$34.81-$63.30 Hourly / $72,404.80-$131,664.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 819
Assists the Director in planning, organizing, and coordinating all programs, functions and activities of the Transportation Department to fulfill transportation, planning, street maintenance, engineering, real estate, traffic maintenance, and transit service requirements of the City.
Assists the Director by providing leadership on an organization-wide and community basis to ensure that public services are provided in alignment with the City's strategic objectives.
This includes evaluating personnel and program performance and preparing and administering the Department Budget.
Assists the director in planning, implementing, directing and managing of all functions and resources of the department to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.
Acts in the director's absence by attending meetings, making decisions, and providing department leadership.
Assists the director with implementing the department vision and assists in leading the department for maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other human resources actions.
Develops and administers the department budget with staff assistance.
Implements and evaluates staff department policies, projects and programs.
Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities and communicates information to the director.
Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies, and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues facing our community and to respond as a representative of the City.
Champions the values of the organization through example and accountabilities.
Ensures that department operations conform with local, state and federal governmental regulations, worker safety and other applicable rules and requirements.
Facilitates solutions to complex problems facing the department.
Maintains professional knowledge through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional organizations.
Confers with and advises division administrators on problems relating to the design and construction of streets, public works structures and buildings, transportation activities and Department budget, engineering, transit, and real estate.
Serves as liaison for the Department of Transportation and the local media; attends meetings of professional societies and speaks before professional and civic organizations on varied phases of transportation programs and projects.
Conducts and supervises special research and development projects.
Acts as the Superintendent of Streets as required by City Charter and State law.
Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years in the administration of transportation programs and services
FLSA Status: Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 19
Occupational Group Description: Transportation
EEO Job Category Code: A
EEO Job Category Description: Officials and Administrators
Organizational Level: Deputy/Assistant Director
Bargaining Unit: No Representation
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Incidental
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: No