TFN Employment Connections: May 21, 2004 (fwd)
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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 AN EMPLOYMENT POSTING TO TFN, SEND AN EMAIL CONTAINING ONLY THE
TEXT OF THE POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT TO: mernst@...
Positions included in this issue:
*Program Associate, Environmental Defense (Washington, DC)
*2 Policy Associate Positions, EESI (Washington, DC)
*Media Relations Coordination, RTC (Washington, DC)
*Urban and Regional Planner, NMDOT (Santa Fe, NM)
*Principal Transportation Planner, Nelson\Nygaard (New York, NY)
*Senior Program Officer, Kendall Fdn (Boston, MA)
*Transportation Project Manager, Booz Allen Hamilton (New York, NY)
*California Fuel Cell Program Manager, Ford Motor Company (Sacramento, CA)
*Livable Communities Program Director, Greenbelt Alliance (San Francisco,
*President/CEO, Scenic America (Washington, DC)
*Brake Pad Partnership Project Manager (San Francisco, CA)
*Teaching Mechanic, Community Cycling Center (Portland, OR)
*Recent FTA Postings
THE TFN MISSION
The purpose of the Transportation Futures Network is to cultivate
progressive leadership in the transportation field. Members believe that
sensible transportation decisions are an essential ingredient of viable
communities and therefore should support environmental quality, social
equity, community development and economic efficiency. To help our members
pursue these goals, the Network provides a forum for problem-solving,
debate, professional development and collaboration on local and national
"Transportation is about making connections, and so are we."
PROGRAM ASSOCIATE, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE
About Environmental Defense: Environmental Defense, a leading national
nonprofit organization based in New York, represents more than 300,000
members. Since 1967 we have linked science, economics, and law to create
innovative, equitable, and cost-effective solutions to the most urgent
environmental problems. Our distinctive approach to environmental
protection emphasizes scientific and economic disciplines and the use of
market mechanisms where applicable to reach well-crafted, durable
solutions. Environmental Defense's Living Cities program works on
environmental challenges in urban areas nationwide. Issues addressed in
these programs include, but are not limited to: air and water quality;
transportation; land use and sprawl; urban revitalization; and
Overall Function: The Program Associate will provide primary
administrative and program support to the transportation director, who
manages the transportation program within Environmental Defense's Living
Cities program and initiatives related to transportation, land use, and
air quality in metropolitan Washington/Baltimore and other metropolitan
areas. A key focus is the authorization and implementation of the federal
transportation bill and related environmental laws as they affect the
health, equity, and livability of metropolitan areas. The Program
Associate will be responsible for the day-to-day tasks listed below under
the supervision of the transportation director, in addition to various
special projects, as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to:
* Conduct research specifically related to transportation policy and
market based incentives to increase transportation choices, summarize and
present results clearly and in ways appropriate for internal and external
audiences, as needed.
* Work with transportation director to communicate project results to a
broad array of audiences including other staff, funders, members, and in
response to public inquiries.
* Prepare action alerts, information for testimonies and briefing
materials (including charts, graphs, and maps), and draft letters and
* Arrange meetings and appointments, conference calls, coordinate travel
* Prepare and disseminate routine internal and external communications.
* Create and maintain effective and clear organizational and filing
systems (for documents, correspondence, rolodex entries, electronic
* Communicate effectively and professionally with staff from various
regions, programs, and time zones and at various levels of the
* Assist transportation director in managing projects including developing
and monitoring timelines, tracking progress, coordinating work with other
Environmental Defense programs and offices as well as external partners.
* Assist in drafting contracts and ensure that invoices are processed
correctly and timely.
* Track program and project budgets to ensure that the budgets are on
track and grant deliverable requirements are being met.
* Search for new funding sources and assist in writing proposals and grant
* Represent Environmental Defense by attending, participating, and
reporting on meetings and workshops.
* Help facilitate development of strategies to communicate the
transportation health connection to the public, assisting in mobilizing
the health community and local community groups around such matters as the
reauthorization of the federal transportation bill and subsequent
regulatory developments, by making contacts with these groups and
developing materials directed at these audiences.
* Organizing outreach to groups concerned with pay-as-you-drive insurance,
automated road tolling, and other market incentive strategies to promote
Environmental Defense's agenda on these matters.
* Handle public inquiries and communicate effectively with members of the
public, government entities and the private sector
* Draft, develop and distribute correspondence and other documents.
