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Safe Routes to School Planner

West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
Eau Claire, WI
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Engagement
GIS / Technology
Transportation Planning
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
Not required
Starting salary range: $44,000 - $60,000 depending on background and qualifications

West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (WCWRPC) is seeking to fill a Safe Routes to School Planner position. The position will focus on working with units of government and school districts to prepare Safe Routes to Schools Plans and will manage a regional safe routes to school outreach and technical assistance program. Safe Routes to School is a federal program designed to make it safe, easy, and convenient for children in grades K-8 to walk and bicycle to school. WCWRPC is a seven-county, multidisciplinary planning agency located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin – a vibrant All-American City. WCWRPC assists local governments with transportation, economic development, natural resources, and comprehensive planning needs. The successful candidate will have an interest in all of these areas as the position may occasionally work on other planning projects or programs under the supervision and direction of various Commission staff. The ideal candidate will be innovative and possess superior written and verbal skills; excellent interpersonal and management skills; proficiency with Word, Excel, and other Office applications; familiarity with common demographic and economic research and analysis techniques; like to interact with children; and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Experience with GIS and Adobe Creative Suite applications is also required. A bachelor’s degree in planning, or related field is required, masters’ degree desired. Candidates must possess at least two (2) years of experience in safe routes to school or transportation planning, or a closely related field. An excellent fringe benefit package is also available. Position start date is July 2021. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to the West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, 800 Wisconsin Street, Mail Box 9, Eau Claire WI 54703, Attention: Lynn Nelson, or email cover letter and resume to [email protected] by June 7, 2021. Go to for information on our organization. EOE.

Published on:
May 11, 2021 - 1:54pm
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