Safe Route to School Coordinator

$26.44 - $36.08 hourly
  • Mid Willamette Valley Council of Governments
  • 100 High Street Southeast, Salem, OR, USA
  • Aug 04, 2022
Full time Biking, Walking, and Mobility Communications & Marketing Community Development Community Engagement Schools

Job Description

Safe Route to School Coordinator – Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments. SALARY: $26.44 – $36.08 per hour + Benefits.  The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program is a federally funded program that is designed to encourage school children to walk, scooter, skateboard and/or bike to school safely.  Ideal candidate will be an individual that is energetic; enjoys teaching children; can organize a program, manage a budget, and supervise a program assistant; and can interact successfully with the community, school staff and public agency staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Creates an annual work plan of events.
  • Coordinates and implements pedestrian and bicycle safety education classes
  • Organizes and implements encouragement events and activities
  • Works with school staff and volunteers on SRTS curriculum and encouragement activities.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with School District staff in branding, design and distribution of materials
  • Develops “suggested route to school” maps.
  • Coordinates with city transportation engineers, planners, and school officials on identifying infrastructure needs to make walking and biking routes as safe as possible.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; OR two years of experience in program coordinator in SRTS, transportation planning or related field; OR any satisfactory combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties.  A valid driver license is required. DESIREABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience working with bilingual students and families.  Bilingual in English and Spanish is highly desirable. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must successfully pass a fingerprint criminal history background check administered by Salem Keizer Public Schools. HOW TO APPLY: For a complete job description and application process, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mwvcog/. CLOSING DATE: 5:00 p.m. (PST) on August 22, 2022.