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Highway Safety Office Director/Coordinator

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This position serves as the State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) Director, the Governor’s Representative for Highway Safety for the State, and the SHSO representative on the Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission and the Traffic Records Coordinating Committee. This position directs the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of traffic safety programs instituted as a result of the National Highway Safety Act of 1966, and the distribution of Federal highway traffic safety funding. This position is the administrator of the State’s U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) underage drinking prevention program. This position directs the completion of the State Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to reduce traffic crashes, deaths, and injuries in accordance with the needs and objectives of the State and the requirements of Federal standards. This position directs the application for grants from the Federal government and public and private sources. This position facilitates the coordination of State highway safety programs provided by State departments and agencies, local units of government, and private agencies.

Duty 1
Serve as administrator of the SHSO. 60% of time

Duty 2
Provide advice and testimony on traffic safety matters to the Department Director, the Governor’s Office, State legislators, congressional delegation, and State and local governmental agencies as they relate to traffic safety issues within the State and the Department’s and SHSO’s mission, goals, and policies. 20% of time.

Duty 3
Serve on various boards, commissions, and associations and represent the SHSO, the department, and the State with traffic safety organizations statewide. 20% of time