Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Open Position - Trip Planner Coordinator - Fort Worth Transportation Authority

Fort Worth Transportation Authority has an immediate opening for a Trip Planner Coordinator to work under the general supervision of the Director of Planning. This position will assist in advancing the development of transit information and trip planning tools for The T and will monitor the following geographic information including all necessary attributes:route patterns, bus stop locations, and street segments throughout the service area.

Oversee the maintenance and analysis of ridership data that is collected via surveys and automatic passenger counters to determine optimal placement of stops, transfer points and routes. Coordinate with the Planning, Operations, and MITS (Paratransit) departments to respond to request for information or database updating. Assist in the development design, creation and maintenance of databases, maps, and other related projects. Conduct mapping research in the field and in the office. Developing and maintaining database of bus stop signs and amenities using ArcGIS, Arcview, MS Access, MS Excel, Trapeze and SPSS software; administering GPS programs; and planning short and long range projects. Transportation planning and scheduling principles is preferred.

REQUIREMENTS: BS in Information Technology, Database Management, Geographic Information Systems or a related discipline and completion of a graduate level degree in Urban Planning or IT related field of study is preferred. Working towards a graduate level degree in these fields of study will also be considered. The starting salary range is between $22.36 and $33.54 with a maximum of 29 hours per week.
How to apply: through April 8, 2011.

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