12 Dec 2012
Manager, Trail Development
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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a national nonprofit organization advocating for healthier lifestyles by creating a nationwide network of public trails, seeks a Manager of Trail Development for our national office. Job Duties: delivery of trail development technical assistance including; management and implementation of technical assistance contracts, products and services, coordinate and manage delivery of programmatic services, assist local communities with trail planning and development; education, and training to trail builders and advocates; create web content, assist in identifying and developing grant and contract proposals; research resource materials such as fact sheets and studies; and conduct workshops. Desired Qualifications: have a B.S. or B.A. degree from a college or university in urban and regional planning, environmental studies or related field, masters degree preferred; have 3-5 years experience in urban and regional planning or related field; two years project management experience; park, trail and/or non-motorized transportation planning experience; have excellent written and oral skills; have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. For a detailed job announcement go to our website at www.railstotrails.org and then click on careers at the bottom of the page.
How to Apply
How to Apply: Mail, fax or email resume and cover letter detailing your interest in RTC and your qualifications for the position to Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Attn: Elton Clark, Human Resources, 2121 Ward Court, NW, 5th floor, Washington, DC 20037. Fax: 202-223-9257. Email: Elton@railstotrails.org. In-person interviews will commence in early to mid January 2013. (Please choose one form of transmitting your resume and no phone calls please). RTC is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, color, gender, disability, or national origin. Women and diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
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