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  • Asha Agrawal
    Please conserve: Think before you print this email. [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=9903 ] Company: San Francisco Municipal
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 22, 2009
      Please conserve: Think before you print this email.
      [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=9903 ]

      Company: San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
      Position: Director of Sustainable Streets
      Location: San Francisco, California
      Job Status: Full-time
      Salary: Not Specified
      Job ID: 9903
      Website: http://www.sfmta.com


      The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is committed to
      creating a world class fully integrated, multi-modal transportation system
      that is economically, environmentally and socially sustainable. In order
      to achieve the Agency’s goals in support of its vision, successful
      candidates will be required to continuously practice and demonstrate the
      Agency’s work values (accountability, effectiveness, integrity, leadership
      and respect) while advancing the SFMTA toward becoming an innovative,
      world-class transportation provider.

      Position Description:

      Under broad policy direction from the Executive Director/Chief Executive
      Officer and Deputy Executive Director, the Director of Sustainable Streets
      is responsible for the following:

      • Coordinates the development of the Agency’s strategic plan, long-range
      goals, objectives and policies

      • Develops policy and directs planning, designing, and environmental
      clearance of capital programs and services in the SFMTA’s multi-modal
      transportation network, including:
      - public transit (“Muni”)
      - regional and private transit coordination
      - pedestrian public realm and urban street design
      - bicycle facilities and bicycle sharing
      - transportation partnerships (including car-sharing and ride sharing)
      - transportation engineering
      - off-street parking
      - travel demand management
      - accessible services
      - goods movement

      • Oversees street operations which include installation and maintenance of
      traffic signs, signals, meters and markings

      • Manages off-street parking facilities (include approximately 15,000
      spaces in City-owned garages and lots)

      • Coordinates closely with City and County agencies (e.g., Planning,
      Public Works, and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority) and
      external agencies (e.g., Caltrans and BART) to design, review and develop
      transportation infrastructure

      • Ensures enforcement of all applicable laws, ordinances, rules and

      Essential Duties:

      • Oversees all functions of the SFMTA’s Sustainable Streets Division,
      - Capital and Long Range Transportation Planning (all modes)
      - Including policy and project prioritization planning
      - Environmental Planning (sustainability and climate change)
      - Public Life Planning (street and urban design)
      - Urban Planning Initiatives (neighborhood plans large area redevelopment)
      - Transportation Engineering (transit, bicycle, pedestrian, vehicles)
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      - Special Projects/Street Use (signal design, street use permitting, truck
      routing/permitting, special events management)
      - Traffic Routing (for on-street construction)
      - Field Operations (signs, meters, signals, pavement markings)
      - Off-Street Parking (in City-owned garages and lots)
      - School Safety (traffic controls, crossing guards, Safe Routes to
      - Accident/Safety Monitoring, Evaluation and Remediation

      • Directs the development and implementation of the Division’s goals,
      strategic plans, policies, procedures and work standards

      • Leads, manages and motivates the Sustainable Streets team

      • Monitors and evaluates performances based on Agency-wide goals

      • Conducts status review meetings with management and staff

      • Monitors organizational structure, staff assignments and administrative
      systems required to accomplish the goals and mission

      • Develops and manages the Division’s capital and operating budget;
      forecasts budget needs and implements budgetary adjustments

      • Evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of Sustainable Streets
      Division operations; identifies and implements changes to address
      planning, engineering design, project delivery, costing and maintenance

      • Interfaces with teams across the Agency to ensure successful delivery of

      • Confers and negotiates with City administrative officials, City
      Attorney’s office, elected public representatives and others regarding
      issues related to the Division’s activities

      • Prepares and presents reports to the SFMTA Board of Directors,
      management and staff

      • Represents the Agency before legislative bodies, administrative
      officials, public agencies, community groups, labor organizations and
      technical and transportation industry organizations

      • Provides policy direction and final staff level approval on physical
      street design

      • Directs the development of professional and technical reports concerning
      fleet, facilities and transit operations, vehicle, bicycle, pedestrian,
      and taxi plans related to the capital investment program

      • Performs related duties as required

      Desirable Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of executive level experience

      • Master’s degree in transportation planning, transportation engineering,
      transportation management or a related field is preferable

      • At least ten years of executive level experience

      • Expertise in transportation planning and/or transportation engineering

      • Experience administering and delivering at least five large,
      multi-modal, multi-phased transportation projects and programs that
      enhance economic, environmental, and social sustainability goals

      • Experience working for or with public sector transportation agencies
      facing the opportunities, political challenges and financial hurdles found
      in the San Francisco Bay Area

      • Demonstrated acumen for dealing with political and community issues

      How To Apply:

      The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employment applications
      for this position will be accepted through an on-line process only. Resumé
      and cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications must be
      attached to the application.

      Applying Online:

      * Visit http://www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process
      * Choose “9187 Deputy Director II, Municipal Transportation Agency” from
      the list of job opportunities (PEX-9187-055893)
      * Click “Apply” located under the position salary information and
      acknowledge the information
      * Click on “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or on
      “I have Registered Previously”
      * Follow instructions given on the screen

      Upon successful submittal of the application online, the applicant will
      receive a notification on the screen, as well as in the applicant’s e-mail
      inbox, acknowledging the receipt of the application by the SFMTA - Merit
      Section. If you are having difficulty submitting your application online,
      please contact us at 415-701-5062 or 415-701-5046 between 8:30 a.m. and
      4:30 p.m.

      Selection Procedures:

      Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience.
      Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine
      candidates’ qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet
      the needs of the Agency will be invited to participate in the selection

      Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation
      in the selection process must contact the SFMTA by phone at 415-701-5062
      or 415-701-5043 (TTY); or in writing to: SFMTA Human Resources, Merit
      Section, 1 South Van Ness, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. For further
      information, contact 415-701-5062.



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