Director of Transportation

Agency City of Santa Monica

LOCATION Santa Monica, CA

FILING DEADLINE Open until filled

SALARY RANGE $215,544 – $266,100 Annually

Congratulations to Anuj Gupta, the new Director of Transportation!

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be an innovative, strategic, and articulate leader with the ability to effectively manage and motivate a large and diverse public sector organization. A demonstrated track record in strategic planning, sound fiscal/financial abilities, as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills necessary to build strong working relationships with an engaged City Council, executive leadership, staff and key stakeholders are essential. This position requires a visionary leader committed to quality process improvements, customer service, and performance management. The successful candidate will understand the need to balance strong technical skills, astute political acumen, provide operational leadership, and adapt well to changing priorities.

This skilled department head will enjoy managing interesting and innovative sustainability programs in a smart city environment, during a time when the City has many new housing and other community development projects. An understanding of the risks in transportation from safety, security, and staff health is a must. This position requires someone who understands transportation at the highest level and is committed to quality process improvements, customer service, talent management, collaboration, building strong working relationships with elected officials, key stakeholders, and staff.

Please check the Job Brochure for more detailed information!

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