Transportation Planner


Date Posted



Urban Planning August 30, 2018 District Department of Transportation Washington, DC, USA

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This position is located in the Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV), Office of the Director. The incumbent is responsible for formulating and implementing processes that ensure the For-Hire transportation needs for the District of Columbia provides safe and efficient services for all DC citizens and visitors.


Incumbent develops scopes of work for consultant studies to assess and improve the For-Hire transportation services. Assess the operational effectiveness of the transportation services relative to capacity, design, level-of-service, and safety.

Collects and analyzes data on traffic design, pedestrian planning and design, for hire transportation management, safety enforcement and operational requirements.

Incumbent develops alternatives for ensuring safe and efficient utilization of the For-Hire services within the City. Prepares technical position papers, reports, and policies on issues intended to increase the operational efficiency and safety of the services.

Attends meeting, seminars and conferences relating to transportation services planning.

The incumbent is responsible for the completion of assigned tasks within a project phase of a scope of services. May serve as project lead to ensure all phases are completed.

Assist project manager and project team with technical activities of various community and transportation planning projects.

Communicates regularly with project team members to ensure understanding of assignments and tasks and to coordinate the completion of assignments, tasks and project phases.

Facilitates and participates in project meetings, as necessary, with multi-disciplinary project teams, clients, stakeholders, public, and others.

Responsible for the development of reports, exhibits, documentation, materials and any other information required to document the results of the study or project.

Participates in the collection, assimilation and analysis of the data, information and documentation for the study or project.

Develops and facilitates presentations to summarize project results. Utilizes geographic information systems to collect, display, and evaluate data information.


Applicant must possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to CS-11 grade level of the District of Columbia government service or its non-District equivalent that demonstrates knowledge, ability to analyze data and analytical reports that are relative to community planning decisions; transportation network layers and traffic analysis zoning; and safety enforcement and operational requirements.

In addition the applicant must possess supervisory experience or an equivalent of education and experiences.