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Assistant Director (Hoboken, US)

City of Hoboken

Assistant Director, Transportation and Parking

City of Hoboken Department of Transportation and Parking

General Summary and Job Description

The City of Hoboken is seeking to hire an Assistant Director to manage the Hoboken Parking Utility (HPU) within the Department of Transportation and Parking. This is a highly responsible managerial position that will lead parking operations and initiatives including customer service, permitting, enforcement, metered parking, off-street parking, and licensing of shared transportation services. The Assistant Director will also manage the City's parking programs and projects including updating and implementing the City's Parking Master Plan, maintenance and operation of off-street parking facilities, development and implementation of curbside management policies, management of parking technologies, and pricing and permitting policies. The Assistant Director will develop strategies for managing loading zones and freight deliveries, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, TNCs, taxis, food trucks, parklets, and other curbside management topics. Work will be performed under the administrative direction of the Director of Transportation and Parking, consistent with the goals set forth by the Director and the Mayoral Administration.

Hoboken is a dynamic, multi-modal city of over 60,000 residents located on the west bank of the Hudson River directly across from New York City. Hoboken has been recognized as a leader in New Jersey in cutting edge urban transportation policy and street design. As a member of the International Parking and Mobility Institute (IPMI) and the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), the Assistant Director of Transportation and Parking will have access to a rich body of professional parking and transportation policy resources and will be able to collaborate on best practices and innovative solutions with transportation and parking leaders from across North America.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Directs all daily operations of the Hoboken Parking Utility.
  • Assists the Director with administrative and managerial duties such as budget, resource allocation, personnel management, contract administration, and more.
  • Develops parking and transportation policies, projects, and programs to manage the supply and demand of Hoboken's 9,000 on-street parking spaces and 3,000 off-street parking spaces.
  • Directs and implements major strategic projects including annual repair and maintenance of all off-street municipal parking facilities.
  • Develops and implements curbside management policies to help guide the City in addressing competing demands for finite curb space, including meter policy, off-street parking policies, loading zone and freight delivery policy, and more.
  • Ensures a high level of exceptional customer service provided in all functions of the organization.
  • Directs and implements enhancements to the Parking Utility's online permit system.
  • Oversees the reexamination and implementation of the City's Parking Master Plan.
  • Conducts or prepares scopes of work for parking studies, bid specifications, and requests for proposals (RFPs).
  • Integrates cutting edge parking technologies into all projects and policies.
  • Prepares amendments to the Hoboken municipal code, resolutions to award contracts to vendors, and attends City Council meetings on behalf of the Parking Utility.
  • Coordinates and participates in public outreach efforts.
  • Works closely with the City's Special Improvement District to enhance parking convenience in business districts.
  • Collaborates on projects with other City personnel, including the City's Transportation Planner, City Engineer, Chief Resilience Officer, Chief Sustainability Officer, land use planners, and public safety officers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public administration, public safety, transportation planning, transportation engineering, business management, or related field.
  • Experience: minimum of 3 years of experience in parking operations management or related field, with preference of at least 1 years of managerial experience in these fields.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Certified Administrator of Public Parking (CAPP) or Certified Parking Professional (CPP)
  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Knowledge of the theories, practices, and principles of transportation and parking systems planning.
  • Knowledge of the varied transportation and parking challenges associated with the growth of urban centers, the movement of goods and people, and other attendant conditions.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of employee selection, performance management, discipline, supervision, public administration/management, contract administration, and finance.
  • Knowledge of the techniques used in data collection and surveys, and in other planning and research methods.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and other Office 365 software.
  • Ability to prepare clear, accurate, and informative reports and studies containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
  • Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible if they can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.


  • Appointee shall be required to possess a driver's license valid in the State of New Jersey
  • Appointee shall understand how to operate a bicycle

Salary Range: $90,000 - $115,000 annually, negotiable depending on qualifications

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City of Hoboken
End date
Monday, January 31, 2022 12:00 AM
City of Hoboken
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