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Location: New Haven, CT
Director of Transportation, Traffic & Parking
This is a highly responsible administrative, management and professional position reporting to the Economic Development Administrator (EDA) and appointed by Mayor and EDA. The position is responsible for all aspects of traffic safety and control as well as management of all on-street parking in the City. These responsibilities include traffic planning and analysis; installation and maintenance of traffic control devices, sign, signals, streetlights and markings; parking planning and meter distribution, operation and parking enforcement; public transportation and active transportation planning. The Director serves as the City’s Traffic Engineer and serves on the New Haven Parking Authority’s Board of Directors and serves as staff support to the New Haven Traffic Authority (which is also the New Haven Police Commission staffed by the Chief of Police) and works with the New Haven Transit District (paratransit service)
The qualifications required would generally be met with graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a bachelor in the field of civil/traffic/transportation engineering, or transportation planning or urban planning or public administration with a preference for a graduate degree in a similar field; with at least 5-10 years of high-level experience in government administration or managerial experience. services, budget and municipal management. Professional Engineer (P.E.) License preferred but not required. Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Ms. Randi Frank, if you have any questions, please contact Ms. Frank.
Position available immediately and will remain open until filled. The City is anxious to fill the position as soon as possible, so a quick response is strongly recommended. Ms. Frank will screen resumes as they arrive. Well qualified applicants will immediately be asked to complete a comprehensive supplemental questionnaire. Therefore, early applicants will have more time to complete the questionnaire.