The primary purpose of this position is to plan, direct and coordinate enforcement of the Right of way Inspection Section in the Department of Permitting Services. Personal contacts are with employees to coordinate work activities, as well as with property owners, managers, designers, and builders of development projects, to resolve compliance issues and to facilitate programmatic objectives. The position must also coordinate activities with the Maryland Department Transportation as well as staff from the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, State Highway Administration and other Departments. The position also: supervises staff employees, enforces established work policies and procedures and coordinate general work activities. Takes personal action as needed including taking action for leave request, oversees distribution of daily work; develops work plans and provides expert technical advice and guidance to field inspectors; conducts the most complex investigations; resolves multiphase issues and responds to complaints or unusual situations; ensures timely completion of inspections and documents the result in the DPS database systems; coordinates departmental activities that require input from multiple divisions and functions within the department, which may involve the resolution of complex operational problems that are potential barriers to improved services, production, business practices, and teamwork throughout the department; and serves as an administrative resource to managers and employees and provides prompt delivery of administrative support services.
Additional Employment Information
Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.
Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference .
Experience: Thorough (5 years) experience in right-of-way inspection.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete a physical, drug and alcohol screen prior to appointment.
Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume. The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume.
Experience in planning, directing and supervising the work of field inspectors and enforcement; Experience reading and interpreting construction plans, specifications, opinions/resolutions and accurately determine whether construction is proceeding according to the approve plans; Experience analyzing, interpreting and administering the provision of the local and state ordinance, statutes and regulations on right-of-way; Experience in relevant information technologies; Outlook, MS Office, Excel, Access, automated permitting applications, and Geographic Information System; and Experience in administrative process, human resource management, material management and quality management.
If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.
All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position. All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the Preferred Criteria. Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated and placed on the Eligible List as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified." The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview. Note: In the event there are 5 or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed.