Deadline: May 26, 2023
The City of Alexandria is seeking applications for their next Director of Transportation & Environmental Services. Alexandria is located in northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), and Arlington and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 160,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It’s a unique, historic place that is experiencing substantial urban redevelopment pressures and opportunities as a result of a high market demand for urban living in a quality environment. The city is part of a large metropolitan area and the Nation’s Capital, yet it has retained its historic character. City government is responsible for 561 lane miles of roads; 185 miles of storm sewers; 240 miles of sanitary sewer; nearly 350 miles of sidewalks and shared use paths; and 900 acres of protected open space.
The Director of Transportation & Environmental Services provides the overall leadership and strategic direction for the City’s transportation and infrastructure planning, environmental systems management, and public works development and maintenance. Reporting to a Deputy City Manager, the Director organizes and directs street, transit, pedestrian, bicycle, sewer infrastructure planning; maintains City streets (including snow removal), sidewalks, waterways, storm and sanitary sewers, bridges; provides food waste programs, refuse collection, disposal and recycling services; manages air, noise, water quality issues; oversees the provision of transit services; maintains traffic signs and signals; reviews and oversees private sector development related infrastructure; plans for street, highway, transit, pedestrian, bicycle, storm sewer and sanitary sewer, and bridge infrastructure.
How to Apply
Find details about the position expectations by reviewing the recruitment brochure at www.mercergroupassociates.com