Commute Trip Reduction Program Coordinator
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Commute Trip Reduction Program Coordinator|
|Closing Date/Time:||Thu. 06/29/17 5:05 PM Pacific Time|
|Salary:||$3,798.00 - $4,617.00 Monthly|
$45,576.00 - $55,404.00 Annually
|Job Type:||Regular Part-time|
|Location:||220 4th Ave. S., Kent, Washington|
The City of Kent is accepting applications for the position of Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) Program Coordinator. This position was established to reduce drive-alone trips, thereby easing traffic congestion while also reducing fuel consumption and carbon emissions. The ideal candidate will be able to successfully promote the use of public transportation, carpooling and other methods that can result in better, more efficient commuting options. If you have experience performing this type of work, we encourage you to apply for this position.
The following benefited, part-time position (.75) is non-represented and grant-funded. A cover letter and resume are required with your online application in order for your application to be considered complete; incomplete applications will not continue in the selection process. Please note that you cannot attach documents to your application after it has been submitted. If you have questions or experience technical difficulties, please feel free to call our office at (253) 856-5270 and we will do our best to assist you.
Interviews for this position are tentatively scheduled for July 19.
Under the direction of the Senior Transportation Planner, or designee, plan, develop, implement, and coordinate the City's Commute Trip Reduction Program (CTR).
Work is characterized by professional level work in the development, implementation, and coordination of the CTR program. The incumbent's duties include, but are not limited to, identifying and notifying employers affected by the CTR Ordinance; developing and conducting employer training programs and providing assistance in meeting compliance; and evaluating CTR programs developed by affected employers, monitoring compliance and initiating enforcement actions as required.
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities:|
Administer the citywide Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program.
Evaluate CTR programs submitted by employers, monitor for compliance, and initiate enforcement actions as required.
Provide assistance to employers in marketing programs to employees.
Maintain a database documenting employer activities in complying with the CTR Ordinance.
Develop programs and materials to educate employers about CTR Program requirements and assist in developing effective strategies for promoting their CTR programs.
Provide training to employee transportation coordinators.
Coordinate activities with other state and local agencies and jurisdictions involved in the CTR process.
Develop long-range plans to accomplish Commute Trip Reduction goals and objectives as established by the City Council and Mayor.
Conduct research on a wide variety of policy and operational issues affecting all aspects of promoting alternative modes of transportation to residents, businesses, and institutions using a wide range of analytical and statistical methods to develop recommendations.
Prepare and manage an annual budget and detailed plan for Citywide CTR program, for all CTR-affected employers.
Provide technical assistance on State CTR and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Policy to elected officials and City staff.
Coordinate with Washington State Department of Transportation to provide technical assistance, data gathering, analysis, program evaluation, and improvements.
Work with State, County, and Regional planning agencies and elected officials to monitor, evaluate, and modify statewide program goals, strategies, and performance.
Enter into contracts with State, County, and Regional public agencies.
Secure funding for employer-based incentive programs.
Work with the City Administration Office to incorporate CTR, public transit, and TDM issues in the City's annual Legislative Agenda.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with the City's Chamber of Commerce and other employer-supportive organizations.
Work closely with staff from other jurisdictions to maximize the impact of concurrent activities; assure collaborative marketing strategies; and strengthen policy proposals to County, Regional, and State agencies.
Develop and publish a newsletter to keep Kent employers informed of their requirements and responsibilities under the CTR Ordinance.
Monitor federal, state, and county legislation for impact on local programs; and review and respond to draft legislation and plans as appropriate.
Identify, acquire, and monitor Federal and State grants.
Serve as the department representative on local and interagency committees; and attend public meetings and hearings on Commute Trip Reduction issues.
Coordinate with the City Legal Department to create, interpret, and modify City ordinances as they affect CTR policy.
Actively support and promote the vision, mission, values, and behavior statements of the department and the City.
Perform related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:|
|Education, Experience and Other Requirements:|
Education: Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Communications, Marketing, Engineering, Urban Planning, or related field; and
Experience: Two (2) years of increasingly responsible professional or technical experience in CTR coordination or related work.
Or: In place of the above requirements, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the individual's knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: