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Job Opportunities

Current Job Postings
Posting Date Employer Job Title Location Description
2-21-14 Charlotte Department of Transportation Pedestrian Program Manager Charlotte, NC

The City of Charlotte, NC is excited to announce a position available with the Charlotte Department of Transportation. The City is hiring a Pedestrian Program Manager who will play a key role in advancing Charlotte's nationally-recognized "complete streets" philosophy to make Charlotte a more livable, walkable city. Position closes March 21, 2014

More information and how to apply can be found here.

2-21-14 UNC Asheville Transportation Coordinator Asheville, NC

The Transportation Coordinator will direct, administer and coordinate activities for UNC Asheville Transportation and Parking Services to ensure efficient, safe and economical operation.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

1-8-14 City and County of San Francisco 2014 Summer Student Intern Program San Francisco, California

The City and County of San Francisco is seeking student interns for various architecture/engineering disciplines, to provide support to in-house Engineering • Architecture • Landscape Architecture • Planning • Surveying • GIS • ITT staff. The City Departments that employ interns are the Airport Commission (SFO), Department of Building Inspection (DBI), MTA Municipal Railway (Muni), MTA Department of Parking and Traffic (DPT), Port of San Francisco (Port), Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Department of Public Works (DPW), and Recreation and Park Department (RPD).

More information and how to apply can be found here.

1-7-14 UVM Transportation Research Center Transportation Research Specialist Burlington, VT

The UVM Transportation Research Center (TRC) has an opening for a Research Specialist with credentials and experience in data analysis, programming and modeling. The Research Specialist position accomplishes this on research project teams that design data collection including travel surveys, tabulate data including through use of programming languages, conduct statistical analysis of data including modeling and run simulations. The position contributes to the writing of reports, proposals and journal papers including graphical communication of tables, figures, maps and equations. Generation of new knowledge and dissemination are key outcomes of the TRC’s research work. TRC’s research spans traditional disciplines and incorporates both qualitative and quantitative analysis.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

Jobs Databases

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U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)

Previous Postingss
Posting Date Employer Job Title Location Description
1-21-14 Transportation Research Board Transportation Management and Policy Senior Program Officer Washington D.C.

TRB’s Technical Activities Division has an opening for a Senior Program Officer (SPO) to work in the areas of transportation management and policy. Specifically, the SPO will work in the areas of transportation taxation and finance, economics and economic development, social factors, sustainability, environmental justice, pricing, strategic management, management and productivity, performance management, transportation history, transportation issues in major U.S. cities, women’s issues, and Native American issues.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

1-8-14 Duke University’s Parking & Transportation Services TDM Outreach Coordinator Durham, North Carolina

Duke University’s Parking & Transportation Services office is seeking a part-time TDM Outreach Coordinator to assist with ongoing marketing efforts and customer service activities related to Duke’s sustainable transportation programs.  The part-time Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Outreach Coordinator will work up to 20 hours/week helping the Transportation Demand Manager to promote alternative commute options to a population of approximately 50,000 students and employees via print and digital marketing, special events, social media campaigns, and other campus communication channels.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

10-23-13 Campus Area Transportation Management Association Project Coordinator, Part-time (20-25 hours/week) Winooski VT

Part-time temporary position focused on FY14 grant project to expand and integrate regional Transportation Demand Management (TDM) strategies. The overall goal is to provide education and awareness of transportation demand management (TDM) strategies, services and options to businesses, developers and property owners in the region, particularly in the proposed City Center development in South Burlington. The coordinator will be employed and paid by CATMA.

More information and how to apply can be found here.


