Division Director

Georgia Department of Revenue, Atlanta, GA Published: June 29, 2017
How To Apply
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Job Summary:

Under broad direction of the Deputy Commissioner, the Director oversees the operation and administration of the Alcohol & Tobacco Division (ATD), develops, implements and enforces appropriate policies and procedures; provides leadership to subordinate managers and staff; monitors budget activities; manages human resources and directs administrative activities. The Director is responsible for strategic and tactical planning, contingency planning, and acting as a liaison for business continuity planning and implementation.

The ATD Director leads a diverse group of sworn and non-sworn personnel that provide law enforcement services, administrative process services, licensing functions, excise tax collection and administration, contract oversight, and alcohol and tobacco industry interaction.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record as an effective senior leader with experience managing a multifaceted program and demonstrated business acumen.
The selected candidate will have experience motivating staff, maintaining organizational objectives, fostering positive morale among all employees and inspiring others to succeed. This candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to solve complex issues as they arise.
Position Status: Unclassified                                                        Pay Grade: SRE

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Five years experience as a Georgia POST Certified Law Enforcement Officer with two years of management experience
Five years of supervisory experience in law enforcement, with two years of management experience or higher AND Georgia POST Certification in Law Enforcement
Five years experience as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge in the Alcohol & Tobacco Division (ATD) or an equivalent position in the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) AND POST Certification in Law Enforcement
A combination of education and experience that provided the knowledge and competencies required to lead and operate a Law Enforcement program AND Georgia POST Certification in Law Enforcement

Essential Criteria

-Customer Service: effective communication skills and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with senior level executives, legislators, taxpayers and employees

-Talent Management: demonstrated experience motivating and engaging staff, maintaining organizational objectives, fostering positive morale and inspiring others

-Results Orientation: navigating quickly and effectively to resolve problems and eliminate obstacles even when complex and unique circumstances occur

-Judgment & Decision: developing highly creative and/or effective solutions despite the absence of information and in short time-frames

-Teamwork & Cooperation: experience working with Executive leadership, peers, and subordinates at various levels of the organization to achieve shared goals

-Transformer of Government: challenging the status quo to identify areas for improvement others have overlooked

-Accountability: coaching other leaders on how to gain commitment and buy-in to accomplish State and Agency objectives

-General understanding of the three-tier alcohol distribution system, the alcohol licensing process and the alcohol excise tax systems operational in Georgia

-General understanding of the tobacco distribution system, the tobacco licensing process and the tobacco excise tax systems operational in Georgia


Preferred Criteria:

-Completion of all three levels of POST Supervisory and/or Management Training

-Command College Certification

-Familiarity with Motor Fuel Enforcement

-Knowledge of the Synar Underage Tobacco Program

-Knowledge of the FDA, Center for Tobacco Products compliance and enforcement program in Georgia


Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, only applicants selected for interview will be notified for final applicant selection.
If you need an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process please contact Human Resources Office at (404) 417-2154.
For more information on employment and benefits with the Georgia Department of Revenue, visit our website at https://dor.georgia.gov/ 
All selected applicants for Department of Revenue positions are subject to a State of Georgia tax records check and a criminal background investigation before final approval to begin work. Additional background processes may be in place for some positions, such as law enforcement. In addition, the highest level of education indicated on the Team Georgia Profile will be verified.
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