Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Bike coordinator position re-advertised

Fairfax County is still seeking a replacement for Charlie Strunk, the former bike coordinator who retired in mid-January. The first announcement was issued in August 2014 and the county was not able to hire a new coordinator from applications they received. We hope it doesn't take another 5 months to go through the hiring process a second time.

See the county’s job listing for the Bicycle Program Coordinator (Transportation Planner III) position. Please let others know about the position opening:
Job #: 15-00222
Job Title: Bicycle Program Coordinator (Transportation Planner III)
Opening Date/Time: Sat. 02/07/15 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 02/27/15 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $30.89 - $51.49 Hourly
$2,471.34 - $4,118.88 Biweekly
$64,254.74 - $107,090.88 Annually
Job Type: FT Salary W BN
Department: Transportation
Pay Grade: S27
Posting Type: Open to General Public

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Job Announcement Benefits Supplemental Questions

Capital Projects and Operations Division. Directly responsible for managing and overseeing the county's comprehensive bicycle program, including both capital and non-capital program areas and projects. Serves as the senior technical resource on all Fairfax County bicycle issues; currently supervises one Transportation Planner II.

Position responsibilities include: Coordinates with other staff, agencies, and departments involved in bicycle planning, design, and construction including both public and private sectors. Develops policies and procedures to enhance and support bicycling as part of the county's multi-modal transportation policy and complete streets efforts. Responsible for bicycle project development, including coordinating and reviewing projects assigned to others. Reviews development applications and plans including rezoning applications, special exceptions/special permits, and site plans assuring that bicycle issues are addressed. Coordinates with the Virginia Department of Transportation regarding state transportation improvement projects assuring bicycle issues are addressed. Manages the county's growing bicycle parking infrastructure program, including the bicycle locker rental program and the new network of secure, enclosed bicycle storage rooms. Assists with identifying and securing funding for both capital and non-capital bicycle projects. Develops and prioritizes bicycle projects to be added to the county's transportation improvement program.

Requires good oral presentation skills and writing skills to be used in working with elected officials, agency representatives, design consultants, bicycle advocacy groups, and the general public on all county bicycle-related issues. Requires attendance and participation at public meetings, public hearings, and workshops, as well as both local and regional bicycling events.

Employment Standards:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, urban, regional or transportation planning, or a closely related field; plus four years of experience related to transportation planning.

Valid driver's license.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Should demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current planning principles and practices related to the field of bicycle planning and design. Should demonstrate a basic understanding of engineering principles as they relate to the design and construction of bicycle facilities including shared use paths, on-road facilities, and bicycle parking. Should be experienced bicyclists and have general knowledge of the operations and maintenance of bicycles.

Work is generally sedentary. This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, type on a keyboard, and lift up to 25 pounds. Employee must be able to ride a bicycle.

Panel interview.


I'm interested!!!! I wanna apply but i don't know how to apply.
Interested and applied. Thanks admin

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