The Parking Operations Divisions in the Portland Bureau of Transportation is recruiting for a Coordinator IV to lead the Policy, Outreach, Projects and Permit section!
The section has eight staff and is responsible for: the parking data collection and analysis to manage new and existing parking districts, on-going management of existing parking districts, developing new parking management plans and pilot projects, oversees the capital projects in the SmartPark garages and issuing area and special parking permits.
Duties will include:
Develop new parking management areas.
Develop and implement new parking management plans to address parking issues in commercial and residential areas. Plans will require extensive community input and will be based on utilization and occupancy data.
On-going management of existing parking districts.
There are parking two districts in the City of Portland with Council adopted parking management plans. Occupancy and utilization data is collected annually in the areas and staff works with these communities on adjustments to their on-street parking management system based on the data. Transportation Demand Management programs/projects in these districts are also key components to managing the parking system through reducing the demand on parking.
Manage the major maintenance projects on the five operating SmartPark garages. This includes close coordination with consultant and internal staff to prepare plans and specifications, monitoring the bidding process and administration of th construction contracts. In addition to the Smart Park projects, projects identified in the parking districts are managed in the Parking Operations Division.
Area Parking Permit Program and Special Permits:
There are 17 area parking permit zones in the City of Portland and over 27,000 permits are issued to these zones. These districts were developed to address issues created by commuters. Each zone has it's own management rules. Over 1,500 special permits (maintenance, delivery, ADA) are issued citywide.
Data collection and analysis:
Over the part several years PBOT has moved toward data driven parking management. This includes proactive management of the on-street system in existing parking districts and implementing the newly adopted Parking Management Manual which includes performance based pricing.
An ideal candidate will have the following
Ability to establish effective working relationships with a diverse customer base and work force.
Ability to identify departmental priorities and make decisions to ensure work efforts and resources are employed appropriately.
Personal characteristics that distinguish the incumbent as being an effective leader: team builder, customer-driven, decisive, results-oriented, and committed to improvement.
Highly developed conflict management, negotiation and problem solving skills.
Proven written, verbal, interpersonal and persuasion skills.
Ability to balance multiple work demands and to thrive in a changing environment.
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