WSDOT Washington State Department of Transportation
April 21, 2021
$118,284 - $147,852
Full Time - Experienced
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Operations, Project Management
4 Year Degree
Transportation Operations Division Director
Olympia, WA (significant telework available)
$118,284 - $147,852 Annually
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is currently seeking a highly experienced Transportation Operations Division Director (also serves as the State Traffic Engineer) who will serve as the lead executive for the administration of the Transportation Operations Division. The Transportation Operations Division is comprised of several different programs and functional areas, including: Transportation System Management and Operations (TSMO); Traffic Engineering Design, Safety and Operations; Traffic Incident Management and Incident Response; Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); Transportation Demand Management (TDM); Cooperative Automated Transportation (CAT); and Commercial Vehicle Services. The primary purpose of the Transportation Operations Division is to maximize the safety, efficiency, and integration of the statewide multimodal transportation system, working with WSDOT partner agencies and within the resources provided.
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To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, program management, transportation planning, business administration or other closely aligned field.
Professional Engineering License (registered in WA within 6 months of employment)
Ten (10) years of experience leading and managing transportation programs and/or agencies
Ten (10) years of experience in Traffic/Transportation Engineering, transportation system management and operations, transportation planning or related field.
Five (5) years of experience navigating complex organizational relationships in a large public service environment.
Experience directing activities on multiple projects to achieve a coordinated outcome.
Experience providing oversight to projects, identifying problems, and constructing plans of actions to correct deficiencies.
Ability to prepare, implement, and direct a statewide multimillion dollar operating and capital maintenance budget.
Ability to work with diverse groups, build and sustain effective teams, coach, mentor, and provide innovative leadership.
Additional Salary Information: •Work-Life Balance – We offer flexible work schedules that allow you time for your life outside of this excellent opportunity.
•Paid Leave – In addition to 10 paid holidays, full-time employees earn up to 25 paid vacation days per year!
•Tuition Assistance – Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
•Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more.
About WSDOT Washington State Department of Transportation
A career at WSDOT is a career where you make a difference in people’s lives every day. You will help drivers get where they want to go and get there safely. You will help keep our economy going. What’s better than that? How about unparalleled training opportunities, generous benefits, and flexible schedules?
WSDOT is an agency with one of the highest employee satisfaction ratings. We value and appreciate our employees’ hard work. The public does too. We get thank you notes from them every day.
The work we do touches every single person in Washington State. We’re excited that you want to join us. Thank you for taking the time to explore career opportunities at WSDOT.