The City of Irvine is seeking an innovative and highly accomplished professional to serve as the City’s Director of Transportation. Reporting to the Assistant City Manager, the Director of Transportation will oversee all aspects of transportation matters, including traffic management and transit planning, and serve as the staff liaison to the newly created City Transportation Commission. The Director will develop and implement the City’s transportation initiatives, as defined by the City Council, including the Active Transportation Plan that promotes increased pedestrian and bicycling activities. The ideal candidate will be well networked in the profession and have a strong understanding of regional traffic, transit and transportation matters.
The Director will also have a unique opportunity to engage with stakeholders, developers, elected officials, City Commissions and the general public on several complex transit and transportation projects. As the lead project manager for many of these projects, the Director will be expected to assertively and astutely move transportation programs and projects from inception to completion. In this role, the Director must exemplify superior networking and consensus building skills and be actively attuned to community interests and concerns.
This position requires a Bachelor Degree in Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Urban Planning or a related field, with major coursework in transportation planning and six (6) years of advanced professional experience in transportation planning, project management, traffic engineering, intergovernmental administration or related area, including supervisory experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. In addition, registration as a Professional Engineer or Professional Traffic Engineer is highly desirable.
Please visit www.cityofirvine.org/jobs by Friday, April 28, 2017 for more information and to apply.