The Mobility Coordinator is a professional and technical position, responsible for work in planning and coordinating the County's non-motorized transportation programs, plans, and activities. Plans for safe, efficient, and attractive pedestrian and bicycle environment with interconnections to the transit system. Assists in preparation of multimodal transportation plan elements with emphasis on non-motorized mobility in County and regional MPO processes. Provides support to meet local, State, and Federal requirements related developing multi-modal components of grants and capital programs. Coordinates activities with public and private agencies and entities during transportation planning processes. Monitors and evaluates the performance of non-motorized transportation systems. Assists with review of non-motorized components of land development applications and transportation capital projects. Serves as Transportation Planning staff representative on the bicycle, pedestrian, and trail planning committees.
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and objectives of multimodal transportation planning, including the analysis of data and preparation of planning reports and studies with an emphasis in non-motorized mobility. Knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in bicycle/pedestrian, multi-modal, and regional transportation planning. Experience preparing and submitting grant applications. Experience with community outreach or public information programs for technical or planning projects. Bachelor's degree in Civil, Traffic or Transportation Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Minimum of three (3) years professional experience in transportation planning or modeling. Prior experience with site impact analysis and travel demand modeling are highly desired. Knowledge of principles and practices of transportation planning, traffic analysis, and travel demand modeling is necessary. Must be able to understand and prepare input data for simulation models, analyze model output, and clearly communicate results with technical audience. . Salary Range - $52 - $81K. AA/EEO/M/F/VET PREF/DFWP *** APPLY ON-LINE ONLY AT: www.mymanatee.org
Additional Salary Information: A competitive salary within the range of $52k to $81k annually is provided for the position with a negotiable starting salary depending on experience and qualifications. The County also offers a comprehensive benefit package, including negotiable relocation assistance.
About Manatee County Public Works
Manatee County is located on Florida’s breathtaking Gulf Coast. It is bordered by Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg to the north, Hardee and DeSoto counties to the east and Sarasota to the south. The beautiful beaches of Anna Maria Island fade into the Gulf of Mexico to the west.
Manatee County’s picturesque conservation areas are ideal for families, nature lovers and hikers. Emerson Point, Robinson Preserve and Duette parks are a handful of our scenic preserves. Manatee County also boasts several recreational parks. G.T. Bray Park is the largest of these and offers tennis, swimming, skate boarding, recreational leagues and walking trails. There are also many boat ramps located on the Manatee River, Lake Manatee, Palma Sola Bay and the Braden River. In short, Manatee County is a wonderful place to live, work, play and visit. We’re proud to call it home!
Manatee County Public Works Department provides many of the basic services that affect the daily lives of everyone who lives, works, and plays in unincorporated Manatee County. Primarily, the department is responsible for the administration, planning, engineering, maintenance, and construction management of the County’s infrastru...cture.
The responsibilities of the Public Works Department are distributed among three business centers:
Engineering Services, Field Operations, and Traffic Management