Manager, Trail Development

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Washington, DC
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Community Engagement
Economic Development
Land-Use Management
Parks and Recreation
Regional Planning
Sustainability Planning
Urban Design
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
Not required
High sixites to low seventies

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a national nonprofit trails organization, seeks a Trail Development Manager for the Western Regional Office (in Oakland) to support our work  creating trail networks that connect people to where they live, work and play. This position plays a pivotal role in our Bay Area Trails Collaborative (BATC), a coalition effort to create a 2,700-mile trail network for the Bay Area, as part of RTC’s TrailNation program. The Trail Development Manager (TD Manager) is tasked with advancing trail projects from concept to design phase, which may include planning and conducting community outreach and engagement; cultivating relationships with local government and stakeholders; providing technical assistance; using GIS to produce maps and conduct analyses; developing educational materials and giving presentations. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives on juggling a variety of tasks, is resourceful and self-directed, and has excellent interpersonal, writing and speaking skills.

Minimum Qualifications: four-year college degree in urban/regional planning, land use management, parks/recreation, active transportation or related field plus 4-5 years related experience. 

Local candidates or candidates with significant work experience in California.

Salary: DOE, plus excellent benefits. Open until filled. Please view the complete job description and application process here: (click on Careers at bottom of page). EOE.

Published on:
July 9, 2018 - 9:30am
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