Wednesday , September 22 2021

DC Government Jobs – Associate Director, Traffic Operations

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Job Description:

The position is located in the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), Operations Administration (OA), Traffic Operations Division (TOD). TOD is responsible for planning, assessing, monitoring, and responding, supporting, and enforcing traffic and curbside regulations and the operational impacts to the transportation network. TOD ensures the safe and efficient movement of vehicles, pedestrians, bicycles, and other sustainable transportation alternatives within and through the District. TOD leads special events delegated by senior leadership and the Mayor’s Special Event Task Group (MSETG). The Associate Director for Traffic Operations serves on the agency’s senior leadership team, provides executive leadership and management for the Division, and represents the agency internally and externally on traffic operations matters. The incumbent is responsible for providing a full range of supervisory and managerial functions, including managing and directing the Division’s programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent plans, directs, and monitors the activities of the Traffic Management Center (TMC) Branch, Roadway Operations (ROP) Branch, Traffic Control Officers (TCO) Branch, and Safety Technician/School Crossing Guard (ST) Branch. Gathers and disseminates traffic and emergency information using a network of cameras and other devices. Manages incidents and special events through a network of closed-circuit television cameras, local and regional contacts, and with the Roadway Operations Patrollers. Implements traffic regulations for maintaining an adequate traffic flow throughout the District. Assesses, integrates, and implements technologies for infrastructure and ITS system, including traffic signals, CCTV, variable message signs, weather stations, and highway advisory radios. The incumbent plans, directs, and monitors the Roadway Operations Patrol (ROP) Branch activities, which respond to traffic incidents, emergencies, and roadway activity in the city. The incumbent must determine causes quickly and recommend a solution for traffic congestion. The incumbent plans, directs, and monitors the Safety Technician/School Crossing Guard Branch activities that are responsible for controlling the flow of traffic from the curb or by entering the crosswalk to assist children, seniors, bicycles, and cars. The incumbent plans, directs, and monitors the Traffic Control Officer (TCO) Branch activities, which is responsible for maintaining adequate traffic flow throughout the city by directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic in selected areas and neighborhoods through the enforcement of traffic regulations.
  • The incumbent develops procedures for evaluating work products and services such as Traffic Operations and Parking Plans; analyzes potential organizational problems due to changing situations or identified through reports, quality reviews, assessments or from various complaints from groups, individuals, elected officials, business owners, visitors or officials from the federal government or other local jurisdictions. The incumbent provides authoritative analysis, advice, and assistance on complex issues affecting the program’s operation. The incumbent establishes strong working relationships with executive and senior-level managers in the Administration, the Department, DC government and other relevant agencies both in the federal government and local jurisdictions. Tracks and ensures the branches meet the financial goals and objectives. Responsible for coordinating DDOT branches for special events in the District of Columbia. Coordinates and plans with various agencies such as the Metropolitan Police Department, DC; D.C. Fire & EMS; Emergency Management Agency; Secret Service; U.S. Park ·Police; U.S. Capitol Police; the Mayor’s Special Event Task Group (MSETG); Maryland State Highway Administration, Virginia Department of Transportation, and the private sector. Provides support resources when required. Oversees the 70+ Dynamic Message Sign messaging and portable units’ deployment used for street and bridge closures, AMBER Alerts, special events, and evacuation.

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study — accounting, business administration, business or commercial law, commerce, economics, engineering, finance, industrial management, statistics, traffic management, transportation, motor mechanics, or other fields related to the position. At least ten years of experience related to D.C. Municipal Regulations (DCMR), D.C. Code, District Personnel Manual (DPM), standard operating procedures for the Administration and Division, as well as other rules, regulations and policies and procedures that relate to public safety, enforcement, and other related issues is preferred.
  • Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression. Specialized experience has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position successfully, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Details:

Company: DC Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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