Chief Transportation Official

Job Description

Chief Transportation Official

City of Palo Alto, CA



Recognized as the global leader in cutting-edge technology, medicine and green innovation, Palo Alto (pop. 70,000) is the birthplace of the Silicon Valley. The city’s creative economy causes the population to double during the daytime as the community is home to Stanford University as well as approximately 100,000 jobs. Supported by 12 FTE, the Transportation Office is dedicated to enhancing safety and mobility in Palo Alto while protecting environmental resources and preserving quality of life.


Palo Alto is interested in attracting visionary transportation professionals who are equally passionate about the future of mobility and the importance of community awareness and engagement. Well-versed in all aspects of urban transportation, the ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with superior interpersonal skills. He/she will also be an effective people manager capable of building and maintaining a strong team. Six years of professional level experience, including at least two years of management experience, and a Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree desirable.


The salary range goes up to $204,880; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. This recruitment will close on Sunday, April 7, 2019. Visit for detailed recruitment brochure and to apply online.



Teri Black - 424.296.3111

Bob McFall - 818.429.4699

Job Information

Position Title: Chief Transportation Official

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US Citizenship: yes

Security Clearance: no

Salary Range: up to $204,880 year

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Start Date: March 12, 2019

Position Type: Permanent

Travel: None

Language: English

Contact Information

Name: City of Palo Alto, CA



Phone: 424.296.3111



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