THIS IS A TEMPORARY, GRANT FUNDED POSITION FOR APPROXIMATELY FIVE (5) YEARS.
This is a provisional appointment.
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):
The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is seeking a highly motivated Transportation Program Planner to lead a community process for revitalization of Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road, two of the City's most iconic and diverse boulevards.
Reporting to and working directly with the Neighborhood Transportation Planning Director in BTD, the Corridor Planner works with local community groups, neighborhood institutions, local businesses, advocacy groups and public agencies to engage residents in a grassroots effort to design a neighborhood friendly street with facilities that encourage walking, bicycling, and reliable public transportation.
The position requires familiarity with and experience in community outreach efforts including large-scale public workshops, open houses, neighborhood office hours, “pop-up” events, online platforms and other innovative modes with special emphasis on establishing meaningful connections with populations historically underrepresented in planning processes.
The selected candidate will be committed to public service and exhibit an interest for mobility planning and improving the quality of life of Boston's residents.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA/MM1-6
Hours per week: 35
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT
The City of Boston is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Therefore, qualified applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category.
The City of Boston encourages AmeriCorps alumni, Peace Corps alumni, and veterans to apply for employment. The City believes national service alumni and veterans have unique transferable skills, such as being dedicated and mission oriented. Therefore, Boston is providing them the opportunity to share how these skills can be applied in the City workplace. Please note that preference will not be given to national alumni in the hiring process. The inclusion of this statement on the City of Boston Career Center is to highlight the value that national service alumni can bring to the workplace.