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Manager, Major Access Permits/Outdoor Advertising

By November 17, 2022

NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The New JerseyDepartment of Transportation (NJDOT) is accepting applications for candidates interested in the
position of Manager of MajorAccess Permits & OutdoorAdvertising, Division of Local Aid and Economic
Development. As a NJ State Department, NJDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package including Health Care
(medical, prescription drug, dental and vision care), Pension, Deferred Compensation, 13 paid holidays and Benefit
Leave. The standard workweek is Monday through Friday.
DESCRIPTION
The NJDOT Division of Local Aid and Economic Development is responsible for managing four District Offices, a
Division Office, Major Access Permits, Outdoor Advertising and Junkyards. This Manager will be responsible for
major access permits of property owners who seek to change or create access along a state highway. The work of
this unit is governed by the New Jersey State HighwayAccess Management Code. This Manager will be responsible
for the Outdoor Advertising unit. Outdoor Advertising issues permits for the placement of outdoor advertising signs
along all roads and highways in New Jersey. This does not include on – premises signs, official signs or for sale/rent signs.
An outdoor advertising license is required if the sign is used to advertise something other than the business of the permit
holder. Additionally, this Manager will be responsible for the oversight of Junkyards.
The Manager’s primary responsibilities include:
• Manage the Major Access Permits, Outdoor Advertising & Junkyards units
• Manage Major Access to ensure compliance with state requirements in the HighwayAccess Management
Code (N.J.A.C 16:47).
• Ensure full compliance with the Federal Highway Beautification Act (HBA) as well as state and local regulations
for Outdoor Advertising (N.J.A.C 16:41C) and for Junkyards (N.J.A.C 16:43).
• Ensure timely and responsive customer service bymeeting or beating response milestones.
• Monitor permit and agreement timeframes to minimize the time it takes to receive a permit.
• Ensure that the appropriate Subject Matter Experts review Major Access permit plans in a timelymanner through
the implementation of Bluebeam to provide electronic submission and plan review.
• Oversee the maintenance of the ePermitting system for Outdoor Advertising Permits.
• Oversee the implementation of changing Major Access Permits to electronic processes.
• Oversee the issuance of Outdoor Advertising and Junkyard violations.
• Ensure all staff have a working knowledge of the federal and state regulations.
• Represent NJDOT in informal hearings with Major Access applicants who were denied approval.
• Consult with the DeputyAttorneyGeneral assigned to Major Access Permits and/or Outdoor Advertising as needed.
Provide any information requested for court cases. You may be required to represent NJDOT in legal proceedings such as
formal hearings.
• Elevate and/or respond to highly visible applications.
• Provide technical assistance and guidance to applicants in the delivery and implementation of permits.

REQUIREMENTS
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a related area would
be preferred. An advanced degree in management, administration, construction, engineering, or other related areas would
be helpful. A Professional Engineers license would be desirable, but not required.
Experience: Evidence of major professional accomplishments is required as is the demonstration of communication
and leadership skills. Three (3) years of supervisory/managerial experience and a variety of management experiences and
organizational responsibilities is required. Traffic Engineering experience is highly desirable. Demonstrated managerial skills
including, interpersonal skills, decision – making, problem analysis, creative thinking, administrative judgment, delegation, financial
control, interdepartmental cooperation, development of subordinates and organizational awareness are required. Experience
with state or federal regulations is desirable.
Work Authorization: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States according to the Department of
Homeland Security, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. NJDOT does not provide
sponsorship or accept student OPT/CPT programs, Fl or HIB work authorization visas.
Residency: All persons hired on or after September 1, 2011 have one year from the date of appointment to establish,
and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 52: 14 – 7 {P.L. 2011, c. 70),
also known as the ‘”New Jersey First Act.”

To apply for this job email your details to dot.njdotjobs@dot.nj.gov

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