Open Until Filled
Executive Service Position
(This position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority)
If you have ever taken a flight from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport; renewed your Maryland driver’s license; traveled to an Orioles game on the Light Rail; embarked on a cruise from the Port of Baltimore; received roadside assistance from CHART Emergency Patrol; reduced your commute time by using one of Maryland’s toll roads; or applied for Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification, then you have experienced some of the superb services provided by the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT).
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The Maryland Department of Transportation The Secretary's Office (MDOT TSO) is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Manager for the Employer/Employee Relations Unit within the Office of Human Resources. This position has MDOT-wide responsibility for employer/employee relations issues for over 10,000 employees in six different Transportation Business Units, in addition to MDOT TSO. Examples of work may include, but are not limited to: establishing and tracking employer/employee relations program goals and objectives; conducting Step Two administrative grievance conferences on behalf of the Secretary and drafting decisions; representing management for disciplinary and grievance appeals at settlement conferences and at the Office of Administrative Hearings; recommending, reviewing and approving employee disciplinary actions and terminations; interpreting and providing training on Departmental personnel statutes, regulations, policies, and union Memoranda of Understanding; providing advice and guidance to directors and supervisors in relation to complex personnel and collective bargaining issues; assisting with counseling employees about misconduct and performance issues; reviewing and providing input on legislation impacting grievances, MOU disputes, and disciplinary actions; and managing the State Medical Director Program and the Employee Assistance Program on behalf of MDOT and coordinating employee referrals. The position manages a staff of professional and paraprofessional employees and is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the employee discipline and grievance system while balancing the needs of Executive Management to support MDOT in achieving its goals and objectives. The manager may present to MDOT executive staff, assistant attorneys general, legislators, and/or union leaders as required.
The current vacancy exists at MDOT TSO which is located in Hanover, Maryland (Anne Arundel County).
Telework opportunities are available for this position.
MDOT offers a generous and competitive benefits package. You can learn about our amazing benefits here: MDOT Benefits