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Anyone need a cycling related job?(2 posts)

Anyone need a cycling related job?Tig
Jan 23, 2002 7:32 AM
Here's a listing of cycling related jobs that was forwarded to me via a local bike advocacy organization. The National Center for Bicycling and Walking site the Centerlines newsletter comes from is, which is full of resources.

The GMLA is based in Washington DC. Experience in field, good fundraising and program development, leadership building skills all essential.
More info: Candidates should email letter of interest with resume to: and mail same to GMLA Search Consultant, 1616 Delaware St., Berkeley CA 94703.

The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a national, nonprofit organization providing technical assistance to agencies, government and local trail groups to acquire, design and develop trails; promoting the use of trails as a component of creating livable communities with close-to-home transportation and recreation potential; working at the
federal, state and local level on trail and greenway policy and funding issues.

The Program Manager position requires a person who is excited about the opportunity to promote trails in an effort to build more livable communities throughout California and who will dive into the challenges that come with working in a small, feisty non-profit. The nature of the field office also requires someone who can work well in a team-oriented office setting. This person will be expected to develop expertise in all major areas of RTC's work, including providing technical assistance to communities to help develop, fund and build rail-trails, and
promoting legislation and policies at the local, state and national level that help create trails and greenways. Requirements: This senior level position reports to the State Director and requires someone with significant experience in some combination of the following backgrounds: parks & recreation, public health or transportation policy; land use planning/conservation/advocacy; landscape architecture; non-profit management and resource development. Familiarity with California politics and smart growth issues a plus. Compensation depends on experience. RTC provides excellent health, dental and vacation benefits. To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Search Committee (PrgMgr), Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, 26 O'Farrell St., Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94108.
Position open until filled. We plan to begin interviews in mid-January. Info: Amanda Eaken (415) 397-2220. email:

Duties will include coordinating development of multi-use trails and bicycle routes; reviewing technical, regulatory and legal materials; coordinating with neighboring jurisdictions and District and Federal government officials; preparing position papers, grant and operational
proposals, letters, and reports; developing annual budget requests; assessing project status, analyzes performance and progress; preparing periodic status reports and briefing papers; developing materials and strategies specifically geared towards the public and interest groups.
Considerations may include traffic right-of-way, street and bridge design, and construction engineering.

Ranking factors: 1. Ability and initiative to manage a large, complex, design and construction project. 2. Knowledge of trail and bikeway planning and all applicable planning and design standards and guidelines. 3. Knowledge of transportation and urban planning to analyze and plan trails and bikeways in a broader planning context. 4. Knowledge of contractual procedures and requirements to ensure the attainment of program specifications. 5. Ability to effectively communicate with others both orally and in writing. Salary range is $43,874 to $56,510.
For more information, contact Jim Sebastian at:

Montgomery County Park and Planning Department in Silver Spring, Maryland, seeks experienced planner/engineer to lead efforts in bicycle planning and support efforts in travel demand management. Education and experience: Minimum requirements include a Masters Degree in Regional,
Urban or Land-Use Planning, Engineering, or related field of study and minimum of three years of progressively responsible transportation planning experience for the Coordinator level. Excellent benefits and ideal work environment. Starting salary for the Coordinator level is
$43,654 to $56,761. Submit resume, cover letter with salary history, SSN, to: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Attn: Recruiter, Planner Coordinator (Transportation) #11502 Employment and Testing Office, 6611 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20731 Fax: 301 454-1404; e-mail: website: For questions regarding this position or the M-NCPPC, call Richard Hawthorne, Chief, Transportation Planning at (301) 495-4525.

Job Description: Participates in planning, acquisition, design, development and redevelopment of parks, greenways and recreational facilities throughout Mecklenburg County. Locates property, conducts environmental audits, ascertains recreational value and negotiates the purchase price. Coordinates appraisal, survey, and presents recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. Experience in working with capital needs, assessments and budgets a plus.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in urban planning, geography, or public administration and two (2) years experience in planning and design, or Master's degree in urban planning, geography, or public administration and one (1) year experience in planning and design. Understanding of
planning theory, the economical principles and interrelationships of real estate, land use and environmental impacts, local government regulations and practices and principles of site design. Ability to obtain Playground certification within six months of employment.
Trainee appointments will be considered. Salary range: $35,977, $44,972, $61,162. Resumes (and applications if required) for this position must be received at our offices no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, 1/28/02. For more information, call (704) 336-2931.

The Washington State Department of Transportation is currently recruiting for its Bicycle and Pedestrian State Coordinator position. The position is responsible for the coordination and operation of the bicycle and pedestrian elements of the Community Partnership Program by facilitating and conducting efforts that encourage the use of bicycles and pedestrian travel for transportation; developing bicycle tourism efforts in the state; working within the agency and with local agencies to assure nonmotorized travel is a priority; and providing technical
expertise and advice on nonmotorized and urban design/land use issues. The position is located in Olympia, Washington. Minimum qualifications: Bachelors degree involving major study in related field, four years of professional experience; Masters degree will substitute for one year of
the experience.
Interested candidates must be in the Transportation Planning Specialist (TPS) 4 eligibility pool. Applications can be found at This is a Local List Recruitment, #LL 00-0008. On the application under Part 6 Geographic Location, candidates must choose at least 34, for Thurston County or may also choose the whole state. For questions on the application process please contact 360.705.7049. For information on the Eligibility Pool,
Salary Range for the TPS 4, Range 62 is $4115-5266 per month. For general questions on this position please contact Julie Mercer Matlick, (360) 705-7505.
Very kind of you, Tig. Too bad there are none near NYC.nigel
Jan 23, 2002 8:58 PM
I'd apply pronto! I've been unemployed for months now, but take "temp" (fill-in) jobs (in the publishing field, my line of work) and do freelance stuff whenever I can. I'd jump at a chance to do some form of cycling-centric employ.

Rather thoughtful of you to post these listings.