Principal Transportation Planner

Agency Alameda County Transportation Commission



ACTC Principal Transportation Planner Brochure

The Opportunity

Under general direction, plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, and reviews the work of planning staff, including long- and short-term project planning, programming and compliance, analysis, and related areas; coordinates assigned activities with other Commission departments and outside agencies; provides highly complex staff assistance to the Deputy Director of Planning and Policy; and performs related work as required.  Successful performance of the work requires an extensive professional transportation planning background as well as skill in coordinating work with that of other Commission departments and public agencies.


Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in regional or urban planning, transportation planning, civil engineering, business or public administration, or a related field.

Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in transportation and/or transit planning or professional experience in planning, zoning and related activities.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License.

Compensation and Benefits

The annual salary range is $108,902 to $141,573, depending on qualifications and experience.

 The Alameda County Transportation Commission offers a generous benefits package:

Cafeteria Plan which employees can use to choose the following:

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance; and

Life, AD&D, and Long-term and Short-Term Disability Insurance.

Retirement Program in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS):

Classic Member (current member of CalPERS) – 2.5% at age 55 (employee contributes 3%)

New Member (under new PEPRA laws) – 2% at age 62 (employee contributes 6.25%)

Vacation Leave: Starts at 10 days per year and increases based on years of service.

Sick Leave: Accrued at 1 day per month.

Holidays: 11 paid holidays, plus 2 floating holidays, per year.

Other benefits, including transit subsidy, flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, etc.

Important Application Information

To apply for this opportunity, please visit Koff & Associates’ website at to download an application and to submit your cover letter, resume, and application.  You may also mail the completed application materials:

Koff & Associates

2835 7th Street

Berkeley, CA 94710

This recruitment will remain open until filled; however, candidates are encouraged to apply early in the process for optimal consideration. The first review of resumes will take place on January 8, 2016.

Alameda County Transportation Commission is an equal opportunity employer encouraging workforce diversity.

Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract; these provisions are subject to change.


Koff & Associates