ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, TRANSPORTATION PLANNING & TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

at Loudoun County Government
Location Leesburg, Virginia
Date Posted July 30, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Job Description

The Department of Transportation & Capital Infrastructure is currently seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Director, Transportation Planning & Traffic Engineering. This position provides leadership and oversight of the Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering Division, which encompasses a broad range of transportation functions, such as short and long-range transportation planning, land use application referrals for the transportation discipline, managing traffic data collection; operational studies, and analysis relating to citizen complaints, bicycle and pedestrian mobility projects, traffic calming, warrant analysis (signal and stop-control), intersection justification reports and other operational related evaluations; the review of land development applications including traffic impact statements to verify that traffic impacts are mitigated appropriately; and transportation travel demand modeling. The Assistant Director will make presentations to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, and other public forums on a wide variety of transportation issues; is responsible for leading and managing a high performing staff and maintaining a professional work environment in accordance with County policies and procedures, and may act as department head in the Director and Deputy Director's absence.

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Job Requirements:
Job Requirements

Master s degree in Business, Public Administration, or department-related area. Five (5) years of directly related, progressively responsible work experience including three (3) years in a supervisory or management role preferably in a government setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements Must have comprehensive knowledge of the theory, principles, practices, and techniques of transportation planning, multi-modal systems, and traffic engineering operations including the ability to solve all common and unusual problems encountered, as well as developing models to forecast traffic demand; thorough knowledge of all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes and ordinances; thorough knowledge of the administrative operations of all Countywide agencies and the nature of the services provided. Must have the ability to analyze unusual circumstances, variations in approach, and incomplete or conflicting information, and defend and negotiate recommendations concerning road safety issues; ability to analyze conflicts and facilitate resolutions; ability to develop programmatic and administrative management plans and employee performance standards; ability to determine the best use of human, fiscal and material resources; ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, County and State officials, contractors and the general public. Post Conditional Offer Contingencies This position may qualify for relocation assistance in accordance with County policy. Successful candidate will undergo credit and criminal background checks to include fingerprinting and DMV record checks.

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