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Target Zero Coordinator
Location: US-WA-Tacoma
Job Code: P1830-23A
Job Details:
*** SPECIAL NOTE: This is a project position expected to end December 31, 2027, unless extended. ***

The City of Tacoma, Public Works Department, Transportation Division, is recruiting a full-time position for a Target Zero Coordinator.

Position Profile:
The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for managing and developing resources to support the goals of the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) along with the Statewide Target Zero Traffic Safety Task Force. This position is funded through an agreement with WTSC.

This position is responsible for traffic safety support and leading systemic Tacoma and Pierce County-wide planning and strategic collaboration. Work involves coordination with many local individuals, community agencies and resources, as well as regional, state, or national partners. The following are illustrative examples of essential functions of the job:

Conduct outreach and expand relationships to enhance the positive proactive traffic safety culture within the Pierce County region.
Expand and lead the number of organizations and individuals within Pierce County focusing resources and expertise on traffic safety, Safe Systems, and leverage those resources to implement strategic plans designed to reduce traffic crashes.
Develop community assessments to help identify the most important partners and traffic safety issues in the region and use them to develop community traffic safety plans to improve the region¡¦s traffic safety culture.
Ensure that the Target Zero Task Force is knowledgeable of all grant resources (federal, state, and private) available to it and coordinate grant funded projects to achieve Task Force goals and objectives.
Negotiate and establish contracts with grantees or sub-awardees, monitor contracts for compliance and disbursement of grant funds.
Conduct and/or oversee reporting processes, including reporting on outcomes and progress to a variety of diverse key stakeholders.
Find opportunities to collaborate with Tacoma and Pierce County on their Vision Zero initiatives.
Maintain and update website, social media, and other project communication methods.
Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate will be a person who exhibits the following skills and experience:
Equity-oriented: Has a passion and experience working for transportation safety, mobility justice, and social and racial equity.
Effective program coordinator: Skillfully manages a multi-faceted program and has strong organizational skills and follow-through.
Collaborative: Values partnerships and develops and supports relationships in order to create change
Communicator: Able to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences by creating clear and concise written, verbal, and visual communications, and is comfortable sharing information.
The Principles that Guide Us:
Tacoma, the City of Destiny, has a workforce of dedicated, talented and open-minded employees with unique skills and perspectives. We embrace innovation and strive for excellence and community engagement in all that we do. The Principles that Guide Us, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Equity, speak to the values that we embody as City of Tacoma employees, and represent the core of our work in public service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Depending on the assignment, the following are the essential duties for the Target Zero Coordinator (Transportation Services Analyst):
Collaborates and coordinates with various agencies, organizations, and community partners to promote established transportation related projects, programs, and initiatives.
Plans and executes outreach events; develops and makes presentations to community groups, businesses and stakeholders; creates outreach materials.
Assists with grant application submittals; administers grants including managing related contracts.
Gathers and analyzes data to ensure projects, programs, and initiatives are achieving desired goals and to identify areas of improvement within the established guidelines.
Performs other work as assigned.
Division Overview:
This position is located within the Transportation Division of the Public Works Department. The mission of the Transportation Division is to support the City of Tacoma¡¦s goals through the fiscally and environmentally responsible planning, design, maintenance, and operation of transportation systems for everyone who lives, works, or plays in Tacoma. Our services enhance the community by improving the function of the multi-modal transportation network for all users.
Safe: We prioritize the safety of all users, and strive to build a transportation system that provides safe and reliable access for all users and neighborhoods
Equitable: We center anti-racism in our work and work to decrease disparities in our transportation system.
Sustainable: We recognize that transportation is a leading contributor to local greenhouse gas emissions and work to improve the efficiency of our existing investments and to prioritize active transportation and transit in new investments.
The Transportation Division collaborates with a broad cross-section of disciplines within the City of Tacoma staff organization, City Council, Transportation Commission and other boards and commissions, and community stakeholders to establish and implement transportation plans and policies, such as the Transportation Master Plan, Safe Routes to School Action Plan, Vision Zero Action Plan, and the transportation elements of long-range planning documents. We work closely with local, county, and statewide partners to create a transportation system that is safe and accessible for all ages and abilities.

