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Source: DOT
Title: DOT Job Announcement
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Dear Colleague:

This is to notify you of an executive leadership vacancy in the Department of Transportation, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration (OST-M).  We want to attract a diverse pool of candidates from within and outside the government who can bring strong executive skills to the position of:

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration

The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration serves as the deputy policy and operations leader and advisor to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Transportation on Department-wide and Office of the Secretary (OST) administrative matters.  The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration will provide executive advice and support to the Assistant Secretary for day-to-day operation of the organization and for coordination of recommendations affecting the policy and program issues requiring decision by the Deputy Secretary and Secretary. 

The Deputy shares responsibility for strategic management of human capital; monitoring the progress of departmental offices related to sustainability goals; controls and standards to ensure that procurement and financial assistance programs are in accord with good business practices; follow-up and resolution of Government Accountability Office and Inspector General audit reviews; information resource management; property management information; facilities, and security.  Additionally, the Deputy Assistant Secretary oversees management studies and administrative initiatives, as required by the Assistant Secretary for Administration.

If you are interested and would like to be considered for this challenging position, I urge you to apply under the vacancy announcement.  I would also appreciate your sharing the vacancy announcement with candidates in other government agencies and/or the private sector who has the skills to be successful in this position.  The vacancy announcement can be obtained from the Office of Personnel Management's USAJOBS website at:


Brodi Fontenot

Assistant Secretary for Administration

Senior Sustainability Officer

Acting Chief Information Officer

US Department of Transportation

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