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Region Maintenance and Operations Manager - Principal Executive/Manager G ODOT18-1561oc

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Oregon Department of Transportation .

Salem, OR

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Announcement: ODOT18-1561oc

Region Maintenance and Operations Manager

Principal Executive/Manager G

Highway Division - Region 2


Bring your dynamic leadership experience to ODOT!

Join us in keeping Oregon's roadways safe as our Region 2 Maintenance and Operations manager (RMOM). This vital position serves as the executive leader in Region 2 for the delivery of our multi-million dollar Maintenance and Operations program. The RMOM is responsible for the oversight of all maintenance and operational transportation assets and issues associated with 4,600 lane miles of state highway in 11 counties, including billions of dollars in publicly owned assets associated with the state highway system within the region. The person in this position determines the strategy for outsourcing maintenance work, contract work, and consultants, as well as the strategy for dealing with multi-million dollar private investments that affect ODOT facilities.

As the central figure in managing and leading the Region 2 Maintenance and Operations programs, this role supervises and mentors district managers, frontline maintenance managers, and all other positions managed by these positions. The RMOM also is responsible for the Region Traffic Operations Center and electrical crew.

The district managers are responsible for contractor and permitted private development construction work on the state highway system and are responsible for the internal delivery of maintenance and operations programs with a regional operating budget of $45 million per year. The RMOM, through the district managers, manages the region Maintenance and Operations portfolio that includes the entire maintenance base budgets, permit authority for private development and local development on the state highway system, and the resources to deliver the program including decisions and management of contracts. This person also ensures that appropriate communication and collaboration is maintained, internally and externally, throughout the Maintenance and Operations program.

We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.

Additional Details:

This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for Friday, 03/09/2018 at 8:00 a.m.

, but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

The successful candidate will become part of the state's management team.

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure delivery of the Maintenance and Operations program within the region.

Develop annual business plans that establish regional priorities, schedules, and budgets for maintenance work and projects.

Direct the work of district managers and the emergency and operations manager in the use of statewide management systems and ensure proper use of performance measures.

Direct and oversee the region's district permitting programs.

Review maintenance and operational work with district managers.

Interpret and communicate rules, regulations, policies, and procedures for access management, utilities, and contracting.

Assist the region manager in developing strategies that coordinate maintenance and operational efforts.

Lead the district managers in developing, prioritizing, implementing, and evaluating the region's Maintenance and Operations program.

Chair the region Maintenance and Operations management team and serve as an active member of the region leadership team.

Recruit, select, supervise, and mentor district managers, frontline maintenance mangers, and district permit staff.

Please click here for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

Six (6) years of management experience in a public or private organization, which included responsibility for each of the following:

a) Development of program rules and policies,

b) Development of long- and short-range goals and plans,

c) Program evaluation, and

d) Budget preparation.

In the work history section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.

Special Qualifications:

Driving is an essential function of this position. A valid driver license and an acceptable driving record are required for this position. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s).

Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria:

In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. You are not required to have all of these attributes, but please make sure that the ones you do have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be graded on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.

Effective management and leadership skills.

Proven human resource management skills, including the ability to tactfully and sensitively deal with others.

Ability to make rational and realistic decisions based on factual information and consideration of available organizational resources.

Awareness of conditions that may jeopardize the safety of the traveling public or ODOT employees.

Demonstrated competency in the principles and techniques of managing a large, complex, and diverse organization

Demonstrated ability of working extensively with local jurisdictions, other agencies, and the public.

Working knowledge of highway construction, maintenance, and implementation of engineering design standards, specifications and construction management principles.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in both office and field environments.

Regular travel within the region and occasional statewide travel is required.

Field work involves exposure to high traffic volumes, heavy construction equipment, inclement weather, rough terrain, hard surfaced pavements, and slide or rock fall areas.

Occasional work outdoors at project sites may require walking on rough terrain, stooping or bending around structures or equipment, and working 20 feet or more above ground/water.

This position is on call 24 hours per day, seven days a week. Long hours may be required, including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

This position requires frequent contact with elected and local officials, various media, stakeholders with competing demands/agendas, and the public in conditions that may be emotionally charged or adversarial. Media contact may require on-camera interviews.

Additional Information

Application Instructions:

We appreciate your interest in this position. To apply,

please submit a resume and cover letter as described below and answer our supplemental questions. Note that we have disabled several sections of the electronic application. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review attachments we do not ask for.


In your resume, you must clearly describe how you meet the qualifications for this position as listed above and include a list of verifiable employers and dates of employment (including month and year). Please title your resume using this format, [last name]_ODOT18_1561oc_Resume. Cover Letter:

We require a cover letter that specifically and clearly demonstrates your experience in the following areas and desired attributes listed in this announcement. Please title your cover letter using this format, [last name]_ODOT18_1561oc_Cover.

Please describe how you specifically possess the desired attributes listed in this announcement under the Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria section.


If you fail to follow these instructions, including failing to attach a cover letter as described above, we will have to disqualify your application. We cannot consider i

ncomplete or late applications.

Pre-employment Checks:

We will conduct criminal background checks on final candidates including current ODOT employees. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System), and/or education verification as required for the position.

Veteran's Points

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference, veterans must attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. Please title your DD214 like this, [Your Last Name] DD214 and your disability letter [Your Last Name] Disability Letter. Veterans may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs at 1-(see application details).


DD214 member 1 copies do not contain character of service and cannot be used to verify veterans' preference eligibility. Please attach DD214 member 2 or 4.

Work Authorization:

ODOT does not offer VISA sponsorships. Within three days of hire, successful candidates will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States.

Questions and Application Support:

For questions about the job announcement, call (see application details).

For technical help with your login or online application issues, call 1-(see application details) from 6:30a to 5:30p PT M-F by leaving a voicemail. It may take up to 24 hours to receive a response. If you do not receive a response after 24 hours, you can email Technical Support at (see application details) .

We encourage you to print and/or save a PDF copy of your application.

Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

355 Capitol St NE

Salem OR 97301-3871

Fax (see application details)

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. For questions, concerns, or complaints regarding EEO/AA/ADA, contact the employee civil rights and diversity manager at 1-(see application details) (1-(see application details)). This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at (see application details). Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.


Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

$5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

Long-term and short-term disability

Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

Flexible spending accounts

Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.

Company info

Oregon Department of Transportation .
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