Job Opening: MoDOT bicycle/pedestrian coordinator position

MoDOT has announced the job opening for the state bicycle/pedestrian coordinator. Job title is non-motorized transportation engineer and minimum salary is $56,000/yr.

Application deadline is January 8th, 2008.

If you are not a civil engineer but otherwise highly interested in/qualified for this position I would encourage you to consider applying. Experience says that the pool of qualified engineers in Missouri interested in this type of position is not always very large.

You can live pretty well in Jefferson City, Missouri, on $56,000 . . .

MoDOT HR information & employment application

Job Announcement:
MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
Date Posted: 12/21/2007
Application Deadline: 01/08/2008
Job Post ID: 1791
Job Title: Non-Motorized Transportation Engineer
Min Monthly Salary: $4,667.00
Number Positions: 1
Location: 105 West Capitol, Jefferson City, MO
District/Division: Central Office / Design Division
Human Resources Contact Number: 573-526-1047

General Summary:
The non-motorized transportation engineer coordinates the Department's non-motorized transportation program, focusing on bicycle/pedestrian issues and the application of the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA) to transportation situations.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree: Civil Engineer
Licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri. Waiver of registration as a professional engineer requires approval from the Human Resources Director - Central Office.
Six years of progressive experience in highway or transportation engineering.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None

Special Working Conditions/Job Characteristics:
Job requires occasional statewide travel.
Due to the responsibilities of serving as a trainer, advisor, witness, chairperson and liaison, this job requires strong
interpersonal skills.

Examples of Work:
· Designs, maintains and applies non-motorized policies, specifications and standards plans according to current laws and identified best practices.
· Monitors the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program to determine projects with potential ADA concerns and serves as a technical expert to district core teams on these issues.
· Advises Department personnel on non-motorized and ADA policy and serves as a clearinghouse of non-motorized and ADA information.
· Monitors and interprets ADA in order to ensure current and accurate standards.
· Serves as an expert witness in complaints or lawsuits dealing with ADA issues.
· Develops and conducts non-motorized and ADA-related training for Department employees and design partners.
· Chairs a non-motorized transportation advisory committee that may include representation from law enforcement, school districts and advocacy groups.
· Liaisons with advocacy groups to ensure appropriate non-motorized policies are established and maintained.
· Represents the Department on nationwide task forces, technical committees and research boards.
· Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.


How to apply: In order to be considered for this vacancy, you will need to complete a MoDOT Employment Application. Please submit the application and transcripts to Human Resources on or before the application deadline. Applications should be mailed directly to the address below. It is very important that you submit a fully completed application (along with transcripts if a college degree is required for the position) in a timely manner to ensure that your application is appropriately processed. Applications are now available on-line. Click here to apply.

Missouri Department of Transportation
HR Services
2211 St. Marys Blvd.
P.O. Box 1787
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

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