Start Date: June 2023
Role The Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Planner will deliver, and support several agency initiatives, including the SANDAG Next Operating System (Next OS), an important element of the Five Big Moves, which is a secure digital platform that manages real-time transportation information for people and operators that use the region’s transportation network. This role will also lead other related technology projects and systems and provide technical guidance and support for the development of concepts of operations and system requirements for agency ITS projects.
Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with major course work in regional or transportation planning, engineering, operations, or a related field.
Five years of increasingly responsible experience supporting ITS planning or transportation programs and services; relevant experience in lieu of educational requirements will be considered.
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and current trends related to regional planning, transportation systems management and operations, or ITS systems engineering planning.
Project management experience including preparing and managing budgets, schedules, and project control measures; developing RFPs, scopes of work, and contracts; experience evaluating proposals and selecting and managing consultants.
Experience administering grant programs; experience assembling, organizing, and submitting grant applications, amendments, and progress reports.
Experience staffing committees and/or working groups, including the preparation of agendas, reports, and meeting summaries.
Benefits SANDAG offers comprehensive benefits, to include health, dental, and vision insurance as well as employee assistance, wellness, and work/life balance programs. Additionally, SANDAG offers the following:
Hybrid (three days onsite in office) and 9/80 flexible work schedule (every other Monday off)
Pay-for-performance merit increases
CalPERS pension plan with employer and employee contributions
Excellent health insurance options for employees and their eligible dependents
Free dental and vision insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
Education Assistance of up to $5,250 a year for regular employees
Free transit pass for use throughout the San Diego region, Rapid Express, Trolley, and COASTER
Paid time off including 12 paid holidays, 2 floating holiday days, generous paid time off (PTO) per year
SANDAG is the San Diego Association of Governments. We are both a metropolitan planning organization and a council of governments, bringing together local decision-makers to develop solutions to regional issues including improving equity, transportation, air quality, clean energy, economic development, goods movement, public health, public safety, housing, and more.