The Executive Director
oversees, manages, and provides executive leadership of assigned Administration initiatives.
The Executive Director will provide executive direction and program emphasis in promoting partnerships with other Federal, State and local government entities, motor carrier and insurance industries, safety interest and driver groups, the law enforcement community, and professional alliances. In addition, ensures the appropriate coordination of safety program and policy decisions has been accomplished within FMCSA, with other DOT Operating Administrations, and with other Federal agencies and ensures that executive level relationships within the Federal establishment and with officials of the States, local governments, industry and other groups are maintained.
The Executive Director will serve as adjudicator between sub-entities of FMCSA, and between FMCSA and external parties, including for safety rating processes and compliance activities. In consultation with the Administrator and/or Deputy Administrator, makes final decisions on technical, safety-related matters, and develops and advocates polices, strategies, and procedures for the international consensus on vehicle, driver, and carrier operations standards.RequirementsConditions of Employment
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- 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.
- PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Complete a one-year SES probationary period (unless already completed).
- FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Complete a Public Financial Disclosure report, OGE-278. You will need to provide the information annually.
- DRUG TESTING: Pre-appointment and Random Drug testing are required.
As a basic requirement for entry into the Senior Executive Service (SES), you must clearly articulate and describe within your five (5) page resume
evidence of progressively responsible supervisory, managerial, or professional experience which involved management of a program or organization of significant scope and complexity. Your resume must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate your ability to perform the duties of this position and meet the mandatory Technical Qualification(s) and Managerial Executive Core Qualifications listed below. TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs):
Below are the descriptions of the mandatory technical qualifications for this position. Your five (5) page resume
must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate you meet these technical qualifications. TQ 1:
Demonstrated executive and leadership experience with transportation safety programs and policies at the Federal, State, and local levels, with an emphasis on the safety of motor carrier operations, vehicles, and drivers.TQ 2:
Demonstrated executive experience directing a diversified staff involved in planning, developing and implementing complex operational and administrative programs to support and achieve agency goals and objectives.TQ 3:
Demonstrated executive experience in advising and participating with senior level officials in the establishment of policies and advises on the implications for organizational program operations.EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):
Below are descriptions of the mandatory ECQs that are required for all SES positions. Your five (5) page resume
must provide information regarding your professional experience and accomplishments that demonstrate you meet the 5 ECQs.ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE:
This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. Leadership Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE:
This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, Team Building ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN:
This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. Leadership Competencies: Accountability, Customer, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN:
This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. Leadership Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS:
This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. Leadership Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating FUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIES:
The following competencies are the foundation for success in each of the Executive Core Qualifications: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.Additional information about the SES and Executive Core Qualifications can be found on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) SES Website .You are strongly encouraged to review OPMs Guide to SES Qualifications for specific examples and guidance on writing effective ECQ narrative statements and executive resumes.Additional informationRetirement/Pension Plan
- You will be covered by a defined benefit, contributory Federal retirement system that provides benefits for both normal retirement (with as few as 5 years of civilian service) and for circumstances that might occur earlier, such involuntary retirement because of disability.Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
- You may participate in a retirement savings investment plan that offers before-tax savings and tax-deferred investment earnings. For more details, please visit the TSP website Employee Assistance
- Employees and their immediate families can take advantage of free confidential counseling with health professionals as part of the Federal Employees Assistance Program.Transit Benefits
- We subsidize up to $280 of mass transit commuting costs each month.Telework
- Determined by agency policy. PLEASE NOTE:
- This is not a Bargaining union position.