Deputy Regional Administrator, NHTSA Region 2

Job Status
Position Type/Sector


Open & closing dates: 12/05/2019 to 12/20/2019

Pay scale & grade: GS 14

Appointment type: Permanent

Service: Competitive

Salary: $120,580 to $156,758 per year

Work schedule: Full-Time



1 vacancy in the following location: White Plains, NY

Relocation expenses reimbursed: No

Telework eligible: Yes as determined by agency policy


Under the supervision of the Regional Administrator (RA), the Deputy Regional Administrator (DRA) provides leadership and direction to States in establishing, managing, and administering grants under Section 402, the States and Community Highway Safety Grant Program.  The DRA reviews, evaluates, and approves proposed grant programs and monitors grant programs and expenditures after implementation.  The DRA is also responsible for the supervision of a team of Regional Program Managers.


As a Supervisory Highway Safety Specialist, you will:

  • Serve as the senior advisor to the Regional Administrator (RA) on matters related to the management of the staff and resources of Regional Office including staffing, travel, training and administrative expenses.
  • Assist RA in establishing Regional Office procedures and staff assignments and duties to ensure that activities, projects and resources are directed to accomplishing Agency goals and priorities.
  • Be responsible for ensuring State Highway Safety Plans and Annual Reports submitted to the Regional Office by States meet the requirements as outlined in the “Uniform Procedures for State Highway Safety Grant Programs” in 23 CFR Part 1300.  
  • Provide support and technical direction to the staff in the development and implementation of regional strategic plans for impaired driving, safety belts, data improvement, and other special emphasis program areas.
  • Participate in meetings and conferences representing both NHTSA’s and the Regional Administrator (RA) points of view, and exchanges information from the National Program Priority Areas involving traffic safety grants and programs.

The ideal candidate should have experience leading and developing others, and a comprehensive knowledge of grant management and administration (Section 402, Section 405, 2 CFR 200, 23 CFR Part 1300).

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Some travel is required.

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