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City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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OT Status Legend:
Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:

*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and accept accountability
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard for others
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust

All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the above values.

 
Job Description
TRANSPORATION & DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Pay Grade: 34                 FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Director (D)        Class Code: T    037
Effective Date: 7/10            

Classification Summary:
The primary function of this employee is to provide administrative and management duties over the Transportation & Development Department, including the Engineering, Transportation, Planning and Building Divisions.

Essential Functions:
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Performs administrative and management duties over the Transportation & Development Department, including staff and functions of the Engineering, Transportation, Planning, and Building Divisions;
Performs duties including, but not limited to, management and administration, staff supervision and evaluation, budgeting, planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing department activities;
Determines department policies and procedures, long-term and short term plans, objectives, operational guidelines;
Provides administrative and technical support to City managers and administrators, City Council and Mayor, and other City departments;
Reviews and approves contracts and agreements for professional services and consultants;
Reviews and approves construction plans;
Reviews and approves major department programs and projects, resolving scheduling and resource conflicts and engineering and construction issues;
Participates in major departmental personnel actions;
Reviews plans, budget estimates, and proposed ordinances and regulations developed by division heads;
Represents the department to the City Council;
Participates in preparing citywide capital improvement program and budget and the Transportation & Development operating budget;
Assists in resolving contract disputes with design, construction, and development contractors;
Provides assistance on regulatory and environmental compliance issues;
Provides technical assistance on engineering, design, construction, impact fee, and change order issues;
Provide general guidance to planning staff regarding land use and zoning issues;
Provide general guidance to building staff regarding code and inspection issues;
Develops and implements operational and administrative policies and procedures and recommends new and amended ordinances to resolve operational procedures;
Reviews and analyzes information, reports, and statistics on department operations to determine needs and assess progress in fulfilling department objectives;
Responds to inquiries, suggestions, complaints and other comments from the public, the news media, and other interested and affected groups;
Represents the City to and prepares and delivers presentations to citizen groups, other government agencies, planning and engineering groups, and other committees, associations, and interest groups;
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of, transportation, planning, engineering, and building code administration, including staff supervision and evaluation, mediation and conflict resolution, municipal budgeting procedures, and project management;
Methods, procedures, and standard practices of civil engineering applicable to public works programs, projects, and functions;
Federal, state, local, City and other applicable environmental and safety statutes, ordinances, and codes;
Public hearing, review, and approval processes;
Contract negotiation and administration;
Supervisory, employee evaluation, and training methods;
Research methodology, analysis and interpretation, and database development and maintenance;
Federal OSHA and State and County regulations and City policies regarding safety training and safe work practices.

Ability to:
Follow written and oral instructions;
Read and interpret legal, technical, regulatory, and operational documents, manuals, journals, blueprints, and diagrams;
Research, analyze and interpret data and make recommendations;
Analyze standards and regulations and define the impact on the City;
Prioritize and perform multiple tasks, including project management, simultaneously;
Prepare and present oral and written reports and maintain reports, records, logs, compliance documents, and develop and maintain information databases;
Operate standard office equipment including a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
Operate a motor vehicle;
Communicate effectively and establish and maintain working relationships with other City departments, the public, the news media, other employees, regulatory agencies, and interested and affected parties.

Supervision Received:
The work is performed under the direct supervision of an Assistant City Manager.

Supervision Exercised:
Supervision is exercised over the work of all Transportation & Development Department employees and functions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Planning or a related field; and
Ten (10) years experience in, local government management including previous supervisory experience; and
Valid Arizona Driver's License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Desirable Qualifications:
Masters degree;
Fifteen (15) years experience in local government management;

Work Environment:
The primary duties of this class are performed in a public building environment and may include occasional field inspections.

Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, use a telephone, and communicate with other employees and the public;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions, technical documents and blueprints;
Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment and to make adjustments to equipment;
Sufficient body mobility, flexibility, and balance, with or without reasonable accommodations, which permits the employee to work in an office environment and perform field inspections.