Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: Federal Transit Administration
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(Note: DOT’s SES performance management system certification is pending. Therefore, the range for new SES members is $119,554 - $165,300. SES members currently earning above this range maintain current salary if selected for this position.)Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified U.S. Citizens
Dedicated to delivering results that matter to the American people, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) supports, improves, and promotes effective public transportation, the Nation's fastest growing mode of travel. Through the administration, management, and oversight of a $10 billion annual grant program, FTA supports the development and construction of subway, light rail, and bus systems to help communities provide travel choices; improve access to jobs and health care; drive economic growth; and protect the environment. America's surface transportation network is essential to the quality of life of our citizens and the productivity of the nation's economy.
The primary mission of this position is to provide executive-level direction for leading a multi-disciplinary staff responsible for federal public transportation safety and program oversight. As a key executive you will advise the administrator on implementation of FTA's safety authority under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) law enacted in 2012. You will manage FTA programs, ensure sustained and continuing improvement of oversight and enforcement of safety requirements across public transportation services using a safety management system approach and monitor compliance and function at FTA. You will manage a diverse team of public transportation professionals from a variety of occupations and backgrounds to advance the mission of a new office and function at FTA.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen
- Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date
- Provide all required documents by closing date