Deputy Director

  • State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Sep 05, 2023
Full Time Administration and Management Other

Job Description

Announcement Number: 900604057





NDOT Deputy Director
August, 2023

Recruitment Open To:
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to
serve as a Deputy Director of Administration, Planning and Performance. This is an open competitive
recruitment, open to all qualified applicants. Résumés will be accepted until the position is filled. All résumés
will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Hiring may occur at any time during the recruitment process.
This position is appointed by and serves at the will of the Director of the Department of Transportation.

NDOT is a dynamic agency responsible for maintaining 5,378 centerline miles (13,774 lane miles) of roads and
1,242 bridges. This statewide network, although representative of only 14% of the roads in Nevada, supports
51% of all automobile traffic and 72% of all heavy truck traffic travel. Three districts oversee operations and
maintenance activities within their local areas and our headquarters, located in Carson City, supports operations
across the state. Per state statue, NDOT is overseen by a seven-member Board of Directors, with the Governor
acting as Chair.

Our mission to provide, operate and preserve a transportation system that enhances safety, quality of life and
economic development through innovation, environmental stewardship and a dedicated workforce governs our
decisions as we strive to be a leader and partner in delivering effective transportation solutions for a safe a
connected Nevada.

SALARY AND Benefits:
Annual compensation for this position is up to $159,059 on the employer/employee paid retirement along with
a benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, Public Employees Retirement Plan, three
weeks paid vacation, three weeks sick leave, and twelve paid holidays.

The Deputy Director of Administration, Planning and Performance is vital to the success of NDOT's mission and
the day-to-day operations of the Department by providing critical oversight to multiple divisions including
administration, planning, communications, human resources, and flight operations.

This position functions from our headquarters office in Carson City, working closely with the Director and the
other Deputies and Assistant Directors to provide leadership and support to the Department. Responsibilities
encompass maintaining close coordination with Assistant Directors within the Department and their teams to
ensure activities are coordinated to achieve the goals and operations of Departmental areas; representing the
Department with other entities to include the Metropolitan Planning Organizations and staffs, state and federal
agencies and the Engineering and Transportation Research Centers of the Nevada University System; reviewing literature and maintaining awareness of national trends relating to transportation issues; and coordinating the
activities of the Department to ensure NDOT goals are achieved.

Applicants must have a Master's degree in Public or Business Administration; OR hold the degree of Bachelor
of Science in Civil, Structural, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering; OR be a Licensed Professional Engineer
AND must have at least 2 years of administrative experience as an Assistant Director, the Chief Engineer, or
the Division Head of the Engineering or Planning Division of the Department; OR 15 years of progressively
responsible experience in engineering or project management per NRS 408.178.

Please submit a cover letter and detailed resume that includes a description of employment history to include
name and addresses of employers, scope of responsibility, how you heard about the position, and professional
references to:

Allison Wall, HR Manager, Nevada Department of Transportation
1263 S. Stewart Street, Carson City, Nevada 89712

A criminal history check is required as a condition of employment. Open until recruitment needs are satisfied.


Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map