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-> CALL FOR MENTORS AND MENTEES - TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD ANNUAL MEETING MENTORING PROGRAM
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the TRB Young Members Council (YMC) are promoting increased involvement and engagement of young and new members in TRB activities. To support new and young members, and to facilitate their engagement, TRB and the TRB YMC have developed the committee-based mentoring program focused on the annual meeting, and pairs interested young professionals and students with more experienced TRB Committee Members and Friends.
Deadline: November 26, 2018, http://bit.ly/2DCKlmx

-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - 2019 NEXTGEN TRAIL LEADERS, AMERICAN HIKING SOCIETY
The American Hiking Society is accepting applications for its second class of NextGen Trail Leaders. Young advocates (age 18-40) join AHS for a year of advocacy and stewardship opportunities. Throughout 2019, Trail Leaders will participate in the Hike the Hill® advocacy week in DC, receive training on effective advocacy and meet directly with Members of Congress; join National Trails Day® events; take a Volunteer Vacation; share their voice on social media and in AHS communications; and participate in other AHS activities and programs.
Deadline: December 3, 2018, http://bit.ly/2DDrRlM

-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - 2019 SAFE ROUTES TO PARKS ACTIVATING COMMUNITIES PROGRAM, SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP
The Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities program is accepting applications for awards to communities. They will select 11 communities to receive tailored technical assistance to develop Safe Routes to Parks action plans and awards $12,500 to each community to begin implementation of those plans.
Deadline: December 10, 2018 by 11:59 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2DCPcUD

-> JOB - BIKE/PEDESTRIAN COORDINATOR, MT DOT, HELENA, MT
The Bike/Pedestrian Coordinator serves as the department liaison for bicycle and pedestrian interests and is responsible for implementing the state bicycle and pedestrian program by conducting planning activities with federal, state and local government agencies and community groups, involved in developing land-use and multimodal transportation planning efforts. Through these planning activities, the coordinator provides technical support and expertise to meet the needs of the community or constituent group based on Departmental policies and Federal Highway Administration criteria related to the development of bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The position is also responsible for resources and support for bicycle/pedestrian related behavioral projects & programs and performing a variety of other duties as assigned.
Deadline: November 18, 2018 by 11:59 pm based on your computer’s time zone, http://bit.ly/2DDoU4L

-> 2 JOBS - PUBLIC WORKS, CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER, CO

- DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING SUPERVISOR - MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS
The City and County of Denver is seeking highly qualified leaders with expertise in multimodal transportation innovations; pedestrian, transit, corridor planning plan implementation. This is a position in a growing organization that will be responsible for leading and supervising staff working on the transit and corridor transportation programs within the Transportation and Mobility Planning Division of Denver Public Works.
Deadline: November 21, 2018, http://bit.ly/2DDk6wo

- TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER (VISION ZERO / AREA ENGINEER)
This is a unique opportunity to become a part of Denver’s Vision Zero implementation team within Denver Public Works Division of Project Development and Community Design. Our goal: Eliminate all serious injury and fatal traffic crashes by the Year 2030. The person hired for the Transportation Engineer (Vision Zero / Area Engineer) position will have two general sets of duties, one set for Vision Zero program and another set for Area Engineer tasks and responsibilities.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2DCsYCf

-> JOB - MULTIMODAL PLANNER, WA STATE DOT, OLYMPIA OR DOWNTOWN SEATTLE, WA
The WA State DOT (WSDOT) seeks a highly motivated project manager who will deliver advanced planning projects and studies; use sophisticated engagement and collaboration techniques; and develop actionable insights from data, analysis, research and community input. This position focuses on public transportation, which includes work on transit, mobility as a service, shared mobility, livability, sustainability, active transportation, inclusion, equity, transportation demand management, and multimodal transportation system performance. Projects include updates to the Statewide Public Transportation Plan, Statewide Human Services Transportation Plan, and Statewide Transportation Demand Management Action Plan.
Deadline: November 21, 2018 by 11:59 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2DGJFwu

-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION DEMAND MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN, CITY OF WILSONVILLE, OR
Wilsonville's Transit department, SMART, is seeking a motivated self-starter with excellent customer service and organizations skills to develop and implement youth programs that promote alternative modes of transportation. Under general supervision, this person performs a variety of complex and responsible professional duties in the development and implementation of programs to encourage efficient use of transportation resources and options; serves as a multi-disciplinary team leader for large projects and program areas; develops collaborative relationships with community and nonprofit organizations; develops and implements education, marketing, and public information campaigns. Conducts research and interviews; compiles and analyzes data; develops program definitions, plans, and performance measures.
Deadline: November 21 by 11:59 pm PT, http://bit.ly/2DCLNVT

-> 2 JOBS - ADVENTURE CYCLING ASSOCIATION, MISSOULA, MT

- MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR
Adventure Cycling Association seeks a dynamic, well-organized leader to direct and grow their membership and to help further their mission of inspiring, empowering and connecting people to travel by bicycle. We seek someone who is passionate about cycling and bike travel, thrives on interacting with people, will work effectively as part of a team, and has significant experience with membership, development and marketing. This position will lead the membership team and collaborate with other departments to service the current 53,000 members and grow support for the organization to 100,000 members within the next five years.
Deadline: Resume review begins December 17, 2018, http://bit.ly/2RNfRBo

- SAFETY PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Adventure Cycling seeks a self-starter to coordinate their safety initiative to improve conditions for cyclists, especially in suburban and rural areas. The Safety Program Coordinator will work with their Travel Initiatives team and achieve results by collaborating with national, state, and local bike advocates and influencing transportation officials, elected officials, and law enforcement to improve cyclists’ safety. A major focus will be on identifying priority improvements on the Adventure Cycling Route Network, the US Bicycle Route System and other important bicycle travel routes throughout the United States.
Deadline: Resume review begins November 27, 2018, http://bit.ly/2RRdOfK

-> JOB - PEDESTRIAN BICYCLE ADMINISTRATOR, CITY OF MADISON, WI
The City of Madison seeks a person with initiative that can plan, advocate for, and manage implementation of pedestrian and bicycle initiatives and improvements. This person would facilitate public engagement activities in a way that provides voice to every constituency, resulting in balanced transportation decisions that increase pedestrian/bike mode share, mobility, and safety. They seek someone who can build collaborative relationships inside and outside the city to advance pedestrian and bicycle safety and mobility. They seek a person who will proactively reach out to under-represented communities and incorporate their transportation needs in pedestrian and bicycle initiatives.
Deadline: December 3, 2018 by 11:59 pm CT, http://bit.ly/2DGKK7w

-> JOB - PLACEMAKING MANAGER, DOWNTOWN LONG BEACH, CA ALLIANCE
The Placemaking Manager will implement programs from the Downtown Long Beach Alliance Vision 2020 Strategic Plan and develop and implement new projects and programs, to enhance and activate public spaces within the Downtown Long Beach Business Improvement District, including parks, sidewalks, plazas, gateways, and other open spaces. This position requires someone who is passionate about downtowns, placemaking, and urban livability, and wants to transform underused or inactive public spaces into safe, attractive, and vibrant places for residents, workers and visitors to Downtown Long Beach. They are looking for an out-of-the-box thinker with creative solutions to urban design challenges and opportunities.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2DEDKYV

-> JOBS - BOSTON, MA PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENTS

- ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION / VISION ZERO SENIOR ENGINEERS (2 POSITIONS)
The Active Transportation/Vision Zero Senior Engineers will work on projects that will realize the City’s vision to create streets and public spaces that are vibrant, multi-modal, resilient, and technologically advanced. The selected individual will work to lower the number of fatal and serious crashes on Boston’s roadways and increase the number of people bicycling and walking in the City.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2DDnhUQ

- BICYCLING PROGRAM TEAM MEMBER (TEMPORARY POSITION) (4 POSITIONS)
The Active Transportation community program team members support multiple education and outreach initiatives, with most of their time dedicated to on-bike youth and adult educational programming across the City. These are temporary positions for approximately 10 months with the possibility to renew for 10-35 hours/week, with more hours April-June and September-October.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2DCJqT4

- NEW MOBILITY PLANNER (TRANS. PROGRAM PLANNER III)
The New Mobility Planner will develop and oversee programs to manage new mobility options in Boston. This position is part of the New Mobility team and works with constituents, city staff, property owners, and new mobility providers to create and implement innovative approaches to manage the changing transportation landscape. The New Mobility Planner addresses a variety of concerns about transportation’s interface with urban design and the public realm and envisions and implements cutting-edge initiatives in a changing transportation environment where needs, resources, and opportunities vary enormously.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2DEEAF3

