TFN Employment Connections: Aug 7, 2006
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Transportation Futures Network Employment Connections
This is the Transportation Futures Network Employment Connections. It is a
periodic compilation of job positions to match the right people with the
right jobs in areas broadly related to the transportation field. TO SUBMIT
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Positions included in this issue:
*Senior Planner, Land Use Program, TALC (San Francisco, CA)
*Vice President, Georgia Conservancy (Atlanta, GA)
*Assistant/Associate Transportation Planner/Analyst, MTC (Oakland, CA)
*Smart Growth and Clean Jobs Policy Specialist, Progressive States Network
*Transit Projects Coordinator, FDOT (Ft. Myers, FL)
*Transportation Advocate, MASSPIRG (Boston, MA)
*Pedestrian, Bicycle and Public Space Advocate/Organizer, Transportation
Alternatives (New York, NY)
*Freelance Automotive Writer, Environmental Defense (Flexible)
*Business Analyst, TransitCenter (New York, NY)
*Safety Education Program Coordinator, WABA (Washington, DC)
*Operations Director, SFBC (San Francisco, CA)
*Executive Director, Recycle-a-Bicycle (Brooklyn, NY)
*Multiple positions, FTA (Washington, DC)
*Multiple positions, WSDOT (Washington State)
SENIOR PLANNER, LAND USE PROGRAM, TRANSPORTATION AND LAND USE COALITION
TALC is currently hiring for a Senior Planner, Land Use Program. The Senior
Planner will be responsible for creating regional advocacy tools and for
engaging community residents in planning processes for transit oriented
developments (TODs) at select sites around the Bay Area.
Review of applications will begin Monday, August 7, with interviews likely
to begin Thursday, August 24.
To read the full job description, and for information on how to apply, visit
VICE PRESIDENT, GEORGIA CONSERVANCY
The Georgia Conservancy is seeking a Vice President to manage the following
programs: growth management, including the Blueprints for Successful
Communities program, land conservation, work in South Georgia, and
The Georgia Conservancy is a statewide, membership-based environmental
education and advocacy group that works on water, air, land, and growth
In each of the program areas listed above, the Vice President will be
* Developing long range program plans, annual operating plan objectives, and
an annual budget;
* Managing and supporting the staff members (currently five people) who work
in these program areas;
* Working with development staff to create fund raising strategies and
assist in raising funds as needed;
* This position reports to the president and works closely with the Board of
Trustees. As a member of the organization’s management team, this person
works with the president and other senior staff on strategic and budget
planning, administrative issues, human resources management, and other
issues as needed.
The position helps to ensure that teamwork, commitment, and a high quality
of work are consistent across the organization and participants as a team
member for all organizational activities that require participation from the
A successful candidate will have a master’s degree in planning,
environmental policy, or a related field and at least 8-10 years of
experience in environmental or related program work. A solid understanding
of environmental policy is required, as are meeting facilitation skills and
an understanding of public participation tools. Excellent writing, speaking,
and organizational skills, management experience, leadership ability, and an
ability to work as part of a team are also necessary. Previous work with
environmental non-profits is not required, but the candidate must have an
understanding and appreciation for non-profit structure and functions.
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. Please send resume and
references to Vice President and General Counsel, Georgia Conservancy, 817
West Peachtree St., Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia, 30308.
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE TRANSPORTATION PLANNER/ANALYST, METROPOLITAN
Salary Range: Grade VII of the Salary Plan: $63,910 to $81,810 per year
(Depending upon additional qualifications, salary may be up to $94,321)
Under the direction of the Senior Planner: (1) Assist in the preparation of
the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), (2) Assist with air quality planning
and policy analysis, (3) Perform various analyses for corridor studies that
MTC may conduct or be involved in from time to time to help define RTP
investments, (4) Act as a liaison with one or more counties, representing
MTC and explaining MTC programs and policies, and (5) Perform various
planning analyses and develop working knowledge of state and federal
planning regulations to support other Planning Section and agency functions
Education: Completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university, as listed in the Higher Education Directory, in transportation
engineering, transportation or urban planning, or a related discipline; or
an equivalent combination of education and experience. A master’s degree is
preferred. (Applicants with a degree issued from an institution outside of
the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by an academic
accrediting service and provide proof of equivalency along with the
Experience: Completion of a minimum of one year of recent (must be within
the last five years), progressive and verifiable professional experience in
the field of transportation engineering, transportation planning and
analysis, urban planning, or a related field, involving an emphasis on
transportation planning. One year of graduate work in a discipline directly
related to the position may be substituted for the required experience.
Knowledge of: Principles of transportation planning. Working knowledge of
transportation and air quality planning, environmental planning, and travel
demand forecasts model. Specific knowledge related to air quality issues,
analysis of transportation plans and projects, and transportation conformity
regulations is desirable. General familiarity with federal and state
transportation planning and air quality legislation. Ability to use database
management tools, spreadsheets and packaged analytical programs is
Ability to: Conceptualize, organize, schedule and successfully manage
projects. Collaborate with staff from other MTC sections. Establish and
maintain effective working relationships with staff from other agencies and
stakeholders. Communicate persuasively, both orally and in writing. Take
initiative and use sound judgment within established procedural guidelines.
Organize and prioritize multiple tasks and respond flexibly to changing
section activities and demands. Organize and analyze data using Microsoft
Excel and/or Microsoft Access (or other database). Document technical
analysis for presentation to policy makers. Manage consultant contracts.
Carry assignments through to completion on time with minimal supervision.
For more information, see http://www.mtc.ca.gov/jobs/planner.htm
SMART GROWTH AND CLEAN JOBS POLICY SPECIALIST, THE PROGRESSIVE STATES
The Progressive States Network is a state-based organization, the mission of
which is to pass progressive legislation in all 50 of America's state
legislatures. Progressive States seeks a highly motivated individual to work
in a team approach as a policy specialist on health care and labor policy.
The Progressive States Network works with legislators and community
organizations across the country to advance legislation at the state level
that protects individual freedoms, promotes sustainable economic growth, and
strengthens America's working families. Backed by labor unions, community
leaders, grassroots organizations such as MoveOn.org, and other individual
supporters, Progressive States blends analysis and action and is working to
establish a cohesive network and support system for progressive legislators
in all 50 states, while building a concerted movement dedicated to
grassroots social and political change across the nation. See
www.progressivestates.org for more information.
Progressive States is seeking a policy specialist with expertise in
environmental policy, specifically to promote issues of clean energy and
smart growth. Our agenda in this area will range from promoting energy
conservation policies to developing "smart growth" transit legislation to
advocating for ways to reclaim use of land for sportsmen and outdoor
recreation. Since Progressive States is dedicated to breaking down single
issue politics in favor of a shared multi-issue agenda, any candidate for
this position should be prepared to promote these public investment and job
growth issues in the context of alliances with labor, civil rights,
community development and affordable housing organizations.
The role of the Smart Growth and Clean Jobs Policy Specialist policy
specialist will include:
* Political Strategist: Identify the most effective clean energy and smart
growth policies and develop an effective strategy for building support for
these solutions and turning them into state legislative victories.
* Researcher: Write reports and analysis for our website and twice-weekly
e-newsletter, or help coordinate their creation by allies to document key
environmental, sprawl and energy problems facing state governments and
detail the benefits from implementing solutions to these problems.
* Legislative Drafter: Craft policy options that turn these solutions into
* Advocate: Testify at legislative and administrative hearings and help
educate members of state legislatures about these legislative solutions.
* Media Liaison: Work with communications staff to organize media events,
release reports and publicize problems. Write media releases, provide source
material to reporters, meet with editorial boards and reporters.
* Political Organizer: Coordinate meetings and keep in touch with coalition
partners, and work to generate grassroots support for our agenda.
Since Progressive States is a relatively new organization, any candidate
must be self-motivated and an innovative thinker and organizer with a
dedication to public interest issues and excellent verbal and writing
skills. Candidate for this position should have three to eight years of
relevant professional experience. Relevant experience includes (but is not
limited to) working in political, policy, legal, journalistic, or government
settings. Advanced degrees, including a JD or masters in related fields, may
count toward a candidates professional experience.
Progressive States is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and value
a diverse workforce, and we seek diversity among applicants for this
position. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary & Benefits
Salary and benefits for this position is commensurate with the amount of
relevant professional experience that a candidate has. Opportunities for
advancement, travel, and additional training are available.
