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Transportation Specialist

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O trabalho precisa ser executado em Washington, US
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Resumo dos Detalhes

Comprometimento de Tempo
Carga Horária Integral
Data de Início
24 de junho de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições
24 de maio de 2024
Nível de Experiência
Recém formado
Compensação
USD $26,25 - $32,15 / hora

Descrição

Position: Transportation Specialist

STATUS: Full-time, Non-Exempt 

Commute Seattle is a 501c(3) nonprofit Transportation Management Association founded in 2004 with a mission to foster mobility partnerships and services to keep Seattle moving and thriving for all. We are supported by local governments and transit agencies and are part of a larger organization consisting of the Downtown Seattle Association and Metropolitan Improvement District. Commute Seattle partners with employers and institutions to implement sustainable transportation options and trip reduction strategies that positively change commute behavior, improve quality of life, and support economic and environmental goals. The Transportation Specialist is a vital part of a team supporting a nationally recognized Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program in a city with cutting-edge multi-modal transportation and new mobility programs. 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION 

This position educates business leaders about commute benefits for workers to encourage people to walk, bike, telework, and take transit. The Transportation Specialist works as part of a team to provide support, and guidance to Seattle’s largest employers affected by Washington State’s Commute Trip Reduction law and large buildings with city–mandated Transportation Management Programs. Alongside knowledge of Seattle’s transportation options, the specialist uses best-practice research and excellent customer service skills to aid large businesses and buildings across Seattle to: 

  1. Provide effective sustainable transportation solutions for their employees. 
  2. Achieve compliance with state and city mandates,  
  3. Implement a commuter survey, biennial reporting, and  

Another key objective for the specialist is educational programming for business and property managers. This includes trainings, events, and associated communication materials. This work is carried out in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and the Specialist will work closely with program staff at the agency. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Commute Surveys and Business Reporting Requirements (50%) 

  • Work with employers and property managers to help them develop sustainable commute programs and transportation amenities; evaluate each program’s effectiveness and compliance with City and State requirements. 
  • Implement commuter surveys and reporting requirements with businesses and property managers; ensure business representatives are confident in implementing requirements. 
  • Provide timely and friendly consulting to employers and property managers seeking information about transportation options and local ordinances. 
  • Track contract deliverables, maintain client database system, and fulfill administrative functions such as quarterly reporting and data entry.  
  • Collaborate with partner organizations which include the Downtown Seattle Association, King County Metro, Washington State Department of Transportation, and the City of Seattle. Represent transit pass products, services, promotions, and policies accurately and professionally. 
  • Engage with the Commute Seattle team on opportunities to make Seattle more accessible and inclusive. 

 

Outreach and Education (50%)  

  • Meet 1:1 daily or weekly with business customers to help them understand local ordinances, programs, and infrastructure changes. Use slide decks and other visuals to educate and inspire customers. 
  • Help to plan and implement high-quality educational events, informational seminars, brown bag presentations, one-on-one meetings, and small group presentations. Activities include but are not limited to: 
  • Event scheduling, location, and food and beverage procurement, writing and editing the promotional copy, promoting the event (blog, social, newsletter, etc.), registration tracking, and collecting event feedback  
  • Support the team in implementing larger promotional and incentive campaigns like Bike Everywhere Month, Ride Transit Month, Transportation Transformations, and more. 
  • Draft bulk email communications, social media, newsletter posts, blog entries, and other materials. This may include copywriting, formatting, and basic graphic design that aligns with Commute Seattle’s brand guidelines. 
  • Other duties as assigned.   

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • A minimum of 1 year of related employment which may include client management, account management, transportation demand management, commute trip reduction, consultative sales, transportation planning, or another related field 
  • The candidate must be detail-oriented, and have strong organizational skills to manage a high volume of customer service relations and database management, while also demonstrating the ability to meet deadlines and manage complex projects with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Proficient and empathetic communicator, both in writing and verbal skills. 
  • Strong customer service orientation and ability to work independently and as part of a team on sensitive issues with a diverse group of individuals. 
  • Competency with MS Outlook products, Zoom, or another video conference platform. 
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, evaluate, and communicate data in writing and/or to a broad range of audiences. 

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Passion for walking, biking, transit, sustainability, and/or affordability 
  • Ability to develop and present persuasive information to groups, public speaking experience 
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize work assignments, and consistently meet deadlines 
  • Experience communicating with multicultural audiences, particularly BIPOC, immigrant, and English as a Second Language communities 
  • Experience using Power BI software, Adobe Creative programs, GIS or other mapping/analysis software, and social media platforms 

 

CHARACTERISTICS 

  • Demonstrates empathy and active listening when working with customers, coworkers, and funders; responsive communication and desire to resolve issues completely and promptly 
  • Commitment to equity and social justice with an understanding of the role that racism, ableism, sexism, and other forms of bias and oppression play in perpetuating inequity 
  • Humility, sense of humor, comfort with ambiguity, and servant leadership 
  • Respect that communities have the front-line expertise and experience essential in pursuing a just society and sustainable environment. We seek to support solutions that are self-determined by those impacted, respecting they are experts and balancing lived experience with data-informed practices  
  • Ability to weave and work within all Commute Seattle’s intersecting areas of focus including sustainable transportation, improved quality of life, and a thriving and mobile city 
  • Willingness and comfort to engage with evolving and shifting portfolio of job duties 

 

WHY WORK HERE 

Located on the homeland of the Duwamish People, Seattle is a fast-growing city where 3 out of 4 people walk, bike, roll, bus, or telework to school or work. With 20 new light rail stations opening across the region in the next two years, the City is about to embark on the largest transportation change in its history.

Commute Seattle is a nationally recognized Transportation Management Association and community-driven non-profit organization. We improve the quality of life for people in the Puget Sound region by making it easy, affordable, and stress-free to walk, bike, and bus to Seattle. Our staff enjoys team bike rides, transit trips to baseball games, trivia nights, walk and talks and so much more!  

A day in the life at Commute Seattle looks like consulting with people who make transportation and policy decisions at some of the largest businesses in our region, finding creative opportunities to collaborate with public agencies, and centering community partners like Peace Peloton, El Centro de la Raza, and many more.  

 

COMPENSATION 

We are committed to internal and market equity and offer an hourly rate of $26.25 to $32.15 for this position. 

We also provide: 

  • *Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage  
  • PTO/Personal Holidays 
  • *Paid FMLA 
  • *Life Insurance 
  • *LTD 
  • *ORCA Card 
  • Flexible Spending Account 
  • Employer-Matched 401(k) Contribution with up to 5% Match 
  • *First Choice EAP 
  • Corporate Discounts 
  • 9 paid holidays 

*Employer paid benefits

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & ACCESSIBILITY 

  • Lifting and Carrying: Ability to lift and carry boxes of varying weights, including printed materials, catering trays, equipment, and supplies. This may involve lifting up to 50 pounds or more. 
  • Setting Up and Breaking Down: Capability to set up event spaces, including arranging tables, chairs, decorations, and other event materials. This may require bending, kneeling, and reaching. 
  • Walking and Standing: Expectation to be on foot for extended periods during events, which may involve walking around event spaces, standing for long durations, and navigating various terrains. 
  • Stamina and Endurance: Events can be physically demanding, requiring energy and stamina to manage tasks effectively throughout the duration of an event, which could last several hours or days. 
  • Coordination and Dexterity: Skills in handling event-related tools and equipment, such as setting up tents, using technology for presentations, and managing audio-visual systems. 
  • Driving (if applicable): Although a driver’s license is not required, the ability to drive or willingness to learn to drive event vehicles such as vans or trucks for transporting larger event materials. 
  • Weather Conditions: Ability to work in various weather conditions when setting up outdoor events, including heat, rain, cold, or wind. 
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Capacity to think on your feet to address unexpected challenges that may arise during events, such as last-minute changes or equipment malfunctions. 

Commute Seattle is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and those who may require assistance due to medical conditions or limitations. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability or medical condition that may require accommodation during the application process or while performing the essential functions of the job, please inform us of your needs. 

 

TO APPLY  

 

This position is open until EOD Friday, May 24th, 2024, with a desired start date of late June or early July.   

Please send ONE (1) document combining your resume, cover letter, and three references to Hiring Manager Zarina Infante (info@commuteseattle.com) with the position title and your last name (e.g. Transportation Specialist LAST NAME) in the subject line to ensure consideration. 

We recognize the value of the Downtown Seattle Association and our affiliate organizations and programs reflecting the diversity of the community we serve and are intentionally and actively seeking out applications from a variety of backgrounds, including members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).  

Downtown Seattle Association is an equal-opportunity employer. All employees and potential employees will be recruited, selected, trained, promoted, and, if necessary, disciplined without regard to sex, race, religion, creed, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political ideology or activity, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status. All applicants are carefully screened, and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, aptitudes, experience, and previous work record. In addition, DSA does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information in its employment-related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.  

 

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE


Position: Transportation Specialist

STATUS: Full-time, Non-Exempt 

Commute Seattle is a 501c(3) nonprofit Transportation Management Association founded in 2004 with a mission to foster mobility partnerships and services to keep…

Benefícios

We also provide: 

  • *Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage  
  • PTO/Personal Holidays 
  • *Paid FMLA 
  • *Life Insurance 
  • *LTD 
  • *ORCA Card 
  • Flexible Spending Account 
  • Employer-Matched 401(k) Contribution with up to 5% Match 
  • *First Choice EAP 
  • Corporate Discounts 
  • 9 paid holidays 

*Employer paid benefits

We also provide: 

  • *Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage  
  • PTO/Personal Holidays 
  • *Paid FMLA 
  • *Life Insurance 
  • *LTD 
  • *ORCA Card 
  • Flexible Spending Account 
  • Employer-Matched 401(k) Contribution…

Localização

Híbrido
Trabalho deve ser executado em Washington, US
1809 7th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
900

Como se inscrever

This position is open until EOD Friday, May 24th, 2024, with a desired start date of late June or early July.   

Please send ONE (1) document combining your resume, cover letter, and three references to Hiring Manager Zarina Infante (info@commuteseattle.com) with the position title and your last name (e.g. Transportation Specialist LAST NAME) in the subject line to ensure consideration. 

We recognize the value of the Downtown Seattle Association and our affiliate organizations and programs reflecting the diversity of the community we serve and are intentionally and actively seeking out applications from a variety of backgrounds, including members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC).  

Downtown Seattle Association is an equal-opportunity employer. All employees and potential employees will be recruited, selected, trained, promoted, and, if necessary, disciplined without regard to sex, race, religion, creed, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political ideology or activity, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status. All applicants are carefully screened, and full consideration is given to their training, education, skills, aptitudes, experience, and previous work record. In addition, DSA does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information in its employment-related policies and practices, including coverage under its health benefits program.  

 

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

This position is open until EOD Friday, May 24th, 2024, with a desired start date of late June or early July.   

Please send ONE (1) document combining your resume, cover letter, and three…

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