City of Tucson


$28.21-$56.13 Hourly / $58,676.80-$116,750.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 817

General Description

Manages and coordinates transportation planning programs and projects by supervising personnel and directing the operation of the Transportation planning section.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Individuals within this position require the ability to manage and monitor work performances by directing subordinate supervisors, additionally they must be able research/compile data. The position reports to Transportation Planning Administrator and is an exempt position.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

Supervise the planning, Neighborhood Resources and Bike & Pedestrian section personnel by planning and assigning work and projects, counselling and assisting employees, approving training opportunities, providing training and resolving issues

Manages projects by meeting with related parties, identifying the needs and problems of the project, and determining timelines

Prepare cost estimates

Prepares and reviews plans and specifications

Discuss project parameters, resolve conflicts and clarifies reviews

Conducts project reviews and ensures compliance with codes and policies  

Performs related duties as assigned or requested.   


Skill in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience

Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

Skill in active learning by understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision

Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related  information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

Knowledge of program planning and implementation

Knowledge of project control and cost estimating techniques

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: At least three (3) of the five (5) years in a lead or supervisory capacity in government planning or related functional area.  

"Lead" is defined as having leading at least one (1) full-time employee.

"Supervisory" is defined as having supervise at least one (1) full-time employee.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE EQUIVALENCY: Or any combination of knowledge, skills and abilities that demonstrate the ability to perform the functions of the position

Environment/Working Conditions

Incumbent will be experience frequent office noises, and well as occasional exposure to outside elements on way to various work meetings/job locations.

Other Information

Department(s): Transportation

FLSA Status: Exempt    

Occupational Group Code: 18

Occupational Group Description: Professional

EEO Job Category Code: B E

EO Job Category Description: Professional

Organizational Level: Superintendent/Manager

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Rep

Driving Requirements

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and unrestricted D-Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive (driving requirement):  No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2759; EST: 2/13/2020; REV: 2/13/2020;