Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Oklahoma Turnpike Authority
P.O. Box 11357
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0357
Attn: Cheryl O’Rourke
The Executive Director serves as the chief executive officer of the Oklahoma Turnpike
Authority (OTA) and is responsible for providing strategic leadership by working
with the Board of Directors and the executive management team to establish long
range goals, strategies, plans and policies.
The Executive Director has general supervision over the conduct and management of
the Authority’s affairs and general supervision over all of the employees and administrative
officers of the Authority, subject, however, to the direction and control of the
members of the Authority.
This position reports directly to the Board of Directors and formulates or recommends
all actions to be considered by the Board. The Board delegates responsibility for
management of the day-to-day operations to the Executive Director. The Executive
Director has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with
the direction established by the Board. The Executive Director performs the following
The Executive Director should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following
Adaptability: Demonstrate a willingness to be flexible in a changing work
environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.
Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and
ensure that behavior is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values
of the organization.
Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships
with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and
timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization
and to create new opportunities.
Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve
problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best
interest of the organization and build effective succession planning within the
Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and
risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interest of the
Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards
goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create
and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and
process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations
and/or resolve the problem.
Think Strategically: Assess options and actions based on trends and conditions
in the environment, and the vision and values of the organization.
A bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, accounting, engineering
or a closely related field and eight years of experience in various transportation
and/or public government management/leadership roles, three years of which must
have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or an equivalent combination
of education and experience, substituting one additional year of experience for
each year of the degree. Tolling experience and expertise preferred.
We are looking for dependable, outgoing and honest people with recent customer service
and cash-handling experience to represent the State of Oklahoma as Toll Collectors.
These positions will be contracted through Freedom Personnel.
Will compile and maintain non-monetary reports and records, compute and record totals
of transaction, monitor currency, coin, or cash drawer, and provide customer service.
Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
Assesses tolls, collects monies and makes change at OTA Toll Plaza; provides color
coded entry tickets at side entry toll gates. Accounts for monies received by checking
beginning and ending balance; reconciles receipts with beginning and ending balance
and deposits monies and receipts in safe after shift; removes coin vaults from the
automatic coin machines and moves the vaults to a designated holding area. Handles
emergency situations occurring in the operation of a toll booth; assists in moving
vehicles from the toll lanes; keeps toll plaza lanes and island clean and clear
by using hand tools and distributing cleaning or de-icing material on the toll lanes.
Operates a two-way radio and telephone communication station in toll booth to summon
law enforcement officers or supervisory assistance and to receive instructions;
maintains traffic surveillance in cooperation with law enforcement and other authorities
to identify persons or vehicles for which they have been alerted. Provides patrons
with an assortment of travel information such as points of interest, parks and rest
areas; explains turnpike regulations; secures help for disabled vehicles or travelers;
reports accidents or incidents to proper authority; prepares reports concerning
incidents that have occurred during the shift as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Requires previous verifiable experience working with the
public which involved cash exchange, retail sales work or closely related work;
or an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting the completion
of thirty (30) semester hours from an accredited college or university for the required
experience. Must have Oklahoma Driver's License. Able to pass background check.
Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner.
Complete the Freedom Personnel Application and save to a file. Email the saved file
to email@example.com. Please
type the words "Interview Request" in the subject line.
Current or reinstateable classified state employees: May apply for indicated
vacancies during specified time frame by sending OPM Form 4B and a cover letter
to include mailing address and day time telephone number directly to Oklahoma Turnpike
Authority HR Section.
Oklahoma Office of Personnel Management.
* To apply for classified positions, submit an application to the Oklahoma Office
of Personnel Management, (OPM) at 2101 North Lincoln Boulevard • Oklahoma City,
Oklahoma Turnpike Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer