In the Department of Motor Vehicles this class is accountable for administering the programs and operations of a division.
Receives executive direction from a Deputy Commissioner or other administrative official of higher grade.
Administers programs and operations of an assigned division; directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Administers staff and operations of an assigned division;
Develops, implements and evaluates division policies, goals and objectives;
Designs and develops division programs and activities;
Implements new procedures, procedural revisions and regulations;
Interprets and administers pertinent departmental laws;
Determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff;
Designs and implements performance review standards for division staff;
Prepares division budget;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of division who might impact on policy or program activities;
Represents Commissioner on sensitive division related activities including testimony at legislative hearings;
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;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
relevant agency policies and procedures;
oral and written communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of professional experience in business, public or law enforcement administration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity.
NOTE: Managerial capacity is defined as formulating program goals and objectives, developing and implementing program procedures, initiating program policies and developing and monitoring a budget.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (½) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.
A Master's degree in business administration, public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
A law degree may be substituted for two (2) additional years of the General Experience.
For state employees two (2) years of experience at the level of a Motor Vehicle Hub Branch Manager may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(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 Motor Vehicle Division Chief in Salary Group MP 68 approved effective November 15, 2013. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final 22-007