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Senior Planner – Safe Routes to School Coordinator

Applications

Application Deadline: Open until filled (First review of applications will be on June 6, 2022)

Interested applicants should submit an employment application, cover letter, a resume, and one writing sample to:

Leann Buboltz
Administrative Coordinator
lbuboltz@ecwrpc.org
Subject Line: Senior Planner Position

A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of application materials.

Please save the employment application to your device and complete the fields, sign and date. Please call 920-751-4770 if you have any questions.

Summary

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is looking for an energetic and dynamic professional to lead the Regional Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS). The SRTS program is a component of the Transportation Program, and it focuses on making walking and bicycling to school safe and appealing for students. The Coordinator will lead the SRTS staff team to work with local SRTS coalitions to plan, implement, and evaluate the programs throughout the East Central Region.

Annual Salary

The position is full time at 37.5 hours/week and offers a starting annual salary in the range of $55,740 – $63,703/year (depending on experience and qualifications) plus full benefits, including health insurance, flexible scheduling, paid time off, and participation in the State retirement plan.

Key Responsibilities

▪ Manage the program budget and grant deliverables according to federal guidelines provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration.
▪ Apply for and administer Transportation Alternatives Program funding for the Safe Routes to School program.
▪ Coordinate and manage contracts with subconsultants to complete program deliverables for the SRTS program.
▪ Conduct community outreach with schools and regional partners and develop relationships with partner organizations throughout the region.
▪ Manage and facilitate complex decision-making processes with multiple stakeholders to find consensus.
▪ Supervise a team of Associate Planners – Safe Routes to School.
▪ Actively work with partner organizations (schools, government, local law enforcement, and youth) to collect data, develop recommendations, and produce and implement SRTS action plans.
▪ Present and lead local SRTS coalition meetings.
▪ Serve as a resource to local communities and school districts on local transportation projects.
▪ Teach students about walking and bicycling safety in the classroom and at community events.

Qualifications

▪ Bachelor’s degree in urban/regional planning, geography, health and wellness/public health, or a related field is required. Master’s degree in urban and regional planning, transportation planning, health and wellness/public health, or public administration is a plus.
▪ Experience in a variety of computer software applications, including the Microsoft Office Suite. Word Press experience is a plus.
▪ Demonstrated experience managing multiple complex initiatives across organizational boundaries in close collaboration with leaders.
▪ Experience in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders.
▪ Ability to translate strategies and goals into the design and implementation of systems and processes.
▪ Experience and skill in public speaking and presentations.
▪ Strong communication skills, including verbal and written.
▪ Organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with excellent attention to detail.
▪ Experience with ArcMap, GIS applications, and Adobe InDesign is a plus.

ECWRPC offers a progressive work environment with excellent fringe benefits including a 37.5 hour work week, health insurance, a deferred compensation plan and membership in the Wisconsin State Retirement program. ECWRPC is an equal opportunity employer.


GIS Analyst I

Applications

Application Deadline: Open until filled (First review of applications will be on May 31, 2022)

Interested applicants should submit an employment application, cover letter, a resume, and two GIS projects or map samples to:

Leann Buboltz
Administrative Coordinator
lbuboltz@ecwrpc.org
Subject Line: GIS Analyst I Position

A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of application materials.

Please save the employment application to your device and complete the fields, sign and date. Please call 920-751-4770 if you have any questions.

Summary

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is looking for an energetic and dynamic professional to work with the GIS and Transportation Teams to develop digital thematic data sets, conduct spatial analysis, and create digital maps and visualization materials. The GIS Analyst will provide technical assistance and support to planning staff, process land use data, and analyze various datasets. Related experience (planning, communications, data analysis, and/or graphic design) is considered a plus as this position will occasionally work on other planning projects or programs under the supervision and direction of various Commission staff.

Annual Salary

The position is full-time at 37.5 hours/week and offers a starting annual salary in the range of $46,680 – $55,435/year (depending on experience and qualifications), plus full benefits, including health insurance, flexible scheduling, paid time off, and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Key Responsibilities

▪ Provide technical assistance for regional plans, projects, and initiatives including data gathering and utilizing mapping software (e.g. ESRI/GPS) to conduct spatial analysis and create visualization tools for the planning team and partner organizations.
▪ Assist with field work including asset management, setting up Miovision cameras, bicycle and walk audits, bicycle and pedestrian counters, etc.
▪ Interpret aerial orthophotography for land use classification.
▪ Develop web-based mapping solutions for a variety of applications.

Qualifications

▪ Bachelor’s degree in in Geography, Cartography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Urban and Regional Planning, or related field required.
▪ Experience with ESRI Desktop required.
▪ Experience with programming including Model Builder and Python preferred.
▪ Knowledge of ArcGIS Online and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
▪ Advanced level of proficiency and previous experience in a variety of computer software applications, especially web browsers, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
▪ Ability to communicate effectively with planning staff and a variety of external stakeholders.
▪ Experience in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders to facilitate partnerships.
▪ Ability to pay close attention to detail and work with a high degree of accuracy.
▪ Proficient in writing and verbal communication.
▪ Self-motivated, creative, detail-oriented, and energetic.
▪ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
▪ Organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with excellent attention to detail.

ECWRPC offers a progressive work environment with excellent fringe benefits including a 37.5 hour work week, health insurance, a deferred compensation plan and membership in the Wisconsin State Retirement program. ECWRPC is an equal opportunity employer.

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