Director of Transportation
Defense Support Services - Santa Rita, GU

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Position Summary:
  • Is responsible for planning and directing Navy Transportation (a.k.a. Base Support Vehicles and Equipment) programs, policies, and initiatives.
  • Is responsible for directing the development and implementation of a robust and effective Transportation program.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with Navy Transportation concepts, practices, and procedures (e.g., NAVFAC P-300 and NAVFAC P-307).
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to Transportation improvements.
  • Provides leadership for the Company's vision for Transportation and customer service.
  • Develops appropriate measurements (metrics) of Transportation performance and reports on those metrics to senior management.
  • Has the authority to act independently of operations to ensure Transportation policies and procedures are followed.
  • Performs a variety of tasks and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Is responsible for over 1200 units (vehicles and other equipment), ten bucket trucks, six mobile cranes, two boom trucks, ~40 overhead cranes, and ~300 pieces of rigging gear and miscellaneous equipment.
  • Manages a budget of ~$9 million.
  • Leads and directs the work of ~ 100 persons in Annex 1700.
  • Exercises a wide degree of creativity and latitude.
  • Contractually “key” position.
  • Reports to the Operations Manager.
The ideal candidate would be an experienced leader who knows his or her transportation stuff when it comes to base operations contracting; is not afraid to “get his or her hands dirty;” is equally comfortable with the Government, Company leadership and the workforce; is a mentor, coach and trainer; is committed to excellence; and, is a well-organized manager, communicator and presenter. The successful candidate will welcome challenges and display the will and initiative to successfully attain results.

Work Environment:
  • Territory of Guam
  • Tropical climate
  • Military installation
  • Office and field environments
Essential Functions/ Duties:
  • Plans, develops, and implements or directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities relating to Transportation operations.
  • Ensures that personnel safety procedures and standards are strictly observed.
  • Maintains necessary operational, maintenance and administrative records.
  • Performs administrative duties, including regular operational reports and statistical records relative to operations’ performance, budget preparation, etc.
  • Recommends changes for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of Transportation operations.
  • Participates in recruitment and selection activities; makes recommendations for appointment of new staff; assists with staff orientation and training.
  • Supervises direct reports (staff) including provision of timely performance evaluations; recommends and implements approved discipline; provides staff development; and maintains high standards necessary for efficient, professional operations.
  • Provides customer liaison; ensuring safe and efficient operations; and maintaining delivery of high quality work and service.
  • Maintains and continuously improves the Transportation management plan.
  • Ensures the best technical and business solutions for customers.
  • Provides subject matter and service expertise.
  • Provides “front line” risk management for the company.
  • Works with Company’s leadership team to assess and ensure compliance with the Transportation management plan against internal (policy/procedure) and external (contract/program) requirements; reports regularly on results.
  • Develops, implements and monitors criteria for evaluating program and business processes.
  • Organizes and facilitates regularly scheduled Transportation training with the leadership team and staff as needed to educate and implement quality and strategy.
  • Develops training for employees in Transportation improvement principles and contract compliance requirements.
  • Remains knowledgeable about state-of-the-art industry practices, business trends, management process techniques, and measurement tools.
  • Facilitates investigations and corrective actions to ensure services satisfy customers' expectations and regulatory requirements.
  • Audits contract performance for compliance with Navy Transportation requirements. Ensures contract deliverables are submitted on time, are accurate, and meet contract requirements.
  • Individual will have access to confidential/sensitive information and therefore maintains confidentiality and acts professionally at all times.
  • Pays attention to detail and demonstrates ability to remain flexible to meet ever-changing requirements.
  • Works closely with technical and non-technical peers, cross-functional groups and senior management to promote successful delivery of Navy Transportation services to our internal and external customers.
  • Develops short and long-term plans for assigned annex together with supporting budgets.
  • Manages the resources of the Transportation staff for all projects and services.
  • Handles staffing and personnel management duties and provides hands-on leadership, guidance, and career growth opportunities to the Transportation staff/ workforce.
  • Partners with Government counterparts to ensure Company’s commitment to excellence.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Personal Accountabilities:
  • Quantity and quality of work
  • Attitude towards client, customers and work force
  • Attitude towards Company, supervisor and peers
  • Dependability
  • Job knowledge and aptitude
  • Initiative/responsibility
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical specialty or directly related to the work of the Department.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years management experience in a transportation center/ facilities of a size and scope similar to that of Naval Base Guam with at least three years experience as Director or Manager in charge of the operations.
  • Experienced in the operational, maintenance, and administrative areas/ functions of an industrialized/ commercial transportation program, with significant preference given to Navy Transportation experience.
  • Successful experience in a military environment as an independent field manager plus supervisory capacity in a remote location desired.
  • Knowledge of government contracting and regulations.
  • Proven ability to successfully lead an operations’ organization.
  • Superior skills and experience in innovative general management, administration, team-building, and decision making.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities; ability to react quickly and decisively in emergencies.
  • Military BOS contract work experience preferred.
  • Highly developed technical, leadership, organizational, communications (written, oral and presentation), interpersonal, and management skills.
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Able to work in a team environment across all levels of the organization.
  • Able to manage subordinates, projects and workflow effectively.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office required: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to integrate commercial, technical and execution aspects of project delivery into a full service package to satisfy client/customer requirements.
  • Able to perform functions as itemized in physical and environmental requirements of the job
Compensation: The compensation package for this position includes a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program and a 5% 401K plan.

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