Seattle & King County’s Violence & Injury Prevention Unit is Hiring – APPLY TODAY!

Seattle & King County’s Violence & Injury Prevention Unit is Hiring – APPLY TODAY!

By: Christen Bourgeois Date: June 27th, 2022

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Seattle & King County’s Violence & Injury Prevention Unit (VIP), within the Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention (CDIP) Section of Public Health, is seeking a full-time, Term Limited Temporary (TLT) Project Program Manager III (Unintentional Injury Prevention & Traffic Safety Target Zero Co-Manager) to join their team!

This position works within a small but highly visible unit & includes university students. The position reports to the Violence & Injury Prevention (VIP) Program Manager IV (PPM IV) within the Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention Section. Within the Violence & Injury Prevention (VIP) Unit, this position is primarily responsible for traffic safety support & leadership in program planning, development, coordination, management, communication, & analysis activities. This position will also include supporting some of the VIP Unit’s work on water safety & other projects involving the VIP Unit & will Co-lead along with the City of Kent Target Zero Manager (TZM) to support the King County Target Zero Traffic Safety Task Force (KCTZTSTF) under the direction of the Project Director-PPM IV as part of the Statewide Target Zero Traffic Safety Task Forces system largely funded by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC).

This position will support the goals of the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, along with the King County Target Zero Traffic Safety Task Force, Public Health-Seattle & King County (including the VIP work in local state and national water safety efforts and other injury prevention work as needed):

  • Expand & lead the number of organizations & individuals within the region focusing resources and expertise on traffic safety & leverage those resources to implement strategic plans designed to reduce traffic crashes.
  • Develop community assessments to help identify the most important partners & traffic safety issues in the region & use them to develop community traffic safety plans to improve the region’s traffic safety culture.
  • Conduct outreach & expand relationships to enhance the positive proactive traffic safety culture within the region.
  • Ensure that the Task Force is knowledgeable of all grant resources (federal, state & private) available to it & coordinate grant funded projects to achieve Task Force goals & objectives.
  • Assist in leading in the equity review processes & other key work with the KCTZTSTF newly developed steering committee, engineering committee, curriculum development committee & law enforcement committee.
  • Conduct policy reviews at the federal, state & local levels related to unintentional injury prevention such as traffic & water safety & other needs.
  • Assist the Statewide Drowning Prevention Network’s work on drowning prevention including education development, policy work & data gathering & usage.

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