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TRANSIT AND MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING LEAD
City of Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs, CO
The Transit and Multimodal Transportation Planning Lead is responsible for management of the city’s transit system including transit budget monitoring, transit and multimodal project development and management and maintaining relationships between the City the Roaring Fork Transit Authority (RFTA), the city’s Transportation Commission, citizens and vendors. Plans, develops and implements ideas for an ecological and sustainable multimodal transportation, transit and the in-town trails system for bikes and pedestrians. Manages the Bus Fund and the Transportation Demand Management program and related activities. Helps develop parking management plans, technologies, and regulations.
POSITION REPORTS TO: City Engineer
DIRECT REPORTS ASSIGNED:
JOB LOCATION: City Hall, 101 8th Street, Glenwood Springs, CO
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
HOURS: 40 or more hours per week
1. Assists in managing, planning, budgeting, and administering the funds for the local bus service, Ride Glenwood Springs.
2. Manages the Transportation Demand Management program and activities associated with the TDM program; makes suggestions on improvements that align with the Engineering Department.
3. Manages professional service contracts for transit and multi modal transportation studies.
4. Maintains and facilitates updates to the City’s existing and future transportation plans.
5. Acts as staff and City representative to the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority and any other commissions, business partnerships or agencies that interact with this position.
6. Develops projects and partnerships that support the City of Glenwood Springs’ Bicycle friendly
community status, Bike-to-Work Days, and bicycle education programs.
7. Works with Engineering to plan new parking areas or structures and manage parking inventory.
8. Plans and manages existing and new bicycle and pedestrian facilities and systems, including sidewalks, crosswalks, pedestrian signage, and bike racks.
9. Monitors and manages City bus system; including preparing and maintaining the budget for t h e bus tax fund, plan service changes, and expansion projects.
10. Plans bus stop and shelter improvements; collects data and prepares periodic reports.
11. Reviews and comments on impacts and mitigation measures for new development proposals in relation to the transit, pedestrian and bike systems.
12. Organizes public outreach for municipal transportation education, promotion and feedback; responds in a timely manner to inquires with a professional demeanor.
13. Researches and applies for grants and funding for City multimodal transportation and Ride Glenwood Springs projects.
14. Communicates frequently with other departments on transportation related issues.
15. Makes presentations to the City Council and other government agencies as needed.
OTHER DUTIES: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
• Actively interested in all aspects of public transportation; engages on a variety of topics and projects.
• Able to understand and make actionable progress on departmental goals with minimal guidance and supervision.
• Skilled in a variety of areas including communication, marketing, public relations, administration and customer service.
• Effectively coordinates and interacts with businesses, other City employees and the general public.
• Possesses strong writing, reporting, analytical, presentation and grammatical skills.
• Self-motivated and interested in developing the position.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Planning, or a related field with an emphasis in Transportation preferred.
• Experience in public transportation planning or engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for education requirements.
• Proficient in the MS Office Suite and/or GIS software systems.
Green Mountain Transit
Chief executive officer for the regional transit authority with headquarters in Burlington, Vermont
ECO Transit Planning and Development Manager
ECO Transit (Eagle County)
The Planning and Development Manager manages multi-modal transportation planning, implementation, analysis, and outreach efforts, with a special focus on public transit, pedestrian and bicycle-related infrastructure and needs. Coordinates grant writing and administration through project completion while ensuring local, state and federal compliance. Oversees Transit/Trails Maintenance and Fleet Asset Supervisor positions.
Town of Jackson Wyoming (START)
How would you like to work alongside a committed staff, in a vibrant and engaged community, in one of the most stunningly beautiful areas of the American West? KL2 Connects LLC has been retained by the Town of Jackson to identify and present outstanding candidates for the Transit Director position at Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit. Nestled in the Jackson Hole Valley, at the dazzling intersection of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Jackson enjoys warm summers and cold winters. Its access to major skiing and hiking areas makes this small town a lively hub for outdoor activities in all seasons.
START operates year‐round service on six fixed public bus routes. While the intensity of the commuter, corridor, and circulator routes vary by season, ridership exceeds one million. START’s Transit Director provides professional oversight of all transit functions for the Town of Jackson and Teton County, departmental compliance, policy recommendations to elected and appointed board, and, in coordination with the Integrated Transportation Plan (ITP) lead, is involved in all stages of grant work and strategic planning. The Transit Director provides significant professional contributions to the Town Manager’s staff-level leadership team. A full position brochure can be found at KL2Connects.com/openings.
The Transit Director should hold a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, transportation planning, or a related field, plus five years of increasingly responsible, professional experience in the mass-transit field, including supervisory duties. A valid Class C driver’s license (CDL) with all required endorsements is preferred, along with a Passenger Service and Safety certification (PASS). Candidates must maintain a satisfactory driving record. This excellent career opportunity offers an attractive compensation, benefits, and relocation package. To be considered for it, go to www.KL2connects.com/openings, select the START listing, and upload a letter of interest, resume, salary expectations, and four to five professional references (preferably supervisory, and including each reference’s name, title, email, phone, and relationship to you). START values equal opportunity at all levels; diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. For additional information on this position, contact KL2 Connects LLC’s Kristen Joyner at Kristen@KL2connects.com.
Kristen Joyner (KL2 Connects LLC)