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Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments - Safe Route to School Coordinator

Posted: 8/5/2022
Salary: $26.44 - $36.08 per hour + Benefits.
Location: Salem, OR

Safe Route to School Coordinator – Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments.

SALARY: $26.44 - $36.08 per hour + Benefits. T

he Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program is a federally funded program that is designed to encourage school children to walk, scooter, skateboard and/or bike to school safely. Ideal candidate will be an individual that is energetic; enjoys teaching children; can organize a program, manage a budget, and supervise a program assistant; and can interact successfully with the community, school staff and public agency staff.


  • Creates an annual work plan of events.
  • Coordinates and implements pedestrian and bicycle safety education classes
  • Organizes and implements encouragement events and activities
  • Works with school staff and volunteers on SRTS curriculum and encouragement activities.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with School District staff in branding, design and distribution of materials
  • Develops “suggested route to school” maps.
  • Coordinates with city transportation engineers, planners, and school officials on identifying infrastructure needs to make walking and biking routes as safe as possible.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; OR two years of experience in program coordinator in SRTS, transportation planning or related field; OR any satisfactory combination of education and experience which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. A valid driver license is required.

DESIREABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with bilingual students and families. Bilingual in English and Spanish is highly desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must successfully pass a fingerprint criminal history background check administered by Salem Keizer Public Schools.

How to apply:

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