Job Alert: Director, Office of Freight Management and Operations @ U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration

May 31, 2012 at 5:22 pm

(via NTOC)

This position will be open from Thursday, May 31, 2012 to Friday, June 29, 2012. For complete information and to apply, click on the link below.

Job Title: Director, Office of Freight Management and Operations
Department: Department Of Transportation
Agency: Federal Highway Administration
Job Announcement Number: FHWA.SES-2012-0015

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The Director, Office of Freight Management and Operations, is responsible for developing and administering nationwide surface transportation programs, policies, and regulations designed to enhance the safety, efficiency, productivity and security of freight operations.

The SES Office Director provides executive leadership and direction on issues relating to the highway freight industry.  Leads the development of the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) intermodal goods movement vision, mission, strategies and policy direction.  Represents the FHWA in national and international freight industry forums, facilitates and supports the development of coalitions among shippers, carriers, freight forwarders, and public agencies to improve freight operations.  In collaboration with transportation stakeholders, leads the development of partnerships, networks, associations, and agreements to develop efficient freight operations on high speed, multi-state trade/transportation corridors, and at key intermodal connectors.  Directs the development of metrics for freight productivity; directs a program of data collection in cooperation with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics and other Federal agencies and leads analysis to assess goods movement trends and needs; leads the development of an intermodal freight research agenda, including the application of intelligent transportation system technologies; builds a professional capacity building program, and directs the review of state certification of compliance with truck size and weight regulations.