How to Apply
Email a compelling cover letter, resume and writing sample showing your
ability to write about policy issues in a manner accessible to the public
Nathan Newman, Policy Director
Progressive States Network
TRANSIT PROJECTS COORDINATOR, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Duties include urban and rural transit and paratransit project planning,
development, support and contract management in a multi-county area; working
committee memberships; technical assistance; project evaluation and audit;
District-wide program management, and equipment procurement; among others.
Candidate should have experience with, and ability to apply, multimodal /
intermodal planning and implementation strategies. Position involves state
and federal planning, capital and operating programs (e.g., corridor and
facility development, commuter assistance, and FTA Sections 5303, 5307,
5309, 5310, 5311, 5316 , and 5317). The position is located in Fort Myers,
Florida. Applications must be completed on-line at
https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/logon.htm by July 31, 2006. For assistance
locating this announcement (Position No. 55002467) on the People First web
site, and filling out an on-line application , call People First at
877-562-7287. TTY users call 866-221-0268. AA/EEO Employer
This position reports to the District Transit Programs Administrator and is
responsible for managing grant contracts and associated projects for
transit, paratransit, intermodal, and other Modal Development Office
Programs within District One. It serves as District liaison to the staffs of
public transit agencies, and other agencies for project management purposes.
This position is responsible for providing technical assistance to local
agency staffs on project funding eligibility, grant request process, and
program requirements, for example, assists with Department Work Program
development for these programs, and is directly responsible for the
production, implementation, and oversight of grant contracts for projects
within these programs. It also is responsible for monitoring and
facilitating grant project progress to ensure completion within specified
time frames, program and project success, and compliance with applicable
Federal and State policies and regulations.
Examples of Work:
* Participates in Development and Monitoring of the Department's Transit
Intermodal, and Related Programs Five-Year Work Program
* Facilitates implementation of passenger transportation programs in
* Facilitates implementation of passenger transportation programs to provide
adequate transportation to rural areas and to the Transportation
Disadvantaged including the Federal Transit Administration Rural, Elderly
and Persons with Disabilities, Job Access, Reverse Commute, New Freedoms and
other programs, and the State Transportation Disadvantaged Program.
* Participates, reviews, and comments on transportation studies and
activities including serving on various committees representing the
Department on Corridor Studies, Master Plan Studies, and other studies or
efforts that integrate transit as a viable mode.
Examples of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
IMPORTANT: Applicants must be able to demonstrate how they meet all
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) in order to be considered for this
* Knowledge of Federal and State transit programs and/or transit planning.
* Ability to effectively operate a computer and utilize applications.
* Ability to administer and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
* Proven ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
* Ability to effectively plan and organize, and work independently.
* Ability to work as an effective member of a team or group towards common
goals or established objectives.
* Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with peers,
management, and customers.
* Ability to understand, interpret, and logically apply procedures,
processes, and regulations.
* Ability to operate a motor vehicle in traffic and possess the legal
status to do so.
TRANSPORTATION ADVOCATE, MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP
The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) is a statewide,
multi-issue public interest advocacy organization that works on behalf of
citizens to uncover and fight threats to the environment, public health,
consumer well-being and democratic government. We employ the time-tested
tools of investigative research, media attention, grassroots organizing,
advocacy and litigation to deliver consistent, results-oriented public
interest activism and to achieve concrete and lasting political change on
the state level.
MASSPIRG is seeking an Environmental Lobbyist to focus on transportation
policy in Massachusetts. Transportation should be convenient,
environmentally sustainable, and friendly to our communities. The Big Dig
may be winding down, but the quest for sound and reliable transportation is
far from over. We need someone devoted to making transportation less
centered on how to move cars around and more focused on how to move
The Transportation Advocate with MASSPIRG will develop campaigns to make a
difference on pressing issues. From improving public transportation by
watch-dogging the MBTA to getting automakers to adopt existing and new
technology that cleans up cars, we need a talented individual who will bring
creative ideas and gumption to the transportation challenges that face
On a daily basis, the Transportation Advocate will be responsible for the
* Advocacy: Bringing problems and solutions to the attention of
decision-makers, including state legislators, executive agencies, transit
authorities and local officials.
