The City of Asheville is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Transportation Director. The Transportation Director is hired by and reports to the City Manager (with day-to-day supervision by an Assistant City Manager). The Transportation Director leads a dedicated staff of the City’s Transportation Department as they continue to provide high-level transit, traffic engineering, parking, and transportation planning services to the community.
Our ideal candidate will have the technical aptitude required for this position and will also:
Be forward thinking, welcoming of challenges and hard work;
Be collaborative, empathetic, and approachable;
Bring a passion for excellent customer service;
Prioritize and establish clear priorities for the different divisions within the department;
Serve as an advocate for Transportation staff in decision making and project prioritization;
Effectively leverage departmental positions and financial resources with a forward thinking approach;
Have a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with executive leadership, elected officials, operational staff, and members of the public;
Have experience working directly or indirectly with the public sector.
For more detailed information regarding this opportunity, see position profile.