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[ Chief of Rail Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia ] Job Information
Company
Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) Category Administration
Job Type Full-Time Job Status Interviewing
Salary Range Per Year Shift Regular Work Day
Minimum Education University Degree Title
Minimum Exerience No of Jobs 1
Duration Start Publishing 07/21/2017
Stop Publishing 08/25/2017 Country United States
State County
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Description

Chief of Rail Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia


The Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation seeks a qualified individual to provide
executive leadership and management in the development, execution and evaluation of all
DRPT freight and passenger rail transportation initiatives including planning studies, program
management, grants administration and project development/delivery. This position is
responsible for managing a $1.2 billion 6-year program of freight and passenger rail projects
and functions as a member of the executive management team responsible for advancing the
agency’s mission and achieving agency goals. The Chief of Rail Transportation develops and
maintains a network of strategic partnerships with a wide range of agency stakeholders at the
local, regional, state and national level to advance DRPT’s rail studies and programs as well as
the agency’s policy and legislative priorities.


Successful candidates will have strong experience managing complex programs of
transportation projects through all phases of project development and delivery and will have a
thorough understanding of transportation planning and programing processes. A Master’s
degree in public administration, transportation planning, transportation management, or related
field or equivalent experience, education and/or training is required; with progressively
responsible management experience in the transportation field. The position requires excellent
communication and interpersonal skills, with considerable experience interacting with elected
officials, senior government officials, business representatives and the public.


To be considered for this position you must complete a state application through the on-line
employment system at https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov. Resumes and cover letters
should be attached but may not substitute for the on-line state application.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Preferred Skills
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Posted 07/21/2017 11:16:31