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    ... Transportation Futures Network Employment Connections This is the Transportation Futures Network Employment Connections. It is a periodic compilation of
    Message 1 of 1 , May 24, 2004
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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

      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 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 activities.

      "Transportation is about making connections, and so are we."



      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
      environmental justice.

      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:

      Key Responsibilities:

      * 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
      databases, etc.).

      * 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:

      Mechelle Evans

      Human Resources Coordinator

      Environmental Defense

      1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW

      Washington, DC 20009

      Fax: (202) 387-1030

      Email: jobs@...

      Environmental Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities
      and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.




      * 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
      federal legislation.

      * Produce briefing summaries, reports, press releases, news articles and
      policy documents.

      * 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
      policy issues.

      * 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.




      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

      Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

      1100 17th St., NW, 10th Floor

      Washington, DC 20036

      Email: rtcelton@...

      Fax: 202-466-3742

      RTC is an equal opportunity employer seeks qualified candidates regardless
      of race, color, gender, or national origin. Women and minorities are
      encouraged to apply.



      Recruitment Period: 5/10/2004 - 5/21/2004

      TOOL Number: 805-72-20-00-00-00-14

      Location: SANTA FE


      Assessment: Rated

      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
      web site.

      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.

      Statutory Requirements:


      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.

      To Apply:

      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



      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.

      Current Projects

      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@...



      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
      public partners.

      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.



      Job Description

      Key Role:

      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

      Functional/Industry Knowledge:

      * 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

      Additional Information

      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



      Available: Starting July 1, 2004

      Job Responsibilities:

      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

      Salary Range:

      $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)



      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.

      Additional Qualifications:

      * 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



      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




      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 environment.

      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.

      Additional Qualifications:

      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
      highly desirable:

      * 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



      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.

      Required Skills:

      * 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
      E-mail Info@...

      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

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