What sets UrbanTrans apart is our people. To fuel our innovation and reputation we are continuously improving company culture by building a team of the best and brightest in their respective field(s).

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Below you will find a list of our currently open positions.  If you don’t see a position for you, but are still interested in joining the UrbanTrans team please contact a local office representative.

Open Positions

Senior Program Specialist, Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Reports to: Lead/Manager/Director

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience

Position Type: Full-time

Job Overview:

UrbanTrans manages various transportation programs throughout North America. The successful senior program specialist candidate will work on company-wide programs with a focus on Atlanta-specific projects, including serving in a Program Manager role for a key Transportation Management Association in Atlanta. As a consulting firm, our open position is the perfect fit for a self-motivated, problem solver that enjoys leading organizations, consulting on a variety of projects and developing and implementing great strategies founded in behavior change amongst a diverse and rewarding client-base.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading a Transportation Management Association in a highly visible key activity center in Atlanta
  • Showcasing advanced knowledge of principles and strategies that create measurable transportation behavior change including:
    • Transportation Demand Management
    • Human/social behavior change
    • Organizational development
  • Developing, overseeing and delivering innovative, in-depth pilot projects with key audiences including workplaces, commuters, and residents
  • Recruiting and building productive relationships with employers, ranging from C-suite executives to Human Resource or other managers. Leading employer recruitment tasks to engage new workplaces and nurturing relationships that support great workplace transportation programs
  • Leading, planning and when necessary staffing outreach events such as transportation fairs, expos, tabling, lunch and learns, for a variety of client types
  • Leading data collection and managements tasks required to inform program measurement and evaluation, with a strong data-led approach to decision making
  • Leading the day to day program delivery for full-service TDM programs, including:
    • Resource and time management of project scope
    • Leading and delegating tasks amongst a project team while ensuring quality control
    • Managing, trouble-shooting, and pivoting strategy implementation
    • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders such as employer partners, funders, and transportation agencies/service providers.
    • Reviewing program metrics to identify progress towards goals
    • Assistance with program/campaign development and responsible for implementation
    • Prepare and facilitate client /funder meetings, presentations, and reports
    • Effective communication amongst multiple audiences, from individuals to executives
    • Conduct all aspects of workplace commuter program delivery (site evaluations, employee surveys, etc)
    • Managing communication strategies and working with team members to ensure quality control and assurance of all messages and outputs
  • Managing and supervising direct-reports
  • Tracking and leading area business development opportunities, RFPs, RFQs and other relevant activities.
  • Communicating a high-level knowledge of regional transportation policies to clients and other stakeholders
  • Providing direct support to the department manager(s)/director(s) as well as the wider company management team

Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – in a related field
  • Four (4) or more years of full-time professional experience, related to TDM, program management, communications, social marketing, behavior change, public relations, and/or community outreach.
  • Experience and understanding in travel behavior change programs and TDM program management.
  • Project management, including budgeting
  • Organizational development experience
  • An advanced degree in Marketing, Economics, Social Marketing, Psychology, Geography, Urban Planning and/or Business Management is highly desirable.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills to work closely with various audiences.
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office and CRM tools.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, presentation and public speaking skills, customer service skills, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Must be able to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to engage professionally with executive level contacts and clients.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of sustainable transportation industry is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of behavior change concepts and approaches is desirable
  • The successful candidate must also possess an entrepreneurial spirit with a strong aptitude for business development.

Our expertise can carry us all over the country and sometimes the world. Some travelling is required for this position.


Other Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
  • Ability to lift, carry and transport 25+ lbs when needed

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to Kevin Luten at by no later than August 15, 2017.

Mandatory: Provide a cover letter that explain show you see your skills being applied to the job overview and overall mission of UrbanTrans.

We appreciate all applicants; however, only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.