- TRANSPORTATION DEMAND MANAGEMENT PLANNER (TRANS. PROGRAM PLANNER III)
The Transportation Demand Management Planner will develop and steer transportation demand management policies and programs that advance the city’s collaboration with developers, employer-based organizations, professional associations, and private transportation service and technology providers. The Transportation Demand Management Planner addresses issues related to the constantly evolving mobility landscape to create and enforce a transparent framework to reduce single-occupancy motorized travel and mitigate new developments' effects on the transportation system.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2O1Hs4o

-> JOB - HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION SPECIALIST, NEW YORK CITY DOT
NYC DOT Traffic Operation Signals Timing Unit seeks to hire a Highway Transportation Specialist Level I to work on the 25MPH Signals Retiming Projects and 1000+ LPI installations. He/she will have to conduct study and analyze left turn and Leading Pedestrian Interval (LPI). Conduct field investigation and make timing changes to provide safety for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Analyze proposed traffic study using microscopic computer program and performing traffic impact analysis to increase the capacity of arterial streets.
Deadline: November 16, 2018 end of posting, https://on.nyc.gov/2DDy95a

-> JOB - PUBLIC HEALTH PLANNER, METROPOLITAN AREA PLANNING COUNCIL, BOSTON, MA
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) Boston's regional planning agency seeks an experienced candidate from the public health or planning fields interested in working to improve health outcomes of residents of Metro Boston. This is a position with MAPC's Public Health Department. The Department's goal is to ensure that residents throughout our region have access to open space and healthy food, healthy transportation options, violence-free communities, safe and affordable housing, community and clinical health care services, and neighborhoods free of environmental contaminants and pollution. The Public Health Department is a team of planners and public health staff who use a Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach to promote healthier outcomes in the Metro Boston region and who are committed to social equity and racial justice.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2RRolY7

-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION TRAVEL DEMAND MODELER, SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, PITTSBURGH, PA
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission seeks a technical specialist with a strong background in travel demand modeling, database development, data analysis and computer programming for transportation planning and forecasting activity. Experience using GIS software and demographic, economic, and transportation demand forecasting models. Stellar math and analytical skills essential. Familiarity with federal/state transportation planning, programming and modeling process.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2DCTStY

-> DOZENS OF JOBS - LIME, INTERNATIONAL- AND US-BASED JOBS
Lime is a smart-mobility provider that offers cities an array of products including Lime-E (e-assist bicycles) and Lime-S (electric scooters). Lime aims to revolutionize mobility in cities and campuses by empowering residents to take charge of their commutes with cleaner, more efficient, and affordable transportation options that improve urban sustainability. They seek staff in multiple positions in business development, central operations, communications/public relations, software engineering, field operations, finance, government relations and market development, human resources, legal, local operations, logistics and fleet health, marketing, and product.
Deadline: See individual job posting, http://bit.ly/2A9Pku7

-> TRB ANNUAL MEETING CAREERS IN MOTION NETWORKING FAIR
The Transportation Research Board announced its annual Careers in Motion Networking Fair will take place on January 13, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 pm ET during the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The event provides an opportunity for prospective employers from a wide range of sectors and modes to meet with transportation professionals interested in working for their organizations. TRB is seeking employers to feature their organizations at the event. http://bit.ly/2RV0YNA

-> TRB CAREERS IN MOTION JOB CENTER
The Transportation Research Board offers an online Careers in Motion Job Center to support the broader transportation industry's impending challenges around attracting and retaining its professional workforce. Create an account to view professional transportation jobs from multiple employers and disciplines around the world or post a resume.
Deadline: NA, http://bit.ly/2A5sQWQ

See also:
-> American Planning Association Jobs Online, http://bit.ly/2BmNvFi
-> Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Career Center: http://bit.ly/1DhwE41 (members only)
-> Alta Planning + Design, http://bit.ly/1jbgjF9
-> NACTO Careers, http://bit.ly/13VnUBl
-> Toole Design Group, http://bit.ly/1k7DPRg

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