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Thursday Job Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

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Senior Transportation Planner — Planning Division, SF County Transportation Authority, San Francisco, California
The Transportation Planner Series-Planning Division includes three levels of professional Transportation Planners who manage planning and corridor studies and other planning projects, facilitate community outreach efforts, and represent the Transportation Authority on technical and policy advisory groups.

Open Space Planner, Jefferson County, Golden, Colorado
Under limited supervision, provides professional planning related to Open Space preservation and management. Oversees all stages of plan and project development of Open Space parks with heavy emphasis on trail planning and development.

5291 Planner III, City and County of San Francisco – City Planning, San Francisco, California
The Planning Department has one (1) 5291 Planner III opening in the Historic Preservation program within the Current Planning Division.

Director of Operations Strategy, Bay Area Motivate, San Francisco, California
Bay Area Motivate (BAM) is headquartered in San Francisco and operates Bay Area Bike Share. Bay Area Bike Share is seeking a visionary and collaborative Director of Operations Strategy to lead the Operations team in delivering a world-class bicycle sharing system for customers.

Facilities, Vehicle Fleet, & Safety Coordinator, Bay Area Motivate, San Francisco, California
Bay Area Motivate is seeking an experienced Facilities, Vehicle Fleet, & Safety Coordinator to maintain its headquarter locations in addition to any temporary or ancillary locations (e.g. expansion Warehouse, valet stations, temporary office spaces).

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Friday Job Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

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Program Director, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco, California
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is seeking a seasoned, highly motivated individual to direct the organization’s programmatic work. This is an amazing opportunity for an individual with program management and contract procurement and oversight experience to work with a dedicated staff and active membership of over 10,000 to promote the bicycle for everyday transportation.

Development Director, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco, California
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is seeking a seasoned, highly motivated individual to direct the organization’s diverse fundraising efforts in support of our advocacy and programmatic work. This is an amazing opportunity for a development professional to work with a dedicated staff and active membership of over 10,000 to promote the bicycle for everyday transportation.

Communications Associate, TransitCenter, New York, New York
The Communications Associate will play a critical role in amplifying the impact of TransitCenter projects and programs, and setting a national agenda for effective public transit systems and transportation policy reform.

Advocacy Associate, TransitCenter, New York, New York
The Advocacy Associate will organize and expand a growing network of transit advocates and city and public transportation officials who support effective public transportation policies, projects and systems in metropolitan regions across the U.S.

Safe Routes to Schools Coordinator, City of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, California
The City’s Safe Routes to School program includes active partnership with the Palo Alto Unified School District and the local PTAs. The coordinator will be responsible for coordinating school-focused projects, transportation studies and community events aimed at encouraging alternative transportation modes for school commuting.

Mass Transit Innovator, OurBus, Inc., New York, New York
OurBus, Inc., a New York-based startup company, is looking for an innovator who is passionate about transforming the world of passenger transportation. Our mission is to let commuters and travelers use an algorithm-based app to create new, demand-responsive bus routes tailored exactly to their needs.

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Friday Job Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

Looking for a job? Here are the current listings:

Development Director, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco, California
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is seeking a seasoned, highly motivated individual to direct the organization’s diverse fundraising efforts in support of our advocacy and programmatic work. This is an amazing opportunity for a development professional to work with a dedicated staff and active membership of over 10,000 to promote the bicycle for everyday transportation.

Bicycle Fleet Rebalancer at Tech Co, Bikes Make Life Better, Menlo Park, California
Bikes Make Life Better, Inc. manages a large bike fleet at a leading tech company in Menlo Park — and we’re adding to our team. We’re looking for full-time and part-time Rebalancers to maintain the distribution of bikes around campus. You’ll work with a fun group of people, in a pleasant environment, supporting a very popular program.

Planner I, City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
There are two 5277 Planner I positions available in the Current Planning Division. The first position will assist with reviewing and process of discretionary permits and land use applications within a specific geographic area of the City. The second position will assist in the data collection and mapping of completed historic resource surveys.

Project Development Team Lead (SA2,GG), City of Seattle DOT, Seattle, Washington
The Seattle Department of Transportation’s Project Development Division is seeking a new Project Development Team Leader (SA2). This position leads critical programs and manages all aspects of project definition and development from inception to 10% design which includes conceptual design development and alternatives analysis.

Project Development Corridor Lead (SA2,GG), City of Seattle DOT, Seattle, Washington
The Seattle Department of Transportation’s Project Development Division is seeking a new Project Development Corridor Lead (SA2). This position manages all aspects of project definition and development from inception to 10% design which includes conceptual design development and alternatives analysis.

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“Opportunity Score” Shows Best Places to Find a Job Without Owning a Car

This screenshot shows how many jobs are available near the author's house. Addresses at more than 350 cities are searchable and ranked by jobs within a half-hour's trip by walking or transit. Image: Redfin/Opportunity Score

The 30-minute transit shed near the author’s house, overlaid with a heatmap of jobs paying $40,000 or more. Image: Redfin/Opportunity Score

Which places put economic opportunity within reach for residents who don’t own cars?

There’s a new tool to evaluate housing locations according to the accessibility of jobs via transit and walking. Redfin, the company that runs Walk Score, today released “Opportunity Score,” which ranks millions of addresses across 350 cities based on the number of jobs within a 30-minute walk or transit ride.

The above map shows the results of a search near my home in Cleveland. My neighborhood grades out as a “job-seeker’s paradise,” according to Opportunity Score, with 64,000 jobs paying more than $40,000 within a half hour car-free commute. Compare that to the cul-de-sac where I grew up in Hilliard, Ohio — which has an Opportunity Score of 1.

Redfin created the tool in partnership with the White House’s Opportunity Project, which seeks to address inequality “by putting data and digital tools in the hands of families, communities, and local leaders.” Opportunity Score combines jobs data from the feds with Redfin’s software measuring transit and walking travel times. The tool also factors in population, otherwise the biggest cities would all rise to the top (here’s the formula).

Redfin ranked 50 major American cities according to Opportunity Score, and the result was a top ten list with some surprises:

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Friday Jobs Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

Looking for a job? Here are the current listings:

Assistant Manager of Bicycle & Pedestrian Practice, Stewart, Raleigh, NC
Stewart’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Practice is seeking an Assistant Manager for our Raleigh office. The ideal candidate has 10+ years of experience in bicycle and pedestrian planning and design. The Deputy Practice Manager will be skilled delivering complex planning and design projects that exceed client expectations.

Civil Engineer, Toole Design Group, Boston, Massachusetts
Toole Design Group is seeking a Civil Engineer to expand our team of talented and dedicated professionals in our Boston, MA, office. Responsibilities will include advancing designs of various multimodal transportation projects through the design review process from concept to construction documents.

Customer Success Manager, Remix, San Francisco, California
We’re looking for someone to work closely with transit agencies around the United States and ensure their success using Remix. This includes training our new users, ensuring they have every opportunity to plan better transit, constant problem solving, and helping to guide our product roadmap. You’ll execute our success strategy with new and existing customers, and scale our team to accommodate a fast-growing base of Remix users.

Operations Coordinator, UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, Los Angeles, California
We seek a dynamic team player to work with a passionate group of professors, staff, and students dedicated to sustainable solutions for Southern California’s growth challenges. The UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies is a community of scholars studying transportation, housing, jobs, and the environmental challenges facing metropolitan areas.

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Friday Jobs Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

Looking for a job? Here are the current listings:

Bike Law Paralegal, Law Office of Vaccaro & White, NYC
The Law Office of Vaccaro & White seeks a paralegal to fill a vacancy anticipated in August 2016 (the employment start date is July 18, 2016, to allow for training). Vaccaro & White is the leading law firm in New York City specializing in representing seriously injured cyclists and pedestrians.

