This position is a Grade 420 with an annual salary between $124,950-$187,425 effective 7/1/2024.
The City of Glendale offers a generous benefits package with competitive rates that become effective the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment. Visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/glendaleaz for additional details.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 2024-03531
The City of Glendale's Transportation Department works to ensure safe and efficient circulation of vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, to minimize pollutant air emissions, and to promote economic development throughout the City. The Deputy Director of Transportation provides highly complex assistance to the Transportation Director in the management of the Transportation Department by planning, organizing, and supervising the activities and staff of several Transportation operations, and a wide variety of day-to-day functions within the department. The ideal candidate for the role will have a Bachelor's Degree in Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a related field and five years of relevant work experience including three years of management experience.
Assists the Transportation Director in planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing the staff and activities of the Transportation divisions that include, but are not limited to: Transportation Planning; Transit; Streets; Right of Way; Graffiti; Airport; Traffic Signals; Signs and Markings; Barricades; Intelligent Transportation Systems; and Traffic Mitigation.
Supervises and provides direct oversight to selected divisions of the department.
Assists the Transportation Director in establishing long and short-term goals and sets priorities for assigned areas by reviewing and analyzing information, reports, and statistics on department operations.
Reviews and manages the work of staff to ensure conformance with established procedures and standards.
Studies technical materials and assists in the preparation and presentation of oral and written reports for management review.
Writes, reviews, and manages Intergovernmental Agreements, such as for street/ROW maintenance and Transportation Infrastructure Enhancement projects with entities such as Maricopa County Department of Transportation and Arizona Department of Transportation.
Develops regional, citywide, and area-specific policy recommendations for management and City Council consideration, such as the Transportation Plan, Design and Development standards, Airport Master Plan, and Transportation Capital Improvement Plan.
Represents the City on various county and state committees and works as a liaison with other valley cities.
Keeps the Transportation Director informed on local and regional transportation matters.
Management and budget oversight including Highway User Revenue Fund (HURF) and Transportation Sales Tax Revenue Fund programs and projects.
Makes oral and written presentations to the City Council and appointed committees and provides technical assistance to these groups.
Responds to and interprets Transportation Department services and policies to City officials, media representatives, community groups, and citizens.
Assists the Transportation Director in overseeing budget preparation, projecting annual operating costs, presenting justification for budget requests, and monitoring budget expenditures for operational efficiency.
Monitors legislation and develops policies and programs to ensure compliance with federal, state, county, and local laws and regulations.
Ensures Glendale is represented on regional committees through various organizations such as the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), the Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA), Valley Metro, Valley Metro Rail, etc.
Reviews and approves contracts and agreements for professional services.
At the department level, reviews and approves major programs and projects, resolving scheduling, resource conflicts, engineering and construction issues.
Participates in major departmental personnel actions.
May act as Transportation Director in his or her absence.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
This position will be open until filled; applicants will be reviewed as they are received. You are encouraged to apply early.
Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements/Success Factors Bachelor's Degree in Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related field and five years of relevant work experience including three years of management experience. A Master's degree is preferred.
Theory, principles, and practices of traffic engineering, planning, modeling, and operations research and statistical methods and procedures applied to transportation planning.
Federal, state, and local guidelines and regulations related to transportation programs.
Strategic planning and change management.
Contract negotiations and subsequent monitoring of contracts.
Negotiation, conflict management, and consensus-building techniques.
Municipal government, budget development, and administration.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Effectively plan, organize, and manage the work of others.
Represent the City of Glendale on various county and state committees.
Develop and implement strategic plans at the operational and department-wide levels.
Identify performance measures, monitor performance, and progress toward achieving strategic and operational goals.
Organize and conduct surveys or research, analyze findings, prepare recommendations, and present written and oral reports.
Review and investigate citizen requests for street, airport, transit, pedestrian, and bicycle improvements.
Assign projects, establish individual project scopes, schedules, and performance expectations; monitor progress, and evaluate project and staff performance results.
Conduct neighborhood meetings with the general public on Transportation planning, Streets, Airport, and Transit matters and be viewed by the public as an expert in these areas.
Plan, organize, and manage multiple projects.
Interpret regulations, policies, and guidelines of the City of Glendale and other government agencies.
Identify and respond to community needs, elected officials, and City management issues.
Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.
The City of Glendale's Transportation Department works to ensure safe and efficient circulation of vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic, to minimize pollutant air emissions and to promote economic development throughout the City. Visit glendaleaz.com to learn more about the great City of Glendale, Arizona.