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DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION job in Tucson

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Organization:  City of Tucson - Department of Transportation
Job Category:  Transportation
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Arizona (AZ)
City:  Tucson
Salary and Benefits:  $70,404 to $122,782 Anually
08/04/2014

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION
Grade: 819 Salary Range: $70,404 TO $122,782 Anually
Starting Salary - DOE

AS THE EMPLOYER OF CHOICE FOR SOUTHERN ARIZONA,
WE OFFER EXCELLENT BENEFITS AND AN OUTSTANDING WORKING ENVIRONMENT!

Employees in these classifications earn 104 hours of sick leave and 104 hours of vacation leave annually. Vacation accrual rates increase with seniority. Sick Leave balances are unlimited and Vacation balances have a cap of 288 hours.

You are encouraged to print this bulletin because it contains important information and dates that will not be available beyond the closing date of this recruitment. This recruitment will establish a civil service list which will be utilized to fill all city vacancies in this classification occurring within the next 6 months.

The Transportation Department is seeking a highly motivated individual to assist the Director in planning, organizing and coordinating all programs and activities of the department. The ideal candidate is an energetic and innovative leader and has a strong desire to conquer new challenges in our organization. Additionally, the position will supervise the Streets & Traffic Maintenance, Engineering, and Transportation Planning Divisions for the Department of Transportation.

Click Here to View the Detailed Brochure

Examples of essential functions include:
Supervises activities relating to maintenance of streets, signals, street lighting, sign installation, landscaping, graffiti abatement, construction engineering, permitting, inspections and traffic engineering

Represents the department and the City on regional matters relating to transportation programs (Regional Transportation Authority, Pima County and Federal and State Departments of Transportation)

Plans, reviews and recommends policy on bridge and roadway construction, street maintenance, inspections and transportation planning

Participates as a City representative on various citizen advisory committees related to transportation matters to include any communication to the local media

Develops and administers the department budget with staff assistance

Facilitates solutions to complex problems facing the department

Communicates with employees at all levels to provide leadership in the areas of performance, direct hiring, discipline, and training

Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities and communicates information to the Director

Directs strategic transportation planning efforts to effectively and efficiently achieve the objectives of the Department of Transportation and the City

Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies and other organizations to ensure departmental coordination associated with transportation related matters

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Public Administration or closely related field

Five years of supervisory management experience in the administration of transportation programs and services

Valid drivers license

An equivalent combination of experience, training, and certification that provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions may be considered.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Planning, or Public Administration or closely related field
Prior public sector management level experience
Over five years of supervisory management experience in the administration of transportation programs and services
Registration as a Civil Engineer or Traffic Engineer

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
This position may require a satisfactory criminal background check, Motor Vehicle History Report, Public Records Check. Reference checks may also be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Employment offers are contingent upon successfully passing any of the above requirements.

ACCEPTING ONLINE APPLICATIONS FROM JULY 31, 2014 - AUGUST 14, 2014

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT:

To be considered for this position, you must submit a completed application - which includes a chronological resume and responses to the supplemental questions. Those applicants meeting 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. The Oral Board Interview is scheduled for the week of August 25, 2014 in Tucson, AZ. Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List.

An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as 20% of your rating for Education and Experience as outlined in the application supplemental questions, and 80% of your rating for the Oral Board Interview process.

Veterans, Native American, or Disability preference points will be added to the final score for those that are placed on the Civil Service Employment List. If you qualify for Veteran or Native American preference points as outlined in the Employment Profile, you must submit your documentation at the Oral Board interviews. DD 214's must be a copy that indicates characterization of service.

HOW TO APPLY:
In order to apply, you must register to apply online if you have not already done so. If you are new to the City of Tucson job site, an online guide is available by clicking on "Employment Application Frequently Asked Questions" on the main employment page.
After you have registered, click on "View Job Openings" and apply for this position. You may paste your resume under "My Profile Information" or under Step 1 below.

Step 1 - Update or Add your Personal and Demographic information (You MUST paste your resume here)
Step 2 - Update or Add your Education Information
Step 3 - Update or Add your Employment Information
Step 4 - Complete the Supplemental Questions

Click on "Submit Application" when you are finished and ready to submit your application.

It is very important that you provide detailed work experience in Step 3 for each employer that is relevant to this position. Your described duties will be scored for relevancy, recency, similarity of job environment, etc. Applications that do not contain complete education, employment history, a chronological resume, and responses to all supplemental questions will not receive further consideration and will be deemed as an incomplete application. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email so please ensure your browser accepts emails from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly.

Saving an application does not constitute submitting a completed application. If you do not immediately receive an auto-generated email confirmation that your application has been received, you should contact one of the phone numbers listed below. Please also be advised that the auto-generated email indicates receipt; it remains each candidate's responsibility to ensure their submitted application is complete and contains all required actions (work and education history, resume, responses to supplemental questions, etc.).

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call 520-791-4241 at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled evaluation.

CONTACTS:
All inquiries should be addressed to the following individual. Do not send emails to jobs@tucsonaz.gov, because this is utilized only for outbound notifications.

Pilar Jauregui 520.837-4177, or email Pilar.Jauregui@tucsonaz.gov

JOB CODE: 2792/0814

To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify Program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. E-Verify, along with the Form I-9, protects jobs for authorized U.S. workers, improves the accuracy of wage and tax reporting, and helps U.S employers maintain a legal workforce.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.

Fro more information, please visit our website at:

http://www.tucsonaz.gov/sigma/JobDetails.aspx?Postings=5204

 

 



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