The Deputy Director of Roads and Transportation directs the day-to-day roads and transportation operations, including construction and maintenance of bridges, repairs to guardrails, maintenance of county vehicles, acquiring property, installing and maintaining signage, planning roadways, bridges, and drainage structures, coordinating funding and disseminating resources to meet strategic objectives, and developing policy guidance within the Department. This individual directs the functional areas or operations of Roads and Transportation, ensures that employees have the necessary resources to accomplish goals, and assists the Director of Roads and Transportation in the execution of his/her authority in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the activities of the Roads and Transportation Department.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
A degree in Civil Engineering (CE) and be licensed within the state of Alabama (or, if possesses an out of state license, able to be licensed in Alabama within six months).
Held a role with progressive exposure to roads and transportation-related activities
Held a managerial role within a roads and transportation function
Experience managing a work unit
Managed a work team or unit (8 or more people)
Experience as a manager (i.e., supervisory experience)
Responsible for setting goals and making key decisions at a team or unit level
Worked with a budget for a team or unit
Responsible for evaluating the performance of those within a team or unit
Experience supporting the implementation and monitoring of work unit strategy
Contributed to a concrete substantial change effort
Supported the development and implementation of a strategic initiative
Responsible for managing and delivering results on a high level project at the team or unit level (i.e., more than individual level objectives)
Experience interacting with key internal and external stakeholders
Experience working in a high stress environment involving multiple constituents
Responsible for a team or unit that delivers services to internal and external customers
Held roles involving forging positive interpersonal working relationships
Responsible for the development and growth of multiple others (e.g., coaching activities, formal mentoring)
Responsible for delivering complex communications to multiple parties (verbal and/or written)
Experience working in environments that require adherence to high professional and ethical standards
Exposure to essential work tasks and/or processes in non-profit or government, or in a private organization that has constraints resembling those in the public sector
Additional Salary Information: The anticipated hiring range upon starting this position will be $106,405.00 - $134,939.00 dependent upon qualifications and experience.
About Jefferson County Commission
Jefferson County provides exceptional, everyday service through character and competence that strengthens the quality of life of its residents for more economic prosperity! With over 2,000 employees across 26 departments, our diverse group of employees utilizes their knowledge, skills and abilities by working together to provide high-quality customer service to ensure the needs of our residents are met.