Number of Openings: 1
Type of Employment: Regular - Full-Time
Type of Driver's License Required: Class C
You are encouraged to apply on-line at http://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/careers/apply.html. When applying on-line, you will need to add this Job Requisition to your job basket. You may also apply at any Texas Department of Transportation HR & Employment Offices, between the hours of 8am and 5pm. If you elect to apply using a paper application, the department will only accept a completed State of Texas Application for Employment. For each Summary of Work Experience listed, only three quarters of a page of text will be considered.
Applicable information must be submitted on or before the closing date. Faxed applications are not accepted. Human Resources Office Telephone: 512/416-2994.
If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in transportation, urban-regional planning or engineering-related field plus eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in transportation or engineering planning include working with and/or for local, state and federal transportation agencies. Licensure by the State of Texas as a professional engineer and/or American Institute of Certified Planners certification and/or Professional Transportation Planner certification is preferred. Graduate-level education in above fields may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis. Must have five (5) years of demonstrated and progressively responsible managerial/supervisory experience. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by full-time experience or the prorated part-time equivalent.)
The Texas Penal Code (Section 32.52) prohibits the use of fraudulent or substandard degrees. Education and degree information listed on applications will be verified for all final applicants. See "Education Verification" on Careers page for information on verifying degrees.
Extensive knowledge of
Developing, implementing and monitoring budgets
Considerable knowledge of
State, county and local government operations and metropolitan planning organizations or regional mobility authorities affecting highway and transportation development and operations
Fund accounting principles and procedures
Working knowledge of
Intermodal transportation planning and design methods
Performance measures and performance based planning
Expert skill in
Communicating vision and direction of how an organization should function or a system should work under ideal conditions and conveying this to others
Establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support overall business strategy/results; anticipating and adjusting for problems/roadblocks
Applying engineering principles, practices and methods in job responsibilities
Interpreting and analyzing legislation, rules and regulations
Proficient skill in
Directing the development of policy and operating procedures
Communicating complex ideas and information clearly, concisely and effectively
Provides organizational leadership; fosters collaborative relationships; initiates and supports quality management activities and performance management measures to provide the highest quality products and services
Manages financial and personnel resources to achieve individual and organizational goals
Collaborates and cooperates with others and builds effective working relationships with internal and external members to accomplish organizational goals
Recommend to the Director of Planning, and implements policy and procedures for Department transportation planning and programming activities.
Oversee development and administration of the Statewide Long-Range Transportation Plan, the 10-year Unified Transportation Program and the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program along with other related statewide planning efforts.
Develop the Department's State Planning and Research Program for the Federal Highway Administration.
Directs and manages the Department highway performance and monitoring system
Manages activities related to data collection, analysis and forecasting of vehicular traffic, truck weight and vehicle classification.
Directs and manages the creation, maintenance and distribution of Department county and special purpose maps.
Administers and coordinates statewide freight intermodal and multimodal transportation planning activities.
Coordinate system planning activities with other states.
Coordinate the activities of metropolitan planning organizations and regional mobility authorities.
Recommends staffing and funding for Department┐s transportation planning and programming activities.
Oversees and directs risk assessments in areas of responsibility of potential fraud, waste and abuse and in conjunction with the Administration develops and implements policies and procedures to identify, prevent and eliminate fraud, waste and abuse.
Reviews proposed legislation and directs the implementation of legislation affecting transportation planning and programming activities.
Represents the Department at national, state and local levels concerning transportation planning and programming; travels overnight in a state or personal vehicle to complete Department assignments.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Applicants who do not apply online must respond to the following questions which appear on the attached Questions Document and submit it with the completed Employment Application:
Driver 's record check will be conducted by the Department. Satisfactory driving records are required for driving state or personal vehicles and motor driven equipment to conduct agency business.
Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.
External final applicants for any department position who could potentially be required to drive for the department must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to reasonable cause testing during employment.
External final male applicants who are 18-25 years of age will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the Selective Service System.
Successful completion of a post-offer/pre-employment physical exam at the employer's expense is required.
If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three(3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office.
Department employees or family members will not have, either directly or indirectly, any financial or other personal interest in a department (or a TxDOT) contract or subcontract of any kind. A contract may not be awarded to an entity that is owned in whole or in part by any TxDOT employee or immediate family member.
As part of its employment process, TxDOT may procure or have prepared a criminal background check. An applicant with an unsatisfactory criminal background check report is ineligible to be hired for the position for which the report is initiated.
Initial screening is based on the Education and Experience minimum requirements defined in the job posting. Interviewee selection is based on applicant information explaining how they meet each Competency requirement in the summary of experience. If you elect to apply using a paper application, the department will only accept a completed State of Texas Application for Employment. For each Summary of Work Experience listed, only three quarters of a page of text will be considered.
No attachments such as resumes, pictures, letters of recommendation, references and/or training records or certificates will be accepted. Such attachments will not be given any consideration and will be removed from the application form and destroyed.
Official transcripts or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of the conditional job offer.
An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group that has the same state title is not eligible for a salary increase. An internal applicant who is selected for a position in their current salary group with a new state title may receive an increase up to 3.4%.