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Unit Manager - Vehicles

Records Management Supervisor 1 – Unit Manager - Vehicles
Oregon Department of Transportation
Driver & Motor Vehicle Services Division – Customer Services Group
Vehicle Services Section/Title Processing 1 Unit
The role:
Bring your supervisory experience and come join our DMV Vehicle Services management team! In this role, you will oversee a team of employees as they produce a high volume of work. You will work closely with other managers as well as unit staff and track workload, identify trends, recommend strategies and adjust priorities to meet demands. Apply now!

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A day in the life:
  • Direct, assign, coordinate and supervise the work of the unit.
  • Recruit, interview and hire new staff.
  • Monitor production, develop workload projection and staffing plans to ensure efficiency and accurately document unit operations.
  • Demonstrate change leadership and oversee unit morale and culture.
  • Finalize accurate timekeeping records and approve overtime, compensatory time, leave requests and timesheets.
  • Investigate and respond to employee grievances.
  • Recommend and implement corrective work plans, coach employees, document behavior issues and administer disciplinary action.
  • Participate or chair various work groups and communicate pertinent information to the unit and peers.
  • Conduct new hire training and ongoing trainings as changes occur.
  • Work is performed in a typical office environment and may include occasional standing, walking, crouching, bending and lifting up to 30 lbs.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email

What’s in it for you:
  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
  • Live, work and play in Salem, Oregon!

What we need:
Three years of lead work, supervision, or progressively related experience;
A bachelor’s degree in a related field.

What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.
  • Experience working in a stressful, fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Experience developing and coaching employees.
  • Experience supervising and coordinating the work of a production team.
  • Experience analyzing data, setting goals, writing technical reports and recommendations.
  • Experience supporting employees in the delivery of good customer service by interpreting and applying laws, rules and regulations.

Learn more and apply:
This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
Questions? Call 503-910-6372 or email
ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer