Position Overview

The Illinois Tollway is dedicated to providing and promoting a safe and efficient system of highways while ensuring the highest possible level of service to our customers. Whether it’s I-PASS, the Move Illinois Program, open road tolling or keeping you safe with our H.E.L.P. trucks, we are committed to delivering great benefits and services to customers.

The Tollway is a user-fee system – no state or federal tax dollars are used to support maintenance and operations. Operations are funded by toll and concession revenues.

Under the leadership of the Board of Directors and Executive Staff, the Tollway is committed to achieving the following goals: increase collaboration with regional transportation and planning agencies, promote the regional economy, maintain financial integrity, foster environmental responsibility and sustainability, maintain the safety and efficiency of the Tollway system, further transparency and accountability, enhance customer service, and maintain public trust.

In support of this vision, the Deputy Chief of Facilities and Fleet oversees the projects, policies, budget, personnel and initiatives to support Facilities and Fleet Operations which also includes Warehousing, Messenger Services, CIS Records Division, Mobile Shop, and Mail Room Services.

Essential Job Functions

Position Responsibilities

The Deputy Chief of Facilities and Fleet Operation’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develops the Facilities and Fleet Department’s objectives, policies, and programs.
  • Ensure the execution and monitoring of Tollway programming, goals, objectives and operations
  • Exercise sound judgment in responding to various inquiries and requests, including those of a sensitive nature; prioritizing those requiring the Chief of Facilities and Fleet’s immediate attention
  • Provide regular input into the development and implementation of new departmental policies
  • Manage staff and provide critical direction in all departmental divisions ensure the proper handling of personnel issues including performance appraisals and the implementation of disciplinary action
  • Conduct staff meetings and delegates to ensure all administrative functions of the Facilities and Fleet Department are properly executed and enforced
  • Responsible for presenting to outside agencies, professional organizations and other public groups


Position Qualifications

Education (Required)

  • Associate ‘s Degree from an accredited college in a related field of study or the Equivalent of Education and Experience

Education (Preferred)

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related field of study

Skills and Experience (Required)

  • Two to five years minimum of progressively responsible experience managing multiple divisions simultaneously
  • Extensive knowledge of Tollway operations
  • Experience in managing a multi-site unionized workforce
  • Experience in the interpretation of union contract language.
  • Experience in handling highly confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and work effectively while adhering to strict deadlines in a fast-paced complex environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Superior organizational, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Ability to use a range of technology and tools, including but not limited to Microsoft Office
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Skills and Experience (Preferred)

  • Working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft-Word, PowerPoint, Kronos, E-builder, Catapult, MAR, and various SAP applications

The Illinois Tollway is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, disability, unfavorable discharge from military services, age, order of protection status, military status, sex or sexual orientation.