Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation Public Concessions Supervisor

Recruitment #191010-8844AR-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) seeks qualified individuals for the position of Transportation Public Concessions Supervisor within the Office of Property and Facilities Services. This position is first shift, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There may be occasional weekend and early or late shifts as deemed necessary. This position is assigned to work at the Newington headquarters facility, but due to this office's oversight of statewide operation of all 23 Concessions service plazas, extensive travel utilizing a State car will be required.

This class is accountable for supervising Transportation Public Concessions Inspectors engaged in the inspection of restaurants, motor vehicle fueling stations, convenience stores, and other concessions activities to ensure compliance with operating standards as provided for in the concessionaires' contracts. If hired, the employee will be required to attend (at the Department's expense) an Environmental Health Training Program.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications and the Preferred Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.

Applicants must possess and retain a valid driver's license. Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. 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.

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

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.

Direct questions pertaining to this recruitment to Reference #119334.


In the Department of Transportation, Concessions Unit, this class is accountable for supervising Public Concessions Inspectors engaged in the inspection of restaurants, automotive service stations and other concessions activities to insure compliance with operating standards as provided for in the concessionaires' contracts.


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 make 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; supervises an inspection program for leased restaurants and automotive service stations to insure compliance with prescribed standards of price and quality of food, beverages and other sale items, cleanliness and condition of premises, and adequacy of service and service personnel; investigates public complaints and effects remedial action; assists in directing administrative activities of the Concessions Unit; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of the principles of effective public relations; some knowledge of public food service or automotive service operations; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability; ability to utilize computer software.


Seven (7) years of experience in general business or sales management, property management or business contract administration.


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.


Preferred candidates will have 1-2 years supervisory experience in a union environment; a current ServSafe certification; the ability to work independently, multi-task, and effectively prioritize tasks; high ethical standards; the ability to interpret and apply State and Agency policies and procedures, State and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; demonstrated experience utilizing computer programs to track data; the ability to interpret and apply contract language, public health and environmental requirements.



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.