Cross County Connection Transportation Management Association is seeking a full-time Associate Transportation Specialist for its Marlton, NJ office. This is an entry-level position which reports to the Program Director. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the concepts and practices associated with:
· Bicycle and pedestrian planning
· Transportation demand management
· Sustainable transportation policy
· Public transit planning
The Associate Transportation Specialist’s primary responsibilities will include working with the Program Director and Technical Staff to implement Cross County Connection’s Bicycle and Pedestrian, Complete Streets and Sustainability Programs. The Associate Transportation Specialist will provide support to technical transportation planning and travel demand management (TDM) projects by assisting with research and outreach efforts to obtain necessary data/information and produce reports as needed. This position will also assist the Transportation Specialist with shuttle planning which may include data analysis, passenger survey administration while riding the shuttle vehicles and customer service support. This position will also assist the Rideshare Coordinator with public transit phone calls and requests for information.
The Associate Transportation Specialist will represent Cross County Connection at municipal and county meetings, participate on regional and statewide bicycle and pedestrian steering committees and attend other meetings as necessary. Cross County Connection’s clients include individuals, municipal and county governments, state agencies and employers. Technical projects encompass urban, suburban and rural areas.
About Cross County Connection
Cross County Connection is a non-profit Transportation Management Association, providing a broad range of services to residents, employers, employees and municipal and county governments in southern New Jersey. Cross County Connection’s service area includes the counties of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem. Cross County Connection’s mission is to improve the quality of life in southern New Jersey through transportation solutions. This mission is accomplished by facilitating the use of commute alternatives, such as carpooling, public transit, walking and bicycling.
Master’s Degree in Urban & Regional Planning or related degree and/or experience07
Minimum of one year of professional planning experience or equivalent internship(s)
Ability to work independently with initiative and creativity to move projects to completion
Ability to interact with a diverse constituency
Competency with spreadsheet and database applications
Excellent research, analytical, writing and public speaking skills
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experience is a plus, but not required
Valid driver’s license and availability of reliable personal vehicle to travel to meetings and conduct field work required