Program Specialist I

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description


The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is looking a skilled individual to be a Program Specialist I for the Traffic Management Division (TMD) that reports directly to the Division Administrative Manager.

The primary responsibilities of the Program Specialist is provide accounting support for the various groups within the TMD, office support for TMD staff, organize meetings, payroll support, maintaining records in the ProjectWise system, and TMD website management.

Principal Duties
As a Program Specialist, you will:Manage the CCure Security Program for the TMD
Applies UDOT Policy and Procedures applicable to the TMD
Analyzes Incident Management Team (IMT) data, interprets the data, and then makes recommendations for budget and quality improvement
Manage the TMD Website
Provides information to the public through the TMD website
Other duties as assigned

The Ideal Candidate
The best person for this position will have accounting and office management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Here are some of the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are typically associated with the job, though not all-inclusive:Principles, theories, and practices of accounting and office management
Excellent customer service skills and quality customer service output
Use of multiple computer software programs
Interact with the public, external partners, and other agencies with professionalism, ensuring the continued growth and enhancement of UDOT’s relations with these groups
Ability to problem solve in high pressure situations
Interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, or other form
Generate accurate and concise information in response to a variety of variables

Supplemental Information
Here is some information of which you should be aware:This position may be eligible for remote work after initial training period. Remote work must be approved by the supervisor and be within Utah.
Working Conditions – Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Physical Requirements – Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work
Employee may be reassigned to a different location as deemed necessary by the Region Director/Group Leader

Why Should You Join Our Team?
The work we do matters. If you want to make a positive difference doing meaningful work, this is the right place for you. Our mission statement is, “Enhance quality of life through transportation.” We define quality of life through a framework of Good Health, Connected Communities, Better Mobility, and Strong Economy. We help the State of Utah and its traveling public to get to where they want, when they want, in the way they want – and we make sure they can do it safely.

You will become part of a team with an internal culture of Trust, Teamwork, and Flexibility. Our organization lives by the values of Respect, Integrity, and Caring. If these are your values too, you’ll be a great fit.

Aside from working for a cause-driven, cutting edge agency that is leading all other transportation departments in the nation, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Working for the State of Utah provides a positive work-life balance. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer.

The Agency
UDOT is a strengths-based organization, which means its approach is based on identifying and developing individual and organizational strengths. Our philosophy is to address challenges by bringing our strengths to each situation and create the best solutions. Candidates are encouraged to be familiar with their strengths and consider how they may potentially be of benefit to the roles for which they are applying. UDOT uses the CliftonStrengths Assessment, but there are multiple strengths assessment tools available online, and no formal assessment is required.

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