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DCCCA Inc. Traffic Safety Specialist Northeast Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas

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Traffic Safety Specialist Northeast Kansas

Full-Time Traffic Safety Specialist

Northeast Kansas (Wyandotte, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami & Douglas)

The Traffic Safety Specialist cooperates with NHTSA, KDOT and other statewide partners to promote traffic safety programs in the state of Kansas. The Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Office (KTSRO) is a collaboration between the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Traffic Safety Section and DCCCA whose mission is to provide public information and education to protect Kansans from avoidable injury or death on Kansas roadways.

Position Overview:

+ Schedules, plans, markets and leads educational and training events for traffic safety education and other traffic safety programs as assigned

+ Promotes KDOT & NHTSA messaging initiatives

+ Provides content for monthly electronic newsletters and provides and updates information for the KTSRO website

+ Identifies at-risk populations and works to increase their compliance with state traffic safety laws

+ Assists with child passenger safety education and programs

+ Provides technical assistance to special interest groups

+ Distributes educational materials and provides statistics to the public/media representatives as requested

Requirements Include:

+ Requires a bachelor's degree in a related-field; equivalent experience will be considered

+ Must be experienced in community organization/facilitation and able to interact with diverse groups

+ Requires a minimum of one year of related experience in community-based training or with a not for profit organization

+ Valid driver's license with a good driving record

+ Must pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening