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EXECUTIVE DIR, FL TRANSPORTATION COMMISS - 55013053

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 53934 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: EXECUTIVE DIR, FL TRANSPORTATION COMMISS - 55013053

Position Number: 55013053 

Salary:  $95,000.00 - $125,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 02/18/2019 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

915 / Executive Director, Florida Transportation Commission

OPEN COMPETITIVE

SELECTED EXEMPT SERVICE

 

 

CONTACT PERSON:  Gerard O’Rourke

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (850) 414-4797

 

For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

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 (FDOT) VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the FDOT'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 FDOT's Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The Florida Transportation Commission is created in section 20.23(2), Florida Statutes, to serve as a policy advisory body and provide oversight responsibilities for the FDOT and the transportation authorities created under Chapters 343, 348 and 349, Florida Statutes. The Executive Director serves at the pleasure of the Commission and shall assist the Commission in properly discharging all of its statutory responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following duties:

 

Serves as principal policy advisor to the Commission and drafts policy recommendations for Commission consideration.  Oversees the development of all statutory reports of the Commission, including but not limited to, the annual Performance and Production Review of the FDOT, the annual review of the FDOT Tentative Work Program, and the annual Transportation Authority Monitoring and Oversight Report.

 

Manages the day-to-day operations of the Commission including:

 

Assists Commissioners with the proper discharge of their Commission responsibilities.  Supervises and directs staff activities.  Executes and manages contractual agreements for research, work or studies mandated by the Commission, the Legislature, the Governor, or other agencies.  Monitors monthly Commission expenditures, maintains budgetary controls and prepares annual recommendation for the Commission's operating budget.  In consultation with the Chairman of the Commission, establishes the agenda for each Commission meeting and workshop.  Develops presentations and position papers for the Commission on relevant issues.  Responds to routine correspondence and inquiries received by the Commission.

 

Serves as the Commission's staff liaison to the Governor's Office, the Florida Legislature, and local, state and federal entities. Represents the Commission at regional, state and national meetings, as appropriate.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Strong leadership and managerial skills.  Ability to anticipate and analyze trends in transportation and economic policy.  Knowledge of the transportation project development and financing process, with an emphasis on performance measurement. Knowledge of innovations and emerging technologies in transportation. Experience in the legislative process and governmental/public affairs process is desirable. Ability to build consensus among diverse interests. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to supervise employees.  

 

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Level I Background Check.

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: Tallahassee