Director of Transportation

City of Asheville

Asheville, NC

Experience Level: Senior

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

Salary: 100K+

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The City of Asheville is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Transportation Director. The Transportation Director is hired by and reports to the City Manager (with day-to-day supervision by an Assistant City Manager). The Transportation Director leads a dedicated staff of the City’s Transportation Department as they continue to provide high-level transit, traffic engineering, parking, and transportation planning services to the community.

Our ideal candidate will have the technical aptitude required for this position and will also:

  • Be forward-thinking, welcoming of challenges and hard work; 
  • Be collaborative, empathetic, and approachable;
  • Bring a passion for excellent customer service;
  • Prioritize and establish clear priorities for the different divisions within the department; 
  • Serve as an advocate for Transportation staff in decision-making and project prioritization;
  • Effectively leverage departmental positions and financial resources with a forward-thinking approach;
  • Have a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with executive leadership, elected officials, operational staff, and members of the public;
  • Have experience working directly or indirectly with the public sector.

For more detailed information regarding this opportunity, see position profile.

Posted November 20, 2023, 8:58 AM PST

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