Job Title: Regional Planners I/II/Associates

Job Location: San Diego

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Job Description:

Annual Salary Range:
•Regional Planner I: $55,179 to $85,528
•Regional Planner II: $60,835 to $94,294
•Associate Regional Planner: $67,071 to $103,960
*Two Regional Planner positions are available, depending on the experience of the candidate, these positions will be filled at the I/II/Associate level.

Application Due Date: July 15, 2022
Expected Start Date: August 2022

The Intergovernmental Coordination section is responsible for goods movement planning, intergovernmental review, borders and binational planning, federal transportation performance measure development and compliance, Vision Zero, and safety planning efforts.

This position will support the Regional Plan implementation and development, Intergovernmental review, Federal performance management, and the Vision Zero and Safety related efforts for the agency. The Intergovernmental Review work includes working with agencies at local, state, or federal levels on planning efforts relevant to SANDAG interests.

The Technology team identifies, develops, and implements transportation technology and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects that focus on better managing our transportation network to improve system efficiencies and provide multi-modal transportation options.

This position will participate in several agency initiatives, including the SANDAG Next Operating System (Next OS), a secure digital platform that manages real-time transportation information for people and operators that use the region’s transportation network, Advancing Border Connectivity project (deploy pilot traveler information), smart intersection, and mobility hub technologies. This role also will support other related technology projects and programs and provide technical assistance for the development of concepts of operations and system requirements for agency ITS projects.

Experience and Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree with major course work in urban, regional, or transportation planning, public administration, or a related field. A combination of education and recent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

One to three years of increasingly responsible, professional regional planning experience.

Knowledge of or ability to learn the principles and practices of regional transportation planning, particularly in the areas of performance management and monitoring, stakeholder engagement, safety, equity, binational collaboration, transportation planning, and related fields.

Benefits and Salary
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:

• 9/80 flexible work schedule
• Pay-for-performance merit increases
• CalPERS pension plan with employer and employee contributions
• Excellent health insurance options for employees and their families
• Education Assistance of up to $5,250 a year for regular employees
• A transit pass for use on the bus, express bus, Trolley, and Coaster at no cost to the employee
• Paid time off including 12 paid holidays, 2 floating holiday days, and 18 paid time off (PTO) days per year

Call (619) 699-1900 or visit for information. Application Due Date: 07/15/2022. EOE.

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Apply by date: 07/15/2022