Georgetown Business Improvement District
Washington, DC United States
The Transportation Manager will help plan, advocate, and implement mobility solutions to make it easier to get to, from, and through Georgetown, and to prepare the Georgetown commercial district for the future of transportation.
This is a wonderful opportunity for someone with a passion for cities, transportation, and urban planning who enjoys planning, organizing, and implementing small- and large-scale projects.
The incumbent must have a good understanding of urban transportation issues, as well as strong skills in communication, analysis, and project management; and be able to balance the interests of multiple public and private stakeholders.
The Transportation Manager will work with the BID staff, Board of Directors, BID members (owners and tenants), Georgetown community members, and District and federal government partners to implement outstanding projects in the Georgetown 2028 Plan; conceive and develop new projects, and represent the Georgetown BID on city and regional transportation coalitions. Specific responsibilities include:
- Oversee improvements to all modes of transportation including cars, buses, bikes, scooters and the pedestrian environment.
- Manage the planning and implementation of upcoming bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure improvements south of M Street.
- Support the planning and implementation of M Street Sidewalk Widening program
- Monitor DDOT and WMATA budgets and seek opportunities for Georgetown to participate in funded projects.
- Represent the Georgetown BID on subcommittees of DC Sustainable Transportation
- Work with BID staff, BID members, the ANC, and DDOT to develop comprehensive curbside management solutions that provide access for multiple uses, including commercial loading, passenger pick-up/drop-off, tour bus operations, and private vehicle parking.
- Support the planning and implementation of other projects the enhance mobility and accessibility to Georgetown including the Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola.
The Transportation Manager reports to the Director of Planning and Economic Development.
- At least four years working experience in a related field such as Transportation, Urban Planning, or Public Policy. A graduate degree may be substituted for two years of experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the areas of transit planning, bicycle and pedestrian planning, roadway planning, new mobility solutions, parking policy, and parking economics
- Ability to navigate the local political scene - interacting with public officials and balancing the competing needs of multiple private and public stakeholders
- Understanding of local and federal budgeting and permitting processes. Experience working with DC Council, District government agencies, and federal agencies is a plus
- Is creative, flexible, able to test and modify new ideas, and willing to assist the implementation of projects in the field
- Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
- Able to work collaboratively as part of a team
- Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred
Competitive and comes with an excellent benefits package.
Please email a resume and cover letter with subject line, "Transportation Manager Search" to: email@example.com.
The Georgetown BID is a publicly chartered non-profit organization dedicated to making Georgetown cleaner, safer, more user-friendly and more vibrant. The Georgetown BID runs a variety of programs including marketing the neighborhood as a unique shopping, dining, and historic destination; keeping the streets and sidewalks clean and passable; improving the streetscapes and plantings and street furniture; collecting and disseminating economic development research, and improving transportation access and mobility throughout the area. The organization has a $3.8 million annual budget and 23 employees and full-time contractors. For more information visit our website as www.georgetowndc.com.
The Georgetown Business Improvement District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-job-related disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected group status. In so doing, we are committed to ensuring that all employees and applicants for employment are afforded an equal opportunity to pursue job promotions, and opportunities for personal development, compensation and benefits reflect our commitment to furthering the principles of the Georgetown BID's equal employment policy.
This Job Announcement and any application submitted pursuant to it, is not an offer of employment or an employment contract.