THIS JOB POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR THREE (3) DAYS ONLY. PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.
NOTE: This is a Non-Civil Service Temporary Appointment with a Not To Exceed (NTE) Date of: April 2028.
The purpose of the Implementation and Delivery Administrator is to serve as the proponent for unique programs such as the HI Connect Broadband Pilot and for the use of transportation projects to incentivize build out of affordable housing and job training. This position would evaluate the effectiveness of service delivery across the department, research and develop strategies to meet service needs, evaluate various workflow aspects and asset management practices to improve service delivery.
For further information or questions, please call the Department of Transportation – Personnel Office at (808) 587-2145.
Project Planning and Assessment
1. Identify projects that fit the eligibility requirements for IIJA and IRA funds and coordinate assessment of the economic impact of these potential projects with stakeholders such as the Governor’s Office, the Office of Planning, and City and County administrations.
2. Research, compile, and evaluate state laws, general development plans, state plans, and other land uses when preparing proposals and recommendations for projects to be implemented using IIJA and IRA funds.
3. Analyze relevant data, identify data gaps needed to prepare recommendations, and draw conclusions based on their analysis. Prepare findings to support the obligation of IIJA and IRA funds.
4. Conduct presentations on prospective projects, including feasibility and other findings, to the Director, Deputies, and other stakeholders; schedule and present development issues, proposed plans, and information before various audiences including community groups, other government agencies, and the general public to solicit participation in the development process
5. Coordinate all project assessment and evaluation activities with the Director, Deputies, Administrators, and other parties as determined by the nature of the project.
Project Planning and Management
1. Plan and coordinate the procurement of studies including, but not limited to, developing marketing strategies, studies, environmental assessments, prepare agreements with special conditions and use; serve as the project manager for assigned requests for proposals (RFP) and coordinate advertisements for bids related to IIJA and IRA funds; review and evaluate proposals and bids; recommend selection of consultants and contractors; meet with consultants and contractors to negotiate terms and conditions of agreements; and, administer assigned contracts.
2. Facilitate financial feasibility assessments including appraisals, financial analyses, cost estimates and pro-forma for development of projects considered for IIJA and IRA funds.
3. Manage all phases of assigned projects: plan implementation, project coordination, scheduling, conduct of meetings, establish and maintain budgets, establish and adhere to project timelines, establish goals and project evaluation criteria, and preparation of reports to management.
4. Manage a team of consultants or assigned Departmental personnel to coordinate approvals needed from government and public stakeholders in accordance with federal, state, and county statutes.
General Duties and Work Planning
1. Develop quarterly/annual work plans setting forth objectives, work activities, schedules, priorities, major problems, resources required; manage project priorities under established policies and procedures.
2. Direct and support personnel in carrying out approved work plans, preparing periodic/special reports, and reporting on projects status.
3. Develop internal work processes, practices, and forms.
4. Supervise and participate in developing legislative proposals, prepare testimony on proposed legislation, and review and comment on legislation passed; supervise and participate in developing or revising administrative rules; support the development of biennial and annual operating and capital improvement budgets for the department, including the development of expenditure plans.
5. Prepare correspondence responding to inquiries related to IIJA and IRA project development and marketing.
6. Coordinate work activities with the Director, Deputies, Administrators, and pertinent branch managers.
Principles and practices of evaluation techniques; budget formulation and execution; personnel, fiscal and purchasing management; office practices and procedure; principles and practices of supervision; general knowledge of governmental financing and capital improvement analysis.
Ability to plan, organize, manage, and coordinate various administrative services, including financial planning and management; read and interpret statutes, administrative rules, technical manuals, instructions, policies, and procedures; apply principles and procedures of written materials to work processes; deal tactfully and effectively with people; manage time and resources appropriately to meet deadlines; maintain effective working relationships with internal and external parties; and employ clear and effective written and spoken communication.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.
Four (4) years of responsible experience which demonstrates the ability to perform administrative assignments involving two or more functional areas such as budget formulation, fiscal management and financial planning, participation in the development of policies, management and execution of a major program or project, personnel management, and contract.
The State of Hawai’i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call the DOT Personnel Office at (808) 587-2145 for assistance.
ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION TO APPLICANTS
The Department of Transportation will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications.
Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner. In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.
The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.
In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please click: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation
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This is a non-civil service position. Benefit information will be provided at time of offer by the Department Personnel Officer or Director of the hiring department.
Listed below is a summary of the benefits the State offers to exempt employees, which is based on full-time employment.
Eligible for 13 paid holidays each year; 14 holidays during an election year.
Eligible for 21 days per year.
Paid Sick Leave
Eligible for 21 days per year.
Reasonable time off with pay may be provided for jury or witness duty, a death in the family, some military duty, and donation to the Blood Bank. Leave sharing donations may be granted to eligible employees who have serious personal illnesses or injuries or need to care for a seriously ill or injured family member. Various leaves without pay may also be granted with full re-employment rights.
The State pays a part of the premiums for each employee’s enrollment in a State sponsored Medical, Drug, Vision, and Dental Plan. For more information, visit the Employer Union Trust Fund website www.eutf.hawaii.gov for coverage and options.
Group Life Insurance
The State provides a free life insurance policy for eligible exempt employees.
The State contributes to a retirement plan for eligible employees. Generally, employees under the Hybrid Plan with 10 years of credited service and who have reached 65 years of age or have 30 years of credited service and have reached 60 years of age may retire and receive benefits. To find out more about the options you have, go to http://ers.ehawaii.gov.
Premium Conversion Plan
Participating exempt employees may increase their take-home pay by having the State deduct the cost of health care premiums before payroll taxes are withheld.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Eligible exempt employees can reduce their federal and state income taxes and social security taxes by setting aside money from their paychecks to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses and eligible dependent care expenses on a BEFORE-TAX basis.
Participating employees may increase their take-home pay by having the State deduct qualified transportation expenses (i.e. eligible parking fees, monthly bus passes for TheBus, fare coupons for The Handi-Van, Vanpool Hawaii participation fee, etc.) through pre-tax payroll deductions.
The State offers exempt employees a tax-deferred retirement savings program. This program allows employees to build a retirement nest egg through voluntary, pre-tax payroll deductions. A broad range of investment options are available to select from.
Temporary Disability Insurance
Qualified exempt employees may be eligible to receive partial wage replacement, at no cost to the employee, for a disability caused by a non-work related injury or illness under this program.
As an employer, the State also contributes to an exempt employee’s social security account.
Training & Continuing Education
The State supports developmental activities related to an exempt employee’s work. In many departments there are numerous in-service training opportunities available. Sabbatical leaves with pay are available for qualified employees.
The State may pay for certain business related travel expenses including mileage reimbursement for use of a personal car during work, airfare, meals and lodging expenses for trips to neighbor islands or out of state.
Union & Collective Bargaining
Exempt employees may have the right to join the union for collective bargaining with the State and employee representation depending on the status of the exempt position.
The above information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available to State of Hawaii employees and is subject to change. Whether or not you are entitled to a particular benefit will depend on your specific appointment and employment status (included, excluded, exempt, non-exempt). Please refer to the appropriate collective bargaining agreement or executive order and all applicable laws, rules, policies, or plan documents for further details. Nothing herein shall be deemed as creating an employment contract, promise of employment, promise of continued employment, or obligation of any kind on the part of the State of Hawaii.
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The State of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity Employer