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Organization:  City of Brighton
Job Category:  Transportation
Fleet Services
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Colorado (CO)
City:  Brighton
Salary and Benefits:  $70,802.28 DOQ (Exempt)

POSITION: Asst. Director Streets & Fleet
SALARY: $70,802.28 DOQ (Exempt)
DEPARTMENT: Streets & Fleet Dept.
CLOSES: August 30, 2013 5:00 p.m.

Under general direction assists the Streets and Fleet Director in the operation of the Streets and Fleet Department; supervises, directs and plans the activities of assigned staff. This position must work well independently and with teams, while providing excellent, respectful customer service and human relations skills, which support the City of Brighton’s Mission and Values.

Example of Duties:
Assist the Streets and Fleet Director to develop, plan and implement department goals and objectives; recommend and administer policy and procedures. Develop and prepare recommendations and technical reports related to assigned projects; advise the Director and City Manager on Operations / Projects status. Represent City interests at regional councils and committees. Coordinate with other agencies such as Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), county, state, and federal, which relate to transportation. Assist in preparing comprehensive budget and support documents for Streets and Fleet capital projects. Pursue funding opportunities from various agencies for City transportation projects. Assist in directing and planning all Streets and Fleet related projects for the City; plan, organize, evaluate and participate in the functions and activities of the Streets and Fleet Department. Coordinate and supervise daily traffic engineering operations including signal operations, sign installations, pavement markings, street lighting and evaluation of existing and proposed facilities. Coordinate City street lighting projects. Issue permits for special use of roadways and for construction and maintenance operations. Provide miscellaneous traffic engineering support to other City departments and provide traffic-engineering support to Police Department traffic division. Determine need and scope of traffic studies. Collect traffic data using automated traffic counters and visual observation. Research applicable laws, regulations, engineering criteria, and etc. Make recommendations and issue work orders. Coordinate transportation projects with other City capital improvement projects. Conduct contract negotiations and provide contractor oversight. Assist in budget preparation and provides tracking of expenditures. Assist with the coordination/notification of businesses and residents of activities of the Streets and Fleet Department. Interact with outside agencies and groups, other City departments and governments on Streets and Fleet issues. Provide information to the public; respond to and resolve difficult citizen inquiries and complaints. Evaluate the need for and develop plans and schedules for long-range Streets and Fleet programs. Assist in ensuring the quality of the work product coming from Streets and Fleet. Assist with a wide variety of special projects as assigned; prepare complex and sensitive reports for state and federal regulatory agencies. Make public presentations before City Council, other governmental and private groups and organizations. Serve as acting Streets and Fleet Director as assigned. Perform other related work as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The incumbent must demonstrate understanding and effective utilization of job related information, technical skills and procedures. Additional considerations are awareness of technical aspects of jobs; need to have essential clerical skills; be technically competent; be knowledgeable about strategic direction of Department; and understand the City’s culture. Ability to supervise, organize and schedule highly complex and diverse activities, operations and personnel. Considerable knowledge of practices, techniques and principles of civil engineering as it relates to transportation issues and projects. Have considerable knowledge of federal Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices and state Model Traffic Code. Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office, computer analysis techniques, statistics, and budget preparation. Must have the ability to handle confidential information, work from broad direction with limited supervision; compile engineering data and statistics; write specifications; prepare designs and working drawings; prepare cost estimates and administer contracts; manage projects and maintain schedules; read, understand, interpret and convey blueprints, plans, applicable standards and specification, and maps; and work well with culturally diverse people.

Education and Training:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, supplemented by 7 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public works, including 3 years of supervisory and administrative responsibility; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Special Requirements:
Must possess a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Colorado.  Possession of a valid Colorado driver’s license. FEMA ICS-700 and ICS-100 are required to be completed within 6 months of hire. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Apply: Online at www.brightonco.gov or at 500 S. 4th Avenue, Brighton, CO 80601 (303-655-2098)


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