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Transportation Program Supervisor

Company: Multnomah County
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Current employees: Please apply through the employee portal to be considered for this opportunity.Pay Range:$72,173.41 - $108,261.31 AnnualDepartment:Department of Community Services (DCS)Job Type:Regular Non-RepresentedExemption Status:United States of America (Exempt)Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):The Opportunity:OVERVIEW:This Work Matters!The Department of Community Services' Transportation division is looking for a full-time Program Supervisor to work in its Road Maintenance team.As a Program Supervisor, you will be responsible for managing, planning, and supporting the effort to maintain the county's road system in a manner that is consistent with the Transportation division's strategic plan and the Department of Community Services' mission, values and equity strategic plan. You will directly supervise staff and work closely with the other Program Supervisors to accomplish the division's goals, strengthen rapport with the community, develop and manage the program budget and practices, and use your leadership skills to create an environment and culture of safety, trust, and belonging. -In this role you will plan, organize, manage, and administer functions, activities, and services of the Road Maintenance program with two other Program Supervisors, develop and implement program and strategic planning; implement and assist in the development of program policies, procedures, and business practices; evaluate goals, objectives, priorities, and activities to improve performance and outcomes; recommend and establish administrative controls and improvements, and develop procedures to implement new and/or changing regulatory requirements.You will direct and approve the planning, prioritizing, assigning, supervising, training, and review of the work of a diverse workforce, act as a resource, and provide direction, guidance, and leadership to staff.You will develop, administer, and monitor budgets, develop justifications for budgetary recommendations and/or adjustments, and participate in forecasting funds for staffing and resources, participate in the interpretation, negotiation, management, and enforcement of contracts, coordinate the finalization of budgets to ensure the timely submission of the department budget and approve invoices.You will develop, implement, and maintain quality management and change management plans and systems to ensure compliance and achieve program outcomes. Provide expert guidance to other departments, the general public, and/or outside agencies, represent the county to the public, elected officials, other agencies, governments, and organizations including making presentations, participating in meetings, and conducting community outreach. You will perform outreach activities, respond and resolve confidential and sensitive inquiries, investigate complaints and recommend corrective actions as necessary.You will analyze and review federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in order to ensure compliance; conduct analysis on best practices and trends, and formulate and implement recommendations.Responsibilities also include: --Promote an inclusive, welcoming, safe, and respectful working environment- Coordinate work plan with other supervisors- Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review work of staff- Plan for equipment and material needs for operations- Inspect and monitor field work, identify deficiencies and corrective actions- Ensure compliance of all work by staff with County, State, and Federal regulations- Coordinate or provide training for staff, evaluate training needs- Determine, train staff, and monitor compliance with safety protocols for tasks- Determine, train staff, monitor environmental best practices for tasks- Evaluate staffing needs and make recommendations- Recommend selection of new staff- Meet monthly with every staff member for a check in, provide ongoing coaching and feedback- Perform annual evaluation using up-to-date method- Annually review position descriptions for each supervisee, update as needed- Implement performance management and progressive discipline as appropriateAt Multnomah County we are committed to maintaining an effective, respectful and inclusive workplace. We value collaborative problem solving and strive for continuous improvement. We strongly believe in workforce equity, diversity and inclusion. Visit our ) to see where Multnomah County is headed with these values.TO QUALIFY:We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the page.Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Three years of increasingly responsible road maintenance experience including one year of lead responsibility
  • The equivalent to a high school diploma
  • State Issued Driver's LicensePreferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.
    • Thorough knowledge of Road Maintenance practices, procedures, equipment and materials Advanced skills in working cooperatively and harmoniously with staff, peers, superiors, community members and special interest groups to gain cooperation and support
    • Ability to lead through collaboration, team building, mentoring, and coaching, and model this leadership style for others
    • Strong Budgeting and planning skills
    • Comfortable with computer, ipad, smartphone usage
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Ability to understand and review engineering plans
    • Project management skills
    • Strong managerial and leadership skills
    • Ability to analyze data from various sources and draw logical conclusions*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.SCREENING AND EVALUATION:The Application Packet:1. - - -Short online application2. - - -Resume3. - - -Cover letterThe Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the . We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:1. - - -Initial review of minimum qualifications2. - - -Most qualified application review3. - - -Panel interview4. - - -Consideration of top candidates5. - - -Reference checksVeterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference for this recruitment. Review our veterans' preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply. The recruiter as listed on the job announcement must receive all required documentation by the closing date of the recruitment.Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Type of Position: This salaried, management position is not eligible for overtime.Location: Yeon Building, 1620 SE 190th Avenue, Portland, OR 97233Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.Veterans' Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference. Review our for details about eligibility and how to apply.Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.Questions?Recruiter:Vlad MirkoEmail:vlad.mirko@multco.usPhone:+1 (503) 3184861Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.Job Profile:9361 - Program Supervisor

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