District 10 Manager

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Oregon Department of Transportation
OR, United States

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District 10 Manager


Bend, OR 



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Principal Executive/Manager F – District 10 Manager
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division
Region 4 – District 10

The role:  
As the district 10 manager, you'll be responsible for overseeing operational activities that maintain Oregon’s highways, bridges, pathway systems and facilities. This exciting opportunity is for candidates who thrive on embracing diversity, are visionaries, leaders and achievers. Bring your professional management experience and join our team in continuously providing safe and reliable roadway systems!
We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website
A day in the life:
  • Manage the maintenance and operational activities associated with maintaining the state highways, bridges, pathway systems and related facilities within the district.
  • Provide leadership and management of personnel, hiring, evaluating and training employees.
  • Work closely with adjacent districts, local agencies, federal agencies, other state agencies and confederated tribes of warm springs (CTWS).
  • Answer public requests and inquiries and frequently meet with individuals and public groups.
  • Identify, select and advise on specific projects or overall programs relating to construction, maintenance and operation of ODOT’s facilities in the district.
  • Manage the development and delivery of regional maintenance projects.
  • Prepare winter maintenance operation plans to provide maximum safety to the public and employees.
  • Collaborate, manage and oversee equipment and fleet for the district.
  • Prepare district and regional maintenance budgets, concerning labor, equipment and materials.
  • Authorize and monitor expenditures within the district.
  • Investigate transportation system problems (including crashes, major incidents and other emergencies) and gather input and evaluate situations to select the appropriate response.
  • Respond to emergency situations on the transportation system and investigate serious vehicle crashes.
  • On call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, including holidays and requires travel, some overnight stays and driving in all weather conditions. 
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.oregon.gov.
What’s in it for you:
  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
  • Live, work and play in Bend, Oregon!
What we need:
Four (4) years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation.
Three (3) years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation;
45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management.
In the "Work History" section on your application, you must clearly describe your experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide this information may result in eliminating your application from further consideration.
Special qualifications:
Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.  
  • Experience leading and collaborating with diverse groups in executing tough decisions with awareness, efficiency and integrity.
  • Effective leadership, management, communication, public speaking, collaboration and consensus building skills.
  • Demonstrated human resource skills including effective listening, negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution.
  • Understanding of program and project management principles and methods.
  • Knowledge of how various transportation systems work including building, engineering, operations and equipment.
Learn more and apply:
Our first application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Monday, July 11, 2022. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
Questions? Call 503-910-6372 or email ODOTRecruitmentCC@odot.oregon.gov.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer