The Department of Parking (& Traffic) is responsible for maintaining and operating the City's parking and traffic infrastructure and facilities. The Department consists of six Divisions: Administration, Traffic, Maintenance, Operations, Enforcement, and Parking Violations. The Department maintains all City traffic control devices and markings, including 136 signalized intersections, 9 parking structures, over 20 surface parking lots, and all on-street parking meters. The Department has an annual operating budget of approximately $17.4 million and is responsible for the collection of approximately $21 million in parking related revenues. The Department also operates the City's Parking Violations Office and the City's parking enforcement program.
The City of White Plains is seeking experienced professional candidates for the position of Deputy Commissioner of Parking and Traffic. The Deputy Commissioner reports to the Commissioner. This position requires experience and detailed knowledge of traffic operations and traffic control signal systems. The ideal candidate will bring both technical expertise and exceptional leadership ability.
The Deputy Commissioner performs highly responsible managerial and administrative work in planning, organizing, and directing all municipal parking systems and traffic operations. The Deputy Commissioner manages and directs office, maintenance, technical, and enforcement staff encompassing approximately 90 full time employees. Duties are usually performed in close conjunction with other City department heads.
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages, directs, evaluates, and supervises various levels of staff.
Develops department goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.
Participates in development of the City's capital improvement program as it relates to traffic and parking facilities and equipment.
Prepares departmental operating revenue and expense budgets.
Monitors departmental operating revenue and expenses.
Prepares, reviews and presents various reports.
Conducts traffic studies.
Performs professional transportation engineering work.
Investigates and implements safety improvements.
Analyzes development plan designs and specifications as they relate to transportation impacts and City standards and regulations.
Advises the Commissioner, Mayor and Common Council.
Manages various contracts.
Responds to public inquiries and complaints.
Attends Common Council meetings.
Engages with regional transportation partners.
Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree, preferably in a relevant field such as transportation engineering, civil engineering, construction management, or business administration.
A minimum of four years of experience in management with direct supervision of technical, professional, and field staff, including a union represented workforce.
A minimum of six years of experience in traffic/transportation engineering.
Possession of a currently valid license to practice as a Professional Engineer (PE) in New York State or the ability to obtain licensure within 6 months.
Possession of a valid Driver's License.
Desired Skills and Certifications:
Possession of a certification as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE).
Proficient in the use of computerized traffic management software.
Proficient in the use of software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint.