Program Manager (Deputy Division Administrator)
Company: US Department of Transportation
Posted on: May 3, 2021
You will serve as the Deputy Division Administrator (DDA), a
managerial position in the Division Office, with the primary
responsibility and authority to support the Division Administrator
in delivering the Federal-aid Highway Program in the State in
accordance with all Federal laws and regulations. You will also
serve as Acting Division Administrator in the absence or
preoccupation of the Division Administrator, assuming all authority
of that position.
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The Program Manager, Deputy Division Administrator (DDA):
- Participates with the Division Administrator (DA) in developing
and implementing Federal-aid oversight initiatives and stewardship
functions through an annual risk assessment of the State's
- Manages process reviews to improve and enhance project and
- Provides program expertise to State and local government
officials and engineers to ensure effective program delivery in
accordance with Title 23 and related applicable Federal laws.
- Recommends and facilitates the implementation of innovative
programs and processes to improve the delivery of the
transportation program in the State.
- Directly supervises a multi-disciplinary staff that may include
engineers, community planners, realty officers and specialists, and
financial and administrative staff. Manages the Division's training
- Communicates organizational strategies, goals, objectives and
priorities to internal and external audiences. Builds cohesive
coalitions and partnerships with State and local officials.
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience
relating to State, local, and industry transportation matters with
responsibility for leadership in the development, coordination, and
reporting of FHWA strategic plans and the Division Stewardship
Plan. The ideal candidate will also have experience with
Federal-aid or Federal Lands Highway management.
Occasional travel - Some travel is required for this
0340 Program Management
Conditions of Employment
- Must meet specialized experience stated in Qualifications
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the
- Required documents must be submitted by the closing date.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be
registered for the Selective Service.
- TIME-IN-GRADE: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at
the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions
contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
- SUPERVISORY PROBATIONARY PERIOD: You must complete a one-year
supervisory probationary period (unless already completed).
- GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A
government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be
retained for official business only.
- FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: The Ethics in Government Act of 1978
requires the applicant selected for this position to submit a
Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) within 30
days of appointment and annually thereafter.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must
meet the specialized experience qualifications for the grade at
which you are requesting consideration.
To qualify for the Grade 14, you must have at least one year of
experience equal or equivalent to the GS-13, it must include:
- Experience performing program management principles and
practices relating to Federal-aid surface transportation
- Experience providing program oversight and conducting process
reviews and strategic planning, specifically, experience working
with the Strategic Plan, Strategic Implementation Plan, Unit Plan,
and program and risk assessment process.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will
be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills,
abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Experience managing decision making processes regarding
Federal-aid oversight initiatives, quality improvements related to
State, local, and industry program administration, and managing GOE
Experience implementing current regulations, policy guidance,
and legal decisions in accordance with Title 23 related to
Federal-aid objectives within the State.
Leading, supervising, and developing a professional staff.
Communicating effectively the agency's mission orally and in
written communications with others at all management levels.
- Experience working with Strategic Plan, Strategic
Implementation Plan, Unit Plan, and Program and Risk Assessment
For all types of consideration, experience refers to paid and
unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National
Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other
organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious;
spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build
critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide
valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid
employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience,
including volunteer experience.
For additional information about applying to Federal positions,
please click on the following link:
Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the
closing date of this announcement.
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