San José, CA (1,046,079) This is an exceptional opportunity for a transportation professional committed to transportation safety and dedicated to community engagement and problem solving, to lead a nationally recognized program in one of the country’s most exciting cities. San Jose is seeking candidates with a balance of exceptional written and verbal communication skills along with leadership, analytical, and management skills to lead this life saving effort.
San José is the largest and most urban city within Silicon Valley, known for the nation’s largest number of leading innovation companies. Located roughly 50 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles east of Pacific Coast beaches, the City is in a valley surrounded by the Diablo and Santa Cruz mountain ranges and enjoys an average of 300 days of sunshine a year.
San José’s quality of life is unsurpassed. Nearby open space provides easy access to mountain parks, trails, lakes, and streams. Recently, Sperling’s Best Places rated San José #1 as the healthiest city in America. The downtown area is home to modern high-rise housing, renovated theaters, and cultural attractions. Nightlife options include ballet, opera, symphony, live theater, nightclubs, and restaurants; and inquiring minds are served at the Tech Museum of Innovation, the Museum of Art, and the Children’s Discovery Museum. Please note the following regarding this exciting opportunity:
Candidates will have exceptionally well developed leadership and management skills with the ability to collaboratively establish goals and objectives and then work effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders to achieve those goals and objectives. The Program Manager will inspire and motivate others around the Vision Zero plan and be genuinely energized about this important effort.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in transportation planning, city and regional planning, urban studies, civil engineering, or closely related field, AND five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in transportation development programs including two (2) years of project management. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university is desirable. The starting salary is up to $132,870 with the actual salary determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. Effective July 1, 2018, employees in the Senior Transportation Specialist classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation increase in addition to the compensation listed above and 3% general wage increases for each of the following 2 years.
Candidates must apply by Friday, June 11, 2018 to Heidi Voorhees, GovHR USA. Electronic applications required at www.GovHRjobs.com. Contact Heidi Voorhees with any questions at 847-380-3243 or HVoorhees@GovHRUSA.com.
Posted:May 10, 2018