* Campaign Strategy: Creating a plan to win our transportation campaigns by
strategizing on how to gain political support for our agenda through
coalition-building, grassroots organizing, media publicity, endorsements and
* Media Outreach: Serving as the public spokesperson for our transportation
campaigns through media events, press releases, editorial board meetings and
other PR tactics.
* Fundraising: Writing grant proposals, impressing foundations with an
environmental mission to support our work, and meeting with large donors,
all to bring more resources to efforts we’re waging to improve
transportation in Massachusetts.
Passion. Persistence. We’re looking for a goal-driven and results-oriented
individual who is committed to the public interest, someone with leadership
skills and initiative, and the verbal and written skills necessary to make
the case that convenient, efficient and sustainable transportation must be a
top priority. Candidates should have 3-8 years of relevant professional
experience, post-college, including (but not limited to) work in political,
policy, legal, journalistic or government settings.
Salary & Benefits
Salary for this position is commensurate with the amount of relevant
professional experience and/or advanced degrees a candidate has. A
competitive benefits package includes health care coverage, educational loan
assistance, a retirement plan, and paid vacation and sick days.
Opportunities for advancement, travel and additional training are available.
How to Apply:
E-mail cover letter and resume to careers@....
PEDESTRIAN, BICYCLE AND PUBLIC SPACE ADVOCATE/ORGANIZER, TRANSPORTATION
2 positions open)
Transportation Alternatives seeks two advocates to coordinate campaigns to
improve pedestrian safety and expand the provision of pedestrian public
space at key locations throughout New York City and to make New York City a
safer, more congenial place to bicycle and to encourage more New Yorkers to
ride bikes. You should be an urbanist, familiar with current local politics
and have experience in political organizing.
The Pedestrian, Bicycle and Public Space Advocates/Organizers will work
closely with the advocacy staff to to advance bicyclist-friendly projects
and policies around the city and to galvanize the support of community
groups and local businesses and institutions for pedestrian-first streets
around New York City at destinations such as schools, parks, playgrounds,
senior centers, cultural institutions and commercial districts. We are
looking for someone who is capable of helping local residents, community
service centers and businesses redefine street use in their communities and
show how they will benefit by reclaiming their streets for people through
meetings, presentations, press work, research, writing and studies. You
should be practical and hard working as well as captivated by the idea of
improving public spaces and New Yorkers quality of life. We are looking for
someone equally comfortable with negotiating in a corporate board room and
leading a public rally.
* Applicants should have a proven record of achievement, with a strong
background in political organizing and community development and planning
and/or public affairs and a strong desire to make New York City a better
place to walk and bike.
* Spanish language skills a plus.
* Strong interest in the mission of Transportation Alternatives
* Strong writing and presentation skills and ability to effectively
represent T.A. to the public
* Highly self-motivated and able to work closely with others
* Detail-oriented and possessing good organizational systems
* Political and PR experience a plus
* Ability to work closely with business and community leaders, including
* Ability to communicate our message effectively to print, radio and TV
journalists, including after hours
How to Apply:
1. Cover letter (the most important part of your application)
3. Writing sample
Advocacy Staff Search
127 West 26th Street, #1002
New York, NY 10001
Women and people of color encouraged to apply.
No phone calls or walk-ins please.
FREELANCE AUTOMOTIVE WRITER, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE
Environmental Defense: Environmental Defense is a non-profit environmental
organization with more than 300,000 members nationwide. It was founded in
1967 to combat the use of DDT in the United States. Since then,
Environmental Defense’s mission has expanded to include the broader
protection and preservation of the nation’s natural environment and
biodiversity. The organization employs scientists, economists, attorneys and
other professionals to analyze and develop innovative solutions to
environmental problems. It is based in New York City and has offices in
several locations throughout the United States, including North Carolina,
California, Massachusetts, Texas, Colorado, and Washington, DC. The
organization has an annual operating budget of $56 million and receives
support from its members, private donors, foundations, corporations,
bequests, and government grants.
