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Assistant Division Chief (Transportation Engineer Manager II)
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration's, Project Management Division (Baltimore City) is recruiting for an Assistant Division Chief (Transportation Engineer Manager II) position. This position is open to anyone who meets the minimum and selective qualifications* listed below. This is a position specific recruitment.

The main purpose of this position is to serve as an Assistant Division Chief (ADC) for Planning in the Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering's Project Management Division. This position functions as transportation manager for project management and highway engineering staff that work on transportation planning studies and major National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) project studies. The ADC manages and coordinates overall work assignments within an organizational section consisting of multiple project teams, as well as providing overall support for the Division Chief. The ADC provides quality assurance, reviews and resolves personnel conflicts within a section. They assist in the development of policies and procedures, completes special assignments, coordinates work with other divisions, and resolves conflicts between divisions and agencies. Duties also include: program level management of project scope/schedule/budgets, review of written correspondence in a variety of formats, presentations to external agencies and to the public, ability to review geometric design elements using AASHTO guidelines. Manages multiple open-end contracts for the Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering and develop goals and performances measures, provide guidance, advice, and support to project teams and technical specialists/teams.

EDUCATION: Possession of a bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: Eight (8) years of experience in professional engineering, including (for the II level only) one year of supervisory or consultant management experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS: Three (3) years of experience serving as Project Manager in transportation planning, environmental management, highway design, or traffic engineering.

*A selective qualification recruitment is conducted for positions when there is a specific or additional bona fide occupational qualification (i.e., knowledge, skill, or ability).

Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. 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.

If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, you must list each position that you held, the length of time that you held each position, and the corresponding duties.


1. Additional work experience in professional engineering, or in technical engineering at the journey level or above, may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.

2. Possession of a Master's Degree in engineering may be substituted for one year of the non- supervisory experience.

3. Persons currently registered as Professional Engineers in the State of Maryland, or in a state with comparable requirements, are considered to have met the education requirements

The ideal candidate should be experienced in transportation planning, project management, and in the design of engineering plans for transportation projects. The candidate should also be oriented towards developing, and implementing, new planning (pre-NEPA) level processes that will support the overall project development process. The ability to develop/recommend viable project solutions, along with the ability to build consensus among a variety of stakeholders, is also desired. Candidates who possess, or who geared toward obtaining, professional licensures/certifications (i.e. EIT, PE, AICP, PMP) are encouraged to apply.

Possession of motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


TO APPLY: All applicants must submit an application online at here (use of this option allows the application to be saved). Since the test may be a rating of the information contained in the application, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. To receive credit for your work history and credentials you must list the information in 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. Qualified applicants may be subject to background and reference checks. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification from employment. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. All candidates serve an initial probationary period of 6 months, which may be extended to 12 months.

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 questions, 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 1-800-735-2258.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. SHA 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: Monday, February 26, 2018
This listing expires on: Monday, March 19, 2018

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