Full Job Description
The Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) employs approximately 1,600 hard-working and dedicated employees throughout Colorado. We can be seen performing functions as varied as auditing and collecting taxes, issuing driver licenses and motor vehicle titles, marketing lottery products, and regulating liquor, gaming, horse racing, marijuana, and the auto industry in order to assist the citizens of our state.
To empower businesses and individuals through quality customer service, innovation and collaboration.
To become a trusted partner to every Coloradan to help them navigate the complexities of government so they can thrive.
The Department of Revenue offers 10 paid holidays per year, paid vacation and sick leave, BenefitHub program (discounted merchandise, food and travel, etc), CafeWell, employee wellness program and a great benefit package.
Marijuana Enforcement Division
This position is responsible for managing and directing the activities of the Marijuana Enforcement Division including licensing, communications, regulatory compliance, industry education, enforcement, and investigations. The Director must ensure the Division meets all requirements and deadlines as outlined in the State Constitution and the Colorado Revised Statutes relating to the regulation of marijuana in Colorado.
Specific duties of this position include: Continually evaluating the overall function of the Marijuana Enforcement Division. Developing and leading the strategies for operational and administrative improvements. Leading the implementation of change management in identified specific areas of the Division’s operations and administration. Making decisions and leading the strategic operational plan regarding the Division’s operations and administration. Consistently evaluating operations to ensure the mission and vision of the agency are reflected in the work product of the Division. Developing a strategy to evaluate and lead the implementation for quality operational systems which comply with State and Federal law, rules, and regulations. Designing and leading the function of a work efficient environment with maximum productivity. Evaluating and developing creative and innovative methods and guidelines for internal systems to provide full flexibility to better serve the Division’s internal and external customers. Leading all change in methodology and systems improvement at the Division and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Six years of professional experience in business, public administration or law enforcement that included at least two years experience with second-level supervisory responsibilities over professional staff, and high level program management experience which included the planning, development and implementation of budgets, policies, procedures and objectives necessary to achieve the goals of an organization or program, along with the development of a strategic plan.
- Administrative law enforcement or regulatory environment experience
- Legislative processes experience
- Management level experience of one or more programs or disciplines
- Fiscal oversight and budget implementation experience
- Extensive management and leadership experience, including organizational assessment and restructuring, staff recruitment, selection, supervision, and retention, etc.
- Experience in interpreting governmental rules, regulations and laws
- A demonstrated ability to work with elected and high profile positions and officials at the federal, state and local government levels
- A proven ability to work effectively with private business from a regulatory or law enforcement position
- Superior personnel management skills that included leadership of mid level managers with authority over multi-disciplined business units
- Demonstrated ability to partner with public and private organizations, special interest groups, elected and appointed officials, in situations which may be politically sensitive ability and demonstrated experience working with the general public, professionals, consultants, and staff, with sensitivity to their needs, and establishing and meeting priorities Well established negotiation skills and an aptitude for building consensus through cooperation and coalition-building
- Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills
- Proven experience in budget, financial and contract management
- Proven experience in policy analysis, development and implementation
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and public speaking skills
- Ability to problem solve and execute decisions
- Excellent leadership, supervisory and team building skills
- Excellent negotiation and consensus building skills
Necessary Special Requirements
Applicants must successfully pass a background investigation and a tax check prior to appointment to position. Applicants must possess and maintain a Colorado driver’s license.
EQUITY, DIVERSITY, and INCLUSION COMPLIANCE
The Colorado Department of Revenue is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Jacqueline Brown-Tremble at email@example.com
All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be conducted via e-mail. Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked often as time sensitive correspondence such as exam information or notification will take place via email. Please set up your e-mail to accept messages from “state.co.us” and “firstname.lastname@example.org” addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email.
Only complete applications submitted on or before the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected. For assistance with the application process, please review the following video provided by the Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration “Applying for a Job with the State of Colorado”.
Complete Applications must include the following documents:
1) A complete CDOR Application for Announced Vacancy (Submit online using the link in this announcement)
2) A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (Submit online as part of your application)
3) A chronological resume (Attach to your online application, late submissions will not be accepted)
4) A Cover Letter with a Written Narrative. The written narrative should describe your interest in this position and specifically how your education, abilities, skills and experience relate to the requirements, responsibilities and competencies listed in the job announcement. (Attach to your online application, late submissions will not be accepted)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS:
Part of, or the entire comparative analysis for this position, may involve a review of the information submitted in the application material, including the answers to the supplemental questions. Therefore, it is paramount that in the experience portion of the application, the applicant describes the extent to which they possess the education, experience, competencies and background as they relate to the duties outlined in the job announcement, as well as the special and/or preferred qualifications. List your employment history starting with the most recent job, including part-time, temporary, and volunteer jobs. If more than one job was held with a given organization, list each job held as a separate period of employment. Under “Duties,” describe clearly the tasks you performed and the nature of your supervisory, technical, or other responsibilities as they relate to the job for which you are applying. Be complete and specific in detailing of duties. Information must be accurate, including dates of employment. If it is found that information provided is falsified, you will not be considered for a job with the State of Colorado and/or may be removed from a job after hire. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may affect the applicant’s score and/or prevent them from competing in any subsequent measures used to arrive at a top group of applicants. Factors to be assessed are those outlined in the requirements, competencies, and preferred qualifications.
Years will be expressed in terms of full-time equivalent service with full-time workload equal to one (1) Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) year. No more than 1.00 FTE year may be credited in any twelve (12) month period. Positions working 40 hours or less per week will be pro-rated (30 hrs/wk=0.75 FTE=9 mos credit; 20 hrs/wk=0.5 FTE=6 mos credit; 10 hrs/wk=0.25 FTE=3 mos credit)
The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building work environments that are inclusive and reflect our communities and the diverse talents of all people. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds and abilities to apply.