October 2021 Jobs: Seattle Children’s Transportation & Sustainability – Transportation Planner

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Job ID2021-40412
Area of Interest:  Transportation
Location Name:  818 Stewart
FTE/Hours per pay period:  1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status:  Regular
Department:  Transportation/ Sustainability
Shift:  Day Shift
Primary Location:  Seattle, WA

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

In 2020, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation’s best children’s hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.


The Transportation Planner uses transportation demand management (TDM) principles to develop, implement, and improve upon Seattle Children’s innovative and effective transportation solutions created primarily for employees, with the goals of attracting and retaining the organization’s workforce, meeting state and regional commute trip reduction mandates, and enhancing travel options and business solutions in support of Seattle Children’s mission. This position is the second level within a three-level Transportation Planner series . The Transportation Planner is responsible for analyzing and improving projects, programs, or policy alternatives in terms of stated goals and potential impacts. Assigned work may be organization-wide in scale or focused on a specific policy or travel solution. Individuals at this level have some transportation planning, policy analysis, program evaluation and/or communication and outreach experience. Assigned standard work is performed with less guidance, while more complex tasks and projects are performed under closer supervision. Develops and maintains effective working relationships with other departments across the organization and may also collaborate with external entities in the public and private sector to build and maintain Seattle Children’s holistic, comprehensive and award-winning transportation programs. Provides research, analysis, planning, and technical support through the preparation of visual aids including, maps, tables, and graphs and technical writing to implement department projects and goals.



Required Education/Experience:
– Bachelor’s Degree in Urban/Regional/Community/City Planning, Public Policy, GIS, Geography, Sustainable Transportation , Engineering, Communications, Program Management or related field.
– Minimum of two (2) years experience working in transportation, public policy, environmental management, urban planning, or project management.

Required Credentials:
– N/A

– Master’s Degree in Urban/Regional/Community/City Planning, Public Policy, GIS, Geography, Sustainable Transportation, Engineering, Business, Communications, Program Management or related field.
– At least three (3) years transportation/project planning experience.
– Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to create maps and analyze geo-spatial, transportation, and demographic data.
– Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat Pro to create outreach materials.
– Proficiency with Tableau data visualization software and/or Stata or comparable data analysis software.

In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children’s requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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