Wanted: Pedestrian, Bicycle, & Trails Coordinator
Do you have what it takes to be Richmond’s new Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Trails Coordinator? Check out the job posting from the City of Richmond: The City of Richmond is seeking a successful candidate to administer the City’s new Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Trails Coordinator Program with the goal of making Richmond one of the most […]
Do you have what it takes to be Richmond’s new Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Trails Coordinator? Check out the job posting from the City of Richmond:
The City of Richmond is seeking a successful candidate to administer the City’s new Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Trails Coordinator Program with the goal of making Richmond one of the most bicycle and pedestrian-friendly cities in the country. This position reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer and a Deputy Chief Administrative Officer. Selected incumbent will be responsible for leading the integration of bicycling and walking into the local, regional and statewide transportation planning processes, coordinating and managing program communications, implementing policy and design criteria and developing bicycle and pedestrian studies and will collaborate with the City of Richmond Planning Department and Department of Public Works, VDOT, Ride Finders – a division of GRTC, stakeholder groups, local governments, and MPO and PDC staff.
|Job Title:||Business Management Officer (Pedestrian, Bicycle, & Trails Coordinator), 21M00000045|
|Salary:||$25.79 – $42.36 Hourly
$2,062.92 – $3,388.42 Biweekly
$4,469.67 – $7,341.58 Monthly
$53,636.00 – $88,099.00 Annually
|Job Type:||Full-Time Permanent|
|Location:||City Hall, 900 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia|
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Coordinate with various city departments to implement the recommendations of the Pedestrian, Bicycling and Trails Planning Commission, the city’s Downtown Master Plan in regard to bicycle and pedestrian improvements and programs, and the future Strategic Multimodal Transportation Plan.
- Work with the Department of Public Works, the Department of Planning and Development Review, and other City departments to track the scope, design and budget for bicycle and pedestrian projects and build City staff capacity for developing the non-motorized transportation infrastructure citywide.
- Assist in the evaluation and development of Complete Streets and other innovative solutions for transportation planning and mobility initiatives.
- Assist in securing grant funding and leveraging additional resources to accomplish City bicycle/pedestrian initiatives.
- Oversee and implement educational and safety programs such as bike to work, walk/bike to school programs.
- Act as a liaison with City departments, City Council members, and other elected officials, the public and other advocacy groups.
- Develop pedestrian and bicycle policies and projects. Participate in program evaluation and assessment activities.
- Prepare a variety of documents, letters, memos, briefs, reports and correspondence.
- Update and/or assist in the development of program manuals.
- Attend various committee, commission and neighborhood meetings.
|Qualifications, Special Certifications and Licenses:|
Requires Bachelor’s degree or training equivalent to four years of college, Master’s degree preferred. Requires four years of experience.
An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification. No Special Certification or License required.
Preferred qualifications: BS or BA degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Transportation Policy, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or a technical or scientific field such as geography, computer-aided engineering, or related field or Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning or Transportation Engineering; AICP ; experience planning and engineering bicycle and pedestrian facilities; demonstrated knowledge of transportation planning, traffic, bicycle, and pedestrian engineering principles and analysis techniques; working knowledge of statewide/metropolitan/federal transportation planning policies, guidelines and procedures, bicycle and pedestrian facility design, project development and management, and relational database; experience using ESRI GIS software and spatial analysis techniques; experience organizing/managing team efforts that involve multiple skills and perspectives; excellent writing, facilitation, and public relations skills; experience developing, leading and coordinating team; strong computer skills. Two to four year’s experience working for local, state, or regional government in a related field, or comparable experience in non-profit or corporate setting may substitute.
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