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  • Asha Agrawal
    [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=7834 ] Company: Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc. Position: Associate Location: San
    Message 1 of 1 , May 12, 2009
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      [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=7834 ]

      Company: Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc.
      Position: Associate
      Location: San Francisco, California
      Job Status: Full-time
      Salary: $50,000 to $60,000
      Job ID: 7834

      Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates (N\N) seeks a highly organized,
      independent and motivated Associate planner for its San Francisco office.
      This is an outstanding opportunity for the right person to become involved
      in building N\N's practice, which is focused on multi-modal transportation
      planning for livable communities. N\N's work emphasizes creative,
      innovative transit/transportation planning and community involvement,
      often within a wider set of goals such as economic development and reduced
      dependence on the private automobile.

      Responsibilities An Associate planner is expected to:

      ?Organize and supervise data collection activities in the office and the
      ?Analyze public transit data (ridechecks, surveys and operations)
      ?Analyze parking and TDM data
      ?Write sections of reports related to data collection activities
      ?Prepare Existing Conditions Reports (census, GIS, growth, current
      services, etc)
      ?Conduct research as needed to assist senior staff on projects
      ? Assist senior staff with business development proposals
      ?Assist with community outreach activities

      Though most of the work will come from projects on the West Coast, there
      will be numerous opportunities for the candidate to contribute to NN
      projects across the United States. Candidates must be willing to travel
      (on average 2 overnight stays per month plus numerous day trips) and must
      have a valid Driver?s License.

      Qualifications The ideal candidate should have at least one year of
      transportation and urban planning experience. Experience working at public
      agencies or private consulting firms is preferred but not a requirement.
      At the very least the candidate must be able to demonstrate an
      understanding of the basic concepts in at least two of the following
      areas: ? Transportation master planning ? Transit/shuttle planning
      and operations ? Transit facility planning ? Bike/pedestrian
      planning ? Site planning in urban environments ? Transit Oriented
      Development ? Transportation Demand Management ? Parking Management
      ? Multi-modal circulation studies ? Campus transportation planning

      Candidates should have a B.A./B.S. in urban or transportation planning, or
      a related planning field, plus one year of planning experience. Potential
      candidates must demonstrate excellent skills in writing, data analysis,
      oral presentation and problem solving. The candidate must be able to
      demonstrate basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, and
      hopefully will have some experience with SPSS and/or Microsoft Access.
      Potential candidates may be asked to demonstrate their writing and oral
      presentation skills before a selection panel.

      Salary and Benefits All employees are paid an hourly rate. The annual
      salary range equivalent for the position is $50,000 to $65,000, depending
      on qualifications. Benefits include fully paid health and dental
      insurance, a 401K, periodic bonuses and Paid Time Off (PTO).

      Please send cover letter and resume to:

      Please send cover letters and resumes (email, fax or regular mail) to:

      Paul Jewel ? Partner Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates 785 Market
      Street #1300 San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 284-1554 fax


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