Residency Administrator

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Richmond District is seeking a multi-talented individual to serve as the Residency Administrator for the Petersburg Residency serving the following counties: (Dinwiddie, Prince George and Nottoway). This position, #00119, will serve as focal point for all VDOT services in assigned residency and be the primary contact for local government & their liaison w/ VDOT functions as those functions impact the local geographic region of the residency. You will communicate w/ legislators, citizens, government/VDOT officials, media & employees to provide appropriate & authoritative info about business plans & actions; participate in or conduct meetings with various public agencies & citizen groups; participate in ad hoc committees/groups in order to represent & achieve the district’s business needs & interests; attend public forums; investigate/respond to concerns of a wide range of VDOT internal/external customers; & assist in leading/managing the residency team to deliver programs/services. You will develop Six Year Plan (SYP) priorities & program strategies & work w/ District staff to develop the program; work w/ District engineering, construction, traffic engineering staff, etc. to provide local context & direction regarding project delivery & to receive briefings on project scope & status; facilitate discussions on sensitive land development issues between local/private/technical staff; review development plans to ensure the designs meet local government needs; take an active role in scoping of projects to ensure local government desires are considered in the project development; & administer maintenance budgets/projects & expend funds appropriately. The incumbent will identify trends & project future needs to promote planning, allocation of resources & delivery of services through evaluation, analysis & strategic planning processes; appropriately utilize MEL to ensure & reflect the most effective mgt of budgets & resources; manage residency to ensure a safe/healthy work environment; manage fiscal, inventory & budget programs; develop sound & thorough budget requests & ensure expenditures do not exceed allocations; provide strong leadership to Residency safety program; assure all employees are properly trained & certified to carry out emergency response duties; conduct all emergency operations in compliance w/ FEMA & FHWA regulations & carry out emergency duties & perform additional engineering responsibilities as assigned. Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment pool for the South Hill, Ashland, & Chesterfield Residencies.

Why Choose VDOT
In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers core benefits including competitive health and life insurance programs, pre-tax spending accounts, & leave programs. Employees participate in a State Retirement Plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching. Also, the State funds a Short & Long Term Disability Program. Misc benefits include paid holidays, training and tuition assistance programs, wellness programs, etc. On-line application required by 5 PM on the closing date. For benefits information or to apply on-line, visit For additional assistance contact the Human Resources Office at: (804) 524-6133 or VA Relay Center: 1-800-828-1120.

VDOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. It is the intent of VDOT’s employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. View details & knowledge, skills & abilities for applicant evaluation at local VEC or TDD 1-800-828-1120.

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Application deadline for this position is 5PM on July 9, 2014.

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