Hiring Range: $51,822.00 - $72,000.00 (Promotional Hiring Ranges may vary) The Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager is primarily responsible for the planning and implementation of the City's bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. The position is also responsible for education and outreach to the public regarding cycling and walking transportation, and also for the City's Safe Routes to Schools initiatives.
Duties and Responsibilities
Facility planning: Managing the city's priorities for new bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, including: sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes, bike parking facilities. Coordinating with other departments and external agencies on the prioritization, design, and implementation of these facilities. Participating in planning activities (area plans, corridor plans, etc.) and advising on the City's needs and for bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Developing and managing studies associated with bicycle and pedestrian facility needs.
Education and outreach: Engaging the public on the benefits, rules, and opportunities for cycling and walking. Developing and distributing marketing materials and maintaining the City's website, online materials, and social media associated with this program. Organizing events promoting the City's bicycle and pedestrian program. Conducting educational campaigns aimed at neighborhoods, schools, and groups associated with improving safety for cyclists and pedestrians.
Supervision, administration and management: training and directing the activities of a part-time marketing employee. Documenting activities and expenditures associated with this part-time grant-funded position. Managing the monthly activities and administering the work plan of the City's Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission.
Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in transportation planning, urban planning, public administration, or a field directly related to assignment and five years of of related professional experience in public works, program management, or bicycle and pedestrian programs. OR An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation. Licensing/Certifications Valid NC Driver's License. Additional Qualifications Thorough knowledge of transportation standards for bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Thorough knowledge of computers including common spreadsheet, word processing applications. Skill in understanding and interpreting complex laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Familiarity with bicycle and pedestrian advocacy groups and experience creating partnerships involving a wide range of stakeholders. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with elected officials, City employees, outside agencies, schools, businesses, and citizens. Ability to facilitate community input and enable other staff and volunteers to work toward the objective of making the City more bicycle and pedestrian friendly. Ability to negotiate and express ideas effectively orally and in writing. Ability to prepare brochures, technical reports, press releases, grants, and educational information on bicycle and pedestrian issues.
Internal Number: 2018-00268
About City of Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation and the state’s second-largest city behind only Charlotte, located just over a 2.5 hour drive away. Raleigh covers an area of more than 146 square miles and is home to a growing and diverse population of over 450,000 residents. The City of Raleigh is both the county seat of Wake County and the capital of North Carolina. Known as the “City of Oaks” for its treelined streets, Raleigh is situated in the heart of North Carolina’s Piedmont region, centering residents between the sandy Atlantic beaches and the Great Smoky Mountains.