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Puyallup In Motion Travel Advisor

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Steer Davies Gleave Puallup, WA
United States

Job Posting- Puyallup In Motion Travel Advisor

Steer Davies Gleave has been commissioned by Pierce County to manage an exciting Puyallup In Motion Travel Conversation Campaign. The project’s intent is to engage with the public and encourage people to travel in a more sustainable way, by offering tailored advice and information to help people plan and make their trips by walking, taking the bus, and biking where possible. The focus will be on encouraging healthy and active travel choices when making local trips and commuting.

Travel Advisor Job Purpose:

We are recruiting a team of Travel Advisors (6-8 positions) who will visit residents at their doorsteps over an eight week period in downtown Puyallup. Travel Advisors will be part of a skilled team who will be engaging with the public and encouraging people to travel in a more sustainable way, by offering tailored advice and information to help people who live in the targeted neighborhoods plan and make their trips by walking, taking the bus, carpooling and biking. The focus will be on encouraging healthy and active travel choices when making local trips and commuting.

Position Responsibilities:

• Undertake one on one conversations with individuals about local travel habits
• Keep accurate records of household details and conversation outcomes on paper
• Attend paid Travel Advisor training the week of August 15
• Assist with other work as required by the Team Leader and Project Manager

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:
• A friendly and approachable manner, and excellent verbal communication skills, including excellent listening skills
• Are happy to work outdoors and be mobile and active throughout the working day
• Good organization skills and excellent time management
• Knowledge of the local area
• Ability to work as part of a team and under your own initiative
• A flexible approach to working hours and tasks

Hours: Up to 35 hours per week /$15 per hour (from approx. Aug. 15 to Oct. 15)

Early evening and weekend work is required. Typical hours are 11:00am – 7:00pm Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10:00am – 6:00pm Fridays and Saturdays.
Part time positions are available.

Details for applying:

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume.

By email:

[email protected] in the subject line put “TRAVEL ADVISOR”.

No phone calls, please.

Deadline:

Interviews will take place Aug. 8, and as applications are received until positions are filled.

Background on Steer Davies Gleave:

One of the world’s leading independent transportation consulting firms, Steer Davies Gleave is focused on the planning and development of transportation programs that encourage the use of sustainable alternatives and reduce drive alone trips and vehicle miles travelled (VMT).

Headquartered in London, with offices in Los Angeles, Boston, New York, Vancouver, and Toronto in North America, SDG brings our original European experience supplemented by a global and a local perspective. SDG has built a comprehensive portfolio working in the US and further details about us can be found on our website at www.na.steerdaviesgleave.com.

Steer Davies Gleave is an equal opportunities employer.

Location

Steer Davies Gleave Puallup, WA
United States