DC Job Alert: Outreach Coordinator

Union of Concerned Scientists
This position is located in Washington, DC

Position Overview

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a leading science-based advocacy organization, seeks a motivated and detail-oriented individual to help plan and implement campaign organizing activities with the Clean Vehicles Program to build a clean, equitable, and accessible transportation future. Transportation is now the largest source of carbon emissions in the US, and is also on the verge on a technological transformation. Help us build a transportation future that works for all of us.

The Outreach Coordinator will develop and implement online and offline organizing activities that complement the work of analytic and policy staff. This position will work to defend strong federal clean car standards from regulatory attacks, bolster key Congressional targets to protect against legislative threats, and push back on corporate attempts to undermine science-based clean car standards and policies that cut emissions and oil consumption, protect public health and save consumers money.

For more information, or to apply, visit the job posting on Idealist.org.

Northern Virginia Job Alert: Assistant Vehicle Coordinator

Fairfax County Government
This position is located in Fairfax, Virginia

Position Overview

Provide vehicle maintenance support for the Fairfax Connector bus system. The Fairfax Connector has a revenue fleet estimated value well over $200 million and three garages. This position requires 60% of time to oversee administrative work and 40% for technical. The administrative part includes maintenance performance data analysis, tracking of warranties, preventative maintenance (PM) records, maintenance contractual compliance and tracking inventory. Also includes developing and reviewing policies and standard operating procedure. The technical part comprises of participating in inspection audits, fleet campaigns as well as potential assignments in a wide variety of transportation projects.

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DC Job Alert: Clean Transportation Advocate

Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM)
This position is located in Washington, DC

Position Overview

The Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) seeks a seasoned professional to lead an effort to promote clean transportation programs on behalf of states that have adopted California’s Clean Car program. This is a one-year contract position with potential for continued employment. NESCAUM is a nonprofit association of the state environmental agencies in the six New England states, New Jersey and New York. We provide technical and policy assistance to our members on air pollution, climate, and energy issues of regional concern. NESCAUM facilitates the Multi-State Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Task Force that is helping states accelerate the ZEV market in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and West Coast regions.

We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter with a strong background in clean transportation and experience navigating the political environment in Washington D.C. To help enhance state capacity to protect and promote clean transportation programs, the selected candidate will: (1) track regulatory, executive and legislative activities related to clean transportation and climate change; (2) develop and disseminate information to the states; and (3) help coordinate effective state engagement to further or defend their interests. Candidates must have significant knowledge of the workings of federal regulatory agencies and Congress, and understand the subtleties and constraints of working on behalf of state government. The selected candidate will coordinate closely with others at NESCAUM to provide the needed contacts within the Clean Car states and ensure broad and effective responses to efforts affecting federal and state clean transportation and climate programs.

For more information, or to apply, visit the job posting on Idealist.org.

Los Angeles Job Alert: Communications Manager

UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies
This position is located in Los Angeles, California

Position Overview

We seek a dynamic communications professional to serve as Communications Manager for a passionate group of professors, staff, and students dedicated to cutting-edge research and education on travel and transportation. The UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies is a community of scholars studying transportation finance, public transit, and innovative mobility. We work across the UCLA campus to coordinate, conduct, and promote research that produces real results for California and around the globe.

The Communications Manager will develop and manage implementation of the Institute’s communications strategy. This involves building and strengthening the Center’s brand, connecting our research and educational programs with our stakeholders, and managing our communications portfolio. The Communications Manager will launch and manage an online transportation publication that connects academic content with decision-makers.

For more information, or to apply, visit the job posting on Idealist.org.

New York Job Alert: Project Manager, Department of Planning & Development

Project Manager, Department of Planning & Development
LIC Partnership (LICP)

This position is located in Long Island City, NY.

LIC Partnership (LICP) is the local development corporation for Long Island City (LIC). Our mission is to advocate for economic development that benefits the area’s industrial, commercial, tech, cultural, tourism, and residential sectors. The goal is to attract new businesses to LIC, retain those already here, welcome new residents and visitors, and promote a vibrant and authentic mixed-use community. Among other efforts, we operate the Long Island City Business Improvement District (LICBID) and LIC Industrial Business Zone (LICIBZ), providing business services and assistance. For more information on the organization and LIC, see licqns.com.

LIC is experiencing a period of explosive development and transformation, and LICP is providing even more services to meet the demands of LIC’s changing community. To better understand the community and meet its growing needs, LICP recently completed Phase 1 of a groundbreaking LIC Comprehensive Plan effort. The Phase 1 Summary Report and supporting work can all be found online at http://www.longislandcityqueens.com/licplan/. A key finding was that the streetscape and wayfinding assets in LIC need to be greatly enhanced to improve circulation, provide a safe and inviting atmosphere, connect the various sectors in our mixed-use community, bridge economic divides, and leverage and support our cultural resources.

One of the significant parts of LIC requiring attention to its physical conditions is the area on the East Side of the Sunnyside Rail Yards within the Industrial Business Zone, and adjancent parcels and crossings (“Target Area”). We are seeking to hire a Project Manager (PM) as part of our Planning and Development Department with the LICP, whose primary responsibilities will be to address transportation, planning, and design issues associated with the Target Area. This PM will report to the Director of Planning and Development, who in turn reports to the President.

This is a unique opportunity to thrive in a small, fast-paced organization across a wide range of projects and in a community-driven role in a rapidly growing neighborhood.

Interested candidates may send their resume, cover letter, three (3) references, and relevant work samples to the Director of Planning & Development, Jeannette Rausch President of the LICP, at jrausch@licpartnership.org with the subject line “Project Manager Position”.

LIC Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

For the full position description, please visit the position posting.