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ADMINISTRATOR OF RAIL & TRANSIT (Admin III) Job ID 27657

New Hampshire Department of Transportation

State of New Hampshire Department of Transportation

Bureau of Rail and Transit

7 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH

ADMINISTRATOR RAIL & TRANSIT

Administrator III

Labor Grade 31:  $67,509.00 – $97,110.00

37.5 Hours per Week

Position #21865

Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for education

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Transportation, Bureau of Rail and Transit, has a full-time vacancy for an Administrator III.

SUMMARY:  To administer and direct statewide railroad and public transportation programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans and promotes the development and implementation of Statewide railroad and public transportation programs and services as well as directs the management of Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and other grants.
  • Manages the state-level railroad and rail safety regulations including investigations of railroad accidents, in conjunction with the FRA.
  • Administers and directs the development and implementation of federal and state funded projects to improve and maintain railroad lines through the development of engineering plans, bidding documents, and construction engineering and management.
  • Exercises direct, continuous supervision over supervisors of the Bureau’s separate sections and general supervision of all Bureau employees, including resolving personnel issues, performance appraisals, disciplining employees, and hiring and firing employees.
  • Administers and directs the management of grant funds and contracts for FTA subrecipients and contractors for public transportation services, vehicles, equipment, and facilities.
  • Prepares and administers the Bureau’s budget.
  • Develops, interprets, and enforces state and departmental policies and statutes governing the administration of public transportation, railroads, and rail trails located on Department -owned railroad property.
  • Develops, negotiates, executes, and directs the enforcement of contracts and property use agreements for utilization of state-owned railroad lines by private short line operators, municipalities, abutters, and others.
  • Prepares technical correspondence and reports for commissioners and directors to all levels of local, state, and federal government, railroad and public transportation officials and the public.
  • Represents the Department at hearings, conferences, city and town officials’ meetings, and works regularly with high-level federal, state, local, railroad, and public transportation officials and advocacy groups, promoting and providing technical information and assistance regarding railroad, and public transportation programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Master’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with a preference for a major study in business administration/management, public administration, engineering, planning, political science, communications, or public policy.

Experience:  Seven years of experience in business administration/management, public administration, engineering, planning, transportation, or a related field, four years of which must have been in a management level position involving administrative or supervisory duties concerned with program administration, program planning and evaluation or related management experience.

OR

Education:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education with a preference for a major study in business administration/management, public administration, engineering, planning, political science, communications, or public policy.

Experience:  Eight years of experience in business administration/management, public administration, engineering, planning, transportation, or a related field, four years of which must have been in a management level position involving administrative or supervisory duties concerned with program administration, program planning and evaluation or related management experience.

License/Certification:  Must possess a valid driver’s license and or have access to transportation for state-wide travel.  The applicant’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  All accountabilities must be performed in accordance with State and Department rules and policies, including risk management, safety and environmental standards, regulations, and administrative orders.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  The supplemental job description lists essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.

For additional information contact Michelle Winters, Administrator, at (603) 271-2468 or at Bureau66@dot.nh.gov

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