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Chief, Regional and Intermodal Planning Division
SALARY: $64,608.00 - $103,743.00 Annually OPENING DATE: 11/17/17 CLOSING DATE: 12/11/17 11:59 PM DESCRIPTION: Executive Service Announcement (Open) STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION (SHA) Office of Planning & Preliminary Engineering (Baltimore City) Division Chief, Regional & Intermodal Planning Division Administrator VII (0939) (Selection Plan #17-50.0-12 RECRUITMENT: The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering/Regional & Intermodal Planning Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for a Division Chief (Administrator VII) position. This position is open to anyone who meets the minimum and selective qualifications* listed below. This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting list of eligible candidates will be used to fill these vacancies, and may be used to fill future vacancies in this classification in the Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering/Regional & Intermodal Planning Division (Baltimore City). The State of Maryland offers excellent health and leave benefits, 401k benefits, pension plan, a free transit program, and advanced education and training opportunities. NATURE OF WORK: The main purpose is to direct and manage the activities of the Regional and Intermodal Planning Division (RIPD). This primarily requires assuring that regional and statewide planning is performed in a manner that meets highway transportation needs, while meeting federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements, and allows for timely implementation of transportation improvements. This position's responsibilities involve extensive coordination outside the SHA with the Maryland DOT Secretary's Office, the Federal Highway Administration, county and municipal planning and public works directors, staff in local jurisdictions, metropolitan planning organizations and other state agencies, and private citizens. This position also oversees the Transportation Alternatives, Recreational Trails, and Scenic Byways programs that are housed in RIPD. QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred qualifications: EDUCATION: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. EXPERIENCE: Six (6) years of experience in administrative or professional work. Three (3) years' experience performing professional transportation planning work. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE: Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; consensus building skills; process development/re-engineering skills; understanding and experience with procurement and budget processes; thorough working knowledge of federal transportation planning and project development process requirements; ability to work with elected officials; leadership skills; demonstrated ability to deliver projects on schedule; and excellent public presentation skills. NOTES: 1. Additional experience in administrative or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. 2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year to year basis for the required general experience. 3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military services experience involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant on a year-for-year basis for the required educations and experience. LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS: Possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the state of Maryland. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed applications. To receive credit for your work history and credentials you must list the information on the Online DTS-1 application form. You may refer to a resume only to expand on information offered in the body of the Online DTS-1 application. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. The selected candidate may be subject to background and reference checks. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification from employment. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provide upon request. Please notify in advance MD Relay Services Number (711). This position is not a member of the collective bargaining unit Please Note: The Maryland State Highway Administration will no longer sponsor new employees in application of the H-1B Visa. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer. Applications must be submitted online by the closing date. If you have any question, please contact the Recruitment and Examination Division at the number(s) listed below: 410-545-5554 or 1-877-743-9311 Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please call at 410-545-5554 or the Maryland Relay Service at WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MDOT does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Posted on: Friday, November 17, 2017
This listing expires on: Monday, December 11, 2017

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