Green Job Opportunities

Alta Planning is one of the cooler planning firms in terms of alternative transportation in the country, and their local office has two job openings. I expect there will be lots of candidates:

Alta Planning and Design is a 25-person consulting firm with a mission to provide green infrastructure and program solutions that help people have active daily lives. We specialize in bicycle, pedestrian, trail, park, and greenway planning, design, and implementation, in addition to outreach and education programs. For more information, see our website www.altaplanning.com.

Alta Planning and Design’s Portland, OR office has 2 openings:

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR: This person will help manage Alta’s numerous nationwide active living educational, marketing, and related programs such as Safe Routes to School, data collection and evaluation, outreach programs, and research. This person will have 5+ years of management (budgets, schedules, contracts, staff management), administration, writing, and presentation skills. Experience and knowledge of non-profits, transportation, and related fields is a plus. Travel is a must, along with passion for our field and mission.

Senior Planner: This person will manage staff and projects for Alta’s numerous bike, pedestrian, and trail planning activities nationwide. This person will have been in the transportation planning field for 7+ years, with experience managing non-motorized and active living projects for government agencies. This person will have strong management (budgets, schedules, contracts, staff management), administration, writing, analytical, and presentation skills. Travel is a must, along with passion for our field and mission.

Salaries: $65,000 to $75,000 annually depending on experience, with competitive benefits and a dynamic, fun, fast-paced work environment.

No calls please. Please send to Mia Birk by e-mail (miabirk@altaplanning.com) or snail mail: resume, 3 references, and portfolio that indicates relevant experience. These positions will be open until the best candidate is selected.

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