In the Department of
Transportation this class is responsible for administering the fiscal and
administrative operations of the bureau.
direction from the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner or other administrative
official of higher grade.
Administers the programs
and operations of the bureau; directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Administers staff and operations of the bureau;
Develops, implements, and evaluates bureau policies, goals, and objectives to meet department needs;
Designs and develops bureau programs and activities;
Develops, implements, and evaluates department financial related policies, goals, and objectives;
Designs and develops financial related programs and activities;
Implements new procedures and procedural revisions pertaining to policies, departmental personnel regulations, expenditures and administrative methods;
Directs administrative operations for conformance to statutory requirements and departmental rules and regulations;
Determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff;
Designs and implements performance review standards for bureau staff;
Directs financial planning, control and analysis, budget preparation, and performance monitoring;
Prepares appropriate financial reports;
Prepares agency budget;
Maintains contact with department, state, federal, and local individuals regarding policy or program activities;
Provides fiscal and administrative advice to the Commissioners;
Provides direction to other bureaus regarding fiscal and administrative matters;
Acts as the primary liaison to the Office of Policy and Management on behalf of the Commissioner;
Reviews and recommends legislation relating to the fiscal and administrative operations of the department;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
May represent the department in contacts with other public and private agencies, boards, and commissions;
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;
financial planning, control and analysis, budgetary preparation/control and accounting procedures;
administrative operations, functions, and systems;
oral and written communication skills;
administer a large-scale transportation fiscal and administrative planning program relative to a long range master transportation plan;
analyze complex financial data;
plan, organize, integrate and manage a complex organization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years in a
combination of fiscal/administrative functions (e.g. accounting, accounts
examining, budget management, grants administration, personnel, payroll,
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of the
General Experience must have been in a managerial or supervisory capacity.
This capacity is
interpreted as planning, supervising, organizing, directing and/or controlling
resources of a major subdivision of an agency or organization.
For state employees this
experience is interpreted at the level of a Transportation Transit Manager,
Airport Operations Manager, or Transportation Maritime Manager.
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.
A Master's degree in
Public Administration, Finance, or Business may be substituted for one (1)
additional year of the General 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 Transportation Chief of Fiscal and Administrative Services in Salary
Group MP 75 approved October 17, 2020. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section
and modify content) Final No. 23-001