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League Seeking BFC Program Specialists
Jobs in Washington, D.C. will Help expand & Energize BFc Program
Washington, DC – The League of American Bicyclists is seeking two Program Specialists to help expand, explain, and energize the Bicycle Friendly Community program. An ideal candidate will be well versed in bicycle/transportation engineering, encouragement and education as well as being an outgoing, friendly people person. The jobs are based in the League’s office in Washington, D.C. The specialists will serve as the primary contact for communities in search of information on how to become more bicycle friendly, so a breadth of knowledge in ways that communities have transformed themselves is essential. These staff members will also be responsible for helping launch the new Bicycle Friendly States initiative; for writing reports and giving presentations on the BFC program; and for spearheading the development of new toolkits for communities. For more information, contact Bill Nesper, director, Bicycle Friendly Community program, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-822-1333. To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to email@example.com or fax it to 202-822-1334. The application deadline is Nov. 26, 2008.
Full Job Description
Title: Bicycle Friendly Community Program Specialist
Salary: Negotiable, dependant on qualifications and experience
Posting Date: October 24, 2007
Closing Date: November 24, 2007
Reports to: Director, Bicycle Friendly Community Program
Detailed Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides information/assistance related to creating more bicycle friendly communities via phone, email, or written communication.
• Establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision
About the BFC Program & the League
The BFC program was initiated in 2003 and has received applications from more than 170 communities. Designations have been awarded to 63 cities and counties. Applicants complete a detailed on-line form with numerous questions in five key areas: engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement, and evaluation/planning. Local cyclists, national experts, and League staff review the applications. To learn more, visit www.bicyclefriendlycommunity.org.
The League of American Bicyclists promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and works through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America. The League represents the interests of 57 million American cyclists, including its 300,000 members and affiliates. For more information or to support the League, visit www.bikeleague.org or www.bicyclefriendlycommunity.org.