Posting: Transportation Programs Coordinator
The City of Eugene Transportation Planning division is looking for a dynamic and innovative team member to help coordinate programs including Sunday Streets, Vision Zero, and other projects that are part of our Active Transportation Strategic Plan. Candidate should be well-versed on event planning, fundraising, and communication strategies. They should be self-directed while working collaboratively with a team to create fun, educational, and sustainable events and programs for Eugene residents.
The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in and a great enthusiasm for walking, biking, riding the bus, carpooling, building community and creating a safer and healthier population.
The Transportation Programs Coordinator main duty will be planning the annual Eugene Sunday Streets events. Eugene Sunday Streets are free community events that attract over 10,000 community members. For more information on the event, visit www.eugenesundaystreets.org. This positions will work alongside the Transportation Options Coordinator and interns to organize and coordinate other events including Breakfast at the Bike Bridges, Party in the Parks, Oregon Friendly Driver, and other education and encouragement projects.
This is a temporary, part-time position (adjustable hours with a maximum of 1040 hours over a year that could be flexed to more full time over a shorter period of time).
The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Application deadline is 5:00 p.m., April 1, 2019
Current Internship Opportunities
We are in the process of hiring 2 paid interns to help with our transportation programs this spring and summer (2019) - Eugene Sunday Streets, SmartTrips and Vision Zero. Please check back later for other internship opportunities.
Join the Transportation Team!
The Transportation Team offers competitive internships for students. The internships provide opportunities to:
- Earn academic credit toward completion of a degree
- Gain practical skills in a professional environment
- Explore career paths
The Transportation Team is working on a variety of planning projects and programs, including:
- Implementing the Eugene Transportation System Plan
- Managing the City’s biking and walking program
- Developing and participating in street plans and studies
- Coordinating planning efforts locally and regionally
- Educating residents about sustainable transportation choices
- Promoting the use of active transportation options through campaigns and community events
- Facilitating communication around transportation projects and goals to staff and the community
- Reducing the number of "drive alone" trips