Assistant Executive Director - 55013057

State Of Florida Tallahassee , FL 32399

Posted 3 months ago

Requisition No: 105943

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55013057

Salary: $45,000.00 - $70,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 12/29/2019


915 / Transportation Commission




CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (850) 414-4102


For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.


In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation's Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided. Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation's Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Executive Director is responsible for assisting the Executive Director in the performance and coordination of all Commission activities. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Analyzes and evaluates the status of Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) State Transportation Trust Fund for compliance with applicable laws and established agency policies. Prepares findings and recommendations for consideration by the Florida Transportation Commission (FTC).

Reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of agency procedures, programs and standards. Presents the results of such reviews to the Commission for consideration.

Under the guidance of the Executive Director, develops and implements strategies and methodologies for monitoring the financial status of the FDOT, including a detailed analysis of the Department's Tentative 5-Year Work Program prior to submittal to the Legislature.

Maintains a working knowledge of state and national transportation issues and policies and assesses their impact on all agencies under FTC oversight, as well as on projects and other activities of the Commission.

Assesses on a continual basis the financial status of the State Transportation Trust Fund and its ability to sustain the work program.

Researches and drafts replies to technical and informational inquires received by the Commission.

Responsible for activities which require close coordination of work efforts involving, but not limited to, Legislators, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration Officials, city/county governments, Metropolitan Planning Organizations and other transportation industry officials.

Monitors legislative activities on transportation related issues and reports back to the Executive Director.

Reviews information or data submitted to the Commission by state agencies, local governments or other entities or persons.

Supervises work contracts executed by the Commission as needed.

Represent the Executive Director and Commission at meetings, conferences, etc., as requested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to anticipate and analyze trends in transportation and economic policy.

Knowledge of the transportation project development and financing process, with an emphasis on performance measurement. Knowledge of innovations and emerging technologies in transportation. Skilled in the legislative process and governmental/public affairs process.

Skilled in verbal and written communication, including technical reports and correspondence. Ability to find information and identify essential information. Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution.

Knowledge of strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods. Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and on teams as necessary.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently and within deadlines.

OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Level 1 Criminal Background Check

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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Assistant Executive Director - 55013057

State Of Florida