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Organization:  City of Scottsdale
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Arizona (AZ)
City:  Scottsdale
Post Code:  85252
Salary and Benefits:  $85,238.40 - $123,593.60 Annually


$85,238.40 - $123,593.60 Annually


STATUS: Full-Time Regular

OPENING DATE: 04/07/14

CLOSING DATE: 04/21/14 11:59 PM


Plans, organizes and performs responsible administrative and managerial duties in maintenance management and operations of streets, shoulders, drainage systems and traffic control systems.


Education and Experience

A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of education and experience in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, Public Administration or related field from an accredited institution. Five (5) years of recent experience in public works management as a supervisor/manager in an engineering or maintenance operations environment. Equivalent years of experience are equal to two (2) years of relevant experience for every one (1) year of education required.

Licensing, Certifications and Other Requirements

A valid driver license with no major driving citations in the last 39 months may be required.

Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department/service assignment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of:

Public works management; M.A.G., M.U.T.C.D and F.H.W.A. standards; pavement management systems and administrative and management practices and procedures used in budgeting, planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating and supervising. The requirements of Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations, relating to CDL license holders in the performance of safety-sensitive functions and the use and/or misuse of alcohol and controlled substances. Principles and practices of safe motor vehicle operation and maintenance. Traffic laws, ordinances and rules involved in motor vehicle operation. Microsoft Office products and other relevant technologies.

Ability to:

Prepare and present effective oral and written presentations and reports. Enter data into a software database and utilize the information to forecast and plan effectively. Communicate effectively with citizens and business owners regarding service requests, as well as co-workers, staff and administrators. Conduct research and analyze results. Make mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions. Provide thoughtful and thorough analysis. Proficiently perform computerized word processing, comprehension, summarizing and writing/editing. Attend or conduct various meetings as needed. Supervise staff. Observe, review and check the work of staff members to ensure conformance to standards. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with water and sewer users, other professionals and government jurisdictions, co-workers and the general public. Complete OSHA/Safety Training as required.


Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

Manages, plans, organizes, staffs, directs and evaluates all activities in Street Services of the Public Works Department, which includes but not limited to Roadway Sweeping, Shoulder Maintenance, Unimproved Roadway and Alley Maintenance, Herbicide Application, Bridge Maintenance, Natural Drainage Way Structures and Channels Maintenance, Asphalt and Concrete Maintenance, Pavement Management, Drainage Inspection, Sidewalk and Concrete Inspection, Pavement Condition Inspection, Pavement Construction Inspection, Traffic Signals, Signs and Markings, Street Lighting, Intelligent Transportation Systems. Performs administrative and managerial work, including preparing budgets, designing preventive maintenance programs and automated maintenance operations systems to control and monitor maintenance costs while effectively managing equipment and employee resources. Utilizes a G.I.S. and pavement management system to accurately budget and plan for effective pavement maintenance. Prepares, justifies and administers budgets; and monitors contracts for compliance. Develops and administers design, construction and maintenance standards for areas of responsibility. Determines maintenance responsibility for roadway and drainage rights of way and easements. Responsible for environmental compliance relating to road and drainage systems. Selects maintenance equipment and provide annual data report for environmental compliance. Responsible for coordination, notification and complaint resolution arising from major street resurfacing projects. Determines and implements long- and short-range objectives for Street Operations. Responds to special maintenance requests. Supervises and coordinates the activities of the staff including training, scheduling, hiring decisions, written performance evaluations. Work with employees to correct deficiencies and, if necessary, implement disciplinary procedures. Reviews cost accounting reports to determine effectiveness and efficiency of operations. Provides technical advice to Executive Director and makes recommendations to top management and City Council. Prepares and presents reports and recommendations to the Executive Director and City Council. Meets regularly and coordinates activities with other departments or agencies that will assist reaching community goals and programs. Supervises and coordinates staff. This may include mentoring, recommending, and/or delivering training, and assigning work. Participates in employee evaluations up to and including preparation and delivery of written performance appraisals. Works with staff to grow and develop each employee’s performance. Works with employees to correct deficiencies and identify corrective actions. Recommends and implements employee recognitions and rewards or, in some instances, disciplinary procedures. Often participates in the hiring process up to and including the hiring decision. Performs other duties as assigned.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Most work is performed in a normal City office environment, with occasional site visits. Exposure to dust, noise, inclement weather, temperature extremes and unpleasant odors. Lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds. Operate a variety of standard office equipment including computer, telephone, calculator, copy and fax machine requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement. Travel to/from meetings and various locations. Operate a motor vehicle.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or marital status. When advised reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an “otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.

This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


7575 E. Main St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 312-2491

Position #14-00088

Street Operations Director Supplemental Questionnaire


Do you possess a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of education and experience in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, Public Administration or related field from an accredited institution? (two (2) years of relevant experience for every one (1) year of education is required)



Do you possess recent experience in public works management as a supervisor/manager in an engineering or maintenance operations environment?

No experience
Less than 5 years’ experience
5 - 7 years' experience
7 -10 years’ experience
More than 10 years’ experience

* Required Question

To apply: Visit our website at http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov


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