SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM LEADER
Planning/Community Development Department
Transportation Division - Street Smarts Program
Temporary / Part Time / No benefits
15-20 hours per week
COMPENSATION: $20.00 per hour
Under close supervision of the Street Smarts Program Coordinator and the Transportation Division Manager, this position conducts school site education and community outreach to elementary and middle school students (grades K-8) on topics relating to bicycle and pedestrian safety. The part-time, temporary position is funded by the federal Safe Routes to School program. The temporary position is from July 2013 to February 2015. This position may also assist with other duties including special events, marketing and special projects. This position is assigned up to a 20-hour work week which includes some evenings and weekends.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Typical job duties include, but are not limited to:
- Planning and preparing school-site education and outreach efforts;
- Scheduling and conducting safety presentations, assemblies and bicycle rodeos;
- Implementing walking and bicycling encouragement efforts;
- Promoting traffic safety education at community events;
- Maintaining collaborative and effective relationships with schools, parents, and community-based organizations;
- Develop and maintain databases;
- Tracking data for program evaluation and assist in the preparation of reports;
- Develops and distributes promotional and marketing information;
- Keeps records and prepares reports; and
- Administers first aid as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of effective teaching and public speaking techniques;
- Knowledge of school outreach and communication practices;
- Ability to plan, coordinate and conduct, with minimum oversight, pedestrian and bicycle safety presentations to grades K-8;
- Ability to effectively communicate age and developmentally appropriate educational curriculum to school-aged children and engage their participation;
- Ability to demonstrate strong oral communication skills as well as the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, school officials, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction;
- Ability to conduct bicycle safety courses at schools and other community events;
- Ability to plan and organize program elements as well as handle and prioritize multiple tasks;
- Ability to lift at least 40 pounds and set-up traffic safety demonstration equipment;
- Ability to attend bicycle education for kids course within three months of employment;
- Skilled knowledge and use of desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and word processing software;
- Other skills include reliability, dependability, creativity and enthusiasm; and
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Possession of, or ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification by the first day of employment; and
- At least 1 or more years of college preferred and two years experience in a capacity working in a school, community outreach or recreation setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
- Ability to provide clearance from fingerprinting and local background check;
- Ability to obtain a valid class C California driver's license by date of hire;
- Ability to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and
- Proof of a negative TB skin test within the last 2 years.
The most-qualified applicants, as determined by the initial screening of applications, will be invited to participate in an interview process, which may consist of both written and oral portions. A City application is required. For an application packet, please call our 24-Hour Job Hotline at (925) 973-2505, write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or download a City application from our website at www.sanramon.ca.gov. Applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to: City of San Ramon, Attn: Employee Services, 2226 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583
This position will remain open until filled. Facsimiles will not be accepted. For additional information please contact Employee Services at (925) 973-2523. AA/EOE.
The City of San Ramon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex origin or disability. In accordance with Federal law, the City of San Ramon will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States. As a condition of employment, you will be required to present proof of your identity and employment eligibility. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), should special accommodations be necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Employee Services Division at (925) 973-2523.
Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.