San Diego – California
Circulate san Diego has a vacancy for a full-time Project Coordinator. The primary role of the Project Coordinator is to effectively deliver and manage active transportation community projects such as Safe Routes to School. The Project Coordinator will ensure projects are completed on time, on budget and to agreed quality standards. The Project Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Program Manager and works closely with community groups and neighborhood organizations in the community, and with public officials, and decision makers in local government.
The ideal candidate will have bilingual fluency in English and Spanish, verbal and written. Proficiency in using MS Office suite, email and the internet, GIS ARCView software, and strong time-management, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are essential. Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited university with a degree in public administration, planning, transportation or related field of study; a Masters degree is preferred but not required. Experience in the delivery of government contracts, working at the grassroots with neighborhood groups and in public policy advocacy is desirable; a basic knowledge of urban design principles, traffic calming measures, accessible and inviting streetscapes is a plus.
Circulate San Diego is a nonprofit organization that was created through the merger of WalkSanDiego and Move San Diego. Circulate San Diego is dedicated to creating excellent mobility choices and vibrant, healthy neighborhoods. Staff and volunteers work closely with planners, engineers, elected officials, other city officials and the public to advance policies that support pedestrian, bicycle, and transit facilities; work with school districts and parents to improve safety so more students can walk to school; collaborate with health agencies to promote walking and active lifestyle; and promote land use decisions that allow for more sustainable development.
Application form and procedure
Circulate San Diego provides a full range of benefits to employees: 15 days paid vacation, 13 paid sick days and 10 paid holidays per year; medical, dental and 401(k) retirement plans; and transportation allowance; competitive salary commensurate with experience. Please complete the application form at http://www.circulatesd.org/get-involved/employment/ and email with a resume to info@circulateSD.org by April 9, 2014 with subject line, “Circulate San Diego Project Coordinator.”