Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation Supervising District Services Agent

Recruitment #190814-8716FE-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the Transportation Supervising District Services Agent position in the District One Special Services Section Unit. This is a 40-hour position, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Incumbents in this postions will be required to travel and at times, work nights. In order to be eligible to apply, applicants must hold a valid Driver's License and meet the "Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities." Incumbents in this position will be required to possess a valid driver's license.

The purpose of this Transportation Supervising District Services Agent position within the Department of Transportation is accountable for supervising a staff in the District Maintenance Office engaged in the investigation, issuance and inspection of highway encroachment permits, or a staff in the Office of Maintenance engaged in the completion of engineering reviews of major permit/traffic generator applications, encroachment agreements and property release concurrences.

Applicants invited to interview will be required to produce a copy of their current valid Driver's License, a copy of their Master Application and their last two service ratings at the time of interview, or they will be immediately disqualified.  

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 and Preferred 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 equivalent).

Ensure that your application is complete before submitting it. Applicants will be unable to make revisions once their application is submitted into the JobAps system. Applicants who submit and subsequently withdraw their application will not be able to resubmit for the same posting.

NOTE: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to answer additional questions and/or submit additional documentation which supports their qualifications for this position. These documents may include; cover letters, college transcripts, verification of degree completion, proof of licensure, performance appraisals, employment/supervisor references, etc.

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 Supervising District Services Agent vacancies that occur at the District One Rocky Hill Administrative building 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 Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics

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

Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment please contact Diane Tyc at diane.tyc@ct.gov and reference Position No. 28833.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Transportation this class is accountable for supervising a staff in a District Maintenance Office engaged in the investigation, issuance and inspection of highway encroachment permits, or a staff in the Office of Maintenance engaged in the completion of engineering reviews of major permit/traffic generator applications, encroachment agreements and property release concurrences.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence.

IN A DISTRICT MAINTENANCE OFFICE: supervises and coordinates the issuance of encroachment permits for all work to be done within the highway right-of-way throughout a District; this includes, but is not limited to, permits issued to property owners, public utilities, municipalities and other State agencies; is responsible for the review of major traffic generators and the issuance of encroachment permits as required by the Connecticut General Statutes, as revised; monitors all phases of the District permit process to ensure compliance with Department policy and procedure and compliance with General Statutes, plans and specifications; performs related duties as required.

IN THE OFFICE OF MAINTENANCE: provides assistance in the development and coordination of programs and activities; supervises and coordinates engineering reviews of major permit/traffic generator applications with other divisions of the Department and the District Offices; supervises and coordinates reviews for property lease or release concurrences; supervises investigations on complex claims and complaints involving the District Offices; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of highway engineering as applied to construction, reconstruction, maintenance and survey; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze engineering plans and specifications; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Eight (8) 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 a lead capacity responsible for significant 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 Maintenance Planner 3, Transportation General Supervisor (Maintenance) (Bridge) (Signs and Markings), Transportation District Electrical Supervisor, Transportation Engineer 2 with lead responsibilities, Transportation Maintenance Planner 2 with lead responsibilities or Transportation District Services Agent 2.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training in engineering may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


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.



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