Business Compliance Officer - East

Date: Nov 8, 2022

Location: King of Prussia, PA, US, 19406

Company: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

Posting Start Date:

November 14, 2022

Posting End Date:

November 28, 2022

Position Number:

80000043

Union:

Non-Union

FLSA Status:

Salaried Exempt

Department:

Compliance,Legislative & Cultural Affair

Salary Grade:

E-14

Salary Range:

$59,488.00 - $89,232.00

Employment Type:

Full Time

Building Location:

Eastern Regional Office

Building Street:

Flinthill Road

Building City:

King of Prussia

Building State:

Pennsylvania (US-PA)

Building Zip Code:

19406

Work Schedule: Flexible Work Options

 

The Commission values its team members and understands the importance of work/life balance to the health, well-being and productivity of its team.  Therefore, this positon may be eligible for Flexible Work Options* such as:

  • Hybrid Work - combination of remote and in-person reporting
  • Alternate Work Schedule - flexibility to adjust work schedule length to complete work week in fewer days
  • Staggered Work Hours - flexibility to choose from a variety of start/end times

*Some options may require completion of probationary period.  The Commission requires all employees to establish PA residency within 6 months of hire and to maintain PA residency, regardless of Flexible Work Options. 

 

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”!  Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce.  The PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 192 million vehicles a year.  Together, we are building the highway of the future.  

Job Purpose and Summary

This position is responsible for ensuring contract compliance regarding equal opportunity in contracting and employment through enforcing the policies and procedures of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) and applicable state and federal laws. Work includes responsibility for the collection, organization, analysis and maintenance of quantifiable statistical data to support business enterprise programs. Work is performed with independence and reviewed by a manager for attainment of program goals, completion of projects and overall performance.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Performs analytical work to ensure the promotion and utilization of disadvantaged, minority and women business enterprise (DBE/MBE/WBE) programs at the PTC.
  • Monitors projects and compliance findings to evaluate the level of DBE/MBE/WBE participation. Makes recommendations and provides corrective action to ensure equal opportunity and appropriate participation.
  • Works with managment staff to develop plans for collaborating with employees, vendors and others to resolve contract compliance issues and implement good faith efforts. Reviews prevailing wage and certified payrolls to ensure PTC compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Notifies management of potential scenarios that may impede contract compliance and makes recommendations for resolving those situations. 
  • Prepares and analyzes reports, correspondence, forms, databases and other materials necessary for the proper statistical tracking and administration of a comprehensive DBE/MBE/WBE contracting and compliance program.
  • Conducts on-site reviews of contractors doing business with the PTC to evaluate compliance with applicable laws and policies.
  • Mediates contract resolution between prime contractors and subcontractors. Prepares cases and provides testimony at administrative legal hearings.
  • Develops reports, correspondence, forms and materials necessary for the proper administration of a comprehensive contract compliance program. Maintains DBE/MBE/WBE records for both federal and non-federal contractors.
  • Works with the Engineering Department to assist in developing processes and procedures to decrease the probability of errors and irregularities in billing issues.
  • Trains delegates to recognize payroll inconsistencies.
  • Uses situational awareness to anticipate and prevent accidents.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.  
     

Qualifications

Education and Licenses

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or public administration. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license. Must obtain and maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license within six (6) months of employment.

 

Minimum Experience

  • Four (4) years of experience in contract, compliance or customer service. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted.

Competencies

Customer Service
Problem Solving/Analysis
Presentation Skills
Decision Making and Independent Judgment
Research Skills
Communication Proficiency
Reliability
Teamwork Orientation
Conflict Management
Analytical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Leadership

Physical Demands and Work Environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Position demands include frequent speaking, writing and reading reports. Position requires frequent work at a computer utilizing business programs and PTC specific operating systems. Position requires frequent travel and/or fieldwork with exposure to roadway traffic. Occasionally works outside of normal business hours for assigned work assignments.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office environment with low levels of noise, adequate lighting and comfortable temperature. Field environment may include exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable conditions. Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed in field conditions.  

Disclaimer

The information provided in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent(s) within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of the employee(s) assigned to this job. Management has the discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.


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