In the Department of Administrative Services, State Fleet Operations this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in developing programs and procedures to promote the safe and lawful operation of state vehicles.
Works under the general supervision of the Director or Supervisor of State Fleet Operations.
May supervise Fleet Operations Technicians and other assigned staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Coordinates driver training for state employees;
Develops and promotes safe driving procedures;
Investigates and supervises recording of accidents;
Coordinates activities among Fleet Operations, state’s insurance carrier and state client agencies to process claims and take remedial action;
Counsels individuals who have had preventable accidents;
Acts as liaison between agencies to maximize participation in motor vehicle safety programs;
Contacts national, state and local organizations for information on safety procedures and programs;
Participates on state’s accidents review board;
Works with state’s insurance carrier to recommend and implement corrective measures affecting safe driving methods;
Investigates all complaints concerning misuse of state vehicles;
Makes recommendations through Director of State Fleet Operations to agency heads regarding disciplinary action for incidents involving misuse of state vehicles;
Supervises maintenance of files on driver history and agency vehicle accident records;
Analyzes accident statistics;
Prepares statistical and narrative reports on operations and safety programs;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
safe driving practices and motor vehicle laws and regulations;
modern driver improvement programs, principles and practices;
accident prevention procedures and accident reporting procedures;
oral and written communication skills;
conduct investigations, analyze information and statistics and prepare reports on findings;
analyze motor vehicle accidents and their causes and recommend effective control measures;
utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of technical employment in motor vehicle accident or safety investigations or in development, conduct or coordination of driver improvement or driver education programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
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 Fleet Operations Safety Coordinator in Salary Group AR 21 approved effective February 15, 2012. (Revised to modify and add Acknowledgment section) Final No. 23-189