This is a provisional appointment.
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
The Boston Transportation Department is seeking a Transit Coordinator to oversee the implementation of public transportation projects with a focus on improving bus service to increase transit ridership and reduce emissions.
Reporting to the Commissioner or designee, the Transit Coordinator leads a Transit Team of planners, engineers, and field staff to develop overall policy, collaborate with advocacy and neighborhood groups, and work with city and state agencies to advance Boston’s public transportation agenda. The Transit Coordinator works closely with the MBTA and other departments and agencies to implement Boston Transportation Department priority transit projects.
The position requires understanding of the pressing need for action and patience and persistence to catalyze change in an environment where needs, resources, and opportunities vary enormously. The selected candidate will have proven skills that include the ability to collaborate with a diverse range of public agencies, private consultants, and community groups; strong research, writing, oral, and graphic presentation skills; interest in transportation’s interface with urban design and the public realm; and the ability to envision and implement cutting-edge initiatives.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA / MM1-8
Hours per week: 35
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT