The Trails Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the coordination of, development of, safety training for users, promotion of recreational trails, bike-lanes, separated trails, sidewalks and all other modes of alternative transportation to help promote and provide a positive, healthy environment for all citizens of the Bettendorf community.
1. Plans, coordinates and attend Bettendorf Trail Committee (BTC) events and programs in the areas of alternative transportation accommodations, safety, and education, and works with other outside groups to accomplish the same.
2. Responsible for promoting and publicizing BTC events, including via City of Bettendorf social media sources, creates and designs flyers and other means communications through social media.
3. Assists with the evaluation, implementation and coordination of the trails system.
4. Assists with the evaluation of transportation infrastructure and park infrastructure projects to best accommodate alternative transportation modes.
5. Assists in developing and distributing educational materials regarding alternative transportation usage and safety in the community.
6. Leads BTC meetings, develops and posts agendas, takes and posts monthly meeting minutes.
7. Assists with the implementation of the BTC goals and objectives.
8. Responsible for coordination and submission of Bicycle Friendly City applications.
9. Attends Bettendorf Development Review Committee, Bettendorf Park Board, other meetings when appropriate and as directed by the Parks and Recreation Director.
10. Presents a professional image when dealing with the public, staff, committee and outside organizations.
11. Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: This job requires a high school education and some college or technical school credits. Should have a working knowledge of basic rules, regulations, and laws for federal, state, and local entities applicable to alternative transportation. A working knowledge of computers, including word processing skills, Excel, Publisher, website maintenance, and social media proficiency, is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 2 to 3 years experience in working with volunteer groups and a working knowledge of cycling and other modes of alternative transportation. Should be familiar with local alternative transportation and recreation organizations.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: The job requires the ability to communicate effectively with the public, BTC members, Parks and Recreation, Police, Public Works, and Community Development Departments, and other City staff, and outside organizations.
ANALYTICAL ABILITY: The job requires the ability to assist with the interpretation and communication of all City policies, rules, and regulations in regard to alternative transportation and to coordinate special events and activities, and educational efforts.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The job requires standing, walking, bending, lifting up to 60 pounds, and pushing equipment, carts, etc.
WRITING SKILLS: The job requires the ability to organize thoughts clearly and concisely, and have an understanding of the electronic and print media.
Applications will be accepted until February 1, 2019. The City of Bettendorf is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The City of Bettendorf complies with American with Disabilities Act.