Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Motor Vehicle Program Coordinator

Recruitment #190110-5782AR-001



The State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles is recruiting within the agency for a Motor Vehicle Program Coordinator in The Copy Records unit in Wethersfield.  This is a full-time (40 hours/week), first shift, Monday - Friday position. 

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Thursa Hinson at (860) 263-5640 or

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Motor Vehicles, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application. 

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

This position will be filled in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and meritemployment rules.

Please ensure that your application is complete.  You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.  Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete or inaccurate application will not be considered for this employment opportunity.

(Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, college transcripts, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.)


In the Department of Motor Vehicles, Central Office, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in researching, developing, coordinating, enforcing and evaluating a comprehensive motor vehicle program.


Performs specialized programmatic duties in motor vehicle or driver licensing safety, enforcement, regulation or administration; coordinates, plans and manages program activities; secures input for program and ensures conformance with requirements of federal and state laws; develops or assists in development of program policy; formulates program goals and objectives; interprets and administers pertinent laws; coordinates and implements approved plans and mandated edicts; makes recommendations on policies and standards; coordinates implementation of plan; evaluates progress of programs and prepares quarterly and annual reports; develops and maintains accurate, auditable records; recommends policies and procedures to improve enforcement of program; coordinates training and education to ensure compliance; assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contacts with operating units, agencies and outside officials both within and outside of program unit who might impact on program activities; prepares short and long-range plans; makes recommendations for program improvements; assigns and reviews work; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; provides technical direction to program staff; represents department at meetings; may direct staff and operations of a major program area; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of research principles and practices; knowledge of program planning, development and evaluation; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to read, interpret and apply statutes and regulations; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.


Seven (7) years of experience in program administration, planning, coordination, development or evaluation.


1. 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.
2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks; 
  • Strong leadership skills in the area of staff development, and progressive discipline when appropriate;
  • Advanced knowledge of the Registration transactions;
  • Advanced knowledge of motor vehicle laws, statutes and regulations that pertain to this Division.  



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.