Duties include implementing a bicycle and pedestrian program for LFUCG and the Lexington Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Program whose goals are to improve conditions for bicycling and walking through sound planning and engineering policies and practices; identify funding for and facilitate implementation of bicycle and pedestrian projects; promotes the benefits and use of alternative transportation modes; improve bicycle and pedestrian safety through education; encourage the enforcement codes relating to bicycle and pedestrian facilities.
Coordinates pedestrian and bikeway activities with LFUCG staff, state, federal and other regional agencies.
Develops and implements a Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan to supplement the Transportation Plan and Comprehensive Plan.
Designs and coordinates a public education program to increase awareness and safety related to alternative transportation modes.
Create and maintain a database regarding pedestrian and bikeway related information
Prepare and make presentations before the Planning Commission and other various Boards and Commissions, Council, neighborhood groups and various community agencies.
Assists in Project development including the Planning, design and construction of pedestrian and bikeway projects.
Provide testimony on zone changes and proposals relative to the Comprehensive Plan and adopted area plans.
Able to Identify funding sources and prepare proposals for pedestrian and bikeway projects.
Arranges for and conducts citizen participation meetings regarding alternative transportation plans, projects and community needs.
Bachelor's degree in urban planning, architecture, civil engineering, geography, human and environmental sciences, public or business administration or a related field and three (3) years of experience in strategic planning, or equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Employees who occupy this classification must comply with CAO policy 23 'Acquisition of Real Property from Property Owners under Certain Notices and/or Orders'. Specifically Section IV(a) which states that every employee in the Division of Building Inspection, Division of Code Enforcement, the Fire Prevention Bureau, the Division of Planning, and the Division of Engineering must complete a 'Disclosure of Real Property and Business Interest' form for all real property owned by the employee as well as his/her immediate family member has an ownership interest. Employees must also disclose property located in Fayette County which he/she manages or maintains, or has any ownership interest in business which manages or maintains property in Fayette County.
Pedestrian and bicycle planning experience and education preferred.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and federal funding programs desired.
EXAMINATION will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at filing deadline date weighted at 100% of the final score.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov with required documents to verify your education, training or certification/license(s), by filing deadline date.
RESUMES CAN NOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded. Our system does not automatically populate the application when copying or attaching a resume. Therefore, you may provide a resume, but it cannot be substituted for completing the application itself.
***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***Education documents may also be electronically attached/uploaded to your application***
APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION BEFORE THE FILING DEADLINE DATE WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR SUCH EDUCATION.
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year.
LFUCG application (resumes cannot be substituted for an application, but may be attached) with required documents to verify your education, training or certification/license(s), must be submitted by the filing deadline date. Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting. All positions require drug testing before employment and a pre-employment physical.
All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CALL (859) 258-3030 OR WRITE: DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES, LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT, 200 EAST MAIN STREET, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY 40507
web site: http://www.lexingtonky.gov
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