This is a highly responsible professional, technical,
and managerial work in administering the city transportation system.
in this class, under administrative direction, is responsible for organizing
and managing the operation and implementation of the city’s transportation
vision including the planning, design, and construction supervision of city
streets, administration of the street lighting system, and conducting a variety
of traffic engineering studies. The
employee is responsible for researching, evaluating, coordinating, and
resolving transportation issues within the city and for coordinating land-use,
transportation models involving mobility, livability, accessibility,
sustainability, and procurement of funding for the planning, design and
construction of transportation projects.
Work is of unusual difficulty requiring the exercise of extensive initiative
and independent judgement in planning and developing programs and capital
projects and establishing service levels that meet current and future city
transportation needs. Work is reviewed
through conferences, reports submitted, and results achieved. Appointed position; employee serves at the
pleasure of the Mayor.
transportation programs, including traffic planning and traffic control
computer system development; develops proposals for transportation programs and
capital projects to meet current and future needs; works with and monitors
consultants on transportation projects.
traffic analysis for development/redevelopment projects submitted to Planning
and Development, Barrio Latino Commission and the Architectural Review
Commission for approval, provides reports and presentations to City Council.
plans for improvements including intersection realignments, removal, or
addition of parking, extension of city streets, street widening, and one-way
street operation; manages program of traffic studies to: measure utilization of streets in relation to
design capacity, evaluate the need for addition of traffic signs and signals,
determine if neighborhood speed control measures should be implemented, assess
vehicular and pedestrian accident causes, and develop traffic statistics for
use in traffic planning.
manages a variety of transportation projects that are responsive to the
requirements of land use and urban design objectives for the community;
presents projects to promote public understanding of policies and programs via
media interviews, including on-camera and newspaper articles; coordinates
various traffic-engineering activities directly with neighborhood residents to
establish and promote cooperative city-resident relationships.
program for the design of traffic signal installations.
street lighting program in association with the electric utility; conducts
reviews to determine need for additional or upgraded street lighting.
permits for private construction and maintenance activities in the
right-of-way, special events that are to be held in whole or part in city
streets, and utility construction and maintenance activities.
funding for transportation construction projects by seeking grant opportunities
and preparing grant applications from various federal, state and county
directs and controls assigned staff; schedules workloads; resolves conflicts;
participates in the selection and evaluation of employees; provides training;
administers disciplinary action as required.
reports and correspondence; manages unit budget and work processes.
related work as required.
knowledge of: modern principles and practices of traffic engineering;
materials and equipment utilized in traffic engineering operations; federal,
state and local laws, rules and regulations relating to administering a
Extensive knowledge of: modern management practices and procedures;
modern developments, current literature, and sources of information relating to
transportation and traffic engineering; Urban Traffic Control Signal Systems
(UTCS) and Uniform Traffic Control Devices Manual.
Ability to: plan, assign, direct and coordinate the work
of professional, technical, para-professional, and clerical employees in a
manner that promotes full performance; write and speak clearly and succinctly
in a variety of communication settings; establish and maintain effective
working relationships with city officials, directors, managers, consultants,
contractors, and the general public; set clear objectives and measures and
monitor process, progress, and results; be a creative problem solver; initiate
and implement new and innovative programs.
During periods when the Mayor issues an
emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to
work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated