Manager, Transportation Systems
Company: University of Illinois, Gies College of Business
Posted on: May 20, 2023
Bring your knowledge and expertise in Transportation Systems to
the City of Glendale! As a seasoned Transportation Systems
professional, you will manage the planning, design, construction,
operation and maintenance of the City's comprehensive traffic
signal system, signal coordination, fiber network, and intelligent
transportation systems (ITS); and facilitate efforts involved with
event traffic management for downtown and stadium area events. Join
our Transportation Team where you will enjoy a generous benefits
package including: Leave Accruals
- Vacation: 17 days annually, up to 24 days annually based on
years of service
- Holidays: 11 1/2 paid holidays per year
- Sick Leave: 14 days per year Retirement - Arizona State
- Employee contributions of 12.17% are matched by the City.
- 3 options, administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield Arizona. The
city contributes $1,000 annually to Health Savings Account when
high deductible health plan is selected.
- Healthcare Cost Reduction incentives up to $360/year are
available to participating employees.
- Comprehensive Employee Wellness Program Dental
- 2 options, administered by Delta Dental Vision
- Administered by United Healthcare Life City paid life insurance
equal to annual salary rounded to nearest thousand. ESSENTIAL
- Plans, organizes, and manages the implementation and operation
of the City's traffic signal, transportation fiber network, and ITS
systems. Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and reviews the
work of staff involved with traffic signals, transportation system
development, database administration, system and engineering
analysis, testing and documentation.
- Responsible for the construction, maintenance and operation of
the City's traffic signal, transportation fiber, and ITS programs,
including the traffic signal computer system, telecommunications
network, closed circuit television cameras and variable message
- Serves as the caretaker for the City's backbone conduit,
communication and fiber optic connections.
- Manages and coordinates with internal and external stakeholders
on planning for traffic management during large scale and national
- Represents the City of Glendale as liaison to local
stakeholders during event scheduling and traffic operations.
- Participates in budget preparation and administration, prepares
cost estimates for budget recommendations, submits justification
for equipment and programs, monitors and controls expenditures and
prepares technical specifications for RFPs, bids and purchase
- Manages Federal Aid and locally funded signal and ITS projects,
including directing and managing the efforts of outside
- Represents the City of Glendale on various County, MAG,
regional and State committees, as assigned.
- Anticipates future traffic problems and proposes
recommendations and improvements to the existing traffic signal
system and communication network.
- Reviews and investigates citizen requests for traffic signal
and ITS improvements.
- Makes recommendations through the City Traffic Engineer for
traffic ordinances or legislative bills relating to traffic signal
and ITS issues.
- Acts in the absence of the City Traffic Engineer.
- Directs staff efforts in the development of new policies and
services for traffic signal and ITS system projects.
- Assigns projects, establishes individual project scopes,
schedules and performance expectations; monitors progress and
evaluates project and staff performance results.
- Develops and updates policies and procedures related to signal
and ITS communications.
- Develops and reports on performance measures related to signals
and ITS infrastructure health.
- Performs other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS / SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS / SUCCESS FACTORS :
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Civil or Computer),
Computer Science, or a related field, and five years of relevant
work experience in systems engineering, traffic signal systems or
Transportation Engineering, including at least two years of ITS
planning and implementation work, and two years of supervisory
experience. Knowledge of: Theory, principles, practices, materials
and equipment of traffic signal operation, telecommunications,
fiber optics, closed circuit television cameras and all other
aspects of ITS and traffic signal systems The principles and
practices involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of
traffic signals, controllers and electronic traffic systems
Troubleshooting techniques for traffic signal control equipment and
other effective corrective measures. Professional literature and
sources of information for the field of traffic signal and ITS
systems Research and statistical methods and procedures applied to
traffic signal and ITS systems The Manual of Uniform Traffic
Control Devices and the Phoenix Barricade Manual Management of
consultants and consultant contracts Negotiation, conflict
management and consensus-building techniques Knowledge of
microcomputer operations and the application to traffic signal
systems Ability to: Effectively plan, organize, and manage the work
of others Develop and implement a considerable and difficult work
plan Prepare, monitor, and plan a division budget Represent the
City of Glendale on various County, MAG, regional and State
Committees Organize and conduct surveys or research, analyze
findings, prepare recommendations, present written and oral reports
Communicate effectively both verbally and in written form Establish
and maintain effective working relationships with City employees,
contractors, other government agencies, and the general public
Conduct neighborhood meetings with the general public on ITS and
traffic signal issues and be viewed by the public as an expert in
these areas Exercise considerable initiative and independent
judgment Provide quality customer service Plan, organize and manage
the activities of project teams and multiple projects Interpret
regulations, policies and guidelines of the City of Glendale and
other government agencies Any equivalent combination of training
and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and
abilities is qualifying. Special Requirements Valid Arizona
driver's license Success Factor Classification Level - Managerial
Success Factors Definitions Classification Levels Personal
Accountability & Integrity Takes personal responsibility for the
quality and timeliness of work and in complying with organizational
rules, policies and procedures. Earns others' trust and respect
through consistent honesty and professionalism. Foundational,
Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Teambuilding &
Collaborative Relationships Inspires and fosters team commitment,
spirit, pride and trust; develops cooperative working relationships
with others. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial,
Executives Effective Communication Conveys information
respectfully, credibly, and effectively. Foundational,
Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Continuous
Learning & Development Assesses and recognizes own strengths and
weaknesses; takes initiative in pursuing self-development and
learning to expand skills and increase knowledge. Foundational,
Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executives Commitment to
Service Excellence Strives to excel in meeting the needs of both
internal and external customers in a fair and equitable manner.
Delivers high-quality services with a commitment to continuous
improvement. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial,
Executives Innovation Applies original thinking in approach to job
responsibilities and to improve processes, methods, systems or
services. Foundational, Professional/Supervisory, Managerial,
Executives Leadership Promotes organizational mission and goals and
encourages cooperation in support of organizational goals.
Professional/Supervisory, Managerial, Executive Organizational
Awareness Identifies fundamental values and beliefs to guide the
organization into the future. Uses knowledge of the workings,
structure and culture of the organization and political climate to
solve problems and accomplish goals. Professional/Supervisory,
Managerial, Executive PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS:
Working Conditions Office setting with a significant amount of
Keywords: University of Illinois, Gies College of Business, Glendale , Manager, Transportation Systems, Executive , Glendale, Arizona
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