City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress. One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications (TRAINING AND EDUCATION):
Bachelor's degree* in planning, public administration, public health or directly related field.
AND

Two (2) years experience in planning, community outreach, or public health.

*Equivalency: 1 year of experience = 1 year of education



Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge & Skills

Applicable knowledge of local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and policies
Proficiency with computer hardware and software programs, including Microsoft Office products, Internet applications, GIS
Competencies:
Analysis
Use data and information in a clear and rational thought process to assess and understand issues, evaluate options, form accurate conclusions, and make decisions.

Verbal Communication
Effectively express information through the spoken word using language that is appropriate to both the complexity of the topic and the knowledge and understanding of the audience.

Written Communication
Effectively convey ideas and information in writing using language that is appropriate to both the complexity of the topic and the knowledge and understanding of the reader.

Customer Focus
Build and maintain internal and external customer satisfaction with the services provided by the City of Tacoma.

Coordinating and Organizing
Effectively coordinate activities, services, and schedules to ensure smooth and efficient operation of work.

Adaptability/Flexibility
Adapt easily to changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities. Adjust approach, goals and methods when needed to achieve successful solutions and results in dynamic situations.

Relationship Building
Build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual regard.
Selection Process & Supplemental Information
City of Tacoma Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Tacoma's diversity is its greatest asset. Tacoma embraces its multi-cultural and multi-ethnic character. Communities of color and immigrant communities are fundamental to Tacoma's entrepreneurial spirit, workforce, and long-term success. In Tacoma, equity and empowerment are top priorities, meaning that all Tacoma residents must have equitable opportunities to reach their full potential and share in the benefits of community progress.

One of our goals is for the City of Tacoma workforce to reflect the community it serves. We actively work to eliminate racial and other disparities and welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skill sets and experiences. Our goal is for Tacoma to be an inclusive and equitable place to live, work, and play.

The City of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workplace. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, and local laws.

 
Additional Job Instructions:
Apply
Interested individuals should apply online and attach a detailed resume and cover letter that includes job experience, major responsibilities and accomplishments related to this position.

Examination Process:
This is a competitive selection process. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will have their responses to Supplemental Questions # 5-7 reviewed and scored by a committee of subject matter experts, as the Experience and Training Test. It is the responsibility of the applicants to adequately describe all pertinent experience and training. Please make sure you read the questions and provide complete informative answers. DO NOT respond with see resume in lieu of answering these questions; this will result in a failing score.

Per City of Tacoma Personnel Management Policy #170, the City of Tacoma is a drug-free work environment. Appointment is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment background and references check.

Communication from the City of Tacoma:
We primarily communicate via e-mail during the application process. E-mails from cityoftacoma.org and/or governmentjobs.com must be placed on your safe domain list to ensure that you receive notifications in a timely manner. As a precaution, you may also want to check your junk e-mail folders.

For assistance with the NEOGOV application process, or questions regarding this job announcement, call the Human Resources office at (253) 591.5400 before 4:00 pm of the closing date of the job announcement.
 
Benefits:
Outstanding working conditions and an exceptional quality-of-life environment.
Medical coverage for eligible employees, spouses and dependents, including children up to age 26.
Vision care with VSP for employees and eligible dependents enrolled in the Regence PPO medical plan with vision benefits.
Dental coverage for eligible employees and their elected dependents, including dependent children up to the age of 26.
Deferred compensation allowing tax-deferred savings as authorized under Section 457 of the IRS Code.
Personal time off.
Paid holidays.
A great pension plan.
 




City of Tacoma

Human, Resources
Human Resources Department
747 Market ST
Tacoma, WA, 98402
P: 2535915400
F: 2535915793


1  Full-Time Position Open
Salary Range:
$78,208.00 - $110,115.20/Yearly

Degree Preferred:
Bachelors

Experience Req. Yrs:
2 years




 


 


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