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Director of Transportation
Company: City of Asheville
Location: Asheville, NC
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/20/2023
Expire Date: 01/20/2024
Job Categories: Transportation
Job Description
Director of Transportation
Position Announcement
Asheville, NC

The City of Asheville is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Transportation Director. The Transportation Director is hired by and reports to the City Manager (with day-to-day supervision by an Assistant City Manager). The Transportation Director leads a dedicated staff of the Cityís Transportation Department as they continue to provide high-level transit, traffic engineering, parking, and transportation planning services to the community.

Our ideal candidate will have the technical aptitude required for this position and will also:

Be forward thinking, welcoming of challenges and hard work;

Be collaborative, empathetic, and approachable;

Bring a passion for excellent customer service;

Prioritize and establish clear priorities for the different divisions within the department;

Serve as an advocate for Transportation staff in decision making and project prioritization;

Effectively leverage departmental positions and financial resources with a forward thinking approach;

Have a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with executive leadership, elected officials, operational staff, and members of the public;

Have experience working directly or indirectly with the public sector.

For more detailed information regarding this opportunity, see position profile.
Qualifications & Requirements
Bachelorís Degree in Engineering, Urban Planning, Public Administration or a related field required; supplemented by ten years of progressively responsible experience in transit administration, parking administration, transportation planning, and/or traffic engineering. Our ideal candidate will have experience in budget preparation and administration as well as a proven track record of effective project management and leadership of teams representing different disciplines and a combination of frontline and administrative personnel. With the exception of the minimum requirement of a Bachelorís Degree, the City of Asheville may consider candidates with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position.

Strong consideration will be given to individuals with a valid North Carolina Professional Engineerís license (or ability to obtain). A valid North Carolina driverís license (or ability to obtain) is required.
Contact Information
Company Name: City of Asheville
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