Responsible for the management and supervision of the transportation services division. This includes review and direction for transportation aspects of private development and master planning efforts.
Supervises staff in the Transportation Services Division of Development Services.
Manages the City’s mobility plan including the periodic review and provides recommendations for changes.
Serves as the City’s primary liaison to various regional transportation boards including the North Central Texas Council of Governments.
Provides technical assistance and information to the Planning Director, consultants, developers, citizens and City staff on matters regarding private development design review, construction and traffic impact studies.
Oversees coordination of transportation planning between multimodal transportation across the City including the various master plans including comprehensive plan, mobility plan, parks master plan, and others. Facilitates cross departmental coordination in these efforts.
Identifies and secures grants to assist the City in transportation planning efforts.
Participates in the design review, construction and inspection of transportation elements of private development projects from initiation to final acceptance.
Recommend transportation systems improvements or projects, based on economic, population, land-use or traffic projections
Manages all phases of assigned private development and special projects.
Works with the Capital Projects Manager and Traffic Signal and ITS Systems Manager to identify capital needs based on development demands and revised zoning.
Approves right of way and design changes for private development projects.
Negotiates, mediates and consults with developers, consultants and contractors concerning private development requirements, pay estimates and change orders.
Provides analytical and developmental recommendations relating to engineering plans, specifications and reports on improvements and new construction for the City.
Assists with the annual operating, capital and other related budget preparation.
Prepares council agenda items for private development or other special projects.
Attends meetings with consultants, developers, contractors and other staff as necessary.
Conducts site inspections for traffic related items as necessary for projects at all phases of construction.
Evaluates and responds to public, inter-departmental and city official inquiries.
Maintains regular and punctual on-site attendance
Maintains a variety of records for the department related to development activities.
Prepares a variety of reports related to departmental activities.
May investigate violations, conduct field inspections; or attend public meetings
Attends a substantial number of evening and weekend meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications / Acceptable Equivalency:
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in planning, transportation planning, urban studies, public administration, geography, environmental studies, marketing, transportation engineering or a closely related field
Three (3) years of professional level transportation planning experience.
One (1) year of supervisory experience.
Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
Skilled in providing customer service
Skilled in problem-solving
Knowledge of basic filing principles
Knowledge of basic bookkeeping practices
Knowledge of urban planning and development and local government policies and procedures
Skilled in reading and interpreting development/construction documents
Skilled in interpreting and applying applicable code requirements and permitting processes
Skilled in gathering and analyzing information and making recommendations based on findings and in support of organizational goals
Skilled in reading and comprehending highly technical or specialized materials
Skilled in reading and interpreting plans, blueprints, schematics, and/or other related development documents
Skilled in applying independent judgment, personal discretion, and resourcefulness in interpreting and applying guidelines
Skilled in operating a computer and related software applications
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a variety of individuals
Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and customers
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification
Professional Transportation Planner (PTP) Certification
Prior experience managing projects related to plats, site plans, zoning changes, code amendments or comprehensive plans
Conditions of Employment:
Must pass a drug test, criminal history background check, and social security number verification check
Must be able to work outside of regular business hours as needed
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements
Physical Requirements: Overall Strength Demands: The italicized word describes the overall strength demands of the functions performed by the incumbent during a typical workday.
Sedentary – lifting no more than 10 pounds
Light – lifting no more than 20 pounds; carry up to 10 pounds
Medium – lifting no more than 50 pounds, carry up to 25 pounds
Heavy – lifting no more than 100 pounds, carry up to 50 pounds
Very Heavy – lifting more than 100 pounds, carry more than 50 pounds
Physical Demand Codes: The following describes if the incumbent is expected to exert the following physical demands during a typical workday and the overall frequency.
Codes for “how often”: E = extensive (100-70%) M = moderate (60-30%) I = infrequent (20-10%) A = almost never (<10%)
Overhead Work: A
Fine Dexterity: I
Video Display: E
Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: The essential functions of this position require the use of a computer, various software applications, phone, measuring instruments, level, ladder, testing devices and the occasional operation of a motor vehicle.
Environmental Factors: The essential functions of this position are normally performed in an office environment.
This job description is not an employment agreement, contract agreement, or contract. Management has exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
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