Principal Executive/Manager F – Policy & Development Manager Oregon Department of Transportation Delivery and Operations Division – Region 1 Policy & Development Unit Portland
Are you interested in playing a key leadership role in the development of policies that will impact our transportation system? In this role, you will provide management and direction for policy, planning, major project development, government affairs, programming and investment efforts in ODOT’s Region 1. This will involve partnering with many jurisdictions and agencies to integrate policies, programs and oversight of state and federal funds. You will be responsible for the oversight of two units, Planning and Finance and Major Project Development, and serve as a member of the Region 1 Senior Management Team.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
Serve as Region 1’s representative on several ODOT management decision making committees and other external committees.
Use negotiation skills, effective communication and sound judgement to establish and maintain relationships with groups, both public and private, that may have competing purposes.
Provide counsel and guidance to the Region Manager on all policy and planning related matters.
Provide direction on the development of legislatively directed plans such as the Boone Bridge Feasibility and Cost Report, Westside Transportation Alternatives Study and the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail Reconnection work.
Coordinate closely with ODOT’s Urban Mobility Office management on strategy and stakeholder communications.
Conduct public hearings and give presentations to local officials, staff and legislators regarding transportation projects.
Direct planning policy revisions, long-range planning efforts, implementation of the Oregon Transportation Plan, development of large transportation projects and development and implementation of complex corridor transportation studies and investment strategies.
Manage the region’s Policy and Planning section, setting overall performance levels and expectations.
Develop and manage the region’s Transportation Improvement Program.
This position works primarily in an office environment. You will be required to work the hours necessary to perform the duties of this position.
What’s in it for you:
Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment.
Colleagues who are passionate about public service.
Work/life balance and 10 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules and competitive benefits packages. Click here to visit our full benefits website.
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This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call Wesley Dawn in recruitment at 971-345-1967 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
What we need:
Four years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation.
Three years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation AND 45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management.
In the "Work History" section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.
Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know in the work experience section of your application! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Experience building working relationships and negotiating with private and public organizations.
Experience developing and implementing policies.
Experience presenting information to various stakeholders.
Internal Number: REQ-46928
About Oregon Department of Transportation
The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.