Under the direction of the Mayor-President, this at-will position directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the management and operations of City-Parish transportation related functions. Work involves responsibility for City-Parish traffic engineering, operations, and signal and sign installation and maintenance; construction improvement projects; inspection and compliance for new roadway construction; peer reviews of design and engineering plans; bridge inspections and repairs; contractor oversight of engineering studies and design engineering; road rehabilitation programs; flood control including levee permits and inspections; and capital improvement programs involving highways, bridges, drainage, and flood control. Duties include representation of the department in a variety of public forums (e.g. Metro Council meetings) and full management of the assigned services and related activities including financial and engineering planning, operation and maintenance, contract management, and customer service. Performs other work as requested.
Section 5:04 of the Plan of Government: Shall (i) have received a college degree (which must include the completion of engineering courses, or business management courses, or public administration management courses) from an accredited four (4) year college or university, and (ii) have at least ten (10) years of relevant administrative/ management experience.
Position may require possession of a license to practice professional engineering as issued by the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board. If license is required, must be maintained throughout employment in this position.
Resumes will be accepted 3/20/2017 – 4/10/2017. Please attach copies of university transcripts and related certifications/licenses.
About City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana is managed by a single, consolidated form of government, with a Metropolitan Council as its governing body and the Mayor-President serving as its Chief Executive Officer.
Baton Rouge, the State Capital, is located in Southeast Louisiana, 157 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico and 80 miles WNW of New Orleans via Interstate 10. Baton R...ouge is also served by I-12, I-55, I-59, and I-49.
With a growing population of more than 400,000, East Baton Rouge Parish is Louisiana’s most populous parish.
Baton Rouge has a semi-tropical climate, perfect for outdoor activities, The weather is consistently warm from May to September with mild winters. Precipitation is reasonably well-distributed and ample throughout the year with an average annual precipitation of 55 inches.
As the Capital City of the State of Louisiana, the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Area boasts diverse cultural and recreational resources and activities, including numerous museums, dance, theatrical and musical companies, and a continuing series of festivals featuring free outdoor cultural and musical performances indigenous to our region.
Baton Rouge is also home to two universities, Louisiana State University and Southern University, as well as Baton Rouge Community College.
To learn more about our exciting city visit our websites at www.brgov.com and www.visitbatonrouge.com.
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