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Sample Position Descriptions

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Planner/Deputy Director

General Summary of Function/Purpose of Position

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This position functions as manager of the Safety Planning and Administration Section including supervising staff, directing work activities, setting priorities, reviewing staff assignments, conducting periodic staff evaluations, etc.  This position is responsible for oversight of the Federal planning function within the division including development of the State’s annual Highway Safety Plan (HSP) and coordination with the State Strategic Highway Safety Plan both required by Federal mandate. In addition, responsibility for the coordination of State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) duties for the Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission rests with this position.  Finally, this position also provides oversight of the Traffic Records, Senior Mobility, Corporate Outreach, School Bus, Special Projects, and Roadway Safety programs and the evaluation and analysis of State traffic safety programs.

Duty 1
Oversee development, implementation and evaluation of the annual performance based highway safety plan (HSP) in accordance with the Federal requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA). 40 % of time

Duty 2
Manage the activities of the Safety Planning and Administration Section. 40 % of time

Duty 3
Coordinate the development and update of the Strategic Highway Safety Plan on behalf of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Commission in cooperation with State and local agency members and other shareholders. 10% of time

Duty 4
Perform Division Administration functions, special projects and other duties as assigned by the SHSO Division Director.  10 % of time