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Airport Program Chief
Come aboard our Bureau of Aeronautics team at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation! The Division of Transportation Investment Management, Bureau of Aeronautics is seeking applicants for an Airport Program Section Chief.
WisDOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits such as a casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, ample vacation time, excellent health benefits, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee’s wellness and health. In addition, this position is headquartered out of the Hill Farms Office Building, which is conveniently located close to Hilldale shopping center, offering a variety of restaurants, shopping, entertainment and a weekly summer Farmers Market on Wednesdays! For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here: http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/home.aspx
This position manages the State Airport Development Program which ranges from planning and funding for airport and air navigation system projects, to management of all of the state’s land acquisitions, to land loan financing for airport and air navigation development. This position requires a high degree of aviation and airport knowledge. In addition, working alongside the Bureau Director this position creates improvements and procedures for section staff. Furthermore, this position manages a section of 6 staff.
Additional responsibilities include:
• Managing the financial work of the bureau’s accountant and financial specialists
• Serve as primary contact for state and federal airport system planning matters
• Direct airport system plan that guides future airport investment decisions
• Propose legislation concerning airport land matters and the aviation program
Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check with may include FBI fingerprinting.
WisDOT does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.
RELOCATION INCENTIVE: The Compensation Plan permits granting a one-time Relocation Incentive Award to employees who relocate as a result of promotion or transfer and expense reimbursement in any dollar increment up to an amount equal to 125% of the monthly minimum for this position in the pay plan. Moving expenses may also be awarded to the selected candidates.
A minimally qualified applicant will have experience with transportation planning and policies (activities may include developing system plans, ensuring transportation policy compliance, knowledge of federal and state transportation laws, working with transportation finance and/or budget analysis), experience managing multiple programs concurrently (activities may include providing program goals, monitoring program success, identifying improvement opportunities, analyzing effectiveness of program, consulting with stakeholders, budget/revenue analysis, financing analysis, organizing/planning meetings/events, ensuring deadlines are met etc.) and experience leading a team of professional staff.
How To Apply: Apply online with a resume and cover letter! Link to apply is here: http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=92016&jobid=91530&org=395&class=07830&index=true
Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions can be directed to Mackenzie Arney at Mackenzie.Arney@dot.wi.gov or 608-261-6298.
Posted on: Thursday, August 10, 2017
This listing expires on: Monday, August 21, 2017