Overall Function: The automotive analysis group supporting Environmental
Defense's Climate Campaign seeks part-time assistance by a freelance writer
specializing in automotive journalism. Assignments will entail assisting our
staff with technical and policy reports, writing and ghostwriting articles,
editing and adapting material for new audiences, and assisting with the
development of other communications materials. Topics include product
trends, technologies, and automotive business issues as they relate to fuel
economy, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
A current project for which we are seeking writing assistance is "Hybrids in
Perspective." This project entails developing a report and spin-off articles
that take a pragmatic look at the energy consumption and environmental
implications of hybrid-electric vehicle technology. For this project, the
freelance writer will assist in distilling and explaining the technical work
of the organization's automotive analysts and engineering consultant. The
writer may be called upon to help with: brainstorming ways to better convey
abstract concepts; interviewing automotive experts, consumers, and other
sources to enrich reports and articles; researching supplemental material
(including photos and other graphics); condensing (preparing executive
summaries and synopses), editing, fact-checking and proofing.
The freelance writer will be managed by Environmental Defense's automotive
analysis staff and coordinated with the organization's in-house
Education: Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or related
fields including coursework in sciences or other technical fields showing a
high degree of comfort with quantitative material (you can't be afraid of
numbers!); or a Bachelor's degree in a technical field with demonstrated
professional writing experience.
Experience: Minimum two years' writing experience including a track record
of publication on automotive topics in newspapers, magazines, or other
outlets. Automotive technical and product knowledge is essential;
familiarity with auto-related environmental issues a plus.
Skills and Abilities: Proven journalistic research, writing and editing
skills; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and maintain strict
confidentiality of sources and material under development; ability to
understand, interpret, and communicate quantitative and technical
information; strong orientation to detail and critical thinking; good
organizational skills; flexibility and ability to handle multiple
assignments. A high degree of familiarity with automotive sources and the
trade press is assumed. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and internet
use is a must; experience with graphics software and desktop publishing is a
Please submit your cover letter, resume, salary history, and 4-5 clips
(published writing samples) to Robyn Scrafford at
rscrafford@.... Please include in the subject line
"Freelance Automotive Writer". MS Word or PDF documents only.
No phone calls, please.
BUSINESS ANALYST, TRANSITCENTER
As the creator of TransitChek, the nation's first pre-tax commuter benefit
program, TransitCenter, Inc. today provides commuter benefit products and
services to more than 500,000 transit riders nationwide. As an independent
nonprofit corporation, TransitCenter has made it its mission to encourage
the use of mass transit to help reduce traffic, preserve natural resources,
protect the environment and improve the quality of life where people work
and live. TransitCenter is currently looking to hire a Business Analyst.
The ideal candidate will provide analytical support to the sales and
marketing teams. Identify trends, gaps in market coverage and sales
opportunities. Provide reports, analyses and recommendations of sales and
marketing activities, market place opportunities and the collection and
analysis of data to test business hypotheses. Develop models to help
forecast sales, new product launches and other related activities. Position
reports directly to the Business Development Officer.
To qualify you will have a BS Degree with 5-7 years of business experiences
in a quantitative discipline. Must have sound knowledge of statistics and
research methods. Mastery in Excel and Access, a MUST. Proficient with
PowerPoint. Strong project management skills with a sense of urgency.
Experience in building models for tracking underlying performance trends.
The ability to be proactive and work independently in providing solutions.
The ability to establish relationships and work collaboratively across
functional areas. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The
ability to achieve results working within the limits of available data; to
understand the differences in data by source; and to work with large data
sets from many different sources.
How to Apply:
To apply, kindly submit a cover letter, salary history and resume to
ba@... or fax to the Human Resources Department at
Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR, WASHINGTON AREA BICYCLIST ASSOCIATION
The Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) is seeking an experienced
professional to serve as Safety Education Program Coordinator. Established
in 1972, WABA promotes bicycling as a healthy and sustainable means of
transportation through education and advocacy for better riding conditions
in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.
This position is funded by a grant from the District of Columbia Department
of Transportation which requires WABA, during the 2006-2008 school years, to
expand its Street Smart for Kids Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education
Program in District of Columbia elementary schools and at other venues. The
program will utilize an established school curriculum that has been in use
and refined by WABA over the past four years in the District of Columbia as
well as in the state of Maryland.
