In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for directing the administrative activities of the State Traffic Administration.
Receives executive direction from the Commissioner.
Directs staff of the State Traffic Administration.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of the State Traffic Administration;
Coordinates, plans and manages the office's activities, assuring timely reviews and approvals in compliance with statutory standards of all matters within the office's mandate;
Initiates and schedules traffic engineering studies;
Develops and maintains files and records of permit applications, correspondence, and related materials;
Coordinates publication of and revisions to the State Traffic Administration Manual;
Determines project priorities based upon office's requirements;
Ensures maintenance of and public access to office decisions and records;
Certifies records for submission to legal authorities;
Transmits office decisions to appropriate parties;
Assists in the development of related policy and regulations affecting the office;
Assists in the preparation of the office budget;
Represents the office before legislative committees and other public assemblies and may testify in court proceedings;
Represents the Department as the permit ombudsman with the Department of Economic and Community Development;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
and ability to interpret and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations governing the administration and operations of State Traffic Administration;
Knowledge of basic principles of traffic engineering and statutory provisions of traffic control and highway safety;
oral and written communication skills;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of professional experience in the planning and execution of complex transportation related projects.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity responsible for planning, designing, or implementing traffic related projects.
NOTE: For state employees, this experience is interpreted at the level of a Transportation Supervising Engineer (Engineering) or Transportation Supervising Planner.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(12)-General Administration and Management
(1)-Officials And Administrators
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Executive Director of the State Traffic Administration in Salary Group MP 69 approved effective April 01, 2022. (Revised to modify Purpose of Job Class section and adjust salary group) Item No. 23-037R