This position is Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System
|Opening Date||4/23/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||5/6/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Type of Recruitment||Exempt-Non Merit|
|Shift Hours||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
Administration Building: (800 South Bay Road, Dover, DE, 19901)
|Contact Name||DelDOT Human Resources/Employment Services|
The Delaware Department of Transportation is seeking a Director for its Division of Planning. The successful candidate will lead a staff of more than 50 employees in the administration of the Department’s comprehensive transportation planning, development coordination, performance management, and project prioritization which include, but are not limited to Regional Federal Policy Coordination, Scenic Byways, ADA Planning, Bicycle/Pedestrian programs, and the overall Pipeline process. The position is responsible for the development and implementation of long-range planning programs; the management of subdivision access to the transportation network; regulatory enforcement of permit access requirements; and annexation decisions. The position has daily interactions with residents, state agencies, legal entities, federal government officials, and the media.
The Division of Planning, through the Development Coordination section is responsible for the timely review and approval of all development plans, entrances and traffic impact and/or operational studies. The Section reviews approximately 1,500 plans annually. The Director is responsible for finding innovative ways to streamline approval processes. The incumbent will report directly to the Cabinet Secretary and is a member of the Department’s policy-setting Executive Management and Strategic Leadership Teams.
Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Director of Planning
Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training. Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our Job Seeker Resources. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.
Pre-employment Drug Testing: Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.
The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.