Principal Executive/Manager F – Climate Office DirectorOregon Department of TransportationPolicy, Data & Analysis Division – Climate OfficeSalem
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Join our team and direct the ODOT Climate Office! Help the Oregon transportation system become more sustainable by enacting lasting change and balancing issues. You will integrate climate considerations throughout Agency decisions, pursue climate actions that reduce pollution and adapt the transportation system to climate and extreme weather. Set policy and priorities for climate-related transportation issues across the state, working with other state agencies, local jurisdictions and at the national level. You will also manage the budget, staffing and performance of the Climate Office.
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
If you are a current State of Oregon employee, you must apply through your employee Workday profile.
A day in the life:
Set agency climate change policy. Identify and implement actions to achieve climate goals.
Lead the Every Mile Counts multi-agency climate program.
Work with other agencies to identify and implement climate actions.
Advocate for ODOT and Oregon transportation users on various committees.
Engage diverse communities, especially those disproportionately impacted by climate change.
Manage and direct employees in the Climate Office. Work on recruitment and selection, allocate staff resources, ensure employee training and address any performance or behavioral deficiencies.
Develop office’s budget and purchase assets as needed.
Testify before the Oregon legislature on climate-related issues and bills.
Identify how state or federal legislation impacts agency policies, practices and resources (staffing and budget).
Work primarily in an office environment. Evening or weekend work may be required.
Statewide and interstate travel is required, including some overnight trips.
To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email ODOTRecruitment@odot.state.or.us.
What’s in it for you:
Work/life balance, 10 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.
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What we need:
Four 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 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.
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.
Click here to learn more and to apply! Please note that we can only accept applications and/or resumes through our website.
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2021.
For questions about the job announcement or online application, please call 971-345-1967 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.