This position is executive and managerial work directing the operations of a public authority responsible for both on and off street parking policy and operations for the City of Allentown. This position is responsible for providing a broad range of parking related services for the City. This position is accountable to the Board of Directors of the Allentown Parking Authority.
Develop, implement and review parking policies and operating procedures that support an appropriate capacity of on and off street parking opportunities
Plan, manage, develop and oversee operation of parking facilities and lots
Plan, manage and develop effective collection strategies for issued tickets and citations
Establish and implement guidelines and standards for customer service and marketing parking to the public
Develop a public information process for obtaining public opinion and support for parking regulations and services
Develop and submit annual budge projections, and report monthly upon progress
Develop and implement strategic planning issues in creating overall economic development strategy as it relates to parking in the City
Negotiate real estate and financial transactions for the effective operation of the Authority
Develop and implement policies and procedures as they relate to disbursement of funds, contract negotiations, purchasing and bid requirements and budget implementation
Provide leadership in the management of personnel with total responsibility for human resources activities as they relate to recruitment, selection, employee relations, disciplinary action, training, safety and Union contract negotiations
Serve as the contact for interaction with City, County and Sate officials as well as the media and general public
The ideal candidate will possess: extensive management experience (preferably in a municipal and/or non-profit environment), a demonstrated ability to further community and economic development projects, broad experience in developing and maintaining strategic partnerships, the capacity to manage a multi-faceted independent authority and the ability to quickly learn the complexities of the parking industry. Prior experience in a Public Administration position would be helpful but not necessary. Bachelor’s degree required. Salary commensurate with experience. Attractive benefits package includes medical coverage, defined contribution plan, holidays, vacation, sick days.
Interested candidates should submit their resume’, three references and salary requirements
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience