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Program Manager (Division Administrator)

Company: Department Of Transportation
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

DutiesAs the Program Manager (Division Administrator) you will: -Serve as the principal representative of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) with the State Highway Department and will be responsible for administering the total Federal-aid Highway Program in the State.Provide leadership and guidance to State and local officials in the identification of surface transportation needs and related priorities in carrying out national transportation program goals.Establish Division Office objectives, priorities, and timetables.Commit Federal funds expended while maintaining compliance with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations.Direct Federal-aid oversight initiatives and stewardship functions relying on annual risk assessments of the State's Federal-aid program and enforcement of fiscal accountability and current financial management policies and practices.The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced mid to late career Federal Highway Administration employee with Federal-Aid or Federal Lands Highway management and leadership experience.Requirements Conditions of EmploymentMust meet specialized experience stated in Qualifications sectionSubmit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing dateRequired 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.PCS/RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT: -Permanent Change of Station (PCS), Relocation, and Recruitment Incentive authorization varies by position/selection.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. QualificationsTo 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 15, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equal or equivalent to the GS-14, it must include:Experience developing and applying program management principles and practices relating to Federal-aid surface transportation programs (transportation planning, design, construction, safety, environment, finance, etc.).Experience developing and implementing strategic and performance plans.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:Program Management - Experience managing programs and processes regarding Federal-aid oversight initiatives, quality improvements related to State, local, and industry program administration, and managing GOE and travel. Managing and implementing current regulations, policy guidance, and legal decisions in accordance with Title 23 related to Federal-aid objectives within the State.Program Knowledge - -Federal-aid Highway program, Strategic Plan, Unit Plan, and Program and Risk Assessment processes.Ability to Supervise and Lead - Leading, supervising, and developing a professional staff.Communication - Effectively communicating the Agency's mission orally and in written communications with others at all management levels. Building partnerships.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.Additional informationThis -announcement -establishes an open continuous (12 month) Standing Register for Program Manager (Division Administrator) positions. - This Register will be used to fill Division Administrator positions as they become vacant. - Duty locations will vary. - -The difference in the salary at the GS-15 level -is determined by the locality pay in each location. Salaries for all areas are available on the OPM website at -Note: -If you are hired under this announcement, you will not receive additional consideration under this announcement for other vacancies.PLEASE NOTE: -This is nota -Bargaining -unit position.COVID VACCINATION: -As required by -Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject only to exceptions as required by law. -If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before appointment or onboarding with the agency. -The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement.This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if similar vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.Help Help

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