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CHIEF MOBILITY OFFICER (BIKE/PED) (GRADUATE ENGINEER)

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on September 12, 2021
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CHIEF MOBILITY OFFICER (BIKE/PED)
(GRADUATE ENGINEER)
(Job Opening ID #513829)

Full-time position available with KCMO’s Public Works Department, Transportation Planning Division, 414 E. 12 th St.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Manages the direction of the Transportation group in the Public Works Department. The Transportation group
includes the following programs: Streetcar, Parking, Traffic Engineering, Bike/Ped, Transit Coordination and Transportation Planning as well as several program initiatives like Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Designs on and off-street bicycle improvements. Participates in the development of plans and studies related to multimodal transportation including bicycle and pedestrian studies, transit studies, traffic analysis, minor design review and systems analysis. Manages and evaluates mobility improvement projects and expansions and reviews designs of multimodal projects. Researches, plans, develops, and coordinates needs concerning bicycle and pedestrian
issues. Tracks implementation of Complete Streets and Protected Bike Lane Initiative programs. Coordinates, attends, and leads public and neighborhood meetings about mobility projects. Conducts community engagement and outreach with mobility projects. Coordinates educational programs. Participates in developing program management plans and strategic plans, including budgeting and financial management. Identifies, monitors, and manages regional, state, and federal grant opportunities. Develops grant proposals to advance multimodal transportation initiatives. Serves as part of various intra-and inter- departmental project planning
teams. Chairs the Mobility Committee. Attends Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Council (BPAC) meetings. Conducts and coordinates research assignments and field studies. Supports pedestrian and bicycle counts and related data collection. Supports the City's Vision Zero initiative through research, community outreach, design, and
implementation, as established through Council action. Manages the Country Club Right of Way. Completes grant writing activities related to mobility, bicycle, pedestrian, and Vision Zero activities to secure funding opportunities for the City. Oversees and guides innovative transportation policy such as the Shared Use
(Dockless) Transportation program.
REQUIRES an ABET accredited Bachelor's degree in any professionally recognized architectural/engineering
discipline as required by the hiring authority. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City. Preference given for experience in design, project management, contract negotiations, project planning, scheduling, and budgeting.

Salary Range: $3,957-$6,769/month.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.