Overview

Job Description    

Do you want to work in a role where you can influence your community in a tangible way? Do you want to work in a collaborative environment to keep our communities moving forward and united? Are you looking to join an industry that continues to move forward at the speed of a moving train? Our Service Planning team wants you to join their team as a Service Planner to effect real change in the community and how community members interact with us and one another using our various transit services!

Responsibilities

As our Service Planner, you will:

  • Locate and quantify viable transit travel markets using industry-accepted analytical methods.
  • Define service alignments and service levels.
  • Determine the effectiveness of existing services in meeting the expectations of target markets.
  • Evaluate business/consumer practices of key entities (e.g. employers, developers) that could diminish the potential impact of service investment.
  • Analyze policies and practices that guide the service development process.
  • Assist with project management activities.
  • Assist in the administration of the bus stop program within an assigned geographical area.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Economics, Business, Math or a closely related field required.
Three years related work in transit planning, such as an Assistant Service Planner. Must have a valid Utah driver’s license with no more than 4 moving violations in the past three 3 years; cannot have more than 1 violation of driving under the influence of alcohol or any drug within the last 10 years.

  • – OR –
    an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
    [UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Intermediate skills in Trapeze reports
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Customer Comment Module; Statistical and database software
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Determine the most efficient distribution of limited resources
  • Think analytically, Perform detailed work, Apply new ideas to solve problems
  • Work independently or as a team member, and cooperatively with customers and the public, even in controversial situations.
  • This job requires regular and predictable attendance.

UTA’S TOTAL BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Medical with a low deductible, Dental, Life, Vision, and Disability Insurance with a flexible health spending account
  • 22 accrued days of PTO (13 vacation days and 9 sick days) including 12 additional holidays off/year
  • 457 Retirement plan, with a Retiree Medical Account
  • Pension plan, which fully vests after 5 years of employment
  • Employee health and wellness program including a free on-site clinic and with no cost to employees, their spouses, and their dependents
  • Training development and career advancement opportunities
  • Education tuition reimbursement
  • Free transit passes for all employees, their spouses, and their dependents under the age of 23
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounts to Vasa Fitness
  • Other discounts and memberships with various community partners.