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Date: Oct 15, 2020

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Requisition No: 248141 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55002051 

Salary:  $75,513.53 - $97,723.40 

Posting Closing Date: 10/23/2020 








CONTACT PERSON:  Natalie Roggio  





The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development.  For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLYIn accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, training, evaluating, planning and directing work priorities. Identifies, coordinates, and initiates staff development and direction of subordinates. Provides employee orientation, counseling, and disciplinary actions and prepares employee performance evaluations. Conducts regular communication/feedback with subordinates in the direction of activities related to the District's Transportation Planning programs and related business plan strategies.


Manages the Transportation Planning programs associated with the planning of multi-modal transportation projects. Oversees and provides guidance for engineering and technical support related to these Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) programs. These activities include interdepartmental and interagency coordination, contract funding management, and project delivery. Maintains responsibility for providing policy advice on these programs and for managing a highly advanced staff of engineers, planners, technicians, and consultants.


Directs and manages the Policy Planning and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) programs and staff. Conducts these programs in accordance with Federal Regulations, Florida Statutes and FDOT requirments. Manages the oversight of Metropolitan Planning Organization products and provides technical assistance, guiddance and policy recommendations. Provides technical support and internal coordination for the development of the MPO Long Range Transportation Plans. Participates in public outreach efforts and attends MPO and associated Technical Advisory/Coordinating Committee meetings. Serves as liaison with local governments, Metropolitan/Transportation Planning Organizations, Regional Planning Councils, and other state agencies and provides them with technical advice on various planning programs, project priorities and funding options.


Manages the Growth Management staff and provides technical guidance to in-house personnel, consultants and agencies. Manages quality control for transportation planning and traffic engineering analyses and assessments to respond to requests internal and external to the Department including, but not limited to Development of Regional Impacts (DRIs), Local Government Comprehensive Plans (LGCPs), multi-modal corridor studies, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Right-of-Way Surplus. Manages traffic analyses related to traffic impact and concurrency studies, Development of Regional Impacts (DRIs). Responsible for coordinating reviews of Local Comprehensive Plan Amendments and Intergovernmental Coordination Activities Reviews (ICARs).


Manages Systems Planning activities including Long Range Transportation Plans (LRTP) plan support and development, access management classification, lane elimination requests, travel demand modeling/forecasting, interchange access reviews, and operational analyses, Transportation Systems and Design traffic projections, design factors project traffic demand and Equivalent Loading Accumulations for pavements design, roadway and bridge design, Project Development & Environmental Studies and traffic operations and safety studies. Manages the identification and development of needs in concert with external and internal transportation partners.


Manages the District Strategic Intermodal Systems (SIS) planning activities including preparation of SIS controlled access and Interstate Work Program, Needs and Coast Feasible Plans.


Manages District Five engagement in statewide initiatives and regional studies such as Future Corridors and other system planning efforts, as well as multimodal initiatives of other Local Agencies, including but not limited to Metropolitan Planning Organizations, Regional Planning Councils, various modal agencies, etc.


Implements departmental policies and decisions related to Transportation Planning programs.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and management; Knowledge (comprehensive) of transportation engineering principles; Knowledge (comprehensive) of the principles of capacity analysis; Skilled in word processing and spreadsheet applications; Skilled in the determination of work priorities and the delegation of work activities; Ability to supervise people; Ability to prioritize work load; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Ability to communicate transportation planning and engineering information effectively; Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and written manner, complex technical concepts and analysis; Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and prioritize multiple work assignments to deadlines; Ability to manage consultant contracts; Ability to function as a program and/or project manager; Ability to manage engineering programs.


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach