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City of Jacksonville Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator in Jacksonville, Florida

Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator

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Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator

Salary

$40,065.42 - $57,605.52 Annually

Location

Jacksonville, FL

Job Type

Civil Service

Department

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Job Number

2021-04118

Closing

Continuous

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Job Description

Are you looking for a position with a work/life balance? Do you want to earn four weeks off during your first year of employment? Do you want low and no cost health insurance options? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you need to complete your application now. Work for the city you love!!!

The Planning and Development Department is actively seeking a Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator.

Did you know that as a City of Jacksonville employee, you would also have 11 paid holidays and a personal leave day as well? In addition, to health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and flexible spending plans are also available. City of Jacksonville employees are also eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness after 10 years of public service and on-time payments.

This is professional urban planning, coordinating and regulatory work including data collection, analysis, studying infrastructure and developing and implementing policies. Work requires a basic understanding of and application of the theories, principles and practices of urban planning, which is usually gained through degree granting schools or equivalent training and experience. Contacts with others require skills in understanding and influencing people and are important in implementing urban planning projects, discussing and resolving work-related issues and problems, and presenting and defending recommendations and decisions. The work is clearly defined in that tasks are covered by substantially diversified procedures and specialized standards, requiring the use of judgment in search for solutions or new applications. Work is performed primarily in an office environment though the employee will be required to make field visits to project sites in order to evaluate project or gather statistical data. Operates bicycles, motor vehicles, and standard office equipment including a computer and programs like Microsoft Office. The physical demands consist mainly of sitting at a work station for extended periods of time, occasionally lifting and moving light objects or file boxes, visiting field sites, and conducting walk audits. Work is performed under limited supervision wherein the work assignments are varied, and the worker plans and organizes the work, and determines priorities based on established procedures, practices, and precedents.

Examples of Work

  • Performs as Project Manager for the City Pedestrian and Bicycle master plan project and recommends updates and changes to current practices and plans to improve the use of alternative modes of transportation.

  • Reviews all plans submitted pursuant to Chapter 654 & 656 of the Ordinance Code; and other related codes.

  • Serves as staff to the Context Sensitive Streets Standards Committee pursuant to Section 32.702 of the Ordinance Code.

  • Coordinates with the Traffic Engineering Division and the Public Works Department with respect to issues pertaining to bicycle and pedestrian use of right-of-ways.

  • Identifies data needs and coordinates data collection as it applies to the bicycle/pedestrian program.

  • Understands, follows and adheres to all Federal, State and local industry standard guidelines, requirements and ordinances regarding design and development of bicycle and pedestrian safety and infrastructure.

  • Familiar with pedestrian and bicycle traffic counting equipment; and comfortable with the deployment of this technology.

  • Understands shared micromobility and bikeshare transportation options.

  • Collaborates well with Transportation Division Team and Planning Department Staff as well as with local and regional active transportation groups/projects such as with the North Florida Transportation Organization, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Safe Routes to School, Groundworks’ Emerald Trail Project, Bike Duval, Advocacy Groups, etc. & with any other local, regional and state agency.

  • Serves as the City's subject and technical matter expert and liaison on bicycling and walking while leveraging and increasing the City's internal and external knowledge base; this includes staying current on new developments and trends by pursuing new and contemporary information through personal education or research.

  • Coordinates the implementation and ongoing review of the Mobility Plan, managing short and long term bicycle/pedestrian issues to address and improve the transportation system.

  • Provides information to and attends community outreach meetings regarding active transportation and pedestrian and bicycle safety.

  • Analyzes and conducts research of reports, studies, and related information, and makes recommendations for improving the accessibility and safety of bicycle and pedestrian facilities, including sidewalk and bike path design improvements for safety and access.

  • Operates a computer using word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and related software.

  • Knowledgeable with the use of GIS, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the City of Jacksonville’s competencies.

  • Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and methodologies of Urban Planning for creating effective safety programs and increasing public awareness.

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations applicable to bicycle/pedestrian safety and ADA compliance.

  • Knowledge of the planning and engineering of pedestrian and bicycle facility principles and concepts.

  • Knowledge of methods of developing planning strategies, goals and objectives.

  • Knowledge of training methods.

  • Skill in facilitation, mediation and leadership.

  • Skill in communicating verbally and in writing.

  • Skill in researching, analyzing, interpreting and applying related federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.

  • Skill in report preparation and writing.

  • Skill in prioritizing projects.

  • Ability to plan, design, evaluate and investigate engineering work and systems.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans.

  • Ability to develop planning strategies and objectives.

  • Ability to operate personal computers and use software applications.

  • Ability to develop and make presentations before large groups.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others.

  • Ability to perform independently a wide variety of assigned tasks.

  • Ability to operate a bicycle.

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Open Requirements/Supplemental Information

  • A Bachelor's Degree in urban planning, community planning, regional planning, architecture, geography or landscape architecture, public administration or related field and

  • At least five (5) years' experience in planning, or at least four (4) years' experience in planning with a master's degree in any of the above listed fields.

  • Must also have at least (2) years' experience in bicycle and pedestrian design standards.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

  • AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) certification is preferred.

  • A valid driver's license Is required prior to appointment and must be maintained.

  • City of Jacksonville Public Driver Certification Must qualify for prior to appointment, obtain and maintain during employment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • The probation period for this class is six (6) months.

A FULLY COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. Apply at www.coj.net. Work history is required for all employment/volunteer work in which qualifications are being based. When meeting/basing qualifications on education, a copy of your college transcript is required with your application. Transcripts do not need to be official, but must state your name, the name of the school, type of degree, classes taken, grades received, and date degree was conferred.

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If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge. You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here: http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference

If a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veteran’s preference, he or she may file a written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to:

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

Attention: Veterans’ Preference Coordinator

11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311-K

Largo, FL 33778-1630

Email: VeteransPreference@fdva.state.fl.us

The City of Jacksonville provides a wide array of benefits to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Our comprehensive benefit programs include medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance coverage for you and your dependents; flexible spending plans for medical reimbursement, dependent care, parking, and transit expenses; an employee assistance program for you and your dependents; a 457(b) tax-deferred compensation plan to supplement your retirement, and a ROTH IRA plan. We also provide an extensive wellness program that includes a health intervention program if qualified, lunch and learns, health fairs, and discounted gym memberships. Please visit the Employee Benefits website for details on all the plans we offer.

www.coj.net/benefits

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Each applicant must complete this supplemental questionnaire as a part of the application screening and selection process. The information you provide will be reviewed and used to determine your eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Copying and pasting your resume or stating "see resume" does NOT fulfill the requirements of the question. Incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

Do you agree to answer each supplemental question truthfully and certify that your responses can be verified from information included within the application?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    The budgeted annual pay range for this position is $40,065.42 - $57,605.52. This is not negotiable. If selected, would you be willing to accept this position in this pay range?

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in urban planning, community planning, regional planning, architecture, geography or landscape architecture, public administration or related field? If yes, you MUST attach a copy of your college transcripts to your application.

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    If you have a degree, indicate which degree you have and include any major/minor. If basing qualifications on education, a copy of your college transcript is required.

    05

    Do you have at least five (5) years of experience in planning OR at least four (4) years of experience in planning with a master's degree in any of the above listed fields?

  • Five (5) years or more of experience in planning

  • Four (4) years or more of experience in planning with a master's degree in one of the listed fields.

  • None of the above.

    06

    Provide a detailed description (at least 3-4 complete sentences) of your experience.

    07

    Indicate the organization(s) you worked for where you gained this experience.

    08

    Do you have at least (2) years of experience in bicycle and pedestrian design standards?

  • Yes

  • No

    09

    Provide a detailed description (at least 3-4 complete sentences) of your experience.

    10

    Indicate the organization(s) you worked for where you gained this experience.

    11

    A AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) certification is preferred. Do you have this certification?

  • Yes

  • No

    12

    Do you have a valid motor vehicle operator license that is not under suspension/revocation or restricted under any pending or current citations/court proceedings? Please indicate which license you possess.

  • Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL)

  • Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL)

  • Class C Commercial Driver License (CDL)

  • Class E Driver License

  • License from another State.

  • Learner Permit

  • My license is currently invalid.

  • I do not possess any type of Driver's License.

    13

    Select the state where you currently hold a Driver's License.

  • State of Florida Driver's License

  • State of Georgia Driver's License

  • Driver's License from another state.

  • I do not possess a driver's license at this time.

    14

    Provide your full Driver's License or Identification number. If a correct number is not provided, your application will be considered incomplete and may result in disqualification from the selection process.

    15

    Have you been cited for more than three (3) moving violations, or two (2) at fault accidents within the past 12 months from current date?

  • Yes

  • No

    16

    Have you been convicted of Driving-Under-the-Influence (DUI) in any state during the last 36 months from current date?

  • Yes

  • No

    17

    Have you been considered a "Habitual Traffic Offender" (HTO) within the past 12 months from current date?

  • Yes

  • No

    18

    If you are requesting veterans preference, you MUST download the appropriate state of Florida form (even if you don't live in Florida) and attach it to your application.

FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DELAY YOUR VETERANS PREFERENCE STATUS.

Please download the forms at http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference

  • Yes, I am claiming veterans preference and I understand that I MUST download the appropriate form and attach it to my application.

  • No, I am not claiming veterans preference and this does not apply to me.

    19

    A copy of your resume and College Transcript are required with your application. Transcripts do not need to be official, but must state your name, the name of the school, type of degree, classes taken, grades received and date degree was conferred. NOTE: A copy of your diploma does not meet this requirement. Transcripts from colleges outside of the U.S. must be converted to U.S. Standards. If required documents are not provided your application will be considered incomplete and may result in disqualification from the selection process.

  • I have read the above statement and understand what is required.

    Required Question

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Address

117 West Duval Street, Suite 100

Jacksonville, Florida, 32202

Phone

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Website

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