Transportation National Field Director, US PIRG, Washington, DC
U.S. PIRG is hiring a National Field Director for our national 21st Century Transportation Program. We’re looking for an experienced political advocate who will be responsible for media outreach, organizing, developing staff, influencing stakeholders, coalition-building, and fundraising.

Amazon Flex Delivery Driver, Amazon, NYC
Earn $18-$25/hr. for delivering packages for Amazon. All you need is your bike, an Android phone, and some free time – preferably in the evening. This is a great opportunity to be your own boss: deliver when you want and make some extra cash.

Graphic Designer, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco, California
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is seeking a creative professional to design graphics for web and print in support of our members, campaigns and brand. If you are passionate about increasing the reach of bicycle advocacy in all San Francisco neighborhoods, this is your chance to make our city a better place to bike and live.

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Friday Jobs Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

Looking for a job? Here are the current listings:

Executive Director, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s mission is to promote the bicycle for everyday transportation. We are seeking a leader — a visionary with the ability to build and execute a robust strategic plan; the capacity to inspire, motivate, and support staff in acting on the organization’s mission and goals; and the acumen to mobilize our members as we strive to make San Francisco an even better city for bicycling.

Policy Analyst / Sr. Policy Analyst, NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission, New York, New York
Under the supervision of the Assistant Commissioner for Data & Technology, the Policy Analyst/Senior Policy Analyst will review and select new technology providers and monitor their compliance with the TLC’s rules, participate in project planning and implementation, conduct research, write memos and reports, correspond with relevant industry stakeholders, community groups, and potential technology providers, contribute to transportation policy development, and perform other related assignments.

Analytics Manager, NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission, New York, New York
The advent of electronic dispatch applications like Uber and Lyft has led to explosive growth and transformation within the industries that the TLC regulates. This transformation has underscored the importance of collecting and analyzing data from all of the TLC-regulated industries. The Analytics Manager supervises the Analytics analyst and will be responsible for creating dashboards and automating data collection, cleaning, and analysis processes to help track changes in TLC-regulated industries and inform policy decisions.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Policy Manager, Safe Routes to School National Partnership, Washington, DC
The Regional Policy Manager maintains the regional network in the Greater Washington, DC region and will be building a network in Baltimore City. The primary focus of this position is to increase funding and improve policies that result in more infrastructure and programs to support safe walking and bicycling for children and families, especially in low-income communities.

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Friday Jobs Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

Looking for a job? Here are the current listings:

Director of Transportation, City of Durham, North Carolina
There is an exciting opportunity with the City of Durham to lead the City’s transportation department during a time of rapid growth and investment. The citizens of Durham are seeking a transportation director with the vision, experience, and expertise to develop a multi-modal transportation system that is affordable, safe, and accessible for all of Durham’s citizens.

Senior Planner and Programs Specialist, Alta Planning and Design, Los Angeles, California
The Senior Planner and Programs Specialist will be responsible for delivering high-quality planning and analysis work for clients. This position will also be responsible for designing and implementing active transportation programs and transportation behavior change campaigns such as Safe Routes to School programs, bicycle safety education classes, outreach events, media campaigns, and Transportation Demand Management programs.

Denver Director, Bicycle Colorado, Denver, Colorado
Bicycle Colorado, a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to building a more bicycle-friendly Colorado, seeks a person to lead its efforts to make Denver the most bicycle friendly city in the nation and a leading city in the world for healthy active transportation. Reporting to the Policy Director, this new position will help design and lead campaigns to direct more resources towards improving safety and access for active transportation in the Denver area.

Director of Information Technology, Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle, Washington
This is a newly created position responsible for establishing SDOT’s technical vision and aligning technology solutions with SDOT’s business needs. The Information Technology Director will have a key role in moving the Seattle Department of Transportation forward in developing and implementing strategic goals in technically advanced and innovative transportation.

