The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Transportation. The opening is for a Community Planner (Transportation) (Open to both U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees) in Madison, Wisconsin Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Community Planner (Transportation) (Open to both U.S. Citizens and Federal Employees) – Madison, Wisconsin
Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
Job ID: 427171Start Date: 03/18/2021End Date: 03/29/2021
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must (1) meet the Mandatory Education Requirement for the series, (2) provide a copy of your transcript(s) for verification, AND (3) meet the specialized experience requirements for each grade. Please review the following information before proceeding with the application process:
(1) All applicants must meet the education requirements under A or B to qualify for applying to a Community Planning position:
A. Degree:community planning; or related field such as urban affairs, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, sociology, geography, economics, political science, or public administration that included at least 12 semester hours in the planning process, socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, urban and regional economic analysis, and development finance.
Note: Applicants with degrees in related fields, such as those listed above, who do not have the 12 semester hours of specified course work must have had at least 1 year of work experience in community planning acquired under the supervision and guidance of a community planner.
B. Combination of education and experience:courses equivalent to a major in one of the above disciplines, or a combination of related courses totaling at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the above disciplines of which at least 12 semester hours were in the planning process, and socioeconomic and physical elements of planning, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
For additional information, please refer to the OPM qualifications standard for Community Planning Series, GS-0020: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0000/community-planning-series-0020/
(2) Upload the appropriate document(s) to your application for verification purposes.(Refer to ‘Required Documents’ section for additional guidance.) Foreign educationmust be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, seethe Department of Education website. Note: Students enrolled in a qualifying degree program can apply if the anticipated graduation date is within six months of the closing date of this announcement. If selected, the final transcript must be received before your start date.Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet either the specialized experience or education requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration. You will be asked related questions as part of your application, but you need to verify how you meet the specialized experience or education in your resume or you may be deemed ineligible.
OnExperience,you must have at least one year of experience, equal or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level,which included: Experience in transportation planning that entailed consideration of the interplay of various modes of transportation. This experience may have included performing work, such as or related to the following: Reviewing transportation products/documents and preparing comments and recommendations;
Providing advice and guidance on transportation planning at a local, regional, state, or national level;
Researching information and developing presentations on a variety of transportation planning topics;
Reviewing transportation programs and making recommendations for improvement; or
Coordinating with other technical specialists on transportation planning products. Or onEducation,you must have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
You can also have acombinationof graduate education and experience. This must be fully supported by your resume and transcripts, provided with your application.
OnExperience,you must have at least one year of experience, equal or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level,which included: Experience in transportation planning that entailed consideration of the interplay of various modes of transportation (as described above under the GS-11 section); AND
Experience developing and/or evaluating transportation planning and program development processes at a local, regional, state, or national level; AND
Experience in representing the organization at public meetings and conferences. You cannot substitute education at this grade level; you must have experience.
For all types of consideration,experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):Your qualifications will also be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of transportation planning, legislation, regulations and guidance.
Knowledge of transportation planning practices and analysis.
Knowledge of transportation planning administration and funding.
Skill in communication.
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