Arlington County is seeking an experienced, innovative, results-oriented transportation/parking management professional to help meet the County's diverse urban multimodal transportation needs of a growing community of over 220,000 residents and 210,000 workers at the center of the Washington metropolitan region. Arlington is a national leader in developing innovative transportation solutions and is widely recognized for its work in promoting transit-oriented development and transit facilities/services, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, transportation demand management/mobility management, and the use of emerging technologies.
This position is responsible for supervising the County's Parking/Curbside Management Program staff and providing guidance to the parking meter operations unit by planning, coordinating, and providing program management of curb space as well as on-street and off-street parking, while ensuring that the County uses the latest in parking technology for on-street payments, parking way-finding, and measuring on-street occupancy.
Areas of responsibility include:
Developing, implementing and revising parking program policies and Parking Element policies within the County's Master Transportation Plan;
Managing the Car2Go Pilot Program, the Residential Parking Permit Program, and parking-related capital projects;
Designing research efforts, conducting field and office research and analyzing information to support County efforts and positions;
Defining neighborhood and County-wide parking management improvement priorities;
Developing and implementing special projects and negotiating project costs, design, and schedules;
Coordinating with other County departments, including the Police Department, which provides parking enforcement, and the Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development (CPHD), which is responsible for building parking requirements;
Providing parking expertise, suggestions and recommendations to other County staff, residents, local businesses, developers and County officials related to new parking technologies, progressive pricing strategies, and new site plans or modifications of existing site plans;
Reviewing developers' garage plans and parking management plans;
Representing the County on program matters with the media, developers, business communities, and residents;
Coordinating supply and demand parking studies to determine if the on-street and off-street supply is working efficiently; and
Creating and preparing reports including ordinances, policies and documents.
The ideal candidate will have local government experience, will be a creative problem solver, will have excellent communication and presentation skills, and strong experience in land use planning, research analysis and on-street and off-street parking.
Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, Transportation, Economics, Business Management or related field, plus extensive progressively responsible, full-time experience managing capital projects, creating parking policies, and planning/directing/coordinating research and analysis to implement a comprehensive parking program.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with the following experience:
Conducting parking studies to determine parking ratios;
Conducting parking analysis, preparing reports and recommending solutions for County Manager and/or Board action;
Managing on-street parking and off-street parking in a local government environment;
Site plan review;
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) certification;
Presenting to elected officials, business leaders and civic associations; and/or
Using Computer Parking Management System Software.
Arlington County's strong economy, diverse population, significant national landmarks, unsurpassed quality of life, engaged community and world-renowned location (a stone's throw from the Nation's Capital), makes it the ideal place to work, live and play. Known as one of the nation's most progressive local governments, Arlington County has a combined Fiscal Year 2016 operating budget of $1.1 billi...on and employs approximately 3,700 highly dedicated employees. Additional information about Arlington County can be found on the County's website: www.arlingtonva.us