PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In one of the Department of Motor Vehicles divisions, supervises administration of division activities (i.e., Driver Licensing, Dealers and Repairers, Emissions, Public Transportation, etc.).
Receives general direction from a Motor Vehicle Division Chief or Assistant Division Chief.
Supervises Motor Vehicle Sergeants, Motor Vehicle Inspectors, and other assigned personnel.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assigns, supervises, and reviews work of staff in division activities; recommends regulations and procedures of administration of inspections and investigations; maintains necessary supplies for office operations; directs assigned staff, including orientation, training, counseling, evaluation, and discipline in accordance with department standards; assigns duties and reviews results for accuracy, effectiveness, and conformance with policy; reviews and evaluates courtesy and attitude toward the public; studies, analyzes, and evaluates the tasks performed by the unit; keeps records and submits pertinent reports; may assist in inspection and investigation work as required; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of the motor vehicle laws and the regulations of the Motor Vehicle Department; considerable knowledge of the parts and equipment of motor vehicles; considerable knowledge of the methods of operation of motor vehicle dealers and repairers and garages; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to make thorough investigations and prepare comprehensive written reports; supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience in the repair of motor vehicles or in related investigatory or regulatory work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Motor Vehicle Sergeant or its equivalent.
Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License during employment in this class. At time of appointment, applicant must not have accumulated more than seven (7) points according to the Motor Vehicle Department's Point System within the five (5) year period preceding date of application.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(09)-PROTECT SERV (NP-5)
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Motor Vehicle Lieutenant in Salary Group MP 60 approved effective February 11, 2011. (Revised to change bargaining unit assignment)