Bureau Chief of Transportation, Traffic and Parking

Organization: City of Stamford, CT
Salary: Starting Salary DOQ - Salary Range $136,239 - $163,489
Close Date: Open until filled

Job Description:

The City of Stamford is seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to manage and direct all matters pertaining to the traffic functions of the City, in accordance with the City Charter. The position of Bureau Chief of Transportation, Traffic and Parking is a highly responsible managerial and administrative position, working collaboratively with various stakeholders, is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the department, which includes analysis, planning, execution and administration of site and construction plans and programs to enhance safety and operations for the Cityís multi-modal transportation functions. The Director of Operations shall appoint the Bureau Chief, Transportation, Traffic & Parking.

The ideal candidate must be a visionary leader who possess exceptional skills in transportation and infrastructure systems, complete streets planning, coordination of transportation construction projects, and in the development of municipal construction projects Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices used in the preparation and exploration of plans and specifications is essential, as is the ability to develop strategic plans, seek and apply for grant funding for transportation initiatives, establish policies and programs and communicate clearly and effectively in public meetings, and in writing. Must have solid leadership, management, and decision-making skills. The position will direct Traffic Engineering and Analysis, as well as be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the parking division, managing municipal on street parking, as well as multiple parking structures and lots. As well as, the Signs and Lines division, overseeing all traffic engineering and operations, and managing a state-of-the-art Traffic Operations Division for the cityís 211 traffic signals.

The position is responsible for budgetary oversight of the Cityís Parking Fund. The candidate should have considerable knowledge of state and federal grant opportunities/requirements; have the experience and the ability to respond persuasively to grant applications; and, have budgetary oversight over such grants.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelorís Degree in Civil Engineering/Traffic and Transportation planning or a Bachelorís Degree in Planning, Municipal Planning, Urban Planning, or Business Administration and seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in traffic and transportation engineering and/or transportation planning including at least four (4) years of managerial experience. A Masterís degree in the educational areas listed above may be substituted for one (1) yearís work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Stamford is an AA/EOE employer

If you are interested in this position and have questions, please contact Ms. Frank (at randi@randifrank.com 203-213-3722 or see detailed profile on website www.randifrank.com) before applying. To apply now for this great opportunity please go online to Stamford HR jobs site to send your cover letter and resume to

Ms. Rosemarie Frager, Human Resources Division City of Stamford
888 Washington Blvd. Ė P.O. Box 10152
Stamford, CT 06904-2152
Phone: (203) 977-4068 FAX: (203) 977-4075 rfrager@stamfordct.gov

Position will remain open until filled. The City is anxious to fill the position as soon as possible, so a quick response is strongly recommended. Ms. Frank will screen resumes as they Download a comprehensive profile information document (PDF). Professionally qualified applicants will immediately be asked to complete a comprehensive supplemental questionnaire. Therefore, early applicants will have more time to complete the questionnaire.

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