Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Sub-Consultant

Wheeler Planning is an award-winning pedestrian and bicycle planning firm based in Oakland, CA. Rochelle Wheeler is principal and owner of Wheeler Planning. The firm seeks an experienced Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Sub-Consultant to provide part-time services for the countywide bicycle and pedestrian program of the Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority (ACTIA). This program, supported by sales tax funding authorized by Measure B, seeks to increase bicycling and walking in Alameda County by making these activities safer and more convenient. Wheeler Planning is the prime consultant to ACTIA; the Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Sub-Consultant will report to the prime consultant.

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Sub-Consultant contract is 15-20 hours/week, and the sub-consultant would need to co-locate at ACTIA’s offices in downtown Oakland a minimum of two days per week. The responsibilities of the sub-consultant could be negotiated based on the selected candidate’s experience and interests. Wheeler Planning is available to advise the selected sub-consultant on the fairly simple task of establishing him/her-self as an independent consultant, if needed.

Key Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Payment for Services

This is a sub-consultant position, and does not include benefits. The sub-contract is scoped at about 700 hours for fiscal year 2010-11, or approximately 0.33 FTE. It begins as soon as possible, preferably no later than August 31, 2010. The contract period extends through June 2011, with the potential to be renewed for additional years. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Sub-consultant must have or obtain general liability insurance.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your experience and qualifications for this sub-consultant contract. You may also include a plan or report you wrote, or a link to where this writing sample may be found online. (You should be the sole author, and the document should not have been substantially edited by someone else.) Please apply by mail or e-mail to: Wheeler Planning, P.O. Box 72282, Oakland, CA 94612, or to WheelerPlanning@gmail.com. The sub-consulting position is open until filled.