City of Tampa

Smart Mobility Manager (#427750) MG

$48.38-$75.82 Hourly / $8,385.87-$13,142.13 Monthly / $100,630.40-$157,705.60 Yearly


This is a highly responsible professional, technical, and managerial work in administering the city transportation system.

Nature Of Work

The employee 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.

Examples of Duties

Directs 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.
Coordinates 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.
Prepares 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.
Develops and 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.
Supervises program for the design of traffic signal installations.
Administers street lighting program in association with the electric utility; conducts reviews to determine need for additional or upgraded street lighting.
Processes 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.
Obtains funding for transportation construction projects by seeking grant opportunities and preparing grant applications from various federal, state and county agencies.
Plans, directs and controls assigned staff; schedules workloads; resolves conflicts; participates in the selection and evaluation of employees; provides training; administers disciplinary action as required.
Prepares reports and correspondence; manages unit budget and work processes.
Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Comprehensive 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 transportation program.
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.

Licenses or Certifications

Registration as a professional engineer in the State of Florida is desirable.


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 emergency.

CLASS: 427750;