The City of Phoenix seeks a highly skilled, large public agency engineering professional who possesses strong leadership experience, excellent communication skills, and the ability to build relationships of trust with stakeholders. The Assistant Street Transportation Director assists the Street Transportation Director in managing a department of 600 employees, directs and reviews the work of assigned departmental divisions/sections, and manages special City projects as requested by the Director and City Manager. Responsibilities include performing a major role as the traffic expert in the department. In this role the incumbent manages two of the five divisions and may change assignments on a rotating basis; Traffic Services, Street Maintenance, Design & Construction Management, Management Services and/or Transportation Planning & Programming. This is an executive-level position who supervises management, technical, professional, and support staff. The Assistant Director works with a broad spectrum of individuals and groups, including elected officials, City administrators, community leaders, labor groups, and customers.
First review of applications will occur the week of May 21, 2018. Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.
$85,197 - $144,851 annually. Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications
Comprehensive benefits package includes: 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days, free bus/light rail pass, traditional pension and 457/401 plans, tuition reimbursement upon hire, choice of Blue Cross/Blue Shield or Cigna HMO, PPO. For more details, visit: https://www.phoenix.gov/hrsite/Benefit%20Category/010.pdf
Five years of administrative and management experience in the practice of civil engineering, traffic engineering, street maintenance or public works administration.
Two years managing a major functional area within the street transportation field.
A bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a closely related field.
Registration as a professional engineer (Arizona registration is required by the end of the twelve months of employment).
An equivalent combination of relevant experience and education may be considered.
In general, City of Phoenix residency is required with 24 months after the date of hire for newly hired executives, however, exceptions apply for current employees. For more details, visit: https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/who-apply/residency.
Only the highest qualified will be posted to the eligible to hire list.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Includes the job requirements listed above, plus:
Large, urban agency management experience with particular strength in traffic and street maintenance related areas.
Managers who are strong facilitators capable of synthesizing a wide variety of viewpoints into cost effective and practical proposals. They must demonstrate a willingness to seek reasonable compromises which benefit the organization.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.
YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
City of Phoenix is an equal opportunity employer; our employees demonstrate superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity.
AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni who meet the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 27075
About City of Phoenix
Phoenix is Arizona’s capital and the sixth largest city in the United States. Long recognized internationally as one of the fastest-growing and most desirable places to live, the population
of Phoenix has doubled in the last thirty years. The Phoenix metropolitan area, known as the Valley of the Sun, is a very diverse community that is home to 25 incorporated cities and towns with a total population in excess of 4.2 million.