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[ Transportation Planner / Civil Engineer (FT) ] [ Ridesharing Coordinator Outreach Specialist ]

Transportation Planner / Civil Engineer (FT)

General Purpose: Assist with the development, implementation, and administration of programs within the Transportation Planning Department

Essential Functions:

  • Liaison with the public and various government agencies promoting regional transportation planning
  • Update, maintain, and manage data associated with the Congestion Management Program
  • Assist with the studies developed by the Regional Traffic Signal Program
  • Assist in the development of the Regional Operations Plan
  • Participate in Regional Road Safety audits
  • Research, compile, analyze, and coordinate technical, financial, and policy information pertaining to the agency’s program activity
  • Applies federal and state transportation planning regulations in the development of communications concerning the agency’s program activity internally and externally via oral and written reports
  • Maintains and updates files and databases on program activity
  • Reviews and edits select reports and technical memorandums
  • Processes and summarizes input and communications for possible inclusion in plan and program development
  • Plans, makes preparation for, and staffs both technical and specialty meetings
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with other planning agencies within the region
  • Applies knowledge of federal and state transportation funding to secure and/or maintain grant programs
  • Discuss purpose of transportation projects with planning officials
  • Advise planning officials on feasibility, cost-effectiveness, regulatory conformance, and alternative recommendations for project
  • All other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Engineering, or other closely related field required. Masters degree preferred.
  • At least 4-6 years of experience in traffic engineering or transportation planning
  • Must have exceptional communication, organization, analytical and database/computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and work with federal and state officials on a regular basis

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and salary history to hr@spcregion.org

Physical Requirements: 75% Sitting, 10% Walking, 15% Standing, 80% Use of hands, 5% Reaching 90% Talking / Hearing; Lifting < 10 lbs.; Near vision, Color vision
Skills:  Reading Comprehension, Information Gathering, Critical Thinking, Information Organization, Synthesis/Reorganization, Active Listening, Writing, Speaking, Problem Identification, Coordination, Judgment & Decision Making, Idea Generation & Evaluation, Systems Perception
Knowledge:  Mathematics; Sociology; English Language
Abilities:  Written & Oral Comprehension, Speech Clarity, Written & Oral Expression
Work Environment: Works in an environmentally controlled clean office.

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Ridesharing Coordinator Outreach Specialist

General Purpose: 

Supports, develops and implements the efforts of the CommuteInfo ridesharing program services including the outreach to employers, employees, schools, and the general public to provide information on travel demand management strategies and alternate modes of transportation.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in the developing and implementing work plans for various CommuteInfo services/initiatives.
  • Answers and logs ridesharing calls – produces and distributes match lists and program reports as needed.
  • Maintains files of program activity and provides timely records from outreach efforts.
  • Interacts with the general public including residents, employers, employees, and students.
  • Serves as a liaison with the public, businesses and associations developing and maintaining partnerships promoting the CommuteInfo program’s services and presents and explains the program to various audiences.
  • Build awareness of CommuteInfo through speaking engagements & public education presentations.
  • Performs initial and follow-up contact with inquires to determine program utilization.
  • Develops, reviews, and edits select reports and memorandums.
  • Review outreach efforts and evaluate results.
  •  Plans, makes preparation for, and staffs both technical and specialty meetings.
  • Participates in special events and programs to promote ridesharing.
  • All other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Associates degree from two-year college or technical school; Bachelor’s degree preferred; or six months to one year related experience or training; or combination of experience and education
  • Outreach experience preferred
  • Effective communication /presentation skills and professional attitude
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with the ability to learn new software applications
  • Possess and maintain valid PA Drivers License. Must be 25 years old at the time of hire to meet vendor insurance requirements.
  • Ability to operate (for demonstration purposes) all vehicles used in the program

Salary low $30’s, excellent benefit package. Exempt full-time. Some meetings may require evening or weekend attendance. SPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send resume and cover letter to: Ridesharing Coordinator, SPC, Two Chatham Center, Suite 500, 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 or E-mail: hr@spcregion.org

Physical Requirements:

60% Sitting, 10% Standing, 30% Walking, 60% Use of hands, 90% Talking / Hearing, Lift <20lbs, close vision

Skills: 

Judgment & Decision Making, Problem Identification, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Information Gathering, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

Knowledge: 

Customer & Personal Service, Clerical, English Language

Abilities: 

Written/Oral Comprehension & Expression, Deductive Reasoning, Information Ordering, Speech Clarity & Recognition, Number Facility, Memorization               

Work Environment:

Works in an environmentally controlled clean office. Local travel required for outreach engagements and conferences.

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