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Oregon Department of Transportation
Roseburg, Oregon, US
Closing date
Sep 27, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Initial Posting Date:

08/09/2022Application Deadline:


Department of TransportationSalary Range:

$7,452 - $11,527Position Type:

EmployeePosition Title:

Geo/Hydro/Environmental ManagerJob Description:

Engineering Manager 2 - Geo/Hydro/Environmental Manager
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division - Region 3
Technical Center - Geo/Hydro & Environmental Units
Roseburg or White City

The role:

Bring your management experience and join our team as a geo/hydro/environmental manager! In this position, you will manage the unit and provide direction to staff. You will also be responsible for developing project plans and specifications, managing budgets, providing training and supporting staff. Apply today!

Our first application screening is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

Depending on the final candidate's preference, this position will be located in eitherRoseburgorWhite City!

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website.

If you are a current State of Oregon employee, you must apply through youremployee Workday profile.

A day in the life:

Provide leadership for each unit and program area by analyzing complex technical and personnel issues and interpreting policy.

Set policies and direction by defining how each unit and program meets the needs of customers and the agency and define the policies and standard operating procedures.

Plan, assign and coordinate work, develop long range and short range staffing and work scheduling plans and make sure project teams are staffed with key internal and external partners.

Develop and maintain cooperative work relationships with other program units, regulatory agencies, cities and counties.

Review natural resource reports and other unit work products and processes such as biological assessments and monitoring reports.

Secure state, federal and resource agency concurrence, approvals and permits.

Supervise natural resource work done through contracts and agreements with outside agencies or consultants.

Assist and review the environmental resource research and documentation work of local governments and consultants.

Ensure regulatory clearances and agency approvals are obtained according to project schedules, complete special assignments and setup programs to meet new or special needs.

Work with the statewide hazmat coordinator, safety manager and maintenance to ensure consistent training and to develop and implement a statewide hazmat program.

Assign geology, geotechnical and hydraulic engineering project work to ensure quality, standards and procedures are maintained.

Review project plans, goals, objectives, budgets and scopes with the project geologist, geotechnical and hydraulic engineers.

Work is mostly performed in an office environment but may require occasional exposure to coastal and river environments, overnight travel, emergency response and moving around unstable slopes, landslides, rock fall or in close proximity to traffic.

To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please

What's in it for you:

Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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What we need:

Six years of supervision, management, or progressively related experience.


Three years of related experience AND a bachelor's degree in a related field.

Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.

What we'd like to see:

If you have these qualities, let us know! It's how we will choose whom to move forward!

Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.

Leadership skills and the ability to use the appropriate interpersonal styles and methods with individuals or groups.

Ability to use good judgment to make decisions.

Experience establishing a course of action to accomplish goals.

Ability to express ideas or tasks effectively, written or verbally, in individual or group situations.

Possesses the knowledge and willingness to provide quality service to both internal and external customers.

How to apply:

Before applying,click hereto visit our applicant information website to learn more about our process.

Complete the following required steps:

Attach a resume. Your resume must include dates (MM/YYYY) for each employer. Please contact the recruiter under the ‘Need help?' section if you have any questions about how to attach a document.

Attach a cover letter. Your cover letter should clearly demonstrate how your experience and training relates to the qualities that you have under the "what we'd like to see" section above.

Your cover letter must be limited to no more than two (2) pages.

Please address your cover letter to Mark Thompson, Technical Center Manager.

Generic cover letters and/or cover letters that do not address the qualities that you have under the "what we'd like to see" section may receive lower scores than those that addressed the desired qualities.

If you are an external applicant, you must upload your cover letter in the ‘Resume/CV' section of the application.

Complete questionnaire. Answer the checkbox-style questions before submitting your application.

After you submit your application, please respond to the public records request authorization and gender identity questionnaire. This screen will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox.

If you are a veteran, you may receive preference. Click here for more information about veterans' preference. The task to claim preference will come after the public records request and gender identity questionnaire tasks. Click here for a guide on how to upload your documents. For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments.

Need help?

For questions, call 503-910-6372 or email

The fine print:

This recruitment will remain open until filled. Our first application screening is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 08/23/2022, but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.

Management positions are currently being reviewed and revised by the DAS Chief Human Resources Office. Based on their review, the classification for this position was recently changed to an Engineering Manager 2.

We may also use other factors to help us decide who will move forward, such as transferable skills, experience, education, and alignment with ODOT values.

We do not offer visa sponsorship. If you are hired, you will be required to fill out the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming you are able to work in the US. We are not an E-Verify participating employer.

Don't attach extra documents. We will only look at documents that we ask for.

We may use this recruitment to fill multiple or future vacancies.

We will conduct name-based criminal background checks on final candidates, including current ODOT employees. All applicants may be subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as driver license, LEDS (Law Enforcement Data System), and/or education verification as required for the position.

You will become part of the state's management team.

Human Resources/Recruitment, MS12

355 Capitol St NE

Salem OR 97301-3871

Fax 503-986-3895

ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment practices. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. For questions, concerns, or complaints regarding EEO/AA/ADA, contact 1-877-336-6368 (1-877-EEO-ODOT). This information can be made available in an alternative format by contacting ODOT Recruitment at 503-986-3700. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.


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