* Proofread and edit documents, spreadsheets, and reports.
* Document and spreadsheet creation and management.
* Assist with large mailings to multiple locations.
* Maintain professional, courteous and efficient practices for all oral,
written or other communications within the programs, with outside
contractors and with the public.
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent with at least 2 years of relevant
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Excellent organizational skills, including ability to handle and
prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
* Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint, and
Excel and familiarity with Internet research.
* Ability to communicate effectively with Congressional and executive
agency staff, metropolitan planning organizations, and community
* Meticulous attention to detail.
* Ability to work effectively with program staff from many levels of the
* Demonstrated research and writing skills.
* A bright, self-starter capable of working independently with light
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample with
salary requirements to:
Human Resources Coordinator
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Fax: (202) 387-1030
Environmental Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities
and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.
ENERGY & CLIMATE POLICY ASSOCIATE; AGRICULTURE & ENERGY POLICY ASSOCIATE,
ENVIRONMENTAL AND ENERGY STUDY INSTITUTE
* Coordinate activities of the Energy & Climate and Agriculture & Energy
Programs, whose issues include, but are not limited to, renewable energy,
energy efficiency, biomass, biofuels, and biobased products, all as
vehicles for climate change mitigation and agriculture sector renewal.
* Newsletters: Author/editor of EESI's Agriculture & Energy newsletter,
"Bioenergy, Climate Protection, Oil Reduction" (BCO), which explores the
benefits of bioenergy, reaching an audience of over 800 worldwide.
* Track federal policy and relevant news.
* Serve as liaison to Congressional offices, monitor Congressional
hearings, briefings and meetings, represent EESI in meetings with other
organizations and public speaking engagements, and research and report on
* Produce briefing summaries, reports, press releases, news articles and
* Establish and maintain contacts on Capitol Hill, in federal agencies,
trade associations, media, and public interest groups.
* Organize Congressional briefings on pertinent science, technology and
* Maintain and update program's database and communications system, Assist
in fundraising for the program.
* Other duties as assigned.
* Bachelors degree required, preferably in environmental science, policy
or a related field, Masters preferred.
* Minimum 3 years experience working in renewable energy,
agriculture/energy or climate change including some policy experience.
* Hill experience strongly recommended.
* Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to work well independently or in teams.
* Strong computer skills, preferably with database and website experience.
* Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
* Self-starter, flexible and able to manage multiple tasks.
Salary: commensurate with experience. EESI offers an excellent benefits
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute is a non-profit organization
established in 1984 by Congressional leaders and dedicated to promoting
environmentally sustainable societies. Its primary focus is on national
policy and policymaker education. EESI's mission is to produce credible,
timely information and innovative policy ideas and to effect change
through coalition building, media outreach, publications, Congressional
briefings, workshops and task forces. EESI's program areas are: energy and
global climate change; transportation; smart growth; and agriculture and
Please send cover letter, resume and a writing sample either via mail, fax
or e-mail to: Jan Couch, Director, Finance and Administration, EESI, 122
C St., NW, Suite 630, Washington, D.C. 20001, fax: 202-628-1825, email:
jcouch@.... No phone calls please.
MEDIA RELATIONS COORDINATION, RAILS-TO-TRAILS CONSERVANCY
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is the nation's leading advocate for trails
and the only national organization devoted to converting abandoned
railroad lines to multi-use trails. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is
dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating a nationwide
network of public trails. Headquarters in Washington, DC with offices in
California, Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Massachusetts,
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a non-profit public charity carrying out a
program of technical assistance and public education.
Media Relations - The Communications Department is seeking a full-time
Media Relations Coordinator. This position is Jr. level and will be
responsible for public and media relations, and event promotion. Research
and assist in coordinating RTC partnerships for media outreach (including
fact sheets, media kits and events). Maintain media contact lists and
generate promotion concepts. Salary will be $25K to $30K (salary not
negotiable). Position opened until filled.
Qualifications - Qualified candidates will have Bachelor degree (BS or BA)
from a College or University and one to two years experience with a PR
firm or in media relations. Must have excellent telephone presence and
writing ability. Ability to interact with people with diplomacy and
patience. Must be organized, creative and demonstrate an ability to be
flexible. Capitol Hill experience desired.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Attn: Elton A. Clark
Manager, Human Resource
1100 17th St., NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
RTC is an equal opportunity employer seeks qualified candidates regardless
of race, color, gender, or national origin. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.
URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNER (BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN COORDINATOR), NEW MEXICO
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Recruitment Period: 5/10/2004 - 5/21/2004
TOOL Number: 805-72-20-00-00-00-14
Location: SANTA FE
Agency: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Job Status: Permanent
Pay Grade: 65 Hourly Range: $14.44 - $25.66
Purpose of Position:
To staff Bicycle-Pedestrian-Equestrian (BPE) Advisory
Committee/Subcommittees. Assist in developing: bike routes on State
Right-of-Ways; BPE plans/reports/maps. Develop training events; maintain
Formulate/implement public info/outreach & education campaigns. Responds
on BPE matters.
Bachelors Degree in Planning, Geography, Public Administration or Civil
2 years in government planning of which must include 1 year working with
boards or committees and working with public and local governments.
Other Predictive Factors:
Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint and Arc View GIS preferred.
Conditions of Employment:
Valid NM driver's license is required.
Small office setting; extensive in-state travel including overnight stays;
frequent use of computers & some lifting of packages under 25 pounds.
Visit http://superspo4.state.nm.us/recruitment/JIF_Disclaimer.htm <http://superspo4.state.nm.us/recruitment/JIF_Disclaimer.htm> and reference TOOL Number: 805-72-20-00-00-00-14
PRINCIPAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, NELSON\NYGAARD
Nelson\Nygaard (N\N) seeks a highly organized, independent, ambitious
self-starter to lead the firm's development in the New York region and on
the East Coast. This is an outstanding opportunity for the right person to
play the principal role in building N\N's practice, focused on multi-modal
transportation planning for livable communities.
Reporting directly to the firm's partners, the successful candidate will
supervise a small team, and assume overall responsibility for all matters
concerning the New York office, including project management, marketing
and business development. He or she will work closely with our San
Francisco headquarters and our offices in Boston and Portland, and have
the opportunity to contribute to projects across the United States.
The ideal candidate has at least 10 years of increasingly responsible
experience in transportation planning, with at least three years in the
New York region. Master's degree in city planning, transportation
engineering or related field a plus but not required.
N\N's work emphasizes creative, innovative transit and transit-friendly
planning and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such
as economic development and reduced dependence on the private automobile.
Specific areas of expertise include transit operations and service
planning, transportation master planning, campus planning, parking
management, transit-oriented development, paratransit, and Transportation
Demand Management. However, we would also welcome applications from
specialists in related transportation planning fields.
Projects currently in progress in the New York office include:
* City of Trenton transportation master plan;
* Lower Manhattan transportation and traffic planning;
* Somerset County TOD opportunity site selection;
* Philadelphia Center City parking policy evaluation; and
* New York City's Walk to School project.
Please email resumes to
Rachel Weinberger at rweinberger@...
SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICE - CLIMATE CHANGE/ENERGY CONSERVATION, KENDALL
The Henry P. Kendall Foundation seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial
professional to fill a newly created position in its Boston office.
The Kendall Foundation's principal objectives in its Northeast Climate
Change Program are to accelerate the development of "solutions to climate
change" by reducing dependence on hydrocarbon energy sources through
advances in energy efficiency and the expansion of renewable forms of
power. The focus of these efforts is centered on states in the Northeast
Region of the United States and on provinces of Atlantic Canada.
The hallmarks of Kendall Foundation programming are a long-term results
orientation and a venturesome approach to grantmaking. Catalyzing new
approaches to conservation, "making a difference," and contributing
substantively to ongoing policy dialogues are the Foundation's operational
norms and aspirations.
Building upon the Foundation's strong track record, the new Senior Program
Officer will further develop and implement a program of substance,
leverage, and long-term impact. The Program will have a biennial
grantmaking budget of approximately $2 million - dollars that in the
Kendall tradition should attract further investments by philanthropic and
The position calls for a deeply knowledgeable professional with
demonstrated insight and experience in the field of energy conservation
and climate change issues. Intellectual agility, an inclination to
circulate widely, and the proven capacity to work across sectors and
constituencies are all essential attributes.
The Kendall Foundation is being assisted in this recruitment by Isaacson,
Miller, a national search firm based in Boston. All nominations,
applications, and inquiries should be directed in confidence to the search
firm as indicated at the end of this document.
