Recruitment #1805-2790-001



The Transportation Department is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to manage the Regional Pavement Management Program administered by the City of Tucson - Department of Transportation and in conjunction with Pima Association of Governments (PAG).  This individual will supervise three individuals as well as plan, prioritize and accomplish pavement management duties in eight jurisdictions as required.

To remain eligible, you must maintain your permanent or probationary Civil Service employment status through the actual date of transfer. If you are not a current permanent or probationary Civil Service employee at the date of transfer, you will not be eligible for this position. Non-permanent or appointed employees are not eligible.

General Description

Coordinates transportation programs and projects. 

Coordinates plans and policies with commissions and agencies for construction-related projects to comply with regulations, contracts, and statutory requirements.

Essential Functions

Coordinates a program within the department and uses independent judgment for the following:  

Supervises and coordinates the equivalent of two or more fulltime employees and all assigned work in a unit ensuring timely and quality activities to respond to the needs of the City, community, department, and unit.  

Plans, prioritizes and accomplishes pavement management duties to meet the needs of Pima Association of Governments' regional stakeholders.

Prepares and monitors the section's budget by reviewing and analyzing historical data and determining future needs to develop the budget.

Collects, analyzes, and reports roadway profilemetry data utilizing an Automatic Roadway Analyzer vehicle to meet federal Highway Performance Monitoring System requirements.

Performs inventory and inspections of roadway assets; tracks and monitors construction projects

Generating data and reports, builds databases and spreadsheets, writes and reviews legal documents

Assists with the implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures.  

Manages, coordinates, and determines priorities of work load, monitoring levels of resources, establishing time lines, assigning work, monitoring progress, recommending changes and suggestions, writing, reviewing and editing reports prepared by staff, and approving completed projects and reports.  

Implements controls for appropriate unit staffing and effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and hiring of employees, making recommendations on employee discipline, and other human resources issues, evaluating and managing employee performance, discussing and identifying personnel issues and facilitating resolutions, promoting positive morale in the unit, ensuring staff is trained appropriately for maximum performance, and providing leadership and guidance.  

Contributes to the needs of the community and City by implementing and causing others to implement the organization's values and strategies by leading through example, competency, and accountabilities.  

Ensures that unit work conforms to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.  

Manages the section by setting priorities, maintaining workflow and schedules, resolving problems, developing and implementing procedures to support transportation work projects (such as traffic and neighborhood management, other improvements or property ownership), preparing the budget, and training any assigned personnel.  

Oversees programs and projects by ensuring that strategies, policies and goals are implemented, developing and implementing corrective actions as necessary, interacting with consultants and community representatives to accomplish the work, monitoring cost amounts, reviewing and abiding by bids and contracts, and coordinating and resolving problems in accordance with Department of Transportation and other standards.   

Persuades others in person and in writing toward project completion.  

Conducts media interviews, citizen information, and other presentations as necessary

Responds to complex questions and issues, attends training courses, writes and reads reports, disseminates pertinent information, and provides support to personnel.   

Refers problems appropriate personnel for resolution.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years in managing and coordinating transportation programs and projects

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in Engineering, Public Administration, or closely related field

2+ years of supervisory experience

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, relational databases (SQL), and ESRI Maps and ArcGIS software

Selection Plan

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in an Oral Board interview.

  • Oral Board Interviews will be held on one of the following days:  June 27th, 28th or 29th.

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on an Eligibility List.  An applicant's ranking on the list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:

  • 10% of your rating for education and work experience
  • 90% of your oral board interview

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Sandra Zurbrick at (520) 837-6803 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

The list may be used by any City department with an approved vacancy to fill in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months after their names are provided to the hiring authorities. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.


This position requires a satisfactory Criminal Background Check and Motor Vehicle History  Report.  Reference checks may also be conducted prior to an offer of employment.  Employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing any of the above requirements

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: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


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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.