The Gund Institute at The University of Vermont (UVM) seeks a Research Assistant Professor in Behavioral Economics beginning Fall 2014. We will hire a creative individual with expertisein connecting behavioral economics to issues of environment and global change. The Research Professor will complement our strengths in ecosystem services; ecological economics; food systems; and sustainable landscapes and seascapes. Consistent with the mission of the Institute, we seek a scientist interested in both advancing research frontiers and addressing concrete environmental issues. The position is a nine-month faculty appointment with full salary support for an expected three-year term.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

10-3-13 College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences, UVM Faculty Positions in Power Systems and Complex Systems Burlington, VT

The College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Vermont is searching for faculty to fill two tenure-track positions in support of our NSF-funded IGERT program in Smart Grid and Human Behavior. The first position is in Power Systems, or related areas such as power electronics or control systems. The second position is in Complex Systems, with a focus on research problems in the behavioral, social or economic sciences. Successful applicants will benefit from engagement with the Vermont Complex Systems Center, and may also wish to interact with UVM's Transportation Research Center, the Vermont Advanced Computing Core, the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the UVM College of Medicine.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

9-26-13 North Dakota State University- Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute's Small Urban and Rural Transit Center Trainer/Training Coordinator Fargo, ND

The Trainer/Training Coordinator is responsible for developing, scheduling, and conducting training to the public transit industry on a national level in-person and online as necessary. The Trainer/Training Coordinator is also required to help identify the important training topics for the industry and assist with research projects as needed.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

9-19-13 Local Motion Executive Director Burlington, VT

Local Motion, a Greater Burlington VT non-profit promoting people-powered transportation and recreation for healthy and sustainable Vermont communities is seeking an Executive Director.

More information and how to apply can be found here.

9-5-13 University of Utah Doctoral Research Position in Geography University of Utah

urrently seeking a doctoral student for an NSF funded research position to investigate the social interaction potential of metropolitan regions.This is a 2-year position with a strong probability of continuation beyond the initial term for up to 4 years of total funding. The initial two year funding package includes salary, full tuition waiver, travel and limited fringe benefits. More

9-5-13 US DOT Supervisory Railroad Safety Spec.(HazMat)- GS - 2121 - 13 Hartford, CT
Portland, ME
Manchester, NH
Atlantic City, NJ

The Federal Railroad Administration's mission is to enable the safe, reliable, and efficient movement of people and goods for a strong America, now and in the future. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) promulgates and enforces rail safety regulations; consolidates government support of rail transportation activities; administers financial assistance programs; conducts research and development in support of improved railroad safety and efficiency, and national transportation policy, including improved intercity passenger service. More

8-9-13 UVM Transportation Research Center Outreach Professional - Technology Transfer Burlington, VT

Duties of this position include the development of a communications strategy, planning and overseeing events and conference logistics, maintenance and development of key communications tools (website, annual report, newsletters, research summaries, fact sheets, infographics), reviewing research report submissions, managing the logistics of outreach efforts from databases to mailings in support of specific programs including budget elements, and providing overall support for TRC outreach efforts. The Outreach Professional for Technology transfer will develop, coordinate and implement primarily externally focused communications and educational projects in support of University outreach. More

7-25-13 The Center for Transportation Research and Education (CTRE) at Iowa State University Post-Doctoral Fellow(s) Ames, IA

The Center for Transportation Research and Education (CTRE), at Iowa State University, has an opening for one or more postdoctoral fellowships. The position will provide support in the area of transportation operations for a wide range of potential topics including; traffic operations, intelligent transportation system; traffic incident management, special event coordination, traveler assist programs, community outreach, work zone ITS deployment, traffic signal programs and modeling, emergency transportation management, disaster response and recovery, adverse weather operations support, and critical infrastructure protection. More

7-15-13 Vermont Agency of Transportation Civil Engineer V Berlin, VT Administrative, and engineering work at a professional level for the Agency of Transportation. Some positions in this class are supervisory in nature where duties involve functioning as chief of an engineering services unit or section; managing engineering projects; and providing oversight of all engineering, analytical, monitoring, and reporting requirements to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations of projects within the section's jurisdiction. Work involves independence in assigning and assuring completion of work assignments; and responsibility and accountability for work performed by staff of the section. For non-supervisory positions, duties involve highly complex tasks in the design and review of engineering plans, designs and activities in a variety of engineering projects. Work is performed under the general direction of a higher level engineer or administrative supervisor. To find this job opportunity, go to http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers/how_to_apply, and click on the 'Job Seekers, Search Jobs & Apply Online' link in the top right hand corner. Search for keywords 'Civil Engineer V' posted 'Anytime'.
7-02-13 UVM Office of Sustainability UVM Bike Share Program Coordinator Burlington, VT

The UVM Office of Sustainability is looking for a new UVM Bike Share Program Coordinator for 2013-2014. For more information click here.

6-07-13 Local Motion Complete Streets Project Manager Burlington, VT

Local Motion is looking for a skilled transportation planner/land use policy expert who is passionate about walking and biking to join their staff as Complete Streets Project Manager. The Complete Streets Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of a wide range of Local Motion initiatives, all of them focused on making our region and state safer and more welcoming for people on foot and on bike. more.

6-05-13 Rutland Regional Planning Commissionp Planner (2 positions) Rutland,VT The Rutland Regional Planning Commission seeks two (2) general land use planners. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, these positions are general project managers with responsibilities across a wide-range of planning topics, including but not limited to, emergency management, transportation, and land use planning, the environment, grant writing and the conduct of studies and research. more.
6-05-13 Town of St, Albans Planning Administrator St.Albans,VT The Town of St. Albans currently has a position open for a Planning Administrator. The Planning Administrator performs technical, administrative, and regulatory work related to the Town's planning process. The successful applicant will possess a high degree of research, analytic, and communication skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work as part of a team. more.
5-17-13 Smart Growth America/Transportation America Experienced Entrepreneur Washington, DC

Smart Growth America and Transportation for America are preparing to launch a new venture and we are looking for an experienced entrepreneur to join us in co-founding a startup opportunity. The new venture will create a social community for those living an urban, car-lite lifestyle by providing news, events, and local resources, an easy connection to urban goods & services and bring people together on and offline. More

4-30-13 Smart Growth America Six-Month Fellowships Washington, DC (One in Chicago, IL)

Fellows: Leadership Institute, Complete Streets, Policy, & Government Affairs & Outreach

Each Fellowship requires a self-motivated, detail-oriented person with excellent writing, oral communication, research, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Candidates should have a strong interest in smart growth, economic development, transportation, community growth or related areas. Candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree and either educational background or work experience in transportation policy, urban planning, environmental studies, real estate, finance, public policy, business, or a related field. Candidates should be highly computer literate with specific experience in web research, database management, and using the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

4-13-13 Utah State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, & Utah Transportation Center Research Assistant Professor (Non Tenure Track) Utah State University, Logan Campus The Research Assistant Professor will lead funded research projects; develop research proposals and grants; write research proposals and reports; represent UTC in major conferences through publishable research work, and/or presentations at meetings; and work with, guide and advise students on research projects. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach transportation courses in their specialty.More
4-8-13 Lamoille County Regional Planning Commission Regional Planner / Transportation Planner Morrisville, VT Join the regional planning team in one of Vermont's premiere recreation destinations! The Lamoille County Planning Commission seeks a versatile, results-oriented planner with experience in community development or local and regional planning to support its transportation planning program. More
4-8-13 Resource Systems Group Transportation-Air Quality Analyst Burlington or White River Jct, VT This position will support senior staff with analysis, mapping, and reporting on projects involving transportation-air quality and climate change. Primarily assist in conducting analysis including mobile emissions estimates (using MOVES), air pollutant dispersion modeling, and advanced Geographic Information System mapping. More
4-8-13 Resource Systems Group Analyst - Transportation Systems Modeler White River Jct, VT or San Diego, CA Resource Systems Group, Inc. has an immediate need for a transportation systems modeler. This person will work in teams conducting transportation analyses for a broad range of state, regional and federal clients. We have an extensive variety of interesting work across the U.S., including a substantial workload developing and implementing land-use and transportation models to support transit and toll facility investment decisions, along with research to identify best practices in modeling. More
4-8-13 Resource Systems Group Senior Consultant - Transportation Planner/Engineer Burlington, VT RSG is seeking a senior transportation planner/engineer to join our Northeast U.S. Transportation Planning and Engineering Practice. This individual will work closely with RSG's transportation planning and engineering staff in managing complex and interesting transportation corridor studies, traffic operations analyses, transportation scoping studies, bicycle and pedestrian facility scoping and design efforts, traffic impact studies, and other related work for local, regional, state, institutional, and private-sector clients. This individual will also play an important role in staff management, business development, and client outreach. More