Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

This position is located within a Field Division Office of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The Highway Safety Specialist (State Programs Specialist) serves as the State Programs Manager within a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Field Division Office, with responsibility for oversight, promotion, and review of highly technical projects and programs (i.e., Commercial Drivers License Program, Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program, Intelligent Transportation System/Commercial Vehicle Operations (ITS/CVO) Programs) of the agency. Provides expert advisory support and technical guidance to the Division for Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP); Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Program; Performance and Registration Information System Management (PRISM); the New Entrant Program; Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN); and other duties as assigned.

This position is perfect for a mission focused highway safety professional with knowledge of highway safety programs including road safety. Demonstrated ability to relate to all types of personalities in challenging and, at times, contentious circumstances is essential to success. This is a good position for a person who wants to be challenged, who possesses leadership skills, and who wants to advance within the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

The safety professional should be able to provide training to State Partners and division Staff and provide extensive monitoring to the State and Federal Investigators. The candidate should be certified in conducting motor carrier compliance reviews and inspections.

PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is limited to the first 50 applications received and will close at midnight on the closing date or at Midnight on the day we receive the 50th application, whichever comes first.

Duties

As a Highway Safety Specialist (State Programs Specialist), you will:

  • Be responsible for oversight, promotion, and review of highly technical projects and programs (i.e., Commercial Drivers License Program, Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program, Intelligent Transportation System/Commercial Vehicle Operations (ITS/CVO) Programs) of the agency.
  • Provide expert advisory support and technical guidance to the Division for Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP); Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Program; Performance and Registration Information System Management (PRISM); the New Entrant Program; Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN); and other duties as assigned.
  • Coordinate the CVSP amendments and reviews of reimbursement vouchers; conduct program monitoring and evaluation of each of the MCSAP program grants; and conduct a formal program review on the State’s MCSAP program at a minimum once each three-year period and process review as warranted

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No