Sunnyvale is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic professional to fill the current opening for Transportation and Traffic Manager. The position resides in the Department of Public Works and will be a direct report to the Director of Public Works. Primary responsibilities include managing regional and high profile transportation projects within Sunnyvale. The position will be responsible for coordinating with outside agencies such as the Valley Transportation Authority, Caltrain, High Speed Rail, Caltrans, adjacent cities, MTC, and ABAG. Current projects include: Mary Avenue Overcrossing over highways 101 and 237; Bernardo Avenue railroad undercrossing; Sunnyvale Avenue and Mary Avenue railroad grade separations, liaison with the County for the Lawrence Grade Separation project; and coordinating with VTA as part of the proposed transportation ballot measure Envision 2040. The position will manage multiple consultant contracts and will be expected to coordinate and work closely with the Transportation and Traffic Division of Public Works. This position will supervise a small team. Other responsibilities of the position which may be added in the future include: managing and directing the Transportation and Traffic Division which includes transportation planning and traffic operations engineering; planning and coordinating division workload and budgets; creating and sustaining cooperative and collaborative working relationships across the City, with the development community, and residents; providing highly complex staff assistance to the Director of Public Works.
The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens March 28, 2019 and final filing date is April 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, planning, public administration or a related field and five years of responsible transportation, engineering or planning management experience, including two years of supervisory experience.
Internal Number: 18-00268
About City of Sunnyvale
Recognized as the “Heart of Silicon Valley,” Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 147,000, is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County. Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and, over the years, has transformed from an agricultural community, to a center for the defense industry, to the current nexus of research, development and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as Yahoo!, Advanced Micro Devices, NetApp, and Lockheed Martin Space Systems. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City’s daytime workforce to 230,000.
The City of Sunnyvale enjoys a strong reputation of being an employer of choice offering excellent wages, benefits, employee recognition, training, professional development and opportunities to make a difference. We invite you to join our team of dynamic, skilled and dedicated employees with a "can-do" attitude and apply for one of the City's employment opportunities.