TxDOT's Director of Maritime Division is looking for a Division Director based in Austin, TX. We have a diverse workforce of over 12,000 employees statewide. If you want to build an exciting career, let’s talk!
At TxDOT we value employee work-life-balance. In keeping with our commitment to this value our employees benefit from a wide array of programs and activities that include telework, flexed and compressed work schedules, wellness leave incentive, in-house wellness center, career development programs, tuition assistance, and various other benefits. For a complete list of our total compensation package please visit our website at Total Compensation
118 E. Riverside Dr. Austin, TX 78704
Travel (Overnight) Required: Up to 35%
Military Occup Specialty Code
State Classification Code: 1626
State Classification Title: Director VII
Occupational Category: Program Management
TxDOT is committed to hiring veterans. To assist in determining whether your military experience may pertain to the minimum requirements for this position, Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces have been assigned to each state classification code/title where applicable. The MOS codes are grouped by occupational category.
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Directs and manages all activities of the Maritime Division to include waterway, seaport, ferry, marine projects planning, development and operations. Reports to the Deputy Executive Director. Recommends policies, procedures, staffing and funding requirements to execute division programs. Work requires extensive contact with high-level executives, governmental officials and private entities. Employees at this level perform work at the highest level of discretion and independent judgment and are responsible for final outcome.
The essential duties for this job include:
Directs development and monitoring of the division operating budget including staffing and funding recommendations.
Initiates and participates in departmental maritime research.
Maintains a collaborative working relationship with federal, state and local governments and agencies with interest and responsibilities in maritime services, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Maritime Administration.
Oversees and directs risk assessments in areas of responsibility of potential fraud, waste and abuse and in conjunction with the Administration; develops and implements policies and procedures to identify, prevent and eliminate fraud, waste and abuse.
Oversees and directs the development of short and long-range plans and reports for waterway, seaport and marine operations.
Participates in the development of the Statewide Long-Range Plan.
Provides maritime technical expertise and assistance to districts, division and offices.
Recommends to the Deputy Executive Director and implements policy and procedures for department maritime activities.
Represents the Department at national, state and local levels concerning maritime activities.
Represents the department in its capacity as the non-federal sponsor of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
Reviews, analyzes and monitors the development and implementation of legislation affecting the division.
Serves as department liaison to the Texas Transportation Commissions Port Authority Advisory Committee.
Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
The required competencies for this job include:
Marine transportation planning and development principles and practices
Applicable governmental laws, rules and regulations specific to area of responsibility for safeguarding information and information technology related systems
Program/Project planning development, implementation and evaluation
Developing, implementing and monitoring budgets and resources
Applicable laws, rules and regulations
Provides organizational leadership; fosters collaborative relationships; initiates and supports quality management activities and performance management measures to provide the highest quality products and services
Manages financial and personnel resources to achieve individual and organizational goals
Collaborates and cooperates with others and builds effective working relationships with internal and external customers to accomplish organizational goals
Communicating vision and direction of how an organization should function or a system should work under ideal conditions and conveying this to others
Establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support overall business strategy/results; anticipating and adjusting for problems/roadblocks
Directing and establishing objectives; clarifying roles and responsibilities through individual performance plans; monitoring and measuring performance against goals; evaluating results and making necessary adjustments to meet deadlines
Research and analysis methodologies
Researching, analyzing, interpreting and composing technical information
Public relations for maintaining effective working relationships with individuals and groups
Administering applicable programs
Persuasion and negotiation of critical issues
Directing the development of policy and operating procedures
Analyzing and organizing business and technical data
Communicating complex ideas and information clearly, concisely, and effectively
Developing and giving presentations
Interpreting and analyzing legislation, rules and regulations
This job requires the following:
This job requires the following:
8 years in Transportation experience including marine transportation or comparable military experience
Experience can be satisfied by full-time or prorated part-time equivalent
Must have three (3) years managerial/supervisory experience.
Related graduate level education may be substituted for experience on a year per year basis.
Licenses and Certifications
The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job:
Valid Driver's License
Conditions of Employment
Conditions for this Position: Standards of Employment
Note: Job titles, salary groups, and/or salary ranges may change on or after September 1, 2019.
You must complete the online State of Texas application to include work experience, education and all information necessary. Your online application and additional information on your resume, if provided, will be reviewed to determine if you meet minimum requirements for the position.
The Texas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination in the workplace.
Job postings expire at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.