The City of Culver City, Public Works Department seeks a part-time Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator as a contract position for the Public Works Department. The Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan and will serve as project manager for specific City Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects and Programs.
Culver City, comprising 5 square miles and nearly 40,000 residents, is strategically located on the Westside of Los Angeles County at the intersection of the I-405 (San Diego) and I-10 (Santa Monica) freeways. The City is recognized as a creative and cultural nexus within greater Los Angeles, featuring a high concentration of artists, architects, place makers, communication firms, cultural and creative start-ups, major movie studios and postproduction houses.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Mobility and Traffic Engineer, the Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator plays a pivotal role in ongoing coordination, development and implementation of the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program. Examples of duties include:
Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years’ experience in a responsible role, with a focus on transportation planning, engineering, or related field with experience in public outreach planning, and design of bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The successful candidate will have knowledge of bicycle and pedestrian programming; proven organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; and advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office and graphic software. Ability to compile technical information and prepare memorandums and reports. Knowledge of contracts and procurement procedures. A candidate with a degree in urban planning, public administration, civil engineering, urban design or a related field is desirable.
This is a part-time position with flexible work hours to be planned with supervisor and accommodated on Monday – Friday, between 7:30 am – 5:30 pm. Candidate must be available to occasionally attend the regular City Council Meetings (2nd and 4th Mondays of each month, starting at 7:00 p.m.) and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meetings (bi-monthly on 3rd Thursday starting at 6:00 p.m.).
Compensation: It is anticipated that the Contract Employee will typically work no more than 30 hours per week. Salary ranges from $40.00/hour to $50.00/ hour, commensurate with experience. Contract employee shall be responsible for 4% contribution to PARS (Public Agency Retirement Services) and may be subject to further payroll related deductions based on hours worked within a fiscal year.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter stating why the position is of interest, résumé, response to the questionnaire, and a list of three professional references to Helen.Chin@culvercity.org
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