Who do you think the next director of the Idaho Transportation Department will be? Maybe a traffic engineer or transportation planner? Or how about a sanitation worker or lion trainer? It could happen, according to the Idaho Transportation Board, as long as the person chosen has all the other required skills, including leadership skills, business acumen, political skills and “a minimum of five years of senior executive level management experience.
Here's an article from the Spokesman's 'Eye On Boise' blog about how the search for a ITD Director may consider applicants who don't have a transportation background.