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Friday Job Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

Looking for a job? Here are some current listings:

Store Manager, PUBLIC Bikes, Santa Monica
PUBLIC Bikes seeks a a results-driven, marketing-oriented, high energy Store Manager to lead a new Santa Monica store scheduled to open in late February. This person will be the literal face of PUBLIC bikes in the Santa Monica-area market, manage the local team, and work closely with that team to engage local merchants, neighborhood and city influencers, cycling advocacy groups to plan community-based events and partnerships in and out of the store.

5278 Planner II, San Francisco Planning Department, San Francisco
This position performs difficult city planning work and participates in all phases of city planning; assists in the preparation of planning, research, surveys and projects; conducts investigations, collects and analyzes data on zoning, subdivision design, urban renewal, rapid transit and other land use problems; assists in the conduct of environmental impact reviews; assists in the preparation of written and graphic reports; may supervise subordinate survey, clerical and office personnel; and performs related duties as required.

Public Service Director, City of Columbus, Columbus, Ohio
The City of Columbus is seeking a strong manager and a collaborative and innovative leader with previous executive leadership experience to serve as the Director of the Department of Public Service. This position will serve as an advisor to the Mayor, at the cabinet level, on a wide range of public and infrastructure services essential to the citizens of Columbus. This position directs the activities of four divisions, which have the primary duties of removing solid waste, snow and ice removal, transportation planning and operations, design and construction activities, graffiti removal and pothole repair.

Families for Safe Streets Organizer, Transportation Alternatives, New York
Supported by TA, Families for Safe Streets members engage in advocacy and targeted awareness campaigns to press for changes to eliminate traffic fatalities and injuries on NYC streets. The FSS Organizer will play a critical role in supporting existing FSS members, growing the group by reaching other New Yorkers impacted by traffic violence, and coordinating new support service activities.

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Friday Job Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

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Streetsblog NYC Reporter, New York, NY
We’re looking for a talented journalist to help Streetsblog NYC cover the movement for safe streets and effective transit in the five boroughs. We are seeking a reporter to craft original content, interviews, event coverage, and commentary. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the notion that journalism can be conducted with integrity and fidelity to the truth while espousing a clear point of view. Knowing how to effectively impart a message is a critical skill for this position.

Streetsblog San Francisco Editor, San Francisco, CA
We are looking for a talented journalist to run Streetsblog San Francisco, a daily news site dedicated to covering safe streets and effective transit in the SF Bay Area. We welcome applications from engaging reporters who want to lead a respected, influential source of information and commentary on Bay Area transportation and planning issues. The ideal candidate will have a firm grasp of local politics and a keen sense of how Streetsblog coverage can advance transportation policies that improve conditions for transit, cycling, and walking.

Senior Transportation Planner, Arup, San Francisco, CA
Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of 12,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our clients’ needs. We are seeking a Senior Transportation Engineer/ Planner to join our San Francisco office. Arup’s San Francisco Planning team undertakes unique and challenging projects. We seek an individual with the technical expertise, experience, and motivation to deliver innovative solutions.

Senior Managing Transportation Planner, Arup, San Francisco, CA
We are seeking a Senior Transportation Planner to join our leadership team. Current transportation planning projects team include work for the public and private sector relating to multi-modal transportation planning, traffic engineering, transit planning, traffic micro simulation, parking, site planning and development, complete streets, pedestrian and bicycle facilities, and integrated land use/transportation planning.

Rebalancer, Bay Area Bike Share, San Francisco, CA
Bay Area Bike Share is seeking drivers to help with all aspects of bicycle re-balancing. The Re-balancing Team is required to drive vans in the greater Bay area to help maintain optimal number of available bikes and docks for our members.

Principal Associate, Infrastructure & Development, National League of Cities, Washington, DC
The National League of Cities is seeking an experienced professional to be responsible for proactively driving federal policy by advocating for the interests of local governments on transportation infrastructure and community and economic development in legislative and regulatory policy matters before Congress, the Administration, and federal agencies. The principal associate is also responsible for overseeing and supporting the policy development process for these issue areas working through committees of local government officials.