Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator (Transportation Projects Planner)

City of Winston-Salem DOT

Winston-Salem, NC United States

Come join the City of Winston-Salem DOT and MPO as the Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator (Transportation Project Planner). This position focuses on all aspects of the bicycle, pedestrian, and micromobility programs for the Winston-Salem DOT and MPO and is a great opportunity to shape the development of those programs. The City just received a $6,000,000 RAISE grant for the Long Branch Trail Extension (https://www.movewinstonsalem.com/longbranch) and has many other funded bicycle/pedestrian projects, including an urban trail project along Salem Parkway through downtown Winston-Salem (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKOP6XFv96Q). This is an exciting time for bicycle and pedestrian transportation in Winston-Salem! The City is accepting applications until February 12th.

 

Examples of Duties

  • Maintaining and updating of long range plans for bicycle, pedestrian, and greenway modes of transportation
  • Managing the administration and coordination of the Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Active Mobility Advisory Committee
  • Working with consultants and vendors that would provide planning, engineering, design, construction, and other specialized services
  • Coordinating with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) on the programming and administration of available federal and State funds for projects
  • Providing excellent customer service to all citizens within the MPO

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the concepts, principles, techniques, and legal aspects of transportation planning
  • Skills with project management
  • Skills to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information
  • Ability to make recommendations based on findings in studies, field observation, and public contacts
  • Skills to prepare and deliver clear, concise, and effective oral and written presentations to the general public, appointed boards, and elected officials
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Federal, State and local officials, the general public, employees, and contractors
  • Ability to estimate and administer budgets for studies and schedule and manage transportation planning projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision
  • Experience planning and supervising the work of technicians and temporary employees
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects

 

Education and Experience

Any combination of education or experience equivalent to a Master's degree in transportation planning, city and regional planning or a closely related field, or a combination of a Bachelor's degree in city and regional planning and three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in transportation planning.  AICP Certification is desirable.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
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Specialty
Transportation Planning
Salary Range
$52,168