Transportation Manager

Department: Planning and Transportation

Salary Range: $69,809 – $ 111,695

GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Transportation Manager assists the Director of Planning and Transportation on various issues related to growth and development of the City, specific to multi-modal transportation. Duties include development, management, and evaluation of plans, programs, budgets, studies, and documents related to all modes of transportation in the City, with specific emphasis on emerging technologies in the field of transportation.  This work is performed under general direction – the incumbent establishes methods and procedures for attaining specific goals and objectives and receives guidance in accordance with broad goals; only final results of work are typically reviewed, through conferences, meetings, and accuracy of results achieved.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

NOTE: The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Manage all transportation responsibilities for the Planning and Transportation Department; oversee and lead the development of the Transportation Master Plan including emphasis on traffic management solutions, establishing a trails system, sidewalk connection, embracing emerging technology, improving public transportation and improving connectivity and safety.

Participate in the development of long- and short-range planning of potential transportation improvement projects.

Explore opportunities for available local, State and Federal monies or grants available for transportation enhancement projects.

Build and maintain productive working relationships and partnerships with federal, state, local, nonprofit, and private sector representatives to collaborate, cohesively plan, and ensure the coordination of assigned transportation planning activities.

Collect, organize, and analyze data for the region’s transportation projects, studies, and activities, including traffic count data, crash data, and pavement condition inventories.

Perform technical analysis and calculations, in accordance with standard and accepted transportation planning and engineering standards and practices.

Maintain and update transportation-related databases; prepare administrative and technical reports, correspondence, and studies and makes presentations regarding program activities.

Advise the Director of Planning & Transportation, various committees, boards, commissions, and elected officials on transportation-related issues.

Serve as liaison to the Transportation Advisory Board and performs all necessary functions in support of this role.

Attend substantial number of evening meetings.

Assist with and lead a variety of multimodal and travel demand studies, corridor modeling, including specification of the problem, data to be collected and analyzed, application of computer models, planning for the interpretation and reporting of results, the development of conclusions and recommendations for project implementation, and oversight of technical tasks conducted by other team members, as appropriate.

Coordinate with the Engineering and Streets Divisions of the Public Works Department on multiple projects and programs.

Review traffic studies submitted for private development, analyzing the impacts, and making recommendations on improvements as needed.

Perform other work as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Detailed knowledge of occupational hazards, safety rules, and practices and the ability to transmit such knowledge to subordinates.

Detailed knowledge of multimodal transportation planning and engineering principles and techniques, including experience working with data collection and analysis and finding compelling ways to display information.

Detailed knowledge of traffic operations, traffic counts and/or traffic modeling software, including SYNCHRO.

Detailed knowledge of modern office terminology, methods, practices and procedures, business English, spelling, punctuation, and formatting correspondence.

Skill in the operation of modern office equipment, computers, and software, including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Ability to create maps, graphics, plans and document layout using the Adobe Suite, CAD and ArcGIS or other applicable software.

Ability to effectively communicate strategies (written, graphical, and presentation) to explain project concepts and engage with colleagues, policymaking officials, members of the public, and technical advisory groups.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and keep accurate records.

Ability to supervise the work of others, excel in team management, and assist with daily operations.

Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner, multi-task, organize workload, meet deadlines, follow-up and take tasks to completion.

Ability to maintain focus and flexibility with frequent interruptions; ability to follow up and monitor status of ongoing projects.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, city officials, and the general public.

Ability to communicate information tactfully and impartially, both in person and in writing with all staff, city officials, and the general public.

Ability to demonstrate proficiency in the City of Winter Park Core Competencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with major course work in Transportation Planning, Civil Engineering, or a related discipline, supplemented by a minimum of five years of experience in transportation planning and design. Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS, TRAINING, SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

NOTE: All certifications must be current at the time of application, and must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.

Possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License, Class E or higher.

Certification as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) is required.  AICP or other certifications related to the job duties are preferable.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Physical

This is light work requiring the exertion of 0 – 20 pounds of force occasionally and 0 – 10 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, and reposition objects.

Ability to traverse about an ADA accessible office setting with or without reasonable accommodation.

Ability to observe field conditions and coordinate traffic counts and traffic signal programming.

Ability to remain stationary at a keyboard for extended periods of time and constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and printer.

Ability to manipulate objects and demonstrate small, precise movements repetitively.

Environmental

Tasks may require infrequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions including inclement weather, sun, extreme temperatures, odors, dirt and dust, loud noises, and hazardous chemicals, etc.

Sensory

Tasks require the manipulation of objects and demonstration of small, precise movements, the ability to detect and distinguish various features of one’s surroundings, and the ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with others.