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Commission begins search for Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation

Posted January 27, 2017

The Florida Transportation Commission is conducting a search for an outstanding forward-thinking individual to lead and manage Florida’s Department of Transportation, an agency with over 6,000 employees and an annual budget of $10.8 billion. This individual must be personally committed to improving the mobility and economic strength of one of the nation’s fastest growing states through effective planning strategies that support the utilization of innovative technology, finance and industry best practices.

The Secretary of Transportation must have a proven track record as an effective administrator who, by a combination of education and experience, possesses a broad knowledge of the administrative, financial and technical aspects of the development, operation and regulation of multimodal transportation systems and facilities.

The Florida Transportation Commission will conduct interviews and nominate three candidates for submission to the Governor. The Secretary will then be appointed by and will serve at the pleasure of the Governor of Florida.

Note that the “Government in the Sunshine” laws of Florida require that all documents related to the search process, including applications, will be available for public inspection. All interviews will be open to the public.

Please direct detailed resumes to: Jay Trumbull, Chairman, Florida Transportation Commission, 605 Suwannee Street, M.S. 9; Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0450, or submit by facsimile to 850-414-4234 or e-mail to matthew.ubben@dot.state.fl.us. Resumes will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, March 20, 2017. If submitting by facsimile or e-mail, applicant must confirm receipt by calling the Commission to obtain a receipt confirmation code. Inquiries may be made by contacting the Florida Transportation Commission at (850) 414-4105.

Welcome to the Florida Transportation Commission

This website seeks to be a source of information about the Florida Transportation Commission (FTC), a nine-member commission that evaluates, reviews, and makes recommendations on matters pertaining to Florida transportation policies, initiatives or revisions. To learn more about the Commission, its mission and overview, please go to "About the Florida Transportation Commission."

Press Releases

Commission Applauds Central Florida AV Partnership

Posted February 10, 2017

TALLAHASSEE – The U.S. Department of Transportation recently selected the Central Florida Automated Vehicle Partnership as one of 10 proving ground designations throughout the country that will foster innovations that can safely transform personal and commercial mobility, expand capacity, and open new doors to disadvantaged people and communities. According to a press release, these designations are a logical next step in the Department’s effort to advance the safe deployment of automated vehicle (AV) technology. More info...

Commission Begins Search for Secretary of the Florida DOT

Posted February 10, 2017

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Transportation Commission is conducting a search for an outstanding forward-thinking individual to lead and manage Florida’s Department of Transportation, an agency with over 6,000 employees and an annual budget of $10.8 billion. This individual must be personally committed to improving the mobility and economic strength of one of the nation’s fastest growing states through effective planning strategies that support the utilization of innovative technology, finance and industry best practices. More info...

Commission Workshop/Meeting

Our next Commission Workshop and Meeting will be:

  • FTC Workshop, January 11, 2017 in Tallahassee at the Haydon Burns Building Executive Conference room.
  • FTC Meeting, January 27, 2017 in Orlando at the Hyatt Hotel Orlando International Airport.

Workshop Agenda        Meeting Agenda

FTC Highlights

Transportation Authority Monitoring and Oversight (FY 2015)

Performance and Production Review (FY 2015/2016)

Management Compensation Study of the Florida Department of Transportation
(Final Report 2015)


Review of the Tentative Work Program (FY 2016/2017 - 2020/21)