ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

City of Houston, TX - Houston, TX3.8

Full-time$120,000 - $140,000 a year
EducationSkills
POSITION OVERVIEW

PN# 22012 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (EXE LEV) - SIGNS AND MARKING MAINTENANCE

Workdays & Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm*
  • Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Assistant Director directs and manages personnel, reviews operations, and establishes objectives within the assigned department. Manages the traffic signal operations and maintenance programs as well as oversee multiple traffic signal design and construction projects. Reviews, analyzes and processes requests. Makes presentations to council, government agencies and other organizations in matters involving traffic and transportation issues. Reviews recommendations and testimonies. This position will collaborate with others to develop, review, evaluate and manage personnel actions, equipment and material inventories, budgets, legislation, ordinances, policies, processes, guidelines, audits, contracts, schedules, plans and specifications. May be called upon to act as a liaison to other departments, government agencies and the private sector. Researches a variety of issues that may impact the City. Establishes operational and reporting guidelines for systems. Directs the development and implementation of new or redesigned systems.

WORKING CONDITIONS
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions.

This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field.

EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of administrative experience are required, with at least three of those years in a managerial capacity. A Master's degree may be substituted for two years of experience.

PREFERENCES

Preference will be given to applicants licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas or the ability to obtain licensure within 6 months. Preference will also be given to applicants certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer and experience in Traffic Engineering and Maintenance.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
None; however, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 32

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call (832) 393-6069.

If you need special services or accommodations, call (832) 393-6069. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.