Job Alert: USDOT Looking for Transportation Specialist to Coordinate Connected Vehicle and Automated Vehicle Research Programs

November 12, 2013 at 6:04 am
The Federal Highway Administration has an exciting and challenging research position available in the Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office. The position is located at U.S. DOT headquarters in Washington, DC.

The selectee will serve as the focal point within the ITS Joint Program Office (JPO) formanaging, coordinating and supporting activities related to the connected vehicle safety and vehicle automation portions of the Department’s ITS program.

The candidate for this position will have excellent communications skills, expertise in ITS research and development topics, such as technology-based vehicle safety and road vehicle automation.  They will work closely with the vehicle safety, highway, motor carrier, rail, and transit industries to promote ITS initiatives and will work with the ITS community to ensure that vehicle safety systems needs are being accommodated.

The selectee will work with the ITS community to develop and implement a road vehicle automation program and will champion the capabilities and interests of the ITS community, often to a constituency that is not knowledgeable about or sympathetic to its needs.  In this capacity, the incumbent works to increase consensus building among its partners and work towards meeting National ITS program goals and objectives related to improvement of roadway safety and transportation mobility through the use of ITS solutions.

The vacancy announcement closes on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

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U.S. Citizens:

Current or former federal employee with status OR Veterans eligible under VEOA: