G001-Section 55 Assistant Secretary Operations
This position serves as a DOTD Disaster Recovery Coordinator in DOTD's Emergency Operations Section, Disaster Recovery Unit.
Serves as project manager for assigned disasters.
Duties include all spects of the disaster recovery process through FEMA PA, FHWA ER and other available programs.
Other duties may include:
Development of Standard Operating Procedures and Job Aides Hazard Mitigation Grant Program activities, CDBG funding programs and other duties as requested.
Preference will be given to applicants that have:
At least 2 years work experience with the Federal Emergency Management Public Assistance Program (FEMA PA).
Experience with the Federal Highway Administration Emergency Relief Program (FHWA ER).
At least 2 years experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
Experience with SAP.
Must be available 24/7 as needed.
Must be able to work extended hours during a disaster.
Must be available for overnight travel when necessary.
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No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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DOTD Program Manager
A baccalaureate degree plus three years of professional level experience in accounting; administrative services; architecture; budgeting; economics; engineering; geography; human resources; information technology; landscape architecture; loss prevention; management analysis; policy planning; purchasing; risk analysis; project management for transportation/public works structures; in the development and implementation of a safety program to include safety education, teaching, training, facility inspection and/or accident investigation; or in the development, implementation, administration of a transportation program such as: urban/regional planning, compliance, program management or facility management in one of the following types of programs or systems: aviation, rail, marine or public transportation.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To serve as a program/project manager over a program specific to DOTD.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Broad from higher-level personnel.
May provide functional supervision over one or multiple DOTD Program Specialists, in conjunction with the management of assigned program/project.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD); May be used statewide as deemed appropriate by the Department of Civil Service.
Differs from DOTD Program Specialist 4 by the presence of program/project management responsibility for a specific DOTD program.
Differs from DOTD Program Supervisor by the absence of supervisory responsibilities.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES OF WORK
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Any level of this series may involve multiple, professional-level administrative functions, such as loss prevention/risk management, compliance/civil rights programs, change management, quality control and improvement, aviation, intermodal transportation, flood insurance coordination and management, and emergency operations.
Functions as the sole manager of a program or project specific to DOTD; evaluates the effectiveness of the assigned program areas; recommends and implements necessary changes.