The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is seeking a Deputy Director/Transportation Policy Officer. The Deputy Director for Transportation Policy serves as the Chief Planning and Policy Officer for the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), influencing short- and long-range transportation policy for the development of the County’s surface transportation system. MCDOT employs 1,350 staff that carry out the department’s mission to move people and connect places with the best transportation choices and services. The Deputy Director is expected to solve complex, politically sensitive problems associated with transportation issues using technical expertise, strategic planning, negotiation, and human relations skills. This position is an appointed, at-will management role who acts as the personal representative of the Director with transportation policy making authority over all principal offices, divisions, and programs of the department.