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May 5, 2017

King County Metro + City of Issaquah – Job Opportunity

Job Posting – Travel Advisor

Steer Davies Gleave has been commissioned to manage an exciting outreach campaign in the City of Issaquah. The Salmon Friendly Trips 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.

Travel Advisor Job Purpose:
We are recruiting a team of Travel Advisors (6 – 8 positions) who will visit residents within the target neighborhoods at their doorsteps over a two/three week period from May 22 to June 9. Travel Advisors will encourage residents to make 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 May 22
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
Willingness 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 40 hours per week / $15 per hour (from approx. May 22 to June 9).
Early evening and weekend work is required. Typical hours are 11:00am – 7:00pm Tuesday to Thursday, 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 to: inmotion@sdgworld.net In the subject line put “TRAVEL ADVISOR”.
No phone calls, please.

Deadline:
Interviews will take place 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.