Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Motor Vehicle Program Coordinator

Recruitment #210615-5782AR-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles is recruiting for a Motor Vehicle Program Coordinator position within the CT DMV Vehicle Business Regulations Division.  This is a full time (Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00p.m.) position located in Wethersfield, CT. 

Duties will include being responsible for Planning and managing all programs for the Connecticut DMV title system. The selected candidate will coordinate titling process through research involving NCIC checks, Car fax reports and other internal systems. Additionally, interprets and apply pertinent motor vehicle laws relating to vehicle registrations, developed standards for lienholders and service providers regarding add/release security interests to a vehicle’s ownership document, enhance title branding, including, salvage, junks, manufacturers buy back, flood and bonded.

Selection Plan

Please note that in order to apply for the above job posting, you have to be a current employee of Department of Administrative Services and must have permanent status.*

*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).
Please ensure your JobAps application is complete prior to submission.  You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.

The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the closing date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified. Candidates who submit an untimely, incomplete, or inaccurate application may not be considered for this employment opportunity.

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s).  These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

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.

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

Any questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Uma Arun at


In the Department of Motor Vehicles, Central Office, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in researching, developing, coordinating, enforcing and evaluating a comprehensive motor vehicle program.


Performs specialized programmatic duties in motor vehicle or driver licensing safety, enforcement, regulation or administration; coordinates, plans and manages program activities; secures input for program and ensures conformance with requirements of federal and state laws; develops or assists in development of program policy; formulates program goals and objectives; interprets and administers pertinent laws; coordinates and implements approved plans and mandated edicts; makes recommendations on policies and standards; coordinates implementation of plan; evaluates progress of programs and prepares quarterly and annual reports; develops and maintains accurate, auditable records; recommends policies and procedures to improve enforcement of program; coordinates training and education to ensure compliance; assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contacts with operating units, agencies and outside officials both within and outside of program unit who might impact on program activities; prepares short and long-range plans; makes recommendations for program improvements; assigns and reviews work; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; provides technical direction to program staff; represents department at meetings; may direct staff and operations of a major program area; performs related duties as required.


Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of research principles and practices; knowledge of program planning, development and evaluation; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to read, interpret and apply statutes and regulations; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.


Seven (7) years of experience in program administration, planning, coordination, development or evaluation.


1. 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 for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


  • Familiar with CIVLS, CATER, Vehicle ownership, NMVTIS, Car Fax.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of agency-wide CT DMV processes and procedures, as well as proficient in all aspects of the processing of registration and certificate of title.
  • Understanding of federal and state statutes as they relate to vehicle and vessel registration.
  • Experience with written communication, conflict resolution, leadership and demonstrated supervisory skills with DMV staff;
  • Communication skills including the ability to transfer knowledge to others through training and the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers;
  • Experience with accessing and control of sensitive confidential information;



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.