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-> JOB – PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM MANAGER – CITY OF CHARLOTTE, NC
The Pedestrian Program Manager plays a key role in advancing Charlotte’s nationally-recognized "complete streets" philosophy and helping to make Charlotte a more walkable city. This position manages the City of Charlotte’s Sidewalk and Pedestrian Safety Program for the Charlotte Department of Transportation. The Sidewalk and Pedestrian Safety Program consists of an annual capital program that is used for construction of all types of pedestrian facilities, including new sidewalks, mid-block crossings, accessible ramps and pedestrian safety improvements. Historically, $7.5M has been allocated annually for sidewalks and pedestrian safety projects through City transportation bonds. This highly responsible position coordinates pedestrian activities and represents the interests of pedestrians for transportation projects and land development strategies. This position requires the ability to work closely with citizens, design teams, elected officials and upper level City management. The City of Charlotte is nationally known for its multi-modal planning initiatives and the Pedestrian Program Manager position serves a critical role in promoting quality pedestrian facilities and creating a more livable, walkable city.
Deadline: March 21, 2014
-> JOB – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CHARLESTON MOVES, CHARLESTON, SC
Charleston Moves, in Charleston, South Carolina, is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that promotes healthy, vibrant communities by advancing policies that encourage safe bicycling and walking. The board of Charleston Moves now seeks a dynamic, committed, professional Executive Director to lead our next phase of growth and development. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of Charleston Moves. S/he will report to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for adhering to our policy of constructive engagement with public officials and the public and to further advance the organization's consistent record of achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The Executive Director serves not only as leader for Charleston Moves, but as public spokesperson and community visionary for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy. The ED should be knowledgeable of and an effective communicator of current bicycle infrastructure design (NACTO standards, etc) and a persuasive presence with public officials.
Deadline: March 15, 2014. Interviews can be arranged at the National Bike Summit.
-> JOB - PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION COORDINATOR, DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION, PHILADELPHIA, PA
This is a technical/professional position providing direct assistance to local government and non-profit agencies in implementing various non-traditional, federally funded transportation projects in the Delaware Valley region. The incumbent will coordinate and facilitate the implementation process (beginning at project concept through construction) of numerous projects that are sponsored by a local government, other public agency, or by a private non-profit organization, in addition to program management work. The types of projects include: bicycle facility construction (both on and off roadway); reconstruction/restoration of historic transportation buildings; provision of pedestrian facilities and streetscape improvements; and other such projects eligible under federal funding programs. The federal funding sources are generally Transportation Alternatives (TA), Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality (CMAQ) and Surface Transportation Program (STP/STU). PennDOT has asked DVRPC to coordinate and facilitate the implementation of these non-traditional projects. DVRPC also provides project management support for the four Counties in New Jersey.
Deadline: Open until filled
-> FELLOWSHIP – ECONOMIC ANALYSIS FELLOW, SMART GROWTH AMERICA, WASHINGTON, DC
Smart Growth America seeks an Economic Analysis Fellow to assist with in-depth studies and technical assistance on local government fiscal and economic development issues related to smart growth and land use. The Fellow will work closely with Smart Growth America’s professional staff leads in the area of economic and fiscal analysis, performing technically-oriented public policy research. The primary responsibilities involve: Assembling data and preparing in form suitable for analysis; working with spreadsheets, GIS, statistical packages, or other modeling tools; and assisting in the drafting of reports, briefs, and memoranda related to the research program.
Deadline: Open now, available for immediate start.
4 JOBS – TOOLE DESIGN GROUP, VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Toole Design Group’s work includes a wide variety of projects at the local, state and national level – including roadway, trail, bikeway and pedestrian facility design; expert consultation with state DOTs on non-motorized transportation issues, federal research, and a wide variety of master planning projects for local and regional governments throughout North America.
-> TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, MINNEAPOLIS, MN
The person hired for this position will participate in all stages of plan development including presentations, public participation, client meetings, research, fieldwork, mapping, and writing. This person will have strong organizational skills, will be service-oriented, and will able to apply creativity and energy to innovative and unique projects nationwide. This position has the opportunity for travel and advancement.
Deadline: None provided
-> PROPOSAL COORDINATOR, WASHINGTON, DC
The Proposal Coordinator’s primary function is to prepare proposal responses and develop all non-scope related content; cover letters, firm introduction, references, staff cameos, and resumes. Because each proposal needs to be tailored to the specific topic of that RFP, the Proposal Coordinator must exhibit excellent attention to detail, layout, writing and organizational skills. Proposals are typically prepared in InDesign, so excellent layout skills are a requirement. The Coordinator’s secondary functions include assisting in updating and maintaining electronic versions of resumes, qualifications and references using MS Word formats and InDesign; and in preparing occasional updates to the company website.
Deadline: None Provided
-> LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE PRACTICE LEADER, WASHINGTON, DC
Toole Design Group is hiring a Landscape Architecture Practice Leader to lead their team of landscape architects in the Washington, DC office, and collaborate and mentor landscape architects in branch offices among other duties. Their work includes a wide variety of multimodal transportation planning and design projects at the local, state and national level – including complete streets, multi-use trails, streetscapes, multimodal traffic analysis and signal design, and other similar types of projects.
Deadline: None Provided
-> CIVIL ENGINEER, MADISON, WI
The person hired for this position will participate in all stages of project development including presentations and client meetings, fieldwork, conducting engineering analyses, and the preparation of construction documents and technical reports. The person will also be involved in bicycle and pedestrian planning projects especially those that will lead directly into engineering work. This position has the opportunity for travel and advancement. This person will have strong communication, management and organizational skills; will be oriented to providing excellent customer service, and will be able to apply creativity and energy to innovative and unique projects nationwide.
Deadline: None provided
5 INTERNSHIPS – TOOLE DESIGN GROUP, VARIOUS LOCATIONS
-> TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING INTERN, WASHINGTON, DC
A Transportation Engineering Intern in the Silver Spring office will participate in all stages of project development including: client meetings, research, fieldwork, mapping, preparation of transportation construction documents and technical reports. This position provides opportunities for hands-on skills development and work experience in a fast-paced environment. This person will have strong organizational skills, provide excellent customer service, and will apply creativity and energy to innovative and unique projects nationwide.
Deadline: March 14, 2014
-> 4 TRANSPORTATION PLANNING INTERNS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Transportation Planning Interns will participate in a range of project support activities such as: conducting data analysis and research, developing outreach materials for various projects, writing and editing reports and other documents, managing office logistics, conducting fieldwork, and creating graphics. This position provides opportunities for hands-on skill development and work experience in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and a positive attitude.
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