Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,600/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.
Internal Number: 45026
ABOUT THIS POSITION
Join our progressive leadership team and be a key player in the United States' 5th largest city. The Street Transportation Department is an innovative and creative industry leader. The Department operates and maintains the City's nearly 5,000 miles of existing streets and managing the planning, design, and construction of new streets, including multi-modal infrastructure. Department resources include a staff of over 600 dedicated full-time employees, an annual operating budget of $109 million, and a five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) of $860 million. The Department is comprised of four divisions: Management Services, Programming and Project Delivery, Street Maintenance, and Traffic Services.
In general, the Deputy Street Transportation Director position is responsible for organizing, planning, directing, and managing the activities of an assigned division by meeting performance objectives; managing complex programs and projects with staff; preparing and making presentations at various meetings; and serving on committees and interdepartmental groups. The position reports directly to the Street Transportation Director or to the Assistant Street Transportation Director. Supervision is exercised over professional, supervisory, technical, and field staff. Frequent consultation and coordination with Street Transportation management staff, City Manager's Office, City Council staff, citizens, and other agencies and jurisdictions regarding policy proposals and solving complex problems is common.
As Deputy Street Transportation Director, the position will evaluate technical information and provide valid recommendations to complex issues; develop and manage division budgets; evaluate for operational efficiency and innovation; and be responsible for the implementation of city and department policies. A Deputy Street Transportation Director must possess excellent communication skills, the ability to build relationships of trust with stakeholders, and be committed to continuous improvement, collaborative teamwork, and excellent customer service.
Our MISSION is to provide for the safe, efficient, and convenient movement of people and goods with the City and support citywide infrastructure projects to improve the quality of life in Phoenix. Further, our VISION is to provide a safe and sustainable transportation network and deliver infrastructure services through a forward thinking and dedicated workforce to address the changing needs of the city.
In order to fulfill our Mission and to pursue our Vision, having creative and engaged leaders is critical. Our leaders are passionate about our Mission, and a strong commitment to pursuing Innovation and continuous improvement in our daily business, understanding and seeking Community Engagement in delivering our projects and services, and leveraging strong private and public sector Partnerships to achieve better results.
This recruitment is specifically for the Deputy Street Transportation Director over the Traffic Services Division. The Deputy Street Transportation Director for the Traffic Services Division exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment and reports directly to the Assistant Street Transportation Director. Supervision is exercised over professional, supervisory, technical, and field staff.
This position will lead the Traffic Services Division and work with city departments, unions, outside agencies, vendors, residents, and businesses to ensure the highest levels of customer service and efficient operations. The Traffic Services Division is responsible for ensuring the safe movement of all roadway users including vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians. Primary responsibilities include requests for new/replacement of street signs, new/repair of traffic signals/left-turn arrows, new/repair of streetlights, traffic and school safety issues, removal of visibility obstructions, parking issues, neighborhood cut-through traffic, and permits to use right-of-way for construction or special events.
Up to $131,976.00 annually. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. $3,600/annual car allowance and $1,440/annual cell phone allowance.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days.
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The City of Phoenix has paused plans to implement a federal mandate requiring all city employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This decision comes after a series of legal challenges and a ruling from a federal judge which temporarily halts the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide. If the requirement is reinstated, the City of Phoenix may require new hires to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status as a condition of employment. After a conditional offer has been extended, candidates may request a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs.
The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
This position does not require a Professional Engineering License but any other professional certifications that pertain to public works administration in a municipal government environment is encouraged to provide for consideration.
Additional education such as master degrees in business or public administration is encouraged.
Experience supervising a multi-disciplinary team.
Experience managing large operating and CIP budgets with multiple funding sources, including determining funding mechanisms to meet program needs.
Experience in a large, diverse public sector agency.
Recruitment closes May 23, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
This is a position-based recruitment and generates a one time use only list. Once interviews are conducted and candidates are selected, this job posting will be considered closed and candidates will no longer be in consideration for the position applied for. This posting will not result in any ongoing eligibility list.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
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