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Job: Pedestrian Safety Education – BTA

Posted by on February 12th, 2007 at 2:30 pm

Bicycle Transportation Alliance
(Applications due February 23 at 5pm.)

Pedestrian Safety Education (PSE) Program Instructor, Portland-Metro Region

The Pedestrian Safety Education Program Instructor will work with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) to instruct an in-school program with 2nd and 3rd grade students in Portland elementary schools. The Pedestrian Safety Education Program teaches kids about intersections and how to safely walk on urban streets. The instructor will coordinate with the Alliance for Community Traffic Safety in Oregon (ACTS Oregon) and the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition (WPC) for training and curriculum development. Some training in BTA’s Bicycle Safety Education programs will be provided.

Job Duties

* Teach the Pedestrian Safety Education program to groups of 25-35 students, ages 7-9
* Document and compile work experiences
* Assist with curriculum development
* Assist with BTA’s Bicycle Safety Education programs


A highly qualified Pedestrian Safety Instructor will:

* Have experience and enjoy working with kids
* Have experience running education programs
* Be an experienced cyclist
* Be active, enthusiastic and responsible so to safely and effectively run a program from start to finish

Time Requirements

Dates: BTA is seeking to hire a Program Coordinator to attend an instructors’ training from March 9th through March 11th. Steady spring work will begin the first week of April. Applications will be accepted through February 23rd. BTA is looking to hire someone who will also be available to teach from September through November, to coincide with the autumn teaching season.

Hours: This position is seasonal, averaging about 30 hours per week in the spring and fall teaching seasons. The position requires the ability to work during school hours from Monday through Friday. The Pedestrian Safety Instructor will be fairly inactive in the summer and winter months.

$14/hr. (Seasonal employee without benefits)
How to Apply

Mail or fax the following:
BTA application (editable .DOC or PDF)
Supplmentary questions (editable .DOC)

Bicycle Transportation Alliance
Attn: Anna Scalera
PO Box 9072
Portland, Oregon 97207

Fax: 503-226-0498

For questions, call or e-mail Anna Scalera at
503-226-0676 ext19

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