Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Transportation District Services Agent 2

Recruitment #191016-8836FE-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) invites its qualified agency employees to apply for the position of Transportation District Services Agent 2 located in the District 1 Highway Operations, Special Services Section, Rocky Hill. This 40-hour position is in the P-4 Bargaining Unit. The hours of work are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 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, which also involves lead responsibilities directing lower level staff in the performance of their duties.

The incumbent is required to possess a valid driver's license and to travel to all locations throughout District 1 area from Durham/Wallingford to the Massachusetts state line.

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).

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, foreign education equivalency reports from a recognized USA accrediting service, proof of licensure, performance appraisals, employment/supervisory 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 other vacancies for this classification that occur in District 1 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
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 Diane Tyc at and reference position #29318.


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.


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 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.


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


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.


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.


Excellent written and oral communications skills



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.