Thanks Jim. I have a good recommendation for the job and will have him contact you.
Captain Patrick A. Burke
Fifth District, MPDC
Buckle Up, Drive Safe and Make a Difference!
Office: 202 727-4488
Pager: 888 523-7099
From: Smith, Yvonne (MPD) [mailto:yvonne.smith@...
Sent: Fri 1/28/2005 9:54 AM
Subject: [MPD-5D] Job Opening: DC Pedestrian Coordinator -Closing date 2/9/05
From: Sebastian, Jim (DDOT) [mailto:Jim.Sebastian@...
Sent: Thu 1/27/2005 1:20 PM
To: DC Bicyclists List
Subject: DC Pedestrian Coordinator Job Opening
DC Bycyclists Listserv:
We are hiring a new pedestrian person in my office. Please forward this
message far and wide and note the tight deadline.
PEDESTRIAN SAFETY SPECIALIST
Job Reference Number: 214
Pay Plan Series & Grade: DS-2125-12
Salary Range: $46,770 - $60,239
Closing Date: 02-09-05
Tour of Duty: 8:15 am to 4:45 pm, Monday thru Friday
Location: Reeves Center
Area of Consideration: Open to General Public
Agency: DC Department of Transportation, Transportation Policy and Planning
Duration of Appointment: Permanent
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not in a collective
Brief Description of Duties: The Pedestrian Safety Specialist serves as the
District Department of Transportation's pedestrian safety expert and guides
long and short-term urban transportation planning to ensure the integration
of pedestrian safety guidelines into the District's transportation system.
Reviews roadway, bridge and other transportation plans, studies and policies
to ensure pedestrian access and safety. Develops public information and
outreach campaigns to educate drivers and pedestrians concerning pedestrian
safety. Establishes broad pedestrian safety objectives for the District of
Columbia. Conceives and develops Pedestrian Safety Program elements to meet
established pedestrian safety objectives, and develops policies, designs,
and work plans to implement the program elements.
Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the
particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the
duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of
the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of
specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower
grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the
Ranking Factor #1: Knowledge of the District Department of Transportation,
its operational entities and established mission, function and requirements
to ensure compliance with District of Columbia and Federal Regulations.
Ranking Factor #2: Extensive knowledge of transportation systems and urban
planning, specifically, traffic calming and pedestrian planning.
Ranking Factor #3: Knowledge of Federal legislation, rules, policies,
guidelines and procedures related to highway, transit, and pedestrian
planning, and understanding of current issues, standards, funding sources
and practices in pedestrian safety.
Ranking Factor #4: Demonstrated skill in operating computer software
programs (i.e. word processing, internet, electronic messaging systems,
spreadsheets, databases and geographic information systems)
Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1998: An applicant for a position in
the Career Service or for an attorney position (DS-905) in the Excepted
Service who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia AT THE TIME
OF APPLICATION, may claim a hiring preference over a non-resident applicant.
To be granted preference, an applicant must: (1) be qualified for the
position; and (2) claim preference at the time of application. Except for
employees entitled by law to preference, preference will not be granted
unless the claim is made at the time of application.
Salary Reduction of Reemployed Annuitants: An individual selected for
employment in the District Government on or after January 1, 1980, who is
receiving an annuity under the District Government civilian retirement
system, shall have his or her pay reduced by the amount of annuity allocable
to the period of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace
Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a
condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor,
in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of or a plea of
guilty to a violation of any criminal drug statute occurring in the
Displaced Employee Priority Placement: Eligibles for the District of
Columbia's Displaced Employee Program (DEP) and Agency Reemployment Priority
Placement Program (ARPP) will be given priority consideration for this
position if found qualified.
EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity
For the official announcement and to apply, please use our new on-line
application system at www.dcop.dc.gov
Also, send an application Form DC2000 (available on the above web site) and
DC Office of Personnel
2000 14th Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Finally, please send a copy of what you submit to me (Jim Sebastian) at the
address or email below.
James R. Sebastian
Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager
District Department of Transportation
2000 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202 671 2331
Fax: 202 671 0617
Mobile: 202 409 9197
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