Chief Mobility Officer (Bike/Ped) (Graduate Engineer/Planner)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Engineering Planning and Development

Job Description

Full-time position available with the Public Works Department, Transportation Planning Division located at 414 East 12th Street
Salary Range: Graduate Engineer: $3,957-$6,769/month; Planner: $19.82-$33.88/hour
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Application Deadline Date: Open until filled


Responsibilities

Manages the direction of the Transportation group in the Public Works Department. The Transportation group includes the following programs: Streetcar, Parking, Traffic Engineering, Bike/Ped, Transit Coordination and Transportation Planning as well as several program initiatives like Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Designs on and off-street bicycle improvements. Participates in the development of plans and studies related to multimodal transportation including bicycle and pedestrian studies, transit studies, traffic analysis, minor design review and systems analysis. Manages and evaluates mobility improvement projects and expansions and reviews designs of multimodal projects. Researches, plans, develops, and coordinates needs concerning bicycle and pedestrian issues. Tracks implementation of Complete Streets and Protected Bike Lane Initiative programs. Coordinates, attends, and leads public and neighborhood meetings about mobility projects. Conducts community engagement and outreach with mobility projects. Coordinates educational programs. Participates in developing program management plans and strategic plans, including budgeting and financial management. Identifies, monitors, and manages regional, state, and federal grant opportunities. Develops grant proposals to advance multimodal transportation initiatives. Serves as part of various intra- and inter- departmental project planning teams. Chairs the Mobility Committee. Attends Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Council (BPAC) meetings. Conducts and coordinates research assignments and field studies. Supports pedestrian and bicycle counts and related data collection. Supports the City's Vision Zero initiative through research, community outreach, design, and implementation, as established through Council action. Manages the Country Club Right of Way. Completes grant writing activities related to mobility, bicycle, pedestrian, and Vision Zero activities to secure funding opportunities for the City. Oversees and guides innovative transportation policy such as the Shared Use (Dockless) Transportation program.


Qualifications

Graduate Engineer: REQUIRES an ABET accredited Bachelor's degree in any professionally recognized architectural/engineering discipline as required by the hiring authority. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Planner: REQUIRES an accredited Master's degree in planning; OR an accredited Bachelor's degree and 1 year of professional experience in community, urban or regional planning work. Preference given for experience in design, project management, contract negotiations, project planning, scheduling, and budgeting.


Who May Apply

To establish a/supplement an existing promotional eligible list.

Applicants for promotional opportunities must be current employees of the City of Kansas City, Missouri who have completed their initial six (6) month probationary period and meet the qualifications.


Other Information

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May be required to have a negative COVID-19 test result within 7 days of hire as the most recent test result. Having a positive result at any point for any current or potential employee will have no impact on employment status nor employment offer.

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For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

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The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

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The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.

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