PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Labor this class is accountable for directing work of the Wage and Workplace Standards Division and supervising formulation and enforcement of wage and workplace standards laws and orders issued under the Federal and State government.
Receives administrative direction from the Commissioner of Labor or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff of the division.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of division; coordinates, plans and manages division activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policy and procedures; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in the preparation of division budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on program activities; directs enforcement of minimum wage laws, women and minor hours laws, wage non-payment and collections laws and related laws; determines investigative priorities and staff assignments; reviews and evaluates Division reports and statistics to determine if program goals are being met; recommends and assists in the preparation of legislation; reviews, interprets and administers proposed and enacted State and Federal legislation; develops, negotiates and implements reciprocal agreements with other states; reviews all arrest warrants; reviews actions and determines if civil penalties are warranted; reviews non-routine reports and evidence prepared for court action; plans and directs collection of wage rate data; serves as a liaison with Homeland Security and Immigration; testifies in court actions; conducts or attends orientation programs or public hearings relative to wage and workplace standards; provides training to employers on wage and workplace standards laws; supervises survey of an industry after selection for establishment of minimum wage regulations; holds hearing on disputed cases; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of and ability to interpret relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of principles and practices of public service administration with emphasis on effective organization, administration and management of a government program; knowledge of state structure and organization of labor services; knowledge of federal and local agencies responsible for enforcement of labor legislation; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; skill in public speaking.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years' employment in the enforcement of labor legislation.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years' of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Supervisory capacity is interpreted as scheduling, assigning and overseeing work, establishing performance standards for employees and taking corrective measures to implement those standards.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's Degree in public administration, business administration or other closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group MP 67 approved effective September 23, 1996 (Revised to modify content, change Salary Plan and retitle)