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Associate Planner

Location: Arlington Heights
Office: Strategic Services
Department: Service Planning & Scheduling

Job Description:
This is a planning position within the Service Planning & Scheduling Department of the Strategic Services Division at Pace headquarters in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Under the direction of the Service Planning & Scheduling Section Manager and guidance of other key managers within Strategic Services, performs the following tasks: Plans and implements changes in fixed routes, community transit and paratransit services operated by Pace garages and contractors; analyzes route performance data from Pace's intelligent bus fleet such as on-time performance in order to make improvements in service; conducts field work to review current service and plan new service; calculates the costs of service changes; participates in Pace service restructuring initiatives whereby current service is evaluated region by region by a cross-functional team with the goal of adjusting service to increase ridership, revenue and speed; investigates service inquiries from the public; attends public meetings when needed; participates in the posted stop project to transition stops from flag stop to posted stop; is outstationed at one or more Pace garages several times a month; assists in training and mentoring new planners and interns; and the candidate must be a good problem solver. On the job training is provided. Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:
The qualified candidate must have at least two (2) years of experience in public or private transit as a Planner (a combination of full time employment and internships in transit planning can be used for the required experience) plus a Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning with a transit focus or Transportation Planning. A Master's Degree in Urban Planning or Transportation Planning or AICP certification is preferred but not necessary. The candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, have outstanding interpersonal skills, have a passion for transit planning, able to handle a number of projects simultaneously without becoming stressed, and be able to use the following software applications: ArcMap/GIS, Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point (knowledge of Hastus scheduling software is a plus but not necessary). The qualified candidate must have a good work history and possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record in order to use staff cars for field work or to attend off-property meetings.

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