Assistant Director, Department of Transportation & Mobility – Worcester, MA

The City of Worcester established its new Department of Transportation & Mobility (DTM) in July 2022. In partnership with other agencies and municipal departments, DTM plans, coordinates, designs, and implements transportation programs and projects that promote safe, equitable and sustainable mobility options.

The City of Worcester seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director to assist with leading the newly created Department of Transportation and Mobility. The Assistant Director will be responsible for coordinating and performing work associated with transportation policy, planning, engineering and design. This position will assist in the management of the department and help lead the development and implementation of transportation infrastructure and programs serving Worcester’s residents, businesses and visitors. The Assistant Director works closely with multiple departments and agencies to collect and analyze data, develop policies, prioritize and coordinate transportation improvements, evaluate transportation performance and safety, and track implementation.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in civil/transportation engineering, planning, landscape architecture or a related discipline and six (6) years of relevant work experience in transportation engineering, traffic engineering, and/or transportation planning; OR,
Master’s degree in civil/transportation engineering, planning, landscape architecture or a related discipline and four (4) years of relevant work experience in transportation engineering, traffic engineering, and/or transportation planning.
Prior supervisory experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Valid driver’s license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in civil/transportation engineering, planning, landscape architecture or a related field.
Two (2) years of experience supervising personnel.
Two (2) years of project management experience.
Registration as a Professional Engineer (civil or traffic)
Other applicable professional certifications or registrations, such as AICP, PTP, PTOE, PLA/ASLA.

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $84,904- $98,158 annually, full-time, exempt, with an excellent benefits package.

For complete job description and to apply by September 30, 2022, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment

Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov


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