Manager, Trail Development Western Region, Oakland, CA

  • Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • May 18, 2018
Full time Advocacy and Policy Communication - Public Outreach Outdoor Recreation - Guides- Trails - Wilderness

Job Description

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a national nonprofit trails organization, seeks a Trail Development Manager for the Western Regional Office (in Oakland) to support our work creating trail networks that connect people to where they live, work and play. This position plays a pivotal role in our Bay Area Trails Collaborative (BATC), a coalition effort to create a 2,700-mile trail network for the Bay Area, as part of RTC’s TrailNation program. The Trail Development Manager (TD Manager) is tasked with advancing trail projects from concept to design phase, which may include planning and conducting community outreach and engagement; cultivating relationships with local government and stakeholders; providing technical assistance; using GIS to produce maps and conduct analyses; developing educational materials and giving presentations. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives on juggling a variety of tasks, is resourceful and self-directed, and has excellent interpersonal, writing and speaking skills. Minimum Qualifications: four-year college degree in urban/regional planning, land use management, parks/recreation, active transportation or related field plus 4-5 years related experience.  Salary: DOE, plus excellent benefits. Open until filled. Please view the complete job description and application process here: (click on Careers at bottom of page). Full job announcement will be posted by Monday, May 21, 2018. EOE.

Job Level



Nonprofit- NGO


High 60s to low 70s