Director, Office of Safety Programs

Organization/Company
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Job Status
Position Type/Sector

Summary

The candidate serves as the Director, Office of Safety Programs with responsibility for providing national executive leadership for development and implementation of the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) and other Agency grant programs, the Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) programs, the North American Borders programs, and the National Training Center.

Responsibilities

The Director, Office of Safety Programs participates as a key member of the Agency's leadership team in establishing broad policies, program priorities, and overall resource allocations and serves as a technical advisor to the Associate Administrator, the Chief Safety Officer and Departmental officials on trends and developments in the nationwide implementation of motor carrier safety programs, including grants, CDL, and cross-border programs and training. Advise on the impacts of Federal policy, rules, and standards on the motor carrier industry. The incumbent is accountable for establishing strategic direction for assigned program areas, monitoring performance related to Agency goals, and providing advice on the most effective use of resources. Consider a broad range of factors when making decisions or recommendations including relationships with industry, congress, other stakeholders, and the public. Administration policy and impact on various FMCSA and other DOT organizations and foreign countries must also be considered.

Represent FMCSA on motor carrier safety programs in dealings with officials of other Federal agencies, state and local agencies, the motor carrier industry, foreign governments, and a variety of interested public and private groups. Deal regularly with representatives of other agencies and foreign governments, other operating administrations of the Department, representatives of the motor carrier industry, and other stakeholders to promote motor carrier safety, policy, and programs, and to coordinate implementation of program initiatives. Speak and act for the Associate Administrator in accordance with established delegations of authority, and may represent and speak for FMCSA’s Administrator in matters for which authority has been specifically delegated or upon request.

How to Apply

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The application deadline ends October 26.