The core program is a week-long pedestrian and bicycle course in specific
elementary schools. Kindergarten, first and second graders are taught
pedestrian safety, while third, fourth, and fifth graders are taught bicycle
safety. In addition to the core program, WABA delivers bicycle and
pedestrian safety training at safety events through Boys and Girls Clubs, at
Parks and Recreation camps, and at other festivals and events as requested.
This position supports the Safety Education Program Manager by coordinating
the Street Smart for Kids program in the District of Columbia and by
assisting with additional bike and pedestrian safety programs in the
District and in Maryland.
* Schedule program delivery in schools and recreation centers
* Teach program lessons to area youth
* Promote and schedule the program at teacher professional development
seminars and community meetings.
* Report on the program’s progress area-wide as needed.
* Help design and implement a method of evaluating success of the program.
* Assist with other WABA programs and events as necessary
This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position, though some evening and
weekend hours will be required. Hours are flexible and some telecommuting
will be acceptable. Salary is commensurate with experience. WABA is an equal
opportunity employer based in the District of Columbia.
* Experience in coordinating and teaching a youth education program.
* Familiarity with the Public School environment.
* Ability to design and implement program with the help of Program Manager.
* Strong writing and public speaking skills.
* Experience with surveys and data collection.
* The flexible attitude of a team player who wants to work with a dedicated
and tight-knit staff.
* Proficiency in cycling with some experience in basic bike maintenance a
How to Apply:
This position is open until filled, but applications received by August 15th
2006, will take priority. To apply please send a cover letter, resume and
two writing samples to safetyed@.... No phone calls please.
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, SAN FRANCISCO BICYCLE COALITION
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) is a 5,800-member nonprofit
advocacy organization working to promote bicycling for everyday
transportation. We are seeking a talented, highly motivated individual to
join our growing staff as an Operations Director.
This full-time position reports directly to the Executive Director and works
closely with a talented team of bicycle advocates on staff and with
Coalition volunteers. Responsibilities will include managing our computer
network and information systems; providing bookkeeping and payroll support,
and purchasing; and communications support through the SFBC website and
The ideal candidate will have experience or demonstrated skills in the
* Filemaker Pro database design and administration
* Office systems management
* Macintosh network management and backup
* Strong 'hand-coding' HTML skills
* Excel and other MS Office applications
* Photoshop/Illustrator skills
* Strong communication skills
* Creating, maintaining office systems
* IT/hardware troubleshooting
* Strong organization skills
* Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
The right person for this position will have strong written and oral
communication skills. A passion for creating a better city and bicycling
experience are also appreciated. Pay is commensurate with experience; full
health and dental benefits, generous vacation and retirement plan are
How to Apply:
People of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Send your resume
and a letter of interest by Wednesday, July 5th to Leah Shahum, SFBC
Executive Director, via email to leah@... with the subject line:
Operations Director search.
For more information about the SFBC, see http://www.sfbike.org
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RECYCLIE-A-BICYCLE
Recycle-a-Bicycle (RAB) is an innovative youth training and environmental
education initiative that has taken root both in New York City public
schools and in respected after-school youth programs. The organization is a
model social business venture that combines instruction in bicycle repair
and small business management with promotion of recycling and bicycling as a
non-polluting means of urban transportation. RAB operates successful bicycle
shops specializing in the sale of refurbished bicycles in the East Village
and DUMBO, Brooklyn, as well as a training/manufacturing center in Long
The executive director is responsible for:
* Setting the organization's strategic direction.
* Development activities to sustain operations and support growth.
* Financial management and oversight of senior staff (3 shop/project
managers and specialized positions like communications, book-keeper).
* Serving as the public face of the organization at community and project
* Reporting to the organization's board of directors at quarterly meetings
and on an as-needed basis.
* Dedication to youth training & development
* Belief in the bicycle as a vehicle for youth training & environmental
* Experience managing a non-profit corporation
* Fundraising experience
* Bachelors degree
This is a unique opportunity for a professional interested in integrating a
social mission within a business environment.
Only those candidates invited to interview will be notified. Thank you for
your time and interest in becoming a part of Recycle-a-Bicycle, Inc.
Please send your resume along with a cover letter describing your interest
and salary requirements to hiring@....
Please apply promptly, as applications will be considered as they are
MULTIPLE POSITIONS, FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
MULTIPLE POSITIONS, WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION