San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
  • Stockton, CA, USA
  • 135000-185000 per year 64.90-88.94
  • Full Time

− Choice of PPO or HMO plans. 100% employee coverage, 70% dependent coverage − Vision, dental and life insurance programs − Agency contribution equivalent of 15% of employee’s base salary to a defined contribution plan (401(a)); five-year vesting program − Sick leave accrued at 12 days per year − Vacation leave accrued starting at 10 days per year − 10 observed holidays − Floating holidays accrued at four days per year − Optional deferred compensation program (457)


Planning Manager (Manager) is responsible for leading, managing, and overseeing advanced, highly-complex professional planning studies and activities, that include but are not limited to, carrying out of short-and long-range passenger rail and transit planning, agency coordination, advocacy, station area development, environmental, and network integration with other transportation services/expansion programs (including high-speed rail) efforts for both the Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) and San Joaquins rail services. The position supports ACE and San Joaquins financial planning and programming, grant program, capital projects, outreach and marketing, transit-oriented development, and other activities related to maintaining and improving these services. The Manager will assist with the development and preparation of competitive grant applications, capital project development, project tracking and reporting, and coordinate with other departments and agencies. The position will involve project implementation, making decisions to solve problems, working closely with state and local partners, and representing San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC) and San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority (SJJPA) at public events and meetings.
The Manager will report directly to the Executive Director (for both SJRRC and SJJPA), and split their time between the ACE, San Joaquins, and high-speed rail (HSR) services. For ACE, and San Joaquins, the work is focused largely on the joint ACE/San Joaquins improvement and expansion program known as "Valley Rail". A goal of Valley Rail is to improve and expand ACE to serve Modesto, Merced, Sacramento, Butte County and Union City/BART. The Valley Rail Program includes several projects and initiatives to improve and increase the frequency of the San Joaquins service and expand the San Joaquins to Butte County. The Manager will lead the critical network integration planning and coordination with HSR (see Figure 1 attached).
The Manager will oversee the Departmental efforts in planning tasks related to ACE and San Joaquins service improvements and expansion as well as planning tasks related to network integration with HSR Interim Service between Merced and Bakersfield and the operations of HSR Interim Service (SJJPA is expected to be the Operating Agency for HSR Interim Service).

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