Engineering & Transportation Director

City of Tempe, AZ

Job Details

  • Job Function: Engineering Director
  • Salary: $134,176 - $181,138.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 161,719
  • Where: 20 E 6th Street , Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Mar 11 2019

To apply for this job opportunity, please visit the City of Tempe’s website for more detailed instructions at:


The role of the Engineering & Transportation Director is to oversee two major areas of the City – Engineering and Transportation. The Engineering & Transportation Director is responsible for the management of the following divisions/sections/programs: CIP Design, CIP Construction, Engineering Services, Right-of-Way/Utilities; Energy Programs, Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Maintenance, Transit Maintenance & Operations, and Streetcar. This position determines departmental policies; plans long term programs; manages the department’s budget and handles complex administrative duties. In addition, the Engineering & Transportation Director develops and promotes a solid relationship with the general public; City Council; City Manager; Deputy City Manager, boards and commissions; various employee groups; other City departments; and other government entities.

This position requires eight years of combined management / administrative experience in one or more of the following areas: Engineering; Traffic; Transportation; Municipal Operations Management.

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business management, public administration, engineering, or degree related to the core functions of this position. A Master’s degree is preferred.

A more detailed job description is found on the City of Tempe’s website:

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