Detroit, the multi-modal city, is looking for a leader in mobility advocacy and transportation design. We are committed to making it easier, safer, and more affordable for all of our residents to get around on a bus, in a car, on a bike, or as a pedestrian. The City has recently built millions of dollars in complete streets infrastructure, started a traffic calming program, finished its first citywide transportation master plan and street design guide, and has been actively working with mobility tech giants to prepare for a resilient future. Ready to help us take the mission even further?
To support this ambitious effort, the Department of Public Works is seeking a Deputy Director that will lead the planning, design, and construction of all Complete Streets projects. This group will work across all departments within the City's transportation services group to implement Complete Streets.
The Deputy of Complete Streets will lead this group and report directly to the Director of the Department of Public Works.
Bachelor's Degree in a Relevant Field, preferably a degree in architecture, planning, engineering, or a related field
Minimum of 10 years experience in the field
Minimum 5 years of significant work experience the design and/or implementation of Complete Streets projects in a major city/cities
Minimum of 5 years experience in project management and/or personnel management
Experience reviewing engineering drawings and plans for infrastructure or facilities
Familiarity with NACTO design guides and best practices of street design in other cities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated, go getter, capable of taking project from infancy to implementation tasks other than those stated in this specification
Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be evaluated on an individual basis.