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  • 502946
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Nov 28 2021 at 23:55 MST


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Posting Details:

Salary: $46,000-$51,000 

Grade: 20

Anticipated Salary:$41,535

Job Summary:

Enforces statues related to permits by monitoring right of way encroachments and removals of illegal encroachments. Verify permit submittal requirements are adhered to, ensuring each permit issued identifies the requirements the permittee has to follow in order to use the state highway right of way. This position is responsible for reviewing and issuing all encroachment permit types. The position also assures all encroachment permit parameters are met and work is performed in compliance with all laws, rules, regulations and governing engineering standards.

Job Duties:

Oversees and/or monitors progress of permitted work by conducting permit submittal reviews for compliance with ADOT design and construction
standards, specifications, Arizona Highway Access Control, ADA standard and ensures drainage and traffic engineering requirements are met

Evaluates permit submittals for any potential maintenance problems. Assures proposed encroachment is in compliance with laws, rules, regulations and policies
derived from the Arizona Revised Statutes governing or affecting use of right of way

Oversees and/or monitors progress of permitted work by preparing permits and permit addendums, grants extensions of time for work within the State's right-of-way, citing specific requirements from the ADOT Standard Specifications and construction Standards Drawings to address the scope of work

Assure all supporting documents are part of the permit. Distributes permits to appropriate parties. Uses a State vehicle in the course and scope of job duties

Implements the Arizona Management System by collecting data, following standard work processes given by managers, assists in implementing Kaizens, assists in unit PDCA's

Oversees and/or monitors progress of permitted work by conducting construction inspections to ensure compliance with permit requirements, issues letters of acceptance for the completed work

Attends local government coordination meetings as agency representative, participating as a team member for quality improvement, attending various meetings with agency personnel, consultants, external customers and producing reports

Research information for agency managers in order to help resolve problems associated with the public comments and other sensitive or difficissues

Prepare right of way disposal/acquisition packages for the District Engineer

Meets with public sector for permit scoping, explaining permit requirements and necessary documents for submittals relating to drainage, traffic engineering and environmental issues. Participates in snow operations as needed by working the snow desk, assisting with roadblock duty, etc

Reviews preliminary construction plans of the agency to determine impact on right-of-way issues including legal access, utility conflicts and requirements for additional access permits

Performs review of all planning and zoning requests for local public agencies within the district

Investigates reported or discovered right-of-way encroachments to determine technical aspects of violation and makes recommendations for corrections or issues notice of encroachment violations

Conducts research for Attorney General's Office for litigation related to the work unit

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

Statutes, administrative rules, laws and policies pertaining to permits and work unit

ADOT requirements for design, construction and traffic control for all roadway features as outlined in the ADOT Standards and Specifications and Standard construction details as well as the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), ADOT
Roadway Design guidelines, and American Disabilities Act (ADA) design guidelines

Tools, equipment and materials used for highway construction

Computer programs,principles and practices of Civil Engineering as applied to development and construction of encroachments on the highway system

Skills in:

Written and verbal communication

Analyzing and evaluating a wide variety of engineering data

Adjusting, organizing and prioritizing work assignments

Decision making, problem solving, implementing new processes to improve work quality and efficiencies

Researching, reading and interpreting a variety of technical engineering documents such as, plans, technical reports, survey data, quality control documentation

Interpersonal relationships as applied to contacts with agency staff, employees, of other local agencies, governments, developers, consultants and the public

Ability to:

Visualize impact of proposed encroachments and determine possible mitigations needed

Use a computer to perform records searches, data analysis, work processing and spreadsheets

Use internet to research assessor's database, property records, and GIS

Problem solve

Understand and implement directions

Identify and implement process improvements

Selective Preference(s):

Work experience or any combination of training and experience that meets the knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted

Willingness to put in more work needed to meet minimum requirements of position. Willingness to learn and implement new ideas

Knowledge of currently accepted highway design and construction methods and practices including roadway drainage, traffic engineering and structures

Pre-Employment Requirements:

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.