PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Transportation, Office of the Commissioner, this class is accountable for directing the administrative activities of the State Traffic Administration.
Receives executive direction from the Commissioner of Transportation.
Directs the staff of the State Traffic Administration.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs the staff and administrative functions of the State Traffic Administration; coordinates, plans, and manages the office's activities, assuring timely reviews and approvals in compliance with statutory standards of all matters within the office's mandate; initiates and schedules traffic engineering studies; develops and maintains files and records of permit applications, correspondence, and related materials; coordinates publication of and revisions to the State Traffic Administration Manual; formulates program goals and objectives; determines project priorities based upon the office's requirements; ensures maintenance of and public access to office decisions and records; certifies records for submission to legal authorities; transmits office decisions to appropriate parties; assists in the development of related policy and regulations affecting the office; interprets and administers pertinent laws and assists in the preparation of legislative initiatives; evaluates staff; assists in the preparation of the office budget; represents the office before legislative committees and other public assemblies and may testify in court proceedings; represents the Department as the permit ombudsman with the Department of Economic and Community Development; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes, and regulations governing the administration and operations of the State Traffic Administration; knowledge of basic principles of traffic
engineering and statutory provisions of traffic control and highway safety; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to interpret and apply statutes and regulations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of professional experience in the planning and execution of complex transportation related projects.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of general experience must have been in a supervisory capacity responsible for planning, designing, or implementing traffic related projects.
NOTE: For State employees, the supervisory experience will be interpreted at or above the level of Transportation Supervising Engineer (Engineering) or Transportation Supervising Planner.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(12)-General Administration and Management
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Executive Director of State Traffic Commission in Salary Group MP 69 approved effective February 26, 2010. (Revised to retitle, change agency name and modify content) Action No. 21-011