Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation District Services Agent 2 (40 Hour)

Recruitment #190211-8836FE-001

Introduction

          

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Transportation District Services Agent 2. This is a 40 hour position that is located in the Special Services Unit of the District IV Highway Operations, Office of Maintenance. The work hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This successful candidate will be responsible for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in investigations of road conditions, issuance of construction permits or other traffic regulatory measures. Travel to all locations throughout District IV is also required.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Transportation, 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).

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.

The candidate pool resulting from this posting may be used to fill Transportation District Services Agent 2 vacancies that occur in Thomaston in the next twelve (12) months. Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethice for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics.

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jacqueline Ciampi at Jacqueline.Ciampi@ct.gov and reference position #30245.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation, Central Office of Maintenance or a District Maintenance Office this class is accountable for acting as a working lead and/or for performing the most complex tasks in investigations of road conditions, issuance of construction permits or other traffic regulatory measures.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

LEAD LEVEL: As assigned by a supervisor distributes, prioritize, oversees and reviews office unit work; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, consultant staffs and other outside officials regarding unit office policies and standards; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

ADVANCED WORKING LEVEL: Investigates requests for encroachment permits on work affecting state highway rights of way; coordinates permit investigations to incorporate specifications of units affected; confers with contractors, engineers, property owners and others concerning construction and rights of way plans; checks agreements, applications, forms, collateral permits, and related documents for accuracy and sufficiency; recommends and writes permits for work to be done; investigates traffic complaints; conducts surveys and investigates major traffic generators including rotary installations, traffic signals, channelizing islands, turning movements, hazardous locations and fatal accident sites; compiles and analyzes traffic statistics and makes recommendations; prepares detailed technical reports, graphical and tabular data and charts to support recommendations; recommends detours and alternate routes; conducts site inventory of road signs; attends public hearings pertaining to traffic control; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of basic principles and practices of highway engineering as applied to construction, reconstruction, maintenance and survey; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to read and interpret plans, maps, specifications, regulations and statutes; ability to conduct technical research and prepare technical reports, charts and graphs; ability to utilize computer software; some lead ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of field work in highway construction, reconstruction, maintenance and/or drainage projects or traffic control studies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in the inspection of complex highway construction, reconstruction, maintenance and/or drainage projects or traffic control studies.

NOTE: For State Employees this is interpreted at or above the level of Transportation General Supervisor (Maintenance) (Bridge) (Signs and Markings), Transportation District Electrical Supervisor, Transportation Maintenance Planner 1, Transportation Supervisor (Bridge Maintenance), Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Highway Maintenance) (Bridge Maintenance) (Electrical Maintenance) (Tree Maintenance) (Signs and Markings) or Transportation Landscape Designer 1.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training in engineering 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. For State Employees one (1) year at the level of Transportation District Services Agent 1 or Transportation Engineer 1 in the inspection of roadway construction and/or maintenance reconstruction or performing traffic engineering may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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.