Pima County

Tucson, AZ

7150 - Program Manager - Unclassified (Transportation Systems Management & Operations Manager)

Posted 8 days ago

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Description

This position is in the Transportation Department.

Starting Salary: $100,000 DOQ

Salary Grade: U3

The principal purpose of the Regional Center for Smart Mobility Solutions is to enhance regional traveler mobility on existing regional infrastructure, to include more than 5,000 miles of roadways, through management of traffic data analytics, modeling, traffic signal optimization, and active demand management via a Mobility on Demand (MOD) platform. The Center will oversee the creation and of advanced mobility and intelligent transportation systems tools for optimizing traveler and freight performance, while ensuring that all development conforms to autonomous/connected vehicle and smart infrastructure federal data connectivity and security standards. The Center is searching for an individual who enjoys interacting with a variety of community stakeholders and excels at developing creative solutions to complex challenges.

The Program Manager will oversee the Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Portfolio: Responsible for the planning, development, and management of the Portfolio designed to integrate smart technology to reduce congestion and enhance the safety, security, mobility, and efficient utilization of existing transportation system.

Please Note: All new hires (and promoted employees) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, within 30 days of hire. If you are unable to become fully vaccinated due to a medical disability or religious observance/practice, you must request an accommodation - accommodation forms are located on-line. For new hires (and promoted employees) hired after October 1, 2021, the applicant must have a full set of COVID-19 vaccines, by the effective date of hire..

Duties/Responsibilities

Assist the Director in implementation of the Centers Work Program.
Develop and apply policies and procedures that support the advancement of TSMO in the daily activities of the Center;
Develop and implement TSMO business and related plans to guide resource allocation and achieve unit performance targets;
Collaborate with others in plan development, reporting plan results, linking performance targets to specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound, (SMART) objectives in staff expectations, identifying and making resource recommendations;
Ensure the most current program elements, performance measures and functions are being implemented;
Manage Center information technology systems and staff to facilitate rapid technology deployment including direct coordination with data systems of other regional agencies, such as traffic signal coordination, crowdsourced data captured by regional entities and the generation of mobility applications; and
Act as a technical advisor on the use of traffic engineering, intelligent transportation system (ITS), and Active Transportation Demand Management (ATDM) standards, policies and best practices to other departments, local governments, and agencies.

Minimum Qualifications

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Engineering, Geography, Economics or a related field and five years of highly responsible administrative or management experience to include transportation analytics, information technology and budgeting.

Ideal Candidate:
Shares a social equity blended mobility/infrastructure vision regarding mobility solutions; can advocate, articulate, and implement that vision; is able to apply innovation and creativity while acknowledging regional mobility challenges and addressing these in a strategic manner.
A visionary leader and role model with a positive presence who demonstrates initiative, is action-oriented, exercises good judgment, treats others with respect, and is open and approachable.
Able to establish a positive relationship with regional partners, developers and constituents based on honesty and respect, while providing balanced information on issues, programs and solution alternatives.
Ability to organize processes to maximize effectiveness and efficiency, analyze trends and problems and develop action plans.
Foster a team-oriented working environment based on collaboration, respectful interaction and positive mentorship.
Extensive knowledge of standard principles and practices used in transportation planning and programming and traffic operations.
Extensive knowledge of the travel demand model process, input, and interpretation of forecast data.
Experience using Dynamic Urban Systems for Transportation (DynusT), MioVision Traffic Insights, and Maxview.
Ability to identify and solve a variety of problems quickly and independently.
Ability to detect deviations and variances from established regulations and skill in identifying appropriate corrections.
Ability to coordinate the researching, writing, and implementation of grant applications and proposals for a variety of programs and projects.
Possesses strong technology, budgeting, writing and presentation skills.
Experience in Community of Practice (CoP).
Registered Professional Engineer.
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) Certification.

Selection Procedure:
Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/score against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.


Supplemental Information

Licenses and Certificates: Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicants suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Services review and approval of the candidates driving record.

Special Notice Items: The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County.

Physical/Sensory Requirements: Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position. All new hires (and promoted employees) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, within 30 days of hire. If you are unable to become fully vaccinated due to a medical disability or religious observance/practice, you must request an accommodation - accommodation forms are located on-line. For new hires (and promoted employees) hired after October 1, 2021, the applicant must have a full set of COVID-19 vaccines, by the effective date of hire.

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