Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation District Services Agent 1

Recruitment #191015-8636FE-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 1, in the P-4 Bargaining Unit. This is a 40 hour position located in District IV Special Services unit, Bureau of Highway Operations. The incumbent will be responsible for independently performing a full range of tasks in the inspection of work performed under permit or of road conditions involving traffic regulatory measures. Incumbent is required to possess a valid driver's license and to travel to all locations through District 4 area.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet 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 qualifcations 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 future Transportation District Services Agent 1 vacancies that occur in the Special Services unit located in Thomaston, in the next 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 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 Jackie Ciampi at Jacqueline.Ciampi@ct.gov and Reference # 31413 and #30393.

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 in an assigned district for independently performing a full range of tasks in the inspection of work performed under permit or of road conditions involving traffic regulatory measures.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Reviews permit applications, bonds, insurance certificates and plans and specifications prior to construction; participates in pre-construction meetings; inspects work affecting state highways by property owners, public utilities, municipalities, general contractors and other state agencies performed under permit to insure compliance with permit specifications, safety procedures and state and local regulations; recommends field changes; verifies completion of permit work; investigates complaints and conducts inspections pertaining to following: illegal encroachments, cross culvert and drainage system installations and new project initiations, major traffic generators and other related matters; prepares drainage project estimates; makes recommendations for improvements pertaining to traffic related matters; reviews roads scheduled for resurfacing; prepares pre-construction and progress reports; coordinates traffic services memoranda and maintains records; maintains contact with other departmental and outside officials regarding projects; may assist Agents of higher grade with investigations; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of basic principles and practices of highway engineering as applied to construction, reconstruction, maintenance, drainage or traffic; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to read and interpret plans, maps, specifications, regulations and statutes; investigatory ability; ability to prepare charts and graphs; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of field work in highway construction, reconstruction, maintenance and/or drainage projects or traffic control studies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in the inspection of 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 Engineer 1, Transportation Maintenance Planner 1, Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader (Highway Maintenance) (Bridge Maintenance) (Electrical Maintenance) (Tree Maintenance) (Signs and Markings), Transportation Supervisor (Bridge Maintenance), Transportation Landscape Designer 1, Qualified Craft Worker (Electrical) or Transportation Maintainer 4.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

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.