Program Manager - Unclassified (Transportation Systems Management & Operations Manager)

Pima County Transportation

Tucson, AZ

Experience Level: Senior

Salary: $100,000 DOQ

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This position is in the Transportation Department.

Starting Salary: $100,000 DOQ

Salary Grade: U3

The principal purpose of the Regional Center for Smart Mobility Solutions is to enhance regional traveler mobility on existing regional infrastructure, to include more than 5,000 miles of roadways, through management of traffic data analytics, modeling, traffic signal optimization, and active demand management via a Mobility on Demand (MOD) platform. The Center will oversee the creation and of advanced mobility and intelligent transportation systems tools for optimizing traveler and freight performance, while ensuring that all development conforms to autonomous/connected vehicle and smart infrastructure federal data connectivity and security standards. The Center is searching for an individual who enjoys interacting with a variety of community stakeholders and excels at developing creative solutions to complex challenges.


The Program Manager will oversee the Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Portfolio: Responsible for the planning, development, and management of the Portfolio designed to integrate smart technology to reduce congestion and enhance the safety, security, mobility, and efficient utilization of existing transportation system.


A degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Engineering, Geography, Economics or a related field and five years of highly responsible administrative or management experience to include transportation analytics, information technology and budgeting.

Selection Procedure:

Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/score against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.   

Supplemental Information:

Licenses and Certificates: Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicant’s suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures.  Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Services’ review and approval of the candidate’s driving record. 

Special Notice Items: The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education and criminal conviction history.  A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County.


Physical/Sensory Requirements:  Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position.

Posted August 5, 2021, 12:06 PM PDT

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