Transportation Planning Manager - Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

October 17, 2017

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

San Jose, California 95119


This position requires extensive experience managing project activities and staff responsible for Geographical Information Systems (GIS) analysis and travel demand forecasting.  This position will be responsible for directing all technical, analytical, quality assurance and supervisory duties involved in the development and implementation of the VTA GIS Enterprise system and protocols and travel demand modeling and analysis efforts.  The preferred candidate is expected to have directly relevant qualifications in GIS and travel demand modeling for a large public or private sector agency.


Under general direction, the Transportation Planning Manager - Travel Demand Modeling, Research and Analysis plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the activities and staff in the Congestion Management Agency.

This is a single position class that is assigned to the Development and Congestion Management Agency. The classification has full supervisory and administrative authority over all of VTA's Travel Demand Modeling, Research and Analysis activities. Responsibilities include travel demand forecasting, and Geographical Information Systems utilization as they relate to Transportation Planning issues within Santa Clara County and the Bay Area region. Positions in this class must exercise substantial judgment and initiative for developing programming priorities and funding recommendations that are presented to Executive Management and the VTA Board of Directors.


Development of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is typically obtained through training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in transportation planning, urban planning, engineering, or a related field and six (6) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of travel demand forecasting, transportation model development, transportation planning and simulation, and transportation data analysis or similar experience, at least three (3) years of which must be demonstrated management experience.

Only on-line applications are accepted for this position.  In order to obtain additional information or to apply for this position, proceed to our website.  The application deadline for this position has been extended to 11/13/17.