The City of Boston is seeking a passionate, highly motivated, and creative Traffic Engineering Director within its Transportation Department. The selected candidate will be instrumental in realizing streets and public spaces that are vibrant, safe, and multi-modal.
The Director should be well versed in state of the art tools and practices to create sustainable and multi-modal transportation networks including bicycle, pedestrian and transit focused street design and cutting edge safety treatments. The selected candidate will participate in an ambitious program to install protected bicycle facilities, bus priority measures, traffic calming, and adaptive signals on Boston’s streets. Overall, the Director will work collaboratively with other divisions in the Boston Transportation and Public Works departments to implement an accessible, safe, equitable, and reliable transportation network.
Traffic Engineering Director will be tasked with leading a team of over twenty (20) staff members to implement the Mayor’s vision for Boston’s transportation system embodied in the Go Boston 2030 strategic plan. The Director will oversee three divisions:
Traffic Signals division tasked with managing the operations, timing, and phasing of the over 800 signalized intersections in the City of Boston to ensure the safe and reliable movement of people.
Neighborhood Safety division tasked with implementing quick-build safety improvements on neighborhood streets and reviewing plans for changes in paving marking design.
Permitting and Construction Management division tasked with permitting and overseeing construction projects, special events, and other short term street excavations and occupancies in the public right of way.