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Director of Transportation


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The City of Roswell's Director of Transportation is responsible for directing, developing, planning, and controlling the operations of the Transportation Department, to include the planning, design, operations and maintenance of the City of Roswell roadway network.
The director is responsible for formulating policies and procedures; developing and obtaining resources; directing operations through subordinate supervisors; assessing operations; and identifying current and projected transportation needs and developing plans to meet those needs. Under the general direction of the City Administrator, the Transportation Director has the ultimate responsibility for the delivery of transportation services for the City of Roswell.

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  • Manages personnel functions for the department.
  • Formulates, implements and updates policies and procedures; plans, develops, and directs department operations; assesses effectiveness and implements changes as needed; develops strategic plan and departmental mission and vision.
  • Ensures safe operations of the multi-modal transportation infrastructure for the movement of citizens and goods by strategizing, directing, developing, planning, and controlling the operations of the transportation department.
  • Plans, directs, and oversees operations of the department.
  • Prepares, administers and defends the departmental budget and adjusts priorities as needed; identifies needs and obtains and allocates resources for the department.
  • Performs a variety of public relations duties, including responding to questions from the media and public regarding transportation issues, procedures, and services.
  • Develops and implements strategic plans and long/short term goals/objectives (Short-Range and Long-Range Transportation Program); makes recommendations to Mayor and City Council for inclusion in Bond, TSPLOST and Capital Improvement Programs.
  • Oversees acquisition for rights-of-way for transportation projects including adherence to Federal procedures as applicable; negotiates with property owners; approves conditions of purchase as directed by Mayor and City Council.
  • Directs development of criteria for and selection of outside services including surveyors, engineers, consultants and contractors for design and construction management services.

Education and Experience
Requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, transportation or a closely related field; master’s degree preferred; ten (10) years of experience in engineering or project management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

  • Licenses or Certifications Possess and maintain Professional Engineer’s license in the state of Georgia.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license with a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR).

The starting salary for the Director is market-competitive and will be established based upon the specific
qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Starting salary is expected to be in the range of $97,064-$155,334. Relocation expenses are negotiable.

The City of Roswell offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Some of the more significant benefits are:
• Medical Insurance with the City contributing up to $1,500 a year to an HSA depending on the plan of choice
• Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance; Wellness Center (with a dispensary) for preventative care, common illnesses, and maintenance programs
• Defined Contribution retirement plan with the City funding 10% of annual salary with an optional match of 1:1 up to a maximum of 5%; an additional matching program of 1% when the employee contributes 2%. When an employee opts to participate in all available programs, the City contributes a total of 16%, while the employee contributes 7%.
• Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Sick Leave with balance (up to cap) rollover from year to year
• Paid Holidays and Volunteerism/Civic Engagement Leave

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