Mackenzie Eason & Associates has been retained by the City of Fort Worth to help recruit the new Assistant Director over Traffic and Transportation Management Division. The TPW Department is currently led by Dr. Doug Wiersig. The Department has five Assistant Directors. The department has over 465 full time employees in the five divisions. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT DIVISION The City of Fort Worth Transportation and Public Works Department is seeking an Assistant Director to lead the department’s Transportation Management Division. The Transportation Management Division has 117 positions and an annual operating budget of $35 million. The Transportation Management Division is responsible for a variety of work functions including: Transportation Mobility initiatives – expanding modal options for pedestrians, bicyclists and public transportation, complete street program, and Safe Route to School program; Smart City Transportation Initiatives; Traffic Services - installation and maintenance of all traffic control devices, including operations and maintenance of traffic signals, street lights, signs & markings, school flashers, ITS deployment, Railroad Safety Program and the City’s Traffic Management Center: Traffic Engineering responsibilities include Traffic Engineering Studies, Neighborhood Traffic Management Programs, managing the City’s Red Light Enforcement Program and Street Use Permitting; Parking Management – management of on-street meter program and operation of 24 garages and surface lots; and Ground Transportation – permitting of vehicles for hire services such as taxis cabs, limo’s, TNC’s, and non-motorized services. In addition, the position is responsible for management and delivery of the division’s Capital Improvement Projects, development coordination, and functioning as the point of contact with consultants, contractors, professional organizations, and government agencies on transportation related issues. The selected candidate must possess the ability to perform complex management, administrative, and fiscal functions such as:
Developing long-range transportation related plans
Managing operating and capital budgets
Developing, coordinating and implementing the Division’s annual Business and Work Plans
The position is a member of the Department’s Senior Management Team, reporting to the Director and plays a vital role in shaping the City’s transportation and public works program.
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Salary $100,000 - $160,000 annually
Internal Number: 42420
About City of Fort Worth - Transportation and Public Works Department
The City of Fort Worth is the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing our diversity, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.