Community Coordinator

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Opportunity to work with a team dedicated to improving pedestrian safety, walkability and sustainability in the City. RIS identifies, plans and implements annual street improvement projects and programs throughout New York City, all focused on safety, in particular pedestrian safety.

The candidate will work closely with other NYCDOT divisions and other city agencies on operational and policy issues related to RIS; manage group participation in various public/private community ventures and research projects; assist with the development of traffic safety presentations for schools, senior centers, community centers and other locations across the five boroughs; assist senior project managers with research, planning, design, field work, policy research and analysis in the field of city planning and transportation planning, in particular as it involves pedestrian, motor vehicle, bicycle and motorcycle safety; assist senior project managers with grant management; and handle administrative tasks as related to RIS programs such as the NYC Motorcycle Safety Study, Safe Streets for Seniors, Neighborhood Slow Zones, High Pedestrian Crash Locations and High Crash Corridors.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or

2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or

3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

Excellent organizational, communication, oral presentation, writing and editing skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, and Adobe Suite needed. Knowledge of AutoCAD, HCS, traffic calming treatments, pedestrian-oriented design, complete streets, traffic engineering strongly preferred.

To Apply

All resumes are to be submitted electronically using one of the following methods:

For City Employees, go to Employee Self Service (ESS), Recruiting Activities, Careers and search Job ID #:

For all other applicants go to and search Job ID #:

Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

Note: New hires must reside in NYC for the first two years of employment. Appointments are subject to OMB approval.


9 am to 5 pm

Work Location

55 Water Street

New York, N.Y. 10041 6th Floor

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.



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