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Transportation Program Manager - Maintenance Operations

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/03/28
Posting End Date: 2024/04/11
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 43.46
Maximum Salary: 54.33
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Wage $43.46 – $54.33

Are you ready to make a difference for the citizens of Idaho while working for an award-winning state agency?

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is recruiting for a Program Manager, Transportation - Maintenance Operations Manager. The purpose of this position is to provide program oversight and guidance for major statewide programs such as the State Communication Contract with DHW, Supporting Infrastructure Assets (SIA) Program Management, Mobility Operations, 511, Roadside operations, Volunteer Services, Fuel System Management, Winter Operations, Winter Performance Metrics, Fleet Management and Acquisitions, Operations Support Systems (TAMS/Fleet/Road Maintenance, Snowplow AVL), Operations Manual, Monitor RWIS System and ensure development, implementation and fiscal responsibility of assigned division programs and direct operation of related automated systems; manage staff; perform related work.

Note: Relocation assistance may be available for this position. 


Example of Duties

Provide support and oversight of the statewide maintenance operations guidance:

  • Operations Manual
  • Operations Systems Management
  • Winter Operations Performance


  • Manage and approve the budget (state and federal) and expenditures (state and federal) for Maintenance Operations Unit

Staff Management:

  • Roadside Operations
  • Fleet Management
  • 511
  • Winter Performance Metrics

Outside Organizations:

  • AASHTO/WASHTO Maintenance Committees
  • Clear Roads (Pool fund research Consortium)

SIA Program and Project Management:

  • Ensuring that assets on the state highways system are installed, replaced and in good repair
  • Maintaining, protecting, restoring, and adding highway assets
  • Projects that are including in the ITIP and STIP


Minimum Qualifications


  • Managing a program or major project including the development of scope, goals, work plans, timelines and implementation strategies;
  • Supervising staff; developing operating policies and procedures; preparing an operating budget;
  • Writing narrative reports outlining conclusions and making recommendations for consideration by top-level management.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with internal and external customers
  • Must be able to understand ITD policy but be able to meld that with constraints and look for ways to get to "yes" in new and innovative ways
  • EPA and OSHA related safety codes and practices
  • Experience presenting information to groups in a professional atmosphere


To learn more about the department, please visit the ITD website. Make a difference in your community and in the lives of the citizens of Idaho!


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.