For more information and to apply:
Inquiries, nominations or referrals, and resumes with brief (2-3 page)
cover letters, should be directed in confidence to: Karen Wilcox, Vice
President & Director, or Sheryl Ash, Managing Associate, Isaacson, Miller,
334 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116; 617-262-6500; kwilcox@...
or sash@.... Electronic submission of material is strongly
More information on the Kendall Foundation, including recent grants, can
be found at www.kendall.org.
The Kendall Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes a
diverse pool of candidates in this search.
TRANSPORTATION PROJECT MANAGER, BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON
Provide program or task administration and support for the design and
implementation of systems related to transportation security. Provide a
critical interface between transit agencies and outside organizations on
system and program development and use skills and knowledge of transit
operations, transportation infrastructure, project management, and
relationship building. This position may require incumbent to work at the
client site 100% of the time in or near New York City.
You will be primarily responsible for planning, organizing and leading
tasks and projects, and ensuring the quality of client deliverables. You
will apply well-developed consulting, assignment management and functional
skills in the execution of the work. You will be a role model of the
firm's core values and play a significant role in:
Maintaining and expanding client relationships through delivery of high
quality work Leading, coaching and developing junior staff Managing client
assignments, technical/functional content, budgets and staff resources
* Experience with the public transit-operating environment
* Experience with security as it pertains to mass transit
* Experience with the public transit agencies in metropolitan New York
* Ability to collaborate and foster relationships with various departments
within a transit agency and with numerous multidisciplinary external
groups and organizations
* Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
Education/Certifications or equivalent required:
BA or BS degree in Engineering, Science, Operations Research,
Transportation, or a related field required
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may
need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified
We value the diversity of our people.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Field Transportation Engineering
Locations United States-New York-New York City
Organization Public Sector
Employee Referral Bonus 1,500.00 USD
Recruiter Michelle Tutko
Hiring Manager Nicholas Bahr
Office Location NYCY - NEW YORK, U.S.A. (C)
Business Segment Civil
Site Location NYNY - New York, New York (C)
Officer (OIC) Salameh,Ghassan
Principal Not Specified
Required Clearance CLEARABLE
Level Associate - III
CALIFORNIA FUEL CELL PROGRAM MANAGER, FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Available: Starting July 1, 2004
Sacramento DOE Fuel Cell Demonstration site manager (70%)
* Customer relations
* Coordinating w/ infrastructure provider (BP)
* Contract negotiation (legal, etc.)
* Interface with Ford/ SMT Implementation group in Detroit
* Service management
CaFCP representative (30%)
* Project team representation and working group meetings
* Public outreach, media and legislative relations
$60,000+ based on relevant experience + competitive benefits
BS Degree and/or MBA
Project management experience, good communications, fuel cell and policy
knowledge a plus
This is a contract position. It is expected to run through 2007/8
(continuation beyond this date possible)
Contact: Matt Solomon at msolom11@... or (916) 374-8350)
LIVABLE COMMUNITIES PROGRAM DIRECTOR, GREENBELT ALLIANCE
Greenbelt Alliance, the San Francisco Bay Area's leading land conservation
and urban planning non- profit organization, seeks an experienced and
innovative Livable Communities Program Director. We offer a supportive and
enriching work environment, competitive salary, excellent benefits, and
the opportunity to improve the Bay Area's quality of life.
The Livable Communities Program Director will lead and implement Greenbelt
Alliance's Livable Communities Program including strategy development,
coalition building, community outreach, and local and regional advocacy.
The Director will be based in our San Francisco office, and will work
collaboratively with the Field Director and other staff to support
Greenbelt Alliance's overall mission of protecting open space and
promoting livable communities in the Bay Area. In addition, the Director
supervises the work of the Livable Communities Program Associate Director,
and manages and supports various volunteers and interns working with the
program. See www.greenbelt.org to learn more about our work.
The central focus of the Livable Communities Program is to strengthen
communities and the environment through advocacy for city and regional
policies, plans, and projects that foster more compact, diverse,
affordable, environmentally healthy, safe, walkable, and transit-friendly
neighborhoods. The Program also provides direct advocacy and support for
proposed compact infill developments meeting Greenbelt Alliance's
endorsement criteria. The Livable Communities Program Director reports to
the Executive Director.
Strategy Development and Public Policy Advocacy:
(30%) Develop goals, strategies and tactics for advocacy campaigns and
other advocacy efforts aimed at specific cities or sub-regions, to
encourage localities to increase infill development and foster walkable,
compact, transit-friendly, and affordable neighborhoods and communities.
Work with the Associate Livable Communities Director and Field staff to
prioritize advocacy efforts and implement campaigns.
Reports, Articles and Publications: (20%) Research, write, and implement
outreach for reports and other publications on Livable Communities trends
and model policies to advance local and regional smart growth efforts.
Also create Livable Communities- related fact sheets, web content, and
articles for Greenbelt Alliance publications, and assist with other
Greenbelt Alliance communications and media efforts.
Regional Networking and Coalition Building: (15%) Network with regional
organizations such as the Bay Area Transportation and Land Use Coalition,
Non- Profit Housing Association of Northern California, Social Equity
Caucus of the Bay Area Alliance for Sustainable Communities, Sierra Club,
Association of Bay Area Governments, etc. Collaborate with various
coalitions on important regional or sub-regional smart growth and livable
communities campaigns as appropriate.
Compact Development Team: (15%) Provide support and staffing for Greenbelt
Alliance's volunteer Compact Development Endorsement team, focused on
review and endorsement of infill development proposals and plans.
Infill Development Outreach and Education: (10%) Represent Greenbelt
Alliance at meetings and conferences. Make occasional presentations on
livable community issues around the region and state. Assist the newly
formed Association of Infill Builders to outreach to infill developers and
the public. Provide strategic guidance to Greenbelt Alliance's Urban
Outings program. Recruit and manage interns and volunteers, as needed, to
assist with outreach and education efforts.
Program Capacity and Leadership: (10%) Build capacity within Greenbelt
Alliance to lead on smart growth and livable communities issues. Provide
support to the Board in developing strategic policy direction for the
Livable Communities Program. Manage the work of the Livable Communities
Program Associate Director and regularly communicate with field staff on
relevant issues and assist in formulating advocacy campaigns within
targeted communities. Work with Development staff on Livable Communities
Program funding proposals.
* A Bachelor's degree plus five years experience - or relevant Master's
degree plus three years experience -- in urban planning, urban studies,
social equity, or related field.
* Demonstrated experience in policy advocacy and strategy development,
preferably in an area related to smart growth / livable communities.
* Outstanding writing and communications skills.
* Excellent public speaking and media relations skills.
* Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people and
* Experience and skill in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
* Commitment to sustainable community development and environmental
* Experience in grant and foundation fundraising desirable.
* Strong staff management skills.
* Good sense of humor.
Salary: $40,000 - $47,000
How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to: Livable Communities Program
Director Search, Greenbelt Alliance, 631 Howard Street - Suite 510, San
Francisco, CA 94105. You may also send application materials via email to
info@.... Please send MSWord or .pdf attachments only.
Greenbelt Alliance values a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity
PRESIDENT/CEO, SCENIC AMERICA
Scenic America, the only national nonprofit organization dedicated solely
to scenic conservation, seeks candidates for President/CEO. The
organization's mission is to safeguard natural beauty and enhance
community character through policy advocacy at the national, state, and
local levels; place-based projects; and public awareness.
The President/CEO directs all aspects of the organization and reports to
the Board of Directors. The President represents the organization before
Congress and federal agencies, and works in close collaboration with other
national conservation and preservation groups. The 3-5 person staff is
responsible for Scenic America's operations, including coordination with
23 state and local affiliated organizations on scenic conservation issues:
billboard and sign control, scenic byways, tree ordinances, context
sensitive highway design, location of wireless communication towers,
relocation of utility lines, and community scenic resource assessment.
This position requires vision and tenacity, the ability to produce
tangible and lasting change, and the opportunity to strengthen the
organization for the future.
Goals for the organization include:
* Heightening public visibility of Scenic America across the nation;
* Tripling the annual budget within three years, in part by increasing
individual giving and major donors;
* Marketing the services of the organization to cities and towns;
* Doubling the number of state and local affiliated groups in three years.
Salary: $75,000-85,000 and depending on experience. Future compensation is
tied to the organization's success in achieving its goals.
How to Apply:
Visit http://www.scenic.org and then send a resume with references and a cover letter not to exceed
two pages describing the nature and level of your commitment to Scenic
America's mission, your past successes and why you believe you can
successfully lead this organization. Send this information as follows:
MAIL your letter, resume and references to: Karl Kruse, Search Committee,
503 E. Nifong Blvd., #215, Columbia, MO 65201-3717.
ALSO E-MAIL your letter, resume and references (Microsoft Word or Corel
Word Perfect only) to: Karl Kruse, Search Committee at
BRAKE PAD PARTNERSHIP PROJECT MANAGER, SUSTAINABLE CONSERVATION
Sustainable Conservation is an entrepreneurial environmental non-profit
dedicated to advancing the stewardship of natural resources using
innovative and pragmatic strategies that actively engage businesses and
private landowners in conservation. We are currently seeking a project
manager to support the Brake Pad Partnership Steering Committee and its
investigations regarding the transport and fate of brake wear debris in
The Brake Pad Partnership is a multi-stakeholder effort to understand the
impacts on the environment that may arise from brake pad wear debris
generated in the use of passenger vehicles. Working together,
manufacturers, regulators, stormwater management agencies, and
environmentalists are developing an approach for evaluating potential
impacts on water quality, using copper in South San Francisco Bay as an
example. Sustainable Conservation coordinates, manages, and facilitates
the Partnership-we organize and convene meetings, support and maintain
communications among stakeholder interests and the public, identify and
bring technical resources to the group, and help structure the technical
and policy discussions to assist the participants in coming to agreements.
This project manager will help manage the implementation of the Brake Pad
Partnership's technical studies and related Steering Committee activities.
The project manager will:
* Coordinate the Partnership's environmental transport and fate studies,
among the Steering Committee, technical contractors, and scientific
* Assist in the identification and resolution of critical technical and
policy issues in collaboration with the Steering Committee, technical
contractors, and scientific advisors.
* Schedule, organize, and provide staff support for meetings of the
Steering Committee, technical contractors, and scientific advisors. Assist
in meeting design, management, and facilitation, and meeting follow-up
* Prepare written summaries of technical issues and discussions, including
syntheses of technical comments and decision memoranda.
* Coordinate expert reviews of technical reports.
* Manage technical contractors through coordination of technical direction
from the Steering Committee, tracking budgets and progress on work plans,
and reviewing contractors' quarterly reports and other deliverables.
* Develop and produce stakeholder outreach materials including regular
written project updates.
* Assist in project fundraising, including proposal writing.
We are looking for a person with excellent project management and
collaboration skills who has a background in environmental
science/engineering and a passion for enhancing the environment through
collaboration among uncommon partners. The following qualifications are
* Bachelors degree in environmental science, environmental engineering,
chemistry, or related field required, Masters degree preferred
* Knowledge of environmental transport and fate processes
* Experience working in the environmental field
* Ability to synthesize complex technical and policy information
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
* Ability to work effectively in a dynamic project environment
* Propensity for problem solving and solution finding
* Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
* Ability to work effectively with people having diverse styles and
Salary: $40,000 to $55,000
How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Kim Collins, Sustainable Conservation,
suscon@... (subject line: Brake Pad Partnership Project Manager),
fax: (415) 977-0381
TEACHING MECHANIC, COMMUNITY CYCLING CENTER
Experience working in a shop is required. Teaching experience a plus.
Bilingual in Russian or Spanish a plus.
* Conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times
* Be an honest, friendly and effective representative of Community Cycling
* Be on time and ready to work; follow CCC procedures for attendance
* Dress for shop and sales work; no open-toed shoes, follow CCC dress code
* Work safely
* Wear helmet when entering/leaving the premises
* Work cooperatively
* Open and close according to CCC procedures
* Promote the CCC's programs and bicycling in general
* Sell bicycles, bicycle accessories, and CCC memberships
* Engage customers quickly when they arrive
* Notify / record bicycle parts and accessories for stock and special
* Maintain an orderly and timely job flow and shop/work space
* Repair bicycles to safe, professional CCC standards
* Complete all shop and sales paperwork to CCC specifications
* Hang and remove bicycles in storage areas
* Instruct individual and group volunteers on bike maintenance and
* Process donated bikes
* Take on additional tasks as assigned by management
* Work with volunteers and youth one on one and in groups.
* Ability to engage with the public and work in a professional manner
* Bike mechanic skills
* Experience working in a bicycle shop
* Willingness to learn and to work to CCC mechanical standards
* Ability to physically complete job duties
* Ability to train and teach others, or desire to learn
* Ability to work with youth and volunteers, in groups and one-on-one, or
desire to learn
How to Apply:
Submit list of qualifications/resume to David Kutch, Shop Manager or
The CCC is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are
encouraged to apply.
Recent FTA job postings available at: http://www.fta.dot.gov/library/admin/jobs/ftajobs.html