Engineering & Transportation Director – Tempe, AZ

Client: City of Tempe, Arizona
Position: Engineering & Transportation Director
Closing Date: Apply Immediately

Additional Information: 


The City of Tempe, Arizona is offering an exciting career opportunity for an Engineering & Transportation Director. With a total of 104 staff, the Engineering and Transportation Department ensures a safe and sustainable community for those who live, work, and visit Tempe through comprehensive planning and management of the city’s capital improvement program, rights-of-way, and multi-modal transportation system. Reporting to the Deputy City Manager, the Engineering & Transportation Director (E&T Director) position is an at-will position and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The focus of the E&T Director is to plan, direct, and review the activities and operations of the City’s Engineering & Transportation Department including CIP Design; CIP Construction; Engineering Services; Right-of-Way/Utilities; Energy Programs; Transportation Planning; Traffic Engineering; Transportation Maintenance; Transit Maintenance & Operations; and Streetcar.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of full-time management / administrative experience in one or more of the following areas: Engineering; Traffic; Transportation; and/or Municipal Operations Management. A Master’s degree is preferred.

The annual salary range for this position is $164,453 to $219,545. The City will offer the successful candidate at least $196,227 to ensure internal equity and mitigate compression. The City may offer moving and relocation reimbursement up to $15,000 for the selected candidate. Additionally, the City of Tempe offers a benefit package.

Interested candidates should apply immediately by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume (with staff oversight and budget noted) to Ralph Andersen & Associates via email at Direct confidential inquiries to Ms. Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900 or to schedule a discussion contact