Post Date: 06/26/2019
Close Date: 07/15/2019
The Parking Operations Division in the Portland Bureau of Transportation is recruiting for a Coordinator IV to lead the Policy and Outreach section. The section has eight staff and is responsible for working with community groups to develop new and managing existing parking districts; implementing the newly adopted Parking Management Manual; administering the Area Parking Permit Program, and developing data collection plans and complete analysis to continuously improve parking management in the City. This includes reviewing and analyzing data to determine how best to achieve the City's parking management and transportation goals.
Personal characteristics that distinguish the incumbent as being an effective leader: team builder, customer-driven, decisive, results-oriented, and committed to improvement. These characteristics are essential as the typical responsibilities include:•Leading a group of talented individuals who develop and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to promote parking management throughout the City.
•Managing a variety of personnel processes including the hiring of staff, developing work plans and overseeing the disciplinary process.
•Developing work plans and strategies to continuously advance the standards and processes of the work unit.
•Creating implementation plans for the specific programs and projects developed with the community.
•Ability to communicate clearly, logically, and persuasively, both verbally and in writing; prepare concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence, and other documents.
An ideal candidate profile is one who has: ◦The ability to establish effective working relationships with a diverse customer base and workforce.
◦The ability to identify departmental priorities and make decisions to ensure work efforts and resources are employed appropriately.
◦Highly developed conflict management, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
◦An excellent communication style through proven written, verbal, interpersonal and persuasion skills.
◦ The ability to balance multiple work demands and thrive in a changing environment.
The Ideal Candidate Profile has the following experiences/abilities: 1.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Bureau/Office managers and staff, representatives of other governmental agencies, the public, and others encountered in the course of work.
2.Knowledge of current and trending parking industry practices, procedures, technologies, and methods.
3.Experience in supervising diverse work teams and promoting an equitable workplace environment.
4.Knowledge or experience administering all phases of personnel processes.
5.Ability to collaborate with communities of color and people traditionally underrepresented in local decision-making; facilitate inclusive participation in programs and activities; communicate cross-culturally.
THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS:
An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their resume, cover letter, and answers to the supplemental questions, weighted 100%. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information.
Recruitment Timeline: •Posting: 6/24/19 –7/15/19
•Applications Reviewed: 7/16/19-7/22/19
•Eligible List: 7/25/19
•Selection Phase Begins: Tentatively - 8/6/19
•Job Offer: Tentatively 8/30/19
*Timeline is approximate and subject to change without notice
What We Offer You
The City of Portland is committed to offering medical, dental, vision, basic life, and long-term disability coverage that provides quality care, support and value to eligible employees and their family members. Additional benefits such as flexible spending accounts, supplemental life insurance, and employee assistance program coverage are available to ensure employees have the appropriate tools to safeguard themselves and their family. The City of Portland also participates in the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). For more information on the City of Portland's benefits please click here.
ABOUT THE CITY OF PORTLAND:
Lauded as one of the best places to live in America, Portland is a city with a vibrant downtown, diverse neighborhoods, natural beauty, good schools, and friendly people. Home to about 560,000 residents within 145 square miles, Portland maintains deep ties to the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty.
Portland has a reputation for being unique, and our particular structure for governance is no exception. Portland voters adopted the commission form of government in 1913, and over 100 years later, Portland is the only large city in the country continuing to operate under this structure. The five members of the City Council are each elected at large and have legislative, administrative, and quasi-judicial responsibilities. The Mayor assigns bureaus to each City Council member.
The City of Portland is a full-service city with approximately 6000 represented and non-represented permanent employees and a budget of over $3.46 billion. The City has maintained its Triple-A bond rating for over 40 years, with strong financial management policies and practices in place.
Shelonda Simpson, Senior Human Resources Analyst
Bureau of Human Resources
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer