The role of the Engineering & Transportation Director is to oversee two major areas of the City – Engineering and Transportation. The Engineering & Transportation Director is responsible for the management of the following divisions/sections/programs: CIP Design, CIP Construction, Engineering Services, Right-of-Way/Utilities; Energy Programs, Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Maintenance, Transit Maintenance & Operations, and Streetcar. This position determines departmental policies; plans long term programs; manages the department’s budget and handles complex administrative duties. In addition, the Engineering & Transportation Director develops and promotes a solid relationship with the general public; City Council; City Manager; Deputy City Manager, boards and commissions; various employee groups; other City departments; and other government entities.
This position requires eight years of combined management / administrative experience in one or more of the following areas: Engineering; Traffic; Transportation; Municipal Operations Management.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business management, public administration, engineering, or degree related to the core functions of this position. A